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Dr. Sana Jahanshahi Anbuhi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering


Dr. Sana Jahanshahi Anbuhi, PhD
Office: S-EV 2280 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 7025
Email: sana.anbuhi@concordia.ca
Website(s): Anbuhi Lab
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Education

Ph.D. (2014) in Chemical Engineering 
         McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 
         

B.Sc. (2007) in Chemical Engineering 
         Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran. 


Research Areas

Paper-based microfluidic devices, and fabrication of ready-to-use analytical devices for point-of-care (POC) diagnostic, bio-sensing, and  on-site detection of analytes  such as pesticides, heavy metals, microorganisms, etc. 



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Teaching activities

- ADVANCED SEPARATION PROCESSES (CHME 6081)
- THERMODYNAMICS I (ENGR 251)​


Publications

Journal Publications

1.       S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, B. Kannan,  K. Pennings, M. Monsur Ali, V.Leung, M. Liu, K. Giang, J. Wang, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, and C. D. M.Filipe. “Automating Multi-Step Paper-Based Assays Using IntegratedLayering of Reagents”, Lab Chip, (17) 943-950, 2017.  DOI: 10.1039/C2LC41005B. (Impact Factor: 6.115)

2.        M. M. Ali, C. L. Brown, S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, B. Kannan, Y. Li, C. D. M. Filipe, and J. D. Brennan.A Printed Multicomponent Paper Sensorfor Bacterial Detection”, ScientificReports, Nature Publishing Group. (7)1-10, 2017.  DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12549-3. (Impact Factor: 4. 259)

3.        P. Hsieh, M. M. Ali, Kh.Tram, S. Jahanshahi‐Anbuhi, C. L. Brown, J. D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe,and Y. Li   “RNA protection is effectivelyachieved by pullulan film formation”, ChemBioChem  (18) 502-505, 2017.  DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600643. (Impact Factor: 3. 088)

4.       S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, B. Kannan, V. Leung, K. Pennings, M.Liu, C. Carrasquilla, D. White, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, and C. D. M.Filipe. Simple and ultrastable all-inclusivepullulan tablets for challenging bioassays, Chem Sci, (7) 2342-2346, 2016.  DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04184H. (Impact Factor: 8.668)

5.       M. Liu, C. Y. Hui, Q. Zhang, J. Gu, B. Kannan, S.Jahanshahi‐Anbuhi, C. D. M. Filipe, J. D. Brennan, and Y. Li. Target‐induced and equipment‐free DNAamplification with a simple paper device, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., (128) 2759-2763, 2016.DOI: 10.1002/ange.201509389. (Impact Factor: 13.734)

6.       S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, B. Kannan, J.D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe, and R. Pelton. Design rules for fluorocarbon-freeomniphobic solvent barriers in paper-based devices”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, (7) 25434-25440, 2015.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b08301. (Impact Factor: 7.504)

7.      B. Kannan; S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi; R.Pelton; Y. Li; C. Filipe; J. Brennan.  “All-in-One”Printed Paper Sensors for Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase using Pullulan-based Inksto Immobilize Reagents”, Anal. Chem, (87) 9288-9293, 2015. DOI:10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01923. (Impact Factor: 6.320)

8.       C. Sicard, C. Glen , B. Aubie, D. Wallace, S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, G. T. Daigger, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, C. D.M. Filipe “Tools forWater Quality Monitoring and Mapping Using Paper-Based Sensors and Cell Phones“,Water Research, (70)  360-369, 2015.nDOI:10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.005. (Impact Factor: 6.279)

9.       S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C.Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, and C. D. M. Filipe. “PullulanEncapsulation of Labile Biomolecules to Give Stable Bioassay Tablets”, Angew.Chem. Int. Ed., (24) 6155-6158, 2014. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403222. (Impact Factor: 13.734)

10.   S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, A. Henry, V. Leung, C. Sicard, K. Pennings, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan,and C. D. M. Filipe. “Paper-Based Microfluidics with an ErodiblePolymeric Bridge Giving Controlled Release and Timed Flow Shutoff”, Lab Chip,(14) 229-236 2014. DOI: 10.1039/c3lc50762a. (Impact Factor: 6.115)

11.   S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, P. Chavan, C. Sicard, V. Leung, S. M.Z. Hossain, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan and C. D.M. Filipe."Creating Fast Flow Channels in Paper Fluidic Devices to Control Timing ofSequential Reactions", Lab Chip, (12) 5079-5085, 2012.  DOI: 10.1039/C2LC41005B. (Impact Factor: 6.115)

12 Z. Zhang, P. Wigmore, X. Deng, S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, V.Leung, R. Pelton, Y. Li, and C. D. M. Filipe.Bi-Enzymatic Odour-Generating Biosensor with Enhanced Stability: Pullulan Based Smell-Tell Tablets for On-Site ATP detection”, Analyst , Under Review. (Impact Factor: 4.107)

13. Z. Zhang, R. Ng, X. Deng, V. Leung,  S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi,  P. Wigmore, J. Zhang, R. Pelton, Y. Li, and Carlos D. M. Filipe. “Detecting and Locating Water Leaks Using Odour and Colour Signals Based on Pullulan Film”, Analyst , Under Review. (Impact Factor: 4.107)

Disclosures and Provisional PatentApplication​s

1.      S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, V. Leung, M. M Ali, and C. D.M. Filipe."Method of Long-Term Preservation of Chemical and BiologicalSpecies Using Sugar Glasses”, US provisional patent application, 62/572,928, 2017.

2.      S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, R. Pelton, C. D.M. Filipe, J. D. Brennan, M.M Ali, V. Leung, and K. Pennings."Pullulan Mixtures for Protection of Chemicals and BiologicalMaterials", US provisional patent application, 62/168,192, 2015.

3.      B. Kannan, S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi,R. Pelton, C. D.M. Filipe, J. D. Brennan."Printed Paper Sensors for Serum Lactate Dehydrogenase UsingPullulan-Based Inks to Immobilize Reagents”, US provisional patent application,62/212,185, 2015.

4.      S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, C. D.M. Filipe, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan,and Y. Li. "Method for Stabilizing VariousMolecules without Refrigeration Using Water Soluble Polymers – DemonstrationUsing Pullulan", US provisional patent application. 61/901,784, 2013.

5.      S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, C. D.M. Filipe, R. Pelton, and J. D.Brennan. "Automatic Flow Shut-off System forPaper-Based Microfluidics Formed through Dissolving Polymers", USprovisional patent application 61/759,073, 2013.

6.      S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, C. D.M. Filipe, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan,and K. Dalnoki-Veress."Methods of Controlling Flow in Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices", USprovisional patent application 61/645,144, 2012.

 

Selected Presentations

1.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C.Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe. “Pill-BasedAssay Kit for Quick Detection of Water Contamination”, 4th InternationalConference on Bio-Sensing Technology, Lisbon, Portugal. May 2015.

2.       S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K.Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C. Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D.Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe. “Detection of Organophosphate Pesticide inDrinking Water”, Industry Connect FIBRE Regional Conference, London,Ontario, Canada. March 2015.

3.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, R. Pelton, and C. D. M. Filipe. “Paper-BasedBiosensor for Detection of Organophosphate Pesticides”, PaperWeek Canada2015, Montreal, Canada, February 2015.

4.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C.Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe. “SimpleMethod for Long-term Preservation of Labile Enzymes at Room Temperature”, 64thCanadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada,October  2014.

5.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, R. Pelton, and C. D. M. Filipe. “Biosensor-on-pills:Detection of the Organophosphate Pesticides”, McMaster Water Week, Hamilton,Canada, October 2014.

6.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C.Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe. “ImmobilizedBioLab in Pills”, Fiber Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2014.

7.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K. Pennings, V. Leung, M. Liu, C.Carrasquilla, B. Kannan, Y. Li, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan, C. D. M. Filipe. “BioLab inPills”, MUCEC, Hamilton, Canada, April 2014.

8.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, K.Pennings, V. Leung, C. Sicard, R. Pelton,J. D. Brennan and C. D.M. Filipe. “Fully Automated Bioactive Paper-BasedSensor for Detection of Organophosphate Pesticides”, PaperWeek Conference, Montreal,Canada, February 2014.

9.       S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, A. Henry, V. Leung, C. Sicard, R. Pelton, J.D. Brennan and C. D.M. Filipe. " Paper-based microfluidics witherodible polymeric bridge giving controlled release and timed flowshutoff", 247th ACS National Meeting and Exposition 2014, Dallas,Texas, March 2014.

10.    S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, A. Henry, V. Leung, C. Sicard, R.Pelton, J. D. Brennan and C. D.M. Filipe. "AutomaticTime-Dependent Flow Cut-Off System for Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices UsingErodible Polymeric Bridge", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco,USA, November 2013.

11.   S.Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, A. Henry, V.Leung, C. Sicard, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan and C. D.M. Filipe. "Development of an Automatic Time Dependent FlowCut-Off System Using Rapid Dissolvable Polymer", FIBRE Conference,Cornwall, Canada, May 2013.

12.     S. Jahanshahi-Anbuhi, P.Chavan, C. Sicard, V. Leung, S. M. Z. Hossain, R. Pelton, J. D. Brennan and C.D.M. Filipe. "Speeding up the Capillary Flow in Paper-Based FluidicDevices for Rapid Diagnostics and Environmental Sensing Applications", The62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, October 2012.

 

Select International Broadcast andInterviews

1.      Hamilton Spectator:“Smartphones get smart about water” (2015-05-14) Link

2.      The Globe and Mail:“Engineered to Change the World: Turning the Water Testing Process Upside Down”(2014-11-05) Link

3.      WebIndia123: “Now,water-testing lab packed into a pill” (2014-04-29) Link

4.      The Globe and Mail: “Forgetthe fridge: McMaster researchers develop new storage method for vaccines” (2014-09-25)Link

5.      CBC | Hamilton:“McMaster scientists working on new melt in your mouth vaccine- Group receive$100K grant to study how breath strip-like tablets” (2014-09-24) Link

6.      Lab Canada: “Projectto develop room-temperature storage for fragile biologics” (2014-09-23) Link

7.      TakePart: “DropThis Tiny Pill Into a Glass of Water to See If You're Drinking Pesticides” (2014-06-07)Link

8.      Medical Daily:“Contaminated Water May Soon Be Unmasked With A Tiny Pill Very Similar ToMinty-Fresh Breath Strips” (2014-06-06) Link

9.       McMaster University News: “Sentinel Students take top twoprizes at national FIBRE conference” (2014-05-22) Link

10.  Gizmag:“Water-testing pills draw on breath-freshening tech” (2014-05-01) Link

11.  CBC | Radio Canada International: “Safedrinking water? Canadians develop a simple test with a pill” (2014-04-30)Link

12.  Science Daily: “Watertest for the world: Simple pill brings lab to water to test for contamination”(2014-04-28) Link

 


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