Google scholar | Selected peer-reviewed journal publications


  • B Mosavati, A Oleinikov, E Du, 3D microfluidics-assisted modeling of glucose transport in placental malaria, Scientific Reports (2022) 12 (1), 1-10 (posted and shared by MalariaWorld)


  • Y Qiang, J Liu, M Dao, E Du, In Vitro Assay for Single-cell Characterization of Impaired Deformability in Red Blood Cells under Recurrent Episodes of Hypoxia, Lab on a Chip (2021) (featured by NSF research newsLab on a Chip inside cover art)
  • D Dieujuste, Y Qiang, E Du, A Portable Impedance Microflow Cytometer for Measuring Cellular Response to Hypoxia,  Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2021)
  • J Liu, Y Qiang, E Du, Dielectric spectroscopy of red blood cells in sickle cell disease, Electrophoresis (2021)


  • B. Mosavati, A.V. Oleinikov, E. Du, Development of an Organ-on-a-Chip-Device for Study of Placental Pathologies, International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2020)
  • J. Liu, Y. Qiang, E Du, Dielectric spectroscopy of red blood cells in sickle cell disease, Electrophoresis (2020)
  • K.N.G. Dona, E Du J. Wei, An impedimetric assay for the identification of abnormal mitochondrial dynamics in living cells, Electrophoresis (2020)
  • Y.Tian, E. Du, F.Abdelmola, Y. Qiang, L. A. Carlsson, Rapid Characterization of Water Diffusion in Polymer Specimens Using a Droplet-based Method, Langmuir (2020)
  • K.N.G. Dona, E. Du, L.A. Carlsson, D.M. Fletcher, R.P. Boardman, Modeling of water wicking along fiber/matrix interface voids in unidirectional carbon/vinyl ester composites, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 24(31) (2020) 31.
  • J. Liu, O. Chesnokova, I. Oleinikov, Y. Qiang, A.V. Oleinikov, E. Du, Optimization of in vitro trophoblast assay for real-time impedimetric sensing of trophoblast-erythrocyte interactions in Plasmodium falciparum malaria, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry  (2020) 1-9.
  • S Ilyas, M Sher, E Du, W Asghar, Smartphone-based sickle cell disease detection and monitoring for point-of-care settings, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2020)



  • Y. Qiang, J. Liu, F. Yang, D. Dieujuste, E. Du, Modeling erythrocyte electrodeformation in response to amplitude modulated electric waveforms, Scientific Reports 8(1) (2018) 1-10.
  • Y. Qiang, J. Liu, E. Du, Dielectrophoresis testing of nonlinear viscoelastic behaviors of human red blood cells, Micromachines 9(1) (2018) 21.
  • J. Liu, Y. Qiang, O. Alvarez, E. Du, Electrical impedance microflow cytometry with oxygen control for detection of sickle cells, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 255 (2018) 2392-2398.
  • E. Du, Y. Qiang, J. Liu, Erythrocyte Membrane Failure by Electromechanical Stress, Applied Sciences 8(2) (2018) 174


  • Y. Qiang, J. Liu, E. Du, Dynamic fatigue measurement of human erythrocytes using dielectrophoresis, Acta biomaterialia 57 (2017) 352-362.
  • X. Li, E. Du, M. Dao, S. Suresh, G.E. Karniadakis, Patient-specific modeling of individual sickle cell behavior under transient hypoxia, PLoS computational biology 13(3) (2017) e1005426.


  • S. Muenster, A. Beloiartsev, B. Yu, E. Du, S. Abidi, M. Dao, G. Fabry, J.A. Graw, M. Wepler, R. Malhotra, Exposure of stored packed erythrocytes to nitric oxide prevents transfusion-associated pulmonary hypertension, Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 125(5) (2016) 952-963.
  • X. Li, E. Du, H. Lei, Y.-H. Tang, M. Dao, S. Suresh, G.E. Karniadakis, Patient-specific blood rheology in sickle-cell anaemia, Interface Focus 6(1) (2016) 20150065.
  • P. Hosseini, S.Z. Abidi, E. Du, D.P. Papageorgiou, Y. Choi, Y. Park, J.M. Higgins, G.J. Kato, S. Suresh, M. Dao, Cellular normoxic biophysical markers of hydroxyurea treatment in sickle cell disease, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(34) (2016) 9527-9532. (CMU News report)

2015 & before

  • E. Du, M. Diez-Silva, G.J. Kato, M. Dao, S. Suresh, Kinetics of sickle cell biorheology and implications for painful vasoocclusive crisis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(5) (2015) 1422-1427. (MIT News reportCMU News report)
  • E. Du, M. Dao, S. Suresh, Quantitative biomechanics of healthy and diseased human red blood cells using dielectrophoresis in a microfluidic system, Extreme Mechanics Letters 1 (2014) 35-41.
  • E. Du, S. Ha, M. Diez-Silva, M. Dao, S. Suresh, A.P. Chandrakasan, Electric impedance microflow cytometry for characterization of cell disease states, Lab on a Chip 13(19) (2013) 3903-3909. (MIT news report)
  • E. Du, S. Manoochehri, Optimal design of microgrooved channels with electrokinetic pumping for lab-on-a-chip applications, IET nanobiotechnology 4(2) (2010) 40-49.
  • E. Du, S. Manoochehri, Microfluidic pumping optimization in microgrooved channels with ac electrothermal actuations, Applied Physics Letters 96(3) (2010) 034102.
  • D. Song, Z. Wei, J. Zou, S. Yang, E. Du, H.-L. Cui, Pressure sensor based on fiber Bragg grating and carbon fiber ribbon-wound composite cylindrical shell, IEEE Sensors Journal 9(7) (2009) 828-831.
  • E. Du, S. Manoochehri, Electrohydrodynamic‐mediated dielectrophoretic separation and transport based on asymmetric electrode pairs, Electrophoresis 29(24) (2008) 5017-5025.
  • E. Du, S. Manoochehri, Enhanced ac electrothermal fluidic pumping in microgrooved channels, Journal of Applied Physics 104(6) (2008) 064902.
  • E. Du, H. Cui, Z. Zhu, Review of nanomanipulators for nanomanufacturing, International Journal of Nanomanufacturing 1(1) (2006) 83-104.