1. Khanfar M. F., Abu Eisheh N. J, Al-Ghussain L., and Al-Halhouli A. (2019), Lab on a Chip for the Colorimetric Determination of Nitrite in Processed Meat Products in the Jordanian Market, Micromachines, 10(1), 36; doi: 10.3390/mi10010036.

2. Al-Halhouli A., Albagdady A., Al-Faqheri W., Kottmeier J., Meinen S., Frey L. J., Krull R., Dietzel A. (2019), Enhanced inertial focusing of microparticles and cells by integrating trapezoidal microchambers in spiral microfluidic channels, RSC Adv., vol. 9, no. 33, pp. 19197–19204; doi:10.1039/c9ra03587g.

3. Al-Halhouli, A.; Al-Ghussain, L.; El Bouri, S.; Liu, H.; Zheng, D. Fabrication and Evaluation of a Novel Non-Invasive Stretchable and Wearable Respiratory Rate Sensor Based on Silver Nanoparticles Using Inkjet Printing Technology. Polymers 2019, 11, 1518.

4. Abu-Khalaf, J.; Al-Ghussain, L.; Nadi, A.; Saraireh, R.; Rabayah, A.; Altarazi, S.; Al-Halhouli, A. Optimization of Geometry Parameters of Inkjet-Printed Silver Nanoparticle Traces on PDMS Substrates Using Response Surface Methodology. Materials 2019, 12, 3329.

5. Al-Halhouli A., Albagdady A., Dietzel A.Sheath-less High Throughput Inertial Separation of Small Microparticles in Spiral Microchannels with Trapezoidal Cross-section.RSC Adv., 2019,9, 41970-41976

6. Albarahmieh, E., AbuAmmouneh, L., Kaddoura, Z. et al. Fabrication of Dissolvable Microneedle Patches Using an Innovative Laser-Cut Mould Design to Shortlist Potentially Transungual Delivery Systems: In Vitro Evaluation. AAPS PharmSciTech 20, 215 (2019) doi:10.1208/s12249-019-1429-5



1. Abu-Khalaf J.M., Al-Ghussain L., Al-Halhouli A. Fabrication of Stretchable Circuits on Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Pre-Stretched Substrates by Inkjet Printing Silver Nanoparticles. Materials 2018, 11, 2377.

2. Abu-Khalaf J., Saraireh R., Eisa S., Al-Halhouli A. Experimental Characterization of Inkjet-Printed Stretchable Circuits for Wearable Sensor Applications. Sensors 2018, 18, 3476.

3. Al-Ghussain L., Global Warming: Review on Driving Forces and Mitigation. Environmental Prog. Sustain. Energy, pp. 1–29, 2018. 3. doi: 10.1002/ep.13041.

4. Al-Halhouli A. T., Al-Shishan G., Albagdady A., AlFaqheri W., (2018) "New generation of spinning systems for robust active mixing on microfluidic CDs: oil/water emulsion as an evaluation test", RSC Advances, doi: 10.1039/c8ra04889d.
5. Al-Halhouli A. T., Qitouqa H., Alashqar A., Abu-Khalaf J., (2018) "Inkjet printing for the fabrication of flexible/stretchable wearable electronic devices and sensors", Sensor Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/SR-07-2017-0126.

6. Al-Halhouli A. T., Al-Faqheri W., Alhamarneh B., Hecht L., Dietzel A., (2018) "Spiral Microchannels with Trapezoidal Cross Section Fabricated by Femtosecond Laser Ablation in Glass for the Inertial Separation of Microparticles", Micromachines, doi: 10.3390/mi9040171.




  1. Khanfar M. F., Al-Faqheri W., and Al-Halhouli A. (2017), Low Cost Lab on Chip for the Colorimetric Detection of Nitrate in Mineral Water Products, Sensors 2017, 17(10), 2345; doi:10.3390/s17102345.

  2.  Al-Faqheri W., Thio T. H. G., Qasaimeh M. A., Dietzel A., Madou M., and Al-Halhouli A. (2017), Particle/Cell Separation on Microfluidic Platforms based-on centrifugation effect: A review, Microfluid Nanofluid 21: 102. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-017-1933-4.

  3. Al-Halhouli A. T., Rawashdeh N. A., Sanna M., Büttgenbach S., Dietzel A. (2017) Control, Modeling and Evaluation of a Magnetic Piston Miniature Pump. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 42: 4693–4700.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T., Demming S., Dietzel A., and Büttgenbach S (2016) Design, Fabrication and Characterization of a Constant Flow Micropump System, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 8(2), 021006 .

  2. Al-Halhouli A.T., Qitouqa H., Malkosh N., Shubbak A., Al-Gharabli S., Hamad E (2016) LEGO Mindstorms NXT for Elderly and Visually Impaired People In-need: A Platform. Technology and Health Care, 2016 Jul 27;24(4):579-85. doi: 10.3233/THC-161140.

  3. Matar M., Al-Halhouli A.T., Dietzel A, Büttgenbach S. (2016) Performance enhancement of the synchronous micropump based on experimental and numerical investigations of the magnetic field flux density in planar microcoils. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, DOI: 10.1177/0142331216661757.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T. (2015) Special Issue Devoted to Selected Papers from the International Conference of Young Scientists on Innovative Applied Renewable Energy Researches (ICYS- ARE 2015), Editorial, Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, 10 (1), 1-2.

  2. Al-Halhouli A.T., Abu Rumman M., Zgoul M (2015) Design and Testing of a Meso-Scale Pneumatic Actuated Electrical Power Generator. Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, 10 (1), 63-67.

  3. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kloub H. A., Wegner M., Büttgenbach S (2015) Design and Experimental Investigations of Magnetic Energy Harvester at Low Resonance Frequency. Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, 10 (1), 75-80.

  4. Al-Halhouli A.T., ALshare A., Mohsen M., Matar M., Dietzel A. and Büttgenbach S (2015). Passive Micromixers using Interlocking Semi-Circle and Omega Shaped Modules: Experiments and Simulations. Micromachines, 6(7), 953-968.

  5.  Musmar S., Al-Halhouli A. T., Tlili I., Büttgenbach S (2015) Performance analysis of a new water based micro-cooling system, Experimental Heat Transfer, DOI: 10.1080/08916152.2015.1024353




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T., Demming S., Alahmad L., LIobera A., and Büttgenbach S (2014) In-Line Photonic Biosensor for Monitoring of Glucose Concentrations, Sensors, 14, 15749-15759.

  2. Al-Halhouli A. T., Demming S., Waldschik A., and Büttgenbach S (2014) Implementation of synchronous micromotor in developing integrated microfluidic systems, Micromachines, Micromachines, 5(3), 442-456.

  3. Peterat G., Schmolke H., Lorenz T. Llobera A., Rasch D., Al-Halhouli A.T., Dietzel A., Büttgenbach S., Klages C.-P., Krull R (2014) Characterization of Oxygen Transfer in Vertical Micro Bubble Columns for Biotechnological Process Intensification, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, DOI: 10.1002/bit.25243.

  4. Pretor S., Bartels J., Lorenz T., Dahl K., Finke J. H., Peterat G., Krull R., Al-Halhouli A.T., Dietzel A., Büttgenbach S., Behrends S., Reichl S., Müller-Goymann C.C (2014) Cellular uptake of coumarin 6 under microfluidic conditions into HCE-T cells from nanoscale formulations, Molecular Pharmaceutics, dx.doi.org/10.1021/mp500401t.




  1. Kilani M. I., Al-Widyan M. I. and Al-Halhouli A. T. (2013) Analytical and CFD Investigation of the Applicability of a Ferrofluidic Magnetic Micropump for Fluids with Stress-Sensitive Mircroparticles, Scientific Research and Essays.8, 754 – 766.




  1. Al-Halhouli A. T., Waldschik, A., Phataralaoha, A., Kilani M. I., and Büttgenbach, S (2012). Fabrication and Testing of an Integrated Electromagnetic Micropump Based on Electroplated Coils and Microfabricated Polymer Magnets, Journal of micromechanics and microengineering. 22, 065027.

  2. Demming S., Peterat G., Llobera A., Schmolke H., Bruns A., Kohlstedt M., Al-Halhouli A.T., Klages C.-P., Krull R., Büttgenbach S (2012). Vertical microbubble column – A photonic lab-on-chip for cultivation and online analysis of yeast cell cultures, Biomicrofluidics, 6, 034106.




  1.  Kilani M. I., Al-Halhouli A. T. and Büttgenbach, S (2011). Shear Stress Analysis in a Ferrofluidic Magnetic Micropump. Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering. 15 (1), 1 – 15.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T. and Büttgenbach S (2010). Liquid Flow in Curved Microchannels. International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics. 1 (3), 253-265.

  2. Al-Halhouli A.T., Hammad M., Abu-Mulaweh H.I., Alhusein M., and Al-Shannak B (2010). Two-Phase Slug Flow Pressure Drop in a Tee-Junction. International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research. 37 (2).

  3. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kilani M. I., and Büttgenbach S (2010). Development of a Novel Electromagnetic Pump for Bio-medical Applications. Sensors and Actuators A, 162 (2), 172-176.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T. (2009). Recent Advances in on-Disk Viscous Micropumps. Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging. 6, 1-9.

  2. Kilani M. I., Al-Halhouli A. T., Galambos C., Haik Y. S. and Büttgenbach, S (2009). Development of a Surface Micromachined On-Chip Flat Disk Micropump. Sensors and Transducers, 107(8), 64-76.  

  3. Büttgenbach S., Balck A., Demming S., Lesche C., Michalzik M., and Al-Halhouli A.T. (2009). Development of on Chip Devices for Life Science Applications. International Journal of Engineering, 3 (2), 148-158.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kilani M. I., Al-Salaymeh A., and Büttgenbach S (2008). The Spiral Channel Viscous Micropump. Dirasat, 35 (2), 120-128.

  2. Al-Halhouli A.T., Abu-Mulaweh H. I., Hammad M., Alhusein M., and Al-Shannak B (2008). Experimental Apparatus for Measurements of Two-Phase Slug Flow Pressure Drop in a Tee-Junction. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 36 (3), 184-192.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kampen I., Krah T., Büttgenbach S (2008). Nanoindentation Testing of SU-8 Photoresist Mechanical Properties. Microelectronic Engineering. 85(5-6), 942-944.

  2. Al-Halhouli A.T., Demming S., Feldmann M., Büttgenbach S., Kilani M. I., and Al-Salaymeh A (2008). Performance Characterization of a Miniature Spiral-Channel Viscous Pump, Sensors and Actuators A, 142 (1), 256-262.

  3. Al-Halhouli A.T., Al-Salaymeh A., Kilani M. I., and Büttgenbach, S (2007). Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Spiral Curvature on the Flow Field in a Spiral-Channel Viscous Micropump, Microfluidics Nanofluidics, 3(5), 537-546.

  4. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kilani M. I., Al-Salaymeh A., and Büttgenbach S (2007). Investigation of the Influence of Design Parameters on the Flow Performance of Single and Double Disk Viscous Micropumps, Microsystem Technologies, 13 (7), 677-687.




  1. Al-Halhouli A.T., Kilani M. I., Al-Salaymeh A., and Büttgenbach S (2006). Influence of Geometrical Design Parameters on the Flow Performance of a Spiral Channel Viscous Micropump, WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, 1 (6), 601-606.

  2. Kilani M.I., Al-Salaymeh A., and Al-Halhouli A.T. (2006). Effect of Channel Aspect Ratio on the Flow Performance of a Spiral-Channel Viscous Micropump, Journal of Fluids Engineering Transactions of the ASME, 128 (3), 618-627.




  1. Al-Ghussain, L.,  Samu, R.,  Fahrioglu, M., Taylan, O.  Techno-Economic Analysis Of PV-Hydrogen Fuel Cell/Pumped Hydro Storage System For Microgrid Applications: Case Study In Cyprus.  In International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies, 2018. doi:  10.1109/PVCon.2018.8523976

  2. Abu-Khalaf J., El Bouri S, Giha N., Al-Chalabi L., Al-Halhouli A., "Neural Network based Activity Tracker", The 19th International Conference on Research and Education in Mechatronics, Delft, Netherland, June 7-8, 2018.

  3. Al-Faqheri W., Al-Shishani G., Al-Baghdadi A., Al-Halhouli A., "Novel Dual-Motor Spinning System for Active Applications on Microfluidic Compact Discs", The 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2017), October 22-26, 2017 (Accepted).

  4. Al-Halhouli A., Al-Aloul H., Deeb O., Al-Faqheri W., "Rapid and Reproducible Method to Fabricate Micro-Sized Ferromagnetic Robots for Microfluidic Applications", The 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2017), October 22-26, 2017 (Accepted).

  5. Al-Halhouli A., Al-Rabadi I., Al-Faqheri W., Hecht L., Dietzel A., "Development of Integratable Chip for Enhanced Inertial Mixing on Centrifugal Microfluidic Platforms", The 43rd International Conference on Micro- and Nanoengineering (mne2017), Braga - Portugal, September 18 - 22, 2017 (Accepted).

  6. Al-Halhouli A., Al-Faqheri W., Alhamarneh B., Hecht L., Dietzel A., “Trapezoidal Spiral Microfluidics for Inertial Focusing and Separation of Different Particles Sizes”, The International Symposium on Pharmaceutical Engineering Research (SPhERe), Braunschweig - Germany, September 6 -8, 2017 (Accepted).

  7. Albarahmieh E., Al-Halhouli A., Al-Faqheri W., AbuAmmouneh L., AbuHantash F., Kaddoura Z., “Employing Innovative Microneedle Patch to Conquer Transungual Drug Delivery Challenge”, The International Symposium on Pharmaceutical Engineering Research (SPhERe), Braunschweig - Germany, September 6 -8, 2017 (Accepted).

  8. Al-Halhouli A. T., Rawashdeh N. A., Sanna M., Büttgenbach S., Dietzel A. (2015) Development of a Novel Electromagnetic Double Action Meso-scale Pump, The 16th International Conference on Research and Education in Mechatronics REM2015, Bochum, Germany.

  9.  Al-Halhouli A. T., Düring L., Alahmad L., Demming S., LIobera A., Dietzel A., Büttgenbach S. (2015) Fabrication and Testing of a photonic Ethanol Biosensor, The 16th International Conference on Research and Education in Mechatronics REM2015, Bochum, Germany.

  10.  Büttgenbach S., Al-Halhouli A.T., Feldmann M., Seidemann V., Waldschik A (2013) Electromagnetic Microactuators, Smart Sensors, Actuators, and MEMS VI, Grenoble, France.

  11.  Munoz-Berbel X., Rodriguez-Rodriguez R., Demming S., Al-Halhouli A.T., Büttgenbach S., Verpoorte E., Ortiz P., Llobera A (2012). Biophotonic lab on a chip with integrated size-exclusion microfilters for cell proliferation monitoring. The Sixteenth International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2012), Okinawa, Japan.

  12.  Peterat G., Demming S., Schmolke H., Al-Halhouli A.T., Edlich A., Büttgenbach S., Klages C.-P., and Krull R. (2012) Multiphase Microbioreactors: Scaling Down Hydrodynamic Principles for Biological Process Intensification. Microfluidics Conference, Heidelberg, Germany.

  13.  Al-Halhouli A.T., Waldschik A., Kilani M. I., and Büttgenbach S. (2012) The Electromagnetic Driven Gentle Micropump, ICTEA12, Istanbul, Turkey.

  14. E. M. Hamad et al., "Investigation of Bifurcation Effect on Various Microfluidic Designs for Blood Separation," 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Berlin, Germany, 2019, pp. 1097-1100.




  1.  Microfluidic Systems for Life Science Applications, 13th International Conference on Fluid Control, Measurements and Visualization (FLUCOME 2015), November 15 -18, 2015, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

  2.  Toward Programmable Manipulation of Liquids in Microfluidic Platforms, European Lab Automation, Nano & Microfluidics Track, June 6–7, 2013, Hamburg, Germany

  3.  Toward Programmable Microfluidic Platforms for Biotechnological Screening, Micro Flow Chemistry and Biology Workshop, Nov. 7-8, 2012, Dead Sea, Jordan

  4.  Microfluidic Systems for Sensing and Synthesis, Sino-German Symposium: Frontier Research On Smart Nanodevices, Sep. 27 2012, Braunschweig, Germany

  5.  Lab-on-a-Chip for Sensing and Synthesis, 6th Sino-German Symposium on Micro- and Nano-Production, Measurement and Application, June 20, 2012, Braunschweig, Germany

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