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Richard Figliola, Ph.D.

Richard Figliola Alumni Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering
Ph.D. Fluid Mechanics, University of Notre Dame 1979

Research Interests

Office 247 Fluor Daniel EIB
Phone 864-656-5635

Modeling pediatric single-ventricle physiology

Simulation with patient-specific anatomy
In vitro circuits of altered anatomy
Flow studies for geometry-flow interactions
Respiration and exercise on efficiency

Ventricular-arterial coupling mismatches
In vitro modeling postoperative neoaortic reconstruction
Vascular property effects on ventricular efficiency
Validation of MRI and clinical measurements

Regulating congenital heart disease circulations
Novel valve solutions
Patient-specific in vitro validations
Numerical simulation of altered anatomy