Texas Tech University

Siva A. Vanapalli, Ph.D.

Professor and Bryan Pearce Bagley Regents Chair in Engineering

Email: siva.vanapalli@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.1757

Secondary Phone: 806.742.3553

Fax: 806.742.3552

Website: Vanapalli Research Group

Researcher ID: P-3832-2016

Mailing Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Chemical Engineering
Box 43121
Lubbock, TX 79409−3121

Siva A. Vanapalli

Research Interests

  • Microfluidics
  • Fluid mechanics of drops, polymer solutions and cells
  • Tumor cell mechanics and cancer diagnostics
  • Devices for drug screening
  • Devices for C. elegans biology

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, (2006)
  • M.S., Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University, (2001)
  • B.T., Agricultural and Food Engineering (with Honors), Indian Institute of Technology, (1998)

Chemical Engineering