Microfluidics Solutions Lab




1.Li, Zhenglong, Niranjan Haridas, Sreerag Kaaliveetil, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Charmi Chande, Veronica Perez, Amir K. Miri, and Sagnik Basuray. "Low-Cost Rapid Prototyping for Microfluidics Using Parafilm®-based Microchannels For Low Resource Settings." Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical (2023): 135212.



2. Cheng, Yu-Hsuan, Charmi Chande, Zhenglong Li, Niranjan Haridas Menon, Sreerag Kaaliveetil, and Sagnik Basuray. "Optimization of Electrolytes with Redox Reagents to Improve the Impedimetric Signal for Use with a Low-Cost Analyzer." Biosensors 13, no. 12 (2023): 999.
3. Kaaliveetil, Sreerag, Yun-Yang Lee, Zhenglong Li, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Niranjan Haridas Menon, Saudagar Dongare, Burcu Gurkan, and Sagnik Basuray. "Ionic Liquid-Packed Microfluidic Device with Non-Planar Microelectrode as a Miniaturized Electrochemical Gas Sensor." Journal of The Electrochemical Society 170, no. 8 (2023): 087508. (link: 10.1149/1945-7111/aced6e)
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4. Li, Zhenglong, Maryom Rahman, Sreerag Kaaliveetil, Niranjan Haridas, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Charmi Chande, and Sagnik Basuray. "Critical Reviews on Recent States and Challenges in Spectroelectrochemistry with Applications to Microfluidic Systems." Current Opinion in Electrochemistry (2023): 101357. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coelec.2023.101357)

5. Li, Zhenglong, Charmi Chande, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, and Sagnik Basuray. "Recent State and Challenges in Spectroelectrochemistry with Its Applications in Microfluidics." Micromachines 14, no. 3 (2023): 667. (link: https://doi.org/10.3390/mi14030667)


1. Li, Zhenglong, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Charmi Chande, Sayandev Chatterjee, and Sagnik Basuray. "A highly sensitive, easy-and-rapidly-fabricable microfluidic electrochemical cell with an enhanced three-dimensional electric field." Analytica Chimica Acta 1232 (2022): 340488. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2022.340488)

2. Kaaliveetil, Sreerag, Juliana Yang, Saud Alssaidy, Zhenglong Li, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Niranjan Haridas Menon, Charmi Chande, and Sagnik Basuray. "Microfluidic Gas Sensors: Detection Principle and Applications." Micromachines 13, no. 10 (2022): 1716. (link: https://doi.org/10.3390/mi13101716)

3. Ma, Qingquan, Joshua Young, Sagnik Basuray, Guangming Cheng, Jianan Gao, Nan Yao, and Wen Zhang. "Elucidating facet dependent electronic and electrochemical properties of Cu2O nanocrystals using AFM/SCEM and DFT." Nano Today 45 (2022): 101538. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nantod.2022.101538)

4. Cheng, Yu-Hsuan, Charmi Chande, Li Zhenglong, Sreerag Kaaliveetil, and Sagnik Basuray. "Sensitive and Selective Determination of multiple Diagnostic Targets using a Modular, ASSURED POC Platform called ESSENCE." In 2022 IEEE Healthcare Innovations and Point of Care Technologies (HI-POCT), pp. 85-88. IEEE, 2022. (link: 10.1109/HI-POCT54491.2022.9744075)


1. Cheng, Yu-Hsuan, Roli Kargupta, Debjit Ghoshal, Zhenglong Li, Charmi Chande, Lixin Feng, Sayandev Chatterjee, Nikhil Koratkar, Radha Kishan Motkuri, and Sagnik Basuray. "ESSENCE–A rapid, shear-enhanced, flow-through, capacitive electrochemical platform for rapid detection of biomolecules." Biosensors and Bioelectronics 182 (2021): 113163. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2021.113163)

 2. Karaman, Emine S., Zhiqian Wang, Kun Chen, Zain Siddiqui, YuHsuan Cheng, Sagnik Basuray, Vivek Kumar, and Somenath Mitra. "Functionalized carbon nanotube doped gel electrolytes with enhanced mechanical and electrical properties for battery applications." Materials Chemistry and Physics 264 (2021): 124448. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2021.124448)

3. Arockiam, Siril, Yu Hsuan Cheng, Piero M. Armenante, and Sagnik Basuray. "Experimental determination and computational prediction of the mixing efficiency of a simple, continuous, serpentine-channel microdevice." Chemical Engineering Research and Design 167 (2021): 303-317. (link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2021.01.022Get rights and content)


1. Chande, Charmi, Nida Riaz, Victoria Harbour, Hathija Noor, Monica Torralba, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Zhenglong Li, Anh Tong, Roman Voronov, and Sagnik Basuray. "Universal method for fabricating PDMS microfluidic device using SU8, 3D printing and soft lithography." Technology 8, no. 01n02 (2020): 50-57. (link: https://doi.org/10.1142/S2339547820500041)

2. Chatterjee, Sayandev, Radha K. Motkuri, Michael J. Truex, Dushyant Barpaga, Vaithiyalingam Shutthanandan, Kee Sung Han, Carl Enderlin et al. "Advances in PFAS Monitoring and Remediation Using a Functionalized Material Approach-20080." WM Symposia, Inc., PO Box 27646, 85285-7646 Tempe, AZ (United States), 2020.
3. Cheng, Yu H., Dushyant Barpaga, Jennifer A. Soltis, V. Shutthanandan, Roli Kargupta, Kee Sung Han, B. Peter McGrail, Radha Kishan Motkuri, Sagnik Basuray, and Sayandev Chatterjee. "Metal–organic framework-based microfluidic impedance sensor platform for ultrasensitive detection of perfluorooctanesulfonate." ACS applied materials & interfaces 12, no. 9 (2020): 10503-10514. (link: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b22445)


1. Zhenglong Li, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Lixin Feng, and Sagnik Basuray et al. "Electrochemical Impedance Signature of a Non-planar, Interdigitated, Flow-through, Porous, Carbon-based Microelectrode". Journal of the Electrochemical Society 166 (2019): B1669-B1672 (link: 10.1149/2.0041916jes)


2. Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Reis Moura Pedro Antonio, Li Zhenglong, and Sagnik Basuray et al.“Effect of electrode configuration on the sensitivity of nucleic acid detection in a non-planar, flow-through, porous interdigitated electrode". Biomicrofluidics 13, no. 6 (2019): 064118. (link:https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5126452)


3. Barpaga, Dushyant, Jian Zheng, Kee Sung Han, Jennifer A. Soltis, Vaithiyalingam Shutthanandan, Sagnik Basuray, B. Peter McGrail, Sayandev Chatterjee, and Radha Kishan Motkuri. "Probing the Sorption of Perfluorooctanesulfonate Using Mesoporous Metal–Organic Frameworks from Aqueous Solutions." Inorganic chemistry 58 (2019): 8339-8346

4. Chatterjee, Sayandev, Meghan S. Fujimoto, Yu Hsuan Cheng, Roli Kargupta, Jennifer A. Soltis, Radha Kishan Motkuri, and Sagnik Basuray. "Improving the sensitivity of electrochemical sensors through a complementary luminescent mode: A new spectroelectrochemical approach." Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 284 (2019): 663-674.


1. Pham, Quang Long, Lydia N. Rodrigues, Max A. Maximov, Vishnu Deep Chandran, Cheng Bi, David Chege, Timothy Dijamco et al. "Cell Sequence and Mitosis Affect Fibroblast Directional Decision-Making During Chemotaxis in Microfluidic Mazes." Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering 11, no. 6 (2018): 483-494.

2. Pham, Quang Long, Nhat-Anh N. Tong, Austin Mathew, Sagnik Basuray, and R. S. Voronov. "A compact low-cost low-maintenance open architecture mask aligner for fabrication of multilayer microfluidics devices." Biomicrofluidics 12, no. 4 (2018): 044119.

3. Ghoshal, Debjit, Anthony Yoshimura, Tushar Gupta, Andrew House, Swastik Basu, Yanwen Chen, Tianmeng Wang et al. "Theoretical and experimental insight into the mechanism for spontaneous vertical growth of ReS2 nanosheets." Advanced Functional Materials 28, no. 30 (2018): 1801286.

Publications prior to August 2017

1. Statistical analysis of undergraduate chemical engineering curricula of United States of America universities: Trends and observations. Voronov, Roman S., Sagnik Basuray, Gordana Obuskovic, Laurent Simon, Robert B. Barat, and Ecevit Bilgili.  Education for Chemical Engineers 20 (2017): 1-10.

2. Plasmonic nano-protrusions: hierarchical nanostructures for single-molecule Raman spectroscopy. Basuray, Sagnik, Avinash Pathak, Sangho Bok, Biyan Chen, Steven C. Hamm, Cherian J. Mathai, Suchismita Guha, Keshab Gangopadhyay, and Shubhra Gangopadhyay.  Nanotechnology 28, no. 2 (2016): 025302.

3. Plasmonic gratings with nano-protrusions made by glancing angle deposition for single-molecule super-resolution imaging. Chen, B., A. Wood, A. Pathak, J. Mathai, S. Bok, H. Zheng, S. Hamm et al.  Nanoscale 8, no. 24 (2016): 12189-12201.

4. Enhanced DNA detection through the incorporation of nanocones and cavities into a plasmonic grating sensor platform. Wood, Aaron J., Sagnik Basuray, Sangho Bok, Keshab Gangopadhyay, Shubhra Gangopadhyay, and Sheila A. Grant.  IEEE Sensors Journal 16, no. 10 (2015): 3403-3408.

5. Single Molecule Oscillations of an RNA/DNA Duplex in a Plasmonic Nanocavity. S Basuray, A Pathak, B Chen, D Menke, CM Darr, K Gangopadhyay, PV Cornish, S Gangopadhyay. J Nanomed Nanotechnol 6:293, 2015

6. Versatile Self-Assembly Approach toward High Performance Nanoenergetic Composite Using Functionalized Graphene. R Thiruvengadathan, SW Chung, S Basuray, B Balasubramanian. Langmuir 30 (22), 6556-6564, 2014

7. Ionic conductivity enhancement of sputtered gold nanoparticle-in-ionic liquid electrolytes. SC Hamm, S Basuray, S Mukherjee, S Sengupta, JC Mathai, GA Baker.  Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2 (3), 792-803, 2014

8. A nanomembrane-based nucleic acid sensing platform for portable diagnostics. S Senapati, S Basuray, Z Slouka, LJ Cheng, HC Chan. Microfluidics, 153-169, 201

9. Dynamic double layer effects on ac-induced dipoles of dielectric nanocolloids. S Basuray, HH Wei, HC Chang. Biomicrofluidics 4 (2), 022801, 201

10. A rapid field-use assay for mismatch number and location of hybridized DNAs. IF Cheng, S Senapati, X Cheng, S Basuray, HC Chang. Lab Chip 10 (7), 828-831, 2010

11. Designing a sensitive and quantifiable nanocolloid assay with dielectrophoretic crossover frequencies. S Basuray, HC Chang. Biomicrofluidics 4 (1), 013205, 201

12. Identification and separation of DNA‐hybridized nanocolloids by Taylor cone harmonics. X Cheng, S Basuray, S Senapati, HC Chang. Electrophoresis 30 (18), 3236-3241, 2009

13. Shear and AC field enhanced carbon nanotube impedance assay for rapid, sensitive, and mismatch-discriminating DN A hybridiztion. S Basuray, S Senapati, A Aijian, AR Mahon, HC Chang. ACS nano 3 (7), 1823-1830, 2009

14. Induced dipoles and dielectrophoresis of nanocolloids in electrolytes. S Basuray, HC Chang. Physical Review E 75 (6), 060501, 2007

Publications prior to NJIT

S. Basuray, A. Pathak, S. Bok, B. Chen, S. C. Hamm, C. J Mathai, S. Guha, K. Gangopadhyay and S. Gangopadhyay, “Plasmonic nano-protrusions: hierarchical nanostructures for single-molecule Raman spectroscopy”, Nanotechnology 28 025302 2017 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/28/2/025302

B. Chen, A. Wood, A. Pathak, J. Mathai, S. Bok, H. Zheng, S. Hamm, S. Basuray, S. Grant, K. Gangopadhyay, P. V. Cornish and S. Gangopadhyay, “Plasmonic gratings with nano-protrusions made by glancing angle deposition for single-molecule super-resolution imaging,” Nanoscale 2016 DOI:10.1039/c5nr09165a

A. Wood, S. Basuray, S. Bok, K. Gangopadhyay, S. Gangopadhyay, and S. Grant, "Enhanced DNA Detection through the Incorporation of Nanocones and Cavities into a Plasmonic Grating Sensor Platform," IEEE Sensors Journal, 16(10):3403-3408 2016 DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2479473

S. Basuray, A. Pathak, B. Chen, D. Menke, C. Darr, K. Gangopadhyay, P. V. Cornish and S. Gangopadhyay "Single Molecule Oscillations of an RNA/DNA Duplex in a Plasmonic Nanocavity," J Nanomed Nanotechnol, vol. 6, p. 2, 2015 DOI:10.4172/2157-7439.1000293

R. Thiruvengadathan, C. Stephen, S. Basuray, B. Balasubramanian, C. Staley, K. Gangopadhyay and S. Gangopadhyay, A Versatile and Controllable Self-Assembly Route Toward Nanoenergetic Composite with Tunable Combustion and Sensitivity Characteristics, Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 2014 DOI: 10.1021/la500573e

S. C. Hamm, S. Basuray, S. Mukherjee, S. Sengupta, C. J. Mathai, G. A. Baker and S. Gangopadhyay, Ionic Conductivity Enhancement of Sputtered Gold Nanoparticle-in-Ionic Liquid Electrolytes, Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2013 DOI: 10.1039/C3TA13431H

S. Senapati, S. Basuray, Z. Slouka, L.-J. Cheng, and H.-C. Chang, A Nanomembrane-Based Nucleic Acid Sensing Platform for Portable Diagnostics, Top Curr. Chem., 304, 2011 DOI: 10.1007/128_2011_142

S. Basuray, H. H. Wei and H. -C. Chang, Dynamic Double-Layer Effects on AC-Induced Dipoles of Dielectric Nanocolloids. (Biomic rofluidics) (Special issue on Dielectrophoresis)(Leading Paper) 4, 022801, 2010 DOI: 10.1063/1.3455720

I. F. Cheng, S. Senapati, X. Cheng, S. Basuray, H. -C. Chang and H. -C. Chang, A rapid field-use assay for mismatch number and location of hybridized DNA’s, Lab on a Chip, 10 (7), 2010 DOI: 10.1039/B925854J

S. Basuray and H. -C. Chang, Designing a Sensitive and Quantifiable Nanocolloid Assay with Dielectrophoretic Cross-Over Frequencies. Biomicrofluidics, (Special Issue) 4, 013205, 2010 DOI: 10.1063/1.3294575

X. Cheng, S. Basuray, S. Senapati and H. -C. Chang, Identification and separation of DNA-hybridized nanocolloids by Taylor cone harmonics, Electrophoresis, 30 (18), 2009 DOI: 10.1002/elps.200900159

S. Basuray, S. Senapati, A. Aijan, A. Mahon and H. -C. Chang, Shear and AC Field Enhanced Carbon Nanotube Impedance Assay for Rapid, Sensitive, and Mismatch-Discriminating DNA Hybridization. ACS Nano, 3 (7), 2009 DOI: 10.1021/nn9004632

S. Basuray and H. -C. Chang, Induced dipoles and dielectrophoresis of nanocolloids in electrolytes. PRE, 75 (24897), 2007 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.06050


  1. Fabrication of multilayer nanograting structures. Shubhra Gangopadhyay, Sangho Bok, Samiullah Pathan, Cherian Joseph Mathai, Sagnik Basuray, Keshab Gangopadhyay, Biyan Chen, Sheila Grant, Aaron Wood, US Patent No:10,103,357. 2019
  2. Microchamber electrochemical cell having a nanoslot. HC Chang, P Mushenheim, S Basuray, G Yossifon, S Senapati. US Patent 8,969,007. 2015 ​
  3. Microfluidic platforms for multi-target detection. HC Chang, J Gordon, S Senpati, Z Gagnon, S Basuray. US Patent 8,771,938. 2014 
  4. Nano-gap grating devices with enhanced optical properties and methods of fabrication. S Gangopadhyay, V Korampally, S Basuray, K Bhatnagar, A Pathak. US Patent App. 14/081,353. 2013
  5. System and Method for Operation of ISFET Arrays using pH Insert Reference Sensors. XV Gomes, ACT Wong, GC Ferreri, S Basuray, A Bappal, SG Shenoy. US Patent App. 13/970,167

Conference Presentations


  1. P. Moura*, Y. H. Cheng, Z. Li, S.  Basuray, “Lab-on-a-Chip Device for Shear Enhanced Purification of Macro Biomolecules”, AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Orlando, Florida, November 2019
  2. Y. H. Cheng*, Z. Li, L. Feng, H. Kim, and S. Basuray, “Borrowing from Packed Bed Reactors: A flow-through, nano-porous, shear-enhanced electrode for electrochemical spectroscopy - A sensitive and selective Biosensor”, AES Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, California, October 2019
  3. Z. Li*, Y. H. Cheng, H. Kim, P. Moura, J. Yang, and S. Basuray, “A Novel Non-Planar, Interdigitated Microelectrode Array with a Porous, Flow-through Working Electrode for Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Various Chem/Bio-Molecules”, ECS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, October 2019
  4. Y. H. Cheng, Z. Li, J. Yang, P. Moura, H. Kim, and S. Basuray*, “Essence: A Shear-Enhanced, Flow-through, Nanoporous and Capacitive Electrode Technology with Non-Planar Interdigitated Micro-Electrodes”, ECS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, October 2019
  5. V. Arau*, Y. H. Cheng, S. Basuray, and S. Chatterjee, “Development of an" lab-on-a-chip" device using electrochemistry”, 256th ACS Annual Meeting 2019, Boston, August 2019
  6. D. Barpaga*, J. Soltis, V. Shutthanandan, S. Basuray, S. Chatterjee, and R. K. Motkuri, “Capture of low concentration perfluorooctanesulfonate from aqueous solutions using metal-organic frameworks”, 256th ACS Annual Meeting 2019, Boston, August 2019


  1. S. Arockiam, S. Basuray and P. M. Armenante*, “Mixing Efficiency in a Simple, Continuous, Laminar-Flow Microdevice Using Computational and Experimental Approaches”, AIChE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, November 2018
  2. D. Ghoshal*, A. Yoshimura, T. Gupta, A. House, Y. Chen, T. Wang, S. Basuray, S. Shi and N. Koratkar, “Spontaneous out of Plane Growth of ReS2 for Solar Energy Harvesting”, AIChE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, November 2018


  1. A. House, N. Tasovac, S. Basuray*, “Plasmonic ELISA Biosensor with Tunable Sensitivity and Selectivity,” AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2017
  2. M. Mursalat*, A. Belal, N. Tasoavac, J. Frederick, T. Gupta, D. Ghoshal, N. Koratkar, S. Suh, S. Basuray, “ Shear-Enhanced Microfluidic Platform for Antibody Purification, in-Situ Efficacy Testing, and Bio-Diagnostics,” AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2017
  3. M. Mursalat*, N. Tasovac, S. Basuray, “Modeling of NanoEIS in a High Peclet Number Packed Microfluidic Biosensor,” AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2017
  4. M. Mursalat, J. Frederick, N. Tasovac, T. Krishnamurthy, S Basuray*, “Nanoporous CNT based EIS Biosensor for Selective and Sensitive Detection of Biomolecules,” 254th ACS Annual Meeting 2017, Washington DC, August 2017
  5. M. Mursalat*, M. He, N. Tasovac and S. Basuray, “Affinity Purification of Monoclonal Antibody using a lab-on-a-chip device,” 23rd International Symposium on Electro- and Liquid-Phase Separation Techniques (ITP) at Minneapolis 2017, September 2017

Conference prior to 2015 --  

  1. H. Noor*, M. Torralba, G. Tchantchou, N. Riaz, V. Harbour, S. Basuray, "3D Printed Microfluidic Device for Dynamic Investigation of the Blood-Brain Barrier," AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2015
  2. M. Torralba*, G. Tchantchou, H. Noor, V. Harbour, S. Basuray, "μfilms: Dynamics of Thin-Films under Physiological Fluids and Shear Flow," AIChE Annual Conference, AIChE, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2015
  3. H. Noor, M. Torralba, N. Riaz, V. Harbour, S. Basuray*, "3D Printed Microfluidic Device for Dynamic Investigation of the Blood-Brain Barrier," BMES, Biomedical Engineering Society, Tampa Florida, October 2015
  4. G. Tchantchou, S. Basuray*, "DNA fractionation using Surface Dielectrophoresis," SCIX, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Providence, October 2015
  5. G. Tchantchou*, J. Buhain, A. Aladly, S. Basuray, “3D printed device for DNA fractionation using Surface Dielectrophoresis” Spring 2015 Mid-Atlantic ASEE Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Villanova University, April 2015