Perry Research Group
Arvind Sathyavageeswaran

Arvind Sathyavageeswaran (he/him)

PhD Student


Office Address:

N560 Life Sciences Laboratory
240 Thatcher Road
Amherst, MA 01003

Mailing Address:

159 Goessmann Laboratory
686 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003

Biographical Statement

Arvind completed his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. As an undergraduate he worked extensively on the "Rheology of solid suspensions" and also gained knowledge in the area of microrheology. He also completed an internship at Coca Cola Beverages Private Ltd. (India). Currently he is studying sequence effects in complex coacervation with a goal of encapsulating and stabilizing biologic materials.

Apart from research he is an active sports person. He enjoys playing soccer with friends and is a huge Chelsea fan.

Arvind will be working as an intern at Nestlé in the second half of 2024.


  1. A. Sathyavageeswaran, J. Bonesso Sabadini, S.L. Perry, "Self-Assembling Polypeptides in Complex Coacervation," Accounts of Chemical Research, (2024), 57(3), 386-398. [PDF]
  2. P.U. Joshi, C. Decker, X. Zeng, A. Sathyavageeswaran, S.L. Perry, C.L. Heldt, "Design Rules for the Sequestration of Viruses into Polypeptide Complex Coacervates," Biomacromolecules, (2024), 25(2), 741-753. [PDF]

Honors and Awards

2024 Tillwick Award for the Best G.R.A.S.S. Talk
Fall 2023 Eldridge Teaching Assistant Award