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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 100 Citations 54,198 489 World Ranking 29 National Ranking 15

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2020 - Fluids Engineering Award, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

2019 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2016 - Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society (APS)

2014 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2011 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2009 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For the development of fundamental concepts and novel applications in microfluidics and for improving the understanding of small-scale, viscous-flow phenomena.

2003 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For pioneering work on the dynamics of complex fluids in smallscale systems


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanics
  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics

His primary areas of study are Mechanics, Drop, Nanotechnology, Microfluidics and Classical mechanics. His Mechanics research includes elements of Surface tension, Thermodynamics and Optics. His Drop research includes themes of Pressure drop, Critical field and Ligand cone angle.

Howard A. Stone works mostly in the field of Nanotechnology, limiting it down to topics relating to Bubble and, in certain cases, Dissolution and Curvature, as a part of the same area of interest. His studies examine the connections between Microfluidics and genetics, as well as such issues in Flow, with regards to Viscosity. His Classical mechanics study combines topics in areas such as Mathematical analysis and Boundary value problem.

His most cited work include:

  • Chaotic Mixer for Microchannels (2578 citations)
  • Formation of dispersions using “flow focusing” in microchannels (1819 citations)

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

Howard A. Stone spends much of his time researching Mechanics, Nanotechnology, Composite material, Microfluidics and Classical mechanics. The various areas that Howard A. Stone examines in his Mechanics study include Drop, Capillary action and Surface tension. Particularly relevant to Wetting is his body of work in Composite material.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (36.66%)
  • Nanotechnology (9.99%)
  • Composite material (9.55%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Mechanics (36.66%)
  • Biophysics (5.73%)
  • Chemical engineering (6.25%)

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

Mechanics, Biophysics, Chemical engineering, Biofilm and Microtubule are his primary areas of study. His Mechanics research incorporates elements of Capillary action and Surface tension. His Biophysics study frequently involves adjacent topics like Cell.

By researching both Biofilm and Verticalization, Howard A. Stone produces research that crosses academic boundaries. His study looks at the relationship between Microtubule and fields such as Nucleation, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Instability study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Self-oscillation and Electrohydrodynamics.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Cell Membranes Resist Flow. (124 citations)
  • Suppressing viscous fingering in structured porous media (52 citations)
  • Viscoplastic Matrix Materials for Embedded 3D Printing. (50 citations)

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

  • Mechanics
  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics

Howard A. Stone mainly investigates Mechanics, Electrolyte, Biophysics, Capillary action and Chemical engineering. His research on Mechanics focuses in particular on Bubble. His Electrolyte research integrates issues from Electrokinetic phenomena, Thermodynamics, Valence, Diffusiophoresis and Ion.

Howard A. Stone combines subjects such as Cell, Biofilm, Nucleation, Microtubule and Vibrio cholerae with his study of Biophysics. His Capillary action study deals with Similarity solution intersecting with Universality. His Chemical engineering research incorporates themes from Adhesive, Zwitterion and Aerosol.

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Best Publications


H.A. Stone;Abraham D. Stroock;A. Ajdari.
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics (2004)

3967 Citations

Chaotic Mixer for Microchannels

Abraham D. Stroock;Stephan K. W. Dertinger;Armand Ajdari;Igor Mezić.
Science (2002)

3618 Citations

Formation of dispersions using “flow focusing” in microchannels

Shelley L. Anna;Nathalie Bontoux;Howard A. Stone.
Applied Physics Letters (2003)

2535 Citations

Formation of droplets and bubbles in a microfluidic T-junction-scaling and mechanism of break-up.

Piotr Garstecki;Piotr Garstecki;Michael J. Fuerstman;Howard A. Stone;George M. Whitesides.
Lab on a Chip (2006)

2098 Citations

Monodisperse Double Emulsions Generated from a Microcapillary Device

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

2055 Citations

Microscopic artificial swimmers

Rémi Dreyfus;Jean Baudry;Marcus L. Roper;Marc Fermigier.
Nature (2005)

1609 Citations

Dynamics of Drop Deformation and Breakup in Viscous Fluids

Howard A. Stone.
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics (1994)

1274 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

The construction of the L3 experiment

B. Adeva;M. Aguilar-Benitez;H. Akbari;J. Alcaraz.
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment (1990)

1077 Citations

Generation of Monodisperse Particles by Using Microfluidics: Control over Size, Shape, and Composition

Shengqing Xu;Zhihong Nie;Minseok Seo;Patrick Lewis.
Angewandte Chemie (2005)

1018 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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