Journal Publications and Book Chapters

•     Jang, L. K. and Lo, R. C., “Spreadsheet procedure for simulating setpoint tracking in SISO by

          dynamic matrix control”, Chemical Engineering Education. v49 n3 p175-183, Summer 2015

•     Lo, R. C., Bhatia, H., Venkatraman, R., and Jang, L. K., “Microfluidics @ the Beach:

          Introduction of Microfluidics Technology to the ChE Curriculum at Cal State Long Beach”,

          Chemical Engineering Education. v49 n2 p111-117, Spring 2015

•     Jang, L. K. and Lo, R. C., “Developing a straightforward tuning method for weak acid or weak

          base neutralization control system”, Chemical Engineering & Process Techniques. Vol. 2,

          pp 1023, 2014

•     Lo, R. C., “Application of microfluidics in chemical engineering”, Chemical Engineering &

          Process Techniques. Vol. 1, pp 1002, 2013

•     Lo, R. C., “Application of microfluidics in bioprocesses”, Journal of Bioprocessing and

          Biotechniques. Vol. 2, pp e109, 2012

•     Lo, R. C. and Joffe, A., “Influence of DNA-dye complex stability on separation resolution in

          microchip electrophoresis”, Bioanalysis, Vol. 4, pp 693-701, 2012

•     Riveros, T. A., Lo, R. C., Salgado, M., Carmona, H., and Gomez, F. A., "Microchip capillary

          electrophoresis to study the binding of ligands to teicoplanin derivatized on magnetic

          beads", Capillary Electrophoresis and Microchip Capillary Electrophoresis, Garcia, C. D.

          and Carrilho, E., Eds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp 359-365, 2013

•     Goldberg, M. D., Lo, R. C., Abele, S., Macka, M., and Gomez, F. A. “Development of

          microfluidic chips for heterogeneous receptor-ligand interaction studies”. Analytical

          Chemistry. Vol. 81, pp 5095-5098, 2009

•     Sariikhanikhorami, M., Lo, R. C., and Gomez, F. A. “Use of magnetic beads to study the

          interaction of ristocetin with peptides and bacteria”. Bioanalysis. Vol. 1, pp 721-727, 2009

•     Liu, X. J., Lo, R. C., and Gomez, F. A. “Fabrication of a microfluidic enzyme reactor utilizing

          magnetic beads”. Electrophoresis. Vol. 30, pp 2129-2133, 2009

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M. “Microchip gel electrophoresis of DNA with integrated whole-column

          detection”. Lab on a Chip Technologies and Applications, Avi Rasooly and Keith E. Herold,

          Editors. Horizon Scientific Press, Norwich, UK. 2009

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M. “Microchip DNA electrophoresis with automated whole-gel scanning

          detection”. Lab on a Chip. Vol. 8, pp 2135-2145, 2008

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M. “Separation performance of single-stranded DNA electrophoresis in

          photopolymerized crosslinked polyacrylamide gels”. Electrophoresis. Vol. 27, pp 373-386,


•     Ugaz, V. M., Elms, R. D., Lo, R. C., Shaikh, F. A. and Burns, M. A. “Microfabricated

          electrophoresis systems for DNA sequencing and genotyping applications: current

          technology and future directions”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of

          London A. Vol. 362, pp 1105-1129, 2004

•     Lin, S.-C., Lin, K.-G., Lo, C.-C., and Lin, Y.-M. “Enhanced biosurfactant production by a

          Bacillus licheniformis mutant”. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. Vol. 23, pp 267-273, 1998

•     Lo, C.-C. and Lin, S.-C. “The dispersion of oil from oil sludge by a biosurfactant”. Journal of

          Chinese Colloid and Interface Society. Vol. 20, pp 117-124, 1997

Refereed Conference Publications

•     Farahani, B. H., Rahai, H. R., Lo, R. C., and Faraji, S., Experimental investigations of the

          effects of a humid air system and an exhaust scrubber on diesel emissions”, 2013 I-NUF

          5th METRANS Urban Freight Conference Proceedings, 2013

•     Lo, R. C., Joffe, A., Truong, T., and Dinh, O. H., “Microfluidics @ the Beach: An inexpensive

          imaging system for microfluidics labs”. 2012 PSW ASEE Conference Proceedings,

          pp 147-152, 2012

•     Truong, T., Ferguson, S. W., and Lo, R. C., “ Microfluidics @ the Beach: Introduction of

          microfluidics technology to the chemical engineering curriculum at CSULB”. 2011 ASEE

          Conference Proceedings, AC 2011-1943, 2011.

•     Mendez, S., Ko, Y.-F., Lo, R. C., Bahr, D., and Cheng, K., “ Preliminary studies of

          natural fiber composites for use in wind turbine blades”, SAMPE 2011 Conference

          Proceedings, 1398, 2011

•     Joffe, A., Truong, T., Ferguson, W. S., and Lo, R. C., “Developing a miniaturized assay for

          label-free, high-throughput biomolecule analysis”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN,

          October 2011  

•     Mendez, S., Cheng, K., and Lo, R. C., “Droplet-based microfluidics for high-throughput studies

          of enzyme catalyzed reactions”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 2011     

•     Cheng, K., Bahr, D., Lo, R. C., and Mendez, S., “Chemical and mechanical analysis of green

          composites materials made from natural fibers of hemp, flax, and hay”, AIChE Annual

          Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 2011

•     Joffe, A. and Lo, R. C., “Facile fabrication of microfluidic chips for UV absorbance-based

          detection”, SCURC 2011, Santa Barbara, CA, April 2011

•     Bahr, D., Cheng, K., Chiang, J., Mendez, S., Lo, R. C., Ko, Y.-F., and Bahr, B.,“Chemical and

          mechanical analysis of green composites made from fibers of hemp,

          flax, and hay”, SCURC 2011, Santa Barbara, CA, April 2011

•     Cheng, K., Chiang, Jay, Nazmi, A., Mendez, S., and Lo, R. C., “Creation and development of

          high-throughput microfluidics to study enzyme catalyzed reactions”, SCURC 2011,

          Santa Barbara, CA, April 2011

•     Ferguson, S. W. and Lo, R. C., “Microfluidic organic synthesis system with automated

          two-dimensional UV absorbance imaging detection for online process optimization”,

          AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2010

•     Liu, X., Lo, R. C., Gomez, F. A., “Facile fabrication of an enzyme microreactor using magnetic

          microbeads”. NSTI-Nanotech 2010. Vol. 3, pp 141-144, 2010

•     Lo, R. C., Sariikhanikhorami, M., and Gomez, F. A., “Study of the interaction of ristocetin with

          peptides using magnetic beads coupled with fluorescence microscopy”, CSU Biotechnology

          Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, January 2009

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz V. M., “An automated rapid whole-gel scanning system for microfluidic gel

          electrophoresis”, LabAutomation 2007 Conference, Palm Springs, CA, January 2007

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz V. M., “Fast characterization of separation performance in single stranded

          DNA electrophoresis using a portable microfluidic device”, 23rd Annual Houston

          Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, February 2006

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M., “Rapid characterization of sieving gels for DNA electrophoresis

          using microfluidic devices”, MSB’2006 (20th International Symposium on Microscale

          Bioseparations), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January, 2006

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M., “A microfluidic platform for rapid screening of separation

          performance in gel matrices for DNA electrophoresis”, AIChE Annual Meeting,

          Cincinnati, OH, Nov., 2005

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M., “Using measurements of mobility, diffusion, and dispersion to

          predict separation resolution in DNA electrophoresis”, American Physical Society Annual     

          Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005

•     Lo, R. C. and Ugaz, V. M., “Diffusion, dispersion, and mobility of single-stranded DNA in

          polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis”, American Physical Society Annual Meeting, Montreal,

          Canada, March 2004

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