A benchmark study on the thermal conductivity of nanofluids J Buongiorno, DC Venerus, N Prabhat, T McKrell, J Townsend, ... Journal of Applied Physics 106 (9), 094312, 2009 | 1171 | 2009 |

Measurement of the specific heat capacity of water-based nanofluid SQ Zhou, R Ni Applied Physics Letters 92 (9), 093123, 2008 | 610 | 2008 |

The flow physics of COVID-19 R Mittal, R Ni, JH Seo Journal of fluid Mechanics 894, 2020 | 250 | 2020 |

Flow reversals in thermally driven turbulence K Sugiyama, R Ni, RJAM Stevens, TS Chan, SQ Zhou, HD Xi, C Sun, ... Physical review letters 105 (3), 034503, 2010 | 160 | 2010 |

Viscosity measurements on colloidal dispersions (nanofluids) for heat transfer applications D Venerus, J Buongiorno, R Christianson, J Townsend, IC Bang, G Chen, ... Applied rheology 20 (4), 2010 | 152 | 2010 |

Effects of shear rate and temperature on viscosity of alumina polyalphaolefins nanofluids SQ Zhou, R Ni, D Funfschilling Journal of Applied Physics 107 (5), 054317, 2010 | 73 | 2010 |

Alignment of vorticity and rods with Lagrangian fluid stretching in turbulence R Ni, NT Ouellette, GA Voth Journal of Fluid Mechanics 743, 2014 | 71 | 2014 |

Confinement-induced heat-transport enhancement in turbulent thermal convection SD Huang, M Kaczorowski, R Ni, KQ Xia Physical review letters 111 (10), 104501, 2013 | 68 | 2013 |

Measurements of the coupling between the tumbling of rods and the velocity gradient tensor in turbulence R Ni, S Kramel, NT Ouellette, GA Voth J. Fluids Mech. 766, 202- 225, 2014 | 62 | 2014 |

Measurements of the solid-body rotation of anisotropic particles in 3D turbulence GG Marcus, S Parsa, S Kramel, R Ni, GA Voth New journal of physics 16 (10), 102001, 2014 | 54 | 2014 |

Lagrangian acceleration measurements in convective thermal turbulence R Ni, SD Huang, KQ Xia Journal of Fluid Mechanics 692, 395-419, 2012 | 52 | 2012 |

Heat transport properties of plates with smooth and rough surfaces in turbulent thermal convection P Wei, TS Chan, R Ni, XZ Zhao, KQ Xia Journal of Fluid Mechanics 740, 28-46, 2014 | 49 | 2014 |

An experimental investigation of turbulent thermal convection in water-based alumina nanofluid R Ni, SQ Zhou, KQ Xia Physics of Fluids 23 (2), 022005, 2011 | 48 | 2011 |

Reversals of the large-scale circulation in quasi-2D Rayleigh–Bénard convection R Ni, SD Huang, KQ Xia Journal of Fluid Mechanics 778, 2015 | 40 | 2015 |

Intrinsic fluctuations and driven response of insect swarms R Ni, JG Puckett, ER Dufresne, NT Ouellette Physical review letters 115 (11), 118104, 2015 | 38 | 2015 |

Time-frequency analysis reveals pairwise interactions in insect swarms JG Puckett, R Ni, NT Ouellette Physical review letters 114 (25), 258103, 2015 | 36 | 2015 |

Long-range acoustic interactions in insect swarms: an adaptive gravity model D Gorbonos, R Ianconescu, JG Puckett, R Ni, NT Ouellette, NS Gov New Journal of Physics 18 (7), 073042, 2016 | 35 | 2016 |

Local energy dissipation rate balances local heat flux in the center of turbulent thermal convection R Ni, SD Huang, KQ Xia Physical review letters 107 (17), 174503, 2011 | 34 | 2011 |

Enhanced and reduced heat transport in turbulent thermal convection with polymer additives P Wei, R Ni, KQ Xia Physical Review E 86 (1), 016325, 2012 | 29 | 2012 |

Effects of polymer additives in the bulk of turbulent thermal convection YC Xie, SD Huang, D Funfschilling, XM Li, R Ni, KQ Xia Journal of Fluid Mechanics 784, 2015 | 25 | 2015 |