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Journal / Full Length Conference Papers

  1. H. Ma, L. Wang, M. M. Ali, M. A. I. Mahmood, L. Labanieh, M. Mu, S. M. Iqbal, Q. Zhang, W. Zhao, and Y. Wan, "Nucleic Acid Aptamers in Cancer Research, Diagnosis and Therapy," In Review, Chemical Society Reviews, (2014).              
     
  2. M. A. I. Mahmood, Y. Wan, U. J. M. Khan, A. D. Ellington, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Metastatic Tumor Cells show Distinct Behavior on Aptamer Functionalized Chips," In Review (2014).
                                                                                                                        
  3. M. A. I. Mahmood, Y. Wan, M. Islam, W. Ali, M. Hanif, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Micro+nanotexturing of substrates to enhance ligand-assisted cancer cell isolation," Nanotechnology, vol. 25, no. 47, pp. 475102 (9pp) (2014).                                                                                                                                     
  4. A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Parallel Recognition of Cancer Cells using Addressable Array of Solid-state Micropores," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol. 62, pp. 343-349 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.06.048
     
  5. A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, S. Ahmed, Y. Lotan, J.-T. Hsieh, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Electrophysiological Analysis of Biopsy Samples using Elasticity as an Inherent Cell Marker for Cancer Detection," Analytical Methods, Accepted (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C4AY00781F (COVER ARTICLE)                                                                                                                        
  6. M. A. I. Mahmood, W. Ali, A. Adnan and S. M. Iqbal, "3D Structural Integrity and Interactions of Single-stranded Protein-binding DNA in a Functionalized Nanopore," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 118, no. 22, pp. 5799–5806 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/jp411820w.
     
  7. M. M. Bellah, M. Islam, A. Ilyas, A. D. Ellington, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Differential behavior of EGFR-overexpressing cancer cells through aptamer-functionalized micropores," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Accepted (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s10404-014-1402-2
     
  8. M. Islam, W. Asghar, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Microfluidic Filtration for Label-Free Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells," British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 2129-2140, (2014).
     
  9. Q. Zheng, S. M. Iqbal and Y. Wan, "Cell Detachment: Post-isolation Challenges," Journal of Biotechnology Advances, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 1664-1675, (2013).
     
  10. A. Ilyas, M. Islam, W. Asghar, J. U. Menon, A. S. Wadajkar, K. T. Nguyen, S. M. Iqbal, "Salt-leaching Synthesized Porous PLGA Nanoparticles show Enhanced Drug Release," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology,  vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1082-1088, (2013). Cover Article.
     
  11. A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, "Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts as Converters of Photo Energy to Electrical Energy," Journal of Energy Resources Technology, vol. 135, pp. 012001-1 to 012001-5 (2013).

  12. Y. Wan, D. Tamuly, P. B. Allen, Y.-T. Kim, R. Bachoo, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Proliferation and Migration of Tumor Cells in Tapered Channels," Biomedical Microdevices, Published Online: 27 Oct 2012 (2012). DOI: 10.1007/s10544-012-9721-0
     
  13. W. Asghar, Y.-T. Kim, A. Ilyas, J. Sankaran, Y. Wan and S. M. Iqbal, "Synthesis of nano-textured biocompatible scaffolds from chicken eggshells," Nanotechnology, vol. 23, no. 47, pp. 475601 (9 pages) (2012). Supplementary Data.

  14. A. Javed, S. M. Iqbal and A. Jain, "Microheater Platform for Selective Detachment of DNA," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 9, pp. 093707 (2012).

  15. Y. Wan, Y. Liu, P. B. Allen, W. Asghar, M. A. I. Mahmood, J. Tan, H. Duhon, Y.-t. Kim, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Capture, Isolation and Release of Cancer Cells with Aptamer-functionalized Glass Beads," Lab on a Chip,  vol. 12, no. 22, pp. 4693-4701 (2012). Back Cover Article for the issue.

  16. W. T. Kahsai, U. H. T. Pham, J. S. Sankaran and S. M. Iqbal, “Self-assembled Synthesis and Characterization of Microchannels in Polymeric Membranes,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 112, no. 2, pp. 024701 (2012).

  17. A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, P. B. Allen, H. Duhon, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Electrical Detection of Cancer Biomarker using Aptamers with Nanogap Break-Junctions," Nanotechnology, vol. 23, pp. 275502 (2012). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/23/27/275502
     
  18. J. A. Billo, J. Jones, W. Asghar, R. L. Carter and S. M. Iqbal, “Viscosity and Surface-Free Energy Effects in Thermal Shrinking of Solid-State Nanopores,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 23, pp. 233107 (2012).
     
  19. A. Hafeez, W. Asghar, M. M. Rafique, S. M. Iqbal and A. R. Butt, "GPU-based real-time detection and analysis of biological targets using solid-state nanopores," Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 605-615 (2012).

  20. W. Asghar, M. Islam, A. S. Wadajkar, Y. Wan, A. Ilyas, K. T. Nguyen and S. M. Iqbal, "PLGA Micro and Nanoparticles Loaded into Gelatin Scaffold for Controlled Drug Release," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 11, no. 3, pp 546-553 (2012). DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2012.2183004. Cover Article for the issue.

  21. W. Asghar, Y. Wan, A. Ilyas, R. Bachoo, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Electrical Fingerprinting, 3D Profiling and Detection of Tumor Cells with Solid-state Micropores," Lab on a Chip, vol. 12, no. 13, pp. 2345-2352 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/C2LC21012F.  Cover Article.
     
  22. M. M. Bellah, S. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Nanostructures for Medical  Diagnostics," Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2012, p. 21, (2012). Article ID 486301, DOI:10.1155/2012/486301

  23. Y. Wan, M. A. I. Mahmood, N. Li, P. B. Allen, Y.-t. Kim, R. Bachoo, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Nanotextured Substrates with Immobilized Aptamers for Cancer Cell Isolation and Cytology," Cancer, vol. 118, no. 4, pp. 1145-1154 (2012). Published Online: 15 Jul 2011. DOI: 10.1002/cncr.26349.

  24. J. S. Sankaran, S. Goyal, W. T. Kahsai, U. H. T. Pham and S. M. Iqbal, "Hydrophilic Interfacing for Thermal Micro Assembly of Polymers (HITMAP)," Advanced Science Letters, vol. 4, no. 11/12, pp. 3464–3469 (2011).

  25. Y. Wan, J. Tan, W. Asghar, Y.-t. Kim, Y. Liu and S. M. Iqbal, "Velocity Effect on Aptamers-based Circulating Tumor Cell Isolation in Microfluidic Devices," The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 115, no. 47, pp. 13891–13896 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/jp205511m

  26. W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. R. Deshmukh, ‎S. Sumitsawan, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, "Pulsed Plasma Polymerization for Controlling Shrinkage and Surface Composition of Solid-state Nanopores," Nanotechnology, vol. 22, no. 28, 285304 (8pp) (2011). Supplementary Data

  27. W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, J. A. Billo and S. M. Iqbal, "Shrinking of Solid-State Nanopores by Direct Thermal Heating," Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 6, no. 1 pp. 372 (6pp) (2011).

  28. S. D. Vidyala, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "Porous Organic Nano-Films for Coating of Solid-State Devices," Journal of Nanobiotechnology, vol. 9, no. 18, DOI: 10.1186/1477-3155-9-18, Publication Date (Web): May 14, 2011 (2011)

  29. A. Ramachandran, Q. Guo, S. M. Iqbal and Y. Liu, "Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation of DNA Translocation in Chemically-Modified Nanopores," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 115, no. 19, pp 6138–6148 (2011).  Supplementary Data

  30. Y. Wan, Y.-t. Kim, N. Li, S. K. Cho, R. Bachoo, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Surface Immobilized Aptamers for Cancer Cell Isolation and Microscopic Cytology," Cancer Research, vol. 70, no. 22, pp. 9371-9380 (2010). Supplementary Video File

  31. S. Goyal, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Vapor-Phase Facile Coatings of Nanotextured Organic Biocompatible Films on Solid-State Substrates," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 9, no. 5, pp 618-624 (2010).

  32. W. Asghar, P. P. Ramachandran, A. Adewumi, M. R. Noor and S. M. Iqbal, "Rapid Nanomanufacturing of Metallic Break Junctions Using Focused Ion Beam Scratching and Electromigration," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Nanomanufacturing, vol. 132, no. 3, pp 030911-1 to -4 (2010).

  33. S. Goyal, Y.-t. Kim, Y. Li and S. M. Iqbal, "Active and Biomimetic Nanofilters for Selective Protein Separation," Biomedical Microdevices, vol 12, no. 2, pp. 317-324, (2010).  Appeared online: January 07, 2010, DOI 10.1007/s10544-009-9387-4

  34. Y. Liu and S. M. Iqbal, "A Mesoscale Model of DNA Interactions with Functionalized Nanopore," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 95, no. 22, pp. 223701 (2009). Cover Article. Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, vol 20, no. 24, (December 14, 2009)

  35. M. R. Noor, S. Goyal, S. M. Christensen, and S. M. Iqbal, "Electrical Detection of Single-base DNA Mutation using Functionalized Nanoparticles," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 95, no. 7, pp. 073703 (2009).  Cover Article. Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, vol 20, no. 9, (August 31, 2009)
     
  36. A. Ramachandran, Y. Liu, W. Asghar, and S. M. Iqbal, "Characterization of DNA-Nanopore Interaction by Molecular Dynamics," American Journal of Biomedical Sciences, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 344-351, (2009)
     
  37. Y. Liu and S. M. Iqbal, "Silicon-based Novel Bio-sensing Platforms at the Micro and Nano Scale," Invited Review Article, ECS Transactions, vol. 16, no. 15, pp. 25-45 (2009)
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  38. S. M. Iqbal, D. Akin, and R. Bashir, "Solid-state nanopore channels with DNA selectivity," Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 2, pp. 243-248, (2007)

  39. H. Chang, B. M. Venkatesan, S. M. Iqbal, G. Andreadakis, F. Kosari, G. Vasmatzis, D. Peroulis, and R. Bashir, "DNA counterion current and saturation examined by a MEMS-based solid state nanopore sensor," Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 8, no. 3, pp 263-269, (2006)

  40. H. Chang, S. M. Iqbal, E. A. Stach, A. H. King, N. J. Zaluzec, and R. Bashir, "Fabrication and Characterization of Solid State Nanopores using a Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 88, 103109 (2006)

  41. S. M. Iqbal, G. Balasundaram, S. Ghosh, D. E. Bergstrom and R. Bashir, "Direct current electrical characterization of ds-DNA in nanogap junctions," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 86, no. 15, 153901 (2005)

Book/Book Chapter

  1. S. M. Iqbal and R. Bashir, "Chapter 81: Nanoelectronic-Based Detection for Biology and Medicine," in Handbook of Automation, Editor: Shimon Y. Nof, ISBN: 978-3-540-78830-0, Springer (2009)
     
  2. S. M. Iqbal and R. Bashir (Editors), "Nanopores: Sensing and Fundamental Biological Interactions," ISBN: 978-1-4419-8251-3, Springer, NY, USA (2011)
     
  3. M. A. I. Mahmood, Y. Wan and S. M. Iqbal, "Micro/Nanostructured Substrates for Cell Typing, Isolation and Disease Diagnostics," to appear in Microfluidics, Nanotechnology and Disease Biomarkers for Personalized Medicine Applications, Editors: M. J. A. Shiddiky and M. Trau, Nova Science Publishers Inc., USA (2012)
     
  4. M. A. I. Mahmood, U. J. M. Khan and S. M. Iqbal, "Nucleic Acid-Based Encapsulations for Cancer Diagnostics and Drug Delivery,"  in DNA and RNA Nanobiotechnologies in Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases in RNA Technologies Series, vol. VIII, Editors: V. A. Erdmann and J. Barciszewski, ISBN 978-3-642-36852-3, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany (2013)
     

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Full Papers)

  1. A. Ilyas, W. Ali, J.-T. Hsieh, Y. Lotan, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Tagless Discrimination and Detection of Cancer Cells using Solid-state Micropores," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).
     
  2. W. Ali, A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Resistive-Pulse Differentiation of Metastatic and Non-metastatic Tumor Cells with Solid-state Micropores," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).
     
  3. M. Islam, M. M. Bellah, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Cell Affinity Chromatography and Electrical Measurements to Detect Cancer Cells in Microfluidics," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).
     
  4. M. A. I. Mahmood, C. M. A. Arafat, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Quantitative Classification of Tumor Cell Morphological Changes on Selectively Functionalized Biochips," in Proc. of the 35th Annual International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference, Osaka, Japan (July 3-7, 2013).
     
  5. A. Ilyas and S. M. Iqbal, "Preparation of Porous Nanoparticles by Salt-leaching and their use as Controlled Release Vehicles," in Proc. of The European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine 2013 (6th CLINAM 2013), Basel, Switzerland (June 23-26, 2013).
     
  6. W. Ali and S. M. Iqbal, "Nanotechnology Concepts through Lab Modules for K-12 and Community College Students," in Proc. of 2013 ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Regional Conference – Engineering Education Without Borders, Arlington, Texas, USA (March 21-23, 2013).
     
  7. M. J. Bari and S. M. Iqbal, "Alignment, Stepping, Control and Measurements of Micro/Nanoscale Junctions with Automated Micropositioners," in Proc. of 2013 ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Regional Conference – Engineering Education Without Borders, Arlington, Texas, USA (March 21-23, 2013).
     
  8. A. Ilyas, U. H. T. Pham, M. M. Hanif and S. M. Iqbal, "Outreach to K-12 Students with Bio-Nano Concepts," in Proc. of 2013 ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Regional Conference – Engineering Education Without Borders, Arlington, Texas, USA (March 21-23, 2013).
     
  9. C. M. A. Arafat, M. R. Hasan, P. S. Shiakolas and S. M. Iqbal, "Auto-imaging, Predefined Stepping and Exposure through Submicron 3-Axis Inspection Microscope," in Proc. of 2013 ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Regional Conference – Engineering Education Without Borders, Arlington, Texas, USA (March 21-23, 2013).
     
  10. A. Ilyas, A. Shahid, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, "Transduction of Photonic Energy to Electrical Energy using Photosynthesis," UT Energy Forum, Austin, TX, USA (Feb 21-22, 2013).
     
  11. F. Mirza, T. Raman, M. A. I. Mahmood, S. M. Iqbal and D. Agonafer, "Parametric Thermal Analysis of TSVs in a 3-D Module based on Interconnect Delay and Silicon Efficiency," in Proc. of 13th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm 2012), San Diego, CA, USA (May 30-June 1, 2012)

  12. S. D. Vidyala, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "Biocompatible Nanolayered Polymerization of MEMS Devices," in Proc. of 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, MA, USA, pp. 2901-2904 (August 30-September 3, 2011)

  13. W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication of Charged Nanopore Channels using Pulsed Plasma Deposition of Methacrylic Acid," in Proc. of IEEE 11th International Conference on Nanotechnology, Portland, OR, USA (August 15-18, 2011)

  14. J. A. Billo, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "An implementation for the detection and analysis of negative peaks in an applied current signal across a silicon nanopore," in Proc. of SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2011, Orlando, FL, USA, 80312T (April 25-29, 2011); doi:10.1117/12.884088

  15. A. Ilyas, W. Asghar, J. A. Billo, E. A. Q. Syed and S. M. Iqbal, "From Molecular Electronics to Proteonics: Break Junctions for Biomarker Detection," in Proc. of IEEE-NIH 2011 Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop (LiSSA'11), Bethesda, MD, USA, pp. 79-82 (April 7-8, 2011)

  16. W. Asghar, P. P. Ramachandran and S. M. Iqbal, "Integrating Engineering and Biology for Bio-Nanotechnology Curriculum," in Proc. of 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2010), Arlington, VA, USA, pp. T2F-1 to T2F-6 (October 27–30, 2010)

  17. S. Goyal, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Effect of Fluorescent Tags on Translocation through Nanochannels," in Proc. of 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 3736-3739, (August 31-September 4, 2010)

  18. Y. Wan, Y.-t. Kim, N. Li, A. D. Ellington and S. M. Iqbal, "Aptamer-based Lab-on-Chip for Cancer Cell Isolation and Detection," in Proc. of ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB 2010), Houston, TX, USA (February 7-10, 2010)

  19. M. I. Romero-Ortega, A. R. Butt and S. M. Iqbal, "Carbon Nanotube Coated High-Throughput Neurointerfaces in Assistive Environments," in Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'09), ACM, Corfu, Greece (6-13 June 2009)
     
  20. P. P. Ramachandran, S. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Electronic Detection of Selective Proteins using Non Antibody-Based CMOS Chip," in Proc. of IEEE-NIH Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop 2009 (LiSSA'09), Bethesda, MD, USA (April 9-10, 2009)
     
  21. Y. Liu and S. M. Iqbal, "A Mesoscale Model for Molecular Interaction in Functionalized Nanopores," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress 2008 (Proceedings of IMECE 2008), IMECE2008-68542, (2008)
     
  22. A. Ghafoor, S. M. Iqbal and R. Bashir, "A System Architecture for Real-Time Imaging of Nano-Scale Viruses using Remote AFM," in Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, vol. 00, no. , pp. 114-120, Eighth (2005)                                                                                                          
  23. F. Amir, S. M. Iqbal, and M. Yasin, "Effectiveness of Cyber-Learning," in Proceedings of 29th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE '99), San Juan, Puerto Rico, vol. 2, no. 1999, pp 13A2/7-13A212, (November 10-13, 1999).
     

Refereed Conference Proceedings (Abstract Only)

  1. M. Islam, M. M. Bellah, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Cell Affinity Chromatography and Electrical Measurements to Detect Cancer Cells in Microfluidics," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).                                                                                  
  2. W. Ali, A. Ilyas, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Resistive-Pulse Differentiation of Metastatic and Non-metastatic Tumor Cells with Solid-state Micropores," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).                                                      
  3. A. Ilyas, W. Ali, J.-T. Hsieh, Y. Lotan, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Tagless Discrimination and Detection of Cancer Cells using Solid-state Micropores," at BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, (October 22-25, 2014).                                            
  4. M. R. Hasan, M. A. I. Mahmood, A. Ashfaq and S. M. Iqbal, "Electrostatic Denaturation during Solid-State Nanopore Translocating," at Modeling of Biomolecular Systems Interactions, Dynamics, and Allostery: Bridging Experiments and Computations Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, (September 10-14, 2014).                                                                                                                            
  5. F. Mirza, S. M. Iqbal and D. Agonafer, "Optimization of TSV Placement in Low-Powered 3D ICs Mitigate Effects of Joule Heating and Heat Gradients," at ITherm 2014: Fourteenth Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, Orlando, FL, USA, (May 27-30, 2014).                                                  
  6. M. R. Hasan and S. M. Iqbal, "Isolated Functionalized Regions on Glass Substrate via Living Radical-Photo-Polymerization to Immobilize Aptamer Molecules," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                      
  7. W. Ali, A. Ilyas, and S. M. Iqbal, "Electromechanical Differentiation between Metastatic and Non-Metastatic Tumor Cells," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                                                                
  8. M. M. Bellah, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Study of Tumor Cells with Functionalized Micropore," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                                                                                          
  9. A. Ilyas, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Solid-state Micropores for Parallel and Rapid Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                                                                                
  10. M. A. I. Mahmood, M. Islam, W. Ali, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Micro-Nanotextured Functionalized Surfaces for Superior Isolation of Cancer Cells," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                              
  11. M. Islam, M. A. I. Mahmood, M. M. Bellah, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Mechanical Discrimination of Tumor Cells from Electrical Data Recorded in Microfluidic Channels," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                                                                                                
  12. M. Islam, M. A. I. Mahmood, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Effects of Nanotextured PDMS on Cell Culture and Growth," at 225th ECS Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, (May 11-16, 2014).                                                                                                                            
  13. M. Hanif, U. H. T. Pham and S. M. Iqbal, "Microfluidic Device to Rapidly Generate Hollow Alginate Microfibers with Controlled Wall Thicknesses," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                                
  14. M. R. Hasan, P. K. Dasgupta and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication of Integrated Microscale Ion Exchange Membrane Suppressor – Conductivity Detector," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                        
  15. M. M. Bellah, N. Yazdani and S. M. Iqbal, "Analysis of Concrete Mixed with Carbon Nanomaterials," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                                                                                        
  16. M. Islam and S. M. Iqbal, "Mechanical Discrimination of Tumor Cells from Electrical Data Recorded in Microfluidic Channels," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                                                                                                                                          
  17. M. A. I. Mahmood, M. R. Hasan and S. M. Iqbal, "Dynamic Cell Morphology as Diagnostic Modality for Cancer Using Aptamer Functionalized Chips," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                          
  18. N. Mansur, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Detection of Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells for Early Diagnosis and Metastatic Determination," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                                                                                            
  19. M. G. Abdallah, M. R. Hasan, W. Ali, N. Mansur, M. U. Raza and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication of Nanopore Biosensors for Single Molecule Analysis," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                      
  20. W. Ali, V. Vishwakarma, A. Jain and S. M. Iqbal, "Selective Detachment of Protein using a Microheater Platform," at The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Student (ACES) Symposium 2014, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 26, 2014).                                                                                                          
  21. M. R. Hasan, N. Mansur and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication of Solid-state Nanopores with Transmission Electron Microscopy," at 2014 Meeting of the Texas Society for Microscopy, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 6-8, 2014).                                                                            
  22. W. Ali, A. Ilyas, and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication and Characterization of Thin Membranes and Drilling of Solid-State Micro and Nanopores," at 2014 Meeting of the Texas Society for Microscopy, Arlington, TX, USA, (March 6-8, 2014).
     
  23. M. U. Raza, S. Saleem, W. Ali and S. M. Iqbal, " Electronic Bias and Debye Length Calculations across Solid-state Nanopores for Self-referencing Arrays," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, Denver, CO, USA, (March 4-7, 2014).
     
  24. M. Islam, M. A. I. Mahmood, M. M. Bellah, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Nanotextured PDMS Substrates for Enhanced Roughness and Aptamer Immobilization for Cancer Cell Capture," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, Denver, CO, USA, (March 4-7, 2014).
     
  25. M. A. I. Mahmood, W. Ali, A. Adnan and S. M. Iqbal, "Selective Translocation of Proteins through DNA-Functionalized Solid-state Nanopores," at 58th Annual Meeting of Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, USA, (February 15-19, 2014).
     
  26. M. A. I. Mahmood, Y.-T. Kim, A. D. Ellington S. M. Iqbal, "Tumor Cell Capture, Isolation and Quantification of Growth, Movement and Interactions on Aptamer Functionalized Chips – Novel Cytological Tool for Early Diagnosis," at NCI-NIBIB Point of Care Technologies for Cancer Conference, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD, USA, (January 8-10, 2014).
     
  27. A. Villete, A. Ilyas, M. Ahsan and S. M. Iqbal, "Differentiating Cell Type from Biomechanical Characteristics through Solid-state Micropores," at 2013  Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (2013 ABRCMS), Nashville, Tennessee, USA (November 13-16, 2013).
     
  28. M. Islam, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Cell Elasticity-based Microfluidic Isolation of Metastatic Tumor Cells," at The Joint Fall 2013 Meeting of the Texas Sections of the American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers and the Society of Physics Students, Brownsville, Texas, USA (October 10-12, 2013).
     
  29. A. Ilyas, M. Ahsan, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Biomechanical Discrimination of Diseased Cells for Cancer Diagnosis," at The Joint Fall 2013 Meeting of the Texas Sections of the American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers and the Society of Physics Students, Brownsville, Texas, USA (October 10-12, 2013).
     
  30. A. Ilyas, J. U. Menon, K. T. Nguyen and S. M. Iqbal, "Salt Porogen for Synthesis of Porous Nanoparticles," at NSF Workshop on Nano on Micro Manufacturing, Dearborn, Michigan, USA (May 22-23, 2013).
     
  31. M. A. I. Mahmood and S. M. Iqbal, "Using Spice Schematics to Deliver the Essence of Microelectronics," at 2013 ASEE Gulf Southwest Annual Regional Conference – Engineering Education Without Borders, Arlington, Texas, USA (March 21-23, 2013).
     
  32. M. A. I. Mahmood, U. J. M. Khan, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Quantification of Tumor Cell Growth, Movement and Interactions on Aptamer Functionalized Chips as Novel Detection Modality," at Sigma Xi Southwest Regional Research Conference, Dallas, TX, USA (Jan 11-13, 2013). BEST PAPER AWARD.
     
  33. M. A. I. Mahmood, U.H.T. Pham, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Isolation and Typing of Tumour Cells from Images of Aptamer-Functionalized Chips," at International Conference on Nanotechnology in Medicine (NanoMED) 2012, University College London, London, UK (November 7-9, 2012).
     
  34. W. T. Kahsai and S. M. Iqbal, "Self-Assembly and Characterization of Microfluidic Channels made with Phase-Separation Approach," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA (Oct 24-27, 2012).
     
  35. M. A. I. Mahmood, U. J. Khan, Y. Wan, Y-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Metastatic Tumor Cells Show Distinct Behavior on Aptamer Functionalized Chips," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA (Oct 24-27, 2012).
     
  36. W. Asghar, A. Hafeez, A. R. Butt and S. M. Iqbal, "Lab on Chip Platform Integrated with Graphics Processing Units for Real-time Detection of Tumor Cells," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA (Oct 24-27, 2012).
     
  37. M. A. I. Mahmood, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Detection of Tumor Cells from Image Analysis of Transient Morphological Changes," in Proc. of the 5th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2012), Crete Island, Greece (June 6-8, 2012).
     
  38. M. M. Bellah, M. Islam, A. Ilyas, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Low Concentration Circulating Tumor Cell Detection with Functionalized Solid State Micropore," US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology, Grapevine, TX (May 1-4, 2012).
     
  39. A. Ilyas, M. J. Bari, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "Nano-electrode Break-junctions for Electrical Detection of Cancer Biomarkers," US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology, Grapevine, TX (May 1-4, 2012).
     
  40. W. Asghar, A. Hafeez, C. M. A. Arafat, A. R. Butt and S. M. Iqbal, "Real-time Detection, Clustering and Analysis of Micropore Cell Translocation Data with Commercial Graphics Processor," US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology, Grapevine, TX (May 1-4, 2012).
     
  41. M. A. I. Mahmood, U. J. M. Khan, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Distinct Behavior of Metastatic Tumor Cells on Nano-textured Aptamer Functionalized Chips," US-Korea Joint Symposium of Nanotechnology, Grapevine, TX (May 1-4, 2012).
     
  42. C. M. A. Arafat, Sri D. Vidyala, Waseem Asghar and Samir M Iqbal, "Eco-friendly Deposition of Fluorinated Nanocomposites," at International Conference on Materials Science and its Applications, Taif, Saudi Arabia (Feb 13-15, 2012).
     
  43. J. S. Sankaran, U. H. T. Pham, W. T. Kahsai and S. M. Iqbal, "PEO as the Hydrophilic Material for Circular Microchannel Fabrication in PDMS using Hydrophilic-Hydrophobic Interaction," at 2011 Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security (NANO-DDS) Conference, New York, NY (August 29-September 1, 2011).
     
  44. Y. Wan, W. Asghar, P. B. Allen, A. D. Ellington, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Circulating Tumor Cells in Microfluidic Devices for Global Health," at Cancer Detection and Diagnostics Technologies for Global Health Conference, NIH campus, Rockville, MD (August 22-23, 2011).
     
  45. A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. H.-C. Jin, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, "Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts for Energy Transduction," at European MRS 2011 Spring Meeting and E-MRS/MRS Bilateral Conference on Energy, Nice, France (May 9-13, 2011).
     
  46. Y. Wan, Y.-t. Kim, N. Li, A. D. Ellington, R. Bachoo and S. M. Iqbal, "Novel Solid-State Coatings for Cancer Cell Isolation and Cytology," at 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), Arlington, TX, USA (Apr 29-May 1, 2011).
     
  47. S. D. Vidyala, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "Nanotextured Organic Polymer Film for Coating MEMS Devices," at 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), Arlington, TX, USA (Apr 29-May 1, 2011).
     
  48. W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, S. Sumitsawan, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, "Controlled Shrinking of Nanopores with in situ Surface Functionalization," at 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), Arlington, TX, USA (Apr 29-May 1, 2011).
     
  49. J. A. Billo, K. McClurg and S. M. Iqbal, "Bias-able Break Junctions for Biological Sensing," at 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), Arlington, TX, USA (Apr 29-May 1, 2011).
     
  50. Y. Wan, Y.-t. Kim, N. Li, A. D. Ellington, R. Bachoo and S. M. Iqbal, "Surface texturing and molecular functionalization for cancer cell isolation," at World’s Best Technologies Innovation Marketplace, Arlington, TX, USA (Mar 22-23, 2011).
     
  51. J. S. Sankaran, W. T. Kahsai, U. H. T. Pham and S. M. Iqbal, "Lithography-Free Microchannel Fabrication in PDMS," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2011, Dallas, TX, USA (March 21-25, 2011).
     
  52. J. A. Billo, W. Asghar and S. M. Iqbal, "Heat Treatment to Shrink Solid-State Nanopores," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2011, Dallas, TX, USA (March 21-25, 2011).
     
  53. W. Asghar, A. Ilyas, R. B. Timmons and S. M. Iqbal, "Polymerization of nanopores for controlled surface charges," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2011, Dallas, TX, USA (March 21-25, 2011).
     
  54. M. Johnson, H. Stephanou, M. R. Roner, and S. M. Iqbal, "Surface Capture and Imaging of H1N1 Virus," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  55. R. A. Khan, W. Asghar, Y. Wan, and S. M. Iqbal, "Single Pore System for Classification of Cells," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  56. W. T. Kahsai, U. H. T. Pham, R. Shafabakhsh, J. S. Sankaran, and S. M. Iqbal, "Characterization of Self-Assembled Micro/Nanochannel Fabrication in PDMS," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  57. A. Shahid, A. Ilyas, N. Obulareddy, M. H.-C. Jin, M. Melotto and S. M. Iqbal, "Photosynthetically Active Protoplasts for Power Scavenging - Absorbance and Optical Density Analysis," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  58. S. Vasudevan, D. Tamuly, D. Dave, S. M. Iqbal, R. Bachoo and Y.-t. Kim, "Novel Microchannel Device for Real Time Monitoring Tumor Cell Migration," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  59. S. D. Vidyala, S. Goyal, Y.-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Vapor-phase Nano-textured Coating of Biocompatible Organic Films on Solid State Surfaces," at Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA (October 6-9, 2010).

  60. A. Ramachandran, Q. Guo, S. M. Iqbal and Y. Liu, "Modeling DNA Translocation Kinetics in Nanopores with Selectivity," in Proc. of ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB 2010), Houston, TX, USA (February 7-10, 2010).

  61. R. MacCarron*, A. Shahid*, H. Chang, E. S. Kolesar and S. M. Iqbal, "Examining the Current Characteristics of Solid-State Micropores and Nanopores for Target Molecule Detection," at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Scientific Meeting 2009 themed "Bridging the 3 Rivers of Biology, Engineering and Medicine," Pittsburgh, PA, USA (October 7-10, 2009) (*: Equal Contribution, Undergraduate students).

  62. W. T. Kahsai*, S. Goyal and S. M. Iqbal, "Fabrication of Microchannels on Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) for Chemical and Biological Analysis" at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Scientific Meeting 2009 themed "Bridging the 3 Rivers of Biology, Engineering and Medicine," Pittsburgh, PA, USA (October 7-10, 2009) (*:Undergraduate student).

  63. S. Goyal, W. T. Kahsai, and S. M. Iqbal, "Self-Assembled Non-Lithographic Micro-Channel Fabrication," at  2009 Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security (NANO-DDS), Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA (Sep 28-Oct 2, 2009).

  64. P. P. Ramachandran and S. M. Iqbal, "Research Integrated Education in Bio-Nanotechnology," at Symposium on Undergraduate Nano-Education: Addressing the Challenges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering Education, SUNY-Albany, NY, USA (August 5-8, 2009).

  65. S. Goyal, M. R. Noor, S. M. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Single-base Mutation Detection of DNA using Bio-Chip," in Proc. of From DNA-Inspired Physics to Physics-Inspired Biology, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1-5 June 2009).

  66. M. R. Noor, S. Goyal, S. M. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Specific Detection of Genes using Biochip and Gold Nanoparticles," at WBTshowcase, Arlington, TX, USA (2009).

  67. S. Goyal, Y.-T. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Specific Protein Concentration from Molecule Mixture through Active Synthetic Nanochannels," at WBTshowcase, Arlington, TX, USA (2009).

  68. P. P. Ramachandran, S. M. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Electronic Detection of Specific Proteins using Nucleic Acid based CMOS chips," at WBTshowcase, Arlington, TX, USA (2009).

  69. Y. Liu, A. Ramachandran and S. M. Iqbal, "The Effects of Bio-functionalization on Solid-state Nanopore Transport – Theory and Experiments on DNA," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (March 16–20, 2009).

  70. P. P. Ramachandran, S. M. Christensen and S. M. Iqbal, "Physical Detection of Specific Proteins using Gold Nanoparticles," at American Physical Society, 2008 Joint Meeting of Texas & Four Corners Sections, El Paso, TX, USA (October 17-18, 2008).

  71. S. Goyal, M. R. Noor, and S. M. Iqbal, "Comparing Electrostatic and Covalent DNA Attachment on Silicon Surface for Diagnostic Applications," at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting 2008, St. Louis, MS, USA (Oct 1-4, 2008).

  72. S. M. Iqbal, B. M. K. Venkatesan, D. Akin, and R. Bashir, "Biochemistry in the Nanopores," at American Physical Society March Meeting 2008, New Orleans, LA, USA (March 10–14, 2008).

  73. S. M. Iqbal, E. P. Judokusumo, B. M. K. Venkatesan, D. Akin, and R. Bashir, "Biochemical Functionalization of Semiconductor Devices: Cation Selectivity and Surface Charges," at 49th Electronic Materials Conference, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN, USA (June 20-22, 2007).

  74. S. M. Iqbal, B. M. K. Venkatesan, F. Kosari, G. Vasmatzis, D. Peroulis, and R. Bashir, "Length discrimination of short ds-DNA using solid-state nanopore sensors," at 2nd International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology 2006, University of California - Santa Barbara, CA, USA (2006).

  75. S. M. Iqbal, G. Balasundaram, S. Ghosh, D. E. Bergstrom and R. Bashir, "Electrical Detection of DNA Hybridization Using Nano-Gap Gold Break-Junctions," at 46th Electronic Materials Conference, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN, USA (2005).

Invited Talks / Seminars

  1. "Cell Profiles through a Micropore for Benchtop Cancer Staging," at 2nd Biennial Conference on Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine (MNMC 2014), Oahu, HI, USA, (December 8-12, 2014).                                                                                                                                
  2. "Nanotextured Microfluidic Channels to Mimic Multiscale Architectures of Living Tissue," at 6th Annual Lab-on-a-Chip & Microarray World Congress, San Diego, CA, USA, (September 18-19, 2014).                                                                                                                    
  3. "Nanotextured Surfaces for Enhanced Cellular Selectivity, Culture and Growth," at 9th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT), Dublin, Ireland, (September 8-11, 2014).                                                                                                    
  4. "Differentiating Disease from Health using Nanotechnology and Microfluidics," at 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics, San Antonio, TX, USA, (August 11-13, 2014).                                                                                                                                      
  5. "Functionalized Nanomaterials and Nanostructures for Biosensing and Medical Applications," at M.Tech (Nanotechnology) Seminar Series, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, India, (August 4, 2014).                                                                                              
  6. "Nano-engineered Devices for Diagnostics," at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), Powai-Mumbai, India, (August 14, 2014).                                                                                                        
  7. "Nano-Bio-Info Opportunities for Disease Diagnostics, Biosensing and Medical Applications," at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India, (August 19, 2014)                                                                                                                                                                                        
  8. "Nanotechnology for Disease Diagnostics, Biosensing and Medical Applications," Seminar to MSc Students, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, India, (August 20, 2014).                                                                                                                              
  9. "Physical Investigations at Nano-Bio Interface for Early Disease Diagnostics and Biomedical Applications," Seminar to School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, (August 20, 2014).                                                                                                                      
  10. "The Effects of Nanotextured Interfaces in Biosensing," at 2nd USA International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-USA), Houston, TX, USA, (May 19-22, 2014).                                                                                                                                  
  11. "Understanding the Physics of Life with Micro and Nanotechnologies," Seminar at Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, USA (April 30, 2014).                                                            
  12. "Nanotextured and Tissue-Mimetic Environments for Cancer Diagnostics," in 2013 Nanobiotechnology Seminar Series at The Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA, (Nov 14, 2013).                                                                                                                        
  13. "Biomedical Nanotechnology," at the International Symposium on Nanomaterials – Potential Applications and Challenges, Lahore, Pakistan, (Oct 31, 2013).                                                              
  14. "Behind Enemy Lines: Learning from Cancer towards Early Diagnostics," at Second Conference on Nanotechnology for Biological and Biomedical Applications (Nano-Bio-Med 2013), Trieste, Italy (17 Oct 2013).
     
  15. "Nanotextured Devices in Disease Diagnostics," Department of Bioengineering Seminar Series, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA (2 Oct 2013).
     
  16. "Physical Manifestations of Molecular Mutations in Chip-based Cancer Diagnostics," Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (27 June 2013).
     
  17. "Solid-state Nanopores Functionalized for Selective Biomarker Detection – Interactions from Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies," at the 4th International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems (IC4N), Corfu, Greece (16-20 June 2013).
     
  18. "Nanotextured Materials for Reverse Engineering to Primary Tumor," 4th Annual NanoFrontiers Symposium, at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, USA (5-7 June 2013).
     
  19. "Faculty Life – What I Wish I had Know," Guest Lecture to Preparing Future Faculty Course, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (23 Apr 2013).
     
  20. "Strategies for Isolating and Releasing Tumor Cells in Nano-textured Microfluidic Systems," Asian International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT-Asia), Wuhan, China (13-15 March 2013).
     
  21. "Nano-Engineered Bio-interfaces," Physics Department Colloquium, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (13 Feb 2013).
     
  22. "Nanotechnology in Medicine and Biology," International Workshop on Nanotechnology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (23 Sep 2012).
     
  23. "Illuminating Bad Behavior: Quantifying Tumor Cell Activities on Nano-Engineered Surfaces," Optical Sciences Center for Applied Research (OSCAR) Seminar, Delaware State University, Dover, DE, USA (13 Sep 2012).
     
  24. "Faking It: Fooling Cancer Cells with Textured Surfaces," NSF Workshop on Micro, Nano, Bio Systems: Building on the Past and Planning for the Future, Arlington, VA, USA (30-31 Mar 2012).

  25. "Nano-textured Interfaces for Enhanced Biocompatibility," Society For Neuroscience Meeting, Arlington-Fort Worth Chapter, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (2 Mar 2012).

  26. "Fishing for Bad Guys: Nano-Engineered Surfaces for Early Detection," Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA (9 Dec 2011).

  27. "Nano-Devices and Systems for Bio Applications aka Bio-Nanotechnology," Guest Lecture to EE 1205-Introduction to EE, Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (2 Nov 2011).

  28. "Biomimicking Cell Microenvironment for Cancer Detection," Joint ICTP-KFAS Nano-Bio-Med Conference 2011, Trieste, Italy (13 Oct 2011).

  29. "Early Diagnostics with Nano-Engineering," UTA/UTSW Bioengineering Videoconference Seminar, Department of Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (9 Sep 2011).

  30. "Academic Integrity," Three-session lecture series for new graduate students, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (19, 23, 25 Aug 2011).
     
  31. "Bio-Nanotechnology," Governor's Science and Technology Champions Academy, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (3 Aug 2011).
     
  32. "Becoming a Part of American Academia: Where did I go wrong?," Guest Lecture to Preparing Future Faculty Course (Syllabus), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (26 Apr 2011).

  33. "Nano-Engineering for Diagnostics," Department of Engineering Mechanics Seminar Series, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA (12 Apr 2011).

  34. "Nano-devices for Smart Sensing," Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar Series, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (3 Dec 2010).

  35. "Opportunities of Scale: Engineering Approaches for Early Diagnosis," Invited Talk in Biotechnologies Track at METROCON 2010, Arlington, TX, USA (30 Sep 2010).

  36. "Smart Sensing for Diagnostics," Graduate Materials Seminars, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (24 Sep 2010).

  37. "Opportunities of Scale: MEMS and NEOS in Medicine," Texas MEMS Dinner Meeting, Richardson, TX, USA (8 Apr 2010).

  38. "Zeptotech and Zettaflops: Need for Speed in Diagnostics using Nano-Bio-Molecular Sensors," Seminar to Center for Research in Wireless Mobility and Networking (CReWMaN) during 10th Anniversary Celebrations,  The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (26 Mar 2010).

  39. "Becoming a part of American academia: Where did I go wrong?," College of Engineering Faculty Presentation during Engineers Week 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (18 Feb 2010).

  40. "Ohmics for Omics: New Approaches in Diagnostics!," UTA/UTSW Bioengineering Videoconference Seminar, Department of Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA (4 Dec 2009).

  41. "Nano-Devices: In Pursuit of the Omics Revolution!," Centre for Scientific Computing Colloquia, The University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (16 Jun 2009).

  42. "Bio-Nano and BioMEMS: Novel Biochips for Genes and Proteins," Plenary Talk, at the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA'09), Corfu, Greece (6-13 Jun 2009).

  43. "Electronic Interface with Genes, Proteins and Cells," UT Southwestern Medical Center Research Conference, Dallas, TX, USA (Apr 2009).

  44. "Nano-Biosensors: Following the Omics Revolution!," Seminar to Department of Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA (Oct 2008).

  45. "Silicon Based Nanosensors for Biology and Medicine," Invited Tutorial at PRiME2008, 214th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, USA (Oct 2008).

  46. "Nanotechnology for Early Disease Detection: Challenges and Opportunities," Seminar to Materials Science and Engineering Department, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA (Oct 2008).

  47. "Nano-scale Devices for Biological Sensing," Invited Tutorial at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Antennas and Propagation Society (IEEE-APS) Mini Symposium on Emerging Technologies, Richardson, TX, USA (Oct 2008).

  48. "From MEMS to NEMS: Engineering Smart Sensors," Symposium ‘Nano Systems and Processes’ by IEEE-EDS Bangladesh Section, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jun 2008).

  49. "From MEMS to NEMS: Engineering Smart Sensors," Sole Speaker Seminar Series at East West University, University of Dhaka, Islamic University of Technology, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, United International University, Ahsanullah  University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh (Jun 2008).                                                  
  50. "Engineering Nano-Biosensors," Seminar to the Department of Bioengineering Seminar Series, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (2007).

  51. "Silicon Based Nanopore Sensors for Detection of DNA Molecules," Molecular Conduction Workshop 2007, Institute for Nanoelectronics and Computing/Network for Computational Nanotechnology, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA (Jul 2007).                                  
  52. "Nanoscale Electrical Devices for DNA Characterization," Seminar to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, (2007).                                                                                                                                
  53. "Nanoscale Electrical Devices for DNA Characterization," Seminar to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, (2007).                                                                                                                              
  54. “Solid-State Biological Sensors at the Nano-Scales,” Seminar to the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA, (2007).                                                                                                                          
  55. "On the Cross-roads of Biology and Nanotechnology - Selective DNA Nanopore Sensors," Birck Nanotechnology Seminar Series, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA (Feb 2007) Video, Slides.                                                                                    
  56. "DC Electrical Characterization of ds-DNA in Nanogap Junctions,” Invited Talk at 3rd Molecular Conduction and Sensors Workshop, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, (2005).

Patents / IP Disclosures

  1. S. M. Iqbal, M. A. I. Mahmood, Y. Wan, , S. Goyal, U. J. M. Khan and Y.-t. Kim, "Methods of Detecting Tumor Cells," U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 14/323,840, (2014).                                                                                                                                                                  
  2. S. M. Iqbal, A. Ilyas, W. Asghar and Y.-t. Kim, "Solid-state Micropore Biosensor for High Throughput Cell Typing, Discrimination and Disease Detection," IP Disclosure filed, (2014).                                                                                                                                                                              
  3. S. M. Iqbal, M. A. I. Mahmood, Y. Wan, U. J. M. Khan and Y.-t. Kim, "Tumor Cell Identification from Morphological Behavior on Nano-textured Functionalized Chips," IP Disclosure filed, (2014).                                                                                                                                            
  4. A. Jain, S. M. Iqbal, V. Vishwakarma and W. Ali, "Seperation, Purification and Collection of Proteins using Temperature-dependent Detachment Dynamics on a Microheater Device," IP Disclosure filed, (2013).                                                                                                                                    
  5. S. M. Iqbal, S. Goyal, S. M. Christensen and M. R. Noor, "Nano-Scale Biosensors," US Patent #8,283,936 issued on 9 Oct 2012.                                                                                  
  6. S. M. Iqbal, W. Asghar and A. Ilyas, "Novel, Rapid and Inexpensive Synthesis of Nano-textured Scaffolds from Chicken Eggshells," IP Disclosure filed, (2011).                                                                              
  7. S. M. Iqbal, S. Goyal, Y-t. Kim, and Y. Wan, "Nano-Scale Biosensors," Patent Pending #13/081,319 (2011)

  8. S. M. Iqbal, S. Christensen, S. Goyal, M. R. Noor, and P. P. Ramachandran, "Methods, Compositions and Apparatus for Nanoscale Biosensors," U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/321,770 (2010)

  9. K. A. Schug, S. Spencer, Y-t. Kim and S. M. Iqbal, "Method, Apparatus and Compositions for Imaging Proteins from Polymer Membranes by Mass Spectrometry," U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/303,661 (2010)

  10. S. M. Iqbal, Y-t. Kim, and S. Goyal, "Method and Apparatus for Making Channels in Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) using Self-assembly," U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/390,398 (2010)