2016 – 2011


Critical Heat Flux Maxima Resulting from the Controlled Morphology of Nanoporous Hydrophilic Surface Layers, Applied Physics Letters, 108 243102 (2016) with Melanie Tetreault-Friend, Reza Azizian, Matteo Bucci, Thomas McKrell, Jacopo Buongiorno and Michael Rubner.

Spontaneous Wettability Patterning via Creasing Instability, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(29) 8087 (2016) with Dayong Chen and Gareth H. McKinley


Optimization of Amine-Rich Multilayer Thin Films for the Capture and Quantification of Prostate-Specific Antigen, Langmuir 31(19) 5479-5488 (2015) with R. Polak, G. Bradwell, J. B. Gilbert, S. Danielsen, M.M. Beppu and M. F. Rubner

Dew Harvesting Efficiency of Four Species of Cacti, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 10(3), 10.1088/1748-3190/10/3/036005 (2015) with F.T. Malik, R. M. Clement, D. T. Gethin, D. Beysens, W. Krawszik, and A.R.Parker

Layer-by-Layer Functionalized Nanotube Arrays: A Versatile Microfluidic Platform for Biodetection Microsystems & Nanoengineering 1 15037 (2015) with A. Y. Yost, S. Shahsavari, G. M. Bradwell, R. Polak, F. Fachin, G. H. McKinley, M. Toner, M.F.Rubner and B. L. Wardle

Designing Robust Hierarchically Textured Oleophobic Fabrics Langmuir 31 13201-13213 (2015) with J. A. Kleingartner, S. Srinivasan, Q. T. Truong, M. Sieber and G. H. McKinley

Liposome-Loaded Cell Backpacks, ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS, 4(18) 2832-2841 (2015) with Roberta Polak, Rosanna M. Lim, Marisa M. Beppu, Ronaldo N. M. Pitombo and Michael F. Rubner

Anselmo, A., Gilbert, J.B., Kumar, S., Gupta, V., Cohen, R.E., Rubner, M.F. and Mitragotri S. Monocyte-mediated delivery of polymeric backpacks to inflamed tissues: a generalized strategy to deliver drugs to treat inflammation Journal of Controlled Release 199, 29-36 (2015)[abstract]

Srinivasan, S., Kleingartner, J.A., Gilbert, J.B., Cohen, R.E., Milne, A.J.B. and McKinley, G.H. Sustainable Drag Reduction in Turbulent Taylor-Couette Flows by Depositing Sprayable Superhydrophobic Surfaces Physical Review Letters 114, 014501 (2015)[abstract]

Lee, H., Gilbert, J.B., Angilè, F.E., Yang, Rong, Lee, D., Rubner, M.F. and Cohen, R.E. Design and Fabrication of Zwitter-Wettable Nanostructured Films ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, 1004-1011 (2015) [abstract]

Gilbert, J.B., Luo, M., Shelton, C.K., Rubner, M.F., Cohen, R.E., and Epps lll, T.H. Determination of Lithium-Ion Distributions in Nanostructured Block Polymer Electrolyte Thin Films by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Depth Profiling ACS Nano 9, 512-520 (2015). [abstract]


Ahn, J., Crouzier, T., Ribbeck, K., Rubner, M.F. and Cohen, R.E. Tuning the Properties of Mucin via Layer-by-Layer Assembly Biomacromolecules 16, 228-235 (2014). [abstract]

Palangetic, L., Reddy, N., Srinivasan, S., Cohen, R.E., McKinley, G.H. and Clasen, C. Dispersity and Spinnability: Why Highly Polydisperse Polymer Solutions are Desirable for Electrospinning Polymer 55, 4920 (2014). [abstract]

Polak, R., Crouzier, T., Lim, R., Ribbeck, K., Beppu, M., Pitombo, R., Cohen, R.E. and Rubner, M.F. Sugar-Mediated Disassembly of Mucin/Lectin Multilayers and their Use as pH-Tolerant, On-Demand Sacrificial Layers Biomacromolecules 15, 3093-3098 (2014). [abstract]

Srinivasan, S., Chhatre, S.S., Guardado, J.O., Park, K.-C., Parker, A.R., Rubner, M.F., McKinley, G.H. and Cohen, R.E. Quantification of Feather Structure, Wettability and Resistance to Liquid Penetration Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11, 20140287 (2014) [abstract]

Kim, J.-G., Choi, H.J., Park, K.-C., Cohen, R.E., McKinley, G.H., and Barbastathis, G. Multifunctional Inverted Nanocone Arrays for Non-Wetting, Self-Cleaning Transparent Surface with High Mechanical Robustness Small 10, 2487-2494 (2014). [abstract]


Krogman, K.C., Cohen, R.E., Hammond, P.T., Rubner, M.F. and Wang, B.N. Industrial-Scale Spray Layer-by-Layer Assembly for Production of Biomimetic Photonic Systems Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 8, (2013) [abstract]

Kleingartner, J.A., Srinivasan, S., Mabry, J.M., McKinley, G.H. and Cohen, R.E., Utilizing Dynamic Tensiometry to Quantify Contact Angle Hysteresis and Wetting State Transitions on Nonwetting Surfaces Langmuir 29, 13396-13406 (2013)[abstract]

Park, K.-C., Chhatre, S.S., Srinivasan, S., Cohen, R.E, and McKinley, G.H. Optimal Design of Permeable Fiber Network Structures for Fog Harvesting Langmuir 29, 13269-13277 (2013) [abstract]

Gilbert, J.B., O’Brien, J.S, Suresh, H.S., Cohen, R.E, and Rubner, M.F. Orientation-Specific Attahment of Polymeric Microtubes on Cell Surfaces Adv. Mater. (2013) [abstract]

Lee, H., Sample, C., Cohen, R.E., and Rubner, M.F. pH-Programmable Sequential Dissolution of Multilayer Stacks of Hydrogen-Bonded Polymers ACS Macro. Lett. 2013 [abstract]

O’Hanley H., Coyle C., Buongiorno J., McKrell T., Hu. L., Rubner M.F., and Cohen, R.E., Separate effects of surface roughness, wettability, and porosity on the boiling critical heat flux, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 024102 (2013) [abstract]

Kleingartner, J.A., Lee, H., Rubner, M.F., McKinley, G.H. and Cohen, R.E., Exploring the kinetics of switchable polymer surfaces with dynamic tensiometry Soft Matter 9, 6080-6090 (2013)[abstract]

Srinivasan, S., Choi, W., Park, K.-C., Chhatre, S.S., Cohen, R.E., and McKinley, G.H. “Drag Reduction for Viscous Laminar Flow on Spray-Coated Non-Wetting Surfaces” Soft Matter 9, 5691-5702 (2013) [abstract]

Gilbert, J., Rubner, M.F, and Cohen, R.E. Depth-profiling X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) analysis of interlayer diffusion in polyelectrolyte multilayers PNAS 2013 [abstract]

Smith, J.D., Dhiman, R., Anand, S., Reza-Garduno, E., Cohen, R.E., Mckinley, G.H., and Varanasi, K.K. Droplet mobility on lubricant-impregnated surfaces Soft Matter 2013, 9, 1772-1780 [abstract]

Lee, H., Alcaraz, M., Cohen, R.E., and Rubner, M.F. Zwitter-Wettability and Antifogging Coatings with Frost-Resisting Capabilities ACS Nano ASAP, (2013). [abstract]


Tan, W.S., Du, Y, Luna, L, Khitass, Y, Cohen, R.E. and Rubner, M.F. Templated Nanopores for Robust Functional Surface Porosity in Poly(methyl methacrylate) Langmuir 28, 13496-13502 (2012). [abstract]

Han, L., Yin, J, Wang, L. F., Chia, K. K., Cohen, R. E., Rubner, M. F., Ortiz, C. and Boyce, M. C. Tunable stimulus-responsive friction mechanisms of polyelectrolyte films and tube forests. Soft Matter 8, 8642-8650 (2012). [abstract]

Rubner, M. F. and Cohen, R. E. Layer-by-Layer Processed Multilayers: Challenges and Opportunities, in Multilayer Thin Films: Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, Second Edition (eds G. Decher and J. B. Schlenoff), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, [abstract]

Campos R., Guenthner A.J., Meuler A.J., Tuteja A., Cohen R.E., McKinley G.H., Haddad T.S., Mabry J.M. Superoleophobic Surfaces through Control of Sprayed-on Stochastic Topography. Langmuir 28(25), 9834-9841 (2012). [abstract]

Park, K.-C., H. J. Choi, Chang, C.-H., Cohen, R.E., McKinley, G.H., and Barbastathis, G. Nanotextured Silica Surfaces with Robust Superhydrophobicity and Omnidirectional Broadband Supertransmissivity. ACS Nano (2012). [abstract]

Smith J.D., Meuler A.J., Bralower H.L., Venkatesan R., Subramanian S., Cohen R.E., McKinley G.H., Varanasi K.K. Hydrate-phobic surfaces: fundamental studies in clathrate hydrate adhesion reduction. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 14, 6013-6020 (2012). [abstract]

DeRocher, J.P., Mao, P., Kim, J.Y., Han, J., Rubner, M.F., and Cohen, R.E. Layer-by-Layer Deposition of All-Nanoparticle Multilayers in Confined Geometries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4, 391-396 (2012). [abstract]

Lee, H., Mensire, R., Cohen, R.E., and Rubner, M.F. Strategies for Hydrogen Bonding Based Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Poly(vinyl alcohol) with Weak Polyacids. Macromolecules 45, 347-355 (2012). [abstract]


Tan, W.S., Z. C. Zhu, Sukhishvili, S.A., Rubner, M.F., and Cohen, R.E. Effect of Block Copolymer Architecture on the Thermally Induced Swelling of Micelle-Containing Multilayer Thin Films. Macromolecules 44, 7767-7774 (2011). [abstract]

Srinivasan, S., McKinley, G.H., and Cohen, R.E. Assessing the Accuracy of Contact Angle Measurements for Sessile Drops on Liquid-Repellent Surfaces. Langmuir 27, 13582-13589 (2011).[abstract]

Nogueira, G.M., Banerjee, D., Cohen, R.E., and Rubner, M.F. Spray-Layer-by-Layer Assembly Can More Rapidly Produce Optical-Quality Multistack Heterostructures. Langmuir 27, 7860-7867 (2011). [abstract]

Srinivasan, S., Chhatre, S.S., Mabry, J.M., Cohen, R.E., and McKinley, G.H. Solution Spraying of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Blends to Fabricate Micro-textured, Superoleophobic Surfaces. Polymer 52, 3209-3218 (2011). [abstract]

Han, L., Wang, L. F., Chia, K. K., Cohen, R. E., Rubner, M. F., Boyce, M. C., and Ortiz, C. Geometrically Controlled Mechanically Responsive Polyelectrolyte Tube Arrays. Adv. Mater. 23, 4667-4673 (2011). [abstract]

Doshi, N., Swiston, A.J., Gilbert, J.B., Alcaraz, M.L., Cohen, R.E., Rubner, M.F., and Mitragotri, S. Cell-Based Drug Delivery Devices Using Phagocytosis-Resistant Backpacks. Adv. Mater. 23, H105-H109 (2011). [abstract]

Nuraje, N., Asmatulu, R., Cohen, R.E., and Rubner, M.F. Durable Antifog Films from Layer-by-Layer Molecularly Blended Hydrophilic Polysaccharides. Langmuir 27, 782-791 (2011). [abstract]