Dr. Abhishek Raj
Dr. A Raj  
Dr. Abhishek Raj
Assistant Professor
Ph. D, ME, IIT Madras
Ph: +91-612-302-8823
Research Areas : Microfluidics, Biomechanics, BioMEMS
Professional Experience : Worked as postdoctoral fellow at “Sulchek BioMEMS and Biomechanics Laboratory, Georgia Tech” during Aug 2018 to Dec 2019.
Book Chapters :
Publications :
  • V. Iyer, A. Raj, R. K. Annabatula, A. K. Sen, (2015). Experimental and numerical studies of a microfluidic device with compliant chambers for flow stabilization, J. Micromechanics and Microengineering, 25 (7), 075003, DOI:10.1088/0960-1317/25/7/075003. [Impact factor: 1.888]
  • A. Raj, A. K. Sen, (2016). Flow induced deformation of compliant microchannel and its effect on pressure-flow characteristics, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 20:31, 1-13, DOI 10.1007/s10404-016-1702-9. [Impact factor: 2.44]
    URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10404-016-1702-9
  • P. Sajeesh, A. Raj, M. Doble, A. K. Sen, (2016). Characterization and sorting of cells based on stiffness contrast in a microfluidic channel, RSC Advances, 6 (78), 74704-74714, DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09099K. [Impact factor: 3.1]
    URL: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/ra/c6ra09099k
  • A. Raj, R. Halder, P. Sajeesh, A. K. Sen, (2016). Droplet generation in a microchannel with a controllable deformable wall, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 20:102, DOI 10.1007/s10404-016-1768-4. [Impact factor: 2.44]
    URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10404-016-1768-4
  • A. Raj, M. Dixit, M. Doble, A. K. Sen, (2017). A combined experimental and theoretical approach towards mechano-phenotyping of biological cells using a constricted microchannel, Lab on Chip, 17 (21), 3704–3716, DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00599G. [Impact factor: 6]
    URL: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/lc/c7lc00599g
  • A. Raj and A. K. Sen, (2018). Entry and passage behavior of biological cells in a constricted compliant microchannel, RSC Advances, 8, 20884-20893, DOI: 10.1039/c8ra02763c, [Impact factor: 3.1]
    URL: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2018/ra/c8ra02763c
  • U. Banerjee, A. Raj, A.K. Sen, (2018) Dynamics of aqueous ferrofluid droplets at coflowing liquid-liquid interface under a non-uniform magnetic field, Applied Physics Letters, 113, 143702, DOI: 10.1063/1.5046332 [Impact factor: 3.5]
    URL:  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5046332
  • A Raj, PPA Suthanthiraraj, AK Sen, (2018). Pressure-driven flow through PDMS-based flexible microchannels and their applications in microfluidics, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 22 (11), 128, DOI: 10.1007/s10404-018-2150-5 [Impact factor: 2.44]
    URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-018-2150-5
  • S. Hazra, K. S. Jayaprakash, K. Pandian, A. Raj, S. K. Mitra, A. K. Sen, (2019) Non-inertial lift induced migration for label-free sorting of cells in a co-flowing aqueous two-phase system, Analyst, 144, 2574-2583, DOI: 10.1039/C8AN02267D, [Impact factor: 4.019],
    URL: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/an/c8an02267d#!divAbstract
  • Anna Liu, Tong Yu, Katherine Young, Nicholas Stone, Srinivas     Hanasoge, Tyler Kirby, Vikram Varadarajan, Nicholas Colonna, Janet Liu, Abhishek Raj, Jan Lammerding, Alexander Alexeev, and Todd Sulchek, (2019), Cell Mechanical and Physiological Behavior in the Regime of Rapid Mechanical Compressions that Lead to Cell Volume Change, Small, 1903857, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201903857, [Impact Factor: 10.856],
    URL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/smll.201903857
Presentations :
  • A. Raj, V.S.D Dhanush and A.K. Sen, A study of pressure driven flow through flexible PDMS microchannels, International Conference on MEMS and Sensors (ICMEMSS 2014), December 2014, IIT Madras.
  • A. Raj, M. Dixit, A. K. Sen, Constriction based microfluidic device for the cell phenotyping, 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (μTAS 2016), October 9-13, 2016, Dublin, Ireland.
  • A. Raj, A. K. Sen, Cell Migration through flexible micro constriction, 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2017), Savannah, USA, October 22-26, 2017.
  • A. Raj, A.K. Sen, A Theoretical model for prediction of Young’s modulus of Biological Cells, 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC 2017), December 27-30, 2017, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus.
  • U. Banerjee, A. Raj, A.K. Sen, Migration and sorting of ferrofluid droplets across the interface of two co-flowing oils in presence of magnetic field, 7th International and 45th National Fluid mechanics and Fluid Power Conference (FMFP2018), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay.
  • F. Ezhara, A. Raj, N. Stone, K. Young, A. Alexeev, T. Sulchek, Real time sensing of dead and live biological cells using microfluidic device, Cell Manufacturing Technology Retreat (CMaT), Athens, USA, Aug 6-8, 2019.