In preparation or under review

G. Santagiuliana, N. Pugno, L. Botto. “Liquid processing of 2D nanomaterials: from nanomechanics to hydrodynamics of nanosheet rupture and exfoliation” (in preparation) 

G. Salussolia, N. Pugno, E. Barbieri, L. Botto “Liquid-phase exfoliation of multilayer 2D nanomaterials: a mesoscale model of hydrodynamic peeling” (in preparation)

Giovanni Santagiulianaa, Olivier T. Picota,b, Maria Crespoa, Harshit Porwala,b, Han Zhanga,b, Yan Lia,c, Luca Rubinid, Samuele Colonnae, Alberto Finae, Ettore Barbieria, Joe P. Pattersonf, Lorenzo Bottoa, Nicola M. Pugnoa, d, g, Ton Peijsa,b, Emiliano Bilottia,b “Breaking the nanoparticle loading/dispersion dichotomy in polymer nanocomposites with the art of croissant-making” (under review in ACS Nano).

G. Zhang, M. A. Quetzeri-Santiagoa, C. A. Stone, L. Botto, J.
R. Castrejón-Pita “Droplet impact dynamics on textiles” (under review)


25. A. J-M Meinhardt, L. Botto, A. Mata. A fluidic device for the controlled formation and real-time monitoring of soft membranes self-assembled at liquid interfaces, Scientific Reports, 8.1, 2018  

24. C. Gu, L. Botto Buckling vs. particle desorption in a particle-covered drop subject to compressive surface stresses: a simulation study, Soft Matter, 14, 711 – 724, 2018

23. G. Zhang, R. Parwani, C. Stone, A. Barber, L. Botto. X-ray imaging of transplanar liquid transport mechanisms in single layer textilesLangmuir33 (43), 2017

22. A. Pandey,  S. Karpitschka, L. A. Lubbers, J. H. Weijs, L. Botto, S. Das, B. Andreotti,  J. H. Snoeijer. “Dynamical Theory of the Inverted Cheerios Effect” , Soft Matter, 13, 6000-6010, 2017

21. A. Mata,  H. S. Azevedo,  L. Botto,  N. Gavara,  L. Su. “New Bioengineering Breakthroughs and Enabling Tools in Regenerative Medicine“, Current Stem Cell Reports (2017): 1-15

20. Vidal, A., and L. Botto. “Slip flow past a gas–liquid interface with embedded solid particlesJournal of Fluid Mechanics 813 (2017): 152-174.

19. Karpitschka, S., Pandey, A. , Lubbers, L.A., Weijs, J.H., Botto, L., Das, S. , Andreotti, B., Snoeijer, J.H.  Liquid drops attract or repel by the inverted Cheerios effect, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, 113.27, 2016

18. Gu, C., & Botto, L.  Direct calculation of anisotropic surface stresses during deformation of a particle-covered drop. Soft matter, 12.3, 2016

17. Sliogeryte, K., Botto, L., Lee, D. A., & Knight, M. M. (2015). Chondrocyte dedifferentiation increases cell stiffness by strengthening membrane-actin adhesion. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 2015

16. G. Davies, L. Botto, “Dipolar Capillary Interactions between Tilted Ellipsoidal Particles Adsorbed at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces”, Soft Matter, 11(40), 2015

15. K. Inostroza Brito, E. Collin, O.Siton-Mendelson, K. Smith, A. Monge-Marcet, D. Ferreira, R-P. Rodríguez, M. Alonso, J. Rodríguez-Cabello, R. Reis, F. Sagués, L. Botto, R. Bitton, H. Azevedo, and A. Mata, “Co-assembly, spatio-temporal control, and morphogenesis of a hybrid protein/peptide system”, Nature Chemistry, 7(11), 2015

14. L. Botto, “Stretching of a capillary bridge featuring a particle-laden interface: particle
sedimentation in the interface”, Proceedings of the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference, 2014

13. K. Sliogeryte, S. Thorpe, D. Lee, L. Botto,  M.  Knight, “Stem cell differentiation increases membrane-actin adhesion regulating cell blebability, migration and mechanics”, Scientific Reports, 4, 2014 doi:10.1038/srep07307

12. L. Botto, K. Preuss, L. Robertson, X. Y. Xu, “Physical characterisation and yield stress of a concentrated Miscanthus suspension”, Rheologica Acta, 53, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s00397-014-0794-y

11. L. A. Lubbers, J. H Weijs, L. Botto, S. Das, B. Andreotti, J. H. Snoeijer, “Drops on soft solids: Free energy and double transition of contact angles”, Journal of  Fluid Mechanics, 747, 2014 DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2014.152

10. L. Yao, L. Botto, M. Cavallaro Jr., B. J. Bleier, V. Garbin, and K. J. Stebe, Near field capillary repulsion. Soft Matter 9, 779, 2013 DOI: 10.1039/C2SM27020J

9. L. Botto, A geometric multigrid Poisson solver for domains containing solid-inclusions. Computer Physics Communications 184, 1033, 2013DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2012.11.008 

8. L. Botto, A. Prosperetti, A fully resolved numerical simulation of turbulent flow past one or several spherical particles. Physics of Fluids 24, 2012 DOI: 10.1063/1.3678336

7. L. Botto, L. Yao, R. L. Leheny, and K. J. Stebe, Capillary bond between rod-like particles and the micromechanics of particle-laden interfaces. Soft Matter 8, 4971, 2012 DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25211B

6. L. Botto, E. P. Lewandowski, M. Cavallaro, Jr., and K. J. Stebe, Capillary interactions between anisotropic particles. Soft Matter 8, 9957, 2012 DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25929J

5. M. Cavallaro, Jr., L. Botto, E. P. Lewandowski, M. Wang, and K. J. Stebe, Curvature-driven capillary migration and assembly of rod-like particles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108, 20923, 2011 DOI:10.1073/pnas.1116344108

4. E. P. Lewandowski, M. Cavallaro Jr., L. Botto, J. Bernate, V. Garbin, and K. J. Stebe Orientation and Self-Assembly of Cylindrical Particles by Anisotropic Capillary Interactions. Langmuir 26, 15142, 2010 DOI: 10.1021/la1012632

3. Z. Z. Zhang, L. Botto, A. Prosperetti, Microstructural effects in a fully-resolved simulation of 1,024 sedimenting spheres. S. Balachandar, A. Prosperetti, Eds., IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Multiphase Flow, vol. 81, pp. 197-206, 2006

2. L. Botto, C. Narayanan, M. Fulgosi, and D. Lakehal, Effect of near-wall turbulence enhancement on the mechanisms of particle deposition. International Journal of Multiphase Flow 31, 940, 2005

1. C. Narayanan, D. Lakehal, L. Botto, and A. Soldati, Mechanisms of particle deposition in a fully developed turbulent open channel flow. Physics of Fluids 15, 763, 2003


L. Botto, Numerical simulation of extended particles in a fluid flow, PhD Thesis, Johns Hopkins University, 2009


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