New Device for Testing Heart Health

Associate professor of mechanical engineering George Lykotrafitis, left, and Ph.D. student Kostyantyn Partola demonstrate their whole blood rheometer technology. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Dr. George Lykotrafitis and his student Kostyantyn Partola have been featured for their development of a device that tests blood viscosity – an important indicator of heart health.  Kostyantyn has had support from the Accelerate UConn program as well as the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fellowship program to support the commercialization of the technology.  More information on their work can be found at UConn Today:



Published: September 13, 2017

Categories: News, Research, Research Spotlights

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