From 2004 to 2008, B.S. Chemical Engineering (Osmania University)
From 2008 to 2010, M.S. Chemical Engineering (University of New Mexico)
From 2010 to Present, Ph.D. Material Science and Biomedical Engineering (Duke University)
From 2008 to 2010, Research Assistant
University of New Mexico
From 2010 to Present, Research Assitant
From 2013 to Present, Team Lead, Global Scholars Program
From 2012 to Present, Dynamic Surface Deformation Technology for Biofouling Management
Understanding and developing novel approaches focussed on dynamice surface deformation for biofouling control
From 2010 to 2013, UV Interferometric Lithography for Generation of Model Nanopatterened SAMs and Polymer Brushes
Role of Chemical Nano-heterogeneity and Nono-topoloyg on Microbial Attachment
From 2008 to 2010, Stimuli-responsive Polymer Thin Films for Reversbile Attachment and Release of Micro-organisms
Synthesis and characterization of environmentally senstive polymers for quantitative cell detachment studies
Surface Chemistry, Nonomaterials, Polymer Science, Biofouling, Microbiology, Biomaterials and Biomedical Devices
'Bioinspired surfaces with dynamic topography for active control of biofouling', Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201203374, Volume 25, No. 10, 2013, Page No. 1430-1434. P Shivapooja, Q Wang, B Orihuela, D Rittschof, G P López, X Zhao.
'Nanopatterned smart polymer surfaces for controlled attachment, killing, and release of bacteria', ACS applied materials & interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/am4022279, Volume 5, No. 19, 2013, Page No. 9295-9304. Q Yu, J Cho, P Shivapooja, L K Ista, G P López.
"ARGET–ATRP synthesis and characterization of PNIPAAm brushes for quantitative cell detachment studies', Biointerphases, DOI: 10.1007/s13758-012-0032-z, Volume 7, No. 1, 2012, Page No. 32 (10 pages). P Shivapooja, LK Ista, HE Canavan, GP Lopez.
"Nanopatterned polymer brushes as switchable bioactive interfaces', Nanoscale, DOI: 10.1039/C3NR00312D, Volume 5, No. 9, 2013, Page No. 3632-3637. Q Yu*, P Shivapooja* (*equal contribution), LM Johnson, G Tizazu, G J Leggett, G P López.
'Soft robotic concepts in catheter design: an on‐demand fouling‐release urinary catheter', Advanced healthcare materials, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201400035, Voluem 3, No. 10, 2014, Page No. 1588-1596. V Levering, Q Wang, P Shivapooja, X Zhao, G P López.
'Dynamic surface deformation of silicone elastomers for management of marine biofouling: laboratory and field studies using pneumatic actuation', Biofouling, DOI: 10.1080/08927014.2015.1035651, Volume 31, No. 3, 2015, Page No. 265-274. P Shivapooja, Q Wang, LM Szott, B Orihuela, D Rittschof, X Zhao, G P López.