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Shizhi Qian

Shizhi Qian


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

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252 KAUFMAN HALL
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: sqian@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-3720

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  • Articles

    Qian, S., Celik, B., and Beskok, A. Chaotic Stirring in Lab-on-a-Chip Devices. Lab on a Chip
    Li, Y., Zhang, H., Li, Y., Li, X., Wu, J., Qian, S., and Li, F. (2018). Dynamic control of particle separation in deterministic lateral displacement separator with viscoelastic fluids. Scientific Reports, 8 (3618), pp. 1-9.
    Bashirzadeh, Y., Poole, J., Qian, S., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2018). Effect of pharmacological modulation of actin and myosin on collective cell electrotaxis. Bioelectromagnetics, 39 (4), pp. 289-298.
    Qiu, X., Zhang, J., Li, Y., Zhang, C., Wang, D., and Qian, S. (2017). A bead-based microfluidic system for joint detection in torch screening at point-of-care testing. Microsystem Technologies pp. 1-9.
    Qiu, X., Zhang, J., Gong, S., Wang, D., Qiao, S., Ge, S., Xia, N., Yu, D., and Qian, S. (2017). A single-bead-based, fully integrated microfluidic system for high-throughput cd4+t lymphocyte enumeration. SLAS Technology pp. 1-10.
    Ma, Y., Su, Y., Qian, S., and Yeh, L. (2017). Analytical model for surface-charge-governed nanochannel conductance. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 247, pp. 697 - 705.
    Dumbali, S. P., Mei, L., Qian, S., and Maruthamuthu, V. (2017). Endogenous Sheet-Averaged Tension Within a Large Epithelial Cell Colony. Journal of biomechanical engineering, 139 (10), pp. 101008.
    Dutta, D., Palmer, X. L., Kim, J., Qian, S., and Stacey, M. W. (2017). Energy dissipation mapping of cancer cells. Micron, 105, pp. 24-29.
    Dutta, D., Palmer, X., Asmar, A., Stacey, M. W., and Qian, S. (2017). Nanosecond pulsed electric field induced changes in cell surface charge density. Micron, 100, pp. 45 - 49.
    Li, Y., Zheng, Z., Zhang, H., Li, F., Qian, S., Joo, S. W., and Kulagina, L. V. (2017). Numerical study on secondary flows of viscoelastic fluids in straight ducts: Origin analysis and parametric effects. Computers & Fluids, 152, pp. 57 - 73.
    Ji, Y., Deng, Y., Liu, Z., Zhou, T., Wu, Y., and Qian, S. (2017). Optimal Control-Based Inverse Determination of Electrode Distribution for Electroosmotic Micromixer. Micromachines, 8 (8),
    Hu, N., Yang, J., Qian, S., Joo, S. W., and Zheng, X. (2011). A cell electrofusion microfluidic device integrated with 3D thin-film microelectrode arrays. Biomicrofluidics, 5, pp. 034121.
    Hu, N., Yang, J., Yin, Z., Ai, Y., Qian, S., Svir, I., Xia, B., Yan, J., Hou, W., and Zheng, X. (2011). A high-throughput Dielectrophoresis-based cell electrofusion microfluidic device. Electrophoresis (32), pp. 2488-2495.
    Zhuang, Y., Hou, W., Zheng, X., Wang, Z., Zheng, J., Pi, X., Cui, J., Jiang, Y., Qian, S., and Peng, C. (2011). A MEMS-based electronic capsule for time controlled drug delivery in the alimentary canal. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 169, pp. 211-216.
    Reddy, D. S., Bandyopadhyay, D., Joo, S. W., Sharma, A., and Qian, S. (2011). A parametric study on instabilities in a two-layer magneto-hydrodynamic channel flow confined between two parallel electrodes. Physical Review E, 83, pp. 036313.
    Ai, Y., and Qian, S. (2011). Direct numerical simulation of electrokinetic translocation of a cylindrical particle through a nanopore using a Poisson-Boltzmann approach. Electrophoresis, 32, pp. 996-1005.
    Ai, Y., Benjamin, M., Sharma, A., and Qian, S. (2011). Electrokinetic motion of a deformable particle: dielectrophoretic effect. Electrophoresis (32), pp. 2282-2291.
    Ai, Y., and Qian, S. (2011). Electrokinetic particle translocation through a nanopore. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, pp. 4060-4071.
    Zhang, M., Ai, Y., Sharma, A., Joo, S. W., Kim, D., and Qian, S. (2011). Electrokinetic particle translocation through a nanopore containing a floating electrode. Electrophoresis, 32, pp. 1864-1874.
    Joo, S. W., and Qian, S. (2011). Electrophoretic motion of a nanorod along the axis of a nanopore under a salt gradient. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 356, pp. 331-340.
    Zhang, M., Ai, Y., Kim, D., Jeong, J., Joo, S. W., and Qian, S. (2011). Electrophoretic motion of a soft spherical particle in a nanopore. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 88, pp. 165-174.
    Banerjee, A. N., Qian, S., and Joo, S. W. (2011). High speed droplet actuation on single-plate electrode array. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (362), pp. 567-574.
    Ai, Y., Liu, J., Zhang, B., and Qian, S. (2011). Ionic current rectification in a conical nanofluidic field effect transistor. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 157, pp. 742-751.
    Banerjee, A. N., Qian, S., and Joo, S. W. (2011). Large field enhancement at electrochemically grown quasi-1D Ni nanostructures with low-threshold cold field electron emission. Nanotechnology, 22, pp. 035702.
    Choi, W., Sharma, A., Qian, S., Lim, G., and Joo, S. W. (2011). On steady two-fluid electroosmotic flow with full interfacial electrostatics. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 357, pp. 521-526.
    Yalcin, S. E., Sharma, A., Qian, S., Joo, S. W., and Baysal, O. (2011). On-demand particle enrichment in a microfluidic channel by a locally controlled floating electrode. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 153, pp. 277-283.
    Zhang, B., Ai, Y., Liu, J., Joo, A. W., and Qian, S. (2011). Polarization effect of dielectric membrane on the ionic current rectification in a conical nanopore. Journal of Physical Chemistry (115), pp. 24951-24959.
    Ray, B., Reddy, D. S., Bandyopadhyay, D., Joo, S. W., Sharma, A., Qian, S., and Biswas, G. (2011). Surface instability of a thin electrolyte film undergoing coupled electroosmotic and electrophoretic flows in a microfluidic channel. Electrophoresis (32), pp. 3257-3267.
    Cheney, M., Qian, S., Amei, A., Zhao, X., and Joo, S. (2009). A comparative study on the uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Anodonta Californienis. Environmental Pollution, 157, pp. 601-608.
    Ai, Y., Beskok, A., Gauthier, D., Joo, S. W., and Qian, S. (2009). DC electrokinetic transport of cylindrical cells in straight microchannels. Biomicrofluidics, 3, pp. 44110-11016.
    Cheney, M., Jose, R., Banerjee, A., Bhowmil, P., Qian, S., and Okoh, J. (2009). Effect of Hoffmeister anions on birnessite nanostructure and transformation of cryptomelane to birnessite phase. Journal of Nanomaterials
    Ai, Y., Joo, S., Jiang, Y., Xuan, X., and Qian, S. (2009). Pressure-driven transport of particles through a converging-diverging microchannel. BioMicrofluidics
    Qian, S., Joo, S., Ai, Y., Cheney, M., and Hou, W. (2009). The effect of linear surface-charge non-uniformities on the ionic-current Rectification in conical nanopores. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 329, pp. 376-383.
    Ai, Y., Joo, S., Jiang, Y., Xuan, X., and Qian, S. (2009). Transient electrophoretic motion of a charged particle through a converging-diverging microchannel: effect of direct current –dielectrophoretic force. Electrophoresis
    Panta, Y., Liu, J., Cheney, M., Joo, S., and Qian, S. (2009). Ultra-sensitive detection of mercury (II) ions using electrochemical surface plasmon resonance with magnetohydrodynamic convection. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
    Cheney, M., Bhowmik, P., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). A new method of synthesizing black birnessite nanoparticles: from brown to black birnessite with nanostructures. Journal of Nanomaterials
    Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). An analysis of the self-electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle in a nanotube: Effect of nonuniform surface charge density. Langmuir, 24, pp. 4778-4784.
    Kabbani, H., Marc, M., Joo, S., and Qian, S. (2008). Analytical prediction of flow field in magnetohydrodynamic-based microfluidic devices. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 130 (091204),
    Qian, S., Joo, S., Hou, W., and Zhao, X. (2008). Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle with a symmetric non-uniform surface charge distribution in a nanotube. Langmuir, 24, pp. 5332-5340.
    Qian, S., Joo, S., Jiang, Y., and Cheney, M. (2008). Free-surface problems in electrokinetic micro- and nanofluidics. Mechanics Research Communications
    Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2008). Magnetohydrodynamics-based Microfluidics. Mechanics Research Communications
    Pant, Y., Qian, S., Cross, C., and Cizdziel, J. (2008). Mercury content of tobacco products by means of automated combustion amalgamation atomic absorption spectrometry. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 83, pp. 7-11.
    Panta, Y., Qian, S., and Cheney, M. (2008). Stripping Analysis of Mercury (II) Ionic Solutions under Magnetohydrodynamic Convection. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 317, pp. 175-182.
    Cheney, M., Bhowmik, P., Moriuchi, S., Villalobos, M., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). The effect of stirring on the morphology of birnessite nanoparticles. Journal of Nanomaterials
    Cheney, M., Keil, D., and Qian, S. (2008). Uptake and Effect of Mercury on Amino Acid Losses from the Grills of the Bivalve Mollusks Mytilus californianus and Anodonta californirnsis. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 320, pp. 369-375.
    Qian, S., Das, B., and Luo, X. (2007). Diffusioosmotic Flows in Slit Nanochannels. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 315, pp. 721-730.
    Kabbani, H., Wang, A., Luo, X., and Qian, S. (2007). Modeling RedOx-based Magnetohydrodynamics in Three-dimensional Microfludic Channels. Physics of Fluids, 19 (083604),
    Liu, H., Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2007). The Effect of Translocating Cylindrical Particles on the Ionic Current through a Nano-Pore. Biophysical Journal, 92, pp. 1164-1177.
    Qian, S., and Duval, J. (2006). Coupling between electroosmotically driven flow and bipolar faradaic depolarization processes in electron-conducting microchannels. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 297, pp. 341-352.
    Qian, S., Chen, Z., Wang, J., and Bau, H. (2006). Electrochemical reaction with RedOx electrolyte in toroidal conduits in the presence of natural convection. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, pp. 3968-3976.
    Qian, S., Wang, A., and Afonien, J. (2006). Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle in a converging-diverging nanotube. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 303, pp. 579-592.
    Qian, S., and Duval, J. (2006). Modulation of electroosmotic flows in electron-conducting microchannels by coupled quasi-reversible faradaic and adsorption-mediated depolarization. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 300, pp. 413-428.
    Qian, S., Bürger, R., and Bau, H. (2005). Analysis of Sedimentation Bio-detectors. Chemical Engineering Science, 60 (6), pp. 2585-2598.
    Kim, B., Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). Filling Carbon Nanotubes with Particles. Nano Letters, 5 (5), pp. 873-878.
    Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). Magneto-Hydrodynamic Flow of RedOx Electrolyte. Physics of Fluids, 17 (067105),
    Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). Magnetohydrodynamic Stirrer for Stationary and Moving Fluids. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 10 (2), pp. 859-870.
    Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). Theoretical Investigation of Electroosmotic Flows and Chaotic Stirring in Rectangular Cavities. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 29, pp. 726-753.
    Chen, Z., Wang, J., Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). Thermally-Actuated, Phase-Change Flow Control for Microfluidic Systems. Lab on a Chip, 5, pp. 1277-1285.
  • Book Chapters

    Qian, S., Qin, M., and Bau, H. H. (2011). Applications of Magnetohydrodynamics in Microfluidics.Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. CRC Press Taylor Francis.
    Qian, S., Celik, B., and Beskok, A. (2011). Characterization of Chaotic Stirring and Mixing in Lab on a Chip Devices Using Numerical Tools.Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. CRC Press Taylor Francis.
    Qian, S., and Das, B. (2008). Ion-current rectification in conical nanopores: effects of electroosmotic flow. In “Surface Electrical Phenomena in Membranes and Microchannels”. (pp. 233-253). Kerala: Transworld Research Network.
    Qian, S., and Duval, J. (2007). Chemical and biological systems: mixers. In “Comprehensive Microsystems”. (pp. 323-374). London: Elsevier.
  • Conference Proceeding

    Yang, J., Hu, N., and Qian, S. (2011). ., A microfluidic chip for sterilization of bacterization using pulsed electric fields.. Minneapolis, MN: The 28th Annual Meeting of the American Electrophoresis Society.
    Ai, Y., Joo, S. W., and Qian, S. (2011). Field effect control of DNA nanoparticle electrokinetic translocation through a nanopore.. Minneapolis, MN: The 28th Annual Meeting of the American Electrophoresis Society.
    Hu, N., Joo, S. W., Yang, J., Qian, S., and Sheng, X. (2011). A 3D bulk microelectrode array for high throughput cell electrofusion.. Minneapolis, MN: The 28th Annual Meeting of the American Electrophoresis Society.
    Qian, S., and Joo, S. W. (2011). Magneto-hydrodynamic electrodeposition of radioactive sources.. Shanghai & Xi’an, China: The 4th International Conference on Magneto-Science (ICMS2011).
    Qian, S., and Joo, S. W. (2011). Magneto-hydrodynamic flows in microfluidics.. Shanghai & Xi’an, China: The 4th International Conference on Magneto-Science (ICMS2011).
    Cheney, M., and Qian, S. (2011). Ultra-sensitive detection and effect of Hg(II) on cell membranes.. College Park, Maryland: The 42nd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2011) of the ACS.
    Qian, S., Gauthier, D., Beskok, A., Hao, J. Z., and Adcock, A. (2011). A learning community for engineers and biologists at the bio-micro/nano interface.. Washington, D.C.: The 2011 CCLI/TUES Principal Investigators (PIs) Conference.
    Cheney, M., Jose, R., Banerjee, A., Bhowmik, P., and Qian, S. (2009). Effect of Hoffmeister anions on nanostructure of cryptomelane MnO2 and its transformation to birnessite phase.. Salt Lake City, UT: The 237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition.
    M.A., C., Bhowmik, P., Qian, S., Joo, S., Hou, W., and Okoh, J. (2009). Novel synthesis of layer-structured black birnessite nanomaterial from brown birnessite with complex shape under mild and acidic conditions.. Salt Lake City, UT: The 237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition.
    Cheney, M., Jose, R., Banerjee, A., Bhowmik, P., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2009). Role of process conditions on the controlled conversion of nanoplates to nanoneedles in birnessite without structural change.. Salt Lake City, UT: The 237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition.
    Sadiq, M., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). Electroosmotic thin film flow with a moving interface.. Bologna: 1st European Conference on Microfluidics.
    Ai, Y., Joo, S., Jiang, Y., Cheney, M., and Qian, S. (2008). Electrophoretic motion of a charged particle in a converging-diverging microchannel.. Bologna: 1st European Conference on Microfluidics.
    Panta, Y., Qian, S., and Cheney, M. (2008). Electrochemical Detection of Mercury Under Magentohydrodynamic (MHD) Convection.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Panta, Y., Liu, J., Qian, S., Cheney, M., and Joo, S. (2008). Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance (E-SPR) Detection of Mercury Under Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Convection.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Panta, Y., Farmer, D., Cheney, M., and Qian, S. (2008). Electrodeposition of Radionuclides Under Magnetohydrodynamic Convection for Alpha Spectrometric Determination.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Panta, Y., Qian, S., Cizdziel, J., and Cross, C. (2008). Mercury Content of Tobacco Products by Means of Automated Combustion Amalgamation Atomic Absorption Spectrometry.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Ai, Y., Jiang, Y., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). Modeling of a Spherical Particle's Motion in a Converging-Diverging Microchannel Using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Liu, J., Qian, S., Cheney, M., and Zheng, C. (2008). Modeling of homogeneous mercury oxidation in flue gas during coal combustion.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Liu, J., Cheney, M., Qian, S., and Zheng, C. (2008). Theoretical study of the mechanism of mercury adsorption on the carbonaceous materials.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Ai, Y., Jiang, Y., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). Transient Modeling of the Electrophoretic Migration of a Spherical Particle in a Converging-Diverging Microchannel Using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method.. Las Vegas: The 42nd ACS WRM.
    Sadiq, M., Qian, S., and Joo, S. (2008). Speading of an electro-osmotic micro/nanofluidic flow based on Debye-Huckel approximation: contact line motion.. Hamamatsu: JSSUME 2008.
    Joo, S., Qian, S., Jiang, Y., and Cheney, M. (2008). Electroosmotic flow with free surface in nanochannels.. Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong: Proceedings of MicroNano08.
    Moser, D., Plata, J., Qian, S., Bruckner, J., Mckay, C., and Sun, H. (2008). The recovery of bacterial DNA from Mars-like Atacama desert surface soil.. Santa Clara, CA: Astrobiology Science Conference.
    Hou, W., Das, B., Jiang, Y., Zhen, X., Qian, S., and Wu, X. (2008). Vertically-aligned-carbon-nanotube-based Microelectrode Arrays for Neural Interfacing.. Shanghai: IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC) 2008.
    Hou, W., Das, B., Jiang, Y., Qian, S., Zhen, X., Zhen, J., and Zhang, Y. (2008). On a microfabricated Ti-alloy-based Microneedle array for Transdermal Drug Delivery.. Sanya, Hainan: 3rd IEEE-International Conference of Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems.
    Hou, W., Das, B., Jiang, Y., Qian, S., Zhen, X., Zhen, J., and Zheng, Z. (2008). Simulation of the Mechanical Properties for Diaphragm Involved in a PZT-based Valveless Micropump.. Sanya, Hainan: 3rd IEEE-International Conference of Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems.
    Panta, Y., Qian, S., and Cheney, M. (2007). The Use of Magneto-hydrodynamic Convection for the Determination of Mercury (II) Ions in Aqueous Solutions.. Utah: 2007 APS.
    Plata, J., Moser, D., Sun, H., and Qian, S. (2007). Detecting DNA in “Mars-like” Soils from the Atacama Desert, Chile.. DRI, Las Vegas: Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium (NURS).
    Qian, S., Wang, A., Kabbani, H., and Luo, X. (2007). RedOx-based magneto-hydrodynamic flow in microfluidic channels.. Sanya, Hainan: Proceedings of MNC2007.
    Qian, S., and Duval, J. (2006). Electrochemical modulation of electroosmotic flows in electron-conducting microchannels.. Nancy: ELKIN 2006.
    Qian, S., and Wang, A. (2006). Electrophoretic motion of a spherical particle along the axis of a converging-diverging nanotube.. Nancy: EKLIN 2006.
    Liu, H., Qian, S., and Bau, H. (2005). The Effect of a Translocating Cylindrical Particle on the Ionic Current through a Nanopore.. Chicago: 2005 APS.
  • Presentations

    (April 14, 2008). A Comprehensive Study on Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrokinetic Flows for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications University of Rhode Island.
    (April 10, 2008). A Comprehensive Study on Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrokinetic Flows for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications Lehigh University.
    (March 18, 2008). A Comprehensive Study on Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrokinetic Flows for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications The Catholic University of America.
    (March 11, 2008). A Comprehensive Study on Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrokinetic Flows for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications Old Dominion University.
    (May 28, 2007). Fluid manipulations in microfluidic and nanofluidic systems Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China.
    Plata, J., Wang, J., and Qian, S. (July 26, 2006). Designing a magnetically activated micro-pump for a lab-on-a-chip continuous flow polymerase chain reaction (PCR) reactor presented at Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium DRI, Las Vegas.
    (July 3, 2006). Fluid manipulations in microfluidic systems CNRS, Nancy, France.
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Hao, J. Z.; Qian, S. "Detection of Distributed Static and Dynamic Loads with Electrolyte-Enabled Distributed Transducers in a Polymer-Based Microfluidic Device" $334,999. June, 2013 - May, 2018
    Maruthamuthu, V.; Qian, S. "Developing quantitative measures of mechanical coherence in epithelial tissue, " $100,000. September 30, 2015 - June 29, 2017
    Qian, S. "Measuring Shear Stress with a Microfluidic Sensor to Improve Aerodynamic Efficiency" $37,500. June, 2014 - December, 2014
    Qian, S.; , "Self-nano patterning of soft materials with bio applications, Ministry of Education" $4,200,000. April, 2009 - August, 2013
    Qian, S.; Beskok, A.; Gauthier, D.; Hao, J. Z. "A learning community for engineers and biologists at the bio-micro/nano interface" $175,000. Federal. 2010 - 2012
    Qian, S.; Beskok, A.; Cooper, R. A.; Gauthier, D.; Hao, J. Z. "MRI: Acquisition of a four-probe MultiView4000 AFM/NSOM/SPM system" $310,401. Federal. 2009 - 2012
    Qian, S. "Post Doc Support" $43,059. July, 2011 - August, 2012
    Qian, S. "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Nanoscale Measurement and Image Analysis of Patient Cartilage for Predicting Surgical Response" $70,000. January, 2011 - June, 2011
    Qian, S.; Beskok, A. "Microfluidics-Immunology Project" $10,000. Old Dominion University. January, 2011 - June, 2011
    Qian, S.; Ramjee, B. "Robust, Multifunctional, Bio-compatible Nanocapsules for Intraoperative Imaging and Other Biomedical Applications" $56,572. January, 2011 - June, 2011
    Peng, Y.; Luo, L.; Liao, W.; Qian, S. "Numerical and experimental study of complex bio-fluids in microfluidic lab-on-a-chip for bio-medical applications" $70,599. Old Dominion University. January 1, 2010 - June 30, 2010