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Fluid Mechanics


  • Coffee ring effect during evaporative crystallization

  • Influence of shear on macromolecules in solution



  • Balarj, V.S., Zeng, P.C.H., Sanford, S.P., McBride, S.A., Raghunadandan, A., Lopez, J.M., Hirsa, A.H. “Surface Shear Viscosity as a Macroscopic Probe of Amyloid Fibril Formation at a Fluid Interface” Soft Matter, 2017

  • Gulati, S., Raghunandan, A., Rasheed, F., McBride, S.A. Hirsa, A.H.“Ring-Sheared Drop (RSD): Microgravity Module for Containerless Flow Studies” Microgravity Science and Technology, 2016.

  • McBride, S.A., Sanford, S.P., Lopez, J.M, Hirsa, A. “Shear-Induced Amyloid Fibrillization: the role of Inertia” Soft Matter, 2016.

  • McBride, S.A., Tilger, C., Sanford, S., Tessier, P., Hirsa, A. “Comparison of Human and Bovine Insulin Fibrillization under Uniform Shear” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2015.



  • Fluid Mechanics (U)

  • Water Resources (U)

  • Analysis of Transport Phenomena

  • Incompressible Flow

  • Single Particle in a Complex Fluid

  • 2.06 Fluid Dynamics 

  • 10.55 Colloid and Surfactant Science

  • 1.631 Fluids and Diseases

  • 2.793 Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems

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