Recent Faculty Publications

Vemuri Balakotaiah

  • Alam, I., West, D. H., & Balakotaiah, V.,

    Transport effects on pattern formation and maximum temperature in homogeneous-heterogeneous combustion. Chemical Engineering Journal, 288, 99-115. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2015.11.053

    , 2016
  • Dadi, R. K., Luss, D., & Balakotaiah, V.,

    Bifurcation features of mixtures containing CO and hydrocarbons in diesel oxidation catalyst. Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 941-952. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.06.119

    , 2016
  • Dadi, R. K., Luss, D., & Balakotaiah, V.,

    Dynamic hysteresis in monolith reactors and hysteresis effects during co-oxidation of CO and C2H6. Chemical Engineering Journal, 297, 325-340. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.03.139

    , 2016

Anil K. Bhowmick

  • K Dinesh Kumar, MS Satyanarayana, Ganesh C Basak, Anil Bhowmick,

    Adhesion between Compounded Elastomers: A Critical Review, Progress in Adhesion and Adhesives, 2019, Volume 4, Pages 99-191

    , 2019
  • H Sridharan, A Guha, S Bhattacharyya, AK Bhowmick, R Mukhopadhyay,

    Effect of Silica Loading and Coupling Agent on Wear and Fatigue Properties of a Tread Compound, Rubber Chemistry and Technology 92 (2), 326-349

    , 2019
  • PR Sreenath, Saptarshi Mandal, Seema Singh, Prolay Das, Anil K Bhowmick, K Dinesh Kumar,

    Remarkable synergetic effect by in-situ covalent hybridization of carbon dots with graphene oxide and carboxylated acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber, Polymer, Volume 175, Pages 283-293.

    , 2019

Praveen Bollini

  • Afrin, S., Bollini, P.*,

    Cerium Oxide Catalyzes the Selective Vapor Phase Hydrodeoxygenation of Anisole to Benzene at Ambient Pressures of Hydrogen, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 58, 14603-14607.

    , 2019
  • Bollini, P., Chen, T. T., Neurock, M., Bhan, A.,

    Mechanistic Role of Water in HSSZ-13 Catalyzed Methanol-to-Olefins Conversion, Catal. Sci. Technol. 9, 4374-4383.

    , 2019
  • Hall, J.N., Bollini, P.*,

    Structure, Characterization, and Catalytic Properties of Open-Metal Sites in Metal Organic Frameworks, React. Chem. Eng. 4, 207-222.

    , 2019

Patrick C. Cirino

  • Frei CS, Wang ZQ, Qian S, Deutsch S, Sutter M, & Cirino PC,

    Analysis of amino acid substitutions in AraC variants that respond to triacetic acid lactone. Protein Science, 25(4), 804-814. doi: 10.1002/pro.2873

    , 2016
  • Qian S, & Cirino PC,

    Using metabolite-responsive gene regulators to improve microbial biosynthesis. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 14, 93-102. doi: 10.1016/j.coche.2016.08.020

    , 2016
  • Sharma S, Jaimes-Lizcano YA, McLay RB, Cirino PC, & Conrad, JC,

    Subnanometric Roughness Affects the Deposition and Mobile Adhesion of Escherichia coli on Silanized Glass Surfaces. Langmuir, 32(21), 5422-5433. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b00883

    , 2016

Jacinta C. Conrad

  • J. C. Conrad and R. Poling-Skutvik,

    “Confined flow: Consequences and implications for bacteria and biofilms.” Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng. 9, Review in Advance [DOI]

    , 2018
  • R. B. McLay, H. N. Nguyen, Y. A. Jaimes-Lizcano, N. K. Dewangan, S. Alexandrova, D. F. Rodrigues, P. C. Cirino, and J. C. Conrad,

    “Level of fimbriation alters the adhesion of Escherichia coli bacteria to interfaces.” Langmuir 34, 1133 – 1142 [DOI]

    , 2018
  • R. Chen*, R. Poling-Skutvik*, A. Nikoubashman, M. P. Howard, J. C. Conrad, and J. C. Palmer,

    “Coupling of nanoparticle dynamics to polymer center-of-mass motion in semidilute polymer solutions.” Macromolecules 51, 1865 –1872 [DOI]

    , 2018

Vincent M. Donnelly

  • Kaler, S. S., Lou, Q. W., Donnelly, V. M., & Economou, D. J.,

    Silicon nitride and silicon etching by CH3F/O-2 and CH3F/CO2 plasma beams. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 34(4). doi: 10.1116/1.4949261

    , 2016
  • McGrath, R. T., Donnelly, V. C., Glastras, S. J., Preda, V. A., Sheriff, N., Ward, P.,Fulcher, G. R.,

    Evaluation of Blood Glucose Meter Efficacy in an Antenatal Diabetes Clinic. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 18(2), 68-74. doi: 10.1089/dia.2015.0104

    , 2016
  • Sridhar, S., Liu, L., Hirsch, E. W., Donnelly, V. M., & Economou, D. J.,

    Insights into the mechanism of in-plasma photo-assisted etching using optical emission spectroscopy. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 34(6). doi: 10.1116/1.4964641

    , 2016

Demetre J. Economou

  • Emilia W. Hirsch, Linfeng Du, Vincent M. Donnelly, and Demetre J. Economou,

    Evidence for anti-synergism between ion-assisted etching and in-plasma photo-assisted etching of silicon in a high-density chlorine plasma, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A 38, 023009 (invited paper, special issue commemorating J. Coburn)

    , 2020
  • Kai Zhao, De-Qi Wen, Yong-Xin Liu, Michael A. Lieberman, Demetre J. Economou, and You-Nian Wang,

    “Observation of Nonlinear Standing Waves Excited by Plasma Series Resonance-Enhanced Harmonics in Capacitive Discharges,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 185002

    , 2019
  • Ya-Ming Chen, Ryan Sawadichai, Siyuan Tian, Vincent M. Donnelly, Paul Ruchhoeft and Demetre J. Economou,

    “Nearly monoenergetic positive ion beam with self-neutralized space charge extracted from a pulsed plasma,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys.52, 355205

    , 2019

Micky Fleischer

  • M. T. Fleischer,

    Thermodynamics: Fundamentals and Applications for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition, Cognella Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-1-5165-2668-0)

    , 2018
  • Fleischer, M.T., Cathy Cortez-Lambert, Diseye Komonibo, Guoda Liang, Jose Tusell, and Sukhpal Singh,

    “Steam-Methane Reforming Hydrogen Generation Plant,” AIChE Spring Meeting

    , 2014
  • M. T. Fleischer and H. W. Prengle, Jr.,

    Thermodynamics: Fundamentals and Applications for Chemical Engineers, First Edition, Cognella, 2013 (ISBN: 978-1-62131-643-5). Revised

    , 2014

Lars C. Grabow

  • A. Ghorbanpour, J. D. Rimer, & L. C. Grabow,

    "Computational Assessment of the Dominant Factors Governing the Mechanism of Methanol Dehydration over H-ZSM-5 with Heterogeneous Aluminum Distribution", ACS Catalysis, 6(4), 2287-2298 [DOI

    , 2016
  • B. Baek, A. Aboiralor, J.D. Massa, S. Wang, P. Kharidehal, L.C. Grabow,

    "Strategy to Improve Catalytic Trend Predictions for Methane Oxidation and Reforming", AIChE Journal [DOI]

    , 2016
  • H. V. Tran, H. A. Doan, B. D. Chandler & L. C. Grabow,

    "Water-assisted oxygen activation during selective oxidation reactions", Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 13, 100-108. [DOI]

    , 2016

Michael P. Harold

  • Dhillon, P.S., M.P. Harold, A. Kumar, D. Wang, and S. Joshi,

    Optimizing the Dual-Layer Pt/Al2O3 + Cu/SSZ-13 Washcoated Monolith: Selective Oxidation of NH3 to N2,” Catal. Today, in press

    , 2020
  • Ghosh, R., M.P. Harold, and D. Wang,

    Core-Shell Catalyst Pt/Al2O3@Cu/ZSM-5 Catalyst for Selective NH3 Oxidation,” ACS Catalysis, in press

    , 2020
  • Gupta, A., S. Kang, and M.P. Harold,

    NOx Uptake and Release on Pd/SSZ-13: Impact of Feed Composition and Temperature,” Catal. Today, in press

    , 2020

Alamgir Karim

  • Abul F Huq, Ph.D.; Ali Ammar, Ph.D. student; Abdullah M Al-Enizi; Alamgir Karim,

    "In-situ Orientation and Crystal Growth Kinetics of P3HT in Drop Cast P3HT:PCBM Films," Polymer, In Press

    , 2017
  • Aisha Al-Saygh, Deepalekshmi Ponnamma, Mariam Al-Maadeed, Poornima Vijayan P, Alamgir Karim, Mohammad Hassan,

    "Flexible Pressure Sensor based on PVDF Nanocomposites containing Reduced Graphene Oxide-Titania Hybrid Nanolayers," Polymer, In Press

    , 2017
  • Alamgir Karim, Ren Zhang, Bongjoon Lee, Christopher M Stafford, Jack F Douglas, Andrey V Dobrynin, Michael R Bockstaller,

    "Entropy-Driven Segregation of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles under Confinement," PNAS, In Press

    , 2017

Katerina Kourentzi

  • Chavan D, Chen H, Crum M, Vu B, Safari M, Smith M , Vekilov P, Conrad JC, Kourentzi K, Willson RC,

    Neutral DNA-avidin nanoparticles as ultrasensitive reporters in immuno-PCR. Analyst, 145(14):4942-4949

    , 2020
  • Danthanarayana AN, Finley E, Vu B, Kourentzi K, Willson RC, Brgoch J,

    A multicolor multiplex lateral flow assay for high-sensitivity analyte detection using persistent luminescent nanophosphors. Analytical Methods, 12, 272-280

    , 2020
  • Kourentzi K, Crum M, Patil U, Prebisch A, Chavan D, Vu B, Zeng Z, Litvinov D, Zu Y, Willson RC,

    Recombinant expression, characterization, and quantification in human cancer cell lines of the Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma-characteristic NPM-ALK fusion protein. Scientific Reports, 10(1): 5078

    , 2020

Ramanan Krishnamoorti

  • Babayekhorasani, F., Dunstan, D. E., Krishnamoorti, R., & Conrad, J. C.,

    "Nanoparticle diffusion in crowded and confined media", Soft Matter, 12(40), 8407-8416. DOI: 10.1039/c6sm01543c

    , 2016
  • Babayekhorasani, F., Dunstan, D. E., Krishnamoorti, R., & Conrad, J. C.,

    "Nanoparticle dispersion in disordered porous media with and without polymer additives" Soft Matter, 12(26), 5676-5683, DOI: 10.1039/c6sm00502k

    , 2016
  • Kumaraswamy, G., Kumar, S., Kulkarni, S., Srivastav, A., Chowdhury, P. R., Kumar, G. V. P., Frenkel, D.,

    "Nanocomposites: general discussion", Faraday Discussions, 186, 277-293, DOI: 10.1039/c6fd90003h

    , 2016

Dan Luss

  • Dadi, R. K., Luss, D., & Balakotaiah, V.,

    "Dynamic hysteresis in monolith reactors and hysteresis effects during co-oxidation of CO and C2H6", Chemical Engineering Journal, 297, 325-340, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.03.139

    , 2016
  • Dadi, R. K., Luss, D., & Balakotaiah, V.,

    "Bifurcation features of mixtures containing CO and hydrocarbons in diesel oxidation catalyst", Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 941-952, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.06.119

    , 2016
  • Zheng, Y., Harold, M. P., & Luss, D.,

    "Effects of CO, H-2 and C3H6 on Cu-SSZ-13 catalyzed NH3-SCR", Catalysis Today, 264, 44-54, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod2015.06.028

    , 2016

Michael Nikolaou

  • Bhattacharya, S., & Nikolaou, M.,

    Comprehensive Optimization Methodology for Stimulation Design of Low-Permeability Unconventional Gas Reservoirs. Spe Journal, 21(3), 947-964

    , 2016
  • Panjwani, S., & Nikolaou, M.,

    Experiment Design for Control-Relevant Identification of Partially Known Stable Multivariable Systems. Aiche Journal, 62(9), 2986-3001 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • Panjwani, S., & Nikolaou, M.,

    Ensuring integral controllability for robust multivariable control. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 92, 172-179 [DOI]

    , 2016

Mehmet Orman

  • Aedo SJ, Orman MA, Brynildsen MP,

    Stationary phase persister formation in Escherichia coli can be suppressed by piperacillin and PBP3 inhibition. BMC Microbiology. 19:140.

    , 2019
  • Karki P, Orman MA,

    Investigating the effects of osmolytes and environmental pH on bacterial persisters, bioRxiv, 693366 (under review).

    , 2019
  • Mohuiddin SG, Hoang T, Saba A, Karki P, Orman MA,

    Therapeutically Exploring Persister
    Metabolism in Bacteria, bioRxiv, 737320 (under review).

    , 2019

Jeremy Palmer

  • Kim, S. B., Palmer, J. C., & Debenedetti, P. G.,

    "Computational investigation of cold denaturation in the Trp-cage miniprotein", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(32), 8991-8996 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • Palmer, J. C., Martelli, F., Liu, Y., Car, R., Panagiotopoulos, A. Z., & Debenedetti, P. G.,

    "Metastability and no criticality Reply", Nature, 531(7593), E2-E3.

    , 2016
  • Palmer, J. C., Singh, R. S., Chen, R. J., Martelli, F., & Debenedetti, P. G.,

    Density and bond-orientational relaxations in supercooled water. Molecular Physics, 114(18), 2580-2585 [DOI]

    , 2016

Jeffrey Rimer

  • Ma, W., Lutsko, J.F., Rimer, J.D., Vekilov, P.G.,

    “Antagonistic Cooperativity between Crystal Growth Modifiers by Attenuation of Step Pinning”, Nature 577, 497-501

    , 2020
  • Chawla, A., Linares, N., Rimer, J.D., Garcia Martinez, J.,

    “Time-Resolved Dynamics of Intracrystalline Mesoporosity Generation in Zeolite USY”, Chem. Mater. 31, 5005-5013 (*Cover Artwork)

    , 2019
  • Choudhary, M.K., Kumar, M., Rimer, J.D.,

    “Regulating Nonclassical Pathways of Silicalite-1 Crystallization through Controlled Evolution of Amorphous Precursors”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 131, 15859-15863

    , 2019

Megan Robertson

  • Cooksey, T. J.; Singh, A.; Le, K. M.; Wang, S.; Kelley, E. G.; He, L.; Vajjala Kesava, S.; Gomez, E. D.; Kidd, B. E.; Madsen, L. A.; Robertson, M. L.,

    "Tuning Biocompatible Block Copolymer Micelles by Varying Solvent Composition: Core/Corona Structure and Solvent Uptake," Macromolecules, 50, 4322-4334 [DOI]

    , 2017
  • Ding, W.; Wang, S.; Yao, K.; Ganewatta, M. S.; Tang, C.; Robertson, M. L.,

    "Physical Behavior of Triblock Copolymer Thermoplastic Elastomers Containing Sustainable Rosin-Derived Polymethacrylate End Blocks," ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5, 11470-11480 [DOI]

    , 2017
  • Garcia, J. M.; Robertson, M. L.,

    "The Future of Plastics Recycling," Science, 358, 870-872 [Link]

    , 2017

Navin Varadarajan

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    Mahendra, A., Peyron, I., Thaunat, O., Dollinger, C., Gilardin, L., Sharma, M., Lacroix-Desmazes, S, Generation of catalytic antibodies is an intrinsic property of an individual's immune system: a study on a large cohort of renal transplant patients, Journal of Immunology, 196

    , 2016
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    Moogk, D., Zhong, S., Yu, Z. Y., Liadi, I., Rittase, W., Fang, V., Krogsgaard, M., Constitutive Lck Activity Drives Sensitivity Differences between CD8(+) Memory T Cell Subsets, Journal of Immunology, 197(2), 644-654, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600178

    , 2016
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    Mahendra, A., Peyron, I., Thaunat, O., Dollinger, C., Gilardin, L., Sharma, M., Lacroix-Desmazes, S., Generation of Catalytic Antibodies Is an Intrinsic Property of an Individual's Immune System: A Study on a Large Cohort of Renal Transplant Patients, Journal of Immunology, 196(10), 4075-4081, DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1403005

    , 2016

Peter Vekilov

  • Byington, M. C., Safari, M. S., Conrad, J. C., & Vekilov, P. G.,

    Protein Conformational Flexibility Enables the Formation of Dense Liquid Clusters: Tests Using Solution Shear. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7(13), 2339-2345 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • Lu, L., Li, X. J., Vekilov, P. G., & Karniadakis, G. E.,

    Probing the Twisted Structure of Sickle Hemoglobin Fibers via Particle Simulations. Biophysical Journal, 110(9), 2085-2093 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • M.A.C. Potenza, T. Sanvito, F.P. Mariani, P.G. Vekilov, D. Maes.,

    Confocal Depolarized Dynamic Light Scattering: a Technique for Complex Fluids.  Medical Research Archives, 2(2)

    , 2016

Richard C. Willson

  • Chen, H., Hagstrom, A. E. V., Kim, J., Garvey, G., Paterson, A., Ruiz-Ruiz, F., Willson, R. C.,

    Flotation Immunoassay: Masking the Signal from Free Reporters in Sandwich Immunoassays. Scientific Reports, 6 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, M., Willson, R. C., & Rito-Palomares, M,

    Elimination of contaminants from cell preparations using aqueous two-phase partitioning. Separation and Purification Technology, 158, 103-107 [DOI]

    , 2016
  • Kisley, L., Poongavanam, M. V., Kourentzi, K., Willson, R. C., & Landes, C. F.,

    pH-dependence of single-protein adsorption and diffusion at a liquid chromatographic interface. Journal of Separation Science, 39(4), 682-688 [DOI]

    , 2016