- Program Years: 2014-2018
- Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Field of Study: Computational Materials Science
- Academic Advisor: Alfredo Alexander-Katz
Argonne National Laboratory (2015)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 2013
Tahir, M. A.; Yang, Y. S.; Bhanji, A. N.; Stellacci, F.; Irvine, D. J.; Alexander-Katz, A. "Amphiphilic nanoparticles can drive biomimetic synaptic vesicle fusion," Manuscript in preparation
Tahir, M. A.; Van Lehn, R. C.; Choi, S. H.; Alexander-Katz, A. "Solvent-exposed lipid tail protrusions depend on lipid membrane composition and curvature," BBA Biomembranes 2016, 1858 (6), 1207-1215
M. A. Tahir and H. Vahedi Tafreshi, â€œInfluence of Fiber Orientation on the Through-plane Permeability of Fibrous Media â€, Physics of Fluids, 21, 1-5 (2009).
A. Ashari, T. M. Bucher, H. V. Tafreshi, M. A. Tahir, and M. S. A. Rahman, â€œModeling Fluid Absorption in Thin Fibrous Sheets: Effects of Fiber Orientationâ€, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53, 1750 (2010).
M. A. Tahir, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, S. A. Hosseini, and B. Pourdeyhimi, â€œModeling the Role of Microstructural Parameters in Radiative Heat Transfer through Disordered Fibrous Mediaâ€, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53, 4629-4637 (2010).
Q.Wang, M. A. Tahir, L. Zhang, and X. Zhao, â€œElectro-creasing Instability in Deformed Polymers: Experiment and Theoryâ€, Soft Matter, 7, 6583 (2011).
L. Gao, M. A. Tahir, L. N. Virgin, and B. B. Yellen, â€œMultiplexing Superparamagnetic Beads Using Phase-Modulated Multi-Frequency Ratchetsâ€, Lab on a Chip, 11, 4214-4220 (2011).
M. A. Tahir, L. Gao, L. N. Virgin, and B. B. Yellen, â€œTransport of Superparamagnetic Beads through a Two-Dimensional Potential Energy Landscapeâ€, Physical Review E, 84, 011403 (2011).
Q. Wang, M. A. Tahir, J. Zhang, and X. Zhao, â€œDynamic Electrostatic Lithography: Multiscale On-Demand Patterning on Large-Area Curved Surfacesâ€, Advanced Materials, 24, 1947-1951 (2012).
Y. Ouyang, M. A. Tahir, J. Zang, and X. Zhao, â€œOn the origin of multiplexing capabilities of multi-frequency magnetic ratchetsâ€, Physical Review E, 85, 041407 (2012).
K. Khalil, A. Sagastegui, M. A. Tahir. B. J. Wiley, and B. B. Yellen, â€œBinary colloidal structures assembled through Ising interactionsâ€, Nature Communications, 3, 794, (2012).
M. A. Tahir, F. Nori, and B. B. Yellen, â€œDynamically Tunable Colloidal Bandpass and Bandgap Filtersâ€, Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 134902, (2014).
MIT Polymer Day Best Poster Prize
MADMEC Grand Prize
NSF Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention
NSF Travel Grant to ASME IMECE 2012 Conference
Pratt Research Fellowship
Duke University Dean's List, 2011, 2012
Duke University Research Support Grant