Publications Submitted or in Preparation 

17. R. Mangal, N. Karthik, Y. Kim, E. Bukusoglu, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa & N. Abbott, “Active Janus particles at interfaces of liquid crystals”. (submitted to Langmuir)

16. K. K. Dey, X. Zhao, S. Jeganathan, P. J. Butler, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa & A. Sen, “Enhanced diffusion of passive tracers in active enzyme solutions”. (submitted to Nano Letters)

15. L. Nieves-Rosado, A. Khair & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Osmotic propulsion of a slender colloidal particle powered by enzymatic reactions”. (submitted to PRE)


14. M. Diaz-Maldonado & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Dynamics and rheology of Janus drops in a linear shear flow”. Int. J. Multiphase Flow. 2–13 (2016).online

13. N. Sharifi-Mood, A. Mozaffari & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Pair interaction of catalytically active colloids: from assembly to escape”, J. Fluid Mech. 798, 910–954 (2016).pdf

12. R. DeLaCruz-Araujo, D. J. Beltrán-Villegas, R. Larson & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Rich Janus colloid phase behavior under steady shear”, Soft Matter. (2016) online

11. K. K. Dey, X. Zhao, B. M. Tansi, W. J. Méndez-Ortiz, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, R. Golestanian, & A. Sen, “Micromotors powered by enzyme catalysis”, Nano Lett. 15, 8311–8315 (2015) online

10. M. Diaz-Maldonado & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “On the anisotropic response of a Janus drop in a shearing viscous fluid”. J. Fluid Mech., 770, R2 (2015). online

9. C. Ye, L. Kennedy, K. Shirk, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, J. Youngblood and C. J. Martinez , “CNC loaded hydrogel particles generated from single and double emulsion drops”. Green Materials. 3(1), 25–34 (2014) online

8. S. Sengupta, D. Patra, I. Ortiz-Rivera, A. Agrawal, S. Shklyaev, K. K. Dey, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, T. E. Mallouk and A. Sen, “Self-powered enzyme micropumps”. Nature Chemistry, 6, 415-422 (2014) online

7. S. Shklyaev, J. F. Brady, and U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Nonspherical osmotic motor: chemical sailing”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 748, 488-520 (2014) pdf

6. S. Shklyaev, A. Ivantsov, M. Diaz, and U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Dynamics of a Janus drop in an external flow”, Physics of Fluids, 25, 082105 (2013) online pdf

5. U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, J. F. Brady, and S. Shklyaev, “Osmotic propulsion of colloidal particles via constant surface flux”, Soft Matter, 9 (28), (2013) pdf

4. Y. Hong, M. Diaz, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, and A. Sen, “Titanium dioxide-based photo-induced micro fireworks and micro-motor/micro-pump systems”, Advance Functional Materials, 20, 1-9 (2010) pdf

3. U. M. Córdova-Figueroa and J. F. Brady, “Comment on “Osmotic propulsion: the osmotic motor” reply”, Physical Review Letters, 103, 079802 (2009) pdf

2. U. M. Córdova-Figueroa and J. F. Brady, “Comment on “Osmotic propulsion: the osmotic motor” reply”, Physical Review Letters, 102, 159802 (2009) pdf

1. U. M. Córdova-Figueroa and J. F. Brady, “Osmotic propulsion: the osmotic motor”, Physical Review Letters, 100, 158303 (2008) pdf

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

U. M. Córdova-Figueroa and C. Martinez, “Effective Research: There’s an App for That”,SHPE Magazine, 16 (1), 26-27 (2014)