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 Dr. Hassanpourfard

January 2017: Mahtab Hassanpourfard successfully defends her thesis and becomes the first PhD student from the Kumar Group. Mahtab’s work focused on bacterial streamer formation in the presence of low Reynolds number flows. Congratulations Mahtab … err Dr. Hassanpourfard.

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.