LABORATORY OF

Fields, Flows, and Interfaces

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Principal Investigator

Scott S. H. Tsai

Ryerson University

Department of Mechanical
and Industrial Engineering


Publications

    2020

  1. Dancing with the cells: acoustic microflows generated by oscillating cells
    A. Salari, S. Appak-Baskoy, M. Ezzo, B. Hinz, M. C. Kolios, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2020 | Small | doi.org/10.1002/smll.201903788 | Link
    Invited article for special issue on Microfluidics.
    Featured and inside cover article of Small volume 16, issue 9.
  2. Magnetic water-in-water droplet microfluidics: systematic experiments and scaling mathematical analysis
    M. Navi, N. Abbasi, A. Salari, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2020 | Biomicrofluidics | DOI: 10.1063/1.5144137 | Link
  3. Microfluidic generation of all-aqueous double and triple emulsions
    M. Jeyhani, R. Thevakumaran, N. Abbasi, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2020 | Small | doi.org/10.1002/smll.201906565 | Link
  4. Expansion-mediated breakup of bubbles and droplets in microfluidics
    A. Salari, J. Xu, M. C. Kolios, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2020 | Physical Review Fluids | 5, 013602 | Link
  5. 2019

  6. Diamagnetic droplet microfluidics applied to single-cell sorting
    S. Buryk-Iggers, J. Kieda, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2019 | AIP Advances | 9 (7), 075106 | Link
  7. Microneedle-assisted microfluidic flow focusing for versatile and high throughput water-in-water droplet generation
    M. Jeyhani, V. Gnyawali, N. Abbasi, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2019 | Journal of Colloid and Interface Science | 553, 382-389 | Link
  8. Controlled generation of spiky microparticles by ionic cross-linking within an aqueous two-phase system
    N. Abbasi, M. Navi, J. K. Nunes, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2019 | Soft Matter | 15 (16), 3301-3306 | Link
    Featured and inside front cover article of Soft Matter volume 15, issue 16.
  9. Sizing biological cells using a microfluidic acoustic flow cytometer
    E. M. Strohm, V. Gnyawali, J. A. Sebastian, R. Ngunjiri, M. J. Moore, S. S. H. Tsai, and M. C. Kolios
    2019 | Scientific Reports | 9, 4775 | Link
  10. Simultaneous acoustic and photoacoustic microfluidic flow cytometry for label-free analysis
    V. Gnyawali, E. M. Strohm, O. Wang, S. S. H. Tsai, and M. C. Kolios
    2019 | Scientific Reports | 9, 1585 | Link
  11. 2018

  12. Microfluidic diamagnetic water-in-water droplets: a biocompatible cell encapsulation and manipulation platform
    M. Navi, N. Abbasi, M. Jeyhani, V. Gnyawali, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2018 | Lab on a Chip | 18 (22), 3361 - 3370 | Link
    Featured and front cover article of Lab on a Chip volume 18, issue 22.
  13. Microfluidic generation of particle-stabilized water-in-water emulsions
    N. Abbasi, M. Navi, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2018 | Langmuir | 34 (1), 213-218 | Link
  14. Controlled electrospray generation of non-spherical alginate microparticles
    M. Jeyhani, S. Y. Mak, S. Sammut, H. C. Shum, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2018 | ChemPhysChem | 19 (16), 2113 - 2118 | Link
  15. 2017

  16. Honey, I shrunk the bubbles: microfluidic vacuum shrinkage of lipid-stabilized microbubbles
    V. Gnyawali, B-U Moon, J. Kieda, R. Karshafian, M. C. Kolios, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2017 | Soft Matter | 13 (22), 4011-4016. | Link
    "Tiny bubbles made easier", Chemistry World
    "Researchers make waves in the ultrasound world", Ryerson Today
    Featured and front cover article of Soft Matter volume 13, issue 22.
  17. Shrinking microbubbles with microfluidics: mathematical modelling to control microbubble sizes
    A. Salari, V. Gnyawali, I. M. Griffiths, R. Karshafian, M. C. Kolios, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2017 | Soft Matter | 13, 8796-8806 | Link
  18. Stable microfluidic flow focusing using hydrostatics
    V. Gnyawali, M. Saremi, M. C. Kolios, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2017 | Biomicrofluidics | 11 (3), 034104. | Link
  19. Effect of curing parameters and configuration on the efficacy of ultraviolet light curing self-adhesive masks used for abrasive jet micro-machining
    F. Ahmadzadeh, S. S. H. Tsai, and M. Papini
    2017 | Precision Engineering | 49, 354-364 | Link
  20. 2016

  21. Shrinking, growing, and bursting: microfluidic equilibrium control of water-in-water droplets
    B-U Moon, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2016 | Lab on a Chip | 16 (14), 2601-2608. | Link
    Featured and front cover article of Lab Chip volume 16, issue 14, Jul. 2016.
  22. Water-in-water droplets by passive microfluidic flow focusing
    B-U Moon, N. Abbasi, S. G. Jones, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2016 | Analytical Chemistry | 88 (7), 3982-3989 | Link
  23. Microfluidic magnetic self-assembly at liquid-liquid interfaces
    S. G. Jones, N. Abbasi, B-U Moon, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2016 | Soft Matter | 12 (10), 2668-2675 | Link
    Featured and front cover article of Soft Matter volume 12, issue 10, Mar. 2016.
  24. 2015

  25. Floating and sinking of self-assembled spheres on liquid-liquid interfaces: rafts versus stacks
    S. G. Jones, N. Abbasi, A. Ahuja, V. Truong, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2015 | Physics of Fluids | 27 (7), 072102 | Link
  26. Detection of trace arsenic in drinking water: challenges and opportunities for microfluidics
    N. Yogarajah and S. S. H. Tsai
    2015 | Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology | 1, 426-447 | Link
    Top 10 most downloaded articles of ESWRT in 2015
  27. Microfluidic generation of aqueous two-phase system (ATPS) droplets by controlled pulsating inlet pressures
    B-U Moon, S. G. Jones, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2015 | Lab on a Chip | 15 (11), 2437-2444 | Link
    Top 15 most read articles of Lab Chip in May 2015
  28. Rotary polymer-micromachines: In situ fabrication of microgear components in microchannels
    B-U Moon, S. S. H. Tsai, and D. K. Hwang
    2015 | Microfluidics and Nanofluidics | 19 (1), 67-74 | Link
  29. 2014

  30. Microfluidic conformal coating of non-spherical magnetic particles
    B-U Moon, N. Hakimi, D. K. Hwang, and S. S. H. Tsai
    2014 | Biomicrofluidics | 8 (5), 052103 | Link
    Top 5 most read articles of Biomicrofluidics in Sept. 2014
  31. Electric field induced sheeting and breakup of dielectric liquid jets
    A. Khoshnevis, S. S. H. Tsai, and E. Esmaeilzadeh
    2014 | Physics of Fluids | 26 (1), 012103 | Link
    Featured and front cover article of Phys. Fluids volume 26, issue 1, Jan. 2014
  32. One-step, two-dimensional microfluidics-based synthesis of three-dimensional particles
    N. Hakimi, S. S. H. Tsai, C. H. Cheng, and D. K. Hwang
    2014 | Advanced Materials | 26 (9), 1393-1398 | Link
  33. 2013

  34. Interfacial deflection and jetting of a paramagnetic particle-laden fluid: theory and experiment
    S. S. H. Tsai*, I. M. Griffiths*, Z. Li, P. Kim, and H. A. Stone
    2013 | Soft Matter | 9 (35), 8600-8608 | Video | Link
    * indicates equal contribution authors
  35. Dripping and jetting in microfluidic multiphase flows applied to particle and fiber synthesis
    J. K. Nunes, S. S. H. Tsai, J. Wan and H. A. Stone
    2013 | Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics | 46 (11), 114002 | Link
    Top 10 most read articles of J. Phys. D. in Mar. 2013
  36. Microfluidic ultralow interfacial tensiometry with magnetic particles
    S. S. H. Tsai, J. S. Wexler, J. Wan and H. A. Stone
    2013 | Lab on a Chip | 13 (1), 119-125 | Video | Link
    Editors selected Lab on a Chip Top 10% article in 2013
  37. 2009 - 2012

  38. Conformal coating of particles in microchannels by magnetic forcing
    S. S. H. Tsai, J. S. Wexler, J. Wan and H. A. Stone
    2011 | Applied Physics Letters | 99 (15), 153509-3 | Video | Link
  39. Microfluidic immunomagnetic multi-target sorting—a model for controlling deflection of paramagnetic beads
    S. S. H. Tsai, I. M. Griffiths and H. A. Stone
    2011 | Lab on a Chip | 11 (15), 2577-2582 | Link
  40. Selective spreading and jetting of electrically driven dielectric films
    P. Kim, C. Duprat, S. S. H. Tsai and H. A. Stone
    2011 | Physical Review Letters | 107 (3), 034502 | Link
  41. Inclined to splash: triggering and inhibiting a splash with tangential velocity
    J. C. Bird, S. S. H. Tsai and H. A. Stone
    2009 | New Journal of Physics | 11 (6), 063017 | Video | Link

Small 2019

 

Soft Matter 2019

 

Lab on a Chip 2018

 

Soft Matter 2017

 

Lab on a Chip 2016

 

Soft Matter 2016

 

Physics of Fluids 2014