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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 162 Citations 89,752 648 World Ranking 34 National Ranking 19

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For discoveries of complex fluids, colloids, and emulsions, which have resulted in new products and companies.

2010 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2010 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1993 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For the study of novel classical physics in complex systems, emphasizing aggregation and light scattering of colloids, dynamics in multiplying media, and enhanced optical scattering from surface adsorbates

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Gene
  • Polymer

His primary areas of study are Nanotechnology, Microfluidics, Colloid, Biophysics and Optics. His Nanotechnology course of study focuses on Polymer and Vesicle. His Microfluidics study incorporates themes from Fluidics and Drop.

The concepts of his Colloid study are interwoven with issues in Chemical physics, Fractal dimension, Phase and Kinetic energy. His Biophysics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Cell, Cytoskeleton, Rheology, Microscopy and Stiffness. His work deals with themes such as Condensed matter physics and Dynamic light scattering, which intersect with Optics.

His most cited work include:

  • Highly Parallel Genome-wide Expression Profiling of Individual Cells Using Nanoliter Droplets (3597 citations)
  • Droplet Barcoding for Single-Cell Transcriptomics Applied to Embryonic Stem Cells (1881 citations)
  • Monodisperse Double Emulsions Generated from a Microcapillary Device (1610 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

David A. Weitz mainly focuses on Nanotechnology, Microfluidics, Colloid, Chemical engineering and Chemical physics. His Nanotechnology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Biophysics and Polymer. His Microfluidics research incorporates themes from Emulsion, Mechanics, Drop and Dispersity.

Colloid is frequently linked to Composite material in his study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (27.22%)
  • Microfluidics (23.91%)
  • Colloid (13.61%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Microfluidics (23.91%)
  • Nanotechnology (27.22%)
  • Chemical engineering (11.20%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Microfluidics, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Mechanics and Polymer. David A. Weitz has researched Microfluidics in several fields, including Drop, Nucleic acid, Biophysics, Dispersity and Aqueous solution. His research in Biophysics intersects with topics in Intracellular and Cytoskeleton.

Particularly relevant to Nanoparticle is his body of work in Nanotechnology. His Chemical engineering research incorporates elements of Membrane and Porous medium. His research on Mechanics often connects related areas such as Capillary action.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Massively parallel single-nucleus RNA-seq with DroNc-seq (462 citations)
  • Clonal evolution in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia developing resistance to BTK inhibition (176 citations)
  • Scaling by shrinking: empowering single-cell 'omics' with microfluidic devices (161 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Gene
  • Polymer

David A. Weitz focuses on Microfluidics, Nanotechnology, Dispersity, Chemical engineering and Emulsion. The study incorporates disciplines such as Tissue engineering, Wetting, Biomolecule, Mechanics and Capillary action in addition to Microfluidics. The concepts of his Nanotechnology study are interwoven with issues in Self-healing hydrogels, Polymer and Microscale chemistry.

His Dispersity research incorporates elements of Drop and Nozzle. He works mostly in the field of Chemical engineering, limiting it down to concerns involving Membrane and, occasionally, Oxide and Polymersome. His Emulsion study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Cell encapsulation and Amphiphile.

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Top Publications

Highly Parallel Genome-wide Expression Profiling of Individual Cells Using Nanoliter Droplets

Evan Z. Macosko;Evan Z. Macosko;Anindita Basu;Anindita Basu;Rahul Satija;Rahul Satija;James Nemesh;James Nemesh.
Cell (2015)

3119 Citations

Colloidosomes: Selectively Permeable Capsules Composed of Colloidal Particles

A. D. Dinsmore;Ming F. Hsu;M. G. Nikolaides;Manuel Marquez.
Science (2002)

2124 Citations

Monodisperse Double Emulsions Generated from a Microcapillary Device

A. S. Utada;E. Lorenceau;D. R. Link;P. D. Kaplan.
Science (2005)

2055 Citations

Three-Dimensional Direct Imaging of Structural Relaxation Near the Colloidal Glass Transition

Eric R. Weeks;J. C. Crocker;Andrew C. Levitt;Andrew Schofield.
Science (2000)

1946 Citations

Droplet Barcoding for Single-Cell Transcriptomics Applied to Embryonic Stem Cells

Allon M. Klein;Linas Mazutis;Linas Mazutis;Ilke Akartuna;Naren Tallapragada.
Cell (2015)

1683 Citations

Optical measurements of frequency-dependent linear viscoelastic moduli of complex fluids.

T. G. Mason;T. G. Mason;D. A. Weitz.
Physical Review Letters (1995)

1479 Citations

Geometrically Mediated Breakup of Drops in Microfluidic Devices

D R Link;Shelley L Anna;D A Weitz;H A Stone.
Physical Review Letters (2004)

1274 Citations

Novel Colloidal Interactions in Anisotropic Fluids

Philippe Poulin;Holger Stark;T. C. Lubensky;D. A. Weitz.
Science (1997)

1246 Citations

Diffusing wave spectroscopy

D. J. Pine;D. J. Pine;D. A. Weitz;D. A. Weitz;P. M. Chaikin;P. M. Chaikin;E. Herbolzheimer;E. Herbolzheimer.
Physical Review Letters (1988)

1207 Citations

Elastic Behavior of Cross-Linked and Bundled Actin Networks

ML Gardel;Jennifer Hyunjong Shin;FC MacKintosh;L Mahadevan.
Science (2004)

1178 Citations

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