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Referred Articles in Journals


Microfluidics, Rheology, and Interfacial Science

  • S. Varchanis, S. J. Haward, C. C. Hopkins, A. Syrakos, Amy Q. Shen, Y. Dimakopoulos, and J. Tsamopoulos, Transition between solid and liquid state of yield-stress fluids under purely extensional deformations, PNAS, 2020, OPEN ACCESS.
  • Rameez Iqbal, Amy Q. Shen, and Ashis Sen, Understanding of the role of dilution on evaporative deposition patterns of blood droplets over hydrophilic and hydrophobic substrates, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 2020, OPEN ACCESS
  • Riccardo Funari, Atsushi Matsumoto, John de Bruyn, Amy Q. Shen, Rheology of the electric double layer in electrolyte solutions, Analytical Chemistry, 2020, OPEN ACCESS.
  • S. Varchanis, C. C. Hopkins, Amy Q. Shen,  J. Tsamopoulos, and S. J. Haward,  Asymmetric flows of complex fluids past confined cylinders: A comprehensive numerical study with experimental validation, Physics of Fluids, 32, 053103, (2020), OPEN ACCESS.
  • GeoumYoung Kang, Daniel W. Carlson, Tae Ho Kang, Seungki Lee, Simon J. Haward, Inhee Choi, Amy Q. Shen, and Aram J. Chung, Intracellular nanomaterial delivery via spiral hydroporation,  ACS Nano, (2020),  OPEN ACCESS
  • Sangwoo Shin, Jesse T. Ault, Kazumi Toda-Peters, and Amy Q. Shen, Particle trapping in merging flow junctions by fluid--solute--colloid--boundary interactions, Physical Review Fluids, 5, 024304, (2020). OPEN ACCESS
  • Simon J. Haward, Cameron C. Hopkins, Amy Q. Shen, Asymmetric flow of polymer solutions around microfluidic cylinders: Interaction between shear-thinning and viscoelasticity, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, (2020), OPEN ACCESS.

Biosensors and BioMEMs

  • Hsieh-Fu Tsai, Camilo IJspeert, and Amy Q. Shen, Voltage-gated ion channels mediate the electrotaxis of glioblastoma cells in a hybrid PMMA/PDMS microdevice, APL BiOENGINEERING, 4, 036102, (2020). OPEN ACCESS
  • Rosa Ripa, Amy Q. Shen, and Riccardo Funari, Detecting E. coli biofilm development stages on gold and titanium by a quartz crystal microbalance, ACS Omega,  5, 2295--2302, (2020). OPEN ACCESS
  • Shivani Sathish, Kazumi Toda-Peters, and  Amy Q. Shen, Proof-of-Concept modular fluid handling prototype integrated with microfluidic biochemical assay modules for point-of-care testing, VIEW, 1, e1, (2020). LINK


Microfluidics, Rheology, and Interfacial Science

  • Cameron Hopkins, Simon J. Haward, and Amy Q. Shen, Purely elastic fluid-structure interactions in microfluidics: implications for mucociliary flows, Small, 1903872, (2019), OPEN ACCESS.
  • San To Chan, Jesse T. Ault,  Simon J. Haward, E. Meiburg, and Amy Q. Shen, Coupling of vortex breakdown and stability in a swirling flow, Physical Review Fluids, 4, 084701, (2019). OPEN ACCESS.
  • Simon J. Haward, Cameron C. Hopkins, Kazumi Toda-Peters, and Amy Q. Shen, Microfluidic analog of an opposed-jets device, Applied Physics Letters114, 223701, (2019). DOI: 10.1063/1.5097850
  • Steffen M. Recktenwald, Simon J. Haward, Amy Q. Shen, and Norbert Willenbacher, Heterogeneous flow inside threads of low viscosity fluids leads to anomalous long filament lifetimes, Scientific Reports, 2019. DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-43590-z (open access)
  • Atsushi Matsumoto,, Francesco Del Giudice, Rachapun Rotrattanadumrong, and Amy Q. Shen, Rheological Scaling of Ionic-Liquid-Based Polyelectrolytes in Ionic Liquid Solutions, Macromolecules, 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02544 (open access)
  • R. Iqbal, Atsushi Matsumoto, A. Sudeepthi, Amy Q. Shen, and A. K. Sen, Substrate stiffness affects particle distribution pattern in a drying suspension droplet, Applied Physics Letters114, 25370, (2019). DOI: 10.1063/1.5097620
  • Noa Burshtein, San To Chan, Kazumi Toda-Peters, Amy Q. Shen, Simon J. Haward, 3D-printed glass microfluidics for fluid dynamics and rheology, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 43: 1-14, (2019). DOI (open access).​
  • Noa Burshtein, Amy Q. Shen, Simon J. Haward, Controlled symmetry breaking and vortex dynamics in intersecting flows, Physics of Fluids,  31: 034104, (2019). DOI (open access).
  • L. Ducloue, L. Casanellas, S. J. Haward, R. J. Poole, M. A. Alves, S. Lerouge, A. Q. Shen, A. Lindner, Secondary flows of viscoelastic fluids in serpentine microchannels, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics,  23: 33, (2019).
  • Simon J. Haward, Naoyuki Kitajima, Kazumi Toda-Peters, Tsutomu Takahashi and Amy Q. Shen, Flow of wormlike micellar solutions around microfluidic cylinders with high aspect ratio and low blockage ratio, Soft Matter15 (9), 1893-2104, (2019). DOI (open access).

Biosensors and BioMEMs

  • Shivani Sathish, Noriko Ishizu, and Amy Q. Shen, Air plasma-enhanced covalent functionalization of poly(methyl methacrylate): high-throughput protein immobilization for miniaturized bioassays, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 49, 46350-46360, (2019). open access.
  • Ainash Garifullina and Amy Q. Shen, Optimized immobilization of biomolecules on non-spherical Au nanostructures for efficient LSPR biosensing, Analytical Chemistry, (2019). DOI (open access)
  • Riccardo Funari, Rosa Ripa, Bill Bill Soderstrom, Ulf Skoglund, Amy Q Shen, Detecting gold biomineralization by Delftia acidovorans biofilms on a quartz crystal microbalance, ACS Sensors, (2019). DOI (open access)
  • Nikhil Bhalla, Aditya Jain, Yoonjoo Lee, Amy Q. Shen, and Doojin Lee, Dewetting Metal Nanofilms—Effect of Substrate on Refractive Index Sensitivity of Nanoplasmonic Gold, Nanomaterials, 9, 1530, (2019). DOI (open access)
  • Johanna Roether, Kang-Yu Chu, Norbert Willenbacher, Amy Q. Shen, and Nikhil Bhalla, Real-time monitoring of DNA immobilization and detection of DNA polymerase activity by a microfluidic nanoplasmonic platform, Biosensors and Bioelectronics​,  142, 111528, (2019). DOI.
  • Nikhil Bhalla, Afshan Jamshaid, Mandy Hei Man Leung, Noriko Ishizu, and Amy Q Shen, Electrical Contact of Metals at the Nanoscale Overcomes the Oxidative Susceptibility of Silver-Based Nanobiosensors, ACS Applied Nano Materials,  2, 2064−2075, (2019). DOI (open access).
  • Hsieh-Fu Tsai, Joanna Gajdac, Tyler Sloan, Andrei Rarese, Amy Q. Shen, Usiigaci: Label-free instance-aware cell tracking under phase contrast microscopy using machine learning,  SoftwareX, 9, 230-237, (2019). DOI. (open access)
  • Hsieh-Fu Tsai, Kazumi Toda-Peters, Amy Q. Shen, Glioblastoma adhesion in a quick-fit hybrid microdevice,  Biomedical Microdevices,  21:30, (2019). DOI. (open access)


Microfluidics, Rheology, and Interfacial Science

  • Francesco Del Giudice, Gaetano D'Avino, Francesco Greco, Pier Luca Maffettone, Amy Q. Shen, Fluid viscoelasticity drives self-assembly of particle trains in a straight microfluidic channel, Physical Review Applied10, 064058,(2018). DOI
  • Rameez Iqbal, Butunath Majhy, Amy Q. Shen and Ashis Sen, Evaporation and morphological patterns of bi-dispersed colloidal droplets on hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, Soft Matter, 14, 9901-9909, (2018). DOI:10.1039/C8SM01915K. 
  • Simon J. Haward,  Jacob Page, Tamer Zaki,  Amy Q. Shen, "Phase Diagram" for Viscoelastic Poiseuille Flow Over a Wavy Surface, Physics of Fluids, 2018, 30DOI: 10.1063/1.5057392. 
  • Simon J. Haward,  Jacob Page, Tamer Zaki,  Amy Q. Shen, Inertioelastic Poiseuille flow over a wavy surfacePhysical Review Fluids, 2018, 3, 091302(R).
  • San To Chan, Simon J. Haward, Amy Q. Shen, Microscopic Investigation of Vortex Breakdown in a Dividing T-Junction Flow, Physical Review Fluids, 2018, 3, 072201(R). 
  • Mandy H. M. Leung, Amy Q. Shen, Microfluidic Assisted Nanoprecipitation of PLGA Nanoparticles for Curcumin Delivery to Leukemia Jurkat Cells, Langmuir, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b04335
  • C. Galvin, K. Shirai, A. Rahmani, K. Masaya, Amy Q. Shen, Total Capture, Convection Limited Nanofluidic Immunoassays Exhibiting Nanoconfinement Effects, Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 90, 5, 3211-3219. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04664
  • Simon J. Haward, Kazumi Toda-Peters, Amy Q. Shen, Steady viscoelastic flow around high-aspect-ratio, low-blockage-ratio microfluidic cylinders, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 2018,
  • Konstantinos Zografos, Noa Burshtein, Amy Q. Shen, Simon J. Haward, Robert J. Poole, Elastic modifications of an inertial instability in a 3D cross-slot, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 2018,
  • F. Del Giudice, Francesco, B. Cunning, R. S. Ruoff, Amy Q. Shen, Filling the gap between transient and steady shear rheology of aqueous graphene oxide dispersions, Rheologica Acta,  2018.

Biosensors and BioMEMs

  • Nikhil Bhalla, Hung-Ju Chiang, Amy Q. Shen, Book Chapter,  Cell biology at the interface of nanobiosensors and microfluidics, Book Chapter in "Microfluidics in Cell Biology Part C--Microfluidics on a Molecular Scale", Vol 148, Elsevier, December 2018.
  • Riccardo Funari, Nikhil Bhalla, Kang-Yu Chu, Bill Soderstrom, Amy Q. Shen, Nanoplasmonics for real-time and label-free monitoring of microbial biofilm formation, ACS Sensors, 2018, 3, 8, 1499-1509. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00287
  • Nikhil Bhalla, Shivani Sathish, Abhishek Sinha, and Amy Q Shen, Large-scale nanophotonic structures for long-term monitoring of cell proliferation, Advanced Biosystems, 2018, 2(4), 1700258.
  • Nikhil Bhalla, Shivani Sathish, Casey James Galvin, Robert Anthony Campbell, Abhishek Sinha, and Amy Q Shen, Plasma assisted large-scale nanoassembly of metal insulator bioplasmonic mushrooms, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (1), 219-226, (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b15396
  • Ainash Garifullina, Nikhil Bhalla, and Amy Q. Shen, Probing Specific Gravity in Real-time With Graphene Oxide Plasmonics, Analytical Methods, 10, 290-297, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02423A​


Microfluidics, Rheology, and Interfacial Science

  • Noa Burshtein, Konstantinos Zografos, Amy Q. Shen, Robert J. Poole, and Simon J. Haward, Inertioelastic flow instability at a stagnation point,  Physical Review X7, 041039-18, 2017.
  • Simon J. Haward, Amy Q. Shen, Jacob Page, Tamer Zaki,  Poiseuille flow over a wavy surface, Physical Review Fluids, 2017, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.124102. 
  • Francesco  Del Giudice, Shivani Sathish, Gaetano D'Avino, Amy Q. Shen, From the edge to the center: viscoelastic migration of particles and cells in a strongly shear-thinning liquid flowing in a microchannel, Analytical Chemistry, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02450
  • Viviane Lutz-Bueno, Rossana Pasquino, Simon J. Haward, Amy Q. Shen, Peter Fischer, In-situ shear-banding quantification of surfactant solutions in straight microfluidic channels, Journal of Rheology61, 769, 2017.  doi: 10.1122/1.4985379
  • Rameez Iqbal, Suresh Dhiman, Ashis K. Sen, and Amy Q Shen, Dynamics of a water droplet over a sessile oil droplet: compound droplets satisfying a Neumann condition, Langmuir, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04621
  • Francesco Del Giudice and Amy Q. Shen, Shear rheology of graphene oxide dispersions, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering16: 23-30, 2017. 
  • Simon J. Haward and Amy Q. Shen, Microfluidic Flows and Confinement of Wormlike Micelles, Book Chapter in “Wormlike Micelles: Advances in Systems, Characterisation and Applications”, Edited by Cecile A. Dreiss and Yujun Feng, Soft Matter Series No. 6, The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017. (DOI:10.1039/9781782629788.)
  • Franceso Del Giudice, Manlio Tassieri, Claude Oelschlaeger, Amy Q. Shen, When micro-, bulk- and microfluidics-rheology meet: broadband rheology of hydroxyethyl cellulose water solutions, Macromolecules50(7): 2951-2963, 2017. DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02727.
  • Franceso Del Giudice, Simon J. Haward,  Amy Q. Shen, Relaxation time of dilute polymer solutions: a microfluidic approach,  Journal of Rheology61: 327, 2017.
  • D. Lee, C. Fang, A. Ravan, G. G. Fuller,  A.Q. Shen, Temperature controlled tensiometry using droplet microfluidics, Lab on a Chip, 17: 717-726, 2017. (DOI: 10.1039/C6LC01384H)

Biosensors and BioMEMs

  • Shivani Sathish,  Sébastien G. Ricoult,  Kazumi Toda-Petersa  and  Amy Q. Shen, Microcontact printing with aminosilanes: creating biomolecule micro- and nanoarrays for multiplexed microfluidic bioassays, Analyst, 142: 1772-1781, 2017. DOI: 10.1039/C7AN00273D.
  • James Baye, Casey Galvin, Amy Q. Shen, Microfluidic device flow field characterization around tumor spheroids with tunable necrosis produced in an optimized off-chip process, Biomedical Microdevices19: 59, 2017.  DOI 10.1007/s10544-017-0200-5
  • H-F Tsai, A. Trubelja, Amy Q. Shen, G. Bao,  Tumour-on-a-chip: microfluidic models of tumour morphology, growth and microenvironment,  Journal of The Royal Society Interface14: 20170137, 2017.
  • N. Bhalla, D. Lee, S. Sathish, A.Q. Shen, Dual-mode refractive index and charge sensing to investigate complex surface chemistry on nanostructures, Nanoscale, 9: 547-554, 2017. (DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07664E)


  • Y. Zhao, A.Q. Shen, S. J. Haward, Flow of wormlike micellar solutions around confined microfluidic cylinders, Soft Matter, 12: 8666-8681, 2016. (DOI: 10.1039/C6SM01597B)
  • J.J. Cardiel, D. Takagi, H. Tsai, A.Q. Shen, Formation and flow behavior of micellar membranes in a T-shaped microchannel, Soft Matter, 12: 8226-8234, 2016. (doi:10.1039/C6SM01093H)
  • S.J. Haward, G. H. McKinley, A. Q. Shen, Elastic instabilities in planar elongational  flow of monodisperse polymer solutions, Scientific Reports, 6: 33029, 2016. (doi:10.1038/srep33029)
  • S.J. Haward, Microfluidic extensional rheometry using stagnation point flow, Biomicrofluidics, Invited Review Article for Journal Special Edition on “Microfluidic Rheometry” (Guest Editors: A Lindner, P Arratia), 2016, 10, 043401. (doi:10.1063/1.4945604)
  • Daniel J. Walls, Simon J. Haward, Amy Q. Shen, and Gerald G. Fuller, Spreading of miscible liquids, Physical Review Fluids, 1: 013904, 2016. (doi)
  • G. Fotouhi, C. Ogier, J.H. Kim, S. Kim, G. Cao, A. Q. Shen, J. Kramlich, J. Chung, Low Cost, disposable cable-shaped Al-air battery for portable biosensors, J. Micromech. Microeng., 26 (5): 55011-55018, 2016. (doi:
  • Haward, S.J., Poole R.J., Alves, M.A., Oliveira, P.J., Goldenfeld, N., Shen, A.Q., Tricritical spiral vortex instability in cross-slot flow, Physical Review E, 93: 031101, 2016.
  • Xu, L., Peng, J. Yan, M., Zhang, D., Shen, A.Q., Droplet synthesis of silver nanoparticles by a microfluidic device, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 102: 186, 2016. (doi:10.1016/j.cep.2016.01.017)
  • H. Tsai, J. Cheng, H. Chang, T. Yamamoto, A.Q. Shen, Uniform electric field stimulation in multi-well plates using 3D CAD polymeric inserts, Scientific Reports, 6: 26222, 2016. (doi:10.1038/srep26222)


  • Cardiel, J.J., Furusho, H., Skoglund, U., Shen, A.Q., Formation of crystal-like structures and branched networks from nonionic spherical micelles, Scientific Reports, 5:17491, 2015. (http://doi: 10.1038/srep17941)
  • Lee, D., Beesabathunia, S.N., Shen, A.Q., Shape-tunable wax microparticle sythesis via microfluidics and droplet impact, Biomicrofluidics, 9: 064114, 2015. (doi:10.1063/1.4937897)
  • Chen, W., Shu, Z., Gao, D.,  Shen, A.Q., Sensing and sensibility: single-islet-based quality control assay of cryopreserved pancreatic islets with functionalized hydrogel microcapsules, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(2): 223-231, 2015.(DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500515)
  • Zhao, Y., Haward S.J., Shen, A.Q., Rheological characterizations of wormlike micellar solutions containing cationic surfactant and anionic hydrotropic salt, Journal of Rheology59, 1229–1259, 2015. (doi: 10.1122/1.4928454)
  • Fang, C., Lee, D., Stober, B., Fuller, G.G., Shen, A.Q., Integrated microfluidic platform for instantaneous flow and localized temperature control, RSC Advances, 5: 85620–85629, 2015. (doi:10.1039/C5RA19944A)
  • Xu, L., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C., Chen, G., Shen, A.Q., Synthesis of copper nanocolloids using a continuous flow based microreactor, Applied Surface Science355: 1-6, 2015. (doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.07.070)
  • Wang, Q., Qian, K., Liu, S., Yang, Y., Liang, B., Zheng, C., Yang, X., Xu, H., Shen, A.Q., X-ray Visible and Uniform Alginate Microspheres Loaded with in Situ Synthesized BaSO4 Nanoparticles for in Vivo Transcatheter Arterial Embolization. Biomacromolecules16 (4): 1240-6, 2015. (doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.5b00027)
  • Sharma, V., Haward, S.J., Serdy, J., Keshavarz, B., Suderland, A., Threlfall-Holmes, P., Mckinley, G.H., 2015. The rheology of aqueous solutions of ethyl hydroxy-ethyl cellulose (EHEC) and its hydrophobically modified analogue (hmEHEC): extensional flow response in capillary break-up, jetting (ROJER) and in a cross-slot extensional rheometer. Soft Matter11 (16): 3251-70. (doi:10.1039/C4SM01661K)
  • Beesabathuni, S., Lindbergb, S., Caggioni, M., Wesner, C., Shen, A.Q., Getting in shape: molten wax drop deformation and solidification at an immiscible liquid interface. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 445: 231-242, 2015. (doi:10.1016/j.jcis)
  • Zhao, Y., Bai, T., Shao, Q., Jiang, S., Shen, A.Q., Thermoresponsive self-assembled NiPAm-zwitterion copolymers. Polymer Chemistry, 6: 1066-1077, 2015. (doi:10.1039/C4PY01553C)


  • Cardiel, J.J., Zhao, Y., De La Iqlesia, P., Pozzo, L., D, Pozzo, Shen, A.Q., Turning up the heat on wormlike micelles with a hydrotopic salt in microfluidics. Soft Matter, 10: 9300-9312, 2014. (doi:10.1039/C4SM01920B)
  • Cardiel, J.J., Zhao, Kim, J.H., Chung, J., Shen, A.Q, Electro-conductive porous scaffold with single-walled carbon nanotubes in wormlike micellar networks. Carbon, 80: 203-212, 2014. (doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2014.08.057)
  • Cardiel, J.J., Zhao, Y., Tonggu, L., Wang, L., Chung, J., Shen, A.Q., Flow-induced immobilization of glucose oxidase in nonionic micellar nanogels for glucose sensing. Lab on a Chip, 14: 3912-3916, 2014. (doi:10.1039/c4lc00610)
  • Zhao, Y., Cheung, P., Shen, A.Q., Microfluidic flows of wormlike micellar solutions. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 211, 34-46, 2014. (doi:10.1016/j.cis.2014.05.005)
  • J. H. Kim, Amy Q. Shen, K. H. Lee, G. A. Cangelosi, J. H. Chung, Contact angle induced immunocomplex formation, Analyst, 139, 1340, 2014. (doi:10.1039/C3AN02189K)
  • Xu, L., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C., Zhang, L., D., Z., Liu, C., Wang, S., Shen, A.Q., Synthesis of copper nanoparticles by a T-shaped microfluidic device. RSC Advances, 4: 25155-25159, 2014. (doi:10.1039/c4ra04247f)


  • 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 Nano7: 9704, 2013.  (DOI: 10.1021/nn404191s)
  • 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 Advances3: 24423, 2013. (doi: 10.1039/C3RA44808H)
  • P. Rangamani, D. Zhang, G. Oster, A. Q. Shen, Lipid tubule growth by osmotic pressure, Journal of the Royal Society Interface10: 0130637, 2013. (DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2013.0637)
  • 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 Interface10: 20130566, 2013. (DOI:10.1098/rsif.2013.0566)
  • 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 Chemistry115: 222, 2013. (doi: 10.1039/C3GC40728D)
  • 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, 110: E1653, 2013. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1215353110)


  • P. Cheung, K. Toda-Peters, A. Q. Shen, In-Situ Pressure Measurement within Deformable Rectangular Polydimethlysiloxane (PDMS) Microfluidic Devices, Biomicrofluidics6: 4720394, 2012. (doi:  10.1063/1.4720394)
  • N. Dubash, P. Cheung, A. Q. Shen, Elastic instabilities in a microfluidic cross-slot flow of wormlike micellar solutions, Soft Matter8: 5847, 2012. (doi: 10.1039/C2SM25215E)
  • 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. (
  • 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. (doi: 10.1039/C2SM06772B)


  • N. Dubash, J. J. Cardiel, Perry Cheung and A. Q. Shen, A stable flow-induced structured phase in wormlike micellar solutions, Soft Matter7: 876, 2011. (doi: 10.1039/C0SM00920B)
  • Amy Q. Shen & Perry Cheung, The Freedom of Confinement in Complex Fluids, Feature articlePhysics today, 30–35, September, 2010. (doi:
  • Woon-Hong Yeo, Fong-Li Chou, Gareth Fotouhi, Kieseok Oh, Blake T. Stevens, Hsiu-Yang Tseng, Dayong Gao, A. Q. Shen, Jae-Hyun Chung, and Kyong-Hoon Lee, Size-selective immunofluorescence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cells by capillary- and viscous forces, Lab on a Chip, 10: 3178, 2010. (doi: 10.1039/C0LC00077A)
  • D. Lu, N. Shomali & Amy Q. Shen, Task specific ionic liquid for direct electrochemistry of metal oxides, Electrochemistry Communications12: 1214, 2010. (
  • D. Lu, J. J. Cardiel, G. Cao & Amy Q. Shen, Nanoporous Scaffold with Immobilized Enzymes during Flow-Induced Gelation for Sensitive H2O2 Biosensing, Advanced Materials22: 2809, 2010. (DOI: 10.1002/adma.201000189)
  • 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, 2010. (doi:10.1038/nmat2724)


  • X. Ulrich, E. Fried, A. Q. Shen, Crossover transition in flowing granular chains, Physical Review E80: 3, 030301, 2009. (
  • 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 Reviews13(8):1934, 2009. (
  • O. E. Shklyaev, A. Q. Shen & E. Fried, Stability of a sharp uniaxial-isotropic phase interface, JCIS, 339(2): 502-510, 2009. (
  • A. Q. Shen, M. Vasudevan, C. Lee, Y. Wang, G. Cao, R. Sureshkumar, Hydrodynamics and rheology effects in processing of micellar fluids in nanomaterials manufacturing, invited book chapter 7, in Soft Nanomaterials, 234-256, published by American Scientific Publishers, 2009.
  • 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. (DOI: 10.1039/b906254h)
  • W. Pickard, Nick Hansing & A. Q. Shen, Can large-scale advanced-adiabatic compressed air energy storage be justified economically in an age of sustainable energy?, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 1: 033102, 2009. (doi:
  • 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, Langmuir24: 10432, 2008. (DOI: 10.1021/la801734x)
  • B. Rapp, M. A. Reilly, P. D. Hamilton, A. Q. Shen, N. Ravi, Material characterization of porcine lenticular soluble proteins, Biomacromolecules, 9: 1519, 2008.  (DOI: 10.1021/bm701229t)
  • 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 Chip8: 339, 2008. (DOI: 10.1039/b713930f)
  • X. Chen, B. Hamlington, A. Q. Shen, Isotropic-nematic phase transition in a liquid-crystal droplet, Langmuir24: 541, 2008. (DOI: 10.1021/la701844s)
  • 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. (doi:10.1115/1.2939290)
  • 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. (DOI: 10.1002/cm.20266)
  • 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. (doi:


  • 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 Botany100: 101, 2007. (DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcm080)
  • 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 Microbiology73: 1653, 2007. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.01827-06)
  • 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.
  • A. Q. Shen, D. Wang, P. Spicer, Kinetics of colloidal templating using emulsion drop consolidation, Langmuir, 23: 12821-12826, 2007.
  • S. A. Warmann, W. F. Pickard, A. Q. Shen, Elastic properties of the forisome, Functional Plant Biology, 34: 1–11, 2007.
  • 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.
  • B. Steinhaus, A. Q. Shen & R. Sureshkumar, Dynamics of viscoelastic fluid filaments in microfluidic devices, Physics of Fluids, 19: 073103–073116, 2007.
  • R. A. Shoureshi, A. Q. Shen, Design of a biomimetic based monitoring and diagnos- tic system for civil structures, International Journal of Nanotechnology, 4: 309-324, 2007.
  • C. H. Lee, Y. Lu, A. Q. Shen, Evaporation induced rheology change during sol-gel coating, Physics of Fluids18: 052105, 2006. (doi:
  • B. Steinhaus, P. Spicer, A. Q. Shen, Droplet size effects on film drainage between droplet and substrate, Langmuir, 22 (12), 5308–5313, 2006.
  • W. F. Pickard, M. Knoblauch, W. Peters, A. Q. Shen, Prospective energy densities in the forisome, a new smart material, Materials Science and Engineering: C Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 26, 104–112, 2006.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • W. Alexandra, C. H. Lee, S. Roland, A. Q. Shen, Vortical interfaces between immiscible fluids,  Physics of Fluids16: S12, 2004.
  • A. Q. Shen, Granular wave patterns and aeolian ripple formations, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A458: 891, 2003.
  • A. Q. Shen, S. T. Thoroddsen, Granular jetting, Physics of Fluids14: S3, 2002.
  • A. Q. Shen, B. Gleason, G. H. McKinley, H. A. Stone, Fiber coating with surfactant solutions, Physics of Fluids14: 4055–4068, 2002.
  • L. Shmuylovich, A. Q. Shen, H. A. Stone, Surface morphology of drying latex films: multiple ring formation, Langmuir18: 3441–3445, 2002.
  • A. Q. Shen, Granular fingering patterns in horizontal rotating cylinders, Physics of Fluids14: 462–470, 2002.

Before 2002

  • S. T. Thoroddsen, A. Q. Shen, Granular jets, Physics of Fluids, 13: 4–6, 2001.
  • N. J. Balmforth, A. Burbidge, R. V. Craster, J. Salzig & Amy Q. Shen, Visco-plastic models of isothermal lava domes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 403: 37-65, 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.