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Cullen Buie

Contact Info

room 3-248

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Masachusetts 02139

Education

  • 2003

    THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

    B.S.
  • 2005

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY

    M.S.
  • 2009

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY

    Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Microfluidics
  • Electrokinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Biotechnology

Honors + Awards

  • 2013: Stanford Distinguished Alumni Scholar
  • 2013: DARPA Young Faculty Award
  • 2013: DuPont Young Professor Award
  • 2012: NSF CAREER Award

Memberships

  • American Physical Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • AES Electrophoresis Society

Professional Service

  • 2010: 4th International Conference on Electrophoretic Deposition, Organizing Committee
  • 2012: International Symposium, Exhibit & Workshop on Electro- and Liquid Phase-Separation
  • Techniques (ITP), Session Chair
  • 2012: American Electrophoresis Society, Board Member and 2014 Conference Chair
  • 2012: ASME IMECE, Session Chair (1 day)
  • 2012: APS DFD, Session Chair (1 day) November
  • 2012: ASME IMECE Microfluidics, Plenary Session Organizer
  • 2013 - present: Academic Research and Leadership Network, Steering Committee and 2016 Meeting Organizer
  • 2014: ASME Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Session Organizer
  • 2014 - present: 2016 Dielectrophoresis Meeting, Chair/Organizer
  • 2014- present: Transducers Conference, 2015 Program Committee
  • 2014- present: ASME InterPACK/ICNMM 2015, Session Organizer

MIT Service

  • 2014: MIT Lincoln Laboratory/Mechanical Engineering Task Force
  • 2011: Mechanical Engineering Strategic Planning Committee
  • 2011: School of Engineering Ad-Hoc Diversity Committee
  • 2011 - present: Associate Housemaster, Maseeh Hall
  • 2010 - present: MIT Summer Research Program, Mentor

Teaching

  • Measurement and Instrumentation (2.671)
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics (2.25)
  • Thermal Fluids Engineering I (2.005)
  • Thermal Fluids Engineering II (2.006)
  • Thermodynamics (2.05)
     

Publications

  • Braff, W.A., Pignier, A., and Buie, C.R., "High sensitivity three-dimensional insulator-based dielectrophoresis," Lab on a Chip, 2012, 12, p.1327.
  • Joung, Y.S., Buie, C.R., "A Hybrid Method Employing Breakdown Anodization and Electrophoretic Deposition for Superhydrophilic Surfaces," The Journal of Physical Chemistry: B, 2013, 117, p.1714-1723.
  • Braff, W. A., Buie, C. R., Bazant, M. Z., "Boundary Layer Analysis of Membraneless Electrochemical Cells," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2013, 160, (11), A2056-A2063.
  • Figliuzzi, B., Buie, C. R., "Rise in Optimized Capillary Channels," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2013, 731, 142-161.
  • Chu, K.-H., Joung, Y.S., Enright, R., Buie, C.R., and E.N. Wang, "Hierarchically structured surfaces for boiling critical heat flux enhancement," Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 102, p.151602-4.
  • Braff, W. A., Bazant, M. Z., Buie, C. R., "Membrane-Less Hydrogen Bromine Flow Battery," Nature Communications, 2013, 4, p.1-6.
  • Braff, W.A., Willner, D., Hugenholtz, P., Rabaey, K., Buie, C.R. "Rapid strain-level discrimination of bacteria using three-dimensional insulator-based dielectrophoresis," PLoS One, 2013, 8, (10), A2056-A2063.
  • Joung, Y.S., Buie, C.R.,"Scaling laws for drop impingement on porous films and papers," Physical Review E, 2014, 89, (1), 013015:1-013015:9.
  • Dingari, N.N., and C.R. Buie, "A theoretical investigation of bacteria polarizability under direct current electric fields", Langmuir, 2014, 30, (15), 4375-4384.
  • Figliuzzi, B., Chan, W. H. R., Moran, J. L., and Buie, C. R., "Nonlinear electrophoresis of ideally polarizable particles," Physics of Fluids, 2014, 26, 102002-1:102002-21.
  • Joung, Y.S., Figliuzzi, B.F., Buie, C.R., " Design of Capillary Flows with Functionally Graded Porous Titanium Oxide Films," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2014, 423, (0), 143-150.
  • Joung, Y.S., and C.R. Buie, "Aerosol Generation by Raindrop Impact on Soil", Nature Communications, 2015, 6.
  • Braff, W.A., Bazant, M.Z., and C.R. Buie, "Inertial effects on the generation of co-laminar flows", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2015, 767, 85-94.

Patents

  • J. Santiago, J. Posner, F. B. Prinz, T. Fabian, J. Eaton, S.-W. Cha, C. Buie, D. Kim, H. Tsuru, J. Sasahara, T. Kubota and Y. Saito, Fuel cell with electroosmotic pump, The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University and Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, US 2006/0029851.