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Publications

Publications

Books

  • W. Sirianni, B. Behkam (editors), “Methods in Targeted Drug Delivery”, Methods in Molecular Biology Series, 1831, 2018, Humana/Springer Press, New York, NY.

Book Chapter

  • E. J. Leaman, S. Suh, and B. Behkam, “Nanoscale Bacteria-Enabled Autonomous Drug Delivery System (NanoBEADS) for Cancer Therapy,” in Micro and Nano Robotics in Medicine, A. Ferreira, J. P. Desai (eds.), Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics, 2, pp. 87-109, 2018, World Scientific Publishing.
  • M. A. Traore, A. Sahari, and B. Behkam, “Construction of Bacteria-based Cargo Carriers for Targeted Cancer Therapy,” in Targeted Drug Delivery Methods, R. Sirianni, B. Behkam (eds.), Methods in Molecular Biology Series, 1831, pp. 25-35, 2018, Humana/Springer Press, New York, NY.
  • B. Behkam, M. Sitti, “Bacteria Integrated Swimming Micro-robots,” in M. Lungarella, et al., (eds.), 50 Years of AI, FestschriftLecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 4850, pp. 154-163, 2007.

Refereed Journal Publications

Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications

  • E. J. Leaman, B. Q. Geuther†, A. Sahari, and B. Behkam, “Statistical Modeling of a Distributed Network of Bacteria-propelled Microrobots (BacteriaBots), 2019 International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Helsinki, Finland, July 1-5, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/MARSS.2019.8860981.
  • E. J. Leaman, B. Q. Geuther, B. Behkam, "Hybrid Centralized/Decentralized Control of Bacteria-based Bio-hybrid Microrobots", 2018 International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS 2018), pp. 95-101, Nagoya, Japan, July 2018.
  • S. Suh, E. J. Leaman, Y. Zhan, and B. Behkam, “Mathematical Modeling of Bacteria-Enabled Drug Delivery System Penetration into Multicellular Tumor Spheroids,” in Proceedings of the 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 6162–6165, Honolulu, HI, July 2018.
  • P. W. Windes, D. K. Tafti, B. Behkam, “Computational Model of Human Capillary Hydrodynamics”, ASME 2016 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM2016-7858, Washington DC, July 2016.
  • B. Geuther, B. Behkam, “Towards Quorum Sensing Based Distributed Control for Network of Mobile Sensors”, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1549-1554, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 2013.
  • Z. Ye, J. Hou, M. Ellis, and B. Behkam, “ Effect of Anode Surface Roughness on Power Generation in Microbial Fuel Cells”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2012-88643, Houston, TX, Nov. 2012.
  • M. Traore and B. Behkam, “Bacterial Chemotaxis Enabled Autonomous Sorting of Micro-Particles”, Proceedings of the 34th Annual International IEEE Conference on Engineering in Biology and Medicine, pp. 2823-2826San Diego, CA, Aug. 2012.
  • Sahari, D. Headen, and B. Behkam, “Enhanced Directionality of Bio-Hybrid Mobile Micro-Robots Using Non-Spherical Body Geometries”, Proceedings of the 34th Annual International IEEE Conference on Engineering in Biology and Medicine, pp. 6580-6582San Diego, CA, Aug. 2012.
  • P. Zellner, A. Sahari, Y. Hosseini, B. Behkam, M. Agah, “Selective E.coli Trapping with 3D Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis Using DC-Biased, AC Electric Fields”, Proceedings of the 34th Annual International IEEE Conference on Engineering in Biology and Medicine, pp. 6285-6288San Diego, CA, Aug. 2012.
  • P. Zellner, A. Sahari, T. Shake, B. Behkam, M. Agah, “Off-chip Electrode Insulator Based Dielectrophoresis”, Proceedings of the Annual International IEEE Sensors Conference, pp. 1412-1415, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 2012.
  • M. Traore, B. Behkam, “Autonomous Sorting of Micro-particles using Bacterial Chemotaxis”, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2012-80827, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 2012.
  • M. Kargar, J. Saucke, A. S. Nain, B. Behkam, “Bioinspired Anti-biofilm surfaces based on topographical cues”, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2012-80827, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 2012.
  • A. Sahari, D. Headen, B. Behkam “Effect of Body Geometry on the Motile Behavior of BacteriaBots”, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2012-80827, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 2012.
  • V. Arabagi, B. Behkam, and M. Sitti, “Stochastic Dynamics of Bacteria Propelled Spherical Micro-Robots”, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3937-3942, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 2011.
  • M. A. Traore and B. Behkam, “A Stochastic Model for Chemotactic Motion of Micro-beads Propelled by Attached Bacteria”, Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS-EMBC International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronic, pp. 638-643, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2010.
  • J. N. Weaver, J. C. Alspaugh, and B. Behkam, “Toward a Minimally Invasive Bladder Pressure Monitoring System: Model Bladder for In Vitro Testing”, Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS-EMBC International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronic, pp. 704-709, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2010.
  • M. Traore, B. Behkam, "A Microfluidic Assay Device for Study of Chemotaxis in Cells and Microorganisms," Proceedings of the North Carolina Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, p. 79, Winston Salem, NC, Nov. 2009.
  • B. Behkam and M. Sitti, “Characterization of Bacterial Actuation of Micro-Objects,” Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1022-1027, Kobe, Japan, May 2009 (invited session).
  • B. Behkam, A. S. Nain, C. H. Amon, and M. Sitti, “Design and Numerical Modeling of an On-Board Chemical Release Module for Motion Control of Bacteria-Propelled Swimming Micro-robots,” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2008-68032, Boston, MA, Nov. 2008.
  • B. Behkam, and M. Sitti, “Bacterial Propulsion of Chemically Patterned Micro-Cylinders,” Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS-EMBC International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronic, pp. 753-757, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2008.
  • B. Behkam and M. Sitti, “Bacterial-Flagella Assisted Propulsion of Patterned Latex Particles: Effect of Particle Size,” IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, pp. 723-727, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2007.
  • B. Behkam and M. Sitti, “Toward Hybrid Swimming Micro-robots: Propulsion by an Array of Bacteria,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, pp. 2421-2424, New York, NY, Sept. 2006.
  • B. Behkam and M. Sitti, “Modeling and Testing of a Biomimetic Flagellar Propulsion Method for Microscale Biomedical Swimming Robots,” Proceeding of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 37 – 42, Monterey, CA, July 2005. 
  • B. Behkam and M. Sitti, “E. Coli Inspired Propulsion for Swimming Microrobots,” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2004-59621, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2004. 
  • B. Behkam, Y. Yang and M. Asheghi, “Thermal Property Measurement of Thin Aluminum Oxide Layers for Giant Magnetoresistive (GMR) Application,” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2003-41626, Washington D.C., Nov. 2003.
  • M. Asheghi, B. Behkam, K. Yazdani, R. Joshi and K. E. Goodson, “Thermal Conductivity Model for Thin Silicon-on-Insulator Layers at High Temperatures,” Proceedings of the IEEE International SOI Conference, pp. 51-52, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 2002.