Author Archives: Jeffrey Guasto

New paper on sperm motility published in JRSI!

Collaborative work from the Guasto Lab was recently published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. In this paper, analysis of high-speed imaging data reveals the underlying mechanical relationships between the flagellar waveform patterns of sperm, which is strikingly … Continue reading

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Allen Ma successfully defends his MS thesis!

Allen recently defended his MS thesis work on optical measurements of aerogel mechanics … congratulations Allen!

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Congratulations to Derek on being awarded the Tufts Burlingame Fellowship in Physics!

Derek Walkama was recently awarded the John F. Burlingame Graduate Fellowship from Tufts for the 2020-2021 academic year, which recognizes outstanding achievement by graduate students in Physics. Congratulations Derek!

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Guasto Lab’s work on chaos in viscoelastic fluid flows featured in Tufts School of Engineering News!

A recent article titled “Disorder Suppresses Chaos” from Tufts University School of Engineering News highlights work from our group! The piece elaborates on our article recently published in Physical Review Letters on how geometrical disorder in microstructured systems such as … Continue reading

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Derek and Nico’s paper published in PRL!

Congratulations to PhD student Derek Walkama and former postdoc Nicolas Waisbord on the publication of their recent paper at Physical Review Letters! Their microfluidic experiments explore the role of geometrical disorder in the onset of viscoelastic instabilities: They show a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Amin for his recent Outstanding Academic Scholarship Award!

Amin Dehkharghani was just awarded the 2020 School of Engineering Graduate Outstanding Academic Scholarship Award as a PhD student in the Tufts University School of Engineering. This award is due in no small part to Amin’s fantastic publications in PNAS … Continue reading

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Derek’s research on sperm flagellar buckling published in PRE!

In collaboration with Arezoo Ardekani’s group at Purdue, Derek measurements of marine invertebrate sperm buckling in microfluidic flows were published in combined numerical/experimental work. The paper can be found here.

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Guasto Lab attends APS DFD meeting in Seattle

Derek and Michael along with Prof. Guasto attended the APS DFD meeting in Seattle, where they presented their latest work.

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Amin’s Lab-on-a-Chip paper was published!

Amin Dehkharghani’s paper on yeast quantification and adhesion-based separation using microfluidics was published in Lab on a Chip. This work was in collaboration with Prof. Steve Fuchs and Kristina Reinmets from the Dept. of Biology at Tufts.

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Postdoc Richard Henshaw joins the group!

Richard Henshaw earned his Ph.D. this spring from the University of Warwick (UK), where he was working with Prof. Marco Polin in Physics. He has recently joined our group as a postdoc … welcome Richard!

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