Recent Publications

 “Topological structure and dynamics of three dimensional active nematics,” (with G. Duclos, R. Adkins, D. Banerjee, M. Peterson, M. Varghese, I. Kolvin, A. Baskaran, T. R. Powers, A. Baskaran, F. Toschi, M. F. Hagan, S. Streichan, V. Vitelli, D. Beller and Z. Dogic), Science 367, 1120 (2020) (featured on journal cover). 

"Stability of the interface of an isotropic active fluid," (with H. Soni, W. Luo and T. R. Powers), Soft Matter 15, 6318 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/c9sm01216h

 "Enhancement of microorganism swimming speed in active matter," (with H. Soni and T. R. Powers), Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 178002 (2018).

“Chiral edge fluctuations of colloidal membranes,”   (with L. J. Zia, M. J. Zakhary, Z. Dogic and T. R. Powers), Phys. Rev. E95, 060701 (Rapid Communication) (2017).

"Wrinkling of a thin film on a nematic liquid-crystal elastomer," (with H. Soni and T. R. Powers), Phys. Rev. E 94, 012701 (2016).

"Interaction of chiral rafts in self-assembled colloidal membranes," (with S. Xie and M. F. Hagan), Phys. Rev. E 93,  032706 (2016).

“Probing a self-assembled fd virus membrane with a microtubule,” (with S. Xie and M. F. Hagan), Phys. Rev. E 93, 062608 (2016).

"Creating arbitrary arrays of two dimensional topological defects,"  (with B. S. Murray and C. Rosenblatt), Phys. Rev. E 90, 052501 (2014).

"Instability of flat disks with respect to the formation of twisted ribbons in smectic-A monolayers," (with H. Tu), Phys. Rev. E 87, 042505 (2013).

"Theory of self-assembled smectic A crenellated disks: Membranes with cusped edges," (with H. Tu), Phys. Rev. E 87, 032504 (2013).

“Theory of depletion-induced phase transition from chiral smectic-A twisted ribbons to semi-infinite flat membranes,”(with C. N. Kaplan, H. Tu and R. B. Meyer), Phys. Rev. E 82, 021701 (2010).