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Rohit Karnik

Rohit Karnik

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 3-461A
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-324-1155  

Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Contact:
Alexandra Cabral
Room 3-461
Phone: 617-324-2805  

Research Areas of Interest
Nanofluidics, microfluidics, BioMEMS

Our general interest is in the physics of microfluidic and nanofluidic flows and design of devices for a variety of applications in healthcare, energy systems, and biochemical analysis.

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (2006)
M.S., University of California, Berkeley (2004)
B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2002)

Awards and Honors
Institute Silver Medal, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2002)

NSF CAREER Award (2010)

Keenan Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education (2011)

DOE Early Career Award (2012)



Fall 2012:         Thermal-Fluids Engineering II

Spring 2012:    Micro/Nano Engineering Laboratory

Fall 2011:         Thermal-Fluids Engineering II

Spring 2011:    Micro/Nano Engineering Laboratory

Fall 2010:         Thermal-Fluids Engineering II

Spring 2010:    Micro/Nano Engineering Laboratory

Fall 2009:         Thermal-Fluids Engineering I

Spring 2009:    Thermal-Fluids Engineering II

Fall 2008:         Thermal-Fluids Engineering II

Spring 2008:    Measurement and Instrumentation

Fall 2007:         Measurement and Instrumentation

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