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Malancha Gupta

Malancha Gupta


Assistant Professor
 



Research Topics

  • Functional Polymer Films and Coatings
  • Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • Surface Modification and Patterning
  • Biologically-Inspired Nanomaterials, Composites, and Hydrogels
  • Low-Cost Microfluidic Devices  

Selected Publications

(34) "Patterned Fluoropolymer Barriers for Containment of Organic Solvents within Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices," B. Chen, P. Kwong, M. Gupta, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 12701.

(33) "Solventless Fabrication of Porous-on-Porous Materials," P. Kwong, S. Seidel, M. Gupta, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 9714.

(32) "Effect of Surface Tension, Viscosity, and Process Conditions on Polymer Morphology Deposited at the Liquid–Vapor Interface," P. Haller, L. Bradley, M. Gupta, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 11640.

(31) "Formation of Polymer-Ionic Liquid Gels Using Vapor Phase Precursors," R. Frank-Finney, L. Bradley, M. Gupta, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 6852.

(30) "Formation of Heterogeneous Polymer Films via Simultaneous or Sequential Depositions of Soluble and Insoluble Monomers onto Ionic Liquids," L. Bradley, M. Gupta, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 10448.

(29) "Hybrid Microcavity Humidity Sensor," S. Mehrabani, P. Kwong, M. Gupta, A. M. Armani, Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 102, 241101.

(28) "Simultaneous Polymerization and Solid Monomer Deposition for the Fabrication of Polymer Membranes with Dual-Scale Porosity," S. Seidel, P. Kwong, M. Gupta, Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 2976.

(27) "Responsive Polymer Welds via Solution Casting for Stabilized Self-Assembly," B. Chen, Carson T. Riche, M. Lehmann, M. Gupta, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2012, 4, 6911.

(26) "Vapor Phase Deposition of Functional Polymers onto Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices for Advanced Unit Operations," P. Kwong, M. Gupta, Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84, 10129.

(25) "Encapsulation of Ionic Liquids within Polymer Shells via Vapor Phase Deposition," L.C. Bradley, M. Gupta, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 10276.

(24) "Two-Phase Microfluidic Droplet Flows of Ionic Liquids for the Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles," L.L. Lazarus, C.T. Riche, B.C. Marin, M. Gupta, N. Malmstadt, R. L. Brutchey, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2012, 4, 3077.

(23) "Ultrathin Free-Standing Polymer Films Deposited onto Patterned Ionic Liquids and Silicone Oil," R.J. Frank-Finney, P.D. Haller, M. Gupta, Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 165.

(22) "Self-Assembly of Pillars Modified with Vapor Deposited Polymer Coatings," B. Chen, S. Seidel, H. Hori, M. Gupta, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2011, 3, 4201.

(21) "Directed Deposition of Functional Polymers onto Porous Substrates Using Metal Salt Inhibitors," P. Kwong, C.A. Flowers, M. Gupta, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 10634.

(20) "Vapor Deposition of Cross-linked Fluoropolymer Barrier Coatings onto Pre-assembled Microfluidic Devices," C.T. Riche, B.C. Marin, N. Malmstadt, M. Gupta, Lab on a Chip, 2011, 11, 3049.

(19) "Chemical Vapor Deposition of Polymer Films," S. Seidel, C. Riche, M. Gupta, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, 2011.

(18) "Vapor-Phase Free Radical Polymerization in the Presence of an Ionic Liquid," P.D. Haller, R.J. Frank-Finney, M. Gupta, Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 2653.

(17) “Three-dimensional patterning of porous materials using vapor phase Polymerization,” P. D. Haller, C. A. Flowers, M. Gupta, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 2428.

(16) “Patterned Paper as a Template for the Delivery of Reactants in the Fabrication of Planar Materials,” P.J. Bracher, M. Gupta, G.M. Whitesides, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 4303.

(15) “Patterning Precipitates of Reactions In Paper,” P.J. Bracher, M. Gupta, G.M. Whitesides, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20, 5117.

(14) “Heterogeneous Films of Ionotropic Hydrogels Fabricated from Delivery Templates of Patterned Paper,” P.J. Bracher, M. Gupta, E.T. Mack, G.M. Whitesides, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2009, 1, 1807.

(13) "Measuring Densities of Solids and Liquids Using Magnetic Levitation: Fundamentals," K.A. Mirica, S.S. Shevkoplyas, S.T. Phillips, M. Gupta, G.M. Whitesides, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 10049.

(12) “Shaped Films of Ionotropic Hydrogels Fabricated Using Templates of Patterned Paper,” P.J. Bracher, M. Gupta, G.M. Whitesides, Advanced Materials, 2009, 21, 445.

(11) “Egg Beater as Centrifuge: Isolating Human Plasma from Whole Blood in Resource-poor Settings,” A.P. Wong, M. Gupta, S.S. Shevkoplyas, G.M. Whitesides, Lab on a Chip, 2008, 8, 2032, also featured in Science, Popular Science, and BBC News.

(10) “FLASH: A Rapid Method for Prototyping Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices,” A.W. Martinez, S.T. Phillips, B.J. Wiley, M. Gupta, G.M. Whitesides, Lab on a Chip, 2008, 8, 2146, also featured in Nature Chemistry.

(9) “Surface Modification of High Aspect Ratio Structures with Fluoropolymer Coatings Using Chemical Vapor Deposition,” M. Gupta, K.K. Gleason, Thin Solid Films, 2009, 517, 3547.

(8) “Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) of Conformal Polymeric Nanocoatings for the Surface Modification of High-Aspect-Ratio Pores,” M. Gupta, V. Kapur, N.M. Pinkerton, K.K. Gleason, Chemistry of Materials, 2008, 20, 1646.

(7) “Decorated Electrospun Fibers Exhibiting Superhydrophobicity,” M. Ma, M. Gupta, Z. Li, L. Zhai, K.K. Gleason, R.E. Cohen, M.F. Rubner, G.C. Rutledge, Advanced Materials, 2007, 19, 255.

(6) “Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Poly(Furfuryl Methacrylate),” G. Chen, M. Gupta, K. Chan, K.K. Gleason, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2007, 28, 2205.

(5) “Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) of Polymeric Nanocoatings,” T.P. Martin, K.K.S. Lau, K. Chan, Y. Mao, M. Gupta, W.S. O’Shaughnessy, K.K. Gleason, Surface & Coatings Technology, 2007, 201, 9400.

(4) “Mechanistic Study of the Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) of Poly(1H,1H,2H,2H-Perfluorodecyl Acrylate) (PPFDA) Thin Films,” M. Gupta, K.K. Gleason, Langmuir, 2006, 22, 10047.

(3) “Large Scale Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition of Poly(glycidyl methacrylate) Thin Films,” M. Gupta, K.K. Gleason, Thin Solid Films, 2006, 515, 1579.

(2) “Superhydrophobic Fabrics Produced by Electrospinning and Chemical Vapor Deposition,” M. Ma, Y. Mao, M. Gupta, K.K. Gleason, G.C. Rutledge, Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 9742.

(1) “Conformation and Dynamics of Single DNA in Parallel-Plate Slit Microchannels,” Y.-L. Chen, M.D. Graham, J.J. de Pablo, G.C. Randall, M. Gupta, P.S. Doyle, Physical Review E, 2004, 70, 060901.