In Review

A. J. Maheshwari, E. Gonzalez, A. M. Sunol, D. Endy, & R. N. Zia*, “Brownian motion alone cannot facilitate protein synthesis at physiological rates: colloidal physics modeling of cellular processes.” Cell.

G.Y. Ouaknin, Y. Su, and R.N. Zia*, “Simulation of large-scale particle systems at low Reynolds number: Parallel algorithms for Accelerated Stokesian Dynamics.” J. Comp. Phys.

Publications (Click on citation for a link to the publication)

L.C. Johnson and R.N. Zia*, “Phase mechanics of colloidal gels: osmotic pressure drives non-equilibrium phase separation.” Soft Matter (2021)

B. E. Dolata and R. N. Zia*, “Faxén formulas for particles of arbitrary shape and material composition.” J. Fluid Mech. 910, A22 (2021)

J.G. Wang, Q. Li, G. McKenna, and R.N. Zia*, ““Dense diffusion” in colloidal glasses: short-ranged long-time self-diffusion as a mechanistic model for relaxation dynamics.” Soft Matter (2020)

B.E. Dolata and R.N. Zia*, “Heterogeneous dispersions as microcontinuum fluids.” J. Fluid Mech. 888, A28 (2020)

E. Ong*, M. Ramaswamy, R. Niu, N. Lin, A. Shetty, R.N. Zia, G. McKinley, and I. Cohen, ” Stress decomposition in LAOS of dense colloidal suspensions.” J. Rheology 62(2), 343-351 (2020). Invited Article.

D.E. Huang and R.N. Zia*, “Sticky-probe active microrheology: Part 2. The influence of attractions on non-Newtonian flow.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 562, 293-306 (2020)

R. P. Mohanty and R.N. Zia*, “Transient nonlinear microrheology in hydrodynamically interacting colloidal dispersions: flow cessation.” J. Fluid Mech. 884, A14 (2020)

A.J. Maheshwari, A.M. Sunol, E. Gonzalez, D. Endy, and R.N. Zia*, “Colloidal hydrodynamics of biological cells: A frontier spanning two fields.” Phys. Rev. Fluids 4, 110506 (2019)

D.E. Huang and R.N. Zia*, “Sticky, active microrheology: Part 1. Linear-response.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 554, 580-591 (2019)

L.C. Johnson, E. Moghimi, G. Petekidis, and R.N. Zia*, “Influence of structure on the linear response rheology of colloidal gels.” J. Rheol. 63(4), 583-608 (2019)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia, “Toward a nonequilibrium Stokes-Einstein relation via active microrheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloidal dispersions.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 539, 388-399 (2019)

J.C. Kuo, J.G. Gandhi, R.N. Zia*, and M.J. Paszek, “Physical biology of the cancer cell glycocalyx.” Nature Physics14, 658–669 (2018)

X. Peng, J.G. Wang, Q. Li, D. Chen, R.N. Zia*, and G.B. McKenna, “Exploring the validity of time-concentration superposition in glassy colloids: Experiments & simulations.” Phys. Rev. E 98 062602 (2018)

L.C. Johnson, B.J Landrum and R.N. Zia*, “Yield of reversible colloidal gels during flow startup: Release from kinetic arrest.” Soft Matter (2018)

P. Padmanabhan and R.N. Zia*, “Gravitational collapse of colloidal gels: Non-equilibrium phase separation driven by osmotic pressure.” Soft Matter 14, 3265-3287 (2018)

R.P. Mohanty and R.N. Zia*, “The impact of hydrodynamics on stress formation, relaxation, and memory in colloidal dispersions: Transient, non-linear microrheology” AIChE J., Futures Issue. 64(8), 3198-3214 (2018)

C.A. Aponte-Rivera, Y. Su, and R.N. Zia*, “Equilibrium diffusion in concentrated, hydrodynamically interacting suspensions confined in a spherical cavity.” J. Fluid Mech. 836, 413-450 (2018)

R.N. Zia*, “Active and passive microrheology: Theory and simulation.” Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. 50, 1–33 (2018)

B. E. Dolata and R.N. Zia*, “Non-equilibrium pair interactions in colloidal dispersions.” J. Fluid Mech. 836, 694-739 (2018)

Y. Su, J.W. Swan, and R.N. Zia*, “Pair mobility functions for rigid spheres in concentrated colloidal dispersions: stresslet and straining motion couplings.” J. Chem. Phys.146(12), 124903 (2017)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia*, “The non-Newtonian rheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloids via active, nonlinear microrheology.” J. Rheol. 61(3), 551-574 (2017)

C.A. Aponte-Rivera and R.N. Zia*, “Simulation of hydrodynamically interacting particles confined by a spherical cavity.” Phys. Rev. Fluids1(2), 023301 (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “Force-induced diffusion in suspensions of hydrodynamically interacting colloids.” J. Fluid Mech.795, 739-783 (2016)

B.J. Landrum, W.B. Russel, and R.N. Zia*, “Delayed yield in colloidal gels: Creep, flow, and re-entrant solid regimes.” J. Rheol.60(4), 783-807 (2016)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia*, “Active microrheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloids: Normal stress and entropic energy density.” J. Rheol.60(4), 755-781 (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “The impact of probe size on measurements of diffusion in active microrheology.” Lab on a Chip – Emerging Investigators Issue, DOI: 10.1039/C6LC00476H, (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “Hydrodynamic diffusion in active microrheology of non-colloidal suspensions: the role of interparticle forces.” J. Fluid Mech.785, 189-218 (2015)

R.N. Zia*, J.W. Swan, and Y. Su, “Pair mobility functions for rigid spheres in concentrated colloidal dispersions: force, torque, translation, and rotation.” J. Chem. Phys.143, 224901 (2015)

R.N. Zia*, B.J. Landrum, and W.B. Russel, “A micro-mechanical study of coarsening and rheology of colloidal gels: Cage building, cage hopping, and Smoluchowski’s ratchet.” J. Rheol.58(5), 1121-1157 (2014)

R.N. Zia and J.F. Brady (Ed. Saverio Spagnolie) 2014 Theoretical Microrheology (Chapter 7 in Complex Fluids in Biological Systems: Experiment, Theory, and Computation). Springer Publishing, New York.

J.W. Swan*, R.N. Zia, and J.F. Brady, “Large amplitude oscillatory microrheology in colloidal dispersions.” J. Rheol.58(1), 1-41 (2014)

J.W. Swan and R.N. Zia*, “Active microrheology of colloidal dispersions: fixed-velocity versus fixed-force.” Phys. Fluids25(8), 083303(1-23) (2013)

N.Y.C. Lin, S. Goyal, X. Cheng, R.N. Zia, F. Escobedo, and I. Cohen*, “Far-from-equilibrium sheared colloidal liquids: Disentangling relaxation, advection, and shear-induced diffusion.” Phys. Rev. E88, 062309 (2013)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady, “Stress development, relaxation and memory in colloidal dispersions: transient nonlinear microrheology.” J. Rheol.57(2), (2013)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady, “Microviscosity, microdiffusivity, and normal stresses.” J. Rheol.56, 1175-1208 (2012)

J.W. Swan, J.F. Brady, R.S. Moore, L. Dooling, N.J. Hoh, J. Choi, and R.N. Zia. “Modeling hydrodynamic self-propulsion with Stokesian Dynamics. Or teaching Stokesian Dynamics to swim.” Phys. Fluids.23(7), 071901(1-19) (2011)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady. “Single particle motion in colloids: force-induced diffusion.” J. Fluid Mech.658, 188-210 (2010)