Micro and Nanofluidics

Our research focuses on the development of microfabricated instrumentation and application in various chemical and biochemical problems.


High-Efficiency Electrophoretic Analysis of N-Glycans.

2-Dimensional Separations in Planar (left) and Serial-to-Parallel (right) configurations for High Peak Capacities.


Design and characterization of in-plane and out-of-plane nanofluidic devices.

An SEM image (left) and AFM image (right) of a 20° tapered nanofunnel formed by electron beam lithography.


Cell-based assays performed on microfluidic devices to study chemotaxis, adhesion, and motility of Caulobacter crescentus.

Tracking of live cells by video microscopy.


Resistive-pulse sensing of virus capsids by conical nanopores.

Current histograms of T=3 (31 nm diameter) and T=4 (36 nm diameter) virus capsids.