Yitshak Zohar

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California, 1990

Teaching Interests:

  • Fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Turbulent flow
  • Microfluidics


Yitshak Zohar leads the Integrated Microsystem Laboratory, whose goal is to explore microsystem science and technology and, in particular, develop microfluidic systems for bio/chemical/medical applications.

He has been professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering since 2004 and biomedical engineering since 2010. In addition, he holds an appointment with the BIO5 Institute and is a member of the Arizona Cancer Center.

He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and was a general co-chair of MEMS 2008 conference. Over the years, he served on the editorial boards of Journal of MEMS, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, and Journal of Physical Chemistry and Biophysics.

Zohar’s work is highly interdisciplinary and he collaborates with many investigators in the colleges of engineering, science and medicine.

University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020