My research interests include the physics of biological and artificial cilia, fluid dynamics in biology, collective phenomena in magnetic colloidal systems and the physics of motor proteins.
Minimum dissipation theorem for microswimmers
Phys. Rev. Lett., 126, 034503 (2021)
Wrinkling instability in 3D active nematics
Nano Letters (2020)
Emergent collective colloidal currents generated via exchange dynamics in a broken dimer state
Sci. Adv. 6, eaaz2257 (2020).
The cilium as a force sensor: myth versus reality
J. Cell Sci. 132, jcs213496 (2019)
Flagella-like beating of a single microtubule
Nano Lett. 19, 53359-3363 (2019)
Physical limits of flow sensing in the left-right organizer
eLife 6, e25078 (2017)
Working stroke of the kinesin-14, ncd, comprises two substeps of different direction
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, E6582–E6589 (2016).
Optimal shapes of surface slip driven self-propelled microswimmers
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 128105 (2012)
Finding the ciliary beating pattern with optimal efficiency
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 15727-15732 (2011)
Self-assembled artificial cilia
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 1844-1847 (2010)
Hydrodynamic flow patterns and synchronization of beating cilia
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 058102 (2006)