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OPEN Postdoc Position!

We have an open postdoc position in the group related to bacterial flagellar locomotion and active matter transport. This work is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and there is broad flexibility in the specific research projects. See the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Olivia on her graduate fellowships!

Undergraduate researcher Olivia Martin was awarded a graduate school fellowship from both the NSF and DOD. Congratulations Olivia!

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Guasto Lab presents at virtual APS March Meeting

Postdoc Richard Henshaw, former graduate student Amin Dehkharghani, and undergraduate Olivia Martin each presented their recent work that APS March Meeting. Job well done by all!

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Congratulation Dr. Walkama!

Derek successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Viscoelastic flow and swimming cell dynamics in complex environments.” Congratulations!

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Congratulations Dr. Dehkharghani!

Amin successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Swimming cell transport in complex geometries and flows.” Congratulations!

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Prof. Guasto presents complex fluid research at Princeton workshop

Prof. Guasto recently present experimental work by Derek Walkama on elastic instabilities and transport by viscoelastic flows through porous media. This research is in collaboration with Arezoo Ardekani’s group at Purdue and was presented at the Princeton Center for Theoretical … Continue reading

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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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