R. Hunt, Z. Zhao, E. Silver, J. Yan, Y. Bazilevs, D. M. Harris. Drag on a partially immersed sphere at the capillary scale.  arXiv:2305.19447.
J. T. Antolik, J. L. Belden, N. B. Speirs, and D. M. Harris. Water Entry of a Simple Harmonic Oscillator.  arXiv:2304.08672. GitHub.
J. T. Antolik, A. Howard, F. Vereda, N. Ionkin, M. Maxey, and D. M. Harris. Hydrodynamic irreversibility of
non-Brownian suspensions in highly confined duct flow. 
arXiv:2302.10380. GitHub.
A. U. Oza, G. Pucci, I. Ho, and D. M. Harris. Theoretical modeling of capillary surfer interactions on a vibrating fluid bath. arXiv:2301.05767.
I. Ho, G. Pucci, A. U. Oza, and D. M. Harris. Capillary surfers: wave-driven particles at a vibrating fluid interface. arXiv:2102.11694.
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J.-W. Barotta, S. J. Thomson, L. F. L. Alventosa, M. Lewis, and D. M. Harris.  Bidirectional wave-propelled capillary spinners.  Communications Physics. 2023; 6 : 87. Full Text. Preprint.

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L. F. L. Alventosa, R. Cimpeanu, and D. M. Harris.  Inertio-capillary rebound of a droplet impacting a fluid bath. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2023; 958 : A24. Full Text. Cover. GitHub: (Model, DNS). Preprint.

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E. A. Agüero, L. Alventosa, D. M. Harris, and C. A. Galeano-Rios.  Impact of a rigid sphere onto an elastic membrane. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 2022; 478 : 20220340. Full Text. Preprint.


E. Rhee, R. Hunt, S. J. Thomson, and D. M. Harris. SurferBot: A wave-propelled aquatic vibrobot.  Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 2022; 17 : 055001. Full Text. Preprint.

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A. Das, M. Styslinger, D. M. Harris, and R. Zenit. Force and torque-free helical tail robot to study low Reynolds number microorganism swimming. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2022; 93(4) : 044103.
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I. Ho, A. H. Kumar, and D. M. Harris. Reconfigurable mechanical vibrations laboratory kit. Journal of Open Hardware. 2022; 6(1): 4. Full Text. GitHub. Preprint.


R. L. Howard, F. Bernardi, M. Leff, E. Abele, N. L. Albritton, and D. M. Harris. Passive control of silane diffusion for gradient application of surface properties. Micromachines. 2021; 12(11) : 1360.  Full Text.


D. M. Harris, K. Schlueter-Kuck, E. Austin, and K. Cohen. Course-based undergraduate research in upper-level engineering electives: A case study. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research. 2021; 22(3) : 46-55.  Full Text.

A. H. Kumar, S. J. Thomson, T. R. Powers, and D. M. Harris. Taylor dispersion of elongated rods. Physical Review Fluids. 2021; 6(9) : 094501. Full Text. Preprint.
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G. Lee, A. Luner, J. Marzuola, and D. M. Harris. Dispersion control in pressure-driven flow through bowed rectangular microchannels. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. 2021; 25 : 34. Full Text. Preprint.
C. A. Galeano-Rios, R. Cimpeanu, I. A. Bauman, A. MacEwen, P. A. Milewski, and D. M. Harris. Capillary-scale solid rebounds: experiments, modelling and simulations. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2021; 912 : A17. Full TextPreprint.
J.-H. Kim, R. Puranik, J. K. Shang, and D. M. Harris.  Robust transferrable superhydrophobic surfaces. Surface Engineering. 2020; 36 (6) : 614-620. Full Text

R. Camassa, D. M. Harris, R. Hunt, Z. Kilic, and R. M. McLaughlin. A first-principle mechanism for particulate aggregation and self-assembly in stratified fluids. Nature Communications. 2019; 10 (1). Full Text
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I. Ho, G. Pucci, and D. M. Harris. Direct Measurement of Capillary Attraction between Floating Disks. Physical Review Letters. 2019; 123 (25). Full Text

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A. W. Taylor and D. M. Harris.  Optimized commercial desktop cutter technique for rapid-prototyping of microfluidic devices and application to Taylor dispersion. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2019; 90 (11) : 116102. Full Text
G. Pucci, I. Ho, and D. M. Harris.  Friction on water sliders. Scientific Reports. 2019; 9 : 4095. Full Text
N. Ionkin and D. M. Harris.  Note: A versatile 3D-printed droplet-on-demand generator. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2018; 89 (11) : 116103. Full Text
A. Halev and D. M. Harris. Bouncing ball on a vibrating periodic surface. Chaos. 2018; 28 (9) : 096103. Full Text
D. M. Harris, P.-T. Brun, A. Damiano, L. M. Faria, and J. W. M. Bush. The interaction of a walking droplet and a submerged pillar: From scattering to the logarithmic spiral. Chaos. 2018; 28 (9) : 096105. Full Text
M. Aminian, F. Bernardi, R. Camassa, D. M. Harris, R. M. McLaughlin. The Diffusion of Passive Tracers in Laminar Shear Flow. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2018; (135). Full Text
M. DiSalvo, D. M. Harris, S. Kantesaria, A. N. Peña, J. D. Allbritton-King, J. H. Cole, and N. L. Allbritton. Characterization of Tensioned PDMS Membranes for Imaging Cytometry on Microraft Arrays. Analytical Chemistry. 2018; 90 (7) : 4792-4800. Full Text
G. Pucci, D. M. Harris, L. M. Faria, and J. W. M. Bush. Walking droplets interacting with single and double slits. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2018; 835 : 1136-1156 .  full text
A. U. Oza, E. Siéfert, D. M. Harris, J. Moláček, and J. W. M. Bush. Orbiting pairs of walking droplets: Dynamics and stability. Physical Review Fluids. 2017; 2 (5) .  full text
B. G. McBennett and D. M. Harris. Horizontal stability of a bouncing ball. Chaos. 2016; 26 (9) : 093105.  full text
M. Aminian, F. Bernardi, R. Camassa, D. M. Harris, and R. M. McLaughlin. How boundaries shape chemical delivery in microfluidics. Science. 2016; 354 (6317) : 1252-1256.  full text
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D. M. Harris, G. Pucci, V. Prost, J. Q. Casal and J. W. M. Bush. Merger of a bubble and a soap film. Physical Review Fluids. 2016; 1 (5) .  full text
Milton van Dyke Video Winner of 2015 Gallery of Fluid Motion
P.-T. Brun, D. M. Harris, V. Prost, J. Quintela and J. W. M. Bush. Shedding light on pilot-wave phenomena. Physical Review Fluids. 2016; 1 (5).  full text
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R. Camassa, D. M. Harris, D. Holz, R. M. McLaughlin, K. Mertens, P.-Y. Passaggia and C. Viotti. Variable density vortex ring dynamics in sharply stratified ambient fluids. Physical Review Fluids. 2016; 1 (5) .  full text
Milton van Dyke Poster Winner of 2015 Gallery of Fluid Motion
A. P. Damiano, P.-T. Brun, D. M. Harris, C. A. Galeano-Rios and J. W. M. Bush. Surface topography measurements of the bouncing droplet experiment. Experiments in Fluids. 2016; 57 (10).  full text
L. D. Tambasco, D. M. Harris, A. U. Oza, R. R. Rosales and J. W. M. Bush. The onset of chaos in orbital pilot-wave dynamics. Chaos. 2016; 26 (10) : 10310.  full text
D. M. Harris, J. Quintela, V. Prost, P.-T. Brun and J. W. M. Bush. Visualization of hydrodynamic pilot-wave phenomena. Journal of Visualization. 2016; 20 (1) : 13-15 .  full text
D. M. Harris, T. Liu and J. W. M. Bush. A low-cost, precise piezoelectric droplet-on-demand generator. Experiments in Fluids. 2015; 56 (4).  full text
D. M. Harris and J. W. M. Bush. Generating uniaxial vibration with an electrodynamic shaker and external air bearing. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2015; 334 : 255-269.  full text
G. Pucci, D. M. Harris and J. W. M. Bush. Partial coalescence of soap bubbles. Physics of Fluids. 2015; 27 (6) : 061704 .  full text
C. H. K. Williamson, T. Leweke, D. J.  Asselin and D. M. Harris. Phenomena, dynamics and instabilities of vortex pairs. Fluid Dynamics Research. 2014; 46 (6) : 061425 .  full text
A. U. Oza, D. M. Harris, R. R. Rosales and J. W. M. Bush. Pilot-wave dynamics in a rotating frame: on the emergence of orbital quantization. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2014; 744 : 404-429 .  full text
A. U. Oza, Ø. Wind-Willassen, D. M. Harris, R. R. Rosales and J. W. M. Bush. Pilot-wave hydrodynamics in a rotating frame: Exotic orbits. Physics of Fluids. 2014; 26 (8) : 082101 .  full text
D. M. Harris and J. W. M. Bush. Droplets walking in a rotating frame: from quantized orbits to multimodal statistics. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2013; 739 : 444-464 .  full text
Ø. Wind-Willassen, J. Moláček, D. M. Harris and J. W. M. Bush. Exotic states of bouncing and walking droplets. Physics of Fluids. 2013; 25 (8) : 082002 .  full text
Selected as a Research Highlight of 2013
  D. M. Harris and J. W. M. Bush. The pilot-wave dynamics of walking droplets. Physics of Fluids. 2013; 25 (9) : 091112 .  full text
Gallery Video Winner of 2012 Gallery of Fluid Motion
D. M. Harris, J. Moukhtar, E. Fort, Y. Couder and J. W. M. Bush. Wavelike statistics from pilot-wave dynamics in a circular corral. Physical Review E. 2013; 88 (1) .  full text
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D. M. Harris and C. H. K. Williamson. Instability of secondary vortices generated by a vortex pair in ground effect. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2012; 700 : 148-186 .  full text
D. M. Harris, V. A. Miller and C. H. K. Williamson. A short wave instability caused by the approach of a vortex pair to a ground plane. Physics of Fluids. 2010; 22 (9) : 091106 .  full text
Gallery Poster Winner of 2009 Gallery of Fluid Motion
V. A. Miller, D. M. Harris and C. H. K. Williamson. Briefing: Interaction of a counter-rotating vortex pair with the ground. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering and Computational Mechanics. 2009; 162 (4) : 181-183 .  full text