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Interface science is a crucial component of microfabricated systems, as surface properties impact electrokinetic phenomena (such as electroosmosis and electrophoresis), surface adsorption, binding assays, and a host of other crucial issues. Our research interests in this area have included electrokinetic characterization of microfluidic substrates and laser-induced surface modifications of substrate materials.

A Transfer Function Approach for Predicting Rare Cell Capture Microdevice Performance
Archival Publications

HTML version of Kirby: Micro- and Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics: Transport in Microfluidic Devices

Kirby BJ
"Micro- and Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics: Transport in Microfluidic Devices," Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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HTML page for Wilkes: Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD

Wilkes JO , with Birmingham SG, Kirby BJ, Cheng C-Y
"Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD," Prentice-Hall, 2005.
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Smith JP, Kirby BJ,
"A Transfer Function Approach for Predicting Rare Cell Capture Microdevice Performance", Biomedical Microdevices, submitted, 2015.

PDF version of Smith, Huang, Kirby:
Enhancing sensitivity and specificity in rare cell capture 
microdevices with dielectrophoresis

Smith JP, Huang C, Kirby BJ,
"Enhancing sensitivity and specificity in rare cell capture microdevices with dielectrophoresis", Biomicrofluidics, 9:014116, 2015. doi pdf

Saha T, Tsai S, Manning S, Thege FI, Voong C, Domchek S, Kirby BJ, Rhim AD
"Detection of circulating epithelial cells in BRCA mutation carriers without the diagnosis of cancer", submitted, 2014.

PDF version of Santana, Antonyak, Cerione, Kirby:
Microfluidic isolation of cancer-cell-derived microvesicles from heterogeneous extracellular shed vesicle populations

Santana SM, Antonyak MA, Cerione RA, Kirby BJ,
"Microfluidic isolation of cancer-cell-derived microvesicles from heterogeneous extracellular shed vesicle populations ", Biomedical Microdevices, 16:869–877, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Santana, Antonyak, Cerione, Kirby:
Cancerous Epithelial Cell Lines Shed Extracellular Vesicles With a Bimodal Size Distribution that is Sensitive to Glutamine Inhibition

Santana SM, Antonyak MA, Cerione RA, Kirby BJ,
"Cancerous Epithelial Cell Lines Shed Extracellular Vesicles With a Bimodal Size Distribution that is Sensitive to Glutamine Inhibition ", Physical Biology, 11:065001, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Rhim, Thege, Santana, Lannin, Kochman, Ginsberg, Lieb, Chandrasekhar, Drebin, Ahmad, Yang, Kirby, Stanger:
Detection of Circulating Pancreas Epithelial Cells in Patients With Pancreatic Cystic Lesions

Rhim AD, Thege FI, Santana SM, Lannin TB, Kochman ML, Ginsberg GG, Lieb JG, Chandrasekhar V, Drebin JA, Ahmad N, Yang Y-X, Kirby BJ, Stanger BZ
"Detection of Circulating Pancreas Epithelial Cells in Patients With Pancreatic Cystic Lesions", Gastroenterology 146:647:651, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Pratt, Stepansky, Hicks, Kirby:
Copy Number Analysis of Prostate Cancer Cells using GEDI Microdevices

Pratt ED, Stepansky A, Hicks J, Kirby BJ,
"Copy Number Analysis of Prostate Cancer Cells using GEDI Microdevices ", Analytical Chemistry, 86:11013-11017, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Galletti, Portella, Tagawa, Kirby, Giannakakou, Nanus:
Circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer diagnosis and monitoring: An appraisal of clinical potential

Galletti G, Portella L, Tagawa ST, Kirby BJ, Giannakakou PA, Nanus DM,
"Circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer diagnosis and monitoring: An appraisal of clinical potential ", Molecular Diagnostics and Therapy 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Thege, Lannin, Saha, Tsai, Kochman, Hollingsworth, Rhim, Kirby:
Microfluidic immunocapture of circulating pancreatic cells with
parallel EpCAM and MUC1 capture modes

Thege FI, Lannin TB, Saha T, Tsai S, Kochman ML, Hollingsworth MA, Rhim AD, Kirby BJ,
"Microfluidic immunocapture of circulating pancreatic cells with parallel EpCAM and MUC1 capture modes", Lab Chip, 14:1775, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Smith, Lannin, Syed, Santana, Kirby:
Parametric control of collision rates and capture rates in geometrically enhanced
differential immunocapture (GEDI) microfluidic devices for rare cell capture

Smith JP, Lannin TB, Syed YA, Santana SM, Kirby BJ,
"Parametric control of collision rates and capture rates in geometrically enhanced differential immunocapture (GEDI) microfluidic devices for rare cell capture", Biomedical Microdevices, 16(1):143-151, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Barbati, Kirby:
Electrokinetic Measurements of Thin Nafion Films

Barbati AC, Kirby BJ,
"Electrokinetic Measurements of Thin Nafion Films", Langmuir, 30:1985-1993, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Galletti, Vahdat, Shah, Santana, Altavilla, Kirby, Giannakakou:
Isolation of breast cancer and gastric cancer circulating tumor cells by use of an anti HER2-based microfluidic device

Galletti G, Vahdat LT, Shah MA, Santana SM, Altavilla G, Kirby BJ, Giannakakou PA,
"Isolation of breast cancer and gastric cancer circulating tumor cells by use of an anti HER2-based microfluidic device ", Lab on a Chip, 14:147-156, 2014. doi pdf

PDF version of Barbati, Kirby:
Force and Flux Relations for Flows of Ionic Solutions between
Parallel Plates with Porous and Charged Layers

Barbati AC, Kirby BJ,
"Force and Flux Relations for Flows of Ionic Solutions between Parallel Plates with Porous and Charged Layers", Physical Review E, 88:042408, 2013. doi pdf

Barbati AC, Kirby BJ,
"Surface conductivity in electrokinetic systems with porous and charged interfaces: Analytical approximations and numerical results", submitted, 2013.

PDF version of Gleghorn, Smith, Kirby
Transport and collision dynamics in periodic asymmetric obstacle arrays:
rational design of micro
fluidic rare cell immunocapture devices

Gleghorn JP, Smith JP, Kirby BJ
"Transport and collision dynamics in periodic asymmetric obstacle arrays: rational design of micro fluidic rare cell immunocapture devices", Physical Review E, 88, 032136 (2013). doi pdf

PDF version of Zhu, Smith, Yarmush, Nahmias, Kirby, Murthy:
Microfluidic Enrichment of Mouse Epidermal Stem Cells and Validation of Stem Cell Proliferation In Vitro

Zhu B, Smith JP, Yarmush M, Nahmias Y, Kirby BJ, Murthy S,
"Microfluidic Enrichment of Mouse Epidermal Stem Cells and Validation of Stem Cell Proliferation In Vitro, Tissue Engineering C, 19(10):765-773, 2013. doi pdf

PDF version of Smith, Barbati, Santana, Gleghorn, Kirby:
Microfluidic transport in microdevices for rare cell capture

Smith JP, Barbati AC, Santana SM, Gleghorn JP, Kirby BJ,
"Microfluidic Transport in Microdevices for Rare Cell Capture", Electrophoresis, 33:3133-3142, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of Diamond, Lee, Akhtar, Kirby, Giannakakou, Nanus:
Isolation and characterization of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer

Diamond E, Lee GY, Akhtar NH, Kirby BJ, Giannakakou PA, Tagawa ST, Nanus DM,
"Isolation and characterization of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer", Frontiers in Cancer Molecular Targets and Therapeutics, 2:131, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of Barbati, Kirby:
Soft Diffuse Interfaces in Electrokinetics - Theory and experiment for transport in charged diffuse layers

Barbati AC, Kirby BJ,
"Soft Diffuse Interfaces in Electrokinetics - Theory and experiment for transport in charged diffuse layers", Soft Matter, 8:10598-10613, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of Kirby, Jodari, Loftus, Gakhar, Pratt, Chanel-Vos, Gleghorn, Santana, Liu, Smith, Navarro, Tagawa, Bander, Nanus, Giannakakou, Kirby:
Functional Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells with a Prostate-Cancer-Specific Microfluidic Device

Kirby BJ, Jodari M, Loftus M, Gakhar G, Pratt ED, Chanel-Vos C, Gleghorn JP, Santana SM, Liu H, Smith JP, Navarro VN, Tagawa ST, Bander NH, Nanus DM, Giannakakou PA,
"Functional Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells with a Prostate-Cancer-Specific Microfluidic Device ", PLoS ONE, 7(4): e35976, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of Connelly Kondapalli Parker Kirby Baeumner: Micro total analysis system for virus detection:microfluidic pre-concentration coupled to liposome-based detection

Connelly JT, Kondapalli S, Skoupi M, Parker JSL, Kirby BJ, Baeumner AJ
"Micro total analysis system for virus detection:microfluidic pre-concentration coupled to liposome-based detection," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Volume 402, Number 1, 315-323, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of authors title

Santana SM, Liu H, Bander NH, Gleghorn JP, Kirby BJ,
"Immunocapture of Prostate Cancer Cells with Anti-PSMA Antibodies in Microdevices", Biomedical Microdevices, Volume 14, Number 2, Pages 401-407, 2012. doi pdf

PDF version of Kondapalli Connelly Baeumner Kirby: Integrated microfluidic preconcentrator and immunobiosensor

Kondapalli S, Connelly JT, Baeumner AJ, Kirby BJ
"Integrated microfluidic preconcentrator and immunobiosensor," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Volume 11, Number 5, 537-544, 2011. doi pdf

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Rouillard AD, Berglund CM, Lee JY, Polacheck WJ, Tsui YT, Bonassar LJ, Kirby BJ
"Methods for photocrosslinking alginate hydrogel scaffolds with high cell viability," Tissue Engineering C, Vol 17(2), 2011. doi pdf

PDF version of Tandon Kirby: Ambient Pressure Effects on the Electrokinetic Potential of Zeonor-Water Interfaces

Tandon VT, Kirby BJ
"Ambient Pressure Effects on the Electrokinetic Potential of Zeonor-Water Interfaces," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 361:381-387, 2011. doi pdf

Hawkins, Huang, Arasanipalai, Kirby: Automated dielectrophoretic chracterization of Mycobacterium smegmatis

Hawkins BG, Huang C, Arasanipalai S, Kirby BJ
"Automated dielectrophoretic chracterization of Mycobacterium smegmatis," Analytical Chemistry, 83 (9), pp 3507–3515, 2011. doi pdf

PDF version of Rouillard, Tsui, Polacheck, Lee, Bonassar, Kirby: 
Control of the Electromechanical Properties of
Alginate Hydrogels via Ionic and Covalent
Cross-Linking and Microparticle Doping

Rouillard AD, Tsui YT, Polacheck WJ, Lee JY, Bonassar LJ, Kirby BJ
"Control of the Electromechanical Properties of Alginate Hydrogels via Ionic and Covalent Crosslinking and Microparticle Doping," Biomacromolecules, 11 (8), pp 2184–2189, 2010. doi pdf

PDF version of Hawkins, Kirby: Electrothermal flow effects in insulating 
(electrodeless) dielectrophoresis systems

Hawkins BG, Kirby BJ
"Electrothermal flow effects in insulating (electrodeless) dielectrophoresis systems," Electrophoresis, 31:3622-3633, 2010. doi pdf

PDF version of Gleghorn, Pratt, Denning, Liu, Bander, Tagawa, Nanus, Giannakakou, Kirby:
Capture of circulating tumor cells from whole blood of prostate cancer patients using geometrically enhanced differential immunocapture (GEDI) and a prostate-specific antibody

Gleghorn JP, Pratt ED, Denning D, Liu H, Bander NH, Tagawa S, Nanus DM, Giannakakou PA, Kirby BJ
"Capture of circulating tumor cells from whole blood of prostate cancer patients using geometrically enhanced differential immunocapture and a prostate-specific antibody", Lab on a Chip, 10:27-29, 2010. doi PubMedCentral pdf

PDF version of Tandon Kirby: Transient zeta potential measuremnts in hydrophobic topas microfluidics substrates

Tandon VT, Bhagavatula S, Kirby BJ
"Transient Zeta Potential Measurements in Hydrophobic, TOPAS Microfluidic Substrates," Electrophoresis 30(15) 2656-2667, 2009. doi pdf

PDF version of Brian Kirby Nanofluidics review

Kirby BJ
"Nanofluidics" (book review), Materials Today, 12(5) 51, 2009. doi pdf

PDF version of Tandon V Bhagavatula SK Nelson WC Kirby BJ:
Zeta potential and electroosmotic mobility in microfluidic devices
fabricated from hydrophobic polymers: 1. The origins of charge

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Nelson WC, Kirby BJ
"Zeta potential and electroosmotic mobility in microfluidic devices fabricated from hydrophobic polymers: 1. The origins of charge", Electrophoresis 29(5):1092-1101, 2008. doi pdf

PDF version of Tandon V Kirby BJ:
Zeta potential and electroosmotic mobility in microfluidic devices 
fabricated from hydrophobic polymers: 2. Slip and interfacial water structure

Tandon V, Kirby BJ
"Zeta potential and electroosmotic mobility in microfluidic devices fabricated from hydrophobic polymers: 2. Slip and interfacial water structure", Electrophoresis 29(5):1102-1114, 2008. doi pdf

PDF version of Benjamin G. Hawkins, A. Ezekial Smith, 
Yusef A. Syed, Brian J. Kirby: 
Continuous-Flow Particle Separation 
by 3D Insulative Dielectrophoresis 
Using Coherently Shaped, dc-Biased, ac Electric Fields

Hawkins BG, Smith AE, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Continuous-flow particle separation by 3D insulative dielectrophoresis using coherently shaped, DC-biased, AC electric fields," Analytical Chemistry, 2007. doi pdf text

PDF version of Ghosh, Bhagwat, Renshaw, Goh, Gaeta, Kirby: Low-light-level optical interactions with rubidium vapor in a photonic band-gap fiber

Ghosh S, Bhagwat AR, Renshaw CK, Goh S, Gaeta AL, Kirby BJ
"Low-light-level optical interactions with rubidium vapor in a photonic band-gap fiber," Physical Review Letters 97:023603 (2006). doi pdf arxiv

PDF version of Mela, van den Berg, Fintschenko, Cummings, Simmons, Kirby: The zeta potential of cyclo-olefin polymer microchannels and its effects on insulative (electrodeless) dielectrophoresis particle trapping devices

Mela P, van den Berg A, Fintschenko Y, Cummings EB, Simmons BA, Kirby BJ
"The zeta potential of cyclo-olefin polymer microchannels and its effects on insulative (electrodeless) dielectrophoresis particle trapping devices," Electrophoresis 26:1792-1799 (2005). doi pdf text

PDF version of Kirby, Hasselbrink: The zeta potential of microfluidic substrates. 1. Theory, experimental techniques, and effects on separations

Kirby BJ, Hasselbrink, Jr. EF
"The Zeta Potential of Microfluidic Substrates. 1. Theory, experimental techniques, and effects on separations," Electrophoresis, 25:187-202 (2004). doi pdf text

PDF version of Kirby, Hasselbrink: The zeta potential of microfluidic substrates. 2. Data for polymers

Kirby BJ, Hasselbrink, Jr. EF
"The Zeta Potential of Microfluidic Substrates. 2. Data for polymers," Electrophoresis, 25:203-213 (2004). doi pdf text

PDF version of Reichmuth, Kirby: Effects of ammonioalkyl sulfonate internal salts on electrokinetic micropump performance and reversed-phase HPLC separations

Reichmuth DS, Kirby BJ
"Effects of Ammonioalkyl sulfonate internal salts on electrokinetic micropump performance and Reversed-Phase HPLC separations," Journal of Chromatography A, 1013:93-101 (2003). doi pdf text

PDF version of Reichmuth, Chirica, Kirby: Increasing the performance of high-pressure, high-efficiency electrokinetic micropumps using zwitterionic solute additives

Reichmuth DS, Chirica GS, Kirby BJ
"Increasing the Performance of High-Pressure, High-Efficiency Electrokinetic Micropumps Using Zwitterionic Solute Additives," Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical, 92:37-43 (2003). doi pdf text

PDF versino of Fintschenko, Kirby, Hasselbrink, Singh, Shepodd: Monolithic materials: miniature and microchip technologies

Fintschenko Y, Kirby BJ, Hasselbrink, Jr. EF, Singh AK, Shepodd TJ
"Monolithic Materials: Miniature and Microchip Technologies," in Monolithic Materials: Preparation, Properties, and Applications Elsevier, Amsterdam (2003). pdf

PDF version of Kirby, Wheeler, Zare, Fruetel, Shepodd: Programmable modification of cell adhesion and zeta potential in silica microchips

Kirby BJ, Wheeler AR, Zare RN, Fruetel JA, Shepodd TJ
"Programmable Modification of Cell Adhesion and Zeta Potential in Silica Microchips,"Lab On a Chip 3:5-10 (2003). doi pdf text

Presentations and Other Publications
24-26 Nov 2013

Barbati AC , Kirby BJ
Streaming potential and conductivity measurements reveal electrokinetic properties of porous and charged layers, 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 24–26, 2013; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

6-7 Jun 2013

Kirby BJ
Select Biosciences 2013 Nano and Microfluidics conference, CCH Congress Centre, Hamburg Germany.

17-21 Mar 2013

Kirby BJ
"Functional Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells Captured With GEDI Microdevices", Pittcon 2013, Philadelphia, PA.

7 Nov 2012

Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetic and immunospecific characterization of cells for human health and energy applications", SUNY-Buffalo Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series, Buffalo, NY.

24-27 Oct 2012

Santana SM , Fischbach C , Kirby BJ
"Immunocapture of Circulating Tumor Cells in Tissue-Engineered GEDI Microdevices", BMES 2012, Atlanta, Georgia.

24-27 Oct 2012

Kirby BJ
"Dielectric Spectrometry of Mycobacterium and GEDI Devices for Circulating Tumor Cells: Cell Capture, Characterization, and Manipulation in Geometrically Patterned Microstructures", BMES 2012, Atlanta, Georgia.

16-18 Jul 2012

Kirby BJ
ICREA Symposium on Nanofluidics, Colloids, and Membranes, Barcelona, Spain.

10-12 Apr 2011

Santana SM, Liu H, Bander NH, Gleghorn JP, Kirby BJ
"Immunocapture and Release of Prostate Circulating Tumor Cells with anti-PSMA Antibodies in Microfluidic Devices", PS-OC Network Investigators' Meeting, 2011, La Jolla, CA.

1-3 Apr 2011

Santana SM, Liu H, Bander NH, Gleghorn JP, Kirby BJ
"Immunocapture and Release of Prostate Circulating Tumor Cells with anti-PSMA Antibodies in Microfluidic Devices", Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Troy, NY.

20-25 June 2010

Connelly JT, Kondapalli S, Skoupi M, Parker JSL, Kirby BJ, Baeumner AJ
"Electrochemical biosensor with integrated preconcentration module for the detection of enteric viruses," Gordon Research Conference on Bioanalytical Sensors, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH.

17 Mar 2010

Santana SM, Gleghorn JP, Pratt ED, Bander NH, Nanus DM, Giannakakou PA, Kirby BJ
"Fluid Mechanics of Rare Cell Transport and Adhesion", Cornell Engineering Research Conference, Ithaca, NY.

6-9 Mar 2010

Rouillard AD, Berglund CM, Lee JY, Polacheck WJ, Tsui YT, Bonassar LJ, Kirby BJ
"Methods for photocrosslinking alginate hydrogel scaffolds with high cell viability," Orthopedic Research Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

1-5 Nov 2009

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Kirby BJ
"Disruption of long-term electrokinetic transients in pressure driven flow via a short-term application of an electric field", MicroTAS 2009, Jeju, Korea.

1-5 Nov 2009

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Kirby BJ
"Disruption of long-term electrokinetic transients in pressure driven flow via a short-term application of an electric field ", MicroTAS 2009, 1-5 Nov 2009, Jeju, Korea.

5 Mar 2009

Berglund CM, Lee JY, Yang W, Lee JS, Chandler EM, Fischbach CF, Kirby BJ
"Synthesis and Characterization of Photocrosslinked Alginate Hydrogels", Bioengineering Expo, Ithaca, NY.

5 Mar 2009

Lee JY, Berglund CM, Yang W, Gleghorn JP, Bonassar LJ, Kirby BJ
"Biological Characterization of Chondrocytes Seeded in Photocrosslinked Alginate Tissue Scaffolds", Bioengineering Expo, Ithaca, NY.

30 Jan 2009

Kirby BJ
"Geometric micro- and mesopatterning for control of cell transport and microenvironemnt in microdevices and tissue-engineered scaffolds", Carnegie-Mellon Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, Pittsburgh, PA.

12-16 Oct 2008

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Kirby BJ
"Transient Electrokinetic Phenomena in Hydrophobic Microfluidic Devices," 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (uTAS), San Diego, CA.

4 Mar 2008

Kirby BJ
"Micropatterning in injection-molded microdevices and engineered tissue scaffolds: the role of electrokinetic coupling", University of Illinois Mechancal Science and Engineering Department, Urbana, IL

4-9 Nov 2007

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Nelson WC, Sharma AN, Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetic and scanned probe microscopy characterization of interfacial nanobubble phenomena in hydrophobic microfluidic devices", AIChE 2007, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2007.

7-12 Oct 2007.

Hawkins BG, Tandon V, Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetic tools for cellular screening in plastic microdevices: interfacial characterization and engineering design", Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Washington, DC.

7-11 Oct 2007

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Nelson WC, Sharma AN, Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetic and scanned probe microscopy characterization of interfacial nanobubble phenomena in hydrophobic microfluidic devices", MicroTAS 2007, Paris, France, October 2007.

15-20 Jul 2007

Tandon V, Bhagavatula SK, Nelson WC, Sharma AN, Kirby BJ
Gordon Research Conference on Microfluidics, Waterville Valley, NH.

10 May 2007

Kirby BJ
"Electromechanical coupling in microfabricated and tissue-engineered systems", University of Toronto Analytical Chemistry Seminar Series, Toronto, Canada.

24 Apr 2007

Kirby BJ
"Electromechanical coupling in microfabricated and tissue-engineered systems", Lafayette Bioengineering and Biomedicine Symposium, Easton, PA.

26 Feb 2007

Kirby BJ
"Design and control of micro/nanoscale fluid systems via polymer synthesis and geometric patterning", Biological and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

25 Jan 2007

Kirby BJ
"Design and control of micro/nanoscale fluid systems via polymer synthesis and geometric patterning", Textiles and Apparel Seminar Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Nov 2006

Smith AE, Hawkins BG, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Continuous-flow particle sorting at low applied electric fields using electrodeless dielectrophoresis in ridged polymeric devices," ASME Congress 2006 Chicago, IL.

Nov 2006

Smith AE, Hawkins BG, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Continuous-flow particle sorting at low applied electric fields using electrodeless dielectrophoresis in ridged polymeric devices," MicroTAS 2006 Tokyo, Japan.

6 Oct 2006

Kirby BJ
"Fabrication for design and control of micro/nanofluidic systems", University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, Ann Arbor, MI.

Nov 2006

Hawkins BG, Smith AE, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetic particle sorting in cyclic olefin polymer microsystems," AIChE 2006 San Francisco, CA.

21 Jun 2006

Kirby BJ
"Electrokinetics in fluid systems: Control of fields with multiscale geometric patterning", 2nd New York Complex Matter Workshop, Ithaca, NY.

Dec 2006

Hawkins BG, Smith AE, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Continuous-flow dielectrophoretic particle separation in polymeric microchannels," 3rd New York Complex Matter Workshop Syracuse, NY.

May 2006

Ghosh S, Bhagwat AR, Renshaw CK, Goh S, Gaeta AL, Kirby BJ
"Nonlinear optical interactions with rubidium atoms confined in a hollow-core photonic crystal fiber," CLEO-QELS 2006 Long Beach, CA.

May 2006

Ghosh S, Bhagwat AR, Renshaw CK, Goh S, Gaeta AL, Kirby BJ
"Coherent interactions with rubidium atoms confined in a hollow-core photonic bnad-gap fiber," APS DAMOP 2006 Annual Meeting Knoxville, TN.

12 Jan 2006

Kirby BJ
"Miniaturized devices for combinatorial chemistry and nanofluidic study", Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA.

9 Dec 2005

Kirby BJ
Kodak Research Laboratories, Rochester, NY.

10 Nov 2005

Kirby BJ
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

27 Oct 2005

Kirby BJ
Dept. of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

18 Oct 2005

Kirby BJ
Nanobiotechnology Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

27 Sep 2005

Kirby BJ
Cornell Fluid Dynamics Seminar, Ithaca, NY.

25 July 2005

Kirby BJ
Gordon Research Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics, Oxford, UK.

Jun 2005

Smith AE, Hawkins BG, Syed YA, Kirby BJ
"Continuous-flow dielectrophoresis using geometric control of electric fields," 2nd New York Complex Matter Workshop Ithaca, NY.

10 Feb 2005

Kirby BJ
APS March Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

10 Feb 2005

Kirby BJ
Johns Hopkins Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, Baltimore, MD.

Oct 2001
PDF version of Kirby, Wheeler, Shepodd, Fruetel, Hasselbrink, Zare: A laser-polymerized thin film silica surface modification for suppression of cell adhesion and electroosmotic flow in microchannels

Kirby BJ, Wheeler AR, Shepodd TJ, Fruetel JA, Hasselbrink, Jr. EF, Zare RN
"A Laser-Polymerized Thin Film Silica Surface Modification for Suppression of Cell Adhesion and Electroosmotic Flow in Microchannels," MicroTAS 2001, Kluwer Academic Publishers, (2001). pdf

Oct 2001
PDF version of Wheeler, Morishima, Kirby, Leach, Zare: CATH.a neuron cell analysis on a chip with micellar electrokinetic chromatography

Wheeler AR, Morishima K, Kirby BJ, Leach A, Zare RN
"CATH.a Neuron Cell Analysis on a Chip With Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography," MicroTAS 2001, Kluwer Academic Publishers, (2001). pdf

Collaborative work led by Shashi Murthy's group at Northeastern. Capture of CD34+ cells (left). CD71+ depletion followed by CD34+ capture (right) (see ref here).
Ellipsometry of Nafion films, whose interfacial properties we are characterizing with a focus on electrokinetic response.
Streaming potential device for characterizing interfacial properties of Nafion films.