Andris Piebalgs

PhD Student at the Chemical Engineering Department of Imperial College London.

Fluent in English, French and Latvian.

Keen climber and tennis player. Enjoys swimming, biking and running.

Volunteer Mentor at Team Up.

Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Chemical Engineering Department.


June 2017 - September 2017

Research Associate

Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering Department

September 2013 - August 2017

PhD in Chemical Engineering

Imperial College London, Chemical Engineering Department

October 2011 - current

Volunteer Mentor at Team Up 

2009 – 2013

MEng in Chemical Engineering

Imperial College London

Research Interests

Enhancing thrombolytic therapy through the use of nano-particles.

Mathematically describing the fluid mechanics, mass transport and heat transport involved in the formation and lysis of blood clots.

Looking at the potential of acoustic ultrasound in treating thrombosis.

Project Title

Development of a multi-physics model for thermosensitive liposomal delivery of drugs activated by focussed ultrasound. 


Prof Xiao Yun Xu

Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

Awards and Funding

Recipient of : 

  • EPSRC Doctoral Training Award
  • Perry’s Student Book Prize



ACEX 1M17, Department of Chemical Engin eering

Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus

London, SW7 2AZ, UK

Office Phone 

+44 (0)207 594 2562