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Blanca Lapizco-Encinas
Associate Professor

2017 Submissions

Journal Paper

Flanagan, L.A., F.H. Labeed, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Focus on AES Annual Meeting 2016." Electrophoresis 38. 20 (2017): 2553-2553. Print. *

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. and Z. El Rassi. "Electro‐and Liquid Phase‐Separations (ITP 2016)." Electrophoresis 38. 12 (2017): 1537-1537. Print. *

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Dielectrophoresis 2017." Electrophoresis 38. 11 (2017): 1405-1406. Print. *

Saucedo-Espinosa, M.A. and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Exploiting Particle Mutual Interactions To Enable Challenging Dielectrophoretic Processes." Analytical Chemistry 89. 16 (2017): 8459-8467. Print. *

Romero-Creel, M.F., et al. "Assessment of Sub-Micron Particles By Exploiting Charge Differences with Dielectrophoresis." Micromachines 8. 8 (2017): 239-253. Web. *

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H., ed. Electrophoresis. Germany: Wiley, 2017. Print.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Wang, T., et al. "Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis As an Anti-Fouling Strategy for Nanoporous Silicon-Nitride Membrane Filters." 2017 Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. ECS. New Orleans, LA. 31 May 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Effects of Particle’s Properties On Dielectrophoretic Separations." 24th International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid Phase-Separation Techniques. ITP. Sopot, Poland. 11 Sep. 2017. Keynote Speech.

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Dielectrophoretic Schemes For Particle Manipulation." Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. Texas A&M University. College Station, TX. 10 Apr. 2017. Keynote Speech.

Perez-Gonzalez, V.H., R.C. Gallo-Villanueva, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Obstacle-Density Effects on Particle Trapping in Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis Systems." AlCHE Annual Meeting 2017. AICHE. Minneapolis, MN. 31 Oct. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Gallo-Villanueva, R.C., V.H. Perez-Gonzalez, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Effect of Insulator Post Shape on Joule Heating Effects in Insulator-Based Dielectrophoretic Devices." AICHE Annual Meeting 2017. AICHE. Minneapolis, MN. 1 Nov. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Saucedo-Espinosa, M.A and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Using Particle-Particle Interactions to Enable Challenging DEP Separations." AICHE Annual Meeting 2017. AICHE. Minneapolis, MN. 31 Oct. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

National/International Competition Award Winner

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. National Science Foundation. Funded Grant: Development of Dielectrophoresis Chromatography Employing Asymmetric Insulating Structures and Electric Fields. Alexandria, VA, 2017. *

Goodrich, Eric and Blanca Lapizco-Encinas. AES Electrophoresis Society. AES Travel Award. Minneapolis, MN, 2017. £

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

Goodrich, E., M.F. Romero-Creel, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Dielectrophoretic Assessment of Sub-Micron Particles By Exploiting Charge Differences." Proceedings of the AICHE Annual Meeting 2017. Ed. AICHE. Minneapolis, MN: AICHE. £

Polniak, D., E. Goodrich, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Dielectrophoretic Separation of Large Microscale Particles (dp>5 um) By Exploiting Charge Differences." Proceedings of the AlCHE Annual Meeting 2017. Ed. AICHE. Minneapolis, MN: AICHE. £

2016 Submissions

Journal Paper

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Refinement of Current Monitoring Methodology for Electroosmotic Flow Assessment Under Low Ionic Strength Conditions." Biomicrofluidics 10. 3 (2016): 33104. Web. *

Saucedo-Espinosa,, Mario A., et al. "Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of Particle Mixtures Employing Asymmetric Insulating Posts." Electrophoresis 37. 2 (2016): 282-290. Print. *

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A., et al. "Polarization Behavior of Polystyrene Particles Under Direct Current and Low Frequency (<1 kHz) Electric Fields in Dielectrophoretic Systems." Electrophoresis 37. 4 (2016): 635-644. Web. *

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H., ed. ELECTROPHORESIS. Germany: Wiley, 2016. Print.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Particle Capture and Enrichment Employing Non-uniform Electric Fields and Insulating Structures." CECE- International Interdisciplinary Meeting on Bioanalysis. Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Brno, Czech Republic, Czech Republic. 18 Oct. 2016. Keynote Speech. ≠

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Enhancing Dielectrophoretic Particle Manipulation." ITP 2016 -23rd International Symposium and Exhibit on Electro- and Liquid Phase-separations Techniques. ITP. Minneapolis, MN. 20 Sep. 2016. Conference Presentation. ≠

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Exploring New Schemes in Insulator Based Dielectrophoresis." Dielectrophoresis 2016. MIT. Cambridge, MA. 13 Jul. 2016. Conference Presentation. ≠

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Novel Strategies for Particle Manipulation with Dielectrophoresis." RAMP Annual Symposium, Frontiers in Materials Science for the 21st Century, MEMS and Membranes. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 16 May 2016. Conference Presentation. ≠

National/International Competition Award Winner

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A., et al. Wiley. January Cover of the Journal Electrophoresis, issue # 2, volume 37. Germany, Germany, 2016. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A., et al. Wiley. February Cover of the Journal Electrophoresis, issue # 4, volume 37. Germany, Germany, 2016. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). Tomas Hirschfeld Scholar Award. Minneapolis, MN, 2016. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. AES Electrophoresis Society. First place, AES/BioMicrofluidics Art in Science competition. NA, NA, 2016. ≠

Romero-Creel, Maria F. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). First Place, poster competition at the 2016 Scix Conference. Minneapolis, MN, 2016. ≠

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

Perez-Gonzalez, Victor H., Roberto Gallo-Villanueva, and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Assessment of Joule Heating Effects in Optimized Insulator Based Dielectrophoresis Devices." Proceedings of the AICHE Annual Meeting 2016. Ed. AICHE. San Francisco, CA: AICHE. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Separation of Complex Biological Mixtures Using Asymmetric Posts and Electric Fields." Proceedings of the Scix 2016. Ed. Scix. Minneapolis, MN: n.p.. ≠

Romero-Creel, Maria F., Alexandra LaLonde, and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Assessment of Complex Biological Samples with Insulator-based Dielectrophoresis." Proceedings of the ITP 2016 -23rd International Symposium and Exhibit on Electro- and Liquid Phase-separations Techniques. Ed. ITP. Minneapolis, MN: n.p.. ≠

Arciniegas, Laura, et al. "Joule Heating Effects in Dielectrophoretic Devices of Optimized Posts Geometry." Proceedings of the ITP 2016 -23rd International Symposium and Exhibit on Electro- and Liquid Phase-separations Techniques. Ed. ITP. Minneapolis, MN: n.p.. ≠

M.A, Mario A. Saucedo-Espinosa, and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Combination of Insulating and Conducting Posts to Create a Hybrid Dielectrophoretic Device." Proceedings of the ITP 2016 -23rd International Symposium and Exhibit on Electro- and Liquid Phase-separations Techniques. Ed. ITP. Minneapolis, MN: n.p.. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "“Dispositivos Dielectroforéticos con Aisladores: ¿Qué son y cómo pueden mejorarse?”." Proceedings of the First International Forum of Mexican Talent -IMMX. Ed. IMMX. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: IMMX. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "“Robustez en la Separación de Micropartículas de Escasa Abundancia por medio de Dielectroforesis”." Proceedings of the First International Forum of Mexican Talent-IMMX. Ed. IMMX. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: n.p.. ≠

2015 Submissions

Journal Paper

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Design of Insulator-based Dielectrophoretic Devices: Effect of Insulator Posts Characteristics." Journal of Chromatography A 1422. (2015): 1479-1484. Print. * £ ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Experimental and Theoretical Study of Dielectrophoretic Particle Trapping in Arrays of Insulating Structures: Effect of Particle Size and Shape." Elecrophoresis 36. 9-10 (2015): 1086-1097. Print. * £ ≠

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. and Mark A. Hayes. "Editorial: 2014 AES Annual Meeting, Electrophoresis." Electrophoresis 36. 15 (2015): 1665-1665. Print. ∆

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Dielectrophoresis 2015." Electrophoresis 36. 13 (2015): 1385-1385. Print. ∆

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. and Mark A. Hayes. "Editorial: Focus on the London Dielectrophoresis 2014 Meeting." Electrophoresis 36. 9-10 (2015): 1083-1083. Print. ∆

Alexandra, LaLonde, et al. "Isolation and Enrichment of Low Abundant Particles with Insulator-based Dielectrophoresis." Biomicrofluidics, 9(6): 9. 6 (2015): 64113. Web. * £ ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A., et al. "Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of Particle Mixtures Employing Asymmetric Insulating Posts." Electrophoresis. (2015): In press. Print. * £ ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario. A., et al. "Polarization Behavior of Polystyrene Particles Under Direct Current and Low-frequency (<1 kHz) Electric Fields in Dielectrophoretic Systems." Electrophoresis. (2015): In press. Print. * £ ≠

Lalonde, Alexandra, Maria F. Romero-Creel, and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Assessment of Cell Viability after Manipulation with Insulator-based Dielectrophoresis." Electrophoresis 36. 13 (2015): 1479-1484. Print. * £ ≠

Published Conference Proceedings

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Adapting Current Monitoring Measurement for Low Conductivity Media." Proceedings of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AIChE. New York, NY: AIChE, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6, Web. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A., Mallory Rauch, and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Improving the Design of Insulator-Based Dielectrophoretic Devices: Effect of Insulator Posts Characteristics." Proceedings of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AIChE. Ney York, NY: AIChE, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6, Web. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Matio A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Effect of Particle Concentration in the Estimation of Dielectrophoretic Force in Arrays of Insulators." Proceedings of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AIChE, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6. New York, NY: AIChE, Web. ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, ario A., et al. "Reversing Elution Order in Insulator Based Dielectrophoretic Separations with Asymmetric Insulating Posts." Proceedings of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AIchE. New York, NY: AIChE, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6, Web. ≠

LaLonde, Alexandra, et al. "Dielectrophoretic Isolation and Enrichment of Low Abundant Particles." Proceedings of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AIChE. New York, NY: AICHE, ISBN: 978-0-8169-1094-6, Web. ≠

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H., ed. Electrophoresis. Germany: Wiley, 2015. Print.

National/International Competition Award Winner

LaLonde, Alexandra and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. Undergraduate Poster Competition, 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. First place, Separations Division. Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015. £ ≠

Romero-Creel, Maria F. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. Undergraduate Poster Competition, 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Second place, Separations Division. Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015. £ ≠

Saucedo-Espinosa, Mario A. and Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas. AES Poster Competition. First place. Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015. £ ≠

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H. "Particle Separation Employing Dielectrophoresis." Scix 2015. Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Providence, RI. 29 Sep. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆ ≠

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Saucedo-Espinosa, M.A. and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Experimental and Theoretical Study of Dielectrophoretic Particle Trapping in Arrays of Insulating Structures: Effect of Particle Size and Shape." Electrophoresis. (2014): 1-13. Print. £

LaLonde, A., et al. "Effect of Insulating Posts Geometry on Particle Manipulation in Insulator Based Dielectrophoretic Devices." Journal of Chromatography A 1344. (2014): 99-108. Print. £

Gencoglu, A., et al. "Dynamic Microparticle Manipulation With an Electroosmotic Flow Gradient with Low Frequency Alternating Current Dielectrophoresis." Electrophoresis 35. 2-3 (2014): 362-373. Print. £

Gallo-Villanueva, R.C., et al. "Joule Heating Effects on Particle Immobilization in Insulator-Based Dielectrophoretic Devices." Electrophoresis 35. 2-3 (2014): 352-361. Print. £

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. and R.V. Davalos. "Editorial: 2013 AES Annual Meeting." Electrophoresis 35. 12-13 (2014): 1767. Print. £

LaLonde, A., M.F. Romero-Creel, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Assessment of Cell Viability after Manipulation with Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis." Electrophoresis. (2014): 1-5. Print. £

Book Chapter

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Applications of Dielectrophoresis in Microfluidics." Microfluidics in Detection Science: Lab-on-a-chip Technologies. Ed. Labeed, Fatima. London, UK: Royal Chemistry Society, 2014. 192-223. Print. ∆ £

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H., ed. Electrophoresis. Germany: Wiley, 2014. Print.

National/International Competition Award Winner

Rauch, M., A. LaLonde, and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. AES-AIChE Annual Meeting. Winner, poster session. Atlanta, GA, 2014.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Saucedo-Espinosa, M.A. and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "On the Fundamentals of Dielectrophoretic Particle Trapping in Arrays of Insulating Structures." Dielectrophoresis 2014. Institute of Physics. London, UK. 14 Jul. 2014. Conference Presentation. ∆

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Fuente, M.S. Lopez-de la, et al. "An Electric Stimulation System for Electrokinetic Particle Manipulation in Micro-fluidic Devices." Review of Scientific Instruments 84. 3 (2013): 035103-035107. Print. *

Rosales-Cruzaley, E., et al. "Spermatogenic Cells Manipulation Employing Dielectrophoresis, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering." Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 36. 10 (2013): 1353-1362. Print. *

Sano, M.B., et al. "Simultaneous Electrokinetic Flow and Dielectrophoretic Trapping using Perpendicular Static and Dynamic Electric Fields." Microfluidics & Nanofluidics 15. 5 (2013): 599-609. Print. *

Gencoglu, A., et al. "Particle Manipulation In Insulator Based Dielectrophoretic Devices." Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine 4. 2 (2013): 021002.1-7. Print. * ∆

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

Gallo-Villanueva, R.C. and B.H. Lapizco-Encinas. "Dielectrophoresis, a Microscale Technique." CIENCIA ergo-sum 20. 3 (2013): 227-230. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Gencoglu, A., et al. "Particle Manipulation in Dielectrophoretic Devices." Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Ed. ASME. New York, NY: ASME, 2013. Print. *

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, B. H., ed. Electrophoresis. Germany: Wiley, 2013. Print.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Dynamic Particle Manipulation in Microfluidic Devices Employing Dielectrophoresis." III International Seminar on Process Engineering. Tecnologico de Monterrey. Monterrey, NL - Mexico. 2 Mar. 2013. Keynote Speech.

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Dynamic Microparticle Manipulation in Dielectrophoresis-based Microfluidic Devices." 20th International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid Phase- Separation Techniques. ITP. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. 4 Oct. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "What Can We Do with Electric and Magnetic Fields - Panel Discussion." 2013 AES - ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2013. ASME. San Diego, CA. 18 Nov. 2013. Conference Presentation. ∆

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

S�sol-Fernandez, R.E., et al. "Cell Assesment in Microfluidic Devices." Revista Mexicana de Ingenieria Quimica 11. 2 (2012): 227-248. Print. £

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

Published Conference Proceedings

Perez-Gonzalez, V.H., et al. "3D Carbon Cages for Dielectrophoretic-Based Bioparticle Separation/Concentration Applications." Proceedings of the 2012 AICHE Annual Meeting. Ed. AICHE. New York, NY: AICHE, 2012. Print. £

Perez-Gonzalez, V.H., et al. "C-MEMS Based Electrodes for the Dielectric Characterization of Microparticles Employing Dielectrophoresis." Proceedings of the 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting. Ed. AICHE. New York, NY: AICHE, 2012. Print. £

Journal Editor

Lapizco-Encinas, Blanca H., ed. Electrophoresis. Weinheim Germany: Wiley-vch, 2012. Print.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Lapizco-Encinas, B.H. "Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of Particles: Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Results." 19th International Symposium on Capillary Electroseparation Techniques. ITP 2012. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2 Oct. 2012. Keynote Speech. ∆