Eugenia Kumacheva's Polymers, Interfaces, and Materials Science Group

Selected Publications

2015-2016 2013-2014 2011-2012 2009-2010 2006-2008 2004-2005 2002-2003 2000-2001 1998-1999


  • Wu, J.; Li, W.; Hajisalem, G.; Lukach, A.; Kumacheva, E.; Hof, F.; Gordon, R. Trace Cancer Biomarker Quantification Using Polystyrene-Functionalized Gold Nanorods. Biomed. Opt. Express. 5, 4101-4107 (2014).
  • Klinkova, A.; Therien-Aubin, H.; Ahmed, A.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Choueiri, R.; Gagnon, B.; Muntyanu, A.; Gang, O.; Walker, G.; Kumacheva, E.  Structural and Optical Properties of Self-Assembled Chains of Plasmonic Nanocubes.  Nano Lett. 14, 6314-6321. (2014).
  • Lestari, G.; Abolhasani, M.; Bennett, D.; Chase, P.; Günther, A.; Kumacheva, E. Switchable Water: Microfluidic Investigation of Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation Mediated by Carbon Dioxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 11972-11979 (2014). Highlighted by
  • Chau, M.; Abolhasani, M.; Thérien-Aubin, H.; Li, Y.; Wang, Y.; Velasco, D.; Tumarkin, E.; Ramchandran, A.; Kumacheva, E.  Microfluidic Generation of Composite Biopolymer Microgels with Tunable Compositions and Mechanical Properties.  Biomacromolecules 15, 2419-2425 (2014).
  • Abolhasani, M.; Günther, A.; Kumacheva, E. Microfluidic Studies of Carbon Dioxide. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 126, 8126-8136 (2014).
  • Stewart, A.; Lee, A.; Ip, S.; Kumacheva, E.; Walker, G. A Rational Design for the Controlled Aggregation of Gold Nanorods via Phospholipid Encapsulation for Enhanced Raman Scattering. ACS Nano 8, 5462-5467 (2014). 
  • Zamora-Mora,V.; Velasco, D.; Hernández, R.; Mijangos, C.; Kumacheva, E. Chitosan/Agarose Hydrogels: Cooperative Properties And Microfluidic Preparation. Carbohydrate Polymers 111, 348-355 (2014).
  • Abolhasani, M. Klinkova, A.; Kumacheva, E.Guenther, A.  Shaken and Stirred: Oscillatory Segmented Flow for Controlled Size-Evolution of Colloidal Nanomaterials.  Lab Chip 14, 2309-2318 (2014).
  • Querejeta-Fernández, A.; Chauve, G.; Methot, M.; Bouchard, J.; Kumacheva, E. Chiral Plasmonic Films Formed by Gold Nanorods and Cellulose Nanocrystals.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 4788-4793 (2014).
  • Voicu, D.; Abolhasani, M., Choueiri R., Lestari, G.; Seiler, C.; Menard, G.; Greener, J.; Guenther, A.; Stephan, D. W.; Kumacheva, E. Microfluidic Studies of CO2 Sequestration by Frustrated Lewis Pairs. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 3875-3880 (2014).
  • Liu, K.; Lukach, A.; Sugikawa, K.; Chung, L.; Vickery, J.; Therien-Aubin, H.; Yang, B.; Rubinstein, M.; Kumacheva, E. Copolymerization of Metal Nanoparticles: A Route to Colloidal Plasmonic Copolymers Angew. Chem. Intnl. Ed. 53, 2648-2653 (2014). Highlighted as a Very Important Paper (VIP), Interview by ChemNews, Highlighted by Chem & Eng. News, Cover page.
  • Klinkova, A.; Choueiri, R. M.; Kumacheva, E. Self-Assembled Plasmonic Nanostructures. Chem. Soc. Rev. 43, 3976-3991 (2014).
  • Gudjonson, Katz, M.; Liu, K.; Nie, Z.; Kumacheva, E.; Capasso, F. Accounting for inhomogenous broadening in nano-optics by electromagnetic modeling based on Monte Carlo methods.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 111, E639-E644 (2014).
  • Wang,T.; Chen, H.; Liu, K.; Li, Y.; Xue, P.; Yu,Y.; Wang, S.; Zhang, J.; Kumacheva, E.; Yang, B. Anisotropic Janus Si Nanopillar Arrays as a Microfluidic One-Way Valve for Gas-Liquid Separation. Nanoscale 6, 3846-3853 (2014).
  • Klinkova, A.; Therien-Aubin, H.; Choueiri, R.M., Rubinstein, M.; Kumacheva, Colloidal Analogues of Molecular Chain Stoppers. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 110, 18775-18779 (2013).
  • Li, Y.; Kumacheva, E.; Ramachandran, A. The Motion of a Microgel in an Axisymmetric Constriction with a Tapered Entrance. Soft Matter 9, 10391-10403 (2013).
  • Choueiri, R.; Klinkova, A.; Thérien-Aubin, H.; Rubinstein, M.; Kumacheva, E. Structural Transitions In Nanoparticle Assemblies Governed By Competing Nanoscale Forces. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 10262-10265 (2013).
  • Liu, K.; Ahmed, A.; Chung, L.; Sugikawa, K.; Wu, G.; Nie, Z.; Gordon, G.; Kumacheva, E. In Situ Plasmonic Counter for Polymerization of Chains of Gold Nanorods. ACS Nano 7, 5901-5910 (2013).
  • Thérien-Aubin, H.; Wu, Z. L.; Nie, Z.; Kumacheva, E. Multiple Shape Transformations of Composite Hydrogel Sheets. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 4834-4839 (2013).
  • Paz-Soldan, D.; Lee, A.; Thon, S.; Adachi, M.; Dong, H.; Maraghechi, P.; Yuan, M.; Labelle, A.; Hoogland, S.; Liu, K.; Kumacheva, E.; Sargent, E. Jointly-tuned Plasmonic-Excitonic Photovoltaics Using Nanoshells. Nano Lett. 13, 1502-1508 (2013).
  • Wu, Z. L.; Moshe, M.; Greener, J.; Therien-Aubin, H.; Nie, Z.H.; Sharon, E.; Kumacheva, E. Three-dimensional Shape Transformations of Hydrogel Sheets Induced by Small-Scale Modulation of Internal Stresses/ Nature Comm. 4, 1586 doi:10.1038/ncomms2549 (2013).
  • Wang, Y.; Tumarkin, E.; Velasco D.; Abolhasani, M; Lau, W.; Kumacheva, E. Exploring a Direct Injection Method for Microfluidic Generation of Polymer Microgels/ Lab Chip 13, 2547-2553 (2013).
  • Kumachev, A.; Tumarkin, E.; Walker, G. C.; Kumacheva, E. Characterization of the Mechanical Properties of Microgels Acting as Cellular Microenvironments/ Soft Matter 9, 2959-2965 (2013).
  • Velasco, D.; Chau, M.; Therien-Aubin, H.; Kumachev, A.; Tumarkin, E.; Zhongfan, J.; Walker, G.C.; Monteiro, M.; Kumacheva, E. Therien-Aubin, H.; Kumacheva, E. Nanofibrillar Thermoreversible Micellar Microgels/ Soft Matter 9, 2380-2383 (2013).