Dr. Khashayar Khoshmanesh

Khashayar Khoshmanesh

Research Fellow
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RMIT University
E-mail: Khashayar.khoshmanesh@rmit.edu.au
Page: http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/khashayar-khoshmanesh

Fields of interest: 

Microfluidics
Lab-on-a-Chip
Dielectrophoresis
Liquid metal enabled actuators

Short biographical information: 

Dr. Khashayar Khoshmanesh is a Research Fellow and the recipient of the 2012–2015 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) by the Australian Research Council (ARC) at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University. He received a PhD in Biomechanical Engineering from Deakin University, Australia in 2010. He is the author/co-author of over 50 papers in various peer-reviewed journals. He is also the recipient of several awards, including the 2012 American-Australian Association Fellowship to conduct research at Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory, Stanford University, and the 2010 Endeavour Fellowship to conduct research at the BioMEMS Research Group, University of Auckland. His research interests include manipulation of cells in microfluidics using mechanical and electrical forces, and development of liquid metal enabled actuators.

Selected Publications:

S-Y. Tang, V. Sivan, P. Petersen, W. Zhang, P. D. Morrison, K. Kalantar-zadeh, A. Mitchell, K. Khoshmanesh, “Liquid Metal Actuator for Inducing Chaotic Advection”, Advanced Functional Materials,  2014, Article in Press, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201400689

S-Y. Tang, K. Khoshmanesh, V. Sivan, P. Petersen, A. O’Mullane, D. Abbott, A. Mitchell, K. Kanlantar-zadeh, “Liquid Metal Enabled Pump”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2014, 111, 9, 3304-3309

S. Baratchi, K. Khoshmanesh, C. Sacristán, D. Depoil, D. Wlodkowic, P. McIntyre, A. Mitchell, “Immunology on chip: Promises and opportunities”, Biotechnology Advances, 2014, 32, 2, 333-346

S-Y. Tang, W. Zhang, S. Baratchi, M. Nasabi, K. Kalantar-zadeh, K. Khoshmanesh, “Modifying Dielectrophoretic Response of Nonviable Yeast Cells by Ionic Surfactant Treatment”, Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 13, 6364-6371

J. Skommer, J. Akagi, K. Takeda, Y. Fujimura, K. Khoshmanesh, D. Wlodkowic, “Multiparameter Lab on a Chip Flow Cytometry of the Cell Cycle”, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2013, 42, 586–591

A. A. Kayani, K. Khoshmanesh, S. A. Ward, A. Mitchell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Optofluidics incorporating actively controlled micro-and nano-particles”, Biomicrofluidics, 2012, 6, 031501

P. Yi, A. A. Kayani, A. F. Chrimes, K. Ghorbani, S. Nahavandi, K. Kalantar-zadeh, K. Khoshmanesh, “Thermal analysis of nanofluids in microfluidics using an infrared camera”, Lab on a Chip, 2012, 12, 2520-2525

J. Akagi, K. Khoshmanesh, B. Evans, C. J. Hall, K. E. Crosier, J. M. Cooper, P. S. Crosier, D. Wlodkowic, “Miniaturized Embryo Array for Automated Trapping, Immobilization and Microperfusion of Zebrafish Embryos”, PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, e36630

K. Khoshmanesh, J. Akagi, S. Nahavandi, J. Skommer, S. Baratchi, J. M. Cooper, K. Kalantar-zadeh, D. E. Williams, D. Wlodkowic, “Dynamic Analysis of Drug-Induced Cytotoxicity Using Chip-Based Dielectrophoretic Cell Immobilisation Technology”, Analytical Chemistry, 2011, 83, 2133-2144

K. Khoshmanesh, S. Nahavandi, S. Baratchi, A. Mitchell, K. Kalantar-zadeh, “Dielectrophoretic Platforms for Biomicrofluidic Systems”, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2011, 26, 1800-1814