Medical Flow Physics Laboratory (MFPL)

USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience

Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering


  1. - Dr. Pahlevan received USC Viterbi Junior Research Award ‎. (2022)
  2. - Dr. Pahlevan received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. (2022)
  3. - Arian Aghilinejad received American Heart Association(AHA) Predoctoral Fellowship Award ‎. (2022)
  4. - Congratulations to Arian and Heng for their paper "Model-Based Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach for Evaluation of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Endograft Length in Type B Aortic Dissection" accepted in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology‎.(2022).
  5. - An interesting alternate reality article about Dr. Pahlevan in Viterbi MAGAZINE: "INFINITE VERSIONS OF US:THE ROADS NOT TAKEN".
  6. - An article by Avni Shah about our research: What if Silent Heart Attacks Could be Diagnosed at Home?
  7. - Dr. Pahlevan received American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award‎. (2020)
  8. - Dr. Pahlevan received NIH High Priority, Short-Term Project Award (R56) for the project titled “Hemodynamic Mechanisms Linking Aortic Arch Stiffness with Brain Insult in Older Adults”. (2020)
  9. - Congratulations to Arian Aghilinejad for being selected as the 2020 recipient of the Alfred E. Mann Innovation in Engineering Doctoral Fellowship.
  10. - Voice of America (VoA) interview with Dr. Pahlevan (in Farsi) (Link)
  11. - IEEE Future Directions article about our recent iPhone Ejection Fraction paper (Link)
  12. - HMRI interview with Dr. Pahlevan (Link)
  13. - Open Mic at AHA about Dr. Pahlevan and his collaborators’ work presented by Dr. Pahlevan at AHA 2016 scientific session: (Link)
  14. - Article in Pasadena Now about our work published in Critical Care Medicine (Link)