K. Melissa Hallow, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering

Creates dynamic disease models

Phone: 706-542-5478


Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 615
597 D.W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Dr. Hallow holds a joint appointment in the College of Engineering and the College of Public Health's department of epidemiology and biostatistics. She creates computer models that predict how diseases such as diabetes will respond to drug therapies and teaches engineering courses as well as public health courses in chronic disease epidemiology and clinical trial design.


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002

Area of Specialty

  • Dynamic modeling of physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Disease progression, particularly in the areas of cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and diabetes


Hallow Lab