Atul N. Parikh

Atul Parikh

Position Title
Biophysics Graduate Group Chair; Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering

3007 Ghausi Hall

Profile Introduction

membrane biophysics, synthetic cell, biomolecular materials

Research Interests

Biomolecular Materials, Synthetic Chemical Biology, Membrane Biophysics

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Applied Science, Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics

Specialties / Focus

  • Spectroscopy and Imaging
  • Structural Biology, Membranes and Macromolecular Assembly


  • ENG 010 How Things Work, Fall,Winter
  • EAD 172 Optical Methods in Biophysics, Spring
  • EAD 271 Optical Methods in Biophysics, Spring
  • EAD 169 Optical Properties of Materials, Spring

Professional Societies

  • Biophysical Society
  • Materials Research Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Chemical Society


  • 1994 PhD Materials Science (Polymer Science) The Pennsylvania State University
  • 1987 B. Chem. Eng. Chemical Engineering University of Bombay