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IFN Summer Internship 2016

09 May 2016
IFN Summer Internship 2016

Dear IFN Researchers: The Institute for Functional Nanomaterials (IFN) is accepting applications for Summer Doctoral Internships and Summer Undergraduate Internships exclusively in the area of Nanotechnology. Below is the information...

IFN Fellowship August 2015-July 2016

15 June 2015
IFN Fellowship August 2015-July 2016

2015-2016 Academic IFN Fellowship (Period August 2015-July 2016) Stipend: $27,600 annual ($2,300 monthly)Tuition: $2,500 annualTravel: $2,400 annual (students to present their research)Materials: $2,500 annual Application Requirements: Have a minimum 3.0...

2015 IFN Summer Internships

30 April 2015

2015 Graduate IFN Summer Internships (Period June 1 – July 31) Stipend: $2,300 monthly Application Requirements: Evidence of Ph.D. candidacy Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale Evidence of...

The First IFN Elevator Pitch Competition

07 April 2015
The First IFN Elevator Pitch Competition

Submit Your Video For the 1st IFN Elevator Pitch Competition. Present your research and yourself in a clear and concise manner Competition for students and postdocs Speech time: 2 minutes...

IFN Science-Art Contest

07 April 2015
IFN Science-Art Contest

“Art and science are two fields that value life, finding the unknown and experimental action. Undoubtedly the reflective look of the artists to the immediate reality has been tied to...

IFN Fellowship January-December 2015

20 November 2014
IFN Fellowship January-December 2015

2015 Academic IFN Fellowship (Period January-December 2015) Stipend $2,300 monthly Application Requirements: Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale Evidence of Ph.D. candidacy Evidence of satisfactory academic progress according...

IFN Fellowship Summer 2014

30 April 2014
IFN Fellowship Summer 2014

2014 Graduate IFN Summer Internships (Period June 2 – July 31) Stipend $2,300 monthly Application Requirements: Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale Evidence of Ph.D. candidacy Evidence of...

2nd Puerto Rico NSF/RII EPSCoR/IFN Annual Meeting

16 April 2009

The 2nd Annual Meeting for EPSCoR/ IFN will be held Thursday, April 16, 2009 at the Mayaguez Resort and Casino Hotel. This agenda is in PDF format. In order to...

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Collaborations between IFN members
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with only 1 IFN member as author 91
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with 2 IFN members as authors 26
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with 3 IFN members as authors 4
Total 121

This means that 24.79% of the peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN that have been published by IFN members after the creation of the institute have been published as a collaboration among its members.

Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN that have been published or that are awaiting publication (121)
  • P. X. Feng, Q. Yang, and H. X. Zhang, "Ambient pressure synthesis of nanostructured tungsten oxide crystalline films", Journal of nanomaterials (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, G. Sanchez-Pomales, L. Santiago-Rodriguez, and N. M. Vargas-Barbosa, "Biosensing Based on Single Stranded Deoxyribonucleotide Acid-Carbon Nanotubes Covalently Attached on Gold Electrodes", J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , (2008)
  • R. G. Raptis, P. Safar, and G. Yang, "Cadmium(II) complexes of 4-(4-pyridyl)pyrazole: A case of two conformational supramolecular isomers polythreaded in the same crystal and a rare example of 5-connected nov net", Crystal Growth & Design, 8, 981 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, E. Lewis, H. Rivera, E. X. Smotkin, X. P. Wang, Z. B. Wang, and H. X. Zhang, "Catalyst failure analysis of a direct methanol fuel cell membrane electrode assembly", Journal of Power Sources, 177, 386 (2008)
  • L. F. Fonseca and C. Rozo, "Comparative Study of the Luminescence Properties of Er, Nd, and Tm-Doped Si-ZrO2 co-Sputtered Film", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2008)
  • M. D. Buzaianu, V. I. Makarov, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner, "Detection of SH and CS Radicals by Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy in a Hot Filament Chemical Vapor Deposition Environment", Chemical Physics Letters, 455, 26 (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "DNA-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Biosensing Applications", J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, (2008)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Effect of Fermi-liquid interactions on the low temperature de Haas–van Alphen oscillations in quasi-two-dimensional conductors", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter , 20, 65535 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, X. P. Wang, Z. B. Wang, B. Q. Yang, and H. X. Zhang, "Effect of substrate temperature variation on nanotructured WC films prepared using HFCVD technique", Materials Letters , 62, 1547 (2008)
  • S. Lakshmi Katar, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner, "Films of Bamboo-Like Carbon Nanotubes as Anode Material for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 155, 125 (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, O. Resto, and F. Sola, "Growth and Characterization of Branched Carbon Nanostructures Arrays in Nanopatterned Surfaces from Porous Silicon Substrates", Micron (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, O. Resto, and F. Solá, "Growth of Branched Nanostructures in Nanopatterned Surfaces Created by Focused Ion Beam", Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings (2008)
  • J. E. Betancourt and J. M. Rivera, "Hexadecameric Self-Assembled Dendrimers Built from 2'- Deoxyguanosine Derivatives", Org. Lett., 10, (2008)
  • D. M. Aslam, J. Lu, N. Sepúlveda, and J. P. Sullivan, "High-Performance Polycrystalline Diamond Micro- and Nanoresonators", IEEE/ASME Journal of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (JMEMS), 17. Issue 2, 473 (2008)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. B. Majunder, and N. Ortega, "Impedance spectroscopic studies of the Pb(Zr,Ti)O3-CoFe2O4 layered thin films", Physics Review B, 77, 14111 (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, R. M. Georgiadis, and J. Rivera-Gandia, "In-situ fluorescence spectroscopy of self-assembled monlayers of HS-(CH2)n-fluorescein and HS-(CH2)6-poly(dT)18-fluorescein at gold electrodes under cyclic voltammetric conditions", J. Electroanal. Chem., (2008)
  • G. Morell, O. Resto, K. Uppireddi, and B. R. Weiner, "Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Employed as Seeds for the Induction of Microcrystalline Diamond Synthesis", Nanoscale Research Letters, 3, 65 (2008)
  • L. F. Fonseca, J. García-Solé, D. Jaque, and C. Rozo, "Luminescence of Rare Earth Doped Si-ZrO2 co-Sputtered Films", Journal of Luminescence (2008)
  • A. P. Herrera, C. Rinaldi, M. Rodriguez , and M. Torres, "Magnetite nanoparticles coated with fluorescent-thermoresponsive polymeric shells for biomedical applications", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 855 (2008)
  • R. Brito-Gomez, C. R. Cabrera, J. Castillo-Ramirez, T. L. Díaz-Ortiz, M. Malavé-León, M. Rivera-Claudio, and R. J. Tremont, "Modification of Au surfaces using new ferrocene derivatives", J. Electroanal. Chem., 254, 1587 (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, J. De Jesus, L. F. Fonseca, G. Morell, O. Resto, and F. Sola, "Nanocrystalline silicon as the light emitting material of a field emission display device", Nanotechnology (2008)
  • H. M. Jang, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, and M. K. Singh, "New phase transition in SrSnO3: Raman scattering analysis and differential thermal analysis", J. Phys: Conds. Matter, 20, 55210 (2008)
  • A. J. Hernández and S. M. Rivera-Jiménez, "Nickel(II) Grafted MCM-41: A Novel Sorbent for the Removal of Naproxen from Water", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2008)
  • L. F. Fonseca, J. García-Solé, D. Jaque, and C. Rozo, "Photoluminescence of Er-doped Si-SiO2 and Al-Si-SiO2 sputtered thin films", Journal of Luminescence, 128, 897 (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, J. De Jesus, L. F. Fonseca, A. Gonzalez-Berrios, G. Morell, O. Resto, F. Sola, and R. Velazquez, "Porous silicon for field emission display applications", Physica Status Solidi (2008)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, K. Sreenivas, and H. K. Yadav, "Raman spectroscopy and dielectric studies of multiple phase transition in ZnO:Ni", App. Phys. Lett. , 92, 65535 (2008)
  • D. S. Belen-Cordero, A. J. Hernández, and S. Méndez-González, "SBE Type Cobalt Aluminophosphate Nanoporous Materials: Degradation of the Structure-Directing Agent", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 109, 287 (2008)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, G. Morell, K. Samanta, and D. Varshney, "Self-assembled ZnO nanostructure for field-emission devices", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, and T. Morante, "Sequential Electrodeposition of Mo at Pt and PtRu Methanol Oxidation Catalysts on HOPG", J. Electroanal. Chem., (2008)
  • A. Chaves, C. Rinaldi, and M. Zahn, "Spin-up flow of ferrofluids: Asymptotic theory and experimental measurements", Physics of Fluids (2008)
  • W. Jia, A. Parra, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, P. Voyles, and J. Zhu, "Structural, Optical and Magnetic Characterization of Monodisperse Fe-doped ZnO Nanocrystals", Journal of Applied Physics (2008)
  • L. Angelats, O. J. Perales, and M. S. Tomar, "Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Co and Fe doped ZnO Thin Films Grown by Radio frequency Magnetron Sputtering", MRS Proceedings (2008)
  • A. Kumar, M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and J. F. Scott, "Study of optical phonon lifetimes near the diffuse phase transition in relaxor ferroelectric thin films", Matter, 20, 65535 (2008)
  • G. Morell, K. Uppireddi, and B. R. Weiner, "Study of temporal current stability of field-emitted electrons from ultrananocrystalline diamond films", Journal of Applied Physics (2008)
  • V. Gubala, G. Hobley, J. M. Rivera, and M. d. Rivera-Sánchez, "Synthesis of 8-Heteroaryl-2-deoxyguanosine Derivatives", SYNLETT , (2008)
  • G. Gutierrez, O. J. Perales, and A. Velasco, "Synthesis of copper-bearing thermal nanofluids", NANOTECH (2008)
  • G. Morell, K. Uppireddi, and B. R. Weiner, "Synthesis of nanocrystalline diamond films by DC plasma-assisted argon-rich hot filament chemical vapor deposition", Diamond & Related Materials, 17, 55 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, V. Makarov, G. Morell, B. R. Weiner, and H. X. Zhang, "Synthesis of nanostructured SiC using the pulsed laser deposition technique ", Materials Research Bulletin (2008)
  • P. Baran, R. Boca, I. Chakraborty, J. Giapintzakis, R. Herchel, Q. Huang, J. E. McGrady, R. G. Raptis, Y. Sanakis, and A. Simopoulos, "Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Octanuclear Iron-Oxo Clusters Containing a Redox-Active Fe4O4-Cubane Core", Inorganic Chemistry, 47, 645 (2008)
  • Y. Cedeno-Mattei, O. J. Perales, W. Stratton, M. S. Tomar, and P. Voyles, "Tuning of Magnetic Properties in Cobalt Ferrite Nanocrystals", Journal of Applied Physics (2008)
  • I. Balberg, A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, and O. Resto, "Tuning the Cathodoluminescence of Porous Silicon Films", Journal of Luminescence, 128, 321 (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, J. J. Mateo, and D. A. Tryk, "Underpotential deposition of hydrogen on Pt(111): A combined direct molecular dynamics/density-functional theoretical study", J. Electroanal. Chem., (2008)
  • C. Tirado, G. Bonilla, R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, and D. Pradhan, "1. Effect of La substitution on structural and electrical properties of Ba(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 nanoceramics, R.N.P. Choudhary, D.K. Pradhan, C.M. Tirado, G.E. Bonilla, and R.S. Katiyar, Journal of Material Science, 42, 7423 (2007)", Journal of Material Science, 42, 7423 (2007)
  • Y. Ishikawa, N. Kurita, T. Natsume, and T. Tsukamoto, "A combined molecular dynamics/density-functional theoretical study on the structure and electronic properties of hydrating water molecules in the minor groove of decameric DNA duplex", CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, Volume: 441 Issue: 1-3, 136 (2007)
  • D. Huang, G. Morell, W. Otaño, V. M. Pantojas, K. Uppireddi, and B. R. Weiner, "Characterization of radio-frequency sputtered AlN films by spectroscopic ellipsometry", Nanocoatings, Proceedings of SPIE , 6647, M1 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, N. Rivera-Velez, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "Characterization of the DNA-assisted purification of single-walled carbon nanotubes", Physica of Status Solidi A , 204, 1791 (2007)
  • K. Dedachi, Y. Ishikawa, T. Nakatsu, and T. Natsume, "Charge transfer through single- and double-strand DNAs: Simulations based on molecular dynamics and molecular orbital methods", CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, Volume: 436 Issue: 1-3, 244 (2007)
  • A. Chaves and C. Rinaldi, "Comment on: ‘Tangential Stresses on the Magnetic Fluid Boundary and Rotational Effect", Magnetohydrodynamics, 43, 135 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, N. Rivera-Velez, and G. Sanchez-Pomales, "Control of DNA Self-Assembled Monolayers Surface Coverage by Electrochemical Desorption", J. Electroanal. Chem., 611, 80 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar, S. Majumder, S. Nieto, and S. Sivaprakash, "Crystal chemistry modification of lithium nickel cobalt oxide cathodes for lithium ion rechargeable batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 170, Issue 2, 433 (2007)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. Yadav, "Defect induced activation of Raman silent modes in rf co-sputtered Mn doped ZnO thin films", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., , 40, 6005 (2007)
  • R. Choudhury, R. S. Katiyar, C. Rinaldi, and D. Varshney, "Dielectric dispersion and magnetic properties of Ba-modified Pb(Fe1/2Nb1/2)O3", Applied Physics A, 89, 193 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. M. Murari, "Diffused phase transition and relaxor behavior in Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 Thin Films", Applied Physics Letters, 90, 65535 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, J. J. Mateo, and D. A. Tryk, "Direct molecular dynamics and density-functional theoretical study of electrochemical hydrogen oxidation reaction and underpotential deposition of H on Pt(111)", J. Electroanal. Chem., 607, 37 (2007)
  • Y. Ishikawa, J. J. Mateo, and D. A. Tryk, "Direct molecular dynamics and density-functional theoretical study of the electrochemical hydrogen oxidation reaction and underpotential deposition of H on Pt(111)", JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, Volume: 607 Issue: 1-2, 37 (2007)
  • P. Ehrhart, N. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, R. Thomas, and R. Waser, "Dyspronsium scandate thin films prepared by metal organic chemical vapor deposition on Pt/TiOx/SiO2/Si substrates for MIM capacitor applications", ESC Transactions-Wahsington DC Physics and thecnology of High-k Gate Dielectrics, 11, 529 (2007)
  • K. Dedachi, Y. Ishikawa, and T. Natsume, "Effect of base mismatch on the electronic properties of DNA-DNA and LNA-DNA double strands: Density-functional theoretical ", CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, Volume: 446 Issue: 1-3, 151 (2007)
  • G. Bonilla, R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, and D. Pradhan, "Effect of La-substitution on structural and dielectric properties of Bi(Sc1/2Fe1/2)O3 ceramics", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 437, 220 (2007)
  • A. Dixit, P. S. Dobal, and R. S. Katiyar, "Effect of lanthanum substitution on the Raman spectra of barium titanate thin films", Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 142 (2007)
  • R. Choudhary, N. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, D. Pradhan, and B. Samantaray, "Effect of plasticizer on structural and electrical properties of polymer nanocomposites electrolytes", Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 2, 861 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, P. Dutta, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. Majumder, N. Ortega, M. Sheehra, and I. Takeuchi, "Effect of Processing Conditions on Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 –CoFe2O4 Multilayers Thin Films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1000, 1000 (2007)
  • W. Jia, A. Parra, O. J. Perales, R. Singal, C. Sotomayor, M. S. Tomar, and P. Voyles, "Effect of reaction temperature on the structural and optical properties of ZnO nanocrystals", NANOTECH, 4, 336 (2007)
  • S. Das, R. S. Katiyar, O. Oviedo, R. Singhal, and M. Tomar, "Effect of ZnO coating on the electrochemical performence of LiMn1.5Ni0.5O4 cathode material", Proceedings of Materials Research Society, 972, 972 (2007)
  • A. Gonzalez-Berrios, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner, "Effects of adsorbates on field emission reproducibility of sulfur-incorporated nanocomposite carbon films", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 25, 318 (2007)
  • P. X. Feng, Y. Y. Shao, P. F. Shi , Z. B. Wang, B. Q. Yang, and G. P. Yin, "Electrochemical impedance studies on carbon supported PtRuNi and PtRu anode catalysts in acid medium for direct methanol fuel cell", Journal of Power Sources, 165, 9 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, A. Rios-Pagan, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "Electrochemical Study and Preparation of Gold Substrates Functionalized with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for DNA Biosensor Applications", ECS Transactions, 3, 15 (2007)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, O. Resto, and F. Solá, "Electron-beam Induced Growth of Silica Nanorods and Heterostructures in Porous Silicon", Nanotechnology, 18, 65535 (2007)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, O. Resto, and F. Solá, "Electron-beam Induced Growth of Silica Nanowires and Silica/Carbon Heterostructures", Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1017E, a100 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, L. La Torre-Riveros, K. Soto, and D. A. Tryk, "Electrophoretic preparation and characterization of porous electrodes from diamond nanoparticles", J. of Physics: Conference Series, 61, 1022 (2007)
  • D. Agarwal, A. Dixit, and R. S. Katiyar, "Enhanced tunability and relaxor characteristic in calcium substituted barium zirconium titanate thin films", Integrated Ferroelectrics, 91, 48 (2007)
  • J. Hwang , A. Parra, O. J. Perales, R. Singal, M. S. Tomar, and P. Voyles, "Evidence of ferromagnetism in Zn1−xMxO (M = Ni, Cu) nanocrystals for spintronics", Nanotechnology, 18, 65535 (2007)
  • G. Morell, B. R. Weiner, and H. Yilmaz, "Formation of lithium clusters and their effects on conductivity in diamond: A density functional theory study", Diamond & Related Materials, 16, 840 (2007)
  • N. Dewan, V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Sreenivan, "Growth of amorphous TeOx (2 x 3) thin film by radio frequency sputtering", Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 65535 (2007)
  • A. Bhalla, M. Jain, Q. Jia, N. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, I. Usov, H. Wang, H. Wang, and J. Yoon, "High tunability of lead strontiun titanate thin films using a conductive LaNiO3 as electrodes", App. Phys. Let., 91, 65535 (2007)
  • K. Dedachi, Y. Ishikawa, and T. Natsume, "Hybridization energies of double strands composed of DNA, RNA, PNA and LNA", CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, Volume: 434 Issue: 1-3, 133 (2007)
  • G. E. Bonilla, R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and C. M. Tirado, "Impedance characteristics of Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)O3-BiFeO3 composites, R.N.P. Choudhary", Physica Status Solidi, (b) 244, 2254 (2007)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, A. Singh, and K. Sreenivas, "Influence of Ca additives on the optical and dielectric studies of sol-gel derived PbTiO3 ceramics", Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 68, Issue 2, 119 (2007)
  • P. X. Feng, P. F. Shi, Z. B. Wang, B. Q. Yang, and G. P. Yin, "Influence of different buffer solutions on the performance of anodic Pt-Ru/C nanoparticle electrocatalysts for a direct methanol fuel cell", Journal of Power Sources, 166, 317 (2007)
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and A. Kumar, "Investigation of frequency dependent and independent dielectric maxima in relaxor ferroelectric thin films", Applied Physics Letters, 91, 65535 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, C. Rinaldi, and C. Rodríguez, "Low frequency dielectric dispersion and magnetic properties of La, Gd modified Pb(Fe0.50Ta0.50)O3 multiferroics", Journal Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 313, issue 2, 253 (2007)
  • E. Chavarry, O. J. Perales, J. Perez, E. Rodriguez, and M. S. Tomar, "Low-Temperature Polyol Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Cobalt and CoPt Alloys", NANOTECH, 4, 408 (2007)
  • S. Dussan, A. Parra, O. J. Perales, and M. S. Tomar, "Low-temperature synthesis and characterization of Fe-doped ZnO nanocrystals", NANOTECH, 4, 350 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Ortega, and J. Scott, "Maxwell-Wagner space charge effects on the Pb(Zr,Ti)O3-CoFe2O4 multilayers", Applied Physics Letters, 91, 65535 (2007)
  • R. Das, S. Das, P. Dobal, R. S. Katiyar, and B. Sundarakannan, "Micro-Raman study of Zr-substituted Bi4Ti3O12 ceramics", J. Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 1077 (2007)
  • J. Lian, L. G. Rosa, and G. Scoles, "Nanostructuring, Imaging and Molecular Manipulation of Dithiol Monolayers on Au(111) Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 17275 (2007)
  • G. Morell, F. Piazza, and O. Resto, "Nonlinear effects in collision cascades and high energy shock waves during ta-C:H growth", Journal of Applied Physics, 102, 13301 (2007)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "On the de Haas–van Alphen oscillations in quasi-two-dimensional metals: effect of the Fermi surface curvature", J. Phys: Condens. Matter, 19, 65535 (2007)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "On the dissipative effects in the electron transport through conducting polymers", J. Chem. Phys., 126, 65535 (2007)
  • Y. Cedeno-Mattei, O. J. Perales, F. Roman, R. Singal, and M. S. Tomar, "Optimization of Magnetic Properties in Cobalt Ferrite Nanocrystals", NANOTECH, 4, 281 (2007)
  • R. Lobo and M. M. Martínez, "Pair Distribution Function Study of Platinum Nanoparticles in Zeolite Beta", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 8573 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, M. Cruz-Quiñonez, D. Santiago-Rodriguez, and D. A. Tryk, "Preparation of Pt/C Catalysts Using a Rotating Disk-Slurry Electrode (RoDSE) Technique", ECS Transactions, 3, 35 (2007)
  • P. Baran, R. Boca, R. Herchel, M. Klein, D. Piñero, R. G. Raptis, F. Renz, and Y. Sanakis, "Pyrazolate-Supported Fe3(μ3-O)-Core; Structural, Spectroscopic, Electrochemical and Magnetic Study", Inorganic Chemistry, 46, 10981 (2007)
  • Y. Ishikawa, E. Trabert, and M. J. Vilkas, "Relativistic multireference many-body perturbation theory calculations on Au64+-Au69+ ions", EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL D, Volume: 41 Issue: 1, 77 (2007)
  • J. Burgos, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, R. Singhal, and M. Tomar, "Role of rare-earth element doping in the cycleability of LiMn2O4 chatodes for Li-ion rechargeable batteries", Proceedings of Materials Research Society, 972, 972 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera and J. Rivera-Gandia, "Self-assembled monolayersof 6-mercapto-1-hexanol and mercapto-n-hexyl-poly(dT)18-fluoresceinonpolycrystalline gold surfaces: An electrochemical impedance spectroscopy study", J. Electroanal. Chem., 605, 145 (2007)
  • A. J. Hernández and M. E. Rivera-Ramos, "Silicoaluminophosphate Nanoporous Sorbents: Interaction with Monovalent, Divalent and Trivalent Cations", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 46, 4991 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar and Y. Yuzyuk, "Stress manipulation in ferroelectric thin films and superlattices", Vibrational Spectroscopy, 45, 108 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Pérez, "Structural and dielectric properties of mechanoshynthesized BiFeO3-Ba(Zr0.6Ti0.4)O3 solid solutions", Material Chemistry and Physics, 105, 286 (2007)
  • R. Choudhary, M. Correa, and R. S. Katiyar, "Structural and Dielectric Properties of Ta-Modified Pb(Sc0.5Nb0.5)O3 Ceramics", Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 54116 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Pérez, "Structural and Electrical Properties of BiFeO3-Pb(ZrTi)O3 Composites", Applied Physics , A, 86, 131 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Melgarejo, R. Singhal, and M. Tomar, "Structural and ferroelectric properties of Bi4-xNixTi3O12 thin films by sol-gel process", Proceedings of Materials Research Society, 966, 966 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. N. Choudhary, S. R. Das, P. Dutta, R. S. Katiyar, A. Manivannan, and M. S. Seehra, "Structural and Multiferroic Properties of La-Modified BiFeO3 Ceramics", Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 34104 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Samanta, "Structural and optical properties of nano-crystalline Zn1-xMnxO", Applied Physics Letters, 90, 65535 (2007)
  • G. Bonilla, R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. Pradhan, and C. Tirado, "Structural, dielectric and impedance properties of Ca(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 nanoceramics", Physica, B 393, 24 (2007)
  • L. M. Angelats, H. J. Jiménez, R. Martinez, O. J. Perales, and M. S. Tomar, "Structural, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Co- and Fe-doped ZnO Films Grown by Radio Frequency Magnetron Sputtering", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 957, 423 (2007)
  • D. C. Agrawal, A. Dixit, S. K. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, S. B. Majumder, and Y. N. Mohapatra, "Studies on the Dielectric and Relaxor Behavior of Sol-Gel Derived Barium Strontium Zirconate Titinate Thin Films", Material Letters, 61, Issue 17, 3685 (2007)
  • H. Huhtinen, R. S. Katiyar, R. Pagan, R. Palai, and R. Valdes, "Study of phase transition and magnetoelectric coupling of laser ablated BiFeO3 thin films by Raman scattering", Proceeding of the 2007 16th IEEE International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics, 1-4244-1334-6, 413 (2007)
  • P. X. Feng, A. Gonzalez-Berrios, G. Morell, X. P. Wang, Z. B. Wang, B. R. Weiner, B. Q. Yang, and H. X. Zhang, "Study of the structural evolutions of crystalline tungsten oxide films prepared using hot-filament CVD", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 40, 5239 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera, E. R. Fachini, F. A. Miranda, and A. L. Morales-Cruz, "Surface Analysis Monitoring of Polyelectrolyte Deposition on Ba0.5Sr0.5TiO3 Thin Films", Applied Surface Science, 253, 8846 (2007)
  • V. L. Calero-DdelC and C. Rinaldi, "Synthesis and characterization of cobalt substituted ferrite nanoparticles", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 314, 60 (2007)
  • S. Das, R. S. Katiyar, R. Melgarejo, S. Nieto, O. Oviedo, R. Singhal, and M. Tomar, "Synthesis and characterization of Nd doped LiMn2O4 cathode for Li ion rechargeable batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 164, Issue 2, 857 (2007)
  • J. Banerjee, E. Calderon, O. J. Perales, B. Renteria, R. Singal, and M. S. Tomar, "Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Polyaniline-Based Magnetic Nanocomposites for EMI Applications", NANOTECH, 1, 688 (2007)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Samanta, "Temperature dependent E2 Raman Modes in ZnCoO Termary Alloy", Physical Review, B, 75, 35208 (2007)
  • I. Gopalakrishnan, A. Gupta, A. Inoue, O. Jayakumar, R. S. Katiyar, S. Kulshreshtha, D. Louzguine-Luzgin, K. Rao, K. Samanta, and M. Singh, "The structural and magnetic properties of (In1-xFex)2O3 (0.0  x  0.25) system: prepared by gel combustion method", Applied Physics Letters, 91, 52504 (2007)
  • A. Chaves, F. Gutman, and C. Rinaldi, "Torque and Bulk Flow of a Ferrofluid in an Annular Gap Subjected to a Rotating Magnetic Field", ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 129, 412 (2007)
  • G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, and M. Rivera, "Trigonal prismatic CuII6-pyrazolato cages: Structural and electrochemical study, evidence of charge-delocalisation", Dalton Transactions, 37 (2007)
  • P. X. Feng, X. P. Wang, B. Q. Yang, and H. X. Zhang, "Tungsten oxide nanorods array and nanobundle prepared by using chemical vapor deposition technique", Nanoscale Research Letters, Nano Express:, 2, 405 (2007)
  • C. R. Cabrera and G. Sanchez-Pomales, "Vertical Attachment of DNA-CNT Hybryds on Gold", J. Electroanal. Chem., 606, 47 (2007)
  • G. Gutierrez, O. J. Perales, and A. Velasco, "Preparation of Copper-Bearing Nanofluids for Thermal Applications", NANOTECH
  • F. M. Aliev, "Relaxation Processes and Glass Transition in Polymer Filled with", Macromol.Symposia
  • E. Fachini, S. Jauregui, W. Jia, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and O. Vasquez, "Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline Eu3+-doped Gd2O3", NANOTECH
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN that have been submitted and that are pending acceptance (15)
  • C. R. Cabrera and J. Rivera-Gandia, "Capacitive-Based Detection of M. Tuberculosis Hairpin Hybridization using a Self-Assembled DNA Hairpin Modified Gold Electrode", Anal. Chem., (2008)
  • S. L. Katar, R. S. Katiyar, C. Marín, G. Morell, and R. Singhal, "Electrochemical properties of a prototype battery using LiMn1.5Ni0.46Rh0.04O4 cathode and single walled carbon nanotubes anode", Nanotechnology, (2008)
  • M. García-Arriaga, G. Hobley, and J. M. Rivera, "Isostructural Self-Assembly of 2’-Deoxyguanosine Derivatives in Aqueous and Organic Media", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47, (2008)
  • C. Rinaldi and J. H. Sanchez, "Rotational Brownian motion of suspensions of non-interacting magnetized ellipsoidal particles in d.c. and a.c. magnetic fields", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (2008)
  • A. J. Hernández and M. E. Rivera-Ramos, "Separation of CO2 from Light Gas Mixtures using Ion-Exchanged Silicoaluminophosphate Nanoporous Sorbents", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, E. J. Contes, D. R. Hull, M. Lebron, L. McKorkle, M. Meador, M. E. Perez-Davis, and B. Rosario-Castro, "Surface Spectroscopy and Microscopy Characterization of As-received, Acid Purified, and Oxidized Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes: A Chemical Transformation Analysis", Surface Science, (2008)
  • R. Herchel, H. Miras, R. G. Raptis, C. Rinaldi, and H. Zhao, "Synthesis and characterization of linear trinuclear Pd, Co and Pd/Co pyrazolate complexes", European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2008)
  • C. Barrera, A. P. Herrera, and C. Rinaldi, "Synthesis and functionalization of magnetite nanoparticles with aminopropyl-silane and carboxymethyl-dextran", Journal of Materials Chemistry (2008)
  • I. Chakraborty, G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, M. Rivera-Carillo, and R. D. Webster, "Tuning of the [Cu3(μ-O)]4+/5+ Redox Couple; Spectroscopic Evidence of Charge Delocalization in the Mixed-Valent [Cu3(μ-O)]5+ Species", Inorganic Chemistry (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, N. Rivera-Velez, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "DNA-mediated self-assembly of carbon nanotubes on gold", J. of Physics: Conference Series, 61, 1017 (2007)
  • W. Farfan, S. Krishnan, C. Marín, E. Mosquera, and R. Vadapoo, "Giant energy band-gap expansion in nanowires of Sb2Se3", Nano Letters
  • E. Calderon, G. Gutierrez, O. J. Perales, and M. S. Tomar, "MnxZn1-xFe2-yRyO4 (R = Gd, Eu) Ferrite Nanocrystals for Potential Magnetocaloric Applications ", Microelectronics Journal
  • E. Fachini, S. Jauregui, W. Jia, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and O. Vasquez, "Structural and Luminescence Properties of Nanocrystalline Eu3+-doped Gd2O3 ", MRS Proceedings
  • Y. Cedeno-Mattei, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and P. Voyles, "Synthesis of high coercivity Cobalt Ferrite Nanocrystals", Microelectronics Journal
  • W. Farfan, S. Krishnan, C. Marín, E. Mosquera, and R. Vadapoo, "Vapor-liquid-solid (VLS) Synthesis and Characterization of Nanowires of α-monoclinic Selenium", Advanced Materials
Other journal articles published by IFN members (84)
  • R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and C. M. Tirado, "Effect of La/Mn substitution on electrical properties of BiFeO3 multiferroics", Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Science (2008)
  • R. Choudhury, R. S. Katiyar, D. Pradhan, and C. Rinaldi, "Effect of Mn substitution on electrical and magnetic properties of BiFeO3", Journal of Applied Physics, (2008)
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, M. Perez, J. Saavedra-Arias, and R. Thomas, "High energy density MIM capacitors with Ba[(Ni1/2W1/2)0.1Ti0.9]O3 thin films", Apl. Phyis, Lett. (2008)
  • A. Castro-Forrero, D. Jimenez, J. Lopez-Garriga, and M. Torres, "Immobilization of HbI from Lucina Pectinata in Hydrophilic Polymer Networks for the Development of a Hydrogen Sulfide Biosensor", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 107, 881 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, F. Mendoza, and I. Rivera, "Investigation of electrical and optical properties of Pb1/2Sr1/2TiO3 nano-ceramics", J. App. Phyics. D (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Multiferroic Pb(Fe0.66W0.33)0.80Ti0.20O3 thin films: A room temperatura relaxor ferroelectric and weak ferromagnetic", Apl. Phyis, Lett., (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. M. Murari, "Observation of one magnon and magnon-phonon-electric dipole coupling in multiferroics bismuth ferrite thin films", Apl. Phyis, Lett. (2008)
  • G. Gumbs and N. A. Zimbovskaya, "On the low frequency electromagnetic waves in quasi-two-dimensional metals", Solid State Comm., 146, 88 (2008)
  • H. M. Jang, R. S. Katiyar, and M. K. Singh, "Polarized Raman scattering and lattice dynamics of antiferromagnetic NdFeO3", J. Raman Spectroscopy (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and . M. Murari, "Probing of ferroelectric phase transition in sol-gel derived polycrystalline bismuth ferrite thin films", Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (2008)
  • Y. Ishikawa, J. M. Lopez-Encarnacion, and M. J. Vilkas, "Relativistic multireference Moller-Plesset perturbation theory ", ATOMIC DATA AND NUCLEAR DATA TABLES, Volume: 94 Issue: 1, 50 (2008)
  • W. A. Bonner, A. Churilov, T. Duffar, C. Marín, A. G. Ostrogorsky, and M. P. Volz, "Reproducible Te-doped InSb experiments in Microgravity Science Glovebox at the International Space Station", Journal of Crystal Growth, 310, 364 (2008)
  • A. Acevedo and V. Florian-Algarin, "Rheology and Gelation of Sodium Alginate and Gelatin Solutions", Proceedings of the 80th International Congress on Rheology (2008)
  • A. Acevedo and S. L. Aviles-Barreto, "Rheology of Nanoparticle Suspensions in Hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) Solutions", Proceedings of the 80th International Congress on Rheology (2008)
  • C. Rettori, P. Bhattacharya , J. G. Duque, R. S. Katiyar, P. G. Pagliuso, and K. Samantha, "Room temperature ferromagnetism in dilute magnetic semiconductor (DMS) Zn1-xCoxO thin films ", Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics (2008)
  • J. F. Scott, R. S. Katiyar, M. K. Sing, M. P. Singh, and P. . Wilfrid, "Spinglass transition in BiFeO3 single crystal", Phys. Rev. B (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Upia, and B. Yang, "Structure and optical properties of nanocrystalline ZnO thin films grown on Si (100), ", Applied Physics Letters (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. M. Murari, "Studies of structural dielectric and electrical properties of (1-x)Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)O3-xPbTiO3 ferroelectric thin films", J .of Alloys and Compounds (2008)
  • M. M. Martínez, "Synthesis of Nanostructures in Microporous Materials", ACS Conference Proceedings (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Palai, H. Schmid, J. F. Scott, and M. K. Singh, "The  Phase of Multiferroic Bismuth Ferrite and its - Metal-Insulator Transition", Phys. Rev. B (2008)
  • L. M. Angelats, H. J. Jiménez, R. Martinez, and M. S. Tomar, "Transverse Magnetoresistance of Zn0:9Co0:1O:Al Thin Films ", Phys. Rev. Lett. , (2008)
  • S. Nieto, O. J. Perales, and F. Roman, " Evaluation of the Adsorption Behavior of Tetracycline onto Crumb Rubber in Aqueous Solution", Proceedings 7th Caribbean Island Water Resources Congress, 1, 87 (2007)
  • P. X. Feng and B. R. Weiner, "A collimated pulsed supersonic metastable helium atomic beam", Physica Scripta, 75, 565 (2007)
  • E. Eliav, I. Infante, Y. Ishikawa, and M. J. Vilkas, "A Fock space coupled cluster study on the electronic structure of the UO2, UO2+, U4+, and U5+ species", JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS , Volume: 127 Issue: 12 (2007)
  • P. A. Dowben, C. C. Ilie, P. A. Jacobson, M. Poulsen, D. S. Reddy, L. G. Rosa, J. M. Tacaks, and I. N. Yakovkin, "Activated Water Desorption from Poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 7742 (2007)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. Yadav, "Effect of surfaces defects on the visible emission from ZnO nanoparticles", Journal of Material Research, 22, 2404 (2007)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Fermi-liquid and Fermi-surface-geometry effects in the propagation of low-frequency electromagnetic waves through thin metal films", Phys. Rev. B, 76, 65535 (2007)
  • P. A. Dowben, Y. Losovyj, K. Morris, L. G. Rosa, and J. D. Scott, "High Resolution Photoemission Study of Organic Systems at the CAMD 3m NIM Beamline", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, 582, 258 (2007)
  • R. J. Harrison , Y. Ishikawa, T. Nakajima, and T. Yanai, "New implementation of molecular double point-group symmetry in four-component relativistic Gaussian-type spinors", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUANTUM CHEMISTRY, Volume: 107 Issue: 6, 1382 (2007)
  • A. Borschevsky, E. Eliav, Y. Ishikawa, and M. J. Vilkas, "Predicted spectrum of atomic nobelium", PHYSICAL REVIEW A, Volume: 75 Issue: 4 (2007)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Murari, and J. Scott, "Probing the ferroelectric phase transition through Raman spectroscopy in Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)1/2Ti1/2O3 thin films", Applied Physics Letters, 90, 65535 (2007)
  • Y. Ishikawa and M. J. McQuaid, "Reactions of NO2 with CH3NHNH and CH3NNH2: A direct molecular dynamics study", JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE-THEOCHEM, Volume: 818 Issue: 1-3, 119 (2007)
  • Y. Ishikawa and M. J. Vilkas, "Relativistic R-matrix close-coupling method based on the effective Hamiltonian in many-body perturbation theory", PHYSICAL REVIEW A, Volume: 75 Issue: 6 (2007)
  • L. Alamo, O. J. Perales, F. Roman, and D. Sanchez, "Removal of Lead, Copper, and Cadmium Ions from Aqueous Solutions using Waste Tire Crumb Rubber.", Proceedings 7th Caribbean Island Water Resources Congress, 1 (2007)
  • L. Alamo, O. J. Perales, and F. Roman, "Sorption of ethylbenzene, toluene and xylene onto crumb rubber from aqueous solutions", NANOTECH, 4, 675 (2007)
  • V. Gubala, G. Hobley, J. M. Rivera, and M. d. Rivera-Sánchez, "Synthesis and impact on G-quadruplex formation of 8-aryl- and 8-heteroaryl-2'-deoxyguanosine derivatives", Nucleic Acids Symp. Ser., 51, 39 (2007)
  • J. De Jesus, G. Morell, E. A. Mujica, F. Piazza, B. R. Weiner, and S. D. Wolter, "Synthesis of unstrained failure-resistant nanocrystalline diamond films", Thin Solid Films, 515, 7906 (2007)
  • S. Charca, A. Quispitupa, B. Shafiq, O. M. Suárez, and O. Uwakweh, "TI Effect of hydrogen and hold time on the lifetime of AF1410 steel", JOURNAL OF AIRCRAFT, 44, 453 (2007)
  • F. J. Acosta, M. A. Pando, J. Santos, and O. M. Suárez, "TI Raising awareness on materials recycling using undergraduate engineering research", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND POLLUTION, 31, 325 (2007)
  • A. Borschevsky, E. Eliav, Y. Ishikawa, and M. J. Vilkas, "Transition energies of atomic lawrencium", EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL D, Volume: 45 Issue: 1, 115 (2007)
  • L. Alamo, O. J. Perales, and F. Roman, "Use of Recycled Tires Crumb Rubber to Remove Ethylbenzene, Toluene and Xylene in Single Component, Multi-Components Systems and Gasoline from Aqueous Solutions", Proceedings 7th Caribbean Island Water Resources Congress, 1, 92 (2007)
  • M. Balaguera, O. J. Perales, L. Rivera, R. Singal, and M. S. Tomar, "Zinc Sulfide and Cadmium Sulfide based Nanocrystals ", NANOTECH, 4, 340 (2007)
  • A. Chaves, S. Elborai, X. He, C. Rinaldi, and M. Zahn, "Bulk flow in ferrofluids in a uniform rotating magnetic field", Physical Review Letters, 96, 65535 (2006)
  • D. De Jesus, V. Gubala, and J. M. Rivera, "Self-assembled Ionophores Based on 8-Phenyl-2'-deoxyguanosine Analogues", Tetrahedron Lett., 47, 1413 (2006)
  • G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, and J. Telser, "Trinuclear, Antiferromagnetically Coupled CuII Complexes with an EPR Spectrum of Mononuclear CuII: Effect of Alcoholic Solvents", Inorganic Chemistry, 45, 8841-8843 (2006)
  • J. E. McGrady, G. Mezei, and R. G. Raptis, "First Structural Characterization of a Delocalized, Mixed-Valent, Triangular Cu37+ Species: Chemical and Electrochemical Oxidation of a CuII3(μ3-O) Pyrazolate and Electronic Structure of the Oxidation Product", Inorganic Chemistry, 44, 7271-7273 (2005)
  • R. G. Raptis and G. Yang, "A robust, porous, cationic silver(I) 3,5-diphenyl-1,2,4-triazolate framework with a new uninodal 49.66 net", Chemical Communications, 2058-2059 (2004)
  • P. Baran, G. Mezei, and R. G. Raptis, "Anion Encapsulation by Neutral Supramolecular Assemblies of Cyclic CuII-Complexes; a Series of Five Polymerization Isomers, [cis-CuII(μ-OH)(μ-pz)]n, n = 6, 8, 9, 12, 14", Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 43, 574-577 (2004)
  • G. Mezei and R. G. Raptis, "Pyrazole-4-sulphonate networks of alkali and alkaline earth metals. Effects of cation size, charge, H-bonding and aromatic interactions on the three-dimencional supramolecular architecture", New Journal of Chemistry, 9,1399-1407 (2003)
  • R. G. Raptis and G. Yang, "Supramolecular assembly of trimeric gold(I) pyrazolates through aurophilic attractions", Inorganic Chemistry, 42, 261-263 (2003)
  • R. Boca, L. Dhlan, G. Mezei, T. Ortiz, R. G. Raptis, and J. Telser, "Trinuclear Ferromagnetically Coupled CuII-Pyrazolato Complexes as Models of Particulate Methane Monooxygenase (pMMO)", Inorganic Chemistry, 42, 5801-5803 (2003)
  • R. G. Raptis and G. Yang, "Oxidation of gold(I)-pyrazolates by aqua regia. X-ray crystal structures of the first examples of trinuclear AuIII3 and AuIAuIII2 pyrazolato complexes", Dalton Transactions, 3936-3938 (2002)
  • P. Baran, C. M. Marrero, S. Pérez, and R. G. Raptis, "Stepwise ring-closure synthesis and structural characterization of a homoleptic palladium(II)-pyrazolato cyclic trimer", Chemical Communications, 1012-1013 (2002)
  • P. A. Angaridis, P. Baran, R. Boca, F. Cervantes, W. Haase, G. Mezei, R. G. Raptis, and R. Werner, "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Trinuclear CuII-Pyrazolato Complexes Containing μ3-OH, μ3-O and μ3-Cl Ligands. Magnetic Susceptibility Study of [PPN]2[(μ3-O)Cu3(μ-pz)3Cl3]", Inorganic Chemistry, 41, 2219-2228 (2002)
  • N. Cardona, C. D. Chang, . G. Santiesteban, S. A. Stevenson., P. Traverso, and J. C. Vartuli, "Characterization of the Acid Properties of Tungsten/Zirconia Catalysts Using Adsorption Microcalorimetry and n-Pentane Isomerization Activity", Journal of Catalysis, 187, 131 (1999)
  • I. P. Goergakaki, D. C. Hockless, and R. G. Raptis, "First Example of a Ferric/Oxygen-Cubane; an Octanuclear Complex of T-Symmetry, Stable Over Five Oxidation States", Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 38, 1632-1634 (1999)
  • N. Cardona, F. A. Diaz-Mendoza, and L. Pernett-Bolaño, "Effect of catalyst deactivation on the acid properties of zeolites used for isobutane/butene alkylation", Thermochimica Acta, 312, 47 (1998)
  • N. Cardona and R. Méndez-Román, "Relationship between the formation of surface species and catalyst deactivation during the gas-phase photocatalytic oxidation of toluene", Catalysis Today, 40, 353 (1998)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. K. Yadav, " Temperature dependence of the dynamics of zone boundary phonons in ZnO:Li", J. App. Phys
  • Y. Ishikawa and M. J. Vilkas, "A relativistic R-matrix close-coupling method based on the effective many-body Hamiltonian: Benchmarks on the electron-impact excitations of Kr(6+) ion", Physical Review A
  • T. R. Cundari, R. E. Douthwaite, D. S. Kuiper, O. P. Lam, E. Lobkovsky, A. R. Mayol, K. Meyer, and P. W. Wolczanski, "• Molybdenum and Tungsten Structural Differences are Dependent on ndz2/(n+1)s Mixing: Comparison of (silox)3MX/R ( M = Mo, W; silox = tBu3SiO)", Inorganic Chemistry
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and A. Kumar, "Dielectric and Raman studies of La modified lead scandium niobate ceramics", Proceeding of the 7thInternational Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics
  • D. C. Agrawal, A. Dixit, and R. S. Katiyar, "Dielectric and relaxor properties of barium based ferroelectric thin films", Indian Journal of Applied Physics
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Divide line between relaxor, diffused ferroelectric, ferroelectric and dielectric relaxation", App. Phys. Lett.
  • R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, B. K. Samantaray, and A. K. Thakur, "Effect of montmorillonite filler on structural and electrical properties of polymer nanocomposite", Ionics
  • Y. Ishikawa, E. Traebert, and M. J. Vilkas, "Electric-dipole 5s-5p transitions in promethiumlike ions", Physical Review A
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Kumar, S. Nieto, J. Saavedra-Arias, and R. Thomas, "Electrochemical properties of layered Li(Ni0.8Co0.1Mn0.1)O2 cathode material and structural analysis at various stages of charge-discharge process", J. of Power Source
  • A. Kumar, R. S. Katiyar, and N. Ortega, "Enhanced polarization and dielectric properties of Pb(Zr1-xTix)O3 thin films", App. Phys. Let.
  • S. R. Das, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. P. Singh, R. Singhal, and M. S. Tomar, "Li ion rechargeable battery with LiMn1.5Ni0.46Rh0.04O4 spinel cathode material, 2006, communicated", Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters
  • J. Burgos, M. Tomar, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "LiMn1.8Mg0.2O4 spinel cathode material for Li ion rechargeable batteries", Proceeding of the 7thInternational Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. K. Yadav, "Low-frequency zone-boundary phonons in Li doped ZnO ceramics", J. App. Phys.
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, R. Melgarejo, N. M. Murari, R. Palai, D. K. Pradhan, J. J. Saavedra-Arias, and R. Thomas, "Metal-ferroelectric-insulator-semiconductor (MFIS) devices based on DyScO3 buffer layer and ferroelectric Bi3.25Nd0.75Ti3O12 thin film", ECSL
  • M. M. Martínez, "Monte Carlo Simulations for the Adsorption of Precursors Inside Zeolite Pores during the Synthesis of Metal Nanowires ", AIChE Conference Proceedings
  • R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, and M. K. Singh, "New Magnetic phase transitions in BiFeO3", J. Phys. Cond Matt. (2008) in Press,
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, M. Perez, D. Pradhan, J. Saavedra, and R. Thomas, "Phase transition and dielectric tunability of chemical solution deposited (Pb0.35Sr0.65)(Zr0.5Ti0.5)O3 thin films on Pt/ZrO2/SiO2/Si substrates", MRS Fall Meeting Proceeding
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. K. Yadav, "Phase Transition in ZnO nanoparticles: Raman Spectroscopic and calorimetric studies", J. Phys. D: Applied Physics
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, G. L. Sharma, and M. K. Singh, "Phonon anhormonicity in CuAlO2 thin films", Phys. Rev. B
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and A. Kumar, "Strain induced relaxor behavior in PbSc0.5Nb0.25Ta0.25O3 thin films: A comparison with nanoceramics", J. Am. Cer. Soc
  • G. E. Bonilla, R. N. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and C. M. Tirado, "Structural and Electrical Characteristics of Sr(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 Nanoceramics", Materials Charactirazation
  • P. S. Dobal, A. Dixit, and R. S. Katiyar, "Structural and Electrical Properties of Lanthanum Substituted Barium Titinate Thin Films", Journal of Applied Physics
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, R. Melgarejo, D. K. Pradhan, J. J. Saavedra-Arias, and R. Thomas, "Structural and electrochemical characterization of solution derived LiMn0.5Ni0.5O2 as positive electrode for Li-ion rechargeable batteries", ECSL
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, K. Sreenivas, and H. K. Yadav, "Structural studies and Raman spectroscopy of forbidden zone boundary phonons in Ni doped ZnO ceramics", J. Raman Spectroscopy
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. Ortega, "Structural, dielectric, electrical, and magnetic properties of multiferroic BaTiO3-NiFe2O4 composite ceramic", Proceeding of the 7thInternational Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics
  • N. Sepúlveda, "Young's modulus of VO2 thin films as a function of temperature including insulator-to-metal transition regime", Applied Physics Letters
Competitive grants that have been approved (13) – Total: ,794,097
  • N. Sepúlveda. Energy dissipation mechanisms of ultra-nano-crystalline diamond and vanadium dioxide nano-mechanical resonators, National Science Foundation, National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), 1 year, March 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • N. Sepúlveda. Integration of RF MEMS switches with separately fabricated folded-slot antennas, Other, Mac-Aullay Brown Inc, 2 years, September 2007, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • R. Diaz, F. Fernandez, A. M. Padovani, R. Rodriguez-Solis, and N. Sepúlveda. MRI: Acquisition of Processing and Testing Equipment for the Integration of Materials Science and Engineering Research at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, National Science Foundation, MRI, 2 years, August 2007, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 4,909.
  • P. X. Feng and G. Morell. Design and manufacturing large area, thick cBN films for high power energy device applications, National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research, 3 years, July 2007, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 8,000.
  • N. Cardona, A. J. Hernández, M. M. Martínez, and O. M. Suárez. MRI: Acquisition of an X-ray Diffraction Unit with in situ DSC and Reaction Capabilities for Nanotechnology and Materials Science Research at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, National Science Foundation, MRI, 2 years, August 2006, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 1,532.
  • G. Gutierrez, Z. Hilt, C. Rinaldi, S. Tommasone, and M. Torres. NIRT: Magnetically and Thermally Active Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment, National Science Foundation, NSF-NIRT, 4 years, August 2006, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,150,000.
  • A. J. Hernández, C. Rinaldi, and O. M. Suárez. REU: Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers in Functional and Nanostructured Materials at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, National Science Foundation, DMR, 3 years, August 2006, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 9,000.
  • A. J. Hernández. CAREER: A Research and Education Program inNanostructured Materials for Adsorption Based Separations at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, National Science Foundation, CBET, 5 years, July 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • A. Acevedo, N. Cardona, C. Rinaldi, M. Torres, and C. Velázquez. ERC: Center on Structured Organic Particulate Systems, National Science Foundation, ERC, 5 years, July 2006, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,665,000.
  • O. J. Perales, O. Uwakweh, and P. Voyles. Acquisition of STEM Imaging and Microanalysis for the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, National Science Foundation, MRI, 3 years, June 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 7,135.
  • C. Rinaldi. CAREER: Response of Novel Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles to Time Varying Magnetic Fields, National Science Foundation, CBET, 5 years, February 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 1,521.
  • C. Rinaldi. Analysis and Rheological Measurements of Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Oscillating/Rotating Magnetic Fields, National Science Foundation, CBET, 3 years, September 2005, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • R. S. Katiyar. Nanostructured spintronics materials for novel magneto-electronic devices., United States Department of Defense, DoD, 3 years, July 2005, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 5,000.
Competitive grants that have been submitted and are pending approval (18) – Total: ,353,828
  • C. R. Cabrera. Rotating Disk Slurry Electrode Technique for Catalysts Preparation, National Science Foundation, Energy , 3 years, October 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, jumi,050,000.
  • J. M. Rivera. Self-Assembled Drugs: A New Paradigm for Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health, 2008 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2) , 5 years, September 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, jumi,500,000.
  • M. M. Martínez. Study of the nucleation of supported metal particles using the pair distribution technique, Other, ACS- PRF Fund, 2 years, August 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • R. G. Raptis. A Combined Experimetal and Theoretical Study of Redox-Active Fe4O4-Cubanes, National Science Foundation, International Collaboration in Chemistry, 3 years, August 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 3,375.
  • Y. Li, O. J. Perales, H. A. Radovan, C. Rinaldi, B. Shafiq, O. M. Suárez, and O. Uwakweh. Acquisition of a Cryogen-free Physical Property Measurement System for Research and Education in Nanostructured Materials, National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation (NSF 07-510), 3 years, August 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 4,950.
  • C. Marín. Research on Mass Production of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes of Controlled Diameter, National Science Foundation, Nanomanufacturing, 3 years, August 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 0,000.
  • A. M. Padovani, N. Sepúlveda, O. M. Suarez, P. Sundaram, and O. N. Uwakweh. Acquisition of Nanoindentation System for Research and Education on Advanced Characterization Materials at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, National Science Foundation, IMR, 2 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 7,814.
  • F. J. Acosta, A. M. Padovani, M. A. Pando, N. Sepúlveda, and O. M. Suarez. Establishment of a Surface Characterization Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, United States Department of Defense, DURIP, 1 year, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 4,955.
  • A. M. Padovani, N. Sepúlveda, O. M. Suarez, and D. Suleiman. Interdisciplinary Research Program on Engineered Nanomaterials and Devices at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, United States Department of Defense, DEPSCoR, 3 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,057,260.
  • F. J. Acosta, L. A. Godoy, A. M. Padovani, M. A. Pando, and O. M. Suarez. Multiscale Study of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Subjected to Aggressive Environments, National Science Foundation, CMMI, 3 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 2,484.
  • A. Acevedo. Rheology and Modeling of Gelatin Formulations - Renewal, Other, INDUNIV, 1 year, July 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • P. Bianconi, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner. Combining Carbyne Polymer Science and Chemical Vapor Deposition to Enable Diamond Film Integration with Temperature-Sensitive Materials, National Science Foundation, DMR-Polymers, 3 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 3,890.
  • V. Makarov, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner. Diagnostics of the Gas-Phase Composition in Sulfur-Assisted HFCVD of Diamond thin Films by Cavity-Ring-Down Spectrocopy: Quantification of the CH, C2, C2H, CH2 Free Radicals, National Science Foundation, Chemistry, 3 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 8,000.
  • L. J. Martínez, W. Otaño, V. M. Pantojas, I. Ramos, and A. Rodríguez. MRI: Acquisition of Advanced X-Ray Diffraction System, National Science Foundation, Materials Research Instrumentation, 3 years, June 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,053,436.
  • L. G. Rosa. Enhancement of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM): Molecular Composition Characterization of Nanopatterns through Conductive Probe AFM Electrical Transport Measurements, Other, Research Corporation (COTTRELL COLLEGE SCIENCE AWARD), 2 years, May 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • O. J. Perales, F. Román, N. Sepúlveda, and M. de Jesús. Acquisition of confocal Raman microscope for research and education training of the chemical and photolytic reactivity of metal-polymer nanocomposites, National Science Foundation, IMR, 3 years, April 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 6,689.
  • A. Acevedo, Z. Iqbal, O. J. Perales, R. Romanach, L. S. Taylor, and R. Valentín. Acquisition of NIR Chemical Imaging Spectrometer to Study Novel Organic Composites, National Science Foundation, MRI, 3 years, April 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 0,975.
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, G. Morell, and R. G. Raptis. Fundamental Science of Nanostructured Electrocatalysts/Diamond Support for Fuel Cell Applications, Other, DOE Hydrogen Initiative, 3 years, April 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,800,000.
Non-competitive grants that have been approved (33) – Total: ,002,610
  • C. Marín. Fabrication of Solid-state X- and Gamma-Ray Detectors of Polycarbonate/Mercuric Iodide Nanocomposites for Space Exploration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, IDEAS, 1 year, April 2008, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, ,850.
  • A. J. Hernández. Superior Nanoporous Sorbents for Spacecraft Atmospheric Management: CO2 Removal, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, PR Space Grant Program - IDEAS, 1 year, April 2008, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • O. J. Perales, F. Román, and C. Ríos. Novel Magnetic Bio-Nano-Composite sorbent for Removal of Toxic Metal Ions and Carcinogens from Polluted Waters, Other, BioSEI, 1 year, March 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000.
  • N. Cardona. Sustainable Production of 2,5 – Furandicarboxylic Acid from Renewable Biomass Resources, National Science Foundation, University of Wisconsin's MRSEC, 1 year, January 2008, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • G. Morell and B. R. Weiner. Developing Research Expertise in Support of Space Exploration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Development, 3 years, October 2007, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, G. Morell, and R. G. Raptis. Space Exploration Enabling Power Systems: Partnership to Develop the Fundamental Science at UPR and Perform the Corresponding Proof-of-Concept at NASA GRC, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR, 3 years, October 2007, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,350,000.
  • F. Acosta, M. Pando, O. J. Perales, and O. M. Suárez. A Research and Education Thermomechanometry Hub at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, United States Department of Defense, HBCU/MI, 3 years, September 2007, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • L. F. Fonseca and A. R. Mayol. Advanced Instrumentation for the Enhancement of Undergraduate and Graduate Nanotechnology Education and Research in Cutting-Edge Areas of Interest to the Department of Defense., United States Department of Defense, HBCU/MIs, 2 years, August 2007, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 8,000.
  • A. M. Padovani. Nanoimprint Lithography for Application on Advanced Multifunctional Materials, Other, PR-EPSCoR Start-up Funds, 2 years, July 2007, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • A. Acevedo. Rheology and Modeling of Gelatin Formnulations, Other, INDUNIV, 1 year, July 2007, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • O. J. Perales and F. Román. Study on the removal of heavy metal ions from the final discharge-Miradero facility (Stage I, II)., Other, AAA-CDM, 1 year, July 2007, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,500.
  • G. Morell and B. R. Weiner. Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Consortium, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Education, 1 year, May 2007, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,180,000.
  • R. G. Raptis. Redox-Controlled Sorbents, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR-Space Grant-NNG05GG78H, 1 year, May 2007, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • P. X. Feng, Y. Ishikawa, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner. Large area, ambient pressure synthesis of nanocomposite carbon films, United States Department of Defense, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 3 years, October 2006, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • G. Gutiérrez, O. J. Perales, and C. Rinaldi. Magnetocaloric Effect Using a Magnetic Monodisperse Nanofluid with a Low Curie Temperature for Electronic Cooling Applications, United States Department of Defense, HBCU, 3 years, September 2006, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 4,127.
  • J. M. Rivera. Functional self-assembled nanostructures based on modified G-quadruplexes for biomedical applications, National Institutes of Health, Institutional Minority Training Grant AABRE program NCRR, 3 years, August 2006, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • M. M. Martínez. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TEMPLATED PT NANOWIRES USING ZEOLITES, National Science Foundation, IFN-Start Up Grant, 2 years, August 2006, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • N. J. Pinto and N. A. Zimbovskaya. Understanding the nature of the metallic state in conducting polymers, a crucial step in the fabrication of enhanced polymer based electronic devices, United States Department of Defense, FY2006 DoD Infrastructure Support Program for HBCU/Mls, 3 years, August 2006, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 1,006.
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, S. Majumder, and C. Rinaldi. Nanostructured magnetoelectric composites, United States Department of Defense, DEPSCoR, 3 years, May 2006, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 4,000.
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, and S. Majumder. Design & development of novel nano-structured active materials for multifunctional applications., United States Department of Defense, DoD-HSI, 3 years, January 2006, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 7,000.
  • J. Klostergaard and R. G. Raptis. Synthesis and Pre-Clinical Evaluation of Targeted, Iron-Based Contrast Agents to Enhance Ovarian Cancer Detection and Treatment Scheduling, National Institutes of Health, U54, 3 years, November 2005, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • M. M. Martínez. Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Nanowires, National Science Foundation, PREM-Seed Money, 3 years, August 2005, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • M. M. Martínez. Synthesis of Templated Nanowires, Other, UPRM-Seed Money, 4 years, August 2005, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • F. M. Aliev. Nanoconfined Polymers: Molecular Structure-physical Properties Relationship at Nanoscale Level, United States Department of Defense, ARO, 4 years, November 2004, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 6,115.
  • M. Torres. Molecular Studies of Proteins Encapsulated in Soft Materials, National Institutes of Health, NIH-INBRE, 5 years, September 2004, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 8,532.
  • J. Gavillan, I. Godreau, S. Malave, E. Montes, and W. Otaño. RIMI Program at UPR Cayey, National Institutes of Health, Research Infrastructure at Minority Institutions, 5 years, September 2004, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,400,000.
  • W. Otaño, N. Pinto, I. Ramos, and J. Santiago. PENN-UPR Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, National Science Foundation, NSF-PREM, 5 years, August 2004, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, [db/report_2007-2008.php],800,000.
  • J. M. Rivera. Synthesis of G-Analogs that Stabilize G-Quadruplexes, National Institutes of Health, SCORE program NIGMS , 4 years, July 2004, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 8,708.
  • R. G. Raptis. Development of Octanuclear Iron Clusters as MRI Contrast Agents, National Institutes of Health, SCoRE-S06GM008102, 4 years, July 2004, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 7,772.
  • P. Bhattacharya, M. Gómez, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, S. Majumder, G. Morell, E. Smotkin, and M. S. Tomar. “Novel Energy Sources-Material architecture and charge transport in solid state ionic devices”, United States Department of Energy, DoE-EPSCoR, 4 years, May 2004, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,200,000.
  • O. J. Perales and F. Román. Removal of Inorganic and Organic Contaminants from Aqueous Solutions by Waste Tire Crumb Rubber, Other, PRWRERI-USGS, 4 years, April 2004, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • O. J. Perales, C. Rinaldi, J. Santos, O. M. Suárez, M. S. Tomar, and O. Uwakweh. Synergistic Partnership for Research and Education on Functional and Nanostructured Materials, National Science Foundation, PREM, 5 years, March 2004, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, [db/report_2007-2008.php],700,000.
  • F. M. Aliev, C. R. Cabrera, L. F. Fonseca, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, G. Morell, R. G. Raptis, and B. R. Weiner. Center for Nanoscale Materials, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, 6 years, January 2003, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000,000.
Non-competitive grants that have been submitted and are pending approval (10) – Total: ,603,524
  • L. G. Rosa. Atomic Force Microscopy: Molecular Composition Characterization through Transport Measurements, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Communications, 1 year, August 2008, Sheltered, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • F. M. Aliev. Relaxation Processes and glass transitions in novel polymer nanocomposites, Other, FIPI, UPR, 2 years, August 2008, Non-competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • A. J. Hernández, Y. Ishikawa, B. Luna, M. Meador, G. Morell, and R. G. Raptis. A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Approach for the Development of Selective Nanoporous Gas Sorbents for the Effective Restoration of Breathing Air in Crewed Space Craft, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR, 3 years, August 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,500,000.
  • G. Hunter, G. Morell, C. Ortiz, W. Otaño, V. Pantojas, N. Pinto, I. Ramos, J. Santiago, and R. Valentin. Study of the Nanoscale Level Structure-Property Relationships of Nanostructured Materials for Gas Sensor Applications Relevant to Space Exploration Missions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR, 3 years, August 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,500,000.
  • O. Auciello, S. Bader, D. Bonnell, S. Desu, M. Gómez, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, V. Makarov, G. Morell, W. Otaño, R. Palai, O. J. Perales, A. Petford-Long, R. Ramesh, A. Rastogi, R. Thomas, and M. S. Tomar. Development and Understanding of Multifunctional Nanostructured Spintronic and Magnetic Materials, United States Department of Energy, DoE-EPSCoR, 3 years, June 2008, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,375,000.
  • N. Sepúlveda. Interdisciplinary Research Program on Engineered Nanomaterials and Devices at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, United States Department of Defense, DoD DEPSCoR FY2008 Competition, 3 years, June 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,057,260.
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Thomas. Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces for Li Ion Batteries, United States Department of Defense, DPSCoR, 3 years, June 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,050,000.
  • N. Cardona, A. J. Hernández, M. M. Martínez, A. M. Padovani, O. J. Perales, R. G. Raptis, C. Rinaldi, J. Santos, and O. M. Suárez. Nanotechnology Center for Biomedical and Energy Driven Systems and Applications (NCBEDSA), National Science Foundation, CREST, 5 years, April 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,000,000.
  • S. Bader and R. S. Katiyar. Multifunctional Nanostructured Thin Films for Spintronics Applications, Other, DOE-EPSCoR Laboratory Partnership, 3 years, April 2008, Sheltered, Single PI, Pending, 5,000.
  • O. J. Perales and F. Román. The use of recycled waste tire crumb rubber for the removal of heavy metals, explosives and organic compounds from water, United States Department of Defense, HBCU, 3 years, April 2008, Sheltered, Single PI, Pending, 6,264.
Supervised students (205)
Agnes M. Padovani (4)
  • Undergraduate research students: 4
    • Jorge Cintron
    • Natasha Ortiz
    • Ted Cruz
    • Zuly Castillo
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Aldo Acevedo (4)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Sonia L. Aviles
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Anthony Gonzalez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 2
    • Ana Raquel Cameron
    • Vivian Florian
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Ana Rita Mayol (3)
  • Undergraduate research students: 3
    • Beverly Noelly Santos
    • Javier Monserrate
    • Jessica Marie Ramos
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Arturo J. Hernández (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Sandra Mendez
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 4
    • Ana G. Arevalo
    • Daphne S. Belen
    • Milton E. Rivera
    • Sindia M. Rivera
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Brad R. Weiner (10)
  • Undergraduate research students: 2
    • Amairy Plaud
    • Samelys Rodriguez
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Joel De Jesus
    • Rafael Velazquez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 4
    • Arturo Hidalgo
    • Dachun Huang
    • Deepak Varshney
    • Hulusi Yilmaz
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 2
    • Kishore Uppireddi – March 2008
    • Madalina Buzaianu – April 2008
Carlos R. Cabrera (29)
  • Undergraduate research students: 12
    • Angel Bermúdez
    • Annette Rios
    • Camille Lorenzo
    • Coral Pagan
    • Diana López
    • Emely Abel
    • Gabriel Rodriguez
    • Jose Fonseca
    • Keila Noemi Diaz
    • Miguel Caban
    • Nella Vargas
    • Nelson Rivera
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Damaris Suazo
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 16
    • Belinda Rosario
    • Christian Campos
    • Diana Santiago
    • Eduardo Nicolao
    • Enid Contes
    • Germarie Sánchez
    • Harry Rivera
    • Ileana Feliciano
    • Javier Wu
    • Joel Rivera
    • Lenibel Santiago
    • Lisandra Arroyo
    • Lyda La Torre
    • Lyda La Torre
    • Ricardo Pereira
    • Rolando P. Guzman
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Carlos Marín (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 5
    • Edgar Mosquera
    • Kenneth Pérez
    • Rajasekarakumar Vadapoo
    • Sridevi Krishnan
    • Willinton Farfán
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Carlos Rinaldi (22)
  • Undergraduate research students: 14
    • Alejandro Lopez
    • Angel D. Cortes
    • Carmelo Declet
    • Frances Vale
    • Jose Rivera
    • Ladik Fernandez
    • Laurene Dykiel
    • Lyssette Serrano
    • Maria del Carmen Rodriguez
    • Mariawy Riollano
    • Migdalia Hidalgo
    • Richard Lorenzo
    • Veronica Rodriguez
    • Yashira Zayas
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Darlene Santiago
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 6
    • Adriana P. Herrera
    • Carola Barrera
    • Denisse Soto
    • Edwin de la Cruz
    • Jorge H. Sanchez
    • Victoria L. Calero
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Arlex Chaves – June 2007
Fouad M. Aliev (7)
  • Undergraduate research students: 2
    • Gladis Bonilla
    • Heidy Guzman
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Edwin Arroyo
    • Manuel Rivera
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Ivan Joel Lopez – May 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Vladimir V. Dolidze
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Sarmistha M. Basu – October 2007
Gerardo Morell (17)
  • Undergraduate research students: 4
    • Amairy Plaud
    • Samelys Rodriguez
    • Saul Hernandez
    • Triana Merced
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Joel De Jesus
    • Rafael Velazquez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Ericka Mujica – June 2007
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 7
    • Arturo Hidalgo
    • Dachun Huang
    • Deepak Varshney
    • Frank Mendoza
    • Hulusi Yilmaz
    • Jose Eneider Nocua
    • Olga Medina
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 3
    • Adolfo Gonzalez – July 2007
    • Kishore Uppireddi – March 2008
    • Madalina Buzaianu – April 2008
Héctor J. Jiménez (2)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Luis Balbino Arroyo
    • Pedro Sanchez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Henri A. Radovan (0)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
José M. Rivera (10)
  • Undergraduate research students: 5
    • Aura Liz Collazo-Ramos
    • Daniel Cruz-Ramirez-De-Arellano
    • Ivonne Andujar-de-Sanctis
    • Karla Camacho-Soto
    • Luis E. Oquendo
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Maria del Carmen Rivera
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 4
    • Jose E. Betancourt
    • Luis R. Rivera
    • Mariana Martin
    • Marilyn Garcia
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Luis F. Fonseca (10)
  • Undergraduate research students: 3
    • Jennifer Carpena
    • Lorraine Torres
    • Omayra Avilés
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 5
    • Azlin Biaggi
    • Francisco Solá
    • Jesuan Betancourt
    • Luis Valentín
    • Marilin Perez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 2
    • Guillermo Nery – July 2007
    • Carlos Rozo – July 2007
Luis G. Rosa (0)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Madeline Torres (3)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Ana Rodriguez
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Vanessa Ayala
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Hector Luis Rodriguez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Maharaj S. Tomar (7)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Enzo Hernandez
    • Martin Asmat
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 2
    • Adriana Parra – May 2007
    • Segundo Hauregue – May 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Maria Balaguera
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 2
    • Arun Kumar – May 2007
    • Ricardo Malgarejo – April 2008
María M. Martínez (9)
  • Undergraduate research students: 6
    • Ashleen Rivera
    • Benny Albarran
    • Giselle Soto
    • Pablo Duarte
    • Randy Allen
    • Romny Garcia
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Angel Santos
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 2
    • Javier Huertas
    • Leonel Quinones
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Natalya A. Zimbovskaya (0)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Nelson Cardona (7)
  • Undergraduate research students: 6
    • Emilio Martinez
    • Gretchen M. Gonzalez
    • Jonathan Mercado
    • Miguel A. Estremera
    • Monica M. Medina
    • Yohaselly Santiago
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Damian Reyes
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Nelson Sepúlveda (4)
  • Undergraduate research students: 2
    • Armando Julio Rua
    • Rafmag Cabrera
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Diego Aponte
    • Rey Alberto Febo
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Oscar Juan Perales (17)
  • Undergraduate research students: 7
    • Aixa Santiago
    • Coraly Ruiz
    • Felix Colon
    • Gina Albino
    • Luis Martinez
    • Omar Zambrana
    • Yviana Torres
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 5
    • Andres Velasco
    • David Mazuera
    • Eric Calderon
    • Joaquin Valencia
    • Silvana Urcio
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 3
    • Erick Chavarry – May 2007
    • Boris Renteria – December 2007
    • Segundo Jauregui – May 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 2
    • Celia Osorio
    • Yarilyn Cedeño
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Oscar Marcelo Suárez (2)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Nayomi Zuleika Plaza
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Ruth G. I. Hidalgo
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Peter X. Feng (3)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 3
    • Boqian Yang
    • Hongxin Zhang
    • Zinpeng Wang
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Ram S. Katiyar (14)
  • Undergraduate research students: 3
    • Carol Tirado
    • Gladys Bonilla
    • Juan G. Burgos
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 11
    • Arun Kumar
    • Iris Rivera
    • José Javier Saavedra
    • Kousik Samanta
    • Margarita Correa
    • Naba Kumar Karan
    • Nishit Mohan Murari
    • Nora Patricia Ortega
    • Ricardo Martínez
    • Sandra Dussan
    • Shojan Pavunny
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Raphael G. Raptis (11)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Veronica Díaz
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Rubenier Montano
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 8
    • Dalice Piñero
    • Gada Suleiman
    • Idaliz Rodríguez
    • Karilys González
    • Kenia Parga
    • Lizmarie Rivera
    • Logesh Mathivathanan
    • Soma Das
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Marlyn Rivera – June 2008
Wilfredo Otaño (7)
  • Undergraduate research students: 7
    • Adamari Rivera
    • Darimar Hernández
    • Jean Calderón
    • Orieliz Flores
    • Ramón L. Figueroa
    • Ricardo Rivera
    • Yaritza Figueroa
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Yasuyuki Ishikawa (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Richard Kinch – June 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 4
    • Francisco Díaz
    • Juan López
    • Juan Santana
    • Juan José Mateo
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Total (205)
  • Total of undergraduate research students: 83
    • Non-USA citizens: 2
      • Females: 1
      • Males: 1
    • USA citizens: 81
      • Females: 49
      • Males: 32
  • Total of master students currently under mentorship: 22
    • Non-USA citizens: 7
      • Females: 1
      • Males: 6
    • USA citizens: 15
      • Females: 4
      • Males: 11
  • Total of master students that were conferred their degree: 8
    • Non-USA citizens: 5
      • Females: 1
        • Adriana Parra – May 2007
      • Males: 4
        • Erick Chavarry – May 2007
        • Boris Renteria – December 2007
        • Segundo Jauregui – May 2008
        • Segundo Hauregue – May 2008
    • USA citizens: 3
      • Females: 1
        • Ericka Mujica – June 2007
      • Males: 2
        • Ivan Joel Lopez – May 2008
        • Richard Kinch – June 2008
  • Total of doctoral students currently under mentorship: 83
    • Non-USA citizens: 40
      • Females: 13
      • Males: 27
    • USA citizens: 44
      • Females: 25
      • Males: 19
  • Total of doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 10
    • Non-USA citizens: 7
      • Females: 2
        • Sarmistha M. Basu – October 2007
        • Madalina Buzaianu – April 2008
        • Madalina Buzaianu – April 2008
      • Males: 5
        • Kishore Uppireddi – March 2008
        • Arlex Chaves – June 2007
        • Carlos Rozo – July 2007
        • Kishore Uppireddi – March 2008
        • Ricardo Malgarejo – April 2008
        • Arun Kumar – May 2007
    • USA citizens: 3
      • Females: 1
        • Marlyn Rivera – June 2008
      • Males: 2
        • Guillermo Nery – July 2007
        • Adolfo Gonzalez – July 2007
  • Total that are not United States citizens: 60
  • Total that are United States citizens: 146
  • Total of female students: 97
  • Total of male students: 108
Books
Books published (7)
  • J. M. Figueroa, D. Hernández, W. Otaño, V. M. Pantojas, and A. Rodríguez (2007) "Mechanics of Biological and Bio-Inspired Materials." K. Katti, C. Hellmich, C. Viney, and U. Wegst .
  • W. Otaño, J. M. Otaño, C. S. Otaño, A. Otero, V. M. Pantojas, and J. J. Santiago (2007) "Structure, Processing and Properties of Polymer Nanofibers for Emerging Technologies." Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. K. Kiick and T. Long .
  • N. Cardona (2008) "Thermochemical Characterization (of Acidity and Basicity)." Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysis. G. Ertl, H. Knozinger, J. Weitkamp.
  • Y. Ishikawa (2004) "Recent Advances in Relativistic molecular theory." K. Hirao and Y. Ishikawa.
  • C. R. Cabrera (2008) "Fuel Cells: A Tool for Nanotechnology Education." Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education. Aldrin E. Sweeney and Sudipta Seal.
  • C. Barrera, J. P. Hinestroza, C. Rinaldi, and M. Satcher (2007) "Electrospun Nanofibers with Magnetic Domains for Smart Tagging of Textile Products." Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Second Edition. W. A. Goddard III, D. W. Brenner, S. E. Lyshevski, G. J. Iafrate.
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Singhal, and M. S. Tomar (2007) "Advances in the Design of Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries." Advanced Materials and Methods for Li-ion Batteries. S.S. Zhang, ISBN:978-81-7895-279-6, Chapter 4, p 73.
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