Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, Kassinos SC and Sznitman J. Transport of ellipsoid fibers in oscillatory shear flows: implications for aerosol deposition in deep airways. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in press, 2017

Stauber H, Waisman D, Korin N and Sznitman J. Red blood cell (RBC) suspensions in confined microflows: Pressure-flow relationship. Medical Engineering & Physics, in press, 2017.

Koullapis PG, Hofemeier P, Sznitman J and Kassinos SC. An efficient computational fluid-particle dynamics method to predict deposition in a simplified approximation of the deep lung. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in press, 2017.

Fishler R, Verhoeven F, de Kruijf W and Sznitman J. Particle sizing of pharmaceutical aerosols via direct imaging of particle settling velocities. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in press, 2017.

Fishler R, Sznitman J. Novel aerodynamic sizing method using image-based analysis of settling velocities. Inhalation 11: 21-25, 2017.

Fishler R, Sznitman J. Acini-on-Chip: Novel In Vitro Assessment of Particle Dynamics and Deposition in the Deep Lungs. RDD Europe 2017. Volume 1: 119-128, 2017.

Fishler R, and Sznitman J. Computer Vision-based Aerodynamic Particle Sizing: A Rapid Method for Real-time Characterization of Inhaled Aerosols. RDD Europe 2017. Volume 2: 305-308, 2017.

Stauber H, Waisman D, Korin N and Sznitman J. Red blood cell dynamics in microfluidic networks of pulmonary alveolar capillaries, Biomicrofluidics 11: 014103, 2017

Fishler R, Ostrovski Y, Lu C-Y, and Sznitman J. Streamline crossing: an essential mechanism for aerosol dispersion in the pulmonary acinus, Journal of Biomechanics, 50: 222-227, 2017 .


Stylianou FS, Sznitman J, and Kassinos SC. Direct numerical simulation of particle laden flow in a human airway bifurcation model, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 61: 677-710, 2016

Hofemeier P and Sznitman J. The role of anisotropic expansion for pulmonary acinar deposition. Journal of Biomechanics 49: 3543-3548, 2016.

Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P and Sznitman J. Augmenting Regional and Targeted Delivery in the Pulmonary Acinus using Magnetic Particles, International Journal of Nanomedicine 11: 3385-3395, 2016.

Sznitman J and Steinman DA, Relevance and challenges of computational fluid dynamics in the biomedical sciences, Journal of Biomechanics 49: 2101, 2016.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Hofemeier P and Sznitman J. Computational Models of Inhalation Therapy in early Childhood: Therapeutic Aerosols in the Developing Acinus, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery 29: 288-298, 2016.

Oakes J M*, Hofemeier P*, Vignon-Clementel I E and Sznitman J. Aerosols in Healthy and Emphysematous In Silico Pulmonary Acinar Rat Models, Journal of Biomechanics 49: 2213-2220, 2016. * Authors contributed equally

Hofemeier P, Shachar-Berman L, Tenenbaum-Katan, Filoche M and Sznitman J. Unsteady Diffusional Screening in 3D Pulmonary Acinar Structures: from Infancy to Adulthood, Journal of Biomechanics 49: 2193-2200, 2016.

Fishler, R, and Sznitman J. A Microfluidic Model of Biomimetically-Breathing Pulmonary Acinar Airways, Journal of Visualized Experiments 111: e53588, 2016.


Stauber H, Fishler R, Hofemeier P, Waisman D and Sznitman J. Particle Dispersion in Morphologically-Inspired Computational Models of Alveolar Capillary Networks, International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015 pp. 300-318, 2015.

Fishler R, Hofemeier P, Etzion Y, Dubowski Y and Sznitman J. Particle dynamics and deposition in true-scale pulmonary acinar models, Scientific Reports, 12071, 2015.

Hofemeier P and Sznitman J. Revisiting pulmonary acinar particle transport: convection, sedimentation, diffusion and their interplay, Journal of Applied Physiology 118: 11, 1375-1385, 2015.

Marom A, Kumar Mahto S, Shor E, Tenenbaum-Katan J, Sznitman J, and Shoham S. Microfluidic Chip for Site-Specific Neuropharmacological Treatment and Activity Probing of 3D Neuronal “Optonet” Cultures, Advanced Healthcare Materials 4: 10, 1478–1483, 2015.

Koren L, Sznitman R, Carls C, Krajacic P, Arratia PE, Brown AEX, and Sznitman J. Model-independent phenotyping of C. elegans locomotion using Scale-Invariant Feature Transform, PLoS One: 10.3, e0122326 (2015).

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J. Biomimetics of fetal alveolar flow phenomena using microfluidics. Biomicrofluidics: 9, 014120 , 2015.

Sznitman J and Arratia PE, Locomotion through Complex Fluids: an Experimental View, S.E. Spagnolie (ed.), Complex Fluids in Biological Systems, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic in vitro platforms of pulmonary alveolar physiology. in IFMBE Proceedings 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, Volume 45, 2015, pp 777-780, 2015.

Mahto SK, Charwat V, Ertl B, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic platforms for advanced risk and cellular assessments of nanomaterials, Nanotoxicology 9: 381-395, 2015.


Greenblum A, Sznitman R, Fua P, Arratia PE, Oren M, Podbilewicz B, and Sznitman J. Dendritic tree extraction from noisy Maximum Intensity Projection images in C. elegans, BMC Biomed Eng Online 13(1): 74, 2014.

Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Role of alveolar topology on acinar flows and convective mixing, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering: 136(6), 061007, 2014.

Mahto SK, Tenenbaum-Katan J, Greenblum A, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic shear stress-regulated surfactant secretion in alveolar epithelial type II cells in vitro, American Journal of Physiology Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 306(7): L672-L683, 2014.

Hofemeier P, Fishler R, and Sznitman J. The role of respiratory flow asynchrony on convective mixing in the pulmonary acinus, Fluid Dynamics Research 46: 041407, 2014.

Greenblum A, Sznitman R, Fua P, Arratia PE, and Sznitman J. Caenorhabditis elegans segmentation using texture-based models for motility phenotyping, IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering 61(6): 2278 – 2289, 2014.


Fishler R, Mulligan MK, and Sznitman J. Acinus-on-a-chip: a microfluidic platform for respiratory acinar flows, Journal of Biomechanics 46: 2817 – 2823, 2013.

Berman R, Oded K, Sznitman J, and Leshansky A. Undulatory locomotion of finite filaments, New Journal of Physics 15: 075022, 2013.

Fishler R, Mulligan MK, and Sznitman J. Mapping low-Reynolds-number microcavity flows using microfluidic screening devices, Microfluidics and Nanofluidids 15: 491 – 500, 2013.

Sznitman J, Stone HA, Smits AJ, and Grotberg JB. Teaching the falling ball problem with dimensional analysis, European Journal of Physics Education 4(2):
32 – 42, 2013.

Sznitman J. Respiratory microflows in the pulmonary acinus, Journal of Biomechanics 46: 284 – 298, 2013.


Ghosh R, and Sznitman J. Visualization of nematode C. elegans swimming in a drop, Journal of Visualization 15: 277–279, 2012.

Mahto SK, Tenenbaum-Katan J, and Sznitman J. Respiratory physiology on a chip, Scientifica ID 364054 (12 pages), 2012.

Sznitman J, Guglielmini L, Clifton D, Scobee D, Stone HA, and Smits AJ. Experimental characterization of 3D corners flows at low Reynolds numbers, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 707: 35 – 52, 2012.

Shen X, Sznitman J, Krajacic P, Lamitina P, and Arratia PE. Undulatory locomotion of C. elegans on wet surfaces, Biophysical Journal 102: 2772-2781, 2012.

Spycher B, Wildhaber JH, Frey U, and Sznitman J. Mathematical behavior of MEFV curves in childhood asthma and the role of curvature in quantifying flow obstruction, ISRN Pulmonology ID 305176 (13 pages), 2012.


Sznitman R, Gupta M, Hager GD, Arratia PE, and Sznitman J. Multi environment model estimation for motility analysis of Caenorhabditis Elegans, PLOS One 5(7): e11631, 2010.

Sznitman J, Shen X, Sznitman R, and Arratia PE. Flow behavior and force measurements of undulatory swimmers at low Reynolds number, Physics of Fluids 22: 121901, 2010.

Juarez G, Lu K, Sznitman J, and Arratia PE. Motility of small nematodes in wet granular media, Europhysics Letters 92: 44002, 2010.

Sznitman J, Shen X, Purohit PK, and Arratia PE. The effects of fluid viscosity on the kinematics and material properties of C. elegans swimming at low Reynolds number, Experimental Mechanics 50: 1303-1311, 2010.

Sznitman J, Sutter R, Altorfer D, Stampanoni M, R ̈sgen T, and Schittny JC. Visualization of respiratory flows in reconstructed 3D terminal alveolar airspaces using X-ray tomographic microscopy, Journal of Visualization 13: 337-345, 2010.

Sznitman J, Purohit PK, Krajacic P, Lamitina T, and Arratia PE. Material properties of Caenorhabditis elegans swimming at low Reynolds number, Biophysical Journal 98: 617-626, 2010.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. PIV investigation of low-Reynolds boundary driven cavity flows in thin liquid shells, Journal of Visualization 13: 49 – 60, 2010.

2009 and earlier

Sznitman J. Convective gas transport in the pulmonary acinus: comparing roles of convective and diffusive lengths, Journal of Biomechanics 42: 789 – 792, 2009.

Sznitman J, Heimsch T, Wildhaber JH, Tsuda A, and Roesgen T. Respiratory flow phenomena and gravitational deposition in a three-dimensional space-filling model of the pulmonary acinar tree, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 131: 031010, 2009.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Acoustic streaming visualization in elastic spherical cavities, Journal of Visualization 11: 347 – 355, 2008.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Acoustic streaming flows in a cavity: an illustration of small-scale inviscid flow, Physica D 237: 2240 – 2246, 2008.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Formation of negative buoyant vortex rings at an orifice opening, International Journal of Transport Phenomena 10: 37 – 45, 2008.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Low-Reynolds boundary driven cavity flows in a thin liquid shell, PAMM 7: 4100007-4100008, 2007.

Wildhaber JH, Sznitman J, Harpes P, Straub D, Moeller A, Basek P, and Sennhauser FH. Correlation of spirometry and symptom scores in childhood asthma and the usefulness of curvature assessment in expiratory flow-volume curves, Respiratory Care 52: 1744-1752, 2007.

Sznitman J, Heimsch F, Heimsch T, Rusch D, and Roesgen T. Three-dimensional convective alveolar flow induced by rhythmic breathing motion of the pulmonary acinus, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 129: 658-665, 2007.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Optical density visualization and Abel reconstruction of vortex rings using background-oriented Schlieren, Journal of Visualization 10: 5, 2007.

Sznitman J, and Roesgen T. Whole-field density visualization and Abel recontruction of axisymmetric vortex rings, Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing 13: 343-358, 2006.

Bruehwiler PA, Buyan M, Huber R, Bogerd CP, Sznitman J, Graf SF, and Roesgen T. Heat Transfer Variations of Bicycle Helmets, Journal of Sports Science 24: 999-1011, 2006.