• B. K. Primkulov, S. Talman, K. Khaleghi, A. Shokri, R. Chalaturnyk, B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Quasi-static fluid-fluid displacement in porous media: invasion-percolation through a wetting transition.
  • P. Shrestha, R. Banerjee, J. Lee, N. Ge, D. Muirhead, H. Liu, A. K. Wong, D. Ouellette, B. Zhao, and A. Bazylak. Hydrophilic microporous layer coatings for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells operating without anode humidification.
  • H. S. Rabbani, B. Zhao, R. Juanes, and N. Shokri. Pore geometry control of apparent wetting in porous media.


  • C. Lee, R. Banerjee, N. Ge, J. K. Lee, B. Zhao, E. Baltic, J. M. LaManna, D. S. Hussey, D. L. Jacobson, R. Abouatallah, R. Wang, and A. Bazylak. The effect of cathode nitrogen purging on cell performance and in operando neutron imaging of a polymer electrolyte membrane electrolyzer. Electrochimica Acta, 279: 91–98, 2018. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2018.05.066 (pdf).

  • B. Zhao, A. A. Pahlavan, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, and R. Juanes. Forced wetting transition and bubble pinch-off in a capillary tube. Physical Review Letters, 120:084501, 2018. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.084501 (pdf).
  • B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Wettability control on multiphase flow in patterned microfluidic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(37):10251–10256, 2016. doi:10.1073/pnas.1603387113 (pdf, video).
  • B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Residual trapping, solubility trapping and capillary pinning complement each other to limit CO2 migration in deep saline aquifers. Energy Procedia, 3833-3839, 2014. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.412 (pdf).  
  • B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, H. E. Huppert, and R. Juanes. Capillary pinning and blunting of immiscible gravity currents in porous media. Water Resources Research, 50(9):7067-7081, 2014. doi:10.1002/2014WR015335 (pdf, video).
  • B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, M. L. Szulczewski, J. A. Neufeld, H. E. Huppert, and R. Juanes. Interface Pinning of Immiscible Exchange Flows in Porous Media. Physical Review E, 87:023015, 2013. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.87.023015 (pdf).