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2016
  • V. Koning, T. Lopez-Leon, A. Darmon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, V. Vitelli, Spherical nematic shells with a threefold valence, Physical Review E 94, 012703 (2016). Selected for PRE Kaleidoscope.

  • Book chapter: E. Castro Hernandez, J. Guerrero, A. Fernandez-Nieves, J. M. Gordillo, Drop generation in controlled fluid flows. In: Fluids, Colloids and Soft Materials: An Introductions to Soft Matter Physics, Editors:A. Fernandez-Nieves, A. M. Puertas (Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA, 2016).

  • Edited Book: Fluids, Colloids and Soft Materials: An Introduction to Soft Matter Physics, Editors: A. Fernandez-Nieves, A. M. Puertas (Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA, 2016).

  • A. Scotti, U. Gasser, E. S. Herman, M. Pelaez-Fernandez, J. Hand, A. Menzel, L. A. Lyon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, The role of ions in the self-healing behavior of soft particle suspensions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 20 (2016).

  • M. Tennenbaum, Z. Liu, D. Hu, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Mechanics of fire ant aggregations, Nature Materials 15, 54 (2016).

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  • J. J. Lietor-Santos, B. Sierra-Martin, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Bulk and shear moduli of compressed microgel suspensions, Physical Review E 84, 060402 (R) (2011).

  • B. Sierra-Martin, Y. Laporte, A. B. South, L. A. Lyon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Bulk modulus of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) microgels through the swelling transition, Physical Review E 84, 011406 (2011).

  • N. Vilanova, V. R. Gundabala, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Drop size control in electro-coflow, Applied Physics Letters 99, 021910 (2011). Selected for publication in "Virtual J Nanoscale Sci and Tech", August 1, 2011

  • J. J. Lietor-Santos, B. Sierra-Martín, U. Gasser, A. Fernandez-Nieves, The effect of hydrostatic pressure over the swelling of microgel particles, Soft Matter 7, 6370 (2011). Selected as 'Hot Article' in Soft Matter Blog.

  • T. Lopez-Leon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, M. Nobili, C. Blanc, Nematic-Smectic Transition in Spherical Shells, Physical Review Letters 106, 247802 (2011). Highlighted in Soft Matter World.

  • B. Sierra-Martin, J. A. Frederick, Y. Laporte, G. Markou, J. J. Lietor-Santos, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Article in special issue "smart gels": Determination of the bulk modulus of microgel particles, Colloid and Polymer Science 289, 721 (2011).

  • T. Lopez-Leon, V. Koning, K. B. S. Devaiah, V. Vitelli, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Frustrated Nematic Order in Spherical Geometries, Nature Physics 7, 391 (2011).

  • T. Lopez-Leon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Review paper: Drops and shells of liquid crystal, Colloid and Polymer Science 289, 345 (2011).

  • Edited Book: Microgels Suspensions - Fundamentals and Applications, Editors: A. Fernandez-Nieves, H. M. Wyss, J. Mattsson, D. A. Weitz (Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA, 2011).

  • Book chapter: H. M. Wyss, J. Mattsson, T. Franke, A. Fernandez-Nieves, D. A. Weitz, Mechanics of single microgel particles. In: Microgels Suspensions - Fundamentals and Applications, Editors: A. Fernandez-Nieves, H. M. Wyss, J. Mattsson, D. A. Weitz (Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA, 2011).

  • Book chapter: B. Sierra-Martin, J. J. Lietor-Santos, A. Fernandez-Barbero, T. T. Nguyen, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Swelling thermodynamics of microgel particles. In: Microgels Suspensions - Fundamentals and Applications, Editors: A. Fernandez-Nieves, H. M. Wyss, J. Mattsson, D. A. Weitz (Wiley-VCH Verlag & Co. KGaA, 2011).

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PATENTS
  • A. Fernandez-Nieves, S. Marquez, Y-C. Chang, T. E. Angelini, 3D printing using phase changing materials as support, WO 2016/090286, PCT /US2015/064063.

  • T. E. Angelini, W. G. Sawyer, K. G. Rowe, T. Bhattacharjee, A. Fernandez-Nieves, S. Marquez, Y-C.Chang, High speed 3D printing system for wound and tissue replacement, PCT/US2016/017810.

  • A. Douglas, T. Barker, L. A. Lyon, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Hybrid fibrin-microgel constructs for tissue repair and regeneration, US Provisional patent 91/977,900, filed 4/10/2014.

  • V. Gundabala, I. G. Loscertales, A. Barrero, A. Fernandez-Nieves, Device and fluidic method to produce emulsions and particle suspensions, US Provisional patent 61/237,764, filed 8/28/2009.

  • L-Y. Chu, H.C. Shum, A. Fernandez-Nieves, A.S. Utada, E. Santanach-Carreras, D.A. Weitz, Emulsions and Techniques for Formation, PCT filed 3/28/08, priority to provisional patent 60/920,574, filed 3/28/2007 (70292US00).

  • D.A. Weitz, J-W. Kim, A. Fernandez-Nieves, E-C. Cho, Highly Responsive Hydrogel Scaffolds by 3-Dimensional Organization of Submicron-sized Microgel Particles, US Provisional 2998 UStba filed 12/18/2007

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