Dr Alex Iles

Dr Alex Iles

Experimental Officer - Lab on a Chip

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Summary

Dr Alex Iles is an Experimental Officer managing the University of Hull's Fabrication Facility for Lab on a Chip and supports microfluidic research projects across the University and beyond. He has been working in the field of Lab on a Chip since 2001 and has a strong background in the design, fabrication and application of microfluidic devices.

Recent outputs

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Conference Proceeding

CFD analysis and experimental validation of magnetic droplet generation and deflection across multilaminar flow streams

Gómez-Pastora, J., Karampelas, I. H., Alorabi, A. Q., Tarn, M. D., Bringas, E., Iles, A., …Ortiz, I. (2018). CFD analysis and experimental validation of magnetic droplet generation and deflection across multilaminar flow streams. In Biotech, biomaterials and biomedical: TechConnect briefs 2018, 182-185

Journal Article

A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects

Ghobaei Namhil, Z., Kemp, C., Verrelli, E., Iles, A., Pamme, N., Adawi, A. M., & Kemp, N. (2019). A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 21(2), 681-691. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cp05510f

A microfluidic atmospheric-pressure plasma reactor for water treatment

Patinglag, L., Sawtell, D., Iles, A., Melling, L. M., & Shaw, K. J. (2019). A microfluidic atmospheric-pressure plasma reactor for water treatment. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 39(3), 561–575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11090-019-09970-z

Two-step numerical approach to predict ferrofluid droplet generation and manipulation inside multilaminar flow chambers

Gómez-Pastora, J., Amiri Roodan, V., Karampelas, I. H., Alorabi, A. Q., Tarn, M. D., Iles, A., …Ortiz, I. (2019). Two-step numerical approach to predict ferrofluid droplet generation and manipulation inside multilaminar flow chambers. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 123(15), 10065-10080. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b01393

Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya

Ngamsom, B., Wandera, E. A., Iles, A., Kimani, R., Muregi, F., Gitaka, J., & Pamme, N. (2019). Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya. Analyst, 144(23), 6889-6897. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01808e

Research interests

At the University of Hull Alex Iles supports a diverse portfolio of research involving microfluidics, from life sciences to energy production and environmental remediation. If you are interested in collaborating with the University of Hull with a Lab on a Chip project, please get in touch:

a.iles@hull.ac.uk