Mukarram Tahir


Tahir, M. A.; Tafreshi, H. V. “Influence of Fiber Orientation on the Through-plane Permeability of Fibrous Media,” Physics of Fluids 2009, 21, 1-5.

Ashari, A.; Bucher, T. M.; Tafreshi, H. V.; Tahir, M. A.; Rahman, M. S. A. “Modeling Fluid Absorption in Thin Fibrous Sheets: Effects of Fiber Orientation,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, 53, 1750.

Tahir, M. A.; Tafreshi, H. V.; Hosseini, S. A.; Pourdeyhimi, B. “Modeling the Role of Microstructural Parameters in Radiative Heat Transfer through Disordered Fibrous Media,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, 53, 4629-4637.

Wang, Q.; Tahir, M. A.; Zhang, L.; Zhao, X. “Electro-creasing Instability in Deformed Polymers: Experiment and Theory,” Soft Matter 2011, 7, 6583.

Gao, L.; Tahir, M. A.; Virgin, L. N.; Yellen, B. B. “Multiplexing Superparamagnetic Beads Using Phase-Modulated Multi-Frequency Ratchets,” Lab on a Chip 2011, 11, 4214-4220.

Tahir, M. A.; Gao, L.; Virgin, L. N.; Yellen, B. B. “Transport of Superparamagnetic Beads through a Two-Dimensional Potential Energy Landscape,” Physical Review E 2011, 84, 011403.

Wang, Q.; Tahir, M. A.; Zang, J.; Zhao, X. “Dynamic Electrostatic Lithography: Multiscale On-demand Patterning on Large-Area Curved Surfaces,” Advanced Materials 2012, 24, 1947-1951.

Ouyang, Y.; Tahir, M. A.; Yellen, B. B. “On the origin of multiplexing capabilities of multifrequency magnetic ratchets,” Physical Review E 2012, 85, 041407.

Khalil, K.; Sagastegui, A.; Tahir, M. A.; Wiley, B. J.; Yellen, B. B. “Binary colloidal structures assembled through Ising interactions,” Nature Communications 2012, 3, 794.

Tahir, M. A.; Nori, F.; Yellen, B. B. “Dynamically-tunable colloidal band-pass and band-gap filters,” Journal of Applied Physics 2014, 115, 134902.

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

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


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