Nastaran Hashemi

Nastaran Hashemi

Assistant Professor
William March Scholar in Mechanical Engineering

Links

Lab Website

Education

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2008
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic, 1999

Research Interests

Microfluidics
Biosensors
Optofluidics
Bio-N/MEMS:  Design, Modeling, and Fabrication
Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Physics of Micro/Nanoscale Phenomena
Nonlinear Dynamics

Selected Publications

  • N. Hashemi, J.S. Erickson, J.P. Golden, F.S. Ligler, “Optofluidic characterization of marine algae using a microflow cytometer”, Biomicrofluidics, DOI: 10.1063/1.3608136 (2011)  Invited
  • J.S. Erickson, N. Hashemi, J.M. Sullivan, A.D. Weidemann, F.S. Ligler, “In-situ Phytoplankton Analysis:  There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom”, Analytical Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/ac201623k (2011)  Invited
  • N. Hashemi, J.S. Erickson, J.P. Golden, F.S. Ligler, “Microflow Cytometer for optical analysis of phytoplankton”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26, 4263 – 4269 (2011)
  • N. Hashemi, P.B. Howell, J.S. Erickson, J.P. Golden, F.S. Ligler, “Dynamic reversibility of hydrodynamic focusing for recycling sheath fluid”, Lab on a Chip, 10, 1952 – 1959 (2010)
  • N. Hashemi, R. Montazami, “Basins of attraction of tapping mode atomic force microscopy with capillary force interactions”, Applied Physics Letters, 94, 251902 (2009)
  • M. Lee, B. Sung, N. Hashemi, W. Jhe, “Study of nanoscale water cluster by atomic force microscopy”, Faraday Discussions, 141, 415 (2009)
  • N. Hashemi, M.R. Paul, H. Dankowicz, M. Lee, W. Jhe, “The dissipated power in atomic force microscopy due to interactions with a capillary fluid layer”, Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 063518 (2008)
  • N. Hashemi, H. Dankowicz, M.R. Paul, “The nonlinear dynamics of tapping mode atomic force microscopy with capillary force interactions”, Journal of Applied Physics, 103, 093512 (2008)
  • N. Hashemi, N.N. Clark, “Artificial Neural Network as a Predictive Tool for Emissions from Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles in Southern California”, International Journal of Engine Research, 8, 321 – 336 (2007)

Honors and Awards

  • William March Scholar in Mechanical Engineering, 2011-2014
  • ASEE PostDoctoral Fellowship, 2008-2011
  • NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship, 2007
  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship, 2007

Nastaran Hashemi

Assistant Professor
2028 Black Engineering
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
515-294-2877
nastaran@iastate.edu