Dr Tovar Lopez specialises in computational simulation, mechanical design, microfabrication, fluid experimental techniques and programming languages.
Dr Francisco Tovar is a founding member of the "Lab on a Chip" team within the Micro-Platform Research Group at RMIT and has recently completed his PhD in Mechanical Engineering. His doctoral project involved the development of a micro device for blood testing. In addition to his academic achievements, he has experience working internationally as a mechanical engineer in the biomedical industry. Dr Tovar-Lopez was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship in 2011 and will continue to be based in the School of Engineering.