Dr. Vishwajeet Mehandia

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Room: 222
Phone: +91-1881-242233
Fax: +91-1881-223395


Assistant Professor


Chemical Engineering




Ph.D. (Indian Institue of Science, Bangalore)

M.Sc. (Engg.) (Indian Institue of Science, Bangalore)

B.Tech. (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi)

Work Experience: 

PostDoc, Laboratory of Cell Physics, I.S.I.S./I.G.B.M.C., University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Selected Publications/Patents: 

1) The Collective Dynamics of Self-Propelled Particles, V. Mehandia and P. R. Nott, J. Fluid Mech. (2008), 595, 239-264.

2) Anomalous Stress Profile in Sheared Granular Column, V. Mehandia, J. K. Gautam, and P R. Nott, Phys. Rev. Lett. (2012), 109, 128002

3) Rheometry of granular materials in cylindrical Couette cells: anomalous stress caused by gravity and shear, J. K. Gautam, V. Mehandia, P. R. Nott, Physics of Fluids (2013), 25, 070602

4) Spatial fluctuations at the vertices of epithelial monolayers: a quantitative study of regulation by the Rho-pathway, E. Fodor, V. Mehandia, J. Comelles, R. Tyagrajan, N. S. Gov, P. Visco, F. van Wijland and D. Riveline, Biophysical Journal, (accepted), 2017