Amaresh Sahu

  • Program Years: 2016-2020
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Kranthi Mandadapu
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2018)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S.E. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 2013
    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 2022

Current Status


[7] J. Tchoufag, A. Sahu, and K.K. Mandadapu. "Absolute vs convective instabilities and front propagation in lipid membrane tubes." Phys. Rev. Lett. 128 (2022). arXiv:2008.13780

[6] S.C. Takatori and A. Sahu. "Active contact forces drive non-equilibrium fluctuations in membrane vesicles." Phys. Rev. Lett. 124 (2020) arXiv:1911.01337

[5] A. Sahu, A. Glisman, J. Tchoufag, and K.K. Mandadapu. "Geometry and dynamics of lipid membranes: The Scriven--Love number." Phys. Rev. E 101 (2020). arXiv:1910.10693

[4] Y.A.D. Omar, A. Sahu, K.K. Mandadapu et al. "Non-axisymmetric shapes of biological membranes from locally induced curvature." Biophys. J. 119 (2020). bioRxiv:688127

[3] A. Sahu, Y.A.D. Omar, K.K. Mandadapu et al. "Arbitrary Lagrangian--Eulerian finite element formulation for curved and deforming surfaces: I. General theory and application to fluid interfaces." J. Comp. Phys. 407 (2020). arXiv:1812.05086

[2] A. Sahu, K.K. Mandadapu et al. "Irreversible thermodynamics of curved lipid membranes." Phys. Rev. E 96 (2017). arXiv:1701.06495

[1] D. Vigolo, T. T. Al-Housseiny, Y. Shen, F. O. Akinlawon, S. T. Al-Housseiny, R. K. Hobson, A. Sahu, K. I. Bedkowski, T. J. DiChristina, and H. A. Stone, "Flow dependent performance of microfluidic microbial fuel cells," Phys. Chem. Chem Phys. 16 (2014)


Jan. 2020: Poster Prize, UC Berkeley Statistical Mechanics Meeting
Aug. 2016: Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study, UC Berkeley
Jun. 2013: Jeffrey O. Kephart '80 Prize in Engineering Physics, Princeton University
Jun. 2013: Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University
Jun. 2013: ExxonMobil Award for Outstanding Design Project, Princeton University
Jun. 2013: Sigma Xi Book Award, Princeton University
Apr. 2012: Tau Beta Pi, Princeton University
Jun. 2012: Manfred Pyka Memorial Prize in Physics, Princeton University