Guru Giridharan

Associate Professor, Bioengineering

About

Guruprasad A. Giridharan received his B.Tech in chemical engineering from the University of Madras, India in 1998, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT in 2002. He joined the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Louisville in 2006. His current research foci include biomedical device development and testing, physiologic control systems, mechanical circulatory support for Fontan circulation, and myocardial recovery strategies. In the past 6 years, Dr. Giridharan has generated over $20 Million in research funding, which includes grant awards from the American Heart Association, NIH R01, NIH R15, and NIH SBIR programs. He has published 53 peer reviewed manuscripts, 83 abstracts, 3 book chapters, and 19 patents and disclosures.

Academic Experience

Control systems, cardiovascular dynamics, artificial organs, biomechanics, biotransport phenomena

Research Experience

biomedical device development and testing, physiologic control systems, mechanical circulatory support for Fontan circulation, and myocardial recovery strategies