In Review

J. L. Hofmann; A. J. Maheshwari; A. M. Sunol; D. Endy; R. N. Zia*, “Ultra-Weak Protein-Protein Interactions Can Modulate Proteome-Wide Searching and Binding.” bioRxiv (2022)


S.M. Fenton, P. Padmanabhan, B.K. Ryu, T.T.D. Nguyen, R.N. Zia, M.E. Helgeson, “Minimal conditions for solidification and thermal processing of colloidal gels.” PNAS 120(25) (2023)

A. M. Sunol*; R. N. Zia, “Confined Brownian Suspensions: Equilibrium Diffusion, Thermodynamics, and Rheology.” J. Rheology, 67 (2), 433–460 (2023)

A. J. Maheshwari; A. M. Sunol; E Gonzalez; D Endy; R. N. Zia, “Colloidal Physics Modeling Reveals How Per-Ribosome Productivity Increases with Growth Rate in Escherichia Coli.” mBio (2022)

B. K. Ryu, S. M. Fenton, T. T. D. Nguyen, M. E. Helgeson, & R. N. Zia*, “Modeling colloidal interactions that predict equilibrium and non-equilibrium states.” J. Chem. Phys. 156(22) (2022)

B. K. Ryu & R. N. Zia*, “Detailed Characterization of Tortuous Networks in Porous Media”, J. Rheology 66(219) (2022)

C. Aponte-Rivera & R. N. Zia*, “The confined Generalized Stokes-Einstein relation and its consequence on intracellular two-point microrheology.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 609 423-433 (2022)

D. E. Huang & R. N. Zia*, “Toward a flow-dependent phase-stability criterion: osmotic pressure in sticky flowing suspensions.” Invited, Special Topic on Depletion Forces and Asakura-Oosawa Theory, J. Chem. Phys. 155, 134113 (2021)

E. G. Gonzalez, C. A. Aponte-Rivera, & R. N. Zia*, “Impact of polydispersity and confinement on diffusion in hydrodynamically interacting colloidal suspensions.” J. Fluid Mech. 925, A35 (2021)

G. J. Ouaknin, Y. Su, & R. N. Zia*, “Parallel accelerated Stokesian dynamics with Brownian motion.” J. Comp. Phys. 442, 110447 (2021)

J. G. Wang & R. N. Zia*, “Vitrification is a spontaneous non-equilibrium transition driven by osmotic pressure.” J. Phys. Condensed Matter, Invited, Special issue on glasses and gels: a crossroad of molecular liquids, polymers and colloids. 33, 184002 (2021)

L.C. Johnson and R.N. Zia*, “Phase mechanics of colloidal gels: osmotic pressure drives non-equilibrium phase separation.” Soft Matter Emerging Investigators 2021, Invited. 17, 3784-3797 (2021)

B. E. Dolata and R. N. Zia*, “Faxén formulas for particles of arbitrary shape and material composition.” J. Fluid Mech. 910, A22 (2021)

J.G. Wang, Q. Li, G. McKenna, and R.N. Zia*, ““Dense diffusion” in colloidal glasses: short-ranged long-time self-diffusion as a mechanistic model for relaxation dynamics.” Soft Matter (2020)

B.E. Dolata and R.N. Zia*, “Heterogeneous dispersions as microcontinuum fluids.” J. Fluid Mech. 888, A28 (2020)

E. Ong*, M. Ramaswamy, R. Niu, N. Lin, A. Shetty, R.N. Zia, G. McKinley, and I. Cohen, ” Stress decomposition in LAOS of dense colloidal suspensions.” J. Rheology 62(2), 343-351 (2020). Invited Article.

D.E. Huang and R.N. Zia*, “Sticky-probe active microrheology: Part 2. The influence of attractions on non-Newtonian flow.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 562, 293-306 (2020)

R. P. Mohanty and R.N. Zia*, “Transient nonlinear microrheology in hydrodynamically interacting colloidal dispersions: flow cessation.” J. Fluid Mech. 884, A14 (2020)

A.J. Maheshwari, A.M. Sunol, E. Gonzalez, D. Endy, and R.N. Zia*, “Colloidal hydrodynamics of biological cells: A frontier spanning two fields.” Phys. Rev. Fluids 4, 110506 (2019)

D.E. Huang and R.N. Zia*, “Sticky, active microrheology: Part 1. Linear-response.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 554, 580-591 (2019)

L.C. Johnson, E. Moghimi, G. Petekidis, and R.N. Zia*, “Influence of structure on the linear response rheology of colloidal gels.” J. Rheol. 63(4), 583-608 (2019)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia, “Toward a nonequilibrium Stokes-Einstein relation via active microrheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloidal dispersions.” J. Colloid & Interface Sci. 539, 388-399 (2019)

J.C. Kuo, J.G. Gandhi, R.N. Zia*, and M.J. Paszek, “Physical biology of the cancer cell glycocalyx.” Nature Physics, 14, 658–669 (2018)

X. Peng, J.G. Wang, Q. Li, D. Chen, R.N. Zia*, and G.B. McKenna, “Exploring the validity of time-concentration superposition in glassy colloids: Experiments & simulations.” Phys. Rev. E 98 062602 (2018)

L.C. Johnson, B.J Landrum and R.N. Zia*, “Yield of reversible colloidal gels during flow startup: Release from kinetic arrest.” Soft Matter (2018)

P. Padmanabhan and R.N. Zia*, “Gravitational collapse of colloidal gels: Non-equilibrium phase separation driven by osmotic pressure.” Soft Matter 14, 3265-3287 (2018)

R.P. Mohanty and R.N. Zia*, “The impact of hydrodynamics on stress formation, relaxation, and memory in colloidal dispersions: Transient, non-linear microrheology” AIChE J., Futures Issue. 64(8), 3198-3214 (2018)

C.A. Aponte-Rivera, Y. Su, and R.N. Zia*, “Equilibrium structure and diffusion in concentrated, hydrodynamically interacting suspensions confined in a spherical cavity.” J. Fluid Mech. 836, 413-450 (2018)

R.N. Zia*, “Active and passive microrheology: Theory and simulation.” Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. 50, 1–33 (2018)

B. E. Dolata and R.N. Zia*, “Non-equilibrium pair interactions in colloidal dispersions.” J. Fluid Mech. 836, 694-739 (2018)

Y. Su, J.W. Swan, and R.N. Zia*, “Pair mobility functions for rigid spheres in concentrated colloidal dispersions: stresslet and straining motion couplings.” J. Chem. Phys., 146(12), 124903 (2017)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia*, “The non-Newtonian rheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloids via active, nonlinear microrheology.” J. Rheol. 61(3), 551-574 (2017)

C.A. Aponte-Rivera and R.N. Zia*, “Simulation of hydrodynamically interacting particles confined by a spherical cavity.” Phys. Rev. Fluids, 1(2), 023301 (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “Force-induced diffusion in suspensions of hydrodynamically interacting colloids.” J. Fluid Mech., 795, 739-783 (2016)

B.J. Landrum, W.B. Russel, and R.N. Zia*, “Delayed yield in colloidal gels: Creep, flow, and re-entrant solid regimes.” J. Rheol., 60(4), 783-807 (2016)

H.C.W. Chu and R.N. Zia*, “Active microrheology of hydrodynamically interacting colloids: Normal stress and entropic energy density.” J. Rheol., 60(4), 755-781 (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “The impact of probe size on measurements of diffusion in active microrheology.” Lab on a Chip – Emerging Investigators Issue, DOI: 10.1039/C6LC00476H, (2016)

N.J. Hoh and R.N. Zia*, “Hydrodynamic diffusion in active microrheology of non-colloidal suspensions: the role of interparticle forces.” J. Fluid Mech., 785, 189-218 (2015)

R.N. Zia*, J.W. Swan, and Y. Su, “Pair mobility functions for rigid spheres in concentrated colloidal dispersions: force, torque, translation, and rotation.” J. Chem. Phys., 143, 224901 (2015)

R.N. Zia*, B.J. Landrum, and W.B. Russel, “A micro-mechanical study of coarsening and rheology of colloidal gels: Cage building, cage hopping, and Smoluchowski’s ratchet.” J. Rheol., 58(5), 1121-1157 (2014)

R.N. Zia and J.F. Brady (Ed. Saverio Spagnolie) 2014 Theoretical Microrheology (Chapter 7 in Complex Fluids in Biological Systems: Experiment, Theory, and Computation). Springer Publishing, New York.

J.W. Swan*, R.N. Zia, and J.F. Brady, “Large amplitude oscillatory microrheology in colloidal dispersions.” J. Rheol., 58(1), 1-41 (2014)

J.W. Swan and R.N. Zia*, “Active microrheology of colloidal dispersions: fixed-velocity versus fixed-force.” Phys. Fluids, 25(8), 083303(1-23) (2013)

N.Y.C. Lin, S. Goyal, X. Cheng, R.N. Zia, F. Escobedo, and I. Cohen*, “Far-from-equilibrium sheared colloidal liquids: Disentangling relaxation, advection, and shear-induced diffusion.” Phys. Rev. E, 88, 062309 (2013)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady, “Stress development, relaxation and memory in colloidal dispersions: transient nonlinear microrheology.” J. Rheol., 57(2), (2013)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady, “Microviscosity, microdiffusivity, and normal stresses.” J. Rheol., 56, 1175-1208 (2012)

J.W. Swan, J.F. Brady, R.S. Moore, L. Dooling, N.J. Hoh, J. Choi, and R.N. Zia. “Modeling hydrodynamic self-propulsion with Stokesian Dynamics. Or teaching Stokesian Dynamics to swim.” Phys. Fluids., 23(7), 071901(1-19) (2011)

R.N. Zia* and J.F. Brady. “Single particle motion in colloids: force-induced diffusion.” J. Fluid Mech., 658, 188-210 (2010)