Particle transport through Marangoni convection inside a sessile droplet can be controlled by the UV light distribution on the surface. The photosensitive solution changes the surface tension gradient on the droplet surface and can induce clockwise and counter-clockwise circulations depending on the incident light distribution. In this paper, the stream function in the sessile drop has been evaluated in toroidal coordinates by solving the biharmonic equation. Multiple primary clockwise and counter-clockwise circulations are observed in the droplet under various concentric UV light profiles. The downward dividing streamlines are expected to deposit the particles on the substrate, thus matching the number of deposited rings on the substrate with the number of UV light rings. Moffatt eddies appear near the contact line or centerline of the droplet either due to a sharp change in the UV light profile or because the illuminated region is away from them.

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