Patrick Fillingham, PhD

Patrick Fillingham
Job Title
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

Patrick Fillingham, PhD, is an engineering researcher and Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Neurological Surgery. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UW, working in the Novosselov Research Group on applied fluid dynamics research. He has joined the Neurological Surgery Department to work with the Stroke and Applied NeuroScience Center, using computational fluid dynamics to study the hemodynamics of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular diseases.

Research Interests

Dr. Fillingham is interested in developing computational and data analysis techniques for the study of stroke and aneurysm prevention and treatment. 

Personal Interests

Football (go Hawks), hiking, basketball, and dogs.


Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle WA

Master of Science, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA