Publications

  1. Hamza Shakeel,Gary Rice and Masoud Agah, "Semipacked columns with atomic layer deposited alumina as a stationary phase," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, November 2014.
  2. Hamza Shakeel, Dong Wang, Randy Heflin, and Masoud Agah, "Width-modulated microfluidic columns for gas separations," IEEE Sensors Journal , September 2014.
  3. Muhammad Akbar, Shree Narayanan, Michael Restaino, and Masoud Agah, "A purge and trap integrated microGC platform for chemical identification in aqueous samples," Analyst, vol. 139, no. 13, June 2014, pp. 3384 - 3392.
  4. Vaishnavi Srinivasaraghavan, Jeannine Strobl, Dong Wang, James R. Heflin, and Masoud Agah, "A comparative study of nano-scale coatings on gold electrodes for bioimpedance studies of breast cancer cells," Biomedical Microdevices, May 2014.
  5. Shree Narayanan, Gary Rice, and Masoud Agah, "A micro-discharge photoionization detector for micro-gas chromatography," Microchimica Acta, vol. 181, no. 5-6, April 2014, pp. 493-499.
  6. H. Babahosseini, A. K. Ketene, E. M. Schmelz, P. C. Roberts, and M. Agah, "Biomechanical profile of cancer stem-like/tumor-initiating cells derived from a progressive ovarian cancer model," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, vol. 10, no. 5, January 2014, pp. 1013–1019.
  7. Tyler Shake, Phillip Zellner, Ali Sahari, Maria V. Riquelme Breazeal, Bahareh Behkam, Amy Pruden, Masoud Agah, "Embedded passivated-electrode insulator-based dielectrophoresis (EπDEP)," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol. 405, no. 30, December 2013, pp. 9825-9833.
  8. Muhammad Akbar, Dong Wang, Ryan Goodman, Ashley Hoover, Gary Rice, James R. Heflin, and Masoud Agah, "Improved performance of micro-fabricated preconcentrators using silica nanoparticles as a surface template," Journal of Chromatography A, vol. 1322, December 2013, pp. 1-7.
  9. B. Alfeeli, S. Narayanan, D. Moodie, P. Zellner, M. McMillan, D. Hirtenstein, G. Rice, and M. Agah, "Inter-channel Mixing Minimization in Semi-packed Micro Gas Chromatography Columns," IEEE Sensors, vol. 13, no. 11, November 2013, pp. 4312-4319.
  10. Shree Narayanan and Masoud Agah, "Fabrication and Characterization of a Suspended TCD Integrated With a Gas Separation Column ," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 22, no. 5, October 2013, pp. 1166-1173.
  11. Dong Wang, Hamza Shakeel, John Lovette, Gary W. Rice, James R. Heflin, and Masoud Agah, "Highly Stable Surface Functionalization of Microgas Chromatography Columns Using Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of Silica Nanoparticles," Analytical Chemistry, vol. 85, September 2013, pp. 8135-8141.
  12. Hesam Babahosseini, Paul C. Roberts, Eva M. Schmelz, and Masoud Agah , "Bioactive sphingolipid metabolites modulate ovarian cancer cell structural mechanics," Integrative Biology, no. 5, August 2013, pp. 1385-1392.
  13. Phillip Zellner, Tyler Shake, Ali Sahari, Bahareh Behkam, Masoud Agah, "Off-chip passivated-electrode, insulator-based dielectrophoresis (OπDEP)," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol. 405, no. 21, August 2013, pp. 6657-6666.
  14. Kriti Sen Sharma, Christian Holzner, Dragoş M Vasilescu, Xin Jin, Shree Narayanan, Masoud Agah, Eric A Hoffman, Hengyong Yu, and Ge Wang, "Scout-view assisted interior micro-CT," Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 58, no. 12, June 2013, pp. 4297-4314.
  15. Muhammad Akbar and Masoud Agah, "A Microfabricated Propofol Trap for Breath-Based Anesthesia Depth Monitoring," IEEE Journal Of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 22, no. 2, April 2013, pp. 443-451.
  16. Y. Hosseini, P. Zellner, and M. Agah, "A Single-Mask Process for 3-D Microstructure Fabrication in PDMS," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 22, no. 2, April 2013, pp. 356-362.
  17. Kriti Sen Sharma, Xin Jin, Christian Holzner, Shree Narayanan, Baodong Liu, Dong Wang, Masoud Agah, Linbing Wang, Hengyong Yu, and Ge Wang, "Experimental studies on few-view reconstruction for high-resolution micro-CT," Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology, vol. 21, no. 1, March 2013, pp. 25-42.
  18. Hamza Shakeel and Masoud Agah, "Self-Patterned Gold Electroplated Multicapillary Gas Separation Columns with MPG Stationary Phases," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems , vol. 22, no. 1, February 2013, pp. 62-70.
  19. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl, V. Srinivasaraghavan, and M. Agah, "Isotropically-Etched Silicon Microwell Arrays for Rapid Breast Cancer Cell Capture," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, January 2013, pp. 1125-1132.
  20. Vaishnavi Srinivasaraghavan, Jeannine Strobl and Masoud Agah, "Bioimpedance rise in response to histone deacetylase inhibitor is a marker of mammary cancer cells within a mixed culture of normal breast cells," Lab on a Chip, vol. 12, October 2012, pp. 5168-5179.
  21. Phillip Zellner and Masoud Agah, "Silicon insulator-based dielectrophoresis devices for minimized heating effects," Electrophoresis, vol. 33, no. 16, August 2012, pp. 2498–2507.
  22. Shree Narayanan, Bassam Alfeeli, Masoud Agah, "A 2-Port Static Coated Micro Gas Chromatography Column with an Embedded Thermal Conductivity Detector," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 12, no. 6, June 2012, pp. 1893-1900.
  23. A. N. Ketene , P. C. Roberts , A. A. Shea , E. M. Schmelz, and M. Agah, "Actin filaments play a primary role for structural integrity and viscoelastic response in cells," Integrative Biology, vol. 4, March 2012, pp. 540-549.
  24. A. N. Ketene, E. M. Schmelz, P. C. Roberts, and M. Agah, "The effects of cancer progression on the viscoelasticity of ovarian cell cytoskeleton structures," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, vol. 8, no. 1, January 2012, pp. 93-102.
  25. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl, E. Schmelz, P. Roberts, H. Zhou, and M. Agah, "MCF10A and MDA-MB-231 human breast basal epithelial cell co-culture in silicon micro-arrays," Biomaterials, vol. 32, no. 30, October 2011, pp. 7625-7632.
  26. H. Vereb, A. Dietrich, B. Alfeeli, and M. Agah , "The Possibilities Will Take Your Breath Away: Breath Analysis for Assessing Environmental Exposure," Environmental Sciences and Technology, vol. 45, no. 19, August 2011, pp. 8167–8175.
  27. B. Alfeeli, V. Jain, R. Johnson, F. Beyer, J. Heflin, and M. Agah, "Characterization of Poly (2,6-diphenyl-p-phenylene oxide) Films As Adsorbent For Microfabricated Preconcentrators," Microchemical Journal, vol. 98, no. 2, July 2011, pp. 240-245.
  28. B. Alfeeli and M. Agah, "Toward Handheld Diagnostics of Cancer Biomarkers in Breath: Micro Preconcentration of Trace Levels of Volatiles in Human Breath," IEEE Sensors, vol. 11, no. 11, June 2011, pp. 2756 - 2762.
  29. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl, E. Schmelz, and M. Agah, "Evaluation of the influence of growth medium composition on cell elasticity," Biomechanics, vol. 44, no. 4, February 2011, pp. 762-766.
  30. J. Strobl, M. Nikkhah, and M. Agah, "Action of Anticancer Drug Suberoylanilide hydroxamic Acid (SAHA) on Human Breast Cancer Cell Cytoarchitecture in Silicon Microstructures," Biomaterials, vol. 31, no. 27, September 2010, pp. 7043-7050.
  31. B. Alfeeli, L. Taylor, and M. Agah, "Evaluation of Tenax TA thin films as adsorbent material for micro preconcentration applications," Microchemcial Journal, vol. 95, no. 2, July 2010, pp. 259-267.
  32. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl, R. De Vita, M. Agah, "The Cytoskeletal Organization of Breast Carcinoma and Fibroblast Cells Inside Three Dimensional (3-D) Isotropic Silicon Microstructures," Biomaterials, vol. 31, no. 16, June 2010, pp. 4552-61.
  33. S. Narayanan, M. Nikkhah, J. S. Strobl and M. Agah, "Analysis of the Passivation Layer by Testing and Modeling a Cell-Impedance Micro-Sensor," Sensors and Actuators A, vol. 159, no. 2, May 2010, pp. 241-247.
  34. P. Zellner, L. Renaghan, Z. Hasnain, M. Agah, "A Fabrication Technology for Three-Dimensional Micro Total Analysis Systems," Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 20, no. 4, April 2010, pp. 045013 (8).
  35. M. Zareian-Jahromi, and M. Agah, "Microfabricated Gas Chromatography Columns with Mono-Layer Protected Gold Stationary Phases," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromech. Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, April 2010, pp. 294-304.
  36. B. Alfeeli and M. Agah, "MEMS-Based Selective Preconcentration of Trace Level Breath Analytes," IEEE Sensors, vol. 9, no. 9, September 2009, pp. 1068-1075.
  37. S. Ali, M. Ashraf-Khorassani, L. Taylor, and M. Agah, "MEMS-based Semi-Packed Gas Chromatography Columns," Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, vol. 141, no. 1, June 2009, pp. 309-315.
  38. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl, B. Peddi and M. Agah, "Cytoskeletal Role in Differential Adhesion Patterns of Normal Fibroblasts and Breast Cancer Cells inside Silicon Microenvironments," Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 11, no. 3, June 2009, pp. 585-595.
  39. M. Nikkhah, J. Strobl and M. Agah , "Attachment and Response of Fibroblast and Human Breast Cancer Cells to Isotropic Silicon Microstructures of Different Geometries," Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 11, no. 2, April 2009, pp. 429-441.
  40. M. Zareian-Jahromi, M. Ashraf-Khorassani, L. Taylor, and M. Agah, "Design, Modeling and Fabrication of MEMS-Based Multicapillary Gas Chromatography Columns," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromech. Systems,Vol. 18, vol. 18, no. 1, February 2009, pp. 28-37.
  41. B. Alfeeli, D. Choa, M. Ashraf-Khorassani, L. Taylor and M. Agah, "MEMS-based multi-inlet/outlet preconcentrator coated by inkjet printing of polymer adsorbents," Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 133, no. 1, July 2008, pp. 24-32.
  42. K. Gantz, L. Renaghan, and M. Agah, "Development of a Comprehensive Model for RIE-Lag-Based Three-Dimensional Microchannel Fabrication," Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, no. 2, February 2008, pp. 025003.
  43. M. Agah and K. Wise, "Low-Mass PECVD Oxynitride Gas Chromatographic Columns," Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 16, no. 4, August 2007, pp. 853-860.
  44. S. Reidy, D. George, M. Agah, and R. Sacks, "Temperature-Programmed GC Using Silicon Microfabricated Columns with Integrated Heaters and Temperature Sensors," Analytical Chemistry, vol. 79, no. 7, February 2007, pp. 2911-2917.
  45. M. Agah, G. Lambertus, R. Sacks, and K. Wise, "High-Speed MEMS-Based Gas Chromatography," Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 15, no. 5, February 2006, pp. 1371-1378.
  46. M. Agah, J. Potkay, G. Lambertus, R. Sacks, and K. Wise, "High-Performance Temperature-Programmed Microfabricated Gas Chromatography Columns," Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 14, no. 5, October 2005, pp. 1039-1050.
  47. C. Lu, W. Steinecker, W. Tian, M. Oborny, J. Nichols, M. Agah, J. Potkay, H. Chan, J. Driscoll, R. Sacks, K. Wise, S. Pang, and E. Zellers , "First-generation hybrid MEMS gas chromatograph ," Lab on a Chip, vol. 5, no. 10, August 2005, pp. 1123-1131.
  48. G. Lambertus, A. Elstro, K. Sensenig, J. Potkay, M. Agah, S. Scheuering, K. Wise, F. Dorman, and R. Sacks, "Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of Microfabricated Columns for Gas Chromatography," Analytical Chemistry, vol. 76, no. 9, March 2004, pp. 2629-2637.