Nico’s paper on yield stress fluids in porous media accepted to Physical Review Fluids!

Nico’s paper in collaboration with Jorn Dunkel’s group will be published in Physical Review Fluids … congratulations Nico!

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Amin’s and Nico’s work on bacterial transport in porous media published in PNAS!

Congratulations! The advanced version of the article, which is in collaboration Jorn Dunkel’s group at MIT, can be found here. See also the accompanying article by Tufts Engineering News.

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Nico’s paper on flow topology in disordered media published in J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics!

This work was in collaboration with Jorn Dunkel’s group at MIT and the paper can be found here.

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Julia Noble defends her undergraduate thesis!

Congratulations to Julia on defending her work on multiplexed microfluidic devices for bacterial chemotaxis screening!

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Paper on bacterial chemotaxis in microfluidic T-mazes published in Nature Communications!

In collaboration with Roman Stocker’s group at ETH Zurich, this work heterogeneity of chemotaxis in bacterial populations using a novel microfluidic device.

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Michael Stehnach successfully defended his M.S. thesis!

Congratulations Michael!

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Nature News and Views piece published!

Nico and Prof. Guasto published a companion article for a recent paper in Nature Physics on phototactic motility, which can be found here.

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Paper on fungal networks and bacteria published in Nature Communications!

In collaboration with Ben Wolfe’s group at from Tufts Biology, our work on how bacterial networks enhance bacterial dispersal was published in Nature Communications! You can find more on this work in a piece by TuftsNow and an contributer article by Ben at Nature.

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New England Complex Fluids Workshop at Tufts (Friday 6/16/2017)!

Tufts University will host the 71st New England Complex Fluids Workshop on Friday June 16, 2017. The conference is a free, one-day event hosted by Prof. Jeff Guasto (Mechanical Engineering) and Prof. Tim Atherton (Physics). The NECFW will feature exciting array of invited talks plus short “sound bite” talks by students and postdocs in attendance. Invited speakers and industry panelists will include:

Thibaut Divoux, CNRS
Christian Franck, Brown University
Linda Hirst, UC Merced
Anand Oza, NJIT
Farshid Mostowfi, Schlumberger
Stephen Steiner, Aerogel Technologies

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Summer High School Interns Join the Group

Shiva Mudide, Shikhar Sinha, and Andrew Tsakiris are recent graduates of Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. They are joining the Guasto Lab for the summer and will be working on microfluidics and magnetotactic bacteria research. Welcome Shiva, Shikhar, and Andrew!

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