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Dr. Jeff Darabi


Dr. Jeff Darabi - Professor and Graduate Program Director

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
School of Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1805
Room: EB2035
Tel: (618)650-3382


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2000
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1997

Research Interests

  • MEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics
  • Biomicrofluidics
  • Nanoengineered energy and thermal systems
  • Multiphysics modeling (coupled fluid, electromagnetic, and thermal fields)

Select Publications

  • Darabi, J. and C. Guo, Continuous isolation of monocytes using a magnetophoretic-based microfluidic Chip, Biomedical Microdevices, 18 (5), 1-10 (2016), DOI 10.1007/s10544-016-0105-8.
  • Gholami Derami, H, Vundavilli, R., Darabi, J., Experimental and computational study of gas bubble removal in a microfluidic system using nanofibrous membranes, Microsystem Technologies (2016), DOI 10.1007/s00542-016-3020-2.
  • Ghanbari, S. and Darabi, J., Fabrication and Material Characterization of Copper and Copper-CNT Micropillars, Mater. Res. Express 2 (2015) 075501
  • Hale, C. and Darabi, J., Magnetophoretic-based microfluidic device for DNA isolation, Biomicrofluidics 8, 044118 (2014);
  • Darabi, J and C. Guo, On-chip magnetophoretic isolation of CD4+T cells from blood, Biomicrofluidics 7, 054106 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4821628.
  • Ghajar, M. and Darabi, J., Evaporative Heat Transfer Analysis of a Micro Loop Heat Pipe with Rectangular Grooves, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 79 (2014), 51–59.
  • Sen, A K, Darabi, J, Knapp, D R, Analysis of droplet generation in electrospray using a carbon fiber based microfluidic emitter, ASME J Fluids Engineering, 133 (2011) 1-8.
  • Sen, A K, Darabi, J, Knapp, D R, A fluidic interconnection system for polymer based microfluidic devices, J. Microsystems Technologies, 16 (2010), 617-623.

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