Zahra Niroobakhsh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: 350D R.H. Flarsheim Hall


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA, 2017
  • M.S., Mechanical and Process Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2011
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2006

Research Focus/Expertise

  • Fluid dynamics of non-Newtonian¬†flows
  • Bulk and interfacial rheology
  • Polymers and Soft Matters
  • Ternary/binary phase diagrams
  • Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)
  • Surface tension measurement,¬†wetting and dynamic contact line
  • Microfluidics and microscale experiments