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PhD projects

Modeling and simulations of solutions of active polymers Modeling and simulations of suspensions of self-propelled particles Modeling and simulations of flagellar propulsion Modeling and simulations of mechanical stigmergy Particle-based mesoscale simulations of complex fluids

20022019

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Research Output

2019

CRISP2 Is a Regulator of Multiple Aspects of Sperm Function and Male Fertility

Lim, S., Kierzek, M., O'Connor, A. E., Brenker, C., Merriner, D. J., Okuda, H., Volpert, M., Gaikwad, A., Bianco, D., Potter, D., Prabhakar, R., Strünker, T. & O'Bryan, M. K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Endocrinology. 160, 4, p. 915-924 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of internal power distribution in sperm flagella from measurements of beat patterns

Nandagiri, A., Gaikwad, A., Potter, D., Soria, J., O'Bryan, M., Jadhav, S. & Prabhakar, R., 30 Jul 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
2018

Linear stability of an active fluid interface

Nagilla, A., Prabhakar, R. & Jadhav, S., 1 Feb 2018, In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 2, 7 p., 022109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Effect of stretching-induced changes in hydrodynamic screening on coil-stretch hysteresis of unentangled polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P., Sasmal, C., Nguyen, D. A., Sridhar, T. & Prakash, J. R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Physical Review Fluids. 2, 1, 8 p., 011301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Influence of stretching induced self-concentration and self-dilution on coil-stretch hysteresis and capillary thinning of unentangled polymer solutions

Prabhakar, R., Gadkari, S., Gopesh, T. & Shaw, M. J., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Rheology. 60, 3, p. 345-366 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Extensional viscosity of copper nanowire suspensions in an aqueous polymer solution

McDonnell, A. G., Jason, N. N., Yeo, L. Y-M., Friend, J. R., Cheng, W. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 41, p. 8076 - 8082 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Motility induced changes in viscosity of suspensions of swimming microbes in extensional flows

McDonnell, A. G., Tilvawala, G. C., Lo, C. Y. J., O'Bryan, M. K., Yeo, L. Y-M., Friend, J. R. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 23, p. 4658 - 4668 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Significance of thermal fluctuations and hydrodynamic interactions in receptor-ligand-mediated adhesive dynamics of a spherical particle in wall-bound shear flow

Ramesh, K. V., Thaokar, R., Jagadeeshan, R. P. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Physical Review E . 91, 2, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Self-organization of bacterial biofilms is facilitated by extracellular DNA

Gloag, E. S., Turnbull, L., Huang, A., Vallotton, P., Wang, H., Nolan, L., Mililli, L., Hunt, C. J., Lu, J., Osvath, S., Monahan, L., Cavaliere, R., Charles, I., Wand, M. P., Gee, M., Ranganathan, P. & Whitchurch, C. B., 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 28, p. 11541 - 11546 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
135 Citations (Scopus)
2011

ADMiER-ing thin but complex fluids

McDonnell, A. G. M., Bhattacharjee, P. K., Pan, S., Hill, D., Danquah, M., Friend, J., Yeo, L. & Prabhakar, R., 2011, Proceedings of the SPIE - Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices: 5–7 December 2011, Hawthorn, Australia. Juodkazis, S. & Gu, M. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington: SPIE, 7 p. 82040I. (SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. Proceedings; vol. 8204).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearch

A new empirical viscosity model for ceramic suspensions

Amini Horri, B., Ranganathan, P., Selomulya, C. & Wang, H., 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 66, 12, p. 2798 - 2806 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of helicity on wrapping and bundling of semi-flexible filaments twirled in a viscous fluid

Clark, S. A. & Ranganathan, P., 2011, In : Soft Matter. 7, p. 5536 - 5539 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Extensional flow of low-viscosity fluids in capillary bridges formed by pulsed surface acoustic wave jetting

Bhattacharyya, P., McDonnell, A., Ranganathan, P., Yeo, L. & Friend, J., 2011, In : New Journal of Physics. 13, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-rheology near fluid interfaces

Wang, G., Ranganathan, P., Gao, Y. & Sevick, E., 2011, In : Journal of Optics. 13, 4, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Hydrodynamic mobility of an optically trapped colloidal particle near fluid-fluid interfaces

Wang, G., Ranganathan, P. & Sevick, E., 2009, In : Physical Review Letters. 103, 24, p. 1 - 4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Segmentation and tracking individual pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in dense populations of motile cells

Vallotton, P., Sun, C., Wang, D., Turnbull, L., Whitchurch, C. & Ranganathan, P., 2009, 2009 24th International Conference Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, IVCNZ 2009 - Conference Proceedings. p. 221-225 5 p. 5378409

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Coarse-Graining Hydrodynamic Interactions in Isolated Polymer Molecules in Solution

Ranganathan, P., 2008, Proceedings of the XXII International Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Denier, J., Finn, M. & Mattner, T. (eds.). Adelaide SA Australia: ICTAM, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Evaluation of the Gaussian Blob Model for Coarse-Graining Hydrodynamic Interactions in Isolated Polymer Molecules

Ranganathan, P., 2008, Proceedings of the XVth Internatinal Congress on Rheology, AP Conference Proceedings. Co, A., Leal, L. G., Colby, R. H. & Giacomin, A. J. U. (eds.). New York, USA: American Institute of Physics, Vol. 1027. p. 309 - 311 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Fluctuation Theorems

Sevick, E. M., Ranganathan, P., Williams, S. R. & Searles, D. J., 2008, In : Annual Review of Physical Chemistry. 59, p. 603 - 633 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

158 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Coarse-graining intramolecular hydrodynamic interaction in dilute solutions of flexible polymers

Ranganathan, P., Sevick, E. M. & Williams, D. R. M., 2007, In : Physical Review E . 76, 1, p. 011809-1 - 011809-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Rheological observation of glassy dynamics of dilute polymer solutions near the coil-stretch transition in elongational flows

Sridhar, T., Nguyen, D. A., Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2007, In : Physical Review Letters. 98, 16, p. 16 - 20 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)
2006
16 Citations (Scopus)

Gaussian approximation for finitely extensible beadspring chains with hydrodynamic interaction

Prabhakar, R. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2006, In : Journal of Rheology. 50, 4, p. 561 - 593 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
2005

A fast and accurate model for predicting the behaviour of dilute polymer solutions in complex flows

Prabhakar, R. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2005, Proceedings of CHEMECA 2005. Brisbane Qld Australia: Institution of Engineers Australia, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2004

A successive fine-graining scheme for predicting the rheological properties of dilute polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P., Jagadeeshan, R. P. & Sridhar, T., 2004, In : Journal of Rheology. 48, 6, p. 1251 - 1278 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the universal dynamics of dilute polymer solutions in extensional flows

Ranganathan, P., Sunthar, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, In : Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 339, 1-2, p. 34 - 39 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Fast and accurate closure approximations for bead-spring models of dilute polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, In : ANZIAM Journal. 46, 5 ELECTRONIC SUPPL., p. C379 - C393 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling the stress-conformational hysteresis in uniaxial extensional flows of dilute polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, Proceedings of the XIVth International Conference on Rheology. Lee, J. W. & Lee, S. J. (eds.). Seoul South Korea: The Korean Society of Rheology, p. MS18-1 - MS18-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Rescaling of excluded volume and hydrodynamic interaction parameters in bead spring chain models with finitely extensible springs

Sunthar, P., Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, Proceddings of the XIVth International conference on Rheology. Lee, J. W. & Lee, S. J. (eds.). Seoul South Korea: The Korean Society of Rheology, p. PS08-1 - PS08-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2003

Comments on "An artificial neural network as a model for chaotic behavior of a three-phase fluidized bed" [Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 13 (2002) 353-362] (multiple letters)

Beh, C. C. K., Ranganathan, P., Otawara, K., Fan, L. T., Tsutsumi, A., Yano, T., Kuramoto, K. & Yoshida, K., 1 Aug 2003, In : Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 17, 5, p. 985-987 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

2002

Rheological behaviour of FENE dumbbells with excluded volume interactions in simple shear and uniaxial extensional flows

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2002, Proceedings of the 9th APCChe Congress and CHEMECA 2002. Gostomski, P. A. & Morison, K. R. (eds.). Christchurch New Zealand: University of Canterbury, p. 428 - 446 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Viscometric functions for hookean dumbbells with excluded volume and hydrodynamic interactions

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2002, In : Journal of Rheology. 46, 5, p. 1191 - 1220 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)