1. M Danny Raj and R. Rengaswamy, “Understanding drop-pattern formation in 2-D microchannels: a multi-agent approach”, Microfluid. Nanofluidics, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 527–537, Jan. 2014. Article

  2. M. D. Raj and R. Rengaswamy, “Investigating Arrangement of Composite Drops in Two-Dimensional Microchannels Using Multi-Agent Simulations: A Design Perspective”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., vol. 54, no. 43, pp. 10835-10842, 2015. Article

  3. M. Danny Raj and R. Rengaswamy, “Coalescence of drops in a 2D microchannel: critical transitions to autocatalytic behavior”, Soft Matter, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 115-122, 2016. Article

  4. M. Danny Raj and R. Rengaswamy, “Averaged model for probabilistic coalescence avalanches in two-dimensional emulsions: Insights into uncertainty propagation”, Physical Review E, vol. 95, no. 3, 032608, 2017. Article

  5. M. Danny Raj and R. Rengaswamy, “Interacting coalescence avalanches in a 2D droplet assembly”, AIChE Journal, vol. 65, issue 3, 2019. Article

  6. M. Danny Raj, A. Gnanasekaran and R. Rengaswamy, “On the role of hydrodynamic interactions in the engineered assembly of droplet ensembles”, Soft Matter, 2019. Article Code

  7. M. Danny Raj, Pavithra Sivakumar and Arshed Nabeel, “Inferring the stability of concentrated emulsions from droplet configuration information”, European Physical Journal Special Topics (EPJ ST), 2022.Article


  1. Jitesh Jhawar, Richard G. Morris, U. R. Amith-Kumar, M. Danny Raj, Tim Rogers, Harikrishnan R., Vishwesha Guttal, ‘Noise-Induced Schooling of Fish’, Nature Physics, vol 16, 2020. Article ArXiv Code Media: PhyS RM DH

  2. Vivek Jadhav, Vishwesha Guttal and M Danny Raj*, “Randomness in the choice of neighbours promotes cohesion in mobile animal groups”, Royal Society Open Science, vol 9 issue 3, 2022. Article ArXiv Movies Code

  3. Arshed Nabeel, Ashwin Karichannavar, Shuaib Palathingal, Jitesh Jhawar, Danny Raj M, Vishwesha Guttal, "PyDaddy: A Python package for discovering stochastic dynamical equations from timeseries data", under reviewArXiv Code


  1. M Danny Raj* and Kumaran V, “Moving efficiently through a crowd: a nature inspired traffic rule”, Physical Review E, 104, 054609. ArXiv Movies

  2. Arshed Nabeel and M Danny Raj*, “Disentangling intrinsic motion from neighbourhood effects in heterogeneous collective motion”, Chaos, 32, 063119 (2022). Article ArXiv Movies Code


  1. S. Thiripuranthagan, D. Raj, and K. Kannan, “Photocatalytic Degradation of Congo-red on Silica Supported Ag Impregnated TiO2”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 4727–4733, 2015. Article

  2. C G Danny, M Danny Raj, Vvr Sai, ‘Ray optics model for U-bent fiber optic sensors’, Journal of Lightwave Technology (available online, December 2019). Article ArXiv

  1. Danny Raj M and R. Rengaswamy, “Understanding Control in Microchannels to Manipulate Drop-Drop Interactions,” in 2014 European Control Conference (ECC), 2014, pp. 1055–1060. Article

  2. Christina G Danny, M Danny Raj, Vvr Sai, “Ray Optics Model for Light Attenuation in U-Bent Fibre Optic Sensors”, in IEEE SENSORS 2018, New Delhi, 2018, pp. 1-4. Article