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Rimington, R, Capel, A, Chaplin, K, Fleming, J, Bandulasena, H, Bibb, R, Christie, S, Lewis, M (2019) Differentiation of bioengineered skeletal muscle within a 3D printed perfusion bioreactor reduces atrophic and inflammatory gene expression, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00975.

Seri, P, Wright, ARP, Shaw, A, Iza, F, Bandulasena, H, Borghi, CA, Neretti, G (2019) Influence of the voltage waveform’s shape and on-time duration on the dissolved ozone produced by a DBD bubble reactor, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 28(3), ISSN: 0963-0252. DOI: 10.1088/1361-6595/ab024f.

Wright, ARP, Taglioli, M, Montazersadgh, F, Shaw, A, Iza, F, Bandulasena, H (2019) Microbubble-enhanced DBD plasma reactor: Design, characterisation and modelling, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, pp.159-173, ISSN: 1744-3563. DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2019.01.030.

Wright, ARP, Uprety, B, Shaw, AH, Shama, G, Iza, F, Bandulasena, H (2019) Effect of humic acid on E. coli disinfection in a microbubble-gas plasma reactor, Journal of Water Process Engineering, ISSN: 2214-7144. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.100881.

Montazersadgh, F, Wright, ARP, Ren, J, Shaw, AH, Neretti, G, Bandulasena, H, Iza, F (2019) Influence of the on-time on the ozone production in pulsed dielectric barrier discharges, Plasma, 2(1), pp.39-50, DOI: 10.3390/plasma2010005.

Sheik, AH, Montazersadgh, F, Starov, V, Trybala, A, Bandulasena, H (2018) Procedures used in electrokinetic investigations of surfactant-laden interfaces, liquid films and foam system, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 37, pp.128-135, ISSN: 1359-0294. DOI: 10.1016/j.cocis.2018.09.001.

Holdich, R, Schou, K, Dragosavac, M, Kellet, S, Bandulasena, H (2018) A comparison of azimuthal and axial oscillation microfiltration using surface and matrix types of microfilters with a cake-slurry shear plane exhibiting non-Newtonian behaviour, Journal of Membrane Science, pp.357-364, ISSN: 0376-7388. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.12.079.

Sheik, AH, Trybala, A, Starov, V, Bandulasena, H (2018) Electroosmotic flow in free liquid films: Understanding flow in foam plateau borders, Colloids and Interfaces, 2(1), DOI: 10.3390/colloids2010008.

Wright, A, Bandulasena, H, Ibenegbu, C, Leak, D, Holmes, T, Zimmerman, WB, Shaw, A, Iza, F (2018) Dielectric barrier discharge plasma microbubble reactor for pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass, AIChE Journal, 64(11), pp.3803-3816, ISSN: 0001-1541. DOI: 10.1002/aic.16212.

Wright, A, Marsh, A, Ricciotti, F, Shaw, A, Iza, F, Holdich, R, Bandulasena, H (2018) Microbubble-enhanced dielectric barrier discharge pretreatment of microcrystalline cellulose, Biomass and Bioenergy, pp.46-54, ISSN: 0961-9534. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.08.005.

Wright, A, Fuster, J, Shaw, A, Bandulasena, H, Buckley, B, Iza, F (2018) Quantification of the ozone dose delivered into a liquid by indirect plasma treatments: method and calibration of the Pittsburgh Green Fluorescence Probe, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 38(6), ISSN: 0272-4324. DOI: 10.1007/s11090-018-9923-1.

Hussein Sheik, A, Bandulasena, HCH, Starov, V, Trybala, A (2017) Electroosmotic flow measurements in a freely suspended liquid film: Experiments and numerical simulations, ELECTROPHORESIS, ISSN: 0173-0835. DOI: 10.1002/elps.201600549.

Hanotu, JO, Bandulasena, H, Zimmerman, WB (2017) Aerator Design for Microbubble Generation, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, ISSN: 0263-8762. DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2017.01.034.

Sagu, J, Wijayantha-Kahagala-Gamage, U, Holland, P, Bohm, M, Bohm, S, Rout, TK, Bandulasena, H (2016) Growth of carbon nanotubes from waste blast furnace gases at atmospheric pressure, Crystal Research and Technology, 51(8), pp.466-474, ISSN: 0232-1300. DOI: 10.1002/crat.201600068.

Rehman, F, Medley, GJD, Bandulasena, H, Zimmerman, WBJ (2015) Fluidic oscillator-mediated microbubble generation to provide cost effective mass transfer and mixing efficiency to the wastewater treatment plants, Environmental Research, 137, pp.32-39, ISSN: 0013-9351. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.11.017.

Othman, R, Vladisavljevic, G, Bandulasena, H, Nagy, Z (2015) Production of polymeric nanoparticles by micromixing in a co-flow microfluidic glass capillary device, Chemical Engineering Journal, 280, pp.316-329, ISSN: 0300-9467. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2015.05.083.

Silva, PTS, Dragosavac, M, Vladisavljevic, G, Bandulasena, H, Holdich, R, Stillwell, MT (2015) Azimuthally oscillating membrane emulsification for controlled droplet production, AIChE Journal, 61(11), pp.3607-3615, ISSN: 1547-5905. DOI: 10.1002/aic.14894.

Hanotu, J, Karunakaran, E, Bandulasena, HCH, Biggs, C, Zimmerman, WB (2014) Harvesting and Dewatering Yeast by Microflotation, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 82, pp.174-182, DOI: 10.1016/j.bej.2013.10.019.

Vladisavljevic, G, Laouini, A, Charcosset, C, Fessi, H, Bandulasena, H, Holdich, R (2014) Production of liposomes using microengineered membrane and co-flow microfluidic device, pp.168-177, ISSN: 0927-7757. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.03.016.

Hanotu, J, Bandulasena, HCH, Chiu, TY, Zimmerman, WB (2013) Oil emulsion separation with fluidic oscillator generated microbubbles, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 56, pp.119-125, ISSN: 0301-9322. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2013.05.012.

Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB, Al-Mashhadani, MKH (2013) Evaporation dynamics of microbubbles, Chemical Engineering Science, 101, pp.865-877, ISSN: 0009-2509. DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2013.05.026.

Hanotu, J, Ying, K, Shada, OI, Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB (2013) Microalgae Recovery by Microflotation for Biofuel Production using Metallic Coagulants, Biofuel, 4(4), pp.363-369.

Hanotu, J, Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB (2012) Microflotation performance for algal separation, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109(7), pp.1663-1673, ISSN: 0006-3592. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24449.

Al-Mashhadani, MKH, Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB (2012) CO 2 mass transfer induced through an airlift loop by a microbubble cloud generated by fluidic oscillation, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(4), pp.1864-1877, ISSN: 0888-5885. DOI: 10.1021/ie200960v.

Zimmerman, WB, Tesař, V, Bandulasena, HCH (2011) Towards energy efficient nanobubble generation with fluidic oscillation, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 16(4), pp.350-356, ISSN: 1359-0294. DOI: 10.1016/j.cocis.2011.01.010.

Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB, Rees, JM (2011) An inverse method for rheometry of power-law fluids, Measurement Science and Technology, 22(12), ISSN: 0957-0233. DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/22/12/125402.

Tesař, V and Bandulasena, HCH (2011) Bistable diverter valve in microfluidics, Experiments in Fluids, 50(5), pp.1225-1233, ISSN: 0723-4864.

Zimmerman, WB, Zandi, M, Hemaka Bandulasena, HC, Tesař, V, James Gilmour, D, Ying, K (2011) Design of an airlift loop bioreactor and pilot scales studies with fluidic oscillator induced microbubbles for growth of a microalgae Dunaliella salina, Applied Energy, 88(10), pp.3357-3369, ISSN: 0306-2619. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2011.02.013.

Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB, Rees, JM (2010) Rheometry of non-Newtonian polymer solution using microchannel pressure driven flow, Applied Rheology, 20(5), pp.1-13, ISSN: 1430-6395. DOI: 10.3933/ApplRheol-20-55608.

Bandalusena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB, Rees, JM (2010) Creeping flow analysis of an integrated microfluidic device for rheometry, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 165(19-20), pp.1302-1308, ISSN: 0377-0257. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2010.06.013.

Zimmerman, WB, Hewakandamby, BN, Tesař, V, Bandulasena, HCH, Omotowa, OA (2009) On the design and simulation of an airlift loop bioreactor with microbubble generation by fluidic oscillation, Food and Bioproducts Processing, 87(3), pp.215-227, ISSN: 0960-3085. DOI: 10.1016/j.fbp.2009.03.006.

Zimmerman, WB, Hewakandamby, BN, Tesar, V, Bandulasena, HCH, Omotowa, OA (2009) On the design and simulation of an airlift loop bioreactor with microbubble generation by fluidic oscillation, FOOD AND BIOPRODUCTS PROCESSING, 87(C3), pp.215-227, ISSN: 0960-3085. DOI: 10.1016/j.fbp.2009.03.006.

Hemaka Bandalusena, HC, Zimmerman, WB, Rees, JM (2009) Microfluidic rheometry of a polymer solution by micron resolution particle image velocimetry: A model validation study, Measurement Science and Technology, 20(11), ISSN: 0957-0233. DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/20/11/115404.

Bandulasena, HCH, Zimmerman, WB, Rees, JM (2008) An inverse methodology for the rheology of a power-law non-Newtonian fluid, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 222(5), pp.761-768, ISSN: 0954-4062. DOI: 10.1243/09544062JMES747.

Zimmerman, WB, Tesař, V, Butler, S, Bandulasena, HCH (2008) Microbubble generation, Recent Patents on Engineering, 2(1), pp.1-8, ISSN: 1872-2121. DOI: 10.2174/187221208783478598.


Ojiako, CJ, Cimpeanu, R, Bandulasena, H, Smith, R, Tseluiko, D (2019) Deformation of a liquid film by an impinging gas jet: modelling and experiments. In , ottawa,ISBN: 9781927877593. DOI: 10.11159/ffhmt19.171.

Ren, J, Taglioli, M, Wright, A, Bandulasena, H, Iza, F (2016) A microbubble plasma reactor for pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass [Abstract]. In , Swansea, UK.

Sheik, AH, Bandulasena, H, Starov, V, Trybala, A (2016) Determining electroosmotic velocity in a free liquid film. In , pp.766-767, ISBN: 9780979806490.

Wright, ARP, Bandulasena, H, Shaw, AH, Iza, F, Leak, D (2015) DBD plasma microbubble reactor for pre-treatment of lignocellulosic biomass. In , Bertinoro. Italy.

Othman, R, Vladisavljevic, G, Bandulasena, H, Nagy, ZK (2014) Numerical simulation of nanoparticle formation in a co-flow capillary device. In , London, pp.314-314.

Vladisavljevic, GT, Laouini, A, Charcosset, C, Fessi, H, Bandulasena, HCH, Holdich, RG (2013) Production of liposomes using microengineered membrane and co-flow microfluidic device. In FORMULA VII: “How Does Your Formulation Work?, Abstracts Orals, Mulhouse, France, pp.67-68.

Zandi, M, Zimmerman, WBJ, Gilmour, J, Woolass, S, Adderley, B, Ying, K, Bandulasena, HCH, Schofield, N, Hanotu, J (2011) Steel plant CO2 sequestration using high efficiency micro-algal bioreactor, Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reduction in the Steel Industry. In Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reduction in the Steel Industry, Dusseldorf.


Bandulasena, HCH (2008) Microfluidic Inference of Rheology of Complex fluids.

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