Narayana R. Aluru Ph.D.

Aluru, Narayana R.
Position Department / Business Unit
Willett Faculty Scholar Professor Mechanical Science and Engineering
Institution Disciplines
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Engineering Nanofluidics
City State / Provence
Urbana Illinois
Country Website
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Fax
217-244-4333

Dr. Aluru's current research interests include: Computational analysis and design aspects of microelectro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and micro/nano-fluidics.

Education

Ph.D., Civil (Major) & Electrical (Minor), Stanford University, 1995; M.S., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1991; B.S., Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, 1989.

Career Highlights

* Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 2004-date
* Associate Professor, Department of General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 2002-Jan. 2004
* Affiliate, Engineering Bioengineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan 2000-date
* Full-time Faculty, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct. 2001-date
* Affiliate, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999-2003
* Part-time Faculty, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Feb. 2, 1998-Oct. 2000
* Affiliate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 1998-date
* Affiliate, Computational Science and Engineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 1998-date
* Assistant Professor, Department of General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 1998-Nov. 2002
* Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 1995-Dec. 1997

Professional Societies:
* Associate Member, Committee on Computing in Applied Mechanics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
* Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
* Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
* American Association for Advancement of Science

Awards

* Willett Faculty Scholar Award, 2002-date
* NCSA Faculty Fellow, 1999
* Xerox Award, 2002
* Distinguished Young Author Award from Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences (International Journal), 2001
* NSF CAREER Award, 1999

Books

Contributor to the Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology, Second Edition (CRC Press) 2007.

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