Dr. Alexander McMillan​

Microfluidics Innovation Center

Head of Microfluidics Engineering

Supervisor DC5

Head of Microfluidics Engineering at Elvesys. Expert in microfluidics and mechatronics engineering. He completed an H2020 ITN project with ELV as host institution. After graduating from the program, he was hired by ELV to work on the development of novel microfluidic flow control solutions. Today, he is managing a team of 3, including 1 PhD candidate and 2 mechanical engineers, working together on high precision instrumentation for flow rate measurement.

Selected publications

  • Casquillas, G. V., Fu, C., Le Berre, M., Cramer, J., Meance, S., Plecis, A., … & Tran, P. T. (2011). Fast microfluidic temperature control for high resolution live cell imaging. Lab on a Chip11(3), 484-489. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0lc00222d 
  • Velve-Casquillas, G., Le Berre, M., Piel, M., & Tran, P. T. (2010). Microfluidic tools for cell biological research. Nano today5(1), 28-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nantod.2009.12.001 
  • Velve-Casquillas, G., Costa, J., Carlier-Grynkorn, F., Mayeux, A., & Tran, P. T. (2010). A fast microfluidic temperature control device for studying microtubule dynamics in fission yeast. Methods in cell biology97, 185-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0091-679X(10)97011-8