Hitesh Handa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering

Advancing Medical Devices through Translational Research

Phone: 706-542-8109


0415 Riverbend Research Labs South
220 Riverbend Road
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Material Science and Engineering, Wayne State University, 2008
M.S., Material Science and Engineering, Wayne State University, 2007
B.S., Polymer Science and Chemical Technology, Delhi College of Engineering, India, 2002

Area of Specialty

  • Translational Research
  • Biomaterials for Medical Device Applications
  • Nitric Oxide Releasing Materials
  • Blood-Material Interactions
  • Hemocompatible Materials
  • Antibacterial Coatings
  • Microfluidics
  • Wound Healing Materials
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Animal Models


Handa Research Group