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Track F: Electrokinetics, Micropores & Microfluidics

Monday, June 17


9:20 - 10:00



Oscillating Electric Fields in Liquids Create a Long-Range Steady Field: Implications for Electrokinetics (Keynote)

10:00 - 10:20SinwookParkActive electrokinetic control of the concentration-polarization layer in a microchannel-Nafion membrane system
10:20 - 10:40AndrewYeeTracking particle assembly into streamwise bands
10:40 - 11:00Seyyed Mohammad HosseinHashemi AmreiAsymmetric rectified electric fields (AREFs) significantly alter induced-charge electrokinetic flows
11:00 - 11:20Mohamed Z.RashedDielectrophoresis based characterization of LEA proteins

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50Jin GyunLeeDirected propulsion of spherical particles along 3D helical trajectories using induced-charge electrophoresis
1:50 - 2:10XingfuYangPropulsion of asymmetric dielectric particles under high frequency AC electric fields
2:10 - 2:30XiaoyuTangBuffer solutions enable versatile particle delivery into dead-end pores
2:30 - 2:50AmrAbdel-FattahDroplet migration in ionic surfactant gradients

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

3:10 - 3:30JamesSchneiderImpact of Surfactant Headgroup Chemistry on Charging Processes in Nonpolar Liquids
3:30 - 3:50
AnilAgiralSurface Charging Mechanism for Colloidal Overbased Detergents
3:50 - 4:!0MaherDamakFog collection using space-charge injection
4:10 - 4:30MohcenShahbaznezhadAn investigation in the effect of the non-uniform electric field in the highly dispersed water in oil emulsion

Tuesday, June 18


9:20 - 9:40ShauryaPrakashColloidal particle transfer from microchannel nozzle to porous substrates
9:40 - 10:00ZhongzhenWangUnderstanding the Salt Transport Properties of Graphene Oxide Membranes: Permeation Measurements and Electrokinetic Modeling
10:00 - 10:20YuxinHeMolecular Transport Properties of Ionic Liquid 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate under Nanopore Confinement
10:20 - 10:40HaichaoWuInfluence of Electrostatic Effects on Nanoparticle Escape Times from a Porous Cavity

10:40 - 11:20

Sibani Lisa


Asphaltene Deposition and Remediation in Microfluidic Porous Media (Keynote)

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50SarahPerryHigh-throughput microfluidics for use at X-ray free-electron lasers
1:50 - 2:10YiZhangPassive sweat collection and its colorimetric analysis using a soft microfluidic system
2:10 - 2:30TamoghnaSahaOsmotic-Capillary Principles for Microfluidic Pumping and Fluid Management for Sweat Sensing Devices
2:30 - 2:50IshitaSinghMicrofluidic generation of magnetic alginate microparticles for magnetic templating of nerve regeneration hydrogels

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

Session Title: General Topics; Session Presider: Sarah Perry, U Mass Amherst
3:10 - 3:30DeyuYangDroplet-Based Tool to Determine the Impact of Additives on Isotropic-to-Nematic Phase Transitions
3:30 - 3:50NikhilRajFabrication of enclosed channels for creation of 3D microfluidics paper based analytical devices (3D ╬╝-PADs) using plasma deposition and etching
3:50 - 4:10VivekNarsimhanCross-stream migration of non-spherical particles in non-Newtonian fluids, with applications to microfluidic separations
4:10 - 4:30TaylorWoehlDeath and rebirth of colloidal assemblies in electrochemically generated pH gradients

Wednesday, June 19

No talks in Track F on Wednesday