Gianfilippo Coppola, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Vaccarino Lab

Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration


Dr Coppola gained his undergraduate degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Universita' di Napoli "Federico II" in Italy. He worked on unstructured spectral elements methods for non-Newtonian fluids in complex geometries.
After graduating he joined the Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College as Research Assistant and worked on particle tracking for high order elements.
Dr Coppola studied for his PhD in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Yale University, focusing on counter-flow turbulent diffusion flames under intense turbulence.
In 2006 he joined the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London as a member of the Cardiovascular Mechanics group, where he worked on cardiovascular diseases and medical technology.
Dr Coppola is now a Research Faculty at Yale University School of Medicine, as a member of the Vaccarino's Lab.

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (2009)

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Contact Info

Gianfilippo Coppola, PhD
Mailing Address
Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine230 South Frontage Rd.
rm 272A

New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae

Vaccarino Lab