Micro & Nano Fluidics

Symposium Chair

Edward P. FurlaniParticle Manipulation in Microfluidic Systems
Edward P. Furlani
Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Symposium Co-Chairs

Kwang W. OhKwang W. Oh
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Alison L. MarsdenSimulations for Improved Risk Stratification in Patients with Kawasaki Disease
Alison L. Marsden
Assistant Professor, MAE Dept., University of California, San Diego

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Jean BerthierFrom Microfluidics for Biotechnology to Biomicrofluidics
Jean Berthier
Scientist, CEA Leti, France
Vamsee K. PamulaDigital Microfluidics For Diagnostics And Life Sciences Applications
Vamsee K. Pamula
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Advanced Liquid Logic Inc.
Ali ManiComplex effects in micro-scale and nano-scale electrokinetics: significance of computational modeling and overcoming its challe
Ali Mani
Assistant Professor, Flow Physics and Computational Engineering, Stanford University
Tony Jun HuangLab-on-a-Chip Technologies Enabled by Acousto-Opto-Fluidics
Tony Jun Huang
Associate Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 13

11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transport
2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic Devices
2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special Session
Micro & Nano Fluidics - Posters 4:00

Tuesday May 14

3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: Devices

Symposium Program

Monday May 13

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11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transportAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University of Buffalo (SUNY), US
11:00Magnetic Nanoparticle Dynamics and Assembly Phenomena in External Magnetic Fields (invited presentation)
X. Xue, E.P. Furlani, SUNY-Buffalo, US (bio)
11:25Numerical Analysis of Microfluidic Magnetic Bead Separation Utilizing an Integrated Array of Magnetic Elements Magnetized by a Homogenous Bias Field
S.A. Khashan, E.P. Furlani, United Arab Emirates University and University at Buffalo, US
11:45Investigation of the Concentration Polarization effect on Nanoparticles using radial micro-nanofluidic devices
K. Aïzel, Y. Fouillet, C. Pudda, C. Chabrol, I. Texier-Nogues, CEA LETI, FR
12:05Exploiting structural polarization effects for the AC-electrokinetic manipulation of objects and media in cell chips
J. Gimsa, M. Stubbe, University of Rostock, DE
12:25Complex effects in micro-scale and nano-scale electrokinetics: significance of computational modeling and overcoming its challenges (invited presentation)
A. Mani, M.B. Andersen, C.L. Druzgalski, S. Alizadeh, Stanford University, US
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2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic DevicesAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
2:00Digital Microfluidics For Diagnostics And Life Sciences Applications (invited presentation)
V.K. Pamula, Advanced Liquid Logic Inc., US (bio)
2:25Simulations for Improved Risk Stratification in Patients with Kawasaki Disease (invited presentation)
A.L. Marsden, D. Sengupta, A. Kahn and J.C. Burns, University of California, San Diego, US (bio)
2:50Microfluidic complexation between plasmid DNA and cationic liposomes for gene delivery
T.A. Balbino, A.R. Azzoni, L.G. de La Torre, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, BR
3:10Size-Dependent Separation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Applying Microfluidic Chip Filtration
S.-Y. Yu, J.H. Yoo, M.-S. Chun, M.-S. Chang, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), KR
3:30Syringe-Assisted Point-Of-Care Pumping
L. Xu, H. Lee, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US
3:50Hydrodynamically Confined Microfluidics for Single Cell Measurements
K.T. Turner, K.V. Christ, University of Pennsylvania, US
4:10Multiscale Biomechanical Modeling of the Human Eye
I.H. Karampelas, E.P. Furlani, A. Nunez, G. Vizzeri, State University of New York at Buffalo, US
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2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special SessionAzalea 2
Session chair: William C. Florence, DTRA - JSTO & Rashi Iyer, Defense Systems & Analysis, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
2:00Engineering In Vitro Human Organ Platforms (invited presentation)
J. Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, US (bio)
2:50SYN-TOX: A Microfluidic Co-culture Platform for Drug Toxicity Assays (invited presentation)
K. Pant, CFDRC, US (bio)
3:15Use of Hollow Fibers in 3D-Liver Cultures (invited presentation)
M. Luebberstedt, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, DE (bio)
3:40In vitro Lung Organ Development for Rapid and High-throughput Bioassessment (invited presentation)
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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Micro & Nano Fluidics - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Evanescent wave-based particle tracking technique for velocity distribution in extended nanochannel
Y. Kazoe, K. Iseki, K. Mawatari, T. Kitamori, The University of Tokyo, JP
-Thermocapillary actuation of a small droplet in a microchannel
J.-C. Chen, National Central University, TW
-Secondary Microflows in Electrokinetic Transport with Hydrodynamic Slippage Effect
K.S. Kim, M.-S. Chun, Y.T. Byun, D.H. Woo, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), KR
-Reduction of the Hydrophobicity of Thiol-ene Microfluidic Devices Using an Adsorbed Polymeric Coating
L. Sola, M. Cretich, C. Zilio, M. Chiari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, IT
-A Precise and Fast Temperature Cycling Control System on a Microfluidic Polymerase Chain Reaction Platform
C. Marquart, K-S Ma, C. Marquart, Southern Polytechnic State University, US
-High throughput leukemia cell(k-562) sorting system based on negative dielectrophoretic force
Y. Kim, D. Lee, B. Kim, Korea Aerospace University, KR
-An Integrated Optofluidic System for Two-Dimensional Focus Point Control
K.-S. Chao, M.-S. Lin, R.-J. Yang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
-Electro-thermal micro-pumps: exploiting structural polarizations at smeared interfaces
M. Stubbe, J. Gimsa, University of Rostock, DE
-Metrology for Lab on a Chip Final Product Devices
D.R. Reyes, M. Halter, J. Hwanga, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
-A high-throughput microfluidic device for parallel investigation on single cells upon various stimuli exposure
A.A. Banaeiyan, D. Ahmadpour, M. Goksör, C.B. Adiels, University of Gothenburg, SE
-Development of a Microfluidic Chip for Internal H2 and O2 Generation and Seperation Driven by Solar Light
Y. Pihosh, Y. Kajita, K. Mawatari and T. Kitamori, The University of Tokyo, JP
-Coating Resistance to Biofouling Inception for Freshwater Vehicles
P. Malm, G. Krishnan, R. Loth, A. Steele, I. Bayer, University of Virginia, US
-Studies on Photothermal Effect in Nanofluidic Channel Toward Ultrasensitive Detection of Nonfluorescent Molecules Using Differential Interference Contrast Thermal Lens Microscope
H. Shimizu, K. Mawatari, T. Kitamori, The University of Tokyo, JP
-Development of Cylindrical Endothelial Microvessel Model
X. Li, Y. Liu, West Virginia University, US
-A novel self supporting microfluidic chip for maintaining sample integrity during Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) experiments
P.T. Docker, J. Kay, M. Malfois, M. Tully, K. Inoue, N. Terrill, Diamond light source, UK

Tuesday May 14

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3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: DevicesChesapeake D
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
3:30From Microfluidics for Biotechnology to Biomicrofluidics (invited presentation)
J. Berthier, CEA-Leti, FR (bio)
3:50Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies Enabled by Acousto-Opto-Fluidics (invited presentation)
T.J. Huang, The Pennsylvania State University, US (bio)
4:10Experimental investigation of the possibility of transporting a droplet over a hydrophilic spot in digital microfluidics
E. Samiei, M. Hoorfar, University of British Columbia, CA
4:30A Microfluidic Platform for Parallel Synchronization of Multiple Droplets by Ladder-Like Fluidic Network
H. Lee, L. Xu, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US (bio)
4:50A Low-Voltage Droplet Manipulation via Tunable Wetting on a Polypyrrole (DBS) Surface
W. Xu, Y. Tian, H. Bisaria, P. Ahn, X. Li, Y.-T. Tsai, C.-H. Choi, E.-H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
5:10A Portable Lab-on-a-chip Instrument based on Microchip Electrophoresis with Dual Top-Bottom Capacitive Coupled Contactless Conductivity Detector in Replaceable Cell Cartridge
K. Ansari, J.Y.S. Ying, P.C. Hauser, N.F. de Rooij, I. Rodriguez, IMRE, SG

Special Symposium

Micro- and nanofluidic technologies have experienced a rapid development over the past few years. They find applications in such areas as Micro Total Analysis Systems, microelectronics cooling, e-paper, or microreaction devices, some of which are expected to make a considerable economic impact in the near future. Furthermore, nanotechnology often requires handling of molecules in liquid phase, so microfluidics can be regarded as an enabling technology providing a platform for manipulations occurring at even smaller length scales.

Compared to microelectronics, the design process for micro- and nanofluidic systems is in its infancy, and standard technological building blocks and unit operations are largely missing. The development of a corresponding design methodology requires the development of modeling and simulation tools as well as experimental procedures for validation and testing. The aim of this symposium is to give an overview of current trends in micro- and nanofluidics, with special emphasis on approaches taking steps towards a design methodology. ‘

Topics & Application Areas

  • Fluid Transport
  • Hydrophobic & Hydrophilic Filling & Dispensing
  • Flow, Dispersion & Mixing
  • Particle & Cell Transport
  • Electroosmosis/Electrophoresis
  • Micro Fluidic Devices
  • Nano Fluidic Devices
  • Bio Fluidic Devices
  • Bioapplications of Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluidic Device Simulation
  • Other

Technical Abstract Submission

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Journal Submissions

Sensors & Transducers

On-line Journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’

Selected proceedings papers in the Electronics and Microsystems Track (MEMS & NEMS, Sensors & Systems, Micro & Nano Fluidics symposia, and MSM conference) will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’, please select the “Submit to Sensors & Transducers” button during the on-line submission procedure.


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