Peer-reviewed Journal Publications


  • Y.H. Hussain, J.S. Guasto, R.K. Zimmer, R. Stocker, and J.A. Riffell. Sperm chemotaxis promotes individual fertilization success in sea urchins. J. Experimental Biology 219, 1458-1466 (2016). [pdf]


  • M.T. Barry, R. Rusconi, J.S. Guasto, and R. Stocker. Shear-induced orientational dynamics and spatial heterogeneity in suspensions of motile phytoplankton. J. Royal Society Interface 12, 20150791 (2015). [pdf]


  • O.H. Shapiro, V.I. Fernandez, M.S. Garren, J.S. Guasto, F.P. Debaillon-Vesque, E. Kramarski-Winter, A. Vardi, and R. Stocker. Vortical ciliary flows actively enhance mass transport in reef corals. PNAS 11113391–13396 (2014). [pdf]
  • R. Rusconi, J.S. Guasto, and R. Stocker. Bacterial transport is suppressed by fluid shear. Nature Physics 10, 212-217 (2014). [pdf]


  • K. Son, J.S. Guasto, and R. Stocker. Bacteria can exploit a flagellar buckling instability to change direction. Nature Physics 9, 494-498 (2013). [pdf]
    • see also the News and Views article by Howard Berg [pdf]


  • J.S. Guasto, R. Rusconi, and R. Stocker. Fluid mechanics of planktonic microorganisms. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 44, 373-400 (2012). [pdf]


  • J.S. Guasto, K.A. Johnson, and J.P. Gollub. Measuring oscillatory velocity fields due to swimming algae. Physics of Fluids 23, 091112 (2011). [pdf]
  • H. Kurtuldu, J.S. Guasto, K.A. Johnson, and J.P. Gollub. Enhancement of biomixing by swimming algal cells in two-dimensional films. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 108, 10391-10395 (2011). [pdf]
  • W. Wang, J.S. Guasto, and P. Huang. Measurement bias in evanescent wave nano-velocimetry due to tracer size variations. Experiments in Fluids 51, 1685-1694 (2011). [pdf]
  • S. Parsa, J.S. Guasto, M. Kishore, N.T. Ouellette, J.P. Gollub, and G.A. Voth. Rotation and alignment of rods in two-dimensional chaotic flow. Physics of Fluids 23, 043302 (2011). [pdf]


  • J.S. Guasto, K.A. Johnson, and J.P. Gollub. Oscillatory flows induced by swimming microorganisms in two dimensions. Physical Review Letters 105, 168102 (2010). [pdf]]
    • see also the Physics Viewpoint article by David Saintillan [pdf]
  • J.S. Guasto, A.S. Ross, and J.P. Gollub. Hydrodynamic irreversibility in particle suspensions with non-uniform strain. Physical Review E 81, 061401 (2010). [pdf]


  • K.C. Leptos, J.S. Guasto, J.P. Gollub, A.I. Pesci, and R.E. Goldstein. Dynamics of enhanced tracer diffusion in suspensions of swimming microorganisms. Physical Review Letters 103, 198103 (2009). [pdf]
  • G.O.F. Parikesit, J.S. Guasto, S. Girardo, E. Mele, R. Stabile, D. Pisignano, R. Lindken, and J. Westerweel. Nano-particle image velocimetry at topologically structured surfaces. Biomicrofluidics 3, 044111 (2009). [pdf]
  • J.S. Guasto and K.S. Breuer. High-speed quantum dot tracking and velocimetry using evanescent wave illumination. Experiments in Fluids 47, 1059-1066 (2009). [pdf]
  • P. Huang, J.S. Guasto, and K.S. Breuer. The effects of hindered mobility and depletion of particles in near-wall shear flows and the implications for nanovelocimetry. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 637, 241-265 (2009). [pdf]


  • J.S. Guasto and K.S. Breuer. Simultaneous, ensemble-averaged measurement of near-wall temperature and velocity in steady micro-flows using single quantum dot tracking. Experiments in Fluids 45, 157-166 (2008). [pdf]


  • J.S. Guasto, P. Huang, and K.S. Breuer. Statistical particle tracking velocimetry using molecular and quantum dot tracer particles. Experiments in Fluids 41, 869-880 (2006). [pdf]
  • P. Huang, J.S. Guasto, and K.S. Breuer. Direct measurement of slip velocities using 3d total internal reflection velocimetry. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 566, 447-464 (2006). [pdf]

Book Chapters

  • P. Huang, J.S. Guasto, and K.S. Breuer. Near-surface particle tracking velocimetry. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. S.K. Mitra and S. Chakraborty (eds.), CRC Press (2011). [web]
  • J.S. Guasto, P. Huang, and K.S. Breuer. Evanescent wave microscopy. Encyclopedia of Micro- and Nano-fluidics. D. Li (ed.), Springer (2008). [web]