Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Ahmed Ismail

Lecturer in Fluid Dynamics

School of Engineering and Material Science
Queen Mary University of London


Microfluidics, Electrospray, Dynamics of Drops, Microencapsulation, 3D Bioprinting

Underpinning Bioengineering


Study the dynamics of fluids flow in micro-scale to develop microfluidic devices for applications such as hydrodynamic bio-fabrication of complex structures and microencapsulation.


Publications of specific relevance to Predictive in vitro Models


Ismail A and Taraki N (2022). The role of geometry on controlled cavity collapse and top jet drop. American Institute of Physics  Physics of Fluids  10.1063/5.0097090


Slavchov R, Peychev B and Ismail A (2021). Characterization of capillary waves: a review and a new optical method. Aip Publishing  Physics of Fluids  vol. 33, (10) 10.1063/5.0066759
Ismail AS, Goodwin GR, Castrejon-Pita JR, Noyce AJ and Azevedo HS (2021). A novel capsule-based smell test fabricated via coaxial dripping. The Royal Society  Journal of The Royal Society Interface  vol. 18, (177) 10.1098/rsif.2021.0039


Xia HH, Ismail A, Yao J and Stark J (2019). Scaling Laws for Transition from Varicose to Whipping Instabilities in Electrohydrodynamic Jetting. American Physical Society (Aps)  Physical Review Applied  vol. 12, (1) 10.1103/physrevapplied.12.014031


ISMAIL AS, YAO J, XIA HH and STARK J (2018). Breakup length of electrified liquid jets: Scaling laws and applications. American Physical Society  Physical Review Applied  10.1103/PhysRevApplied.10.064010
ISMAIL AS, Ganan-Calvo A, CASTREJON PITA JR, Herreda M and Castrejon-Pita AA (2018). Controlled Cavity Collapse: Scaling Laws of Drop Formation., Editors: Stebe K. Royal Society of Chemistry  Soft Matter  10.1039/C8SM00114F


ISMAIL A, Lopez-Herrera JM, Herrada MA, Modesto-Lopez LB and Gañán-Calvo AM (2016). Effect of a Surrounding Liquid Environment on the Electrical Disruption of Pendant Droplets. American Chemical Society  Langmuir: The Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids  vol. 32, (27) 6815-6824. 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01241


ISMAIL A, Herrada MA, Gañán-Calvo AM and Montanero JM (2015). Convective-to-absolute instability transition in a viscoelastic capillary jet subject to unrelaxed axial elastic tension. Physical Review E  vol. 92, (2) 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.023006
Herrada MA, ISMAIL AS, Montanero JM and Gañán-Calvo AM (2015). Stability of a rivulet flowing in a microchannel. International Journal of Multiphase Flow  vol. 69, 1-7. 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2014.10.012


ISMAIL AS, Herrada MA, López-Herrera JM and Gañán-Calvo AM (2014). Isothermal dissolution of small rising bubbles in a low viscosity liquid. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification  vol. 85, 136-144. 10.1016/j.cep.2014.08.002


Grants of specific relevance to Predictive in vitro Models
EC Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing Technologies
Ismail ASM
£296,834 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-04-2022 - 31-03-2024)

Novel capsule based smell test for the assessment of hyposmia/anosmia
Ismail ASM
£9,000 EPSRC IAA & STFC IAA (01-12-2020 - 31-03-2022)