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List of microfluidics research groups

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This list of microfluidics research groups gives a comprehensive overview of academic research organisations in the field of microfluidics, sorted geographically. Any sufficiently notable research group (which in general can be considered as any group having published in well regarded, high impact factor journals) should be listed here, along with a brief description of their research.



University / Institute

Assiut University


Assiut Microfluidics Lab[1]


lab-on-chip, digital microfluidics

North America[edit]


University / Institute

University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

McMaster University

Université du Québec à Montréal

McGill University

McGill University

University of Waterloo

University of Guelph

University of Manitoba

University of ManitobaDouglas Thomson and Bridges Group

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Simon Fraser University

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

University of Calgary

University of Waterloo

University of Toronto

Ryerson University

Université de Sherbrooke

University of Ottawa

University of Alberta

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Arizona State University

University of Texas at El Paso

Auburn University

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

University of Southern California

Rochester Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology

The University of Virginia

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

Florida State University

Old Dominion University

Princeton University

Sandia National Laboratories

Purdue University

Indiana University, Bloomington

University of Florida

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Washington

Brandeis University

Boston University

California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

Carnegie Mellon University

Columbia University

Columbia University

Columbia University

Washington State University Vancouver

Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University

Great Lakes WATER Institute

Lehigh University

Michigan Technological University

North Carolina State University

Rice University

The Ohio State University

Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford University

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Cincinnati

The Scripps Research Institute

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

University of California Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

University of California, San Francisco

University of Kansas

University of Kansas

Stony Brook University

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Arizona

University of Arizona

Penn State

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvard University

Harvard University

Iowa State University

Stanford University


University of Michigan

University of South Florida

University of Washington

University of Utah

University of Washington

University of Washington

Northeastern University

Northwestern University

Vanderbilt University

Virginia Tech

West Virginia University

Rutgers University

Rutgers University

Rutgers University

Clemson University

University of Washington, Seattle

Louisiana Tech University

Rochester Institute of Technology

University of Wisconsin-Madison

George Mason University

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Hansen Group[2]

DMF Group[3]

Centre for Advanced Micro-Electro-Fluidics[4]

Ricardo Izquierdo Group[5]

David Juncker Nanobioengineering Group[6]

Maryam Tabrizian Biomat'x Group[7]

Waterloo Microfluidics Lab - Carolyn Ren's Group[8]

- Dongqing Li's group[9]

Bionanotechnology Laboratory- Suresh Neethirajan's group[10]

Immuno trafficking Lab- Francis Lin's group[11]

Kumacheva Microfluidics Group[12]

Guenther Microfluidics Group[13]

Wheeler Lab-on-a-Chip Group[14]

Microinstrumentation Laboratory[15]

Prof. D.J. Harrison's Group[16]

Micro & Nano-Scale Transport Laboratory (MNTL)[17]

Biosystems Research and Applications Group (BRAG)[18]

Advanced Micro- / Nano- Devices Lab[19]

Sinton Lab[20]

Laboratory of Fields, Flows, and Interfaces (LoFFI)[21]

Microengineering Laboratory for MEMS (MICROS, Fréchette Group)[22]

Godin Lab[23]

Kumar Biomicrofluidics Lab[24]

MacDonald Lab[25]

Dr. Alexandra Ros' Bioanalytical Microfluidics Group[26]

XiuJun James Li Microfluidic Bioanalysis Group[27]

J.W. Hong's Microfluidics Group[28]

SMALL (Sensors and MicroActuators Learning Lab) - Kwang W. Oh's Group[29]

Computational Fluid Dynamics & Device Simulation - Edward Furlani's Group[30]

Biomedical Microsystems Laboratory[31]

Dr. Kandlikar's Thermal Analysis, Microfluidics and Fuel Cell Laboratory[32]

Tissue Models Laboratory[33]

Prof. James P. Landers, Bioanalytical microchip laboratory[34]

Lu Microfluidics Laboratory[35]

Complex Fluids Modeling and Simulation Group[36]

The Roper Group[37]

Bio-Microfluidics Laboratory[38]

Complex Fluids Group[39]

Laboratory of Biosystems Research and Development[40]

Purdue University Microfluidics Laboratory[41]

Jacobson Group[42]

IMG: BioMEMS and Microfluidics Laboratory[43]

Maryland MEMS & Microfluidics Lab[44]

Posner Research Group[45]

Brandeis Microfluidics Fabrication Facility[46]

Department of Biomedical Engineering[47]

Jim Heath Lab[49]

The Rustem Ismagilov Research Group[50]

Micro-Complex Laboratory[51]

Biofluidic Micro Systems Laboratory[52]

Laboratory for Microscale Transport Phenomena[53]

Molecular and Microscale Bioengineering Lab[54]

Xu's Micro/Nanofluidics Group[55]

Bioanalytical Microsystems & Biosensors Lab[56]

Craighead Research Group[57]

Erickson Research Group[58]

Kirby Research Group[59]

Biological Sciences[60]

Laboratory for Particle Mixing and Self-Organization (Gilchrist Laboratory)[61]

Medical Micro-device Engineering Research Lab, Minerick Lab[62]

Orlin Velev Research Group[63]

McDevitt Lab[64]

Microsystems and Nanosystem Laboratory[65]

Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory[66]

Stephen Quake's Group[67]

Sindy Tang Research Group[68]

Kenis Research Group[69]

Martha Gillette Research Lab[70]

MicroSystems and BioMEMS Lab[71]

Paegel Group[72]

Vanapalli Research Group[73]

J.Kim Research Group[74]

Mathies Research Group[75]

Luke Lee BioPOETS Group[76]

Amy Herr Group[77]

Lydia Sohn Group[78]

Tingrui Pan MiNI Lab[79]

Abraham P. Lee BioMiNT Group[80]

Marc Madou BioMEMs Group[81]

Adam Abate Droplet Microfluidics Group[82]

Sue Lunte Laboratory[83]

Zeng Research Laboratory[84]

Microfluidics and Interfacial Fluid Dynamics Laboratory[85]

Di Carlo Microfluidic Research Group[86]

Pennathur Nanolab - Nanoscale Device Laboratory[87]

Squires Research Group[88]

Biosensors Lab[89]

Microfluidics Lab[90]

The Penn State BioNEMS Group[91]

Sangeeta Bhatia Group[92]

Jose Gomez-Marquez Group[93]

Jongyoon Han Group[94]

Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory[95]

Klavs Jensen Group[96]

Ali Khademhosseini Group[97]

Scott Manalis Group[98]

Joel Voldman Group[99]

Mehmet Fatih Yanik Group[100]

Karnik's Group[101]

The George M. WhitesidesResearch Group[102]

The David A. Weitz Research Group[103]

Nastaran Hashemi Group[104]

The Quake Research Group[105]

UCLA Microsystems Laboratories[106]

Burns Research Group[107]

BioMEMS and Microsystems Research Group[108]

Daniel Chiu Group[109]

Utah Center of Excellence for Biomedical Microfluidics[110]

Albert Folch Group[111]

Paul Yager Group[112]

Shashi Murthy Group[113]

Sandip Ghosal Group[114]

John Wikswo Group[115]

Chang Lu group[116]

Yuxin Liu group[117]

Jeffrey Zahn BioMEMS Laboratory[118]

Martin Yarmush Group[119]

Laboratory of Experimental Fluids and Thermal Engineering[120]

Xuan Group[121]

Amy Shen Group/ Soft Matter and Microfluidics Research Laboratory[122]

Niel Crews Group[123]

Lapizco-Encinas Group /

Microscale Bioseparation Laboratory


Micro and Nano Fluidics Research Group


Nitin Agrawal Group[126]

Precision Measurement Laboratory



microfluidics, lab-on-chip, biomedical

Digital (droplet-based) microfluidics, microfluidics, lab-on-chip, optofluidics

microfluidics, lab-on-chip, BioMEMS, EnergyMEMS, biomedical

microfluidics, lab on chip, OLED, optofluidics, multi-sensor plattform


biomaterials, biomedical, lab-on-chip


microfluidics, biofilms, lab-on-chip, Biomimetics, biosystems, bacterial chemotaxis

microfluidics, Immune cell trafficking, lab-on-chip, BioMEMS, biomedical

microfluidics, polymer science, biological environments, gas/liquid

microfluidics, On-chip Colloidal Synthesis, Biomedial

droplet based (digital)


proteomics, multiplexed systems

LOC, Bio-MEMS, Energy Application

LOC, Bio-MEMS, Surface Microfluidics, multiplexed bio-diagnostics


biomedical micro/nano-fluidics, optofluidics, sustainable energy, micro fuel cells

Microfluidics, magnetophoresis, electrohydrodynamics, particle self-assembly, coating flows

Microscale thermo-fluidics, Power MEMS (microturbines, micro fuel cells), micro-cooling

Nano- and Micro-fluidics, Biosensors, Biomedical, Lab-on-a-Chip

biophysics, biofilms, bacteria, microfluidics, opto-electrofluidics

paper-based microfluidics, phase change, interfaces, water quality

Microfluidics, Lab-on-a-Chip, Bioanalytical, Nanotechnology, Cells, DNA, Proteins.

Microfluidics, lab-on-chip, Bioanalysis, Nanotechnology, Cellular analysis, Biomedical, Forensics.

Microfluidics, lab-on-chip, biomedical

Droplet-based microfluidics, microfluidic-networks, combinatorial dilution

Microfluidics, Nanofluidics, Magnetophoresis, Optofluidics, Multiphase Analysis, Inkjet Systems

Biological Interfaces, Biomedical Devices, Microfluidics, Sensor Technology

PEM Fuel Cell, Fluid Analysis in Microsystems, Heat Transfer Analysis, Flow and Pool Boiling

Models of Biological Tissues. Hybrid microfluidics. Cellular and molecular communications. Microfluidics, BioMEMS, Lab on a Chip.

Integrated bioanalytical devices for clinical and forensic applications. Microfluidic separations, rapid non-contact PCR, acoustic cell handling, visual DNA detection, rapid device fabrication

BioMEMS, Microfluidics, Neuroscience, Cell biology, and Biotechnology

Microfluidic separation, Bio-inspired microfluidic design, Nanofluidics, Complex fluids, Mechanics of soft matter

Microfluidics, Bioanalytical Chemistry

Microfluidics, Electrokinetic flows, Nanoscale transport

Microfluidics, Thin fluid films, Hemodynamics, Biochemical analysis

Bioanalytical, Biofuels, Biodefense and Microfluidics Diagnostics

MEMS, BioMEMS, Nanotechnology and Microfluidics Diagnostics

Micro and nanofluidics

valves, detection, 2D electrophoresis, Lab-on-Chip integration

BioMEMS & Bioanalytical Microfluidic Devices

biochemical separations, sensors, biophysics, colloidal science, nanomotors, fuel cells

protein crystallography, two phase transition studies

Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation[48]

BioMEMS, Microfluidics, etc.

plug based microfluidics, dynamics of complex chemistry and biology systems, diagnosis and assays

Microfluidics, Flow-Focusing, Surfactant Transport, etc.

BioMEMS, Microfluidics, etc.

microfluidics, micro drops and bubbles, optofluidics

Microfluidics, Point of Care Diagnostics, Tissue Engineering

micro/nanofluidics, Lab on a Chip


analytical devices, micromachining

Optofluidics, nanofluidic sensors, autonomous microfluific systems

micro/nanofluidic transport, Lab-on-a-Chip, BioMEMS, cellular analysis, interfacial science

microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip

micro/nanoscale transport and assembly, suspensions, chaotic mixing, segregation, rheology, convective deposition, dielectrophoresis

electrokinetics, Lab-on-a-Chip, dielectrophoresis, pH gradients, electrocatalysis

Janus particles, biosensors

analysis of complex fluids

Micro and Nano Fluidics, Surface charge driven pumps

detection, separation, preconcentration, electroosmotic pumps, fuel cells

Microfluidic Large Scale Integration

Droplet microfluidics, optofluidics, sensing and diagnostics

Microfluidics, Microreactors, Fuel Cells

NeuroEngineering: Microfluidics applied to neuronal development and emergent behaviors of cell clusters

clinical diagnosis

compartmentalized evolution, rational GUV synthesis

lab-on-chip, biological and chemical applications

Microactuator, On-chip immunoassay, point-of-care diagnostics, Genetic analysis, Chemical analyzer, CNT biosensor, CMOS biosensor

DNA sequencing

soft lithography, plasmonics

capillary electrophoresis

Label-free cytometry, Resistive-pulse sensing, Point-of-care diagnostics, Rare cell isolation and analysis

Interfacial Microfluidics, Fit-to-Flow Microflego, Microfluidic Sensing, Interfacial Packaging, Superhydrophobicity, Self Assembly, Polymer Nanofabrication, Multiscale Biopatterning, Nanomaterials

Digital/Droplet microfluidics, microfluidic pumps, sensors

Centrifugal Fluidics, Dielectrophoresis, Micromixing, Electroactive polymers, Biosensors, Electrochemistry

soft lithography, Dielectrophoresis, Digital/Droplet microfluidics, Single Cell Analysis

Microfluidics, Neuroscience, single cell analysis, separation, electrochemistry, biosensors

Microfluidics, Single cell analysis, Genetic analysis, Glycoproteomics and glycomics, Self-assembly of nanomaterials

Interfacial Fluid Dynamics - micro-fabrication techniques, small-scale transport processes, multiphase flows, wetting dynamics, miscible flows, instabilities, and the rheology of complex fluids

Inertial microfluidics

microfluidics, nanofluidics, nanoparticle characterization, DNA, MEMS

nonlinear electrokinetics, microrheology

biosensors and diagnostics

microfluidics, plant-on-a-chip, bio/chemical/medical applications

science of microfluidics (physics)

Applications of micro- and nanotechnology to tissue repair and regeneration

Medical technology for the developing world

Micro/nanofluidics, nanofluidic biomolecule separation and detection and nanostructure-biomolecule interactions

dynamics of fluids with microstructure, microfluidics, complex fluids, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics

Micro- and nano-structured materials and devices for chemical, biological, optical, electronic and energy applications

Microscale and nanoscale technologies with the ultimate goal of generating tissue-engineered organs and controlling cell behavior

Quantitative and real-time techniques for biomolecular detection and single cell analysis

Microfluidics applied to fundamental and applied problems in cell biology, with a focus on cell sorting and stem cell biology

Development and applications of high-throughput technologies for probing and engineering neural processes

Study of transport phenomena and the design of fluidic devices with applications in healthcare, energy systems, and biochemical analysis.

soft lithography, organic chemistry

colloid physics, capillary microfluidics, soft lithography, encapsulation & delivery, biology in microfluidics

Microfluidics, biosensors, optofluidics, lab-on-a-chip, diagnostics and therapeutics

valves, multiplexing

valves, detection

microreaction systems, microseparations, chemical and biochemical analysis

valves, detection

Chemistry of neurobiology

BioMEMS, Field flow fractionation


point-of-care diagnostics

Lab on a Chip diagnostics, cell isolation for regenerative medicine

mathematical modeling of microfluidic flows and transport processes

molecular signaling, cellular motility, angiogenesis, and metastasis

Electroporation, single cell analysis, gene delivery, epigenetics

Microfluidics, Tissue Chip, Cell Chip, Biosensor

Microfluidic biosensors, cell separation devices, DNA purification, microcatheters

Living cell arrays, Brain-on-a-chip, Allergy-on-a Chip, Cell separation; Microdevices for single cell analysis

Microfluidics, Micro PIV, Electroosmotic pumps

Microfluidic and nanofluidic transport phenomena, electrokinetic particle manipulations

Microfluidics, Biosensors, Soft Matter

Real-time microfluidic PCR, DNA damage detection, Rapid prototyping, Biosensing, BioMEMS based differential scanning calorimetry, Portable PCR devices

Microscale electrokinetics and microfluidics, focus on insulator-based dielectrophoresis.

Nanostructured surfaces, physics of liquid-solid interfaces, and micro and nano-fluidics.

Lab on a chip, single cell analysis, diagnostic devices.

Microfluidics, Sensor Technology, Microwave Measurements, Electromagnetic Properties

Biochemical assays, New generation PCR, Diagnostics

Latin America[edit]



Micro and Nanomechanics Lab[128]

Microfabrication Laboratory[129]

Group of Electrophoresis and Microsystems (GEM)[131]

Sistemas Electroquimicos de Energía (SEQE)



microfluidics, microresonators, microactuators, microsensors

Microfluidic application in chemistry, physic and engineering areas. Soft Lithography, plasma.

Instrumentation and Method Development for Capillary and Microchip Electrophoresis.

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells, Biofuel cells



University / Institute

Austrian Institute of Technology

Vienna University of Technology

Ghent University

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Flanders' Microfluidics and Microreactor Consortium

Université libre de Bruxelles, KU Leuven, ULg,UMons, CNRS-ESPCI

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Technical University of Denmark

Helsinki University of Technology

University of Helsinki

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland


Ecole Normale Superieure, PARIS


University of Bordeaux

École Polytechnique

University of Lille,CNRS, IEMN,ISEN

University of Lille,CNRS, IEMN

Curie Institute,CNRS,




Technische Universität Dresden

Experimental Physics I, Medical department University of Leipzig

European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg

Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart

Chair for Experimental Physics I, University of Augsburg

TU Darmstadt

Ilmenau University of Technology

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-organization

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-organization

Ruhr Universität Bochum

Saarland University


Fraunhofer ENAS

Universität der Bundeswehr München

KIST Europe

University of Bielefeld


University of Freiburg - IMTEK

University of Leipzig

Institute of Photonic Technology -IPHT

Fraunhofer Institut of Chemical Technology - ICT

University of Münster

Dublin City University

University of Limerick

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

University of Padova

University of Bologna

University of Ferrara

Leiden University

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology

Radboud University


University of Twente

University of Twente

University of Twente

University of Twente

University of Twente

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Polish Academy of Sciences

Warsaw University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology




Linköping University

Uppsala University

Bilkent University

Istanbul Technical University

Brunel University

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

University of Ulster

University of Southampton

University of Manchester

University of Glasgow

University of Hertfordshire

University of Sheffield

University College London

University College London

Bangor University, Wales

University of Cambridge

University of Porto

University of Oviedo


University of Seville


Health and Environment - Nano Systems[134]

Institute of Sensor and Actuator Systems (ISAS)[135]

Research Group SynBioC[136]

Research Group CHIS[137]


IAP MicroMAST Network [139]

Laboratory of Microsystems (LMIS2)[140]

Microsystems Laboratory[141]

Optics Laboratory[142]

Savas Tay Group[143]

Bioanalytics Dittrich Group[144]

deMello Group[145]

Bioengineering Laboratory[146]

Department of Micro and Nanotechnology[147]

Department of Micro and Nanosciences[148]

Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry[149]

Multiple groups[150]

Laboratoire de Génie Chimique CNRS[151][152]

Microfluidics, Chemical organization, and Nanotechnology[69][153]

Microfluidic MEMS et Nanostructures Laboratory[154]

Microfluidics Laboratory[155]

Laboratoire d'Hydrodynamique (LADHYX)[156]

BioMEMS Group[157]

Films Group

Laboratory of Macromolecules and Microsystems in Biology and MedicineMMBM-JL Viovy

Microfluidics for chemistry and biology

Laboratory for Ananysis and Architecture of Systems

Technology for Life Science

Richter Group

Fütterer Group[158]

Genome Biology[159]

Department of Cell and Tissue Engineering[160]

Wixforth Group[161]

Institute of Nano- and Microfluidics[162]

Köhler Group[163]

Droplets, Membranes & Interfaces[164]

Microfludics Research Group[165]

BioMIP: Microsystems Chemistry and BioIT[166]

Experimental Physics[167]

Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH[168]

Dept. Multi Device Integration (MDI)[169]

Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics, Microgroupwww.unibw.de/lrt7

ISAS: Institute for Analytical Sciences[172]

Korea Institute of Science and Technology Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Saarbrücken[173]

Biophysics and Applied Nanoscience group[174]

Institute for Micromachining and Information Technology[175]

Laboratory for MEMS Applications[176]

Belder Research Group[177]

Microfluidics Department[178]

Group of Microreaction Technology[179]

Nonlinear Photonics Group (Denz)[180]

Ducrée Labs[181]

Stokes Institute[182]

Micro- and Nano-Fluidics Laboratory[183]

Microfluidic Technologies Laboratory[184]



Laboratory of Biomaterials & Bioencapsulation[187]

Analytical BioSciences[188]

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience - Bionanoscience - KeymerLab[189]

Laboratory for Aero & Hydrodynamics[190]

The Huck Research Group, Institute for Molecules and Materials[191]

TNO Science and Industry[192]

MCS: Mesoscale Chemical Systems[193]

PCF: Physics of Complex Fluids[194]

BIOS: The Lab-on-a-Chip Group[195]

POF: The Physics of Fluids group[196]

SFI: Soft matter, Fluidics and Interfaces[197]

Microfluidics research group[198]

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Garstecki Lab of Microfluidics and Complex Fluids[199]

Chemical Sensor Research Group[200]

Orwar research group[201]

Nanobiotechnology and Lab-on-a-Chip Group[202]

Nanobiotechnology Group[203]

Microsystem Technology Group[204]

Transport and separations group[205]

Division of Micro Systems Technology[206]

Microfluidics & Lab-on-a-chip Research Group[207]

Nano/Micro Electromechanical Systems Lab[208]

DOCLab, Centre for Electronic Systems Research[209]

Dear group[210]

Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre[211]

The Nano Research Group[212]

Miniaturization Research Group[213][214]

Bioelectronics Group[215]

Microfluidics and Microengineering Group[216]

Cellular Mechanics and Microfluidics Group[217]

Microfluidics Group[218]

Microfluidics Group[219]

Microfluidics Group[220]

Healthcare Biotechnology Group[221]

Transport Phenomena Research Center[222]

Immunoelectroanalysis Group[223]

bioMEMS group, Microelectronics and Microsystems Department[224]

Physics of Fluids and Microfluidics Group



lab-on-a-chip, sensors

microfluidics, optofluidics, physical chemosensors, on-chip electrophoresis, fluid mixing, single-cell analysis

amino acids

design of microreactors and microfluidic systems

knowledge transfer and networking consortium Flanders

Micromanipulation, Microfluidics, Multiscale Applications of Surface Tension, Fluids Statics and Dynamics, Surfaces Engineering, Liquids Engineering

Lab-On-a-Chip, bio-MEMS, Magnetic applications, Microfabrication technologies

cell chips, medical diagnostics, bioelectronics

Optofluidics, biophotonics, nonlinear optics

Microfluidics and Single Cell Analysis

Biomimetic Structures, Cell Analysis, Synthesis, Single Molecule Spectroscopy

Droplet microfluidics, Bionanotechnology, Micro-analytical devices, Nanoparticle synthesis, Nanofluidics, Diagnostics, Ultra sensitive optical sensing

Integrated bio- and chemosensors, high-density multi-electrode arrays, cell handling and analysis

medical diagnostics, biosensors

Microfludics for chemical analysis, device fabrication

Microfludics for chemical analysis

Lab-on-chip, biosensors, cell manipulation, device fabrication


Process Engineering, Chemical reactions, Heat and Mass transfer, Separation, Crystallization

Microfluidics for cell and systems biology, neuron chips, biomimetism, artificial cells

Droplet and Nano-droplets, Chemical reactions, Cells

Droplet microfluidics

Droplet microfluidics driven by gradients of confinement. Applications to chemical analysis and cell manipulation

Electrowetting, Digital and continuous-flow microfluidics, Lab-on-chip, Dielectrophoresis, Electrokinetics, Impedancemetry, Biosensors, Nanoparticles for cell tracking, Flexible substrates

Capillary flows in interaction with micro-systems and complex surfaces, Particle-laden flows, Instabilities of free-surface flows, Miscible fluid flows, with diffusive mixing layer, Microflows in microsystems dedicated to boundary-layer flow control

Lab-on-chip, biophysics, molecular interactions, molecular transport, Nanoparticles, single molecule, single cell, bioanalytical microfluidics,

separation of biomolecules, nanofluidics, dynamics of reaction networks, nanoimprint,

Lab on chip, nanofluidics, multiphase microfluidics,cell sorting, genomic and epigenomic,dielectrophoresis, optofluidics, multifunctional microfluidics, full polymer active lab on chip,

Lab on chip, nanofluidics, cell sorting,dielectrophoresis, optofluidics, multifunctional microfluidics, colloidal engineering, capillary force assembly,

Microfluidics based on active polymers, large-scale integrated microfluidics, microchemomechanical fluidic integrated circuits, chemical information processing (chemical transistors and ICs), Lab on a Chip, blood diagnostics, large-scale / high throughput methods, chemical synthesis

Microfluidics for Cells and tissues, high throughput screening, ultraprecise flow control, perfusion systems

Microfluidic systems for large-scale screens in biology and chemistry

Microfluidic simulations and modelling for 3D cellculture and biophysics

SAW (surface acoustic wave) driven microfluidics, deformable objects in complex flow, Lab on a Chip, droplet microfluidics, membrane physics, biophysics

Biomolecule separation, electrokinetics, heat and mass transfer, lab-on-a-chip technology, liquid/liquid interfaces, micro- and nanoscale energy conversion, optofluidics

Microfluidic Segments, Nanoparticles in Microreactors, Optical pH sensing

Droplet microfluidics, Emulsions, Membranes & interfaces Physical-chemistry.

Droplet microfluidics

Chemical microprocessors, electronic microreactors, electronic chemical cells, evolving systems, personal fabrication, ICT

Microreactors, droplet microfluidics, complex reactions

Lab on a chip, micro system technology, microstructures, analytics (biological, chemical), diagnostics, energy technology, fluidic simulations

Lab on a chip, micro system technology, microstructures, integrated microfluidic low-cost actuation, fully integrated microfluidic cartridges for in-vitro diagnostics

optical techniques (µPIV, µPTV, 3d3c techniques[170]), astigmatism-µPTV[171]

separation, plasma, cells

soft matter, clinical diagnostics, cell biology applications

Migration and dynamics of biomolecules in µF devices

Lab on a Chip, micro dosage systems, micro medical technology, Fluidic Simulations

Lab on a Chip, Tools for Cells, nL & pL Dispensing, Fluidic Simulations

analytical chemistry

Lab on a Chip devices and prototyping, optical readout of information, droplet-based microfluidics, on-Chip PCR, multiphase flow diagnostics and simulation

Microreaction Technology, Micro Process Engineering, Microfluidics

Optical tweezing and its integration into optofluidic setups, direct-laser-writing of microfluidic components

lab-on-a-chip, polymer microfabrication, assay miniaturization, integration and automation, cell handling and counting, flow control, instrumentation, microfluidics, microhydrodynamics, sample preparation, immunoassays, molecular diagnostics, PCR, NASBA, point-of-care diagnostics, bioprocess monitoring, sample-to-answer systems

Microflow cytometry, MicroPIV, Cytotoxicity, Cell sorting, Laeukemia analysis, PCR

Nanofluidics, electrokinetics, lab-on-a-chip

Electrokinetics, separations, lab-on-a-chip, biosensors, medical diagnostics

Droplets, Bubbles, NanoFriction, Wetting, Adsorption, MicroPIV

Heat transfer, MicroPIV

Biomaterials, Bioencapsulation, Cell entrapment, Drug delivery

Lab on a chip, Micro & Nano approaches for analytical challenges

evolution-on-a-chip, bacterial synthetic ecosystems, biophysics, evolutionary biology, adapting bacteria in nanostructures

lab-on-a-chip, BioMEMS, MicroPIV, NanoPIV

Microdroplet tools for cell biology

Industrial applications: lab-on-a-chip, (bio)analytics, microreactors, micro process technology, printing, encapsulation

microreactors, chemical kinetics, analytical chemistry

(electro)wetting, confined liquids, microrheology

biosensors, cells on chips

bubble dynamics, inkjet printing

interfacial transport phenomena


dropplet microfluidics, lab on chip, microfluidic emulsification and micro-foams

chemical sensors, microfluidics, medical diagnostics, cell engineering and testing

Freestanding microfluidic platforms, for single cell stimuli delivery

Device fabrication and proteomics

Droplet microfluidics, Clinical microfluidics

components, drug delivery

Electroosmotic pumps, separations, guidance of fluids in microfluidic systems, 3D printing (fabbing) of devices, conjugated polymers in microfluidics

Device fabrication, lab-on-a-chip, microfluidic valves and pumps, microfluidic hydraulics, microdialysis of proteins and peptides

Microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip for biomedical applications

MEMS and NEMS, Biomicrofluidics

Lab-on-a-chip, molecular diagnostics

Single-molecule sequencing, single-molecule PCR, microscale immunoassays

Bionanotechnology, Point of Care, Tissues Engineering, Micro-plasma Technology, Medical Devices, Electronics, Photonics, Nanotechnology, Sensors, MEMS, Optical and Environmental devices

Bionanotechnology, Micro-analytical devices, Nanofluidics, AC Electrokinetics: Cell and particle manipulation methods, AC Electrokinetics: Fluid interactions, Optical biosensing, Modelling and theoretical work

Device Fabrication, Analysis, Microfluidics, Nano-droplets, Biosensors, Separation Science

Microfluidics, nanofabrication, plasmonics, CFD, Biosensors, Laser tweezing, Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Academic and commercial microfluidics and microengineering research with core expertise in areas including; microfluidics, microfabrication, rapid prototyping, soft lithography, microfluidic CFD, BioMEMS, biological and particle handling, EWOD, magnetic separation, hydrodynamic separation and microfluidic systems control technologies such as micropumps and micromixers. Related research includes development of Lab-on-a-chip and integrated microfluidic biotechnology systems for Biodetection applications.

Development of microfluidics systems applied to cellular analysis, with emphasis on mechanical properties and mechanical stimulation of cells. Examples include dynamic seeding of bone scaffold, mechanically-driven differentiation of stem cells, shear stress on various cell types.

Development of novel computational and experimental methods for design of microfluidic devices such as micromixers and micropumps

Microfluidics research focusing on microscale bioprocessing for applications such as drug discovery, cell therapy, mammalian cell culture and enzymatic bioconversion

Deployment of nanoscale photonic measurement techniques and expertise in microsystem design and fabrication

Deployment of paper-based microfluidic point-of-care diagnostic devices

Flow instabilities, enhanced mixing systems, optimization of micro-devices, micron-sized extensional rheometer, CFD

Development of applications with microfluidic devices

MEMS technology, sensors and biosensors, integration with microfluidic devices

Flow Focusing, Flow Blurring; micro-droplet and micro-bubble generation; Computer microfluidics; biomedical, biochemical, food industry applications

Asia and Australia[edit]



Advanced Microfluidics and Microdevices Laboratory (AMML) [226]

Cell Bench Research Center (Young-Ho Cho Group)[227]

NanoBiotech Laboratory (Je-Kyun Park Group)[228]

Flow Control Laboratory (Hyung Jin Sung Group)[229]

Intelligent BioMEMS Lab[230]

BINEL (Biophtonics and Nanoengineering Lab[231]

MELAB (Medical Electronics Laboratory[232]

EES (Energy, Environment and Sustainability Lab[233]

BNTL (BioNano Technology Lab)[234]

Fantasy Lab (Shih-Kang Fan Group)[235]

BEAM Lab (Jing-Tang Yang Group)[236]

Nano-/Micro-Bio-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems and Fluidics Laboratory (Fan-Gang Tseng's Group)[237]

Computing & Microfluidics Lab (Ruey-Jen Yang Group)[238]

BioMicrofluidic Applications Laboratory (Ji-Yen Cheng Group)[239]

Jianhua Qin Group[240]

Institute of Microanalytical Systems[241]

Bifeng Liu Group[242]

YanYi Huang Lab[243]

Jia Zhou Group[244]

Microfluidics and Soft Matter Group - Anderson Shum[245]

Micro and Nanofluidics Group,Department of Physics[246]

Department of Chemical Engineering[247]

Department of Mechanical Engineering[248]

NanoBios Laboratory[249]

Microfluidics & Biological Physics Laboratory[250]

BioMEMS and Microfluidics Laboratory[251]

Microfluidics Laboratory[252]

R.P Bharti Research Group[253]

Computational Nanotechnology Research Laboratory[254]


Biofluid Group[256]

Electronic Materials Laboratory[257]

Kitamori Lab[258]

Baba Lab

Micro/Nanofluidics Research Lab[259]

Micro/Nano Research Laboratory[260]

Micro/Nano Electronics and Sensors Group[261]

Nano and Microfluidics team[262]

UoA Microfabrication laboratory[263]

The BioMEMS Research Group/Wlodkowic Lab[264]


Microfluidics, Lab on a Chip, BioMEMS, Cellular dynamics, Bioengineering

N/MEMS, Cell Characterization Chips, Cell Culture Bench

Optoelectrofluidics, Hydrophoresis, Magnetophoresis, Cell-based assay system

Optofluidics, Acoustofluidics, Microprinting, Optical waveguides

BioMEMS/NEMS, Micromedical Device, Chip Based Fabrication, Micro Reactor, Micro Valve and Pump, Cell Patterning and Culture

Railed Microfluidics, Optofluidics, BioMems, Optics

U-healthcare, Bio-MEMS, bio/chemical sensor, Medical Imaging, Bio-photonics, Neural Prosthesis

Nonlinear Electrokinetics, Seawater Desalination System, Bio-Sensing, Fuel Cell System, Electrohydrodynamics

BioMEMS/NEMS, Nanomedicine, Stem Cell Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Microfluidics, Bio-chip, EWOD, Liquid-DEP,Biomedical engineering

Microfluidics, Lab on a Chip, Biomedical applications

Microfluidics, Nanofluidics, Lab on a Chip, Biomedical applications, Fuel Cell, MEMS, BioMEMS/BioNEMS, Optofluidics

Microfluidics, Nanofluidics, Lab on a Chip, Energy Conversion, Concentration Polarization, Biomedical applications

Microfluidics, Lab on a Chip, Chemical synthesis, Diagnostics, Biosensors, Tissue engineering

Lab on a Chip, Biomedical applications

Design and fabrication of microchips on different substrates, World-to-chip interfacing-On-chip sample introduction and pretreatment, High resolution separation of bio samples in microfluidic systems; Detection systems in microfluidics; Microsensors

Digital/Droplet microfluidics, capillary electrophoresis, Quantitative and real-time techniques for biomolecular detection and single cell analysis, Development and applications of high-throughput technologies for probing and engineering neural processes

Microfluidic applications in bioengineering, analytical chemistry, and chemical biology; Nanophotonics; Integrated optics and biophotonics

Digital microfluidic chip, analytical chemistry on chip

Droplet microfluidics; Water-based microfluidics; Emulsion-templated materials; Microfluidic applications in biomedical engineering

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Micro and Nano fluidics, lab on a chip.

Colloid and Interfacial Phenomena, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Micro and Nano fluidics, Complex Flow and Fluids

Theoretical and Experimental Microfluidics, Microfluidics Applications

BioMEMS, Microfluidic applications (Micropumps, Microneedle array), Biosensors (Glucose Sensor, Urea Sensor, Cholesterol Sensor etc.), Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery, Cancer Research.

Microfabrication technology and Microfluidics for Biomedical & Biological applications.

Microfluidic applications

Microfluidic applications

Electrokinetics, Biofluidics

Rarefied gas dynamics,Gas surface interaction,Nanoscale fluid flow and heat transfer, Molecular gas dynamics, Nanofluidics, Supersonic microjets and nanojets, Modeling of high altitude rocket exhaust plume, Low density jets

CAD for microfluidics, Digital microfluidics, Lab-on-chip, Sample preparation, dilution and mixing, algorithmic microfluidics

Biofluid Dynamics, Microfluidics, Microelectrokinetic Phenomena (Electrophoresis, Dielectrophoresis, and Electrodeposition), Bioreactors

Microfluidics, analytical devices, sensor technology

organic chemistry, integrated chemistry on a chip

Lab on a chip

microfluidics, nanofluidics, droplet-based microfluidics, lab on a chip

SAW microfluidics, biomicrofluidics, stem cell scaffolds, drug delivery, microsurgery and micromotors

Biomicrofluidics, Sensors, Optofluidics, electrowetting

Microfluidics, nanofluidics, lab-on-a-chip, surface modification, device prototyping

Microfluidics, Metabolomics, Gene sensors, lab on a chip

BioMEMS, Biomicrofluidics, Lab-on-a-chip, uTAS, cytometry, cytOmics, small model organisms