Dr Ankush Aggarwal

The University of Glasgow

Dr Ankush Aggarwal is a Lecturer in Engineering and a member of the Glasgow Computational Engineering Centre (GCEC) at the University of Glasgow. He started his college education at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and studied Aerospace Engineering. From there he moved to the University of California, Los Angeles and obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Applied Mathematics. Afterwards he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Cardiovascular Simulation (CCS) at the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining University of Glasgow, he was a National Research Network Fellow at the Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering (ZCCE), Swansea University for three years.

Dr Aggarwal’s research aim is to generate new scientific knowledge and methods using innovative ideas in numerical methods and biomechanics that contribute towards improved cardiovascular healthcare. He cherishes constantly learning new things and working at the interface of engineering, applied mathematics, computer science and biological sciences, while also training the next generation of engineers and researchers.