Kumar Biomicrofluidics Laboratory

We work at the interface of mechanical engineering and biology. The core of our research is related to fluid dynamical phenomena at the micro and nano-scale spanning diverse applications such as human health, energy and environment

Latest News

Congratulations Swayamdipta

Nov 2016: Swayamdipta wins the first prize in the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition jointly organized by the National Research Council (NRC) and the University of Alberta Nano-group (UofANano) at the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT). Congratulations Swayamdipta

Invited talk at Columbia University

October 2016: Dr. Kumar gives an invited talk at the Earth and Environmental Engineering Department at Columbia University.

Mahtab’s paper to appear as Back Cover of Lab-on-a-chip

October 2016: Mahtab’s paper is selected to appear as a back cover of the RSC journal Lab-on-chip. Watch out for the cover art image !

Mahtab’s work to appear in LOC

September 2016: Mahtab’s paper ‘Dynamics of bacterial streamers induced clogging in microfluidic devices’ is accepted for publication in Lab on a Chip. Congratulations Mahtab.

Ishita’s paper is accepted for publication in ‘Scientific Reports’

August 2016: Ishita’s paper ‘Nonlinear deformation and localized failure of bacterial streamers in creeping flows’ is accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. Congratulations Ishita.