Works (23)

Updated: October 16th, 2023 08:47

2023 article

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

Epps, R. W., Delgado-Licona, F., Yang, H., Kim, T., Volk, A. A., Han, S., … Abolhasani, M. (2023, January 29). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 1.

By: R. Epps n, F. Delgado-Licona n, H. Yang*, T. Kim*, A. Volk n, S. Han n, S. Jun*, M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: flexible synthesis; flow chemistry; indium phosphide quantum dots; modular flow reactors; multi-stage synthesis
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 30, 2023

2023 journal article

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

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 14(1).

By: A. Volk n, R. Epps n, D. Yonemoto n, B. Masters n, F. Castellano n, K. Reyes*, M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: The capabilities of closed-loop, reinforcement learning-guided systems in exploring and solving challenges in multi-step nanoparticle syntheses, while relying solely on in-house generated data from a miniaturized microfluidic platform are demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 27, 2023

2023 journal article

Sustainable materials acceleration platform reveals stable and efficient wide-bandgap metal halide perovskite alloys

MATTER, 6(9), 2963–2986.

By: T. Wang n, R. Li*, H. Ardekani n, L. Serrano-Lujan*, J. Wang n, M. Ramezani n, R. Wilmington n, M. Chauhan n ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 10, 2023

2022 article

Autonomous Nanocrystal Doping by Self-Driving Fluidic Micro-Processors

Bateni, F., Epps, R. W., Antami, K., Dargis, R., Bennett, J. A., Reyes, K. G., & Abolhasani, M. (2022, March 13). ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, Vol. 3.

By: F. Bateni n, R. Epps n, K. Antami n, R. Dargis n, J. Bennett n, K. Reyes*, M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: autonomous experimentation; digital twin; metal halide perovskite nanocrystals; modular flow chemistry; smart nanomanufacturing
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 14, 2022

2021 journal article

Accelerated AI development for autonomous materials synthesis in flow

CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 12(17), 6025–6036.

By: R. Epps n, A. Volk n, K. Reyes* & M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: The structure and meta-decisions of an ensemble neural network-based material development strategy are investigated, which offers a favorable technique for intelligently and efficiently navigating a complex material synthesis space with multiple targets. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 17, 2021

2021 journal article

Accelerated Development of Colloidal Nanomaterials Enabled by Modular Microfluidic Reactors: Toward Autonomous Robotic Experimentation

ADVANCED MATERIALS, 33(4).

By: A. Volk n, R. Epps n & M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: accelerated materials development; autonomous robotic experimentation; colloidal nanomaterials; microfluidics
TL;DR: This progress report details the basic principles of microfluidic reactor design and performance, as well as the current state of online diagnostics and autonomous robotic experimentation strategies, toward the size, shape, and composition-controlled synthesis of various colloidal nanomaterials. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 3, 2020

2021 journal article

CFD-Based Computational Studies of Quantum Dot Size Control in Slug Flow Crystallizers: Handling Slug-to-Slug Variation

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 60(13), 4930–4941.

By: N. Sitapure*, R. Epps*, M. Abolhasani & J. Sang-Il Kwon*

Source: ORCID
Added: April 8, 2021

2021 article

Continuous biphasic chemical processes in a four-phase segmented flow reactor

Volk, A. A., Epps, R. W., Yonemoto, D., Castellano, F. N., & Abolhasani, M. (2021, July 13). REACTION CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, Vol. 6.

By: A. Volk n, R. Epps n, D. Yonemoto n, F. Castellano n & M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: A four-phase segmented flow regime for continuous biphasic reaction processes is introduced, characterized over 1500 automatically conducted experiments, and used for biphaic ligand exchange of CdSe quantum dots. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 20, 2021

2021 journal article

Intensified continuous extraction of switchable hydrophilicity solvents triggered by carbon dioxide

GREEN CHEMISTRY, 23(8), 2900–2906.

By: S. Han n, M. Ramezani n, P. TomHon n, K. Abdel-Latif n, R. Epps n, T. Theis n, M. Abolhasani n

Contributors: S. Han n, M. Ramezani n, P. TomHon n, K. Abdel-Latif n, R. Epps n, T. Theis n, M. Abolhasani n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 1, 2021

2021 review

Modern nanoscience: Convergence of AI, robotics, and colloidal synthesis

[Review of ]. APPLIED PHYSICS REVIEWS, 8(4).

By: R. Epps n & M. Abolhasani n

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Multiscale modeling and optimal operation of millifluidic synthesis of perovskite quantum dots: Towards size-controlled continuous manufacturing

Chemical Engineering Journal, 413, 127905.

By: N. Sitapure*, R. Epps n, M. Abolhasani n & J. Kwon*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Multiscale modeling and optimal operation of millifluidic synthesis of perovskite quantum dots: Towards size-controlled continuous manufacturing

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 413.

By: N. Sitapure*, R. Epps n, M. Abolhasani n & J. Kwon*

author keywords: Quantum dots; Plug-flow crystallizer; Nano-manufacturing; Multiscale modeling; Optimal control
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Self-Driven Multistep Quantum Dot Synthesis Enabled by Autonomous Robotic Experimentation in Flow

Advanced Intelligent Systems, 3(2), 2000245.

By: K. Abdel-Latif n, R. Epps n, F. Bateni n, S. Han n, K. Reyes* & M. Abolhasani n

Source: ORCID
Added: April 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Self-Driven Multistep Quantum Dot Synthesis Enabled by Autonomous Robotic Experimentation in Flow

ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, 3(2).

By: K. Abdel-Latif n, R. Epps n, F. Bateni n, S. Han n, K. Reyes* & M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: accelerated materials development; continuous manufacturing; lead halide perovskites; microfluidics; quantum dots
TL;DR: A modular microfluidic synthesis strategy, integrated with an artificial intelligence (AI)‐guided decision‐making agent for intelligent navigation through the complex colloidal synthesis universe of LHP QDs with 10 individually controlled synthesis parameters and an accessible parameter space exceeding 2 × 107, is introduced. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 11, 2020

2021 journal article

Ultrafast cation doping of perovskite quantum dots in flow

MATTER, 4(7), 2429–2447.

By: F. Bateni n, R. Epps n, K. Abdel-latif n, R. Dargis n, S. Han n, A. Volk n, M. Ramezani n, T. Cai*, O. Chen*, M. Abolhasani n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 26, 2021

2021 journal article

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

Chem, 9.

By: R. Epps n, A. Volk n, M. Ibrahim n & M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: Self-driving laboratories are quickly growing in capability, making research in the exploration of advanced functional materials and molecules on the edge of a new era of productivity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 9, 2021

2020 journal article

An automated flow chemistry platform to decouple mixing and reaction times

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering.

By: R. Epps n, A. Volk n, K. Abdel-Latif n & M. Abolhasani n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: May 7, 2020

2020 journal article

Artificial Chemist: An Autonomous Quantum Dot Synthesis Bot

Advanced Materials.

By: R. Epps n, M. Bowen n, A. Volk n, K. Abdel‐Latif n, S. Han n, K. Reyes*, A. Amassian n, M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: autonomous synthesis; machine learning; microfluidics; perovskites; quantum dots
TL;DR: The integration of machine‐learning‐based experiment selection and high‐efficiency autonomous flow chemistry and the knowledge‐transfer strategy further enhances the optoelectronic properties of the in‐flow synthesized QDs and mitigates the issues of batch‐to‐batch precursor variability. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 4, 2020

2019 journal article

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

Lab on a Chip.

By: C. Kerr n, R. Epps n & M. Abolhasani n

MeSH headings : Equipment Design; Lab-On-A-Chip Devices / economics; Microfluidic Analytical Techniques / economics; Microfluidic Analytical Techniques / instrumentation
TL;DR: A facile, non-invasive, plug-and-play phase velocity and length measuring strategy for rapid deployment onto tube-based microfluidic systems, enabling quick and accurate residence (reaction) time measurement and tuning. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: May 4, 2019

2019 journal article

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

Advanced Functional Materials, 29(23), 1900712.

By: K. Abdel‐Latif n, R. Epps n, C. Kerr n, C. Papa n, F. Castellano n & M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: anion exchange; continuous nanomanufacturing; in situ characterization; microfluidics; perovskite quantum dots
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 21, 2019

2018 journal article

A Modular Microfluidic Technology for Systematic Studies of Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals

JOVE-JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS, 5(135).

By: R. Epps n, K. Felton n, C. Coley* & M. Abolhasani n

author keywords: Engineering; Issue 135; Microfluidics; high-throughput; modularity; micro-reaction engineering; perovskite; colloidal nanocrystals; quantum dots
MeSH headings : Colloids / chemistry; Microfluidic Analytical Techniques / methods; Nanoparticles / chemistry; Quantum Dots / chemistry
TL;DR: A fully autonomous microfluidic platform is developed to systematically study the large parameter space associated with the colloidal synthesis of nanocrystals in a continuous flow format and to substantially improve the rate and precision of the material discovery and screening in future studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 16, 2018

2017 journal article

Automated microfluidic platform for systematic studies of colloidal perovskite nanocrystals: towards continuous nano-manufacturing

LAB ON A CHIP, 17(23), 4040–4047.

By: R. Epps n, K. Felton n, C. Coley* & M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: This work comprehensively characterize nanocrystal growth within a modular microfluidic reactor and enables a systematic study of the effect of mixing enhancement on the quality of the synthesized nanocrystals through a direct comparison between single- and multi-phase flow systems at similar reaction time scales. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

The impact of carbonation on bulk and ITZ porosity in microconcrete materials with fly ash replacement

Cement and Concrete Research, 10.

By: J. Branch*, R. Epps* & D. Kosson*

author keywords: Porosity; Carbonation; Fly ash; Microstructure; Interfacial transition zone
Source: ORCID
Added: November 12, 2020

Employment

Updated: April 7th, 2021 16:42

2017 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Postdoctoral Scholar, Graduate Research Assistant, Safety Officer, Teaching Assistant Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

2014 - 2016

Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee, US
Undergraduate Research Assistant Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

2014 - 2014

Olin Corporation Cleveland, TN, US
Intern Environmental Remediation Group

Education

Updated: April 7th, 2021 17:19

2016 - 2020

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

2012 - 2016

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, US
B.E. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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