The following list are peer review publications in the last five years (2016-2020), out of a career total of 112.


Ndyabawe, K.; Cipriano, M.; Haidekker, M.; Yao, M.; Mao, L.; Kisaalita, W.S.  Brain-on-a-chip model for schizophrenia-like disorders. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 7(1): 350-359 (2021),

Kisaalita, W.S.; Sempiira, E.J. Development of pictograms to communicate technological solutions/innovation instructions among low-literacy users. Ergonomics in Design (2020),

Sempiira, E.J.; Mugisa, D.J.; Galiwango, J.; Kisaalita, W.S. Combining thermization and evaporative cooling toward milk freshness preservation at the smallholder farm level. Journal of Food Process Engineering 43(11): 6 pages (2020), DOI:

Ndyabawe, K.; Haidekker, M.; Asthana, A.; Kisaalita, W.S. Spheroid trapping and calcium spike estimation techniques toward automation of 3D culture. SLAS Technology (2020), DOI: 10.1177/2472630320938319.

Asthana, A.; Ndyabawe K.; Mendez, D.; Douglass, M.; Haidekker, M.A.; Kisaalita, W.S. Calcium oscillations frequency in 2D and 3D human neuroblastoma cultures. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 6(7): 4314-4323, (2020), htts://

White, C. M.; Haidekker, M.A.; Kisaalita, W.S. Ratiometric naoviscometers: Applications for measuring cellular physical properties in 3D cultures. SLAS Technology 25(3): 234-246 (2020),

Asthana, A.; White, M.C.; Douglass, M.; Ndyabawe K.; Kisaalita, W.S. Secretome-based prediction of 3D microtissue physiological relevance. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 6(1): 587-696 (2020),


Ndyabawe, K.; Kisaalita, W.S. Engineering microsystems to recapitulate brain physiology on a chip. Drug Discovery Today 24(9): 1725-1730 (2019).

Ndyabawe, K.; Brush, R.; Ssonko, R.E.; Kisaalita, W.S. Biogas-powered evaporative cooling for smallholder dairy farmers’ evening milk: zeolite characterization and its regeneration. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessment 34: 126-132 (2019).


Kisaalita, W.S.; Katimbo, A.; Sempiira, E.; Mugisa, D. EvaKuula saves Ugandan smallholder farmers’ evening milk. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessment 29: 155-163 (2018).

 White, M.C.; Asthana, A.; Douglass, M.; Kisaalita, W.S. Evaluation of cellular adhesion and organization in different microporous polymeric scaffolds. Biotechnology Progress 34(2): 505-514 (2018). 

Kisaalita, W.S. Inquiry-based freshman seminar on, “What you Can (or should not) Do to end Global Poverty.” Advances in Engineering Education 6(3): 1-16 (2018).


Sempiira, J.E.; Katimbo, A.; Mugisa, D.; Kisaalita, W.S. Ghee-making in the cattle corridor of Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 17(1): 11771-11786 (2017). 

Wasswa, J.; Sempiira, J.E.; Mugisa, D.J.; Kisaalita, W.S. Quality assessment of butter produced using traditional and mechanized churning methods. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 17(1): 11757-11770 (2017).


Kisaalita W.S. Perspectives on context, design teams and diffusion of technological innovations in low-resource settings: A practical approach based on sub-Saharan African projects. Technology in Society 46:58-62 (2016).

Asthana, A.; Kisaalita, W.S. Molecular basis for cytokine biomarkers of complex 3D microtissue physiology in vitro. Drug Discovery Today 21(6): 950-961 (2016) 

Asthana, A.; Kisaalita, W.S. Extending 3D culture to the fourth dimension. Drug Discovery Today 21(3):395-399 (2016).

Kisaalita W.S.; Katimbo, A; Sempiira, J.E; Mugisa, D.J. Cultural influences in women-friendly labor-saving hand-tools’ designs: The milk churner case. Human Factors 58(1):27-42, 2016.Mugisa, D.J; Katimbo, A; Sempiira, J.E; Kisaalita W.S. Anthropometric characteristics among female smallholder farmers of Uganda – toward design of labor-saving tools. Applied Ergonomics 54:177-185 (2016).