Publications & Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Literature

  • “Simultaneous rheo-electric measurements of strongly conductive complex fluids” Helal A., Divoux T. & McKinley G. H., submitted to Physical Review Applied, ArXiv# 1604.00336  Link
  • “A Low-Dissipation, Pumpless, Gravity-Induced Flow Battery”, Chen X-W, Hopkins B., Helal A., Chiang Y-M. et al.,  Energy & Environmental Science, March 2016,  Link
  • “Yield hardening of electrorheological fluids in channel flow”, Helal A., Qian B., McKinley G. & Hosoi A.E., accepted in Physical Review Applied, March 2016
  • Biphasic Electrode Suspensions for Li-Ion Semi-solid Flow Cells with High Energy Density, Fast Charge Transport, and Low-Dissipation Flow”, Wei T-S., Fan F., Helal A., Smith K., McKinley G., Chiang Y-M. & Lewis J., Advanced Energy Materials, 2015 – Link
  • “Polysulfide Flow Batteries Enables by Percolating Nanoscale Conductor Networks”, Fan F., Woodford W., Li Z., Baram N., Smith K., Helal A., McKinley G., Carter W.C., & Chiang Y-M., Nano Letters, 2014 – Link
  • “Fast Relaxations in Foam”, Krishnan K., Helal A., Hoehler R. & Cohen-Addad S., Physical Review E, Vol 82/1, 2010 – Link


  • “Gravity Induced Flow Cell”  B. Hopkins et al., US2015/0155585A1 – Link
  • “Metal Sulfide Electrodes and Energy Storage Devices Thereof”  Yet-Ming Chiang et al., PCT/US2014014681 – Link

Academic Conferences

  • “Simultaneous rheo-electric measurements of strongly conductive complex fluids” Society of Rheology Meeting, Baltimore, Oct. 2015
  • “Rheological & electrical characterization of carbon black suspensions under shear”, American Physics Society, March Meeting, San Antonio, March 2015
  • Effects of confinement & surface roughness in electrorheological flows”, 67th American Physics Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, San Francisco, Nov. 2014
  • Study of the rheology & wall slip of carbon black suspensions for semi-solid flow batteries”,86th Society of Rheology Meeting, Philadelphia, Oct. 2014
  • Characterization and Modeling of the Rheology & Slip of Semi-solid Suspensions for Redox Flow Cells” (Poster), JCESR all-hands meeting, Jan. 2014
  • “Design of Integrated Electrorheological (ER) Valves”, 84th Society of Rheology Meeting, Pasadena, Feb. 2013