Anne Staples

Associate Professor

Area(s) of Interest: Biomechanics, Fluid Mechanics
Phone: (540) 231-7570
Laboratory for Fluid Dynamics in Nature

Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (MC 0219) Norris Hall, Room 232, Virginia Tech 495 Old Turner Street Blacksburg, VA 24061


Biological Fluid Dynamics, Biomechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Applied Mathematics, Multiscale Methods, High Performance Computing


  • 2006: Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
  • 2005: M.A., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
  • 2001: M.Eng., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
  • 2000: B.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University

Honors and Awards

  • 2014: Invited Speaker, Extreme Flows Workshop, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  • 2013: Invited Presentation, Superstorm Sandy Forum, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY, USA
  • 2012: Invited Speaker, Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 2011: Student Paper Award (coauthor), ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference

Professional Service

  • 2005 - Present: Member, American Physical Society