Listed in ORCID [0000-0002-1222-6264]

Referred Articles in Journals


  • 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 Rheology, 61, 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 Engineering, 16: 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, Macromolecules, 50(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)
  • 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)
  • 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.