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

Paper to appear in Lab on a Chip

November 2014: A review article on biofilms co-authored by Dr. Kumar is accepted for publication in the journal “Lab on a Chip”.

Dr. Kumar is named Canada Research Chair

October 2014: Dr. Kumar is named a Canada Research Chair (Tier II). Read more at http://www.engineering.ualberta.ca/en/NewsEvents/Engineering%20News/2014/October/NewCanadaResearchChairsworkcombinesnanotechnologyandpublichealth.aspx

Paper featured as Back Cover Article

October 2014: Dr. Kumar’s collaborative work on Rapid Electrokinetic Patterning with National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan is featured as a Back Cover Article in the journal Lab-on-a-Chip. Rapid Electrokinetic Patterning is a technique that Dr. Kumar discovered during his doctoral

Paper to appear in Scientific Reports

October 2014: Dr. Das and Dr. Kumar’s manuscript on streamer formation is accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.

Congratulations Mahtab

October 2014: Mahtab clears her doctoral candidacy exams. Congratulations Mahtab.