Recent Publications

61. S. N. Beesabathuni, J. G. Stockham, J.-H. Kim, H.-B. Lee, J.H. Chung, A. Q. Shen, Fabrication of Conducting Polyaniline Microspheres using Droplet Microfluidics, RSC Advances, submitted, 2013.

60. J.-H. Kim,  A. Q. Shen,  K.-H. Lee,  G. Cangelosi, J.-H.  Chung,  Contact Angle Changes Induced by Immunocomplex Formation, submitted, 2013.

59. P. Cheung, A. Q. Shen, Microfluidic flows of wormlike micellar solutions, Soft Matter, in revision, 2013.

58. X. Ulrich,  A. Q. Shen,  The  forward  locomotion  of Ceanorhabditis  elegans in viscoelastic fluids, Physics of Fluids, in revision, 2013.

57. J. J. Cardiel,  L. Tonggu,  Y. Zhao, L. Wang,  A. Q. Shen, Flow-induced  structured phase in nonionic micellar solutions, Langmuir,  in revision, 2013.

56. J. J.  Cardiel, L. Tonggu, A. C. Dohnalkova, P. de la Iglesia, D. Pozzo, L. Wang, A.Q. Shen, Worming their Way into Shape: toroidal  formations  in micellar solutions, ACS  Nano, in revision, 2013.

55. P.  Rangamani,  D. Zhang,  G. Oster,  A. Q. Shen, Lipid tubule  growth  by osmotic pressure, Journal of the Royal Society Interface,  to appear,  2013.

54. W. Chen,  J.H. Kim,  D. Zhang,  K.H. Lee, G. A. Cangelosi,  S. D. Soelberg,  C.E. Furlong,  J.-H. Chung,  A. Q. Shen,  Microfluidic one-step  synthesis  of alginate microspheres immobilized with antibodies, Journal  of the Royal Society Interface, 2013, 10, 20130566.

53. Q. Wang, D. Zhang, X. Yang, H. Xu, A. Q. Shen, Y. Yang, Atom-economical in situ synthesis of BaSO4  as imaging contrast agents within poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) microgels using one-step droplet  microfluidics,  Green Chemistry,  2013, 115, 222. DOI: 10.1039/c3gc40728d.

52. J. J. Cardiel, A.C. Dohnalkova, N. Dubash, Y. Zhao, P. Cheung, A. Q. Shen, Microstructure and rheology of a flow-induced structured phase in wormlike micellar solutions, PNAS Plus, 2013, 110 (18), E1653-E1660.

51. Q. Wang,  D. Zhang,  H. Xu,  X. Yang,  A.Q. Shen,  Y. Yang,  Microfluidic one-step fabrication  of radiopaque alginate microgels containing in-situ formed BaSO4 nanoparticles for endovascular embolization,  Lab on a Chip, 12, 4781, 2012.

50. K. Toda-Peters, P. Cheung, A. Q. Shen, In-Situ Pressure Measurement within Deformable Rectangular Polydimethlysiloxane (PDMS) Microfluidic Devices, Biomicrofluidics, 6, 4720394, 2012.

49. N. Dubash,  P. Cheung, A. Q. Shen, Elastic instabilities in a microfluidic cross-slot flow of wormlike micellar solutions, Soft Matter, 8, 5847-5856, 2012.

48. W. Chen,  M. Lisowski, G. Khalil,  I. R. Sweet, A. Q. Shen, Microencapsulated 3-dimensional sensor for the measurement of oxygen in single isolated pancreatic islets, PLoS ONE, 7(3): e33070, 2012. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033070)

47. P. Cheung, N. Dubash, A. Q. Shen, Local micelle concentration fluctuations in microfluidic flows and its relation to a flow-induced structured phase (FISP),  Soft Matter, 8, 2304, 2012.

46. N. Dubash,  J.  J.  Cardiel,  Perry  Cheung, A. Q. Shen,  A stable  flow-induced structured phase in wormlike micellar solutions, Soft Matter, 7, 876, 2011.

45. Woon-Hong  Yeo, Fong-Li Chou,  Gareth  Fotouhi,  Kieseok Oh,  Blake T.  Stevens, Hsiu-Yang Tseng, Dayong Gao, A. Q. Shen, Jae-Hyun Chung, Kyong-Hoon Lee, Size-selective immunofluorescence of Mycobacterium  tuberculosis cells by capillary- and viscous forces, Lab on a Chip, 10, 3178, 2010.

44. A.Q. Shen, P. Cheung,  The  Freedom  of Confinement  in Complex Fluids, Feature article, Physics today, pg30–35, September,  2010.

43. D. Lu, N. Shomali, A.Q. Shen, Task specific ionic liquid for direct electrochem- istry of metal oxides, Electrochemistry Communications, 12, 1214–1217, 2010.

42. D. Lu, J. J. Cardiel, G. Cao, A.Q. Shen, Nanoporous Scaffold with Immobilized Enzymes during Flow-Induced Gelation for Sensitive H2O2  Biosensing, Advanced Materials, 22, 2809–2813, 2010.

41. M. Vasudevan,  E. Buse, H. Krishna,  R. Kalyanaraman, A. Q. Shen, B. Khomami, R. Sureshkumar,  Irreversible nanogel formation in surfactant solutions by rapid flow deformation  in microporous medium, Nature Materials, 9, 436-441, 2010.

40. X. Ulrich,  E.  Fried,  A. Q. Shen,  Crossover transition in flowing granular  chains, Physical Review E, 80, 3, 030301, 2009.39. O. E. Shklyaev, A. Q. Shen, E. Fried, Stability  of a sharp uniaxial-isotropic  phase interface, JCIS,  339,  2, 502-510, 2009.

38. W. Chen, Y. Yang, D. Zhou, C. Rinadi,  A. Q. Shen, Formation  of supramolecular hydrogel microspheres via microfluidics, Lab on a Chip, 9, 20, 2947-2951, 2009.

37. W. Pickard,  Nick Hansing, A. Q. Shen, Can large-scale advanced-adiabatic com- pressed air energy storage be justified economically in an age of sustainable  energy?, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 1, 033102, 2009.

36. W. F. Pickard,  A. Q. Shen, N. Hansing, Parking  the power: Strategies  and physical limitations  for bulk  energy  storage  in supply-demand matching  on a grid  whose input  power is provided  by intermittent sources, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 13, 8, 1934-1945, 2009.

35. O. E.  Shklyaev,  A. Q. Shen,  E.  Fried,  Evolution  equation  for a disclination  line located between the uniaxial and isotropic phases of a nematic liquid-crystal,  JCIS 329,  1, 140-152, 2009.

34. O. E. Shklyaev , A. Q. Shen, Microfluidics enhanced  control of the microstructure and flow of complex fluids, Invited review article, Mechanics Research Communica- tions, 36, 121-124, 2009.

33. W. Chen, Y. Yang, C. H. Lee, A. Q. Shen, Confinement effects on the self-assembly of organogels from 1,3:2,4-di-p-methylbenzylidene  sorbitol in propylene carbonates, Langmuir,  24 18, 10432–10436, 2008.

32. B. Rapp,  M.A. Reilly,  P.  D.  Hamilton,  A. Q. Shen,  N. Ravi,  Material  characterization  of porcine lenticular  soluble proteins, Biomacromolecules, 9, 1519–1526, 2008.

31. T. S. Cohen, A. Smith,  P. G. Massouros, P. V. Bayly, A. Q. Shen, G. M. Genin, Inelastic behavior in repeated  shearing of bovine white matter, Journal  of Biomechanical Engineering, 130,  044502, 2008.

30. W. S. Peters,  M. Knoblauch, S. A. Warmann, W. F. Pickard,  Amy Q. Shen, Kinetics of anisotropic  contraction  in forisomes: Simple models won’t fit, Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 65, 5, 368–378, 2008.

29. M. Vasudevan,   B. Khomami,   A.Q. Shen,  R. Sureshkumar,   Self-similar  shear- thickening  behavior in CTAB/NaSal surfactant solutions,  Journal of Rheology, 52, 2, 527–550, 2008.

28. C. Tan,  A. Q. Shen, E. Elson,  L. Ma, Engineering  lipid tubules  using nano-sized building Blocks: the combinatorial  self-assembly of vesicles, Lab on a Chip, 8, 339-345, 2008.

27. X. Chen, B. Hamlington,  A. Q. Shen, Isotropic-nematic  phase transition in a liquid crystal droplet,  Langmuir,  24, 541-546, 2008.

26. J. Ashmore, A. Q. Shen, H. A. Stone, G. McKinley, Coating flows of non-Newtonian fluids: weakly and strongly elastic limits, Journal of Engineering Mathematics , 60,17-41, 2008.

25. A. Q. Shen,  D. Wang,  P.  Spicer,  Kinetics of colloidal templating  using emulsion drop consolidation,  Langmuir,  23, 12821-12826, 2007.

24. S. A. Warmann, W.  F.  Pickard,  A. Q. Shen,  Elastic  properties  of the  forisome, Functional  Plant Biology , 34, 1–11, 2007.

23. B. Hamlington,  B. Steinhaus,  J.  Feng,  D. Link, M. Shelley, Amy Q. Shen, Liquid crystal  droplet  production  in a microfluidic device, Liquid Crystals,  34,  861–870, 2007.

22. B. Steinhaus,  A. Q. Shen, R. Sureshkumar,  Dynamics of viscoelastic fluid filaments in microfluidic devices, Physics  of Fluids, 19,  073103–073116, 2007.  Also selected for the July 23, 2007 issue of Virtual  Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

21. R. A. Shoureshi, A. Q. Shen, Design of a biomimetic based monitoring and diagnostic system for civil structures, International Journal of Nanotechnology, 4, 309-324, 2007.

20. W. Peters,  M. Knoblauch,  S. Warmann, R. Schnetter,  A. Q. Shen.  W. F. Pickard, Tailed Forisomes of Canavalia  gladiata:  a New Model to Study Ca2+ -Driven Protein Contractility, Annals  of Botany,  100,  101-109, 2007.

19. B. Steinhaus,  M. Garcia, A. Q. Shen, L. T. Angenent, A portable anaerobic microbioreactor reveals optimum growth conditions for the methanogen  Methanosaeta concilii, Applied Environmental Microbiology, 73, 1653-1658, 2007.

18. C. H. Lee, Y. Lu, A. Q. Shen, Evaporation induced rheology change during sol-gel coating,  Physics of Fluids, 18, 052105–052126, 2006. Also selected for the June  5, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

17. B. Steinhaus,  P. Spicer, A. Q. Shen, Droplet  size effects on film drainage  between droplet  and substrate, Langmuir,  22 (12), 5308–5313, 2006.

16. W. F.  Pickard,  M. Knoblauch,  W. Peters,  A. Q. Shen, Prospective  energy densi- ties in the forisome, a new smart material,  Materials Science and Engineering:  C Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems,  26, 104–112, 2006.

15. A. Q. Shen,  B. Hamlington,  W. F.  Pickard,  W. Peters,  M. Knoblauch,  Forisome based biomimetic  smart  materials,  Smart  Structures  and Systems,  2 (3), 225–236, 2006.

14. E. Fried,  A. Q. Shen,  M. E. Gurtin,  Theory  for solvent,  momentum,  and  energy transfer  between a surfactant solution and a vapor atmosphere,  Physical Review E, 73, 061601-061624, 2006.

13. J. Dolbow, E. Fried, A. Q. Shen, Point defects in nematic gels: The case for hedge- hogs, Archive for Rational  Mechanics and Analysis,  177,  21–51, 2005.

12. W. Alexandra,  C. H. Lee, S. Roland,  A. Q. Shen, Vortical  interfaces  between im- miscible fluids, Physics of Fluids, 16,  S12, 2004.  (Cited  by ScienceDaily,  Editor’s Note, March 9, 2004)

11. A. Q. Shen, Granular  wave patterns and aeolian ripple formations,  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A, 458,  891–903, 2003.

10. A. Q. Shen, S. T. Thoroddsen,  Granular jetting,  Physics of Fluids , 14, S3, 2002.9. A. Q. Shen, B. Gleason, G. H. McKinley, H. A. Stone, Fiber coating with surfactant solutions, Physics of Fluids, 14, 4055–4068, 2002.

8. L. Shmuylovich, A. Q. Shen, H. A. Stone, Surface morphology of drying latex films: multiple ring formation,  Langmuir, 18, 3441–3445, 2002.

7. A. Q. Shen,  Granular  wave patterns in a horizontal  rotating  cylinder,  Physics of Fluids, 14, 462–470, 2002.

6. S. T. Thoroddsen,  A. Q. Shen, Granular  jets, Physics of Fluids, 13, 4–6, 2001.

5. N. J. Balmforth, A. Burbidge, R. V. Craster,  J. Salzig, A. Q. Shen, Visco-plastic models of isothermal  lava domes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics,, 403,  37-65, 2000.

4. A. Q. Shen, E. Fried, S. T. Thoroddsen,  Is segregation-by-particle-type a generic mechanism underlying finger formation  at fronts of flowing granular  media, Particulate Science and Technology , 17, 141–147, 1999.

3. E. Fried, A. Q. Shen, Generalization of the Stefan model to allow for both velocity and temperature jumps, Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 11, 277–296, 1999.

2. E. Fried, A. Q. Shen, S. T. Thoroddsen,  Wave patterns in a thin layer of sand within a rotating  horizontal cylinder, Physics of Fluids, 10, 10–12, 1998.

1. R. H. Dodds, A. Q. Shen, D. Boothman, A. R. Luxmoore, J Estimation for shallow notch  SE(B)  specimens: 3 and  4 point  bending  vs. pure  bending,  International Journal of Fracture A, 77, R11–R17, 1996.