Our undergrad researcher Ethan Shoemaker will start an internship at NASA Glenn Research Center this summer where he will continue his research on physics-informed neural networks (PINN). Ethan will then move to UC Irvine for grad school. Also, our PhD
Distinguished mentorship award
Dr. Arzani received the NAU College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences 2022 Distinguished Mentorship Award (one award for the entire college).
NSF CAREER Award!!
Dr. Arzani has received the highly prestigious NSF CAREER Award. The five-year project (~$508k) is titled “CAREER: Synergistic physics-based and deep learning cardiovascular flow modeling” and is funded by the NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Program. The award will build
APS DFD conference: back to in-person!
Dr. Arzani, Maryam, and Mostafa will present their work at APS DFD conference. Dr. Arzani is part of the organizing committee (abstract sorting and in charge of assigning session chairs) and will chair the “Biological Fluid Dynamics: Data-driven Hemodynamics” session.
New NSF grant
We have received a new Collaborative NSF grant (ECCS-Comms Circuits & Sens Sys Program) to support our scientific machine learning research. Specifically, we will be enhancing 4D flow MRI data by data assimilation, deep learning, and image processing. In collaboration
SB3C + USNCCM conferences
Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport (SB3C): Sara will present her work titled “Role of coherent structures in airflow mediated infectious disease spread with expiratory particles”, and MohammadReza will present his work titled “Aortic valve dynamics coupled with growth and remodeling
APS DFD Conference
Dr. Arzani and Milad will present at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) 2020 conference (virtual). Dr. Arzani’s talk on data-driven modeling in blood flow could be viewed here:
We have been awarded an NSF grant from NSF’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC). The project is about multiscale modeling of cardiovascular disease growth. Thank you NSF! (PI: Amir Arzani).
Ali defended his MS thesis. He published three first-author journal papers, presented at multiple conferences, and contributed to other projects in our lab. He has got three fellowships (UC Berkeley, Michigan, UIUC). Ali will join University of Michigan to do
APS DFD Conference
Dr. Arzani, graduate students Ali, Milad, and Reza as well as undergraduate students Connor and Chad will present their research at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Conference on 11/23/19 (Seattle, WA). Dr. Arzani will be the Chair for the
Mostafa will present his research on atherosclerosis biomechanics at the upcoming Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) conference on 10/17/2019 (Philadelphia, PA).
Biomedical industry grant!
We have received a research grant from W. L. Gore & Associates for research collaboration on computer modeling of medical devices.
Mostafa will present his research on coronary artery atherosclerosis (podium talk) at the upcoming US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM) conference on 7/28/2019 (Austin, TX). Also, Dr. Arzani is invited by the “Computational Multiphysics Modeling of Cardiovascular Systems” minisymposium
Ali will present his research (podium talk) related to particle transport in lung airways at the upcoming Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C) Conference on 06/25/19 (Seven Springs, PA). Dr. Arzani will be the Chair for the “Patient-specific flow
Cardiovascular Biomechanics Lab students will present their research at the upcoming American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) Conference on 4/14/19 (Las Vegas, NV).
We have been awarded a grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to support our research on atherosclerosis (PI: Amir Arzani).
APS DFD conference
Dr. Arzani, Ali, and Symon will give podium presentations at the upcoming APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Conference on 11/18/18 (Atlanta, GA). Dr. Arzani will be the Chair for the “Biological fluid dynamics: Hemodynamics” session.
Congrats to our new PhD student Mostafa Mahmoudi for receiving the NAU Presidential Fellowship, and Connor Moreno for receiving the 2018-2019 NASA Space Grant Fellowship.
APS DFD conference
Dr. Arzani will present “Wall shear stress fixed points in blood flow” at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Conference on 11/19/17 (Denver, CO).
The Cardiovascular Biomechanics Lab website is now launched!