• The Gill Lab

  • Gold nanoparticles
    Gold nanoparticles as a novel
    platform for development and
    delivery of influenza vaccines.
    (Image Credit: Wenqian Tao)
  • Confocal image of pollens
    Plant pollens and spores as
    a novel platform for oral
    delivery of vaccines.
    (Image Credit: Yunzhe Ma)
  • Microneedle array
    Painless microneedles for
    vaccine and drug delivery to various
    tissues of the human body.
    (Image Credit: Harvinder Gill)
  • SEM of pollens
    Plant pollens and spores as
    a novel platform for oral
    delivery of vaccines.
    (Image Credit: Jasim Uddin)
  • Oral cavity histology
    Microneedles for local delivery
    of cancer medications to
    oral cavity for management of
    oro-pharyngeal tumors.
    (Image Credit: Yunzhe Ma)

Harvinder Singh Gill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Whitacre Endowed Chair in Science and Engineering
Ed and Linda Whitacre Faculty Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University
8th Street and Canton Ave
Mail Stop 3121
Lubbock, TX 79409-3121
Ph: 806-834-3682
Fax: 806-742-3552
Email: harvinder.gill@ttu.edu



Education


B.S. Chemical Engineering, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India (1994)
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (2007)
Postdoctoral Fellow Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (2007-2009)


Professional Experience


Academic

2015 - Present Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2009 - 2015 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Industry

1997 - 2001 Founding Partner, Guru Arjan Dev Chemicals, Chandigarh, India
1994 - 1997 Engineer – Plant Operations and Safety, Engineers India Limited, Delhi, India


Awards & Honors


  1. Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award (Texas Tech University System, 2016)
  2. Whitacre Endowed Chair in Science and Engineering (Texas Tech University, College of Engineering, 2015)
  3. Ed and Linda Whitaker Faculty Fellow (Texas Tech University, College of Engineering, 2014)
  4. Whitacre Engineering Research Award (Texas Tech University, College of Engineering, 2013)
  5. NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (2012)
  6. DARPA Young Faculty Award (2012)
  7. Dr. Charles L. Burford Faculty Award (Texas Tech University, College of Engineering, 2012)
  8. Sigma Xi Best Thesis Award (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
  9. National telecast on CNN in “The Next Big Thing” (2007)
  10. Best Doctoral Paper Award (Science Applications International Corporation - SAIC, 2006)
  11. Nerem International Travel Award (2005)
  12. Systems Biology Training Fellowship (funded by NIH, 2005)
  13. Arun Modi Gold Medal - overall 1st position (cumulative of all 4 years) in the B.S. Chemical Engineering class of 1994
  14. University Medal and Silver Medal -1st position in the Chemical Engineering examinations of 4th year (B.S.) (1994)
  15. Silver Medal - 1st position in the Chemical Engineering examinations of 3rd year (B.S.) (1993)

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