Amin Doostmohammadi

Amin Doostmohammadi

Assistant professor


  1. Published

    Unifying polar and nematic active matter: Emergence and co-existence of half-integer and full-integer topological defects

    Amiri, A., Mueller, R. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 4 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 55, 9, 12 p., 094002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Topological defects in biological matter

    Ardaševa, Aleksandra & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 18 May 2022, In: Nature Reviews Physics. 4, p. 354-356 3 p.

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  3. Transport of particles, drops, and small organisms in density stratified fluids

    Ardekani, A. M., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Desai, N., 17 Oct 2017, In: Physical Review Fluids. 2, 10, 23 p., 100503.

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  4. Published

    Investigating the nature of active forces in tissues reveals how contractile cells can form extensile monolayers

    Balasubramaniam, L., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Saw, T. B., Narayana, G. H. N. S., Mueller, R., Dang, T., Thomas, M., Gupta, S., Sonam, S., Yap, A. S., Toyama, Y., Mege, R., Yeomans, J. M. & Ladoux, B., 18 Feb 2021, In: Nature Materials. 20, 8, p. 1156-1166 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. On the rising motion of a drop in stratified fluids

    Bayareh, M., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Dabiri, S. & Ardekani, A. M., 13 Oct 2013, In: Physics of Fluids. 25, 10

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  6. Published

    Flow States and Transitions of an Active Nematic in a Three-Dimensional Channel

    Chandragiri, S., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M. & Thampi, S. P., 30 Sep 2020, In: Physical Review Letters. 125, 14, 6 p., 148002.

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  7. Active transport in a channel: stabilisation by flow or thermodynamics

    Chandragiri, S., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M. & Thampi, S. P., 21 Feb 2019, In: Soft Matter. 15, 7, p. 1597-1604

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Rising motion of a swarm of drops in a linearly stratified fluid

    Dabiri, S., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Bayareh, M. & Ardekani, A. M., 25 Oct 2015, In: International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 69, p. 8-17

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Suspension of solid particles in a density stratified fluid

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ardekani, A. M., 17 Feb 2015, In: Physics of Fluids. 27, 2, 023302.

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  10. Interaction between a pair of particles settling in a stratified fluid

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ardekani, A. M., 30 Aug 2013, In: Physical Review E. 88, 2, 10 p., 023029.

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  11. A numerical study of the dynamics of a particle settling at moderate Reynolds numbers in a linearly stratified fluid

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Dabiri, S. & Ardekani, A. M., 24 May 2014, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 750, p. 5-32

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Reorientation of elongated particles at density interfaces

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ardekani, A. M., 22 Sep 2014, In: Physical Review E. 90, 3, 033013.

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  13. Stabilization of active matter by flow-vortex lattices and defect ordering

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Adamer, M. F., Thampi, S. P. & Yeomans, J. M., Feb 2016, In: Nature Communications. 7, 9 p., 10557.

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  14. Vertical Migration of the Small Organisms in a Stratified Fluid

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ardekani, A. M., 24 Jul 2013, In: ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting. p. 823-829

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  15. Active nematics

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Ignes-Mullol, J., Yeomans, J. M. & Sagues, F., 21 Aug 2018, In: Nature Communications. 9, 13 p., 3246.

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  16. Celebrating Soft Matter's 10th Anniversary: Cell division: a source of active stress in cellular monolayers

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Thampi, S. P., Saw, T. B., Lim, C. T., Ladoux, B. & Yeomans, J. M., 6 Aug 2015, In: Soft Matter. 11, 37, p. 7328-7336

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Onset of meso-scale turbulence in active nematics

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Shendruk, T. N., Thijssen, K. & Yeomans, J. M., 16 May 2017, In: Nature Communications. 8, 7 p., 15326.

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  18. Published

    Physics of liquid crystals in cell biology

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ladoux, B., Feb 2022, In: Trends in Cell Biology. 32, 2, p. 140-150 11 p.

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  19. Low-Reynolds-number swimming at pycnoclines

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Stocker, R. & Ardekani, A. M., 6 Mar 2012, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS). 109, 10, p. 3856-3861

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Defect-Mediated Morphologies in Growing Cell Colonies

    Doostmohammadi, Amin, Thampi, S. P. & Yeomans, J. M., 20 Jul 2016, In: Physical Review Letters. 117, 4, 5 p., 048102.

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  21. Coherent motion of dense active matter

    Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 2 Mar 2019, In: European Physical Journal. Special Topics. 227, 17, p. 2401-2411

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  22. Published

    The 2020 motile active matter roadmap

    Gompper, G., Winkler, R. G., Speck, T., Solon, A., Nardini, C., Peruani, F., Loewen, H., Golestanian, R., Kaupp, U. B., Alvarez, L., Kiorboe, T., Lauga, E., Poon, W. C. K., DeSimone, A., Muinos-Landin, S., Fischer, A., Soeker, N. A., Cichos, F., Kapral, R., Gaspard, P., Ripoll, M., Sagues, F., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M., Aranson, I. S., Bechinger, C., Stark, H., Hemelrijk, C. K., Nedelec, F. J., Sarkar, T., Aryaksama, T., Lacroix, M., Duclos, G., Yashunsky, V., Silberzan, P., Arroyo, M. & Kale, S., 8 May 2020, In: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 32, 19, 68 p., 193001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  23. Reconfigurable Flows and Defect Landscape of Confined Active Nematics

    Hardoüin, J., Hughes, R., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Laurent, J., Lopez-leon, T., Yeo-mans, J. M., Ignés-Mullol, J. & Sagués, F., 5 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In: Communications Physics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Active matter invasion

    Kempf, F., Mueller, R., Frey, E., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 29 Aug 2019, In: Soft Matter. p. 1-9 9 p.

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  25. Published

    Filopodia rotate and coil by actively generating twist in their actin shaft

    Leijnse, Natascha, Farhangibarooji, Younes, Arastoo, M. R., Sonder, S. L., Verhagen, B., Wullkopf, L., Erler, Janine, Semsey, S., Nylandsted, Jesper, Oddershede, L. B., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Bendix, Poul Martin, 28 Mar 2022, In: Nature Communications. 13, 1, 16 p., 1636.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Wrinkle force microscopy: a machine learning based approach to predict cell mechanics from images

    Liu, H., Daiki, M., Tsubasa, M., Hiroki, A., Genki, K., Koki, I., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Shinji, D., 14 Apr 2022, In: Communications Biology. 5, 1, 9 p., 361.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Hydrodynamics of micro-swimmers in films

    Mathijssen, A. J. T. M., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M. & Shendruk, T. N., Nov 2016, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 806, p. 35-70

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  28. Hotspots of boundary accumulation: dynamics and statistics of micro-swimmers in flowing films

    Mathijssen, A. J. T. M., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M. & Shendruk, T. N., 1 Feb 2016, In: Interface Focus. 13, 115, 11 p.

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  29. Upstream Swimming in Microbiological Flows

    Mathijssen, A. J. T. M., Shendruk, T. N., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 15 Jan 2016, In: Physical Review Letters. 116, 2, 028104.

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  30. Published

    Bacteria solve the problem of crowding by moving slowly

    Meacock, O. J., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Foster, K. R., Yeomans, J. M. & Durham, W. M., 23 Nov 2020, In: Nature Physics. 23 p.

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  31. Topological states in chiral active matter: Dynamic blue phases and active half-skyrmions

    Metselaar, L., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 14 Feb 2019, In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 150, 6, 064909.

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  32. Two-dimensional, blue phase tactoids

    Metselaar, L., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 1 Jun 2018, In: Molecular Physics. 116, 21-22, p. 2856-2863

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  33. Published

    Topology and Morphology of Self-Deforming Active Shells

    Metselaar, L., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 13 Nov 2019, In: Physical Review Letters. 123, 20, 208001.

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  34. Electric-field-induced shape transition of nematic tactoids

    Metselaar, L., Dozov, I., Antonova, K., Belamie, E., Davidson, P., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 9 Aug 2017, In: Physical Review E. 96, 2, 7 p., 022706.

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  35. Published

    Mechanics of Live Cell Elimination

    Monfared, S., Ravichandran, G., Andrade, J. E. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 18 Aug 2021, In: bioRxiv. p. 1-7 7 p.

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  36. Emergence of Active Nematic Behavior in Monolayers of Isotropic Cells

    Mueller, R., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 1 Feb 2019, In: Physical Review Letters. 122, 4, 5 p., 048004.

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  37. Published

    Memory effects, arches and polar defect ordering at the cross-over from wet to dry active nematics

    Nejad, M. R., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 7 Mar 2021, In: Soft Matter. 17, 9, p. 2500-2511 12 p.

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  38. Published

    Spatiotemporal model of cellular mechanotransduction via Rho and YAP

    Novev, Yavor Kirilov, Heltberg, Mathias Luidor, Jensen, Mogens Høgh & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 17 Aug 2021, In: Integrative Biology. 13, 8, p. 197-209 13 p.

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  39. Published

    Mesoscale modelling of polymer aggregate digestion

    Novev, Yavor Kirilov, Doostmohammadi, Amin, Zöttl, A. & Yeomans, J. M., 1 Nov 2020, In: Current Research in Food Science. 3, p. 122-133 12 p.

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  40. Sustained Oscillations of Epithelial Cell Sheets

    Peyret, G., Mueller, R., d'Alessandro, J., Begnaud, S., Marcq, P., Mege, R., Yeomans, J. M., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Ladoux, B., 6 Aug 2019, In: Biophysical Journal. 117, 3, p. 464-478

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  41. Published

    Activity pulses induce spontaneous flow reversals in viscoelastic environments

    Plan, E. L. C. V. I. M., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 14 Apr 2021, In: Interface Focus. 18, 177, 7 p., 20210100.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Active matter in a viscoelastic environment

    Plan, E. L. C. V. M., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 24 Feb 2020, In: Physical Review Fluids. 5, 2, 15 p., 023102.

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  43. Published

    Activity Induced Nematic Order in Isotropic Liquid Crystals

    Santhosh, S., Nejad, M. R., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Yeomans, J. M. & Thampi, S. P., 12 Feb 2020, In: Journal of Statistical Physics. 180, 1-6, p. 699-709 11 p.

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  44. Topological defects in epithelia govern cell death and extrusion

    Saw, T. B., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Nier, V., Kocgozlu, L., Thampi, S., Toyama, Y., Marcq, P., Lim, C. T., Yeomans, J. M. & Ladoux, B., 13 Apr 2017, In: Nature. 544, 7649, p. 212-216

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  45. Dancing disclinations in confined active nematics

    Shendruk, T. N., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Thijssen, K. & Yeomans, J. M., 7 Jun 2017, In: Soft Matter. 13, 21, p. 3853-3862

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  46. Twist-induced crossover from two-dimensional to three-dimensional turbulence in active nematics

    Shendruk, T. N., Thijssen, K., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 13 Jul 2018, In: Physical Review E. 98, 1, 7 p., 010601(R).

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  47. E-pub ahead of print

    Quadrupolar active stress induces exotic patterns of defect motion in compressible active nematics

    Sultan, S. A., Nejad, M. R. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 7 May 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Soft Matter. 9 p.

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  48. Intrinsic free energy in active nematics

    Thampi, S. P., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Golestanian, R. & Yeomans, J. M., 1 Oct 2015, In: EPL. 112, 2, 7 p., 28004.

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  49. Active micromachines: Microfluidics powered by mesoscale turbulence

    Thampi, S. P., Doostmohammadi, Amin, Shendruk, T. N., Golestanian, R. & Yeomans, J. M., 8 Jul 2016, In: Science Advances. 2, 7, e1501854.

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  50. Published

    Activity-induced instabilities of brain organoids

    Thijssen, K., Kusters, G. L. A. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 7 Dec 2021, In: The European Physical Journal E: Soft Matter and Biological Physics. 44, 12, 8 p., 147.

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  51. Published

    Active nematics with anisotropic friction: the decisive role of the flow aligning parameter

    Thijssen, K., Metselaar, L., Yeomans, J. M. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 28 Feb 2020, In: Soft Matter. 16, 8, p. 2065-2074 10 p.

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  52. Published

    Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence

    Thijssen, K. & Doostmohammadi, Amin, 13 Oct 2020, In: Physical Review Research. 2, 4, 6 p., 042008.

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  53. Published

    Polar jets of swimming bacteria condensed by a patterned liquid crystal

    Turiv, T., Koizumi, R., Thijssen, K., Genkin, M. M., Yu, H., Peng, C., Wei, Q., Yeomans, J. M., Aranson, I. S., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Lavrentovich, O. D., 2 Mar 2020, In: Nature Physics. 16, 4, p. 481-487 8 p.

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  54. Multi-scale statistics of turbulence motorized by active matter

    Urzay, J., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 10 Jul 2017, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 822, p. 762-773

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  55. Published

    Mechanics of cell integration in vivo

    Ventura, Guilherme Bastos, Amiri, A., Thiagarajan, Raghavan, Tolonen, Mari, Doostmohammadi, Amin & Sedzinski, Jakub, 18 Nov 2021, In: bioRxiv. 33 p.

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  56. Published

    Active inter-cellular forces in collective cell motility

    Zhang, G., Mueller, R., Doostmohammadi, Amin & Yeomans, J. M., 26 Aug 2020, In: Journal of the Royal Society. Interface. 17, 169, 9 p., 20200312.

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