Andris Piebalgs

PhD Student at the Chemical Engineering Department of Imperial College London.

Fluent in English, French and Latvian.

Keen climber and tennis player. Enjoys swimming, biking and running.

Volunteer Mentor at Team Up.

Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Chemical Engineering Department.

Biography

DateRole
30/09/2013 - current

PhD in Chemical Engineering

Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering Department

01/10/2011 - current

Volunteer Mentor at Team Up 

02/10/2009 – 10/06/2013

MEng in Chemical Engineering

Imperial College London

Research Interests

Enhancing thrombolytic therapy through the use of nano-particles.

Mathematically describing the fluid mechanics, mass transport and heat transport involved in the formation and lysis of blood clots.

Looking at the potential of acoustic ultrasound in treating thrombosis.

Project Title

Development of a multi-physics model for thermosensitive liposomal delivery of drugs activated by focussed ultrasound. 

Supervisor(s)

Prof Xiao Yun Xu

Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

Awards and Funding

Recipient of : 

  • EPSRC Doctoral Training Award
  • Perry’s Student Book Prize

Contacts

Office

ACEX 1M17, Department of Chemical Engin eering

Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus

London, SW7 2AZ, UK

Office Phone 

+44 (0)207 594 2562

E-mail

ap4409@ic.ac.uk