The Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics (CFM) Laboratory at Georgia Tech has been one of the pioneering laboratories in the world studying the function and mechanics of heart valves and other complex cardiac defects.
The CFM lab is in the Biomedical Engineering Department, located at Technology Enterprise Park. The lab’s Director Dr. Lakshmi Prasad Dasi is an established heart valve inventor and engineer. He has over 15 years of academic research experience. He is currently a Rozelle Vanda Wesley Professor and the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at the Walter H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech.
The lab was established in 1979 by Dr. Ajit Yoganathan in the Chemical Engineering Department at Georgia Tech.