Publications
Recent Journal Publications — Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Faculty in the Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department at RIT have developed strong and dynamic research programs. Below is a list of the recent publications. Please visit our Research Page to learn more about current research interests and projects.

2013

•  Gencoglu, A., Olney, D.N., LaLonde A., Koppula, K.S., Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.;* Particle Manipulation In insulator based Dielectrophoretic Devices, in press, Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine , 2013.

•  Gallo-Villanueva, R.C., Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. , Davalos, R.V.,* Joule heating effects on particle immobilization in insulator-based dielectrophoretic devices, Electrophoresis, 2013.

•  Lapizco-Encinas B.H ., Editorial: Dielectrophoresis 2013, Electrophoresis, 34 (7), 951-951, 2013.

•  Lopez-de la Fuente, M.S., Moncada-Hernandez, H., Perez-Gonzalez, V.H., Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. and Martinez-Chapa, S.O., An electric stimulation system for electrokinetic particle manipulation in micro-fluidic devices, in press, Review of Scientific Instruments, 84 (3), 035103-035107, 2013.

•  Rogers, R.E.; Clarke, G.M.; Matthew, O.N.; Ganter, M.J.; DiLeo, R.A.; Forney, M.W.; Staub, J.W.; Landi, B.J., Impact of microwave synthesis conditions on the rechargeable capacity of LiCoPO4 for lithium ion batteries., Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 43: 271-278, 2013.

•  Rosales-Cruzaley E.; Cota-Elizondo, P.A., Sósol-Fernández R.E., Sánchez-Herrera D.P., Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.* Spermatogenic Cells Manipulation Employing Dielectrophoresis, in press, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering , 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s00449-012-0838-6

•  Sandoz-Rosado, E.J.; Stevens, R.J.; Weinstein, S.J., On the Thomson Effect in thermoelectric power devices, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 66:1-7, 2013.

•  Sano, M.B.,* Gallo-Villanueva, R.C., Lapizco-Encinas, B.H., Davalos, R.V., Simultaneous Electrokinetic Flow and Dielectrophoretic Trapping using Perpendicular Static and Dynamic Electric Fields, in press, Microfluidics & Nanofluidics, 2013. DOI 10.1007/s10404-013-1175-z

2012

•  Alvarenga, J.; Debies, T.; Landi, B.J.; Lu, F.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Takacs, G.A., Surface oxidation of single-walled carbon nanotube paper with oxygen atoms., Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Online: 1-8, 2012.

•  Anctil, A.; Babbitt, C.W.; Landi, B.J.; Raffaelle, R.P., Cumulative Energy Demand for Small Molecule and Polymer Photovoltaics., Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications , Online: 1-14, 2012.

•  Babbitt, C.W.; Ganter, M.J.; Gaustad, G.; Landi, B.J.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Schauerman, C.M., Recycling Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Anodes from Lithium Ion Batteries., Journal of Materials Chemistry , 22 (24): 12008-12015, 2012.

•  Barlow, N.S.; Schultz, A.J.; Weinstein, S.J.; Kofke, D.A., An asymptotically consistent approximant method with application to soft and hard-sphere fluids., The Journal of Chemical Physics , pending, 2012.

•  Barlow, N.S.; Weinstein, S.J.; Helenbrook, B.T., On the response of spatially developing flow to oscillatory forcing with application to liquid sheets., The Journal of Fluid Mechanics , 699: 115-152, 2012.

•  Cress, C.D.; Cox, N.D.; DiLeo, R.A.; Helenic, A.R.; Hubbard, S.M.; Landi, B.J.; Messenger, S.R.; Rossi, J.E.; Schauerman, C.M.; Weaver, B.D., Ion irradiation of electronic-type-separated single wall carbon nanotubes: A model for radiation effects in nanostructured carbon., Journal of Applied Physics , 112 (3): 34314-34325, 2012.

•  Cress, C.D.; Jarosz, P.R.; Kladitis, P.E.; Landi, B.J.; Ridgley, R.D.; Schauerman, C.M.; Shaukat, A., High Performance Lightweight Coaxial Cable from Carbon Nanotube Conductors., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces , 4(2): 1103-1109, 2012.

•  Cress, C.D.; McMorrow, J.J.; Robinson, J.T.; Landi, B.J.; Hubbard, S.M.; Messenger, S.R., Radiation Effects in Carbon Nanoelectronics., Electronics , 1: 23-31, 2012.

•  DiLeo, R.A.; Ganter, M.J.; Thone, M.N.; Forney, M.W.; Staub, J.W.; Rogers, R.E.; Landi, B.J., Balanced approach to safety of high capacity silicon–germanium–carbon nanotube free- standing lithium ion battery anodes, Nano Energy , Online: 1-8, 2012.

•  Ghoraani, B.; Umapathy, K.; Sugavaneswaran, L.; Krishnan, S., Pathological Speech Signal Analysis using Time-frequency Approaches., Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering , 40(1): 63-95, 2012.

•  Kavalenka, M.N.; Striemer, C.C.; Fang, D.Z.; Shome, K.; Gaborski, T.R.; McGrath, J.L.; Fauchet, P.M., Ballistic and non-ballistic gas flow through ultrathin nanopores., Nanotechnology, 23(14): 145706-145713, 2012.

•  Koppula , K. S.; Muthu, S.; Bénard, A.; Petty, C.A., The URAPS closure for the normalized Reynolds Stress, accepted for publication, Physica Scripta , 2012.

•  Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Ugaz, V.M., Special Issue: Focus Issue on 2011 AES Annual Meeting, Electrophoresis, 33(13): 1923-1923, 2012.

•  Menon, L.; Richter, C.; Friedman, A.; Wu, Z.; Panaitescu, E., Review: Synthesis of Nanomaterials Using Self-Assembled Nanotemplates., Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 12: 7658-7676, 2012.

•  Shetty, S.; Ruschak, K.J.; Weinstein, S.J., Model for a two-cavity coating die with pressure and temperature deformation., Polymer Engineering & Science, 52(6): 1173–1182, 2012.

•  Sósol-Fernández, R.E.; Marín-Lizárraga, V.M.; Rosales-Cruzaley, E.; Lapizco-Encinas B.H., Cell assessment in microfluidic devices, Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química, 11(2):227-248, 2012.

2011

•  Anctil, A.; Babbitt, C.W.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Landi; B.J., Material and Energy Intensity of Fullerene Production., Environmental Science and Technology , 45: 2353–2359, 2011.

•  Chávez-Santoscoy, A,V.; Baylon-Cardiel, J.L.; Móncada Hernández, H.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H., On the selectivity of an insulator-based dielectrophoretic microdevice., Separation Science and Technology, 46(3): 384-394, 2011.

•  Cress, C.D.; McMorrow, J.J.; Robinson, J.T.; Friedman, A.L.; Hughes, H.L.; Weaver, B.D.; Landi, B.J., Total ionizing dose-hardened carbon nanotube thin-film transistors with silicon oxynitride gate dielectrics., MRS Communications , 1: 27-31, 2011

•  DiLeo, R.A.; Frisco, S.; Ganter, M.J.; Rogers, R.E.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Landi, B.J., Hybrid Germanium Nanoparticle-Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Free-Standing Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries., The Journal of Physical Chemistry C., 115 (45): 22609–22614, 2011.

•  Gallo-Villanueva, R.C.; Jesús-Pérez, N.M.; Martínez-López, J.I.; Pacheco-Moscoa, A.; Lapizco Encinas, B.H., Assessment of microalgae viability employing insulator-based dielectrophoresis., Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 10(6):1305-1315, 2011.

•  Gallo-Villanueva, R.C; Pérez González, V.H.; Davalos, R.V.; Lapizco Encinas, B.H., Separation of mixtures of particles in a multipart microdevice employing insulator-based dielectrophoresis., Electrophoresis , 32(18): 2456–2465, 2011.

•  Ganter, M.J.; DiLeo, R.A.; Schauerman, C.M.; Rogers, R.E.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Landi, B.J., Differential scanning calorimetry analysis of an enhanced LiNi0.8Co0.2O2 cathode with single wall carbon nanotube conductive additives., Electrochimica Acta, 56: 7272-7277, 2011.

•  Garza-García, L.D.; Pérez-González, V.H.; Pérez-Sánchez, O.A.; Lapizco Encinas, B.H., Electrokinetic mobilities characterization and rapid detection of microorganisms in glass microchannels., Chemical Engineering & Technology , 34(3):371-378, 2011.

•  Ghoraani, B.; Krishnan, S., Time-frequency Feature Analysis., (ISBN 978-3-8454-3582-4), LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, 2011.

•  Ghoraani, B.; Krishnan, S., Time-Frequency Matrix Feature Extraction and Classification of Environmental Audio Signals., The IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 19(7): 2197-2209, 2011.

•  Ghoraani, B.; Krishnan, S.; Selvaraj, R.J.; Chauhan, V.S., T Wave Alternans Evaluation Using Adaptive Time-Frequency Signal Analysis and Non-negative Matrix Factorization., Medical Engineering and Physics , 33(6): 700-711, 2011.

•  Jarosz, P.; Schauerman, C.; Alvarenga, J.; Moses, B.; Mastrangelo, T.; Raffaelle, R.; Ridgley, R.; Landi, B., Carbon Nanotube Wires and Cables: Near-Term Applications and Future Perspectives, Nanoscale , 3 (11): 4542 – 4553, 2011

•  Jesús-Pérez, N.M.; Lapizco Encinas, B.H., Dielectrophoretic monitoring of microorganisms for environmental applications., Electrophoresis , 32(17): 2331-2357, 2011.

•  Konezny, S.J.; Richter, C.; Snoeberger, R.C.; Parent, A.R.; Brudvig, G.W.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A.; Batista, V.S., Fluctuation-Induced Tunneling Conductivity in Nanoporous TiO2 Thin Films., Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2(15): 1931–1936, 2011.

•  Koppula , K.S.; Bénard, A.; Petty, C.A., Turbulent Energy Redistribution in Spanwise Rotating Channel Flows, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research , 50 (15): 8905–8916, 2011.

•  Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Foret, F., Dielectrophoresis Part I, Electrophoresis, 32(17): 2231-2231, 2011.

•  Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Foret, F., Dielectrophoresis Part II, Electrophoresis, 32(18): 2401-2401, 2011.

•  Moncada-Hernández, H.; Baylon-Cardiel, J.L.; Pérez-González, V.H.; Lapizco-Encinas B.H., Insulator-based dielectrophoresis of microorganisms: theoretical and experimental results., Electrophoresis, 32(18): 2502–2511, 2011.

•  Norton, M.M.; Robinson, R.J.; Weinstein, S.J., Model of ciliary clearance and the role of mucus rheology, Physical Review E, 83: 011921-011933, 2011.

•  Rogers, R.E.; Bardsley, T.I.; Weinstein, S.J.; Landi, B.J., Solution-phase adsorption of 1-pyrenebutyric acid using single-wall carbon nanotubes., Chemical Engineering Journal , 173: 486-493, 2011.

•  Snyder, J.L.; Clark, A.; Fang, D.Z.; Gaborski, T.R.; Striemer, C.C.; Fauchet, P.M.; McGrath, J.L., An experimental and theoretical analysis of molecular separations by diffusion through ultrathin nanoporous membranes., Journal of Membrane Science, 2011, 369(1-2): 119-129, 2011.

•  Srivastava, S. K.; Baylon-Cardiel, J.L.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Minerick, A.R., A continuous DC-insulator dielectrophoretic sorter of microparticles, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218(13):1780-1789, 2011.

2010

•  Agrawal, A.A.; Nehilla, B.J.; Reisig, K.V.; Gaborski, T.R.; Fang, D.Z.; Striemer, C.C.; Fauchet, P.M., McGrath JL. Porous nanocrystalline silicon as a substrate for cell culture experiments., Biomaterials , 20: 5408-5417, 2010.

•  Alvarenga, J.; Jarosz, P.R.; Schauerman, C.M.; Moses, B.T.; Landi, B.J.; Cress, C.D.; Raffaelle, R.P., High conductivity carbon nanotube wires from radial densification and ionic doping., Applied Physics Letters , 97(18): 182106-182110, 2010.

•  Barlow, N.S.; Helenbrook, B.T.; Lin, S.P.; Weinstein, S.J., An Interpretation of absolutely and convectively unstable waves using series solutions, Wave Motion, 47: 564-582, 2010.

•  Baylon-Cardiel J.L.; Jesús-Pérez, N.M.; Chávez-Santoscoy, A,V.; Lapizco-Encinas B.H., Controlled microparticle manipulation employing low frequency alternating electric fields in an array of insulators, Lab on a Chip , 10(23):3235-3242, 2010.

•  Cress, C.D.; McMorrow, J.J.; Robinson, J.T.; Friedman, A.L.; Landi, B.J., Radiation Effects in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film-Transistors., IEEE Transactions Nuclear Science , 57 (6): 3040-3045, 2010.

•  Cress, C.D.; Schauerman, C.M.; Landi, B.J.; Messenger, S.R.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Walters, R.J., Radiation effects in single walled carbon nanotube papers., The Journal of Applied Physics, 107(5): 014316-014321, 2010.

•  Dileo, R.A.; Castiglia, A.; Ganter, M.J.; Rogers, R.E.; Cress, C.D.; Raffaelle, R.P.; Landi, B.J., Enhanced Capacity and Rate Capability of Carbon Nanotube Based Anodes with Titanium Contacts for Lithium Ion Batteries., ACS Nano , 4: 6121–6131, 2010.

•  DiLeo, R.A.; Ganter, M.J.; Raffaelle, R.P. Landi, B.J., Germanium-Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries., Journal of Materials Research, 25(8): 1441-1446, 2010.

•  Fang, D.Z.; Striemer, C.S.; Gaborski, T.R.; McGrath, J.L.; Fauchet, P.M., Methods for controlling the morphology of ultra-thin porous nanocrystalline silicon membranes., Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 22(45): 4134-4144, 2010.

•  Fang, D.Z.; Striemer, C.S.; Gaborski, T.R.; McGrath, J.L.; Fauchet, P.M., Pore size control of ultra-thin silicon membranes by rapid thermal carbonization., Nano Letters, 10(10): 3904-3908, 2010.

•  Gaborski, T.R.; Sealander, M.N.; Ehrenberg, M.S.; Waugh, R.E.; McGrath, J.L., Image Correlation Microscopy for Mobility and Cluster Measurements Using Uniform Illumination., Journal of Microscopy, 237(1): 39-50, 2010.

•  Gaborski, T.R.; Snyder, J.L.; Striemer, C.C.; Fang, D.Z.; Hoffman, M.; Fauchet, P.M.; McGrath, J.L., High Performance Separation of Nanoparticles with Ultrathin Porous Nanocrystalline Silicon (pnc-Si) membranes., ACS Nano, 4(11): 6973-6981, 2010.

•  Garza-García, L.D.; Lapizco-Encinas B.H., State of the art on protein manipulation employing dielectrophoresis, Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química, 9(2):125-137, 2010.

•  Koppula , K.S.; Bénard, A.; Petty, C.A., Realizable Algebraic Reynolds Stress Closure, Chemical Engineering Science , 64(22):4611-4624, 2009.

•  Iacovella, C.R.; Rogers, R.E.; Glotzer, S.C.; Solomon, M.J., Pair interaction potentials by extrapolation of confocal microscopy measurements of collective structure, Journal of Chemical Physics, 133: 164903-164938, 2010.

•  Landi, B.J.; Cress, C.D.; Raffaelle, R.P., High energy density lithium ion batteries with carbon nanotube anodes., Journal of Materials Research , 25(8): 1636-1644, 2010.

•  Moncada Hernández, H.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H., Simultaneous concentration and separation of microorganisms: insulator-based dielectrophoretic approach, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 396(5):1805-1816, 2010.

•  Oakes, J.M.; Day, S.; Weinstein, S.J. ; Robinson, R.J., 2010 Flow field analysis in expanding healthy and emphyematous alveolar models using particle image velocimetry, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132: 021008-021017, 2010.

•  Richter, C.; Menon, L., Impact of adsorbed alkali ions on photoelectrochemical hydrogen production by titania nanotubes, Energy & Environmental Science , 3: 427-433, 2010.

•  Richter, C.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A., Exciton-like trap states limit electron mobility in TiO2 nanotubes., Nature Nanotechnology, 5: 769–772, 2010.

•  Theisen, E.A.; Davis, M.; Weinstein, S.J.; Steen, P.H., Transient behavior of the planar-flow melt spinning process, Chemical Engineering Science, 65: 3249–3259, 2010.

•  Umapathy, K.; Ghoraani, B.; Krishnan, S., Audio Signal Processing using Time- frequency Approaches: Coding, Classification, Fingerprinting, and Watermarking, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Volume 2010, Article ID 451695, 28 pages, 2010.

•  Walker, M.E.; McFarlane, J.; Glasgow, D.C.; Chung, E.; Taboada-Serrano, P.; Yiacoumi, S.; Tsouris, C., Influence of radioactivity on surface interaction forces., Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 350(2): 595-598, 2010.

2009

•  Baylon-Cardiel, J.L.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Reyes-Betanzo, C.; Chávez-Santoscoy, A.V.; Martínez-Chapa, S.O., Prediction of trapping zones in an Insulator-based dielectrophoretic device, L ab on a Chip , 9(20):2896-2901, 2009.

•  Chow, D.; Cheng, W.; Dai, H.; Wagner, S.R.; Luzzi, S.D.; Landi, B.J.; He, L.; Illingsworth, M.L.; Siochi, E.J., Pendent Polyimides Using Mellitic Acid Dianhydride. IV. Effect of Increased Zirconium-Pendent Group Content on Polymer Properties., High Performance Polymers, 21: 744-764, 2009.

•  Elmoula, M.; Panaitescu, E.; Phan, M.; Yin, D.; Richter, C.; Lewis, L.; Menon, L., Controlled Attachment of Gold Nanoparticles on Ordered Titania Nanotube Arrays., Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19: 4483-4487, 2009.

•  Gallo-Villanueva R.C.; Rodríguez-López C.E.; Díaz-de-la-Garza R.I.; Reyes-Betanzo C.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; DNA manipulation by means of insulator based dielectrophoresis in the presence of DC electric fields., Electrophoresis, 30(24):4195-4205, 2009.

•  Ganter, M.J.; Landi, B.J.; Worman, J.J.; Schauerman, C.M.; Cress, C.D.; Raffaelle, R.P., Variation of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Dispersion Properties with Alkyl Amide and Halogenated Aromatic Solvents., Materials Chemistry & Physics , 116: 235-241, 2009.

•  Ghoraani, B.; Krishnan, S., A Joint Time-Frequency and Matrix Decomposition Feature Extraction Methodology for Pathological Voice Classification., The EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 2009, Article ID 928974, 11 pages, 2009.

•  Landi, B.J.; DiLeo, R.A.; Schauerman, C.M.; Cress, C.D.; Ganter, M.J.; Raffaelle, R.P., Multi-walled carbon nanotube paper anodes for lithium ion batteries., Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9: 3406–3410, 2009.

•  Landi, B.J.; Ganter, M.J.; C.M.; Cress, C.D.; R.A. DiLeo; Raffaelle, R. P., Carbon Nanotubes for Lithium Ion Batteries., Energy & Environmental Science, 2: 549-552 2009.

•  Li, G.; Richter, C.; Milot, R.L.; Cai, L.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A.; Crabtree, R.H.; Brudvig, G.W.; Batista, V.S., Synergistic effect between anatase and rutile TiO2 nanoparticles in dye-sensitized solar cells., Dalton Transactions , 45: 10078-10085, 2009.

•  Martínez-López, J.I.; Moncada-Hernández, H.; Baylon-Cardiel, J.L.; Martínez-Chapa, S.O.; Rito-Palomares, M.; Lapizco-Encinas, B.H.; Characterization of electrokinetic mobility of microparticles in order to improve dielectrophoretic concentration, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 394(1):293-302, 2009.

•  McNamara, W.R.; Snoeberger, R.C.; Li, G.; Richter, C.; Allen, L.J.; Milot, R.L.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A.; Crabtree, R.H.; Brudvig, G.W.; Batista, V.S., Hydroxamate Anchors for Water-Stable attachment to TiO2 nanoparticles., Energy & Environmental Science , 2(11): 1173 -1175, 2009.

•  Richter, C.; Jaye, C.; Panaitescu, E.; Fischer, D.; Lewis, L.; Willey, R.; Menon, L., Effect of Potassium Adsorption on the Photochemical Properties of Titania Nanotube Arrays., Journal of Materials Chemistry , 19: 2963-2967, 2009.

•  Schauerman, C.M.; Alvarenga, J.X.; Landi, B.J.; Cress, C.D.; Raffaelle, R.P., Impact of nanometal catalysts on the laser vaporization synthesis of single wall carbon nanotubes., Carbon, 47: 2431-2435, 2009.

•  Taboada-Serrano, P.; Ulrich, S.; Szymcek, P.; McCallum, S.; Phelps, T. J.; Palumbo, A.; Tsouris, C. A multi-phase, micro-dispersion reactor for the continuous production of methane gas hydrate., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48(13): 6448-6452, 2009.