• PhD Student Opening in Sarkar Group

    Date: May 5, 2023

    PhD Student Opening in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The George Washington University, Washington, DC


    Join the Sarkar Group in performing fundamental biomedical acoustics research in the heart of DC! As a PhD student in the lab, you would develop and implement novel experiments involving bubbles, droplets, and liposomes for ultrasound diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Additional research methods include theory,

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  • Sarkar Lab at TFEC 2023

    Date: March 31, 2023

    Dr. Sarkar, along with graduate students Anik Tarafdar and Megan Anderson, presented research presentations at the 8th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC 2023). They are shown here with others from the GW Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.

    L to R: Caroline Zalud, Dr. Kausik Sarkar, Dr. Michael Plesniak, Megan Anderson, and Bengisu Sisik.

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  • Sarkar Lab at APS DFD 2022

    Date: November 29, 2022

    Dr. Sarkar gave a presentation at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics. He is pictured here with Dr. Abhilash Reddy Malipeddi, a 2021 graduate of the Sarkar Lab and a current post-doctoral researcher at the University of Michigan.

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  • Graduate student named 2022-2023 ARCS Scholar

    Date: October 28, 2022

    Megan Anderson received an ARCS Foundation scholarship for the second consecutive year. She presented her research at the ARCS Scholar Awards Reception which was held at the National Academy of Sciences.

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  • Sarkar Lab at the SoR Annual Meeting

    Date: October 14, 2022

    L to R: Dr. Sarkar and Anik Tarafdar

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  • 2022 Summer internship success

    Date: July 29, 2022

    This summer the Sarkar Lab hosted Madeline Feldner, a local high school student from Holton-Arms School, for a science internship. During her time with our lab, she learned about acoustic signal processing and biomaterial characterization techniques, impressing us with her ability to quickly learn and communicate about new topics. Here's what Madeline shared about her experience:

    "The biggest takeaway I had from my time spent at GW was how interdisciplinary scientific resea

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  • Sarkar Lab at the 182nd Annual ASA Meeting

    Date: May 27, 2022

    L to R: Graduate student Megan Anderson, graduate student Roozbeh Hassanzadeh Azami, Dr. Sarkar, and alumni Dr. Nima Mobadersany

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  • Sarkar Group members present at the 2022 SEAS R&D Showcase

    Date: April 22, 2022

    Anik Tarafdar, Megan Anderson, and Roozbeh Hassanzadeh Azami presented research posters at the 2022 SEAS R&D Showcase.


    (L to R Anik Tarafdar, Megan Anderson, Mehmet Yapar, and Roozbeh Hassanzadeh Azami)

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  • Sarkar Lab celebrates recent graduates

    Date: October 22, 2021

    Congratulations to Dr. Jenna Osborn and Dr. Abhilash Reddy Malipeddi!

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  • Graduate student elected as ASA Biomedical Acoustics Student Representative

    Date: July 26, 2021

    Megan Anderson will serve on the ASA Student Council from Fall 2021 through Spring 2023.

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  • Dr. Sarkar becomes a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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  • UD researchers study micro bubbles used in diagnostic ultrasound:

    A University of Delaware research team has received a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to better understand ultrasound echoes of encapsulated microbubbles used for noninvasive blood pressure monitoring. , which uses a pulsing high frequency sound beyond the upper limit of human hearing to peer into the body and provide images, is an important tool in modern health care. Kausik Sarkar, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the

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  • Graduate student wins international dissertation award

    Xiaoyi Li, who completed his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware in 2007, has received the 2009 Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics from the American Physical Society (APS).

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  • Dissertation, doctoral advising awards conferred

    Xiaoyi Li won the Allan P. Colburn Prize in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences for his dissertation “Computational Study of Fluid Particles: Dynamics of Drops, Rheology of Emulsions and Mechanics of Biological Cells” and was awarded a doctorate in mechanical engineering. His adviser is Kausik Sarkar, assistant professor of mechanical engineering.

    “ Li is now a senior research scientist in the Thermal and Fluid Sciences Department at United Technologies Research

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  • Graduate student wins university dissertation award

    Amit Katiyar won 2013 Allan P. Colburn Award for the best dissertation in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

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  • Dr. Sarkar becomes a fellow of Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

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  • Dr. Sarkar becomes fellow of American Physical Society

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  • Dr. Sarkar becomes a fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers

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