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  1. X.J. Xian, Y. Deng, D. Wang, F. Tsow, E. Forzani, NJ Tao Micro Quartz Tuning Fork-Based PM2.5 Sensor for Personal Exposure Monitoring, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2019 (19) 7, 2482 – 2489.

  2. X.J. Xian, F. Tsow, S. Rai, T. Anderson, A. Prabhakar, M. Terrera, B. Ainsworth, D. Jackemeyer, N.J. Tao, E. S. Forzani*, “Personal mobile tracking of resting and post-exercise energy expenditure reflects EPOC effects for enhanced high-intensity interval training (HIIT) intervention”, 2019, Vol. 11, Gazzeta Medica Italiana - Arch Sci Med.


  1. CW Lin, Y Zhu, JJ Yu, XC Qin, XJ Xian, F Tsow, ES Forzani, D Wang, NJ Tao, “Gradient-Based Colorimetric Sensors for Continuous Gas Monitoring”, Analytical Chemistry, 2018, 90 (8), 5375-5380 (6 pages).

  2. CW Lin, XJ Xian, XC Qin, D Wang, F Tsow, ES Forzani, NJ Tao, “High Performance Colorimetric Carbon Monoxide Sensor for Continuous Personal Exposure Monitoring”. ACS Sensors, 2018, 3 (2) 327-333 (7 pages).

  3. Nai-Yuan Liu, Yue Deng, Francis Tsow, Devon Bridgeman,  Xiaojun Xian, Jane J Dean, Janet L Wilson, Nongjian Tao, Doina Kulick, and Erica Forzani*, Evaluation of a thermal-based flow meter for assessment of mobile resting metabolic rate measures, Journal of Sensors, 2018, Article ID 9186475 (8 pages) *#First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  4. Yue Deng, Nai-Yuan Liu, Francis Tsow, Xiaojun, Xian, Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Nongjian Tao, and Erica Forzani*, “Tracking personal health-environment interaction with novel mobile sensing devices”, Sensors, 2018, 18 (8), 2670. *#First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  5. Nai-Yuan Liu, Pinar Cay-Durgun, Tianmiao Lai, Mark Sprowls, Leslie Thomas*, Mary Laura Lind* and Erica Forzani*, A handheld, colorimetric optoelectronic dynamics analyzer (CODA) for measuring total ammonia of biological samples, IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 2018, 6 (1), Article ID: 2800610, pp 1-10. *#First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  6. Ruiz, Iván; Sprowls, Mark; Deng, Yue; Destaillats, Hugo; Kulick, Doina; Forzani, Erica*; Assessing Metabolic Rate & Indoor Air Quality with Passive Environmental Sensors", Journal of Breath Research, 12 (3) 036012 (13 pages), 2018.*#First author’s advisor, corresponding author


  1. Deng, Y., Liu N-Y., Tsow, F., Xian, XJ, E. Forzani,* “Adsorption Thermodynamic Analysis of a Quartz Tuning Fork Based Sensor for Volatile Organic Compounds Detection”, ACS Sensors, 2017, 2 (11), 1662-1668. *#First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  2. Deng, Y., F. Chen, E. Forzani, and V. Juturu. "Capsaicinoids Enhance Metabolic Rate in Normal Healthy Individuals using a Novel Metabolic Tracker Breezing Device-An Open Label Placebo Controlled Acute Study" Obes: Open Access, 2017, 3, no. 2. *#First author’s advisor

  3. D. Bridgeman, F. Tsow, XJ Xian, Q Chang, Y.M. Liu, E.S Forzani*, “Thermochemical Humidity Detection in Harsh or Non-Steady Environments”, Sensors 2017, 17 (6), 1196; doi:10.3390/s17061196. *#First author’s advisor *corresponding author

  4. C. Stump*, D. Jackemeyer, X.J. Xian, F. Tsow, Y. Abidov, K. Herbst, N.J. Tao, E.S. Forzani*, “Study of the Effect of Mobile Indirect Calorimeter on Weight Management” Glob J Obes Diabetes Metab Syndr, 2017 4(2): 044-050. *Corresponding author

  5. D. Jackemeyer, E. Forzani, C. Whisner*, “Study of Resting Energy Expenditure and Weight Changes during Pregnancy”. Glob J Obes Diabetes Metab Syndr, 2017, 4(1): 016-023. DOI:


  1. Y. Deng, C. Chen, X.J. Xian, F. Tsow, G. Verma, R. McConnell, S. Fruin, E.S. Forzani*, and N.J. Tao, “A Novel Wireless Wearable VOC Monitoring Device with Disposable Sensors”, Sensors Journal, 2016, 16 (12), 2060; doi:10.3390/s16122060. *#First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  2. D. Bridgeman, F. Tsow, X.J. Xian, and E.S Forzani*#, New differential pressure flow meter for measurement of human breath flow: Simulation and Experimental Investigation, AiCHE Journal, 2016, 62, 3, Pages 956–964. .*#First author’s advisor, corresponding author


  1. A. Prabhakar, A. Quach, H. Zhang, M. Terrera, D. Jackemeyer, X.J. Xian, F. Tsow, N.J. Tao, E.S Forzani*, “Acetone as biomarker for ketosis buildup capability-a study in healthy individuals under combined high fat and starvation diets", Nutrition journal, 2015, 14.1: 41. #First author’s co-advisor, corresponding author

  2. Y. Deng, C. Chen, F. Tsow, E. Forzani*#, “Aging Effect of a Molecularly Imprinted Polymer on a Quartz Tuning Fork Sensor for Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2015, 211, 25–32. #First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  3. XC Qin, R Wang, F Tsow, E Forzani, XJ Xian, NJ Tao, “A colorimetric chemical sensing platform for real-time monitoring of indoor formaldehyde” IEEE Sensors Journal: Chemical, 2015, 15(3), 1545-1551


  1. A. Prabhakar, A. Quach, D. Wang, HJ Zhang, M. Terrera, D. Jackemeyer, XJ Xian, F. Tsow, N.J. Tao, and E.S. Forzani*#, “Breath Acetone as Biomarker for Lipid Oxidation and Early Ketone Detection” Glob J Obes Diabetes Metab Syndr, 2014, 1(1): 103. #First author’s co-advisor, corresponding author

  2. D. Bridgeman, J. Corral, A. Quach, X.J. Xian, E. Forzani*#, “Colorimetric Humidity Sensor Based on Liquid Composite Materials for the Monitoring of Food and Pharmaceuticals”, Langmuir, 2014, 30(35), 10785-10791. #First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  3. D. Zhao, D. Miller, X. Xian, F. Tsow, and E. Forzani*#, "A novel real-time carbon dioxide analyzer for health and environmental applications" Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2014, 195, 171-176. #First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  4. D. Zhao XJ Xian, M. Terrera, R. Krishnan, D. Miller, K. Tao, F. Tsow, NJ Tao, E.S. Forzani*#, “A new pocket-sized metabolic analyzer for assessment of resting energy expenditure and respiratory quotient”; Clinical Nutrition, 2014, 33 (2), 341-347. #First author’s advisor, corresponding author


  1. D. Zhao, D. Miller, D.D. Shao, X.J. Xian, F. Tsow, R.A. Iglesias, and E.S. Forzani*#; “A personal device for analyzing carbon dioxide in real time and real breath:  Experimental investigations and Computational Simulations”, Sensors and Actuators B - Chemical, 2013, 183,627-635. #First author’s advisor, corresponding author

  2. H.B. Feng, J. Lu, J.H. Li, F. Tsow, E. Forzani, N.J. Tao; “Hybrid Mechanoresponsive Polymer Wires Under Force Activation”; Advanced Materials, 2013, 25 (12), 1729-1733.

  3. C. Chen, F. Tsow, K. Driggs Campbells, R.A. Iglesias, E.S. Forzani, N.J. Tao, “A wireless hybrid chemical sensor for detection of environmental volatile organic compounds”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2013, 13 (5), 1748-1755. #First author’s co-advisor


  1. A. Prabhakar, R.A. Iglesias, X.N. Shan, X.J. Xian, L. Zhang, F. Tsow, E.F. Forzani#, N.J. Tao; “Online Sample Conditioning for Portable Breath Analyzers”; Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84 (16), 7172-7178. #First author’s co-advisor

  2. C. Chen, K. Driggs Campbells, I. Negi, R.A. Iglesias, P. Owens, NJ Tao, Francis Tsow, E.S. Forzani*#, “A New Sensor for the Assessment of Personal Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds”, Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 54, 679-687. *#First author’s co-advisor, corresponding author

  3. R. Wang, A. Prabhakar, R.A Iglesias, X. Xian, X. Shan, F. Tsow, E. Forzani#, NJ Tao, “A microfluidic- colorimetric sensor for continuous monitoring of reactive environmental chemicals”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 2012, 12(5), 1529 – 1535. #First author’s co-advisor


  1. I. Negi, F. Tsow, K. Tanwar, L. Zhang, R.A. Iglesias, C. Chen, A. Rai, E.S. Forzani*#, NJ Tao; “Novel monitor paradigm for real-time exposure assessment”, Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 2011, 21(4), 419-426. #First author’s co-advisor, corresponding author


  1. Prabhakar, R.A. Iglesias, R. Wang, F. Tsow, E.F. Forzani#, and N.J. Tao; “Ultresensitive detection of Nitrogen Oxides over a nanoporous membrane”, Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82 (23), 9938-9940. #First author’s co-advisor

  2. Díaz Aguilar, E.S. Forzani#, M. Leright, F. Tsow, A. Cagan, R.A. Iglesias, L.A. Nagahara, I. Amlani, R. Tsui and N.J. Tao, “A hybrid nanosensor for TNT vapor detection”, Nano Letters, 2010, 10(2), 380-384. #First author’s co-advisor

  3. L. Zhang, F. Tsow, E. Forzani*#, NJ Tao; “Reversible oxygen gas sensor based on electrochemiluminescence”, Chemical Communications, 2010, 46(19), 3333–3335. *#First author’s co-advisor, corresponding author