Dileep Mampallil


Associate Professor

Department of Physics, IISER Tirupati

Email: dileep.mampallil [AT] iisertirupati.ac.in

Phone: +91 877 2500 435

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Research Interests

Microfluidics: We perform fundamental and applied research towards developing lab-on-chip technology for diagnostic and sensing applications. Major tools that we use are Electro-wetting and Surface Acoustic Waves (SAW). We also work on Electrochemical sensing.

Educational and Professional Career

  • Ph.D (07, 2011): Physics of Complex Fluids Group, University of Twente, The Netherlands

  • Postdoc (08, 2011 - 07, 2013): Nanoionics Group, University of Twente, The Netherlands

  • Postdoc (08, 2013 - 07, 2015): Division of Biomedical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Scotland

  • Assistant Professor (August, 2015 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India

Honours and Awards

  • DST early career grant from Govt. of India

Selected Publications

  • Dileep Mampallil, Julien Reboud, Rab Wilson, Douglas Wylie, David Klug and Jon Cooper, "Acoustic Suppression of the Coffee-Ring Effect", Soft Matter 11, 7207 (2015).

  • Dileep Mampallil, Klaus Mathwig, Shuo Kang and Serge G. Lemay, "Reversible Adsorption of Outer-Sphere Redox Molecules at Pt Electrodes", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5, 636 (2014).

  • Shuo Kang, Ab F. Nieuwenhuis , Klaus Mathwig, Dileep Mampallil, and Serge G. Lemay, "Electrochemical Single-Molecule Detection in Aqueous Solution using Self-Aligned Nanogap Transducers", ACS Nano 7, 10931 (2013).

  • Klaus Mathwig, Dileep Mampallil, Shuo Kang, and Serge G. Lemay, "Electrical Cross-Correlation Spectroscopy: Measuring Picoliter-per-Minute Flows in Nanochannels", Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 118302 (2012).

  • Dileep Mampallil, Dirk van den Ende, and Frieder Mugele, "Controlling Flow Patterns in Oscillating Sessile Drops by Breaking Azimuthal Symmetry ", Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 154102 (2011).


  • PHY-121: Waves and Matter

  • PHY-112: Undergraduate (1st year) Lab

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