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Journal Papers

80. AlphaFlow: autonomous discovery and optimization of multi-step chemistry using a self-driven fluidic lab guided by reinforcement learning

A. A. Volk, R. W. Epps, D. T. Yonemoto, B. S. Masters, F. N. Castellano, K. G. Reyes, and M. AbolhasaniNature Communications, 2023, Accepted.


79. The Rise of Self-Driving Labs in Chemical and Materials Sciences

M. Abolhasani* and E. KumachevaNature Synthesis, 2022, Accepted.


78. Accelerated Photostability Studies of Colloidal Quantum Dots

H. Morshedian and M. AbolhasaniSolar RRL2023, Accepted.

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77. Role of AI in Experimental Materials Science

M. Abolhasani and K. A. BrownMRS Bulletin2023, Accepted.


76. Accelerated Multi-Stage Synthesis of Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots in Modular Flow Reactors

R. W. Epps, F. D. Licona, H. Yang, T. Kim, A. A. Volk,  S. Han, S. Jun, and M. AbolhasaniAdvanced Materials Technologies, 2023, 8 (4), 2201845.

Highlight: Selected for the inside back cover of the issue.

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74. Intensified Hydrogenation in Flow Using a Poly(β-cyclodextrin) Network-Supported Catalyst

B. A. Davis, J. A. Bennett, J. Genzer, K. Efimenko, and M. AbolhasaniACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2022, 10 (48), 15987–15998.

73. Recyclable Cooperative Catalyst for Accelerated Hydroaminomethylation of Hindered Amines in a Continuous Segmented Flow Reactor

M. Y. S. Ibrahim and M. AbolhasaniNature Communications2022, 13, 2441.

Highlight: Featured in Interesting Engineering, Phys.Org, Science Daily, NC State News, EurekAlert!, and 10 other news outlets.

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72. Continuous Room-Temperature Hydrogen Release from Liquid Organic Carriers in a Photocatalytic Packed-Bed Flow Reactor

M. Y. S. Ibrahim, J. A. Bennett, and M. AbolhasaniChemSusChem, 2022, 15 (14), e202200733.

Highlight: Selected for the front cover of the issue. Featured in Hydrogen Central, AZO CleanTech, The Engineer, Futurity, Morning News, Tech Explore, Science Daily, ScienMAG, Mirage, NC State News, EurekAlert!, ETF Trends, WRAL TechWire, and 30 other news outlets.


71. Flexible Homogeneous Hydroformylation: On-Demand Tuning of Aldehyde Branching with a Cyclic Fluorophosphite Ligand

M. Y. S. Ibrahim, J. A. Bennett, D. Mason, J. Rodgers, and M. AbolhasaniJournal of Catalysis,

2022, 409, 105-117.

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69. Flow Synthesis of Single and Mixed Metal Oxides

Z. S. Campbell, S. Baro, Y. Gao, F. Li, and M. AbolhasaniChemistry-Methods, 2022, 2 (8), e202200007.

Highlight: Selected for the front cover of the issue.

Featured in ChemistryViews.

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68. Flow Chemistry: A Sustainable Voyage Through the Chemical Universe en Route to Smart Manufacturing

A. A. Volk, Z. S. Campbell, M. Y. S. Ibrahim, J. A. Bennett, and M. AbolhasaniAnnual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2022, 13, 45-72.

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67. Autonomous Nanocrystal Doping by Self-Driving Fluidic Micro-Processors

F. Bateni, R. W. Epps, K. Antami, R. Dargis, J. A. Bennett, K. G. Reyes, and M. Abolhasani,

Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2022, 4 (5), 2200017.

Highlight: Selected for the inside front cover of the issue. Featured in Futurity, Interesting Engineering, The Science Advisory Board, WRAL Techwire, Phys.Org, Science Daily, NC State News, EurekAlert!, Nanowerk, Control Engineering, AZO Robotics, and 10 other news outlets.


66. CsPbI3 Nanocrystals Go with the Flow: From Formation Mechanism to Continuous Nanomanufacturing

K. Antami, F. Bateni, M. Ramezani, C. E. Hauke, F. N. Castellano, and M. Abolhasani, Advanced Functional Materials, 2022, 32 (6), 2108687.

Highlight: Selected for the Frontispiece.


65. Modern Nanoscience: Convergence of AI, Robotics, and Colloidal Synthesis

R. W. Epps and M. Abolhasani, Applied Physics Reviews, 2021, 8(4), 041316.


64. Universal self-driving laboratory for accelerated discovery of materials and molecules

R. W. Epps, A. A. Volk,  M. Y. S. Ibrahim, and M. Abolhasani, Chem, 2021, 7 (10), 2541-2545.


63. Intensified Recovery of Switchable Hydrophilicity Solvents in Flow

S. Han, M. Y. S. Ibrahim, and M. Abolhasani, Chemical Communications, 2021, 57 (86), 11310-11313.

Highlight: Selected for the front cover.


62. A Versatile Compact Parahydrogen Membrane Reactor

P. TomHon, S. Han, S. Lehmkuhl, S. Appelt, E. Y. Chekmenev, M. Abolhasani, and T. Theis, ChemPhysChem, 2021 (Accepted), Advance Article.


61. Continuous Biphasic Chemical Processes in a Four-Phase Segmented Flow Reactor

A. A. Volk, R. W. Epps, D. T. Yonemoto, F. N. Castellano, and M. Abolhasani, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2021, 6(8), 1367-1375.

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60. Ultrafast Cation Doping of Perovskite Quantum Dots in Flow

F. Bateni*, R. W. Epps*, K. Abdel-Latif, R. Dargis, S. Han, A. A. Volk, M. Ramezani, T. Cai, O. Chen, and M. Abolhasani, Matter, 2021, 4(7), 2429-2447.

* Authors contributed equally.


59. Continuous Ligand-Free Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions in a Cartridge Flow Reactor Using a Gel-Supported Catalyst

J. A. Bennett*, B. A. Davis*, M. Ramezani, J. Genzer, K. Efimenko, and M. Abolhasani, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2021, 60(26), 9418-9428.

* Authors contributed equally.

Highlight: Part of the I&EC Research special issue for the 2021 Class of Influential Researchers.


58. Autonomous Flow Reactors for Discovery and Invention

A. A. Volk and M. Abolhasani, Trends in Chemistry, 2021, 3(7), 519-522.

Highlight: Selected for the front cover.


57. Intensified Continuous Extraction of Switchable Hydrophilicity Solvents Triggered by Carbon Dioxide

S. Han, M. Ramezani, P. Tomhon, K. Abdel-Latif, R. W. Epps, T. Theis, and M. Abolhasani, Green Chemistry, 2021, 23(8), 2900-2906.

Highlight: Selected for the inside front cover.


55. Accelerated AI Development for Autonomous Materials Synthesis in Flow

R. W. Epps, A. A. Volk, K. G. Reyes, and M. Abolhasani, Chemical Science2021, 12 (17), 6025-6036.

Highlight: Selected for the inside front cover.

Featured in CEP, Interested Engineering, The Science Advisory Board, WRAL Techwire, Phys.Org, Science Daily, NC State News, EurekAlert!, Nanowerk, Control Engineering, AZO Robotics, and 10 other news outlets.

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54. Continuous Flow Solar Desorption of CO2 from Aqueous Amines

Z. S. Campbell, S. Han, S. Marre, and M. Abolhasani, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2021, 9(6), 2570–2579.


53. Self-Driven Multi-Step Quantum Dot Synthesis Enabled by Autonomous Robotic Experimentation in Flow

K. Abdel-Latif*, R. W. Epps*, F. Bateni, S. Han, K. G. Reyes, and M. Abolhasani, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2021, 3(2), 2000245.

* Authors contributed equally.

Featured in Advanced Science News, Phys.Org, Science Daily, The Engineer, WRAL Tech Wire, EurekAlert!,

Highlight: Selected for the inside back cover.


51. Microfluidic Synthesis of Semiconductor Materials: Towards Accelerated Materials Development in Flow

Z. S. Campbell, F. Bateni, A. A. Volk, K. Abdel-Latif, and M. Abolhasani, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2020, 37(12), 2000256.


50. Facile Synthesis of a Color-Tunable Microcrystal Phosphor for Anti-Counterfeit Applications

C. Shi, X. Shen, Y. Zhu, X. Li, Z. Pang, M. Ge*, and M. Abolhasani*, ACS Omega, 2020, 5(50), 32420–32425.


49. Flow Synthesis of Metal Halide Perovskite Quantum Dots: From Rapid Parameter Space Mapping to AI-Guided Modular Manufacturing

K. Abdel-Latif*, F. Bateni*, S. Crouse, and M. Abolhasani, Matter, 2020, 3(4), 1053-1086. 

* Authors contributed equally.


48. Colloidal Quantum Dot Photovoltaics: Current Progress and Path to GW-Scale Enabled by Smart Manufacturing

A. Kirmani, J. M. Luther, M. Abolhasani, and A. Amassian, ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5(9), 3069–3100.

Highlight: Selected for the front cover.


47. Network-Supported, Metal-Mediated Catalysis: Progress and Perspective

J. A. Bennett*, B. A. Davis*, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer, and M. Abolhasani, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 5(10), 1892-1902.

* Authors contributed equally.


45. Accelerating Gas-Liquid Chemical Reactions in Flow


S. Han, M. Kashfipour, M. Ramezani, and M. Abolhasani, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56(73), 10593-10606

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44. Highly Efficient 1-Octene Hydroformylation at Low Syngas Pressure: From Single-Droplet Screening to Continuous Flow Synthesis


K. Raghuvanshi, C. Zhu, M. Ramezani, S. Menegatti, E. E. Santiso, D. Mason, J. Rodgers, M. E. Janka, and M. Abolhasani, ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10 (14), 7535–7542.

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41. An Automated Flow Chemistry Platform to Decouple Mixing and Reaction Times


R. W. Epps, A. A. Volk, K. Abdel-Latif, and M. Abolhasani, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2020,5 (7), 1212-1217.


Highlight: Selected for the cover of the Issue.

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40. Multi- Responsive Luminescence Materials: Richer Color Than Chameleon Materials


C. Shi, X. Hou, X. Shen, Y. Zhu, X. Li, Z. Pang, M. Ge*, and M. Abolhasani*, Advanced Optical Materials, 2020, 8 (12), 2000007. 

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38. Continuous Flow Synthesis of Phase Transition-Resistant Titania Microparticles with Tunable Morphologies


Z. S. Campbell, D. Jackson, J. Lustik, A. K. Al-Rashdi, J. A. Bennett, F. Li, and M. Abolhasani, RSC Advances, 2020, 10(14), 8340-8347.


36. Minireview: Flow Chemistry Studies of High-Pressure Gas-Liquid Reactions with Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen


M. Ramezani*, M. Kashfipour*, and M. Abolhasani, Journal of Flow Chemistry, 2020, 10(1), 93-101.

* Authors contributed equally.


35. Role of Continuous Flow Processes in Green Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals and Specialty Chemicals


J. A. Bennett*, Z. S. Campbell*, and M. Abolhasani*, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2019, 26, 9-19.

* Authors contributed equally.


34. A low-cost, non-invasive phase velocity and length meter and controller for multiphase lab-in-a-tube devices


C. B. Kerr*, R. W. Epps*, and M. Abolhasani, Lab on a Chip, 2019, 19(12), 2107-2113.

* Authors contributed equally.


33. Facile Room Temperature Anion Exchange Reactions of Inorganic Perovskite Quantum Dots Enabled by a Modular Microfluidic Platform


K. Abdel-Latif*, R. W. Epps*, C. B. Kerr, C. Papa, F. M. Castellano, and M. Abolhasani, Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29 (23), 1900712.

* Authors contributed equally.

Highlight: Selected as the Frontispiece of the issue.


Featured in C&EN, Create Digital, The Science Times, The EngineerPhys.Org, Science Daily, Edgy, eeNEWS, NanoMagazine, WRAL Tech WireEurekAlert!, Nanowerk, and Control Engineering,

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32. Continuous Synthesis of Elastomeric Macroporous Microbeads

J. A. Bennett, Z. S. Campbell, and M. Abolhasani, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, 4(2), 254-260.


Highlight: Selected for the back cover of the issue.

Reaction Chemistry & Emerging Investigators Issue.


31. Continuous Synthesis of Monodisperse Yolk-Shell Titania Microspheres


Z. S. Campbell, M. Parker, J. A. Bennett, S. Yusuf, A. K. Al-Rashdi, J. Lustik, F. Li, and M. Abolhasani*, Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30 (24), pp 8948–8958

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30. Flow Chemistry-Enabled Studies of Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation Reactions

C. Zhu, K. Raghuvanshi, C. W. Coley, D. Mason, J. Rodgers, M. E. Janka, and M. Abolhasani, Chemical Communications, 2018, 54(62), 8567-8570.


Highlight: Selected for the inside front cover of Chemical Communications.

Featured in CEP Magazine (AIChE), WRAL Tech Wire, NC State News,, EurekAlert!, R&D Magazine, Lab Manager, and AZOM Materials.


Supplementary Video:

Automated flow chemistry platform for high-throughput screening of Rhodium-catalyzed hydroformylation reactions.

28. Microfluidic Synthesis of Elastomeric Microparticles: A Case Study in Catalysis of Palladium-Mediated Cross-Coupling

J. A. Bennett, A. Kristof, V. Vasudevan, J. Genzer, J. Srogl, and M. Abolhasani, AIChE Journal,  2018, 64(8), 3188-3197.



Highlight: Selected as the Editor's Choice and was featured on the front cover of the inaugural Futures issue.

Featured in NC State News,, ChEnected, Manufacturing Ideas to Watch,   EurekAlert!, Spectroscopy Nowand The Engineer UK


Supplementary Video:

Microfluidic synthesis of elastomeric microparticles with tunable size and mechanical properties

27. Studies of Shear-induced Alignment of Anisotropic Nanoparticles in a Single-Droplet Oscillatory Microfluidic Platform

M. Alizadehgiashi, A. Khabibullin, Y. Li, E. Prince, M. Abolhasani*, and E. Kumacheva*, Langmuir, 2018, 34 (1), 322–330.

* Co-corresponding author

Highlight: Selected for the front cover of the issue.

26. In-Situ Microfluidic Study of Biphasic Nanocrystal Ligand-Exchange Reactions Using an Oscillatory Flow Reactor

M. Abolhasani*, Y. Shen*, Y. Chen, L. Xie, L. Yang, C. W. Coley, M. G. Bawendi, and K. F. Jensen, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56 (51), 16333-16337.

* Authors contributed equally.

22. Segmented Flow Platform for On-Demand Medicinal Chemistry and Compound Synthesis in Oscillating Droplets


Y. Hwang, C. W. Coley,  M. Abolhasani, A. Marzinzik, G. Koch, C. Spanka, H. Lehmann, and       K. F. Jensen, Chemical Communications2017, 53 (49), 6649-6652.

21. A Study of Extraction and Recycling of Switchable Hydrophilicity Solvent in an Oscillatory Microfluidic Platform

G. Lestari, M. Alizadehgiashi, M. Abolhasani*, and E. Kumacheva*, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering2017, 5 (5), 4304-4310.

* Co-corresponding author

20. Oscillatory Multiphase Flow Strategy for Chemistry and Biology

M. Abolhasani and K. F. Jensen, Lab on a Chip, 2016, 16 (15), 2775-2784.

19. A Microfluidic Study of Liquid-Liquid Extraction Mediated by Carbon Dioxide

G. Lestari, A. Salari, M. Abolhasani*, and E. Kumacheva*, Lab on a Chip2016, 16 (14), 2710-2718. 

* Co-corresponding author

18. Multiphase Oscillatory Flow Strategy for in Situ Measurement and Screening of Partition Coefficients

M. Abolhasani, C. W. Coley, and K. F. Jensen, Analytical Chemistry2015, 87 (21), 11130–11136.  

17. Oscillatory Microprocessor for Growth and in Situ Characterization of Semiconductor Nanocrystals

M. Abolhasani, C. W. Coley, L. Xie, O. Chen, M. G. Bawendi, and K. F. Jensen, Chemistry of Materials2015, 27 (17), 6131–6138.  

Highlight: Selected for the virtual issue between ACS Combinatorial Science and Chemistry of Materials: ACS Materials Genomics

16. Oscillatory Three-Phase Flow Reactor for Studies of Bi-Phasic Catalytic Reactions

M. Abolhasani, N. C. Bruno, and K. F. Jensen, Chemical Communications2015, 51 (43), 8916-8919.  

Highlight: Selected for the cover of the issue.

15. Peclet Number Dependence of Mass Transfer in Microscale Segmented Gas-Liquid Flow

M. Abolhasani, E. Kumacheva, and A. Guenther, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2015, 54 (36), 9046–9051.  

14. Characterization and Modeling of Multiphase Flow in Structured Microreactors: A Post Microreactor Case Study

L. Yang, Y. Shi, M. Abolhasani, and K. F. Jensen, Lab on a Chip2015, 15 (15), 3232-3241.  

13. An Exploratory Microfluidic Approach to Photopolymerized Polymer-Inorganic Nanocomposite Films

V. Rajendra, H. Therien-Aubin, M. Abolhasani, M. Villalabos, and E. Kumacheva, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering2015, 300 (11), 1071-1078.  

12. Microfluidic Studies of Carbon Dioxide

M. Abolhasani, A. Guenther, and E. Kumacheva, Angewandte Chemie International Edition2014, 53 (31), 7992-8002.  

11. Switchable Water (SW): Microfluidic Investigation of CO2-Mediated Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation

M. Abolhasani*, G. Lestari*, D. Bennett, P. Chase, A. Guenther, and E. Kumacheva, Journal of the American Chemical Society2014, 136 (34), 11972–11979.  

Highlighted in and WaterOnline.

* Authors contributed equally.

10. Shaken and Stirred: Oscillatory Segmented Flow for Controlled Size-Evolution of Colloidal Nanomaterials

M. Abolhasani, A. Oskooei, A. Klinkova, E. Kumacheva, and A. Guenther, Lab on a Chip2014, 14 (13), 2309-2318.  

9. Microfluidic Generation of Composite Biopolymer Microgels with Tunable Compositions and Mechanical Properties

M. Chau, M. Abolhasani, H. Thérien-Aubin, Y. Li, Y. Wang, D. Velasco, E. Tumarkin, A. Ramachandran, and E. Kumacheva, BioMacromolecules2014, 15 (7), 2419–2425.  

8. Microfluidic Studies of CO2 Sequestration by Frustrated Lewis Pairs


M. Abolhasani*, D. Voicu*, R. Choueiri, G. Lestari, C. Seiler, G. Menard, J. Greener, A. Guenther, D. W. Stephan, and E. Kumacheva, Journal of the American Chemical Society2014, 136 (10), 3875-3880.  

* Authors contributed equally.

7. Evaluation of Priming the Ahmed Glaucoma Valve: Pressure Required and Effect of Over-Priming

J. Cheng, M. Abolhasani, L. Beltran, Y. M. Buys, and G. E. Trope, Journal of Glaucoma2014, 24 (4), e34-e35.  

6. Bubble Gate for in-Plane Flow Control

A. Oskooei, M. Abolhasani, and A. Guenther, Lab on a Chip2013, 13 (13), 2519-2527.  

Highlight: Selected for the back cover of the issue.

5. Exploring a Direct Injection Method for Microfluidic Generation of Polymer Microgels

Y. Wang, E. Tumarkin, D. Velasco, M. Abolhasani, W. Lau, and E. Kumacheva, Lab on a Chip2013, 13 (13), 2547-2553.  

4. Cruise Control for Segmented Flow

M. Abolhasani, M. Singh, E. Kumacheva, and A. Guenther, Lab on a Chip2012, 12 (22), 4787-4795.  

3. Automated Microfluidic Platform for Studies of Carbon Dioxide Dissolution and Solubility in Physical Solvents

M. Abolhasani, M. Singh, E. Kumacheva, and A. Guenther, Lab on a Chip2012, 12 (9), 1611-1618.  

2. Development and Applications of a Microfluidic Reactor with Multiple Reconfigurable Probes

J. Greener, E. Tumarkin, M. Debono, C. Kwan, M. Abolhasani, A. Guenther, E. Kumacheva, Analyst2012, 137 (2), 444-450.  

1. Temperature-Controlled Breathing of Carbon Dioxide Bubbles

E. Tumarkin, Z. Nie, J.I. Park, M. Abolhasani,  J. Greener, B. Sherwood-Lollar, A. Guenther, and E. Kumacheva, Lab on a Chip2011, 11 (20), 3545-3550.  

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