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Patents                                                                      back to top

  1. R. Bashir, V.V. Swaminathan, B. Reddy, Jr., E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, "Label Free Analyte Detection by Electronic Desalting and Field Effect Transistors", US Patent #10,527,579, issued 7 Jan 2020.
  2. R. Bashir, V.V. Swaminathan, B. Reddy, Jr., E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, "Label Free Analyte Detection by Electronic Desalting and Field Effect Transistors", US Application filed 2 Apr 2020, patent pending.
  3. N. Dole, V.V. Swaminathan, B. Jiang, M. Wong, US Provisional Application #62/890,285, filed 22 Aug 2019.

Book Chapters                                                            back to top

  1. "Use of Surfactants in Acoustic Cleaning", by Dinesh P.R. Thanu, Aravindha Antoniswamy, Vikhram V. Swaminathan, Endhu S. Srinadhu, Nihkil Dole, Mingrui Zhao, Rajesh Balachandran, Daksh Agrawal, Jatinder Kumar and Manish Keswani, in Surfactants in Precision Cleaning: Removal of Contaminants At the Micro and Nanoscale: edited by Rajiv Kohli and Kash Mittal, Elsevier, Netherlands, 2021.
  2. "Ionic transport in nanocapillary membrane systems", by Vikhram V. Swaminathan, Larry R. Gibson II, Marie Pinti, Shaurya Prakash, Paul W. Bohn & Mark A. Shannon, in Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development: edited by Mamadou S. Diallo, Neil A. Fromer and Myung S. Jhon, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2014.

Dissertations                                                              back to top

PhD Thesis

Electrostatic control of microfluidic systems for enhancement of nanoparticle separations and FET nanobiosensors.

MS Thesis

Integrated micro fuel cells with on-board hydride reactors and autonomous control schemes.^
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Journal Articles                                                          back to top

  1. C.E. Duarte-Guevara, Vikhram V. Swaminathan, B. Reddy Jr., C-H Wen, Y-J Huang, J-C Huang, Y-S Liu & R. Bashir, "Characterization of a 1024× 1024 DG-BioFET platform", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 250, 2017, pp. 100-110. (download pdf)
  2. P. Dak, A. Ebrahimi, V. Swaminathan, C. Duarte-Guevara, R. Bashir & M.A. Alam, "Droplet-based biosensing for lab-on-a-chip, open microfluidics platforms", Biosensors, vol. 6, 2016, pp. 14. (download pdf)
  3. C.E. Duarte-Guevara, V.V. Swaminathan, B. Reddy Jr., J-C Huang, Y-S Liu & R. Bashir, "On-chip electrical detection of parallel loop-mediated isothermal amplification with DG-BioFETs for the detection of foodborne bacterial pathogens", RSC Advances, vol. 6, 2016, pp. 103872-87. (download pdf)
  4. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, P. Dak, B. Reddy, Jr., E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, Y. Zhong, Y. Liu, A. Fischer, M.A. Alam & R. Bashir, "Electronic desalting for controlling the ionic environment in droplet-based biosensing platforms", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 106, 2015, pp. 053105. (download pdf) (supp. info.)
  5. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, M.A. Shannon & R. Bashir, "Enhanced sub-micron colloidal particle separation with interdigitated microelectrode arrays using mixed AC/DC dielectrophoretic scheme", Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 17, 2015, pp. 29. (download pdf)
  6. C.E. Duarte-Guevara, V.V. Swaminathan, M. Burgess, B. Reddy Jr., E. Salm, Y-S Liu, J. Rodriguez-Lopez & R. Bashir, "On-chip metal/polypyrrole quasi-reference electrodes for robust ISFET operation", Analyst, vol. 140, 2015, pp. 3630-41. (download pdf)
  7. H. Hu, *Vikhram V. Swaminathan, M.R.Z. Farahani, G. Mensing, J. Yeom, M.A. Shannon & L. Zhu, "Hierarchically Structured Re-entrant Microstructures for Superhydrophobic Surfaces with Extremely Low Hysteresis", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 24, 2014, pp. 095023. (*joint-first author). (download pdf)
  8. C.E. Duarte-Guevara, F-L Lai, C.W. Cheng, B. Reddy (Jr.), E. Salm, V. Swaminathan, Y.K. Tsui, H.C. Tuan, A. Kalnitsky, Y-S Liu & R. Bashir, "Enhanced Biosensing Resolution with Foundry Fabricated Individually Addressable Dual-Gated ISFETs", Analytical Chemistry, vol. 86, 2014, pp. 8359-67. (download pdf)
  9. E. Salm, Y. Zhong, B. Reddy (Jr.), C. Duarte-Guevara, V. Swaminathan, Y. Liu & R. Bashir, "Electrical Detection of Nucleic Acid Amplification Using an On-Chip Quasi-Reference Electrode and a PVC REFET", Analytical Chemistry, vol. 86, 2014, pp. 6868-75. (download pdf)
  10. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, Larry R. Gibson II, Marie Pinti, Shaurya Prakash, Paul W. Bohn & Mark A. Shannon, "Ionic transport in nanocapillary membrane systems", Journal of Nanoparticle Research: special issue on Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development, vol. 14, 2012, pp. 951-65. (download pdf)
  11. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, Likun Zhu, Bogdan Gurau, Richard I. Masel & Mark A. Shannon, "Integrated micro fuel cell with on-demand hydrogen production and passive control MEMS", Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 12, 2012, pp. 735-49. (download pdf)
  12. L. Zhu, V. Swaminathan, B. Gurau, R.I. Masel & M.A. Shannon, "An Onboard Hydrogen Generation Method Based on Hydrides and Water Recovery for Micro-Fuel Cells", Journal of Power Sources, vol. 192, 2009, pp. 556-61. (download pdf)
  13. L. Zhu, K.Y. Lin, R.D. Morgan, Vikhram V. Swaminathan, H.S. Kim, B. Gurau, D. Kim, B. Bae, R.I. Masel & M.A. Shannon, "Integrated micro-power source based on a micro silicon fuel cell and a micro electromechanical-system hydrogen generator", Journal of Power Sources, vol. 185, 2008, pp. 1305-10. (download pdf)

Conference Papers                                                     back to top

  1. C. Duarte-Guevara, F-L Lai, C.W. Cheng, B. Reddy (Jr.), E. Salm, V. Swaminathan, Y-S Liu & R. Bashir, "Enhanced Electrical Label-Free Detection of Pathogens Through Isothermal DNA Amplification Using True Dual-Gated ISFETs", Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 22-25, 2014. (download abstract)
  2. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, P. Dak, B. Reddy (Jr.), E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, Y. Zhong, A. Fischer, J.C. Huang, J.H. Yang, Y-S Liu, M.A. Alam & R. Bashir, "Localized electronic desalting around field-effect sensors for molecular detection in droplets with enhanced sensitivity", Proceedings of 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Chicago, Illinois, Aug. 26-30, 2014. (download pdf)
  3. C. Duarte-Guevara, E. Salm, A. Nandyala, A.K. Singh, B. Reddy (Jr.), V. Vikhram, A.K. Bhunia & R. Bashir, "Detection and identification of the 'big six' STECs in nanoliter droplets using isothermal DNA amplification", ASME 3rd Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology, San Francisco, California, Feb. 2-5, 2014. (download abstract)
  4. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, H. Hu, M.R.Z. Farahani, G. Mensing, J. Yeom, M.A. Shannon & L. Zhu, "Hierarchical and Re-entrant Micro/Nanostructures for Superhydrophobic Surfaces with Extremely Low Hysteresis", 246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, Sep. 8-12, 2013. (download abstract)
  5. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, S. Gannavaram, S. Li, H. Hu, J. Yeom, Y. Wang & L. Zhu, "Microfluidic Platform with Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructures and SELEX Nucleic Acid Aptamer Coating for Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells", Proceedings of 13th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Beijing, China, Aug. 5-8, 2013. (download pdf)
  6. Vikhram V. Swaminathan, L. Zhu, B. Gurau, R.I. Masel & M.A. Shannon, "A Micro Hydrogen Generator with a Microfluidic Self-regulating Valve for Sensors and Fuel Cells", Proceedings of 22nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Sorrento, Italy, Jan. 25-29, 2009, pp.35-8. (download pdf)
  7. B. Gurau, L. Zhu, H.S. Kim, R.D. Morgan, V. Vilasur Swaminathan, M.A. Shannon & R.I. Masel, "Integrated Miniature Fuel Cell - Hydrogen Generator for Portable Power Generation", 214th ECS Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid-State Science (PRiME), Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct. 12-17, 2008. (download abstract)

Workshops/Invited Talks                                             back to top

  1. V.V. Swaminathan, B. Reddy Jr., E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, S. Ahmad & R. Bashir, "Localized electronic desalting in droplets for improved sensitivity of FET biosensors", Cancer Community at Illinois Symposium, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, Nov. 2014.
  2. Vikhram Swaminathan, B. Reddy, Jr., E. Salm, C. Duarte-Guevara, Y. Zhong & R. Bashir, "Improving the sensitivity of molecular detection with field effect biosensors through localized electronic desalting", Illinois-Tsinghua Nanotechnology Symposium/12th Annual Nanotechnology Workshop (CNST), UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, Apr. 2014.
  3. V.V. Swaminathan & R. Bashir, "Molecular Sensing with Nanowire FETs - critical issues and desalting in droplets", Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) Seminar, Ohio State University, Feb. 2014.
  4. M. Takagi, V.V. Swaminathan, K. Lee, J. Yeom & M.A. Shannon, "Glass-based Nanofluidics for Electrokinetic Phenomena", Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, Apr. 2010.
  5. J. Yeom, A. Sawyer, K. Lee, V.V. Swaminathan & M.A. Shannon, "Facile Low Temperature Fabrication of Nanochannels in Nanofluidic Applications", Center for Nanoscale Chemical Electrical Mechanical Manufacturing Systems, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, Mar. 2010.
  6. Vikhram Swaminathan, "Research in the Shannon Group", MechSE Graduate Recruitment Day, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, Mar. 2009 & Mar. 2010.