Prof. Yiannis Ventikos

Prof. Yiannis Ventikos

Yiannis Ventikos is the Kennedy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at University College London. He has worked or studied in Greece, France, the USA and Switzerland.

Prof Ventikos has established the Fluidics and Biocomplexity Group that currently involves more than twenty researchers, mostly at the doctoral and postdoctoral level. He has published about 100 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, has contributed chapters in 5 books, has presented more than 200 papers in international conferences and workshops and has filed six international patents to date. He is the senior academic founder of a spin-out company and consults internationally in topics of his expertise. He has served as a reviewer for more than 50 academic journals as well as for textbook and monograph publishers. He is on the editorial board of four journals, and on the scientific and/or organising committee of numerous international conferences and workshops.

Main Research Interests and Areas of Application
  • Biomedical Engineering & Biomechanics
Biomechanics of vascular disease
Drug delivery
Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics
Developmental and Respiratory microfluidics
Surgical Planning & Predictive Diagnostics
Transport Phenomena in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
Tissue Engineering
  • Computational Methods for the Simulation of Complex Systems
Micro- and Nano-Technologies
Molecular dynamics, nanoparticle, nanodroplet and nanobubble dynamics
Novel manufacturing processes
Environmental transport phenomena
Massively parallel computing
Visualization techniques, virtual reality and multimedia applications
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Organogenesis & Morphogenesis, Pattern Formation and Biocomplexity
Chaotic advection, kinematic mixing
Role: Researcher

Contact Details

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  • Address
    Gower St London
  • City
  • Zip Code
    WC1E 6BT
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Telephone
    +44 20 7679 2000