Jaime Juarez


Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering


2020 Black Engr.
2529 Union Dr.
Ames, IA 500112030



  • PhD, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2011
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-San Antonio, 2006
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004

Interest Areas

  • Microfabrication
  • Microscopy
  • Microfluidics
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Soft Matter Physics
  • Self Assembly of Materials
  • Physics of Micro- and Nanoscale Forces
  • Simulation of Colloidal Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing of Polymers and Composites


  1. Meghana Akella, Soheila Shabaniverki, and Jaime J. Juárez, “Acoustohoretic Assembly of Millimeter-Scale Janus Fibers,” RSC Advances, vol. 10, p. 434, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/C9RA09796A
  1. Hsiang-Lan Yeh and Jaime J. Juárez, “Oil Phase Displacement by Acoustic Streaming in a Reservoir-on-a-Chip,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 23, p. 113, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-019-2279-x
  1. Soheila Shabaniverki, Antonio Alvarez-Valdivia, and Jaime J. Juárez, ”Portable Imaging Viscometry for Quantitative Complex Fluid Measurements,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. 107, p. 29, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2019.05.009
  1. Soheila Shabaniverki, Sarah Thorud and Jaime J. Juárez, “Protocol for assembling micro- and nanoparticles in a viscous liquid above a vibrating plate,” MethodsX, vol. 5, p. 1156, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2018.09.008
  1. Soheila Shabaniverki, Sarah Thorud and Jaime J. Juárez, “Vibrationally directed assembly of micro- and nanoparticle-polymer composites,” Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 192, p. 1209, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2018.06.068
  1. Hsiang-Lan Yeh and Jaime J. Juárez, “Waterflooding of Surfactant and Polymer Solutions in a Porous Media Micromodel,” Colloids and Interfaces, vol. 2, p. 23, 2018. https://doi.org/10.3390/colloids2020023
  1. Meghana Akella and Jaime J. Juárez, “High-Throughput Acoustofluidic Self-Assembly of Colloidal Crystals,” ACS Omega, vol. 3, p. 1425, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.7b01862
  1. Daniel M. Kalb, Frank A. Fencl, Travis A. Woods, August Swanson, Gian C. Maestas, Jaime J. Juárez, Bruce S. Edwards, Andrew P. Shreve, and Steven W. Graves, “Line Focused Excitation of Parallel Acoustic Focused Sample Streams for High Volumetric and Analytical Rate Flow Cytometry,” Analytical Chemistry, vol. 89, p. 9967, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02319
  1. Soheila Shabaniverki and Jaime J. Juárez, “Characterizing Gelatin Hydrogel Viscosity by Diffusing Colloidal Probe Microscopy,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 497, p. 73, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.02.057.
  1. Ming Fu, Kundan Chaudhary, Jonathan G. Lange, Ha Seong Kim, Jaime J. Juárez, Jennifer A. Lewis, Paul V. Braun, “Anisotropic Colloidal Templating of 3D Ceramic, Semiconducting, Metallic, and Polymeric Architectures,” Advanced Materials, vol. 26, p. 1740, 2014. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201304809.
  1. Kundan Chaudhary, Jaime J. Juárez, Qian Chen, Steve Granick and Jennifer A. Lewis, “Reconfigurable assemblies of Janus rods in AC electric fields,” Soft Matter, vol. 10, p. 1320, 2014. DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52418C. 
  1. Jaime J. Juárez, Pramod P. Mathai, J. Alexander Liddle and Michael A. Bevan, “Multiple Electrokinetic Actuators for Feedback Control of Colloidal Crystal Size,” Lab on a Chip, vol. 12, p. 4063, 2012. DOI: 10.1039/C2LC40692F. 
  1. Jaime J. Juárez and Michael A. Bevan, “Feedback Controlled Colloidal Self-Assembly,” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 22, p. 3833, 2012. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201200400.
  1. Kundan Chaudhary, Qian Chen, Jaime J. Juárez, Steve Granick and Jennifer A. Lewis, “Janus Colloidal Matchsticks,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, p. 12901, 2012. DOI: 10.1021/ja305067g.
  1. Jaime J. Juárez, Sarah Feicht and Michael A. Bevan, “Electric Field Mediated Assembly of Three Dimensional Equilibrium Colloidal Crystals,” Soft Matter, vol. 8, p. 94, 2012. DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06414B.
  1. Jaime J. Juárez, Brian G. Liu, Jing-Qin Cui, and Michael A. Bevan, “kT-Scale Colloidal Interactions in High-Frequency Inhomogeneous AC Electric Fields. Concentrated Ensembles,” Langmuir, vol. 27, p. 9219, 2011.  DOI: 10.1021/la2014804.
  1. Jaime J. Juárez, Jing-Qin Cui, Brian G. Liu, and Michael A. Bevan, “kT-Scale Colloidal Interactions in High-Frequency Inhomogeneous AC Electric Fields.   Single Particles,” Langmuir, vol. 27, p. 9211, 2011.  DOI: 10.1021/la201478y.
  1. Jaime J. Juárez and Michael A. Bevan, “Interactions and Microstructures in Electric Field Mediated Colloidal Assembly,” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 131, p. 134704, 2009. DOI: 10.1063/1.3241081.
  1. Jaime J. Juárez, Victor R. Contreras, Gaston R. Haupert, Steven Hill and Daren E. Daugaard, “Fast Pyrolysis of Distillated Ashe Juniper Biomass,” ASME 2006 Power Conference Proceedings, p. 585, 2006. DOI: 10.1115/POWER2006-88022.
  1. Ryan D. McDaniel, Swati Mohan and Jaime Juárez, “Inner Solar System Sample Return Missions Using Solar Electric Propulsion,” IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings, vol. 1, p. 509, 2003. DOI: 10.1109/AERO.2003.1235079.