Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Dynamic control of particle separation in deterministic lateral displacement separator with viscoelastic fluidsScientific Reports. 1-9.
2018 Effect of pharmacological modulation of actin and myosin on collective cell electrotaxisBioelectromagnetics. 289-298.
2017 A bead-based microfluidic system for joint detection in torch screening at point-of-care testingMicrosystem Technologies. 1-9.
2017 A single-bead-based, fully integrated microfluidic system for high-throughput cd4+t lymphocyte enumerationSLAS Technology. 1-10.
2017 Analytical model for surface-charge-governed nanochannel conductanceSensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 697-705.
2017 Endogenous Sheet-Averaged Tension Within a Large Epithelial Cell ColonyJournal of biomechanical engineering. 101008.
2017 Nanosecond pulsed electric field induced changes in cell surface charge densityMicron. 45-49.
2017 Numerical study on secondary flows of viscoelastic fluids in straight ducts: Origin analysis and parametric effectsComputers & Fluids. 57-73.
2017 Optimal Control-Based Inverse Determination of Electrode Distribution for Electroosmotic MicromixerMicromachines.
2012 Probing nanoparticle interactions in cell culture mediaColloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 96-102.
2011 A MEMS-based electronic capsule for time controlled drug delivery in the alimentary canalSensors and Actuators A: Physical. 211-216.
2011 A cell electrofusion microfluidic device integrated with 3D thin-film microelectrode arraysBiomicrofluidics. 034121.
2011 A high-throughput Dielectrophoresis-based cell electrofusion microfluidic deviceElectrophoresis. 2488-2495.
2011 A parametric study on instabilities in a two-layer magneto-hydrodynamic channel flow confined between two parallel electrodesPhysical Review E. 036313.
2011 Direct numerical simulation of electrokinetic translocation of a cylindrical particle through a nanopore using a Poisson-Boltzmann approachElectrophoresis. 996-1005.
2011 Electrokinetic motion of a deformable particle: dielectrophoretic effectElectrophoresis. 2282-2291.
2011 Electrokinetic particle translocation through a nanoporePhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4060-4071.
2011 Electrokinetic particle translocation through a nanopore containing a floating electrodeElectrophoresis. 1864-1874.
2011 Electrophoretic motion of a soft spherical particle in a nanoporeColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 165-174.
2011 High speed droplet actuation on single-plate electrode arrayJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 567-574.
2011 Ionic current rectification in a conical nanofluidic field effect transistorSensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 742-751.
2011 Large field enhancement at electrochemically grown quasi-1D Ni nanostructures with low-threshold cold field electron emissionNanotechnology. 035702.
2011 On steady two-fluid electroosmotic flow with full interfacial electrostaticsJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 521-526.
2011 On-demand particle enrichment in a microfluidic channel by a locally controlled electrodeSensors and Actuators B: Chemical.
2011 On-demand particle enrichment in a microfluidic channel by a locally controlled floating electrodeSensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 277-283.
2011 Polarization effect of dielectric membrane on the ionic current rectification in a conical nanoporeJournal of Physical Chemistry. 24951-24959.
2011 Surface instability of a thin electrolyte film undergoing coupled electroosmotic and electrophoretic flows in a microfluidic channelElectrophoresis. 3257-3267.
2010 Diffusiophoretic motion of a charged spherical particle in a nanoporeJournal of Physical Chemistry B.
2010 Dispersion state and toxicity of mwCNTs in cell culture medium with different T80 concentrationsColloids and Surfaces B-Biointerfaces. 36-43.
2010 Manipulating particles in microfluidics by floating electrodesElectroporesis.
2010 The effect of axial concentration gradient on electrophoretic motion of a charged spheircal particle in a nanophoreMicorgravity Science and Technology.
2009 A comparative study on the uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Anodonta CalifornienisEnvironmental Pollution. 601-608.
2009 DC electrokinetic transport of cylindrical cells in straight microchannelsBiomicrofluidics. 44110-11016.
2009 Effect of Hoffmeister anions on birnessite nanostructure and transformation of cryptomelane to birnessite phaseJournal of Nanomaterials.
2009 Pressure-driven transport of particles through a converging-diverging microchannelBiomicrofluidics.
2009 The effect of linear surface-charge non-uniformities on the ionic-current Rectification in conical nanoporesJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 376-383.
2009 Transient electrophoretic motion of a charged particle through a converging-diverging microchannel: effect of direct current –dielectrophoretic forceElectrophoresis.
2009 Ultra-sensitive detection of mercury (II) ions using electrochemical surface plasmon resonance with magnetohydrodynamic convectionJournal of Colloid and Interface Science.
2008 A new method of synthesizing black birnessite nanoparticles: from brown to black birnessite with nanostructuresJournal of Nanomaterials.
2008 An analysis of the self-electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle in a nanotube: Effect of nonuniform surface charge densityLangmuir. 4778-4784.
2008 Analytical prediction of flow field in magnetohydrodynamic-based microfluidic devicesJournal of Fluids Engineering.
2008 Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle with a symmetric non-uniform surface charge distribution in a nanotubeLangmuir. 5332-5340.
2008 Free-surface problems in electrokinetic micro- and nanofluidicsMechanics Research Communications.
2008 Magnetohydrodynamics-based MicrofluidicsMechanics Research Communications.
2008 Mercury content of tobacco products by means of automated combustion amalgamation atomic absorption spectrometryJournal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 7-11.
2008 Stripping Analysis of Mercury (II) Ionic Solutions under Magnetohydrodynamic ConvectionJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 175-182.
2008 The effect of stirring on the morphology of birnessite nanoparticlesJournal of Nanomaterials.
2008 Uptake and Effect of Mercury on Amino Acid Losses from the Grills of the Bivalve Mollusks Mytilus californianus and Anodonta californirnsisJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 369-375.
2007 Diffusioosmotic Flows in Slit NanochannelsJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 721-730.
2007 Modeling RedOx-based Magnetohydrodynamics in Three-dimensional Microfludic ChannelsPhysics of Fluids.
2007 The Effect of Translocating Cylindrical Particles on the Ionic Current through a Nano-PoreBiophysical Journal. 1164-1177.
2006 Coupling between electroosmotically driven flow and bipolar faradaic depolarization processes in electron-conducting microchannelsJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 341-352.
2006 Electrochemical reaction with RedOx electrolyte in toroidal conduits in the presence of natural convectionInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 3968-3976.
2006 Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle in a converging-diverging nanotubeJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 579-592.
2006 Modulation of electroosmotic flows in electron-conducting microchannels by coupled quasi-reversible faradaic and adsorption-mediated depolarizationJournal of Colloid and Interface Science. 413-428.
2005 Analysis of Sedimentation Bio-detectorsChemical Engineering Science. 2585-2598.
2005 Filling Carbon Nanotubes with ParticlesNano Letters. 873-878.
2005 Magneto-Hydrodynamic Flow of RedOx ElectrolytePhysics of Fluids.
2005 Magnetohydrodynamic Stirrer for Stationary and Moving FluidsSensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 859-870.
2005 Theoretical Investigation of Electroosmotic Flows and Chaotic Stirring in Rectangular CavitiesApplied Mathematical Modelling. 726-753.
2005 Thermally-Actuated, Phase-Change Flow Control for Microfluidic SystemsLab on a Chip. 1277-1285.

Chapters

Year Title
2011 Applications of Magnetohydrodynamics in MicrofluidicsMicrofluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. CRC Press Taylor Francis.
2011 Characterization of Chaotic Stirring and Mixing in Lab on a Chip Devices Using Numerical ToolsMicrofluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. CRC Press Taylor Francis.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2011 ., A microfluidic chip for sterilization of bacterization using pulsed electric fields
2011 A 3D bulk microelectrode array for high throughput cell electrofusion
2011 A learning community for engineers and biologists at the bio-micro/nano interface
2011 Field effect control of DNA nanoparticle electrokinetic translocation through a nanopore
2011 Magneto-hydrodynamic electrodeposition of radioactive sources
2011 Magneto-hydrodynamic flows in microfluidics
2011 Ultra-sensitive detection and effect of Hg(II) on cell membranes
2009 Effect of Hoffmeister anions on nanostructure of cryptomelane MnO2 and its transformation to birnessite phase
2009 Novel synthesis of layer-structured black birnessite nanomaterial from brown birnessite with complex shape under mild and acidic conditions
2009 Role of process conditions on the controlled conversion of nanoplates to nanoneedles in birnessite without structural change
2008 Electrochemical Detection of Mercury Under Magentohydrodynamic (MHD) Convection
2008 Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance (E-SPR) Detection of Mercury Under Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Convection
2008 Electrodeposition of Radionuclides Under Magnetohydrodynamic Convection for Alpha Spectrometric Determination
2008 Electroosmotic flow with free surface in nanochannels
2008 Electroosmotic thin film flow with a moving interface
2008 Electrophoretic motion of a charged particle in a converging-diverging microchannel
2008 Modeling of a Spherical Particle's Motion in a Converging-Diverging Microchannel Using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method
2008 Modeling of homogeneous mercury oxidation in flue gas during coal combustion
2008 On a microfabricated Ti-alloy-based Microneedle array for Transdermal Drug Delivery
2008 Simulation of the Mechanical Properties for Diaphragm Involved in a PZT-based Valveless Micropump
2008 Speading of an electro-osmotic micro/nanofluidic flow based on Debye-Huckel approximation: contact line motion
2008 The recovery of bacterial DNA from Mars-like Atacama desert surface soil
2008 Theoretical study of the mechanism of mercury adsorption on the carbonaceous materials
2008 Transient Modeling of the Electrophoretic Migration of a Spherical Particle in a Converging-Diverging Microchannel Using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method
2008 Vertically-aligned-carbon-nanotube-based Microelectrode Arrays for Neural Interfacing
2007 Detecting DNA in “Mars-like” Soils from the Atacama Desert, Chile
2007 RedOx-based magneto-hydrodynamic flow in microfluidic channels
2007 The Use of Magneto-hydrodynamic Convection for the Determination of Mercury (II) Ions in Aqueous Solutions
2006 Electrochemical modulation of electroosmotic flows in electron-conducting microchannels
2006 Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle along the axis of a converging-diverging nanotube
2005 The Effect of a Translocating Cylindrical Particle on the Ionic Current through a Nanopore

Grants

  • Detection of Distributed Static and Dynamic Loads with Electrolyte-Enabled Distributed Transducers in a Polymer-Based Microfluidic Device  awarded by NSF 2013 - 2018
  • Developing quantitative measures of mechanical coherence in epithelial tissue,  awarded by Virginia Jeffress Trust 2015 - 2017
  • Measuring Shear Stress with a Microfluidic Sensor to Improve Aerodynamic Efficiency  awarded by NASA SBIR Phase I 2014
  • Self-nano patterning of soft materials with bio applications, Ministry of Education  awarded by Science and technology of Korea World Class University (WCU) program 2009 - 2013
  • Post Doc Support  awarded by Subcontract from Yeungnam University Research Cooperation Foundation, South Korea 2011 - 2012
  • A learning community for engineers and biologists at the bio-micro/nano interface  awarded by NSF, Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program (CCLI): Phase I 2010 - 2012
  • MRI: Acquisition of a four-probe MultiView4000 AFM/NSOM/SPM system  awarded by National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation 2009 - 2012
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to Nanoscale Measurement and Image Analysis of Patient Cartilage for Predicting Surgical Response  awarded by Office of Research’s Multidisciplinary Grant 2011
  • Microfluidics-Immunology Project  awarded by ODU Office of Research 2011
  • Robust, multifunctional, bio-compatible nanocapsules for intraoperative imaging and other biomedical applications  awarded by Multidisciplinary seed grant of the Office of Research of Old Dominion University 2011
  • Numerical and experimental study of complex bio-fluids in microfluidic lab-on-a-chip for bio-medical applications  awarded by Old Dominion Research Foundation 2010
  • Multi-scale modeling of nano-particle cell dynamics  awarded by NIH 2010 - 2009
  • Multi-scale modeling of nano-particle cell dynamics  awarded by NIH 2009
  • Multi-scale modeling of nano-particle cell dynamics  awarded by NIH - 2009
  • Impaired insulin delivery during continuous insulin infusion  awarded by Office of Research’s Multidisciplinary Grant - 2008
  • Investigation of Nano-modified Concrete Properties  awarded by UNLV PRA - 2008
  • Build a Mobile Vehicle for In-situ Measurement of Dust of UFP and PM1  awarded by US DEPT OF TRANS/TRC - 2007
  • Development of Carbon Nanotube Pipettes (CNPs) for Single Cell Surgery in Nanomedicine Era  awarded by UNLV PRA - 2007
  • Development of RedOx Magnetohydrodynamic-Based Closed Loop Liquid Chromatography  awarded by UNLV NIA - 2007
  • Microbial Fuel Cell-Convert Waste into Energy  awarded by UNLV PRA - 2007
  • Rational Design of Highly Sensitive Mercury Sensors Based on Fluorescence Switch-on and Their Microfluidic System for In-Situ Detection  awarded by NSF EPSCor - 2006
  • Detection of Chemical Explosives in Water Using Magneto-Hydrodynamic-Based Microfluidic Systems  awarded by NSF EPSCor - 2005
  • Development of a Magneto-Hydro-Dynamic (MHD)- Based Microfluidic System for the Detection of Mercury in Water  awarded by NSF EPSCor - 2005
  • Novel nano-porous electroosmotic micropump: Basic technology development and its lab-on-a-chip applications  awarded by ODU Office of Research 2004 -
  • Novel nano-porous electroosmotic micropump: Basic technology development and its lab-on-a-chip applications  awarded by ODU Office of Research 1996 -
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics/Microfluidics, University of Pennsylvania 2004
  • Ph.D. in Gas-solid Two Phase Flow in a Fluidized Bed Boiler, Thermal and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology 1998
  • Full Name

  • Shizhi Qian