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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 122
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with 2 IFN members as authors 27
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with 3 IFN members as authors 3
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN with 4 IFN members as authors 1
Total 153

This means that 20.26% 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 (153)
  • L. F. Fonseca, J. García-Solé, D. Jaque, and C. Rozo, "30. Luminescence of Er-doped Silicon Oxide – Zirconia Thin Films.", Journal of Luminescence, (2009)
  • P. A. Dowben, J. Jiang, L. G. Rosa, L. Tan, E. Utreras, O. Velima, and J. Xiao, "“Selective Nanoshaving of Self-Assembled Monolayer of 2-(4-Pyridylethyl)triethoxysilane”", Materials Letters, 63, 961 (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, M. Flynn, I. Gonzalez-Gonzalez, K. H. Griebenow, and E. Nicolau, "Bioelectrochemical Degradation of Urea at Platinized Boron Doped Diamond Electrodes for Bioregenerative Systems", Advance in Space Research, (2009)
  • M. Concha, P. Hobza, J. Murray, P. Politzer, and K. Riley, "Br···O Complexes as Probes of Factors Affecting Halogen Bonding: Interactions of Bromobenzenes and Bromopyrimidines with Acetone", Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 5, 155 (2009)
  • C. Barrera, A. P. Herrera, and C. Rinaldi, "Colloidal dispersions of monodisperse magnetite nanoparticles modified with poly(ethylene glycol)", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 329, 107 (2009)
  • Z. Chen, Y. Li, P. Shen, S. B. Zhang, and Z. Zhou, "Computational Studies on Hydrogen Storage in Aluminum Nitride Nanowires/tubes", Nanotechnology, (2009)
  • Z. Chen, X. Gao, K. Ishimura, and S. Nagase, "Dichlorocarbene Addition onto C60 from the Trichloromethyl Anion: Carbene Mechanism or Bingel Mechanism? ", The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, (2009)
  • J. R. Martínez, R. G. Raptis, and G. Yang, "Dinuclear gold(III) pyrazolato complexes - Synthesis, structural characterization and transformation to their trinuclear gold(I) and gold(I/III) analogues", Inorganica Chimica Acta, 362, 1546 (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Divide line between relaxor, diffused ferroelectric, ferroelectric and dielectric relaxation", Solid State communications, 149, 433 (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "DNA-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Biosensing Applications", J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9, 2175 (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, N. M. Murari, and R. Thomas, "DyScO3 buffer layer for a performing Metal-Ferroelectric-Insulator-Semiconductor structure with multiferroic BiFeO3 thin film", Appl. Phys. Lett., (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, O. Resto, and R. Singhal, "Effect of nanocrystallinity on the electrochemical performance of LiMn2O4 cathode", Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, (2009)
  • K. H. Griebenow, I. Rivera-Rivera , J. A. Rodríguez-Martínez , and R. J. Solá, "Enzymatic activity and thermal stability of PEG-α-chymotrypsin conjugates", Biotechnol. Lett., (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, W. Prellier, J. F. Scott, and M. K. Singh, "Experimental Evidence for Long –Range acentric Spin-Glass Behavior in BiFeO3: Is Bismuth Ferrite the first mean field spin glass?", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter , 21, 042202 (2009)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, L. F. Fonseca, M. Lebron-Colón, M. A. Meador, O. Resto, and F. Solá, "Field Emission and Radial Distributions Function Studies of Fractal-like Amorphous Carbon Nanotips", Nanoscale Research Letters, 4, 431 (2009)
  • Y. Ishikawa, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, and R. Thomas, "First principles computations studies: Structural and electrochemical behavior of layered cathode materials", ECS Transactions , (2009)
  • Z. Chen, L. Wang, S. B. Zhang, J. Zhao, and Z. Zhou, "First-Principles Study of Molecular Hydrogen Dissociation on Doped Al12X (X= B, Al, C, Si, P, Mg, Ca) Clusters ", Journal of Computational Chemistry, (2009)
  • F. Ernst, D. Gatewood, M. J. Guinel, A. Gulla, S. Mukerjee, D. Ramakerb, and J. Ziegelbauer, "Fundamental Investigation of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Rhodium Sulfide-based Chalcogenides", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, (2009)
  • P. X. Feng, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and B. Yang, "Growth and characterization and Nanostructured ZnO films", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. , (2009)
  • P. X. Feng, L. F. Fonseca, V. I. Makarov, G. Morell, B. R. Weiner, and H. Zhang, "Growth and field emission properties of one-dimensional carbon composite structure consisting of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes and nanocones", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 42, 035409 (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. M. Murari, "Investigation of dielectric and electrical behavior in Pb(Fe0.66W0.33)0.50Ti0.50O3 thin films by impedance spectroscopy", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 469, 433 (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Investigation of local structure of lead free relaxor Ba(Ti0.70Sn0.30)O3", Raman spectroscopy, (2009)
  • J. Huertas, M. M. Martínez, and L. Quinones, "Investigation of Zeolites as Templates for Ni Nanowires", Solid-State Chemistry of Inorganic Materials VII, 1148E, PP6-2 (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, S. B. Majumder, and S. Sivaprakash, "Investigations on 0.5Li(Ni0.8Co0.15Zr0.05)O2–0.5Li(Li1/3Mn2/3)O2 Cathode for Li Rechargeable Batteries", Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 156, A328 (2009)
  • C. Rinaldi, "Magnetic force and couple on a spherical particle in an arbitrary external magnetic field", Chemical Engineering Communications, (2009)
  • J. Burton, C. Duan, S. Jaswal, M. Niranjan, A. Smogunov, E. Tosatti, E. Tsymbal, and J. Velev, "Magnetic tunnel junctions with ferroelectric barriers: Prediction of four resistance states from first-principles", Nano Letters, 9, 427 (2009)
  • C. Rinaldi and J. H. Sanchez, "Magnetoviscosity of dilute suspensions of magnetic ellipsoids obtained through rotational Brownian dynamics simulations", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 331, 500 (2009)
  • E. Barouda, K. D. Demadis, R. G. Raptis, and H. Zhao, "Metal Tetraphosphonate “Wires” and Their Corrosion Inhibiting Passive Films", Inorganic Chemistry, 48, 819 (2009)
  • E. Calderón-Ortiz, G. Gutierrez, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and P. Voyles, "MnxZn1-xFe2-yRyO4 (R = Gd, Eu) Ferrite Nanocrystals for Potential Magnetocaloric Applications", Microelectronics Journal, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, I. Gonzalez-Gonzalez, G. Morell, D. A. Tryk, and B. R. Weiner, "Modulation of electron transfer activity at diamond films by dissolved oxygen in aqueous solution", Journal of the Electrochemical Society , (2009)
  • R. Allen, A. S. Blum, M. R. Pederson, B. R. Ratna, and N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Nanoparticle networks as chemoselective sensing devices", J. Chem. Phys., 130, 094702 (2009)
  • L. Arroyo-Ramirez, C. R. Cabrera, R. Montano-Serrano, and R. G. Raptis, "Nanostructural Formation of Pd-Co Bimetallic Complex on HOPG Surfaces: A XPS and AFM Study", Research Letters in Nanotechnology, (2009)
  • H. Huhtinen, R. S. Katiyar, R. Palai, and J. F. Scott, "Observation of spin-glass-like behavior in SrRuO3 epitaxial thin Films", Physical Review B, 79, 104413 (2009)
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, W. Prellier, and M. K. Singh, "One-magnon light scattering and spin reorientation transition in epitaxially BiFeO3 thin films", Journ. Mag. Mag. Mat. (in press), (2009)
  • S. Jauregui, W. Jia, and O. J. Perales, "Optical and luminescent properties of highly oriented nanocrystalline Gd2-xEuxO3 thin films. ", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. , 1111, D04-11 (2009)
  • P. X. Feng and H. X. Zhang, "Properties of nanostructured cubic boron nitride films prepared by the short-pulse laser plasma deposition techniques", International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, (2009)
  • P. X. Feng and H. X. Zhang, "Properties of one-dimensional tilted carbon nanorod arrays synthesized by the catalyst-assisted oblique angle deposition technique", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 42, 025406 (2009)
  • K. Janicka, E. Tsymbal, and J. Velev, "Quantum nature of two-dimensional electron gas confinement at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interfaces", Physical Review Letters, 102, 106803 (2009)
  • A. S. Bhalla, R. Guo, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, and T. Maiti, "Raman spectral studies of Zr4+ rich BaZrxTi1-xO3 (0.5≤ x ≤1) phase diagram", Solid State communications, 149, 433 (2009)
  • A. Acevedo, S. L. Avilés-Barreto, and A. R. Cameron-Soto, "Rheology and Electrorheology of Nanorod-Loaded Liquid Crystalline Polymers", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1129, V5.3 (2009)
  • P. X. Feng, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Upia, and B. Yang, "Self assembled nanostructured ZnO on different substrates using the pulsed laser deposition technique", Journal of Phys D: Applied Physics, 42, 045415 (2009)
  • V. Gubala, M. Martín-Hidalgo, J. M. Rivera, J. M. Rivera, and J. M. Rivera, "Solvent-Induced High Fidelity Switching Between two Discrete Supramolecules", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 3186 (2009)
  • S. Das, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, R. Katiyar, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, R. Singhal, M. S. Tomar, and M. J. Vilkas, "Spinel LiMn2-xNixO4 cathode materials for high energy density lithium ion rechargeable batteries", Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, in press (2009)
  • N. Alonso-Vante, L. Guetaz, M. J. Guinel, A. Habrioux, B. Kokoh, K. Servat, and W. Vogel, "Structural and Electrochemical Studies of Au-Pt Nanoalloys", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, (2009)
  • D. P. Abrahim, B. Balasubramanian, M. M. Furczonc, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, and R. Thomas, "Structural characteristics and electrochemical performance of layered Li[Mn0.5-xCr2xNi0.5-x]O-2 cathode materials", Journal of Power Sources, 187, 586 (2009)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, H. Kumar-Yadav, J. Raman , and K. Sreenivas, "Structural studies and Raman spectroscopy of forbidden zone boundary phonons in Ni doped ZnO ceramics", J. Raman Spectroscopy, (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. E. Melgarejo, N. M. Murari, S. P. Pavunny, R. Thomas, and A. Winterman, "Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of chemical solution deposited Bi (Fe0.95Cr0.05)O3 thin films on platinized silicon substrates", J. Appl. Phys., (2009)
  • C. Barrera, A. P. Herrera, C. Rinaldi, and Y. Zayas, "Surface modification of monodisperse magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, (2009)
  • A. Acevedo, C. Rinaldi, and D. I. Santiago, "Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Polymer Liquid Crystals: A New Type of Ferronematic", Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 07B512 (2009)
  • C. Osorio and O. J. Perales, "Synthesis and characterization of metastable nanocrystalline cobalt", J. Appl. Phys., , 105, (2009)
  • L. F. Fonseca, G. Morell, F. Piazza, O. Resto, and F. Sola, "Synthesis of diamond nanocrystals on polyimide film", Diamond and Related Materials, 18, 113 (2009)
  • Y. Cedeño and O. J. Perales, "Synthesis of high-coercivity cobalt ferrite nanocrystals", Microelectronics Journal, (2009)
  • P. X. Feng, V. I. Makarov, G. Morell, B. R. Weiner, and H. Zhang, "Synthesis of nanostructured SiC using the pulsed laser deposition technique", Materials Research Bulletin, 44, 184 (2009)
  • P. X. Feng and H. X. Zhang, "Synthesis of the vertically aligned carbon hexagonal nanoprism arrays and their application for field emission", Applied Surface Science, in press (2009)
  • J. Betancourt, L. F. Fonseca, O. Resto, F. Solá, and F. Zypman, "The influence of roughness on the mechanical spectroscopy of SiO2 nanorods grown by e-beam irradiation", Superlattices and Microstructures , (2009)
  • Z. Chen, Z. Wang, R. Zhang, C. Zhang, S. B. Zhang, and Z. Zhou, "Ti-Substituted Boranes as Hydrogen Storage Materials: A Computational Quest for Ideal Combination of Stable Electronic Structure and Optimal Hydrogen Uptake", Chemistry - A European Journal, (2009)
  • W. Farfan, S. Krishnan, C. Marín, E. Mosquera, and R. Vadapoo, "Vapor-Liquid-Solid Synthesis and Characterization of Alpha-Monoclinic Seleniun Nanowires", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotecnology, (2009)
  • G. Morell and F. Piazza, "Wettability of hydrogenated tetrahedral amorphous carbon", Diamond and Related Materials, 18, 43 (2009)
  • A. Arvia, C. R. Cabrera, E. Fachini, and F. Rodríguez-Nieto, "X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of oxygen-containing layers formed by a linear potential scan on stepped gold (111) films in aqueous 1 M sulphuric acid", Thin Solid Films, 517, 1534 (2009)
  • K. D. Demadis, M. Papadaki, R. G. Raptis, and H. Zhao, "2D and 3D alkaline earth metal carboxyphosphonate hybrids: Anti-corrosion coatings for metal surfaces", Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 181, 679 (2008)
  • P. Baran, I. Chakraborty, E. Fachini, R. G. Raptis, Y. Sanakis, and A. Simopoulos, "A Mixed-Valence Octanuclear Iron-Oxo Pyrazolate: Assessment of Electronic Delocalization by Structural and Spectroscopic Analysis", Inorganic Chemistry, 11734, 47 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, B. Yang, and H. zhang, "Ambient Pressure Synthesis of Nanostructured Tungsten Oxide Crystalline Films", Journal of Nanomaterials, 2008, 957935 (2008)
  • H. M. Jang, R. S. Katiyar, W. Prellier, and M. Singh, "Anomalous magnetic ordering transition and induced Raman scattering in BiFeO3 thin films", Mat. Res. Soc. Sympo, 1034, 1034-K03-05 (2008)
  • G. Catalan, S. Clark, R. S. Katiyar, R. Palai, S. Redfern, J. Robertson, H. Schmid, J. Scott, and P. Tissot, "Beta Phase and Beta-Gamma Metal-Insulator Transition of Multiferroic Bismuth Ferrite", Physical Review B, 77, 014110 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, X. Gao, S. Nagase, S. B. Zhang, Y. Zhao, and Z. Zhou, "Comparative Study of Carbon and BN Nanographenes: Ground Electronic States and Gap Energy Engineering", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 12677 (2008)
  • K. D. Demadis, M. Papadaki, R. G. Raptis, and H. Zhao, "Corrugated, Sheet-Like Architectures in Layered Alkaline-Earth Metal R,S-Hydroxyphosphonoacetate Frameworks: Applications for Anti-Corrosion Protection of Metal Surfaces", Chemistry of Materials, 20, 4835 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, and M. Singh, "Critical phenomena at the 140K and 200K magnetic phase transitions in BiFeO3", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 20, 322203 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, and M. K. Singh, "Critical slowing-down of spin fluctuations in BiFeO3", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 20, 425223 (2008)
  • Y. Ishikawa, I. Komura, and T. TsukaMoto, "Density-functional calculations of hydrated structures and electronic properties for G-C and A-T base pairs", JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE-THEOCHEM, 862, 122 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng and B. Yang, "DESIGN, FABRICATION AND USE OF A NOVEL PENNING DISCHARGE SOURCE TO SYNTHESIZE CARBON AND CARBON NITRIDE FILMS", Modern Physics Letters B, 22, 2373 (2008)
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and A. Kumar, "Dielectric and Raman studies of La modified lead scandium niobate ceramics", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 1, (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, X. Tang, and X. Wang, "Dielectric-barrier discharge plasma source and its application to synthesis of diamond like carbon films", MRS 2008 Spring Meeting Proceedings: Symposium R Submission 1083-R03-04, (2008)
  • J. De Jesus, A. González-Berríos, S. Katar, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner, "Direct Deposition of Bamboo-Like Carbon Nanotubes on Copper Substrates by Sulfur-Assisted HFCVD", Journal of Nanomaterials, 2008, 515890 (2008)
  • P. S. Dobal, R. S. Katiyar, T. Shripathi, O. N. Srivastava, and R. M. Yadav, "Effect of Growth Temperature on Bamboo-shaped Carbon-Nitrogen (C-N) Nanotubes Synthesized Using Ferrocene Acetonitrile Precursor", Nanoscale Res. Lett (Nano Express), (2008)
  • R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and C. M. Tirado, "Effect of La/Mn substitution on electrical properties of BiFeO3 multiferroics", Engineering & Materials Science Indian Journal, 15 [2], 87 (2008)
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, N. M. Murari, D. K. Pradhan, K. J. Raju, J. J. Saavedra-Arias, K. Sudheendran, and R. Thomas, "Effect of Sr substitution on tenability and dielectric properties in Pb(Zr0.50Ti0.50)O3 thin films fabricated by chemical solution deposition", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 3, (2008)
  • H. Ishiwara, K. Muruyama, R. Palai, and S. Singh, "Effects of Ni Substitution on Structural, Dielectrical, and Ferroelectric Properties of Chemical-Solution-Deposited Multiferroic BiFeO3 Films", Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters,, 11, G30 (2008)
  • Y. Ishikawa, E. Trabert, and M. J. Vilkas, "Electric-dipole 5s-5p transitions in promethiumlike ions", PHYSICAL REVIEW A, 77, 042510 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng and H. Zhang, "Electrical and structural characterization of nanocomposite carbon films synthesized at ambient pressure", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, 41, 155425 (2008)
  • J. G. Burgos, R. S. Katiyar, R. Singhal, and M. S. Tomar, "Electrochemical performance of ZnO-coated LiMn1.5Ni0.5O4 cathode material", J. Power Source , 183, 334 (2008)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Electron transport through a quantum dot in the Coulomb blockade regime: Nonequilibrium Green's function based model", Phys. Rev. B, 78, 035331 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, J. G. Hou, Y. Li, Q. Li, L. Sun, J. Yang, and Z. Zhou, "Electronic Structures of SiC Nanoribbons", Journal of Chemical Physics, 129, 174114 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. Ortega, "Enhanced polarization and dielectric properties of Pb(Zr1-xTix)O3 thin films", J.App. Phys., 104, 074114 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. M. Murari, and R. Thomas, "Fabrication of BiFeO3 capacitor structures with reduced leakage current", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 2, (2008)
  • K. H. Griebenow, B. L. Montalvo, Y. Pacheco, B. Sosa, G. Sánchez, and D. Vélez, "Formation of spherical protein nanoparticles without impacting protein integrity.", Nanotechnology, 19, 465103 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. Lushnikov, C. Rinaldi, and T. A. Shaplygina, "Glass-like state in PbFe1/2Nb1/2O3 single crystal", App. Phys. Lett., 93, 232902 (2008)
  • J. E. Betancourt, J. M. Rivera, and J. M. Rivera, "Hexadecameric Self-Assembled Dendrimers Built from 2'- Deoxyguanosine Derivatives", Org. Lett., 10, 2287 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, R. Herges, H. Jiao, P. v. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, and S. B. Zhang, "Homobenzene: Homoaromaticity and Homoantiaromaticity in Cycloheptatrienes", The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112, 10586 (2008)
  • K. DEDACHI, Y. Ishikawa, N. KURITA, T. NAKATSU, T. NATSUME, and T. TSUKAMOTO, "Hybrid QM/MM calculations on the structure and electronic properties of hydrated RNA base pair", JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE-THEOCHEM, 854, 70 (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, R. M. Georgiadis, and J. Rivera-Gandía, "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", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 621, 75 (2008)
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Inelastic electron transport in polymer nanofibers", J. Chem. Phys., 129, 114705 (2008)
  • M. García-Arriaga, G. Hobley, J. M. Rivera, and J. M. Rivera, "Isostructural Self-Assembly of 2'-Deoxyguanosine Derivatives in Aqueous and Organic Media", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 10492 (2008)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, H. Kumar-Yadav, and K. Sreenivas, "Low-frequency zone-boundary phonons in Li doped ZnO ceramics", J. App. Phys., 104, 053507 (2008)
  • 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", ECS Transactions, 13, 363 (2008)
  • K. C. James-Raju, R. S. Katiyar, M. K. Singh, and K. Sudheendran, "Microwave dielectric and Raman Scattering studies on Bismuth Zinc Niobate thin films", J. App. Phys., 104, 104104 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, Y. Li, S. Zhang, and Z. Zhou, "MoS2 Nanoribbons: High Stability, Unusual Electronic and Magnetic Properties", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 16739 (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, J. De Jesus, L. F. Fonseca, A. Gonzalez-Berrios, G. Morell, O. Resto, and F. Sola, "Nanocrystalline silicon as the light emitting material of a field emission display device", Nanotechnology, 19, 225202 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, H. Li, and H. Zhang, "Nanostructured carbon nitride films deposited using low-cost Penning discharge plasma-sputtering technique", International Journal of Modern Physics , 22, 3957 (2008)
  • M. R. Pederson and N. A. Zimbovskaya, "Negative differential resistance in molecular junctions:The effect of the electrodes electronic structure", Phys. Rev. B, 78, 153105 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, J. F. Scott, and M. Singh, "New magnetic phase transition in BiFeO3", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 20, 252203 (2008)
  • N. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Murari, R. Palai, and M. K. Singh, "New Phase Transitions in Perovskite Oxides: BiFeO3, SrSnO3, and Pb(Fe2/3W1/3)1/2Ti1/2O3, ", Journal of American Ceramic Society, 91, 1762 (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, 116, 246 (2008)
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and C. Rinaldi, "Observation of magnetoelectric coupling in glassy epitaxial Pb(Fe0.5Nb0.5)O3 thin films", Apl. Phyis, Lett., 93, 192907 (2008)
  • P. Bhattacharya, J. Duque, W. Iwamoto, R. S. Katiyar, P. G. Pagliuso, C. Rettori, and K. Samantha, "Optical and magnetic properties of Zn0.9-xCo0.1O:Alx thin films", Solid State Communications, 147, 305 (2008)
  • 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", Mat. Res. Soc. Sympo, 1034, 1034-K10-40 (2008)
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, and M. K. Singh, "Phonon anomalies in multiferroic BiFeO3 epitaxial thin films with rhombohedral (R3c) symmetry", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 2, (2008)
  • H. M. Jang, R. S. Katiyar, J. Raman, and M. K. Singh, "Polarized Raman scattering and lattice dynamics of antiferromagnetic NdFeO3", Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39, 842 (2008)
  • A. Biaggi-Labiosa, J. De Jesus, L. F. Fonseca, A. Gonzalez-Berrios, G. Morell, O. Resto, and F. Sola, "Porous silicon for field emission display applications", Physica Status Solidi, 5, 3479 (2008)
  • O. J. Perales and A. Velasco, "Preparation of Copper-Bearing Nanofluids for Thermal Applications", NANOTECH, 1, 424 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. M. Murari, "Probing of ferroelectric phase transition in sol-gel derived polycrystalline bismuth ferrite thin films", Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39 [9], 1262 (2008)
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, G. L. Sharma, and M. K. Singh, "Raman scattering measurements of phonon anhormonicity in CuAlO2 thin films", J. App. Phys., 104, 113503 (2008)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, H. Kumar-Yadav, J. F. Scott, and K. Sreenivas, "Raman spectroscopy and dielectric studies of multiple phase transition in ZnO:Ni", App. Phys. Lett., 92, 122908 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Palai, S. P. Pavunny, and R. M. Valdes, "Raman spectroscopy and magnetoelectric properties of laser ablated La and Cr doped BiFeO3 thin films", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), , 2, (2008)
  • F. M. Aliev, V. Dolidze, I. J. Lopez, and M. Rivera, "Relaxation Processes and Glass Transition in Polymer Filled with Nanoparticles", Macromolecular Simposia, 267, 63 (2008)
  • R. Chakalova, M. Colclough, X. Deng, H. Huhtinen, I. Jones, M. Joshi, C. Muirhead, R. Palai, and Y. Tse, "Search for spin-polarisation effects in LCMO/YBCO thin film bilayers", Physical Review B, 77, 144528 (2008)
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, K. Samanta, and D. Varshney, "Self-assembled ZnO nanostructure for field-emission devices", Journal of Nano Research, 4, 19 (2008)
  • A. J. Hernández, M. E. Rivera-Ramos, and G. J. Ruiz-Mercado, "Separation of CO2 from Light Gas Mixtures using Ion-Exchanged Silicoaluminophosphate Nanoporous Sorbents", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47, 5602 (2008)
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, and T. Y. MORANTE-CATACORA, "Sequential electrodeposition of Mo at Pt and PtRu methanol oxidation catalyst particles on HOPG surfaces", JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 621, 103 (2008)
  • M. Correa, R. S. Katiyar, and A. Kumar, "Size and strain effects on relaxor ferroelectric properties of Pb(ScNb(1-x)/2Tax/2)O3 thin films and nanoceramics", Integrated Ferroelectrics, 100, 297 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, Y. Chen, Y. Li, L. Liu, S. B. Zhang, and Z. Zhou, "Size- and Surface-Dependent Stability, Electronic Properties, and Potential as Chemical Sensors: Computational Studies on One-Dimensional ZnO Nanostructures", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 13926 (2008)
  • Z. Chen, Y. Liu, H. F. Schaefer III, B. Wu, X. Yang, P. Yang, J. Yu, and J. D. Zhang, "Sodium and Magnesium Complexes with Dianionic -Diimine Ligands", Organometallics, 27, 5830 (2008)
  • N. Baskaran, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and R. Thomas, "Solid polymer electrolytes based on polythylene oxide and lithium trifluoro-methane sulfanote (PEO-LiCF3SO3): Ionic conductivity and dielectric relaxation", State Ionic, 179, 689 (2008)
  • P. Baran, G. I. Chilas, L. Cronin, T. A. Kabanos, E. J. McInnes, H. N. Miras, R. G. Raptis, M. P. Sigalas, and D. J. Stone, "Solution Discovery and Solid State Characterisation of a Heterometallic Polyoxometalate {Mo11V7}: [MoVI11VV5VIV2O52(μ9-SO3)]7-", Chemical Communications, 4703 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and B. Yang, "Structural degradation and optical property of nanocrystalline ZnO films grown on Si (100)", Applied Physics Letters , 92, 233112 (2008)
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, G. L. Sharma, and M. K. Singh, "Structural properties of multiferroic CuFeO2 thin films prepared by RF sputtering", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 2, (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, "Structural, dielectric, electric and ferroelectric properties of different routes derived of Ba1-xSrxTiO3 (BSTO) ceramics", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), , 1, (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and N. Ortega, "Structural, dielectric, electrical, and magnetic properties of multiferroic BaTiO3-NiFe2O4 composite ceramic", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 2, (2008)
  • G. Morell, K. Uppireddi, and B. R. Weiner, "Study of the temporal current stability of field-emitted electrons from ultrananocrystalline diamond films", Journal of Applied Physics, 103, 104315 (2008)
  • J. Chu, C. Duan, S. Jaswal, R. Sabirianov, E. Tsymbal, J. Velev, and Z. Zhu, "Surface magnetoelectric effect in ferromagnetic metal films", Physical Review Letters, 101, 137201 (2008)
  • S. Dussan-Devia, R. S. Katiyar, C. Rinaldi, G. L. Sharman, and M. Singh, "Synthesis and characterization of Fe-doped In2O3 nanoparticles", Mater. Res. Soc. Sympo.Proc., 1074, 1074-I10-40 (2008)
  • R. Herchel, H. N. Miras, S. Pérez, 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, 4745, 30 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Martinez, and R. Palai, "Synthesis and characterization of Pb(Fe1/2Ta1/2)O3", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. , 1034, K10-48 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng and H. X. Zhang, "Synthesis and control of size and structure of porous carbon films", Journal of Porous Materials, (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, 18, 3650 (2008)
  • V. Gubala, G. Hobley, J. M. Rivera, J. M. Rivera, and M. D. Rivera-Sánchez, "Synthesis of 8-Heteroaryl-2-deoxyguanosine Derivatives", Synlett, 1510 (2008)
  • G. Morell, C. Ortiz, W. Otaño, V. M. Pantojas, A. Rivera, D. Rodríguez-Vindas, and J. J. Santiago-Avilés, "Synthesis of palladium with different nanoscale structures by sputtering deposition onto fiber templates", Journal of Nanophotonics, 2, 021925 (2008)
  • V. Gupta, R. S. Katiyar, H. Kumar-Yadav, and K. Sreenivas, "Temperature dependence of the dynamics of zone boundary phonons in ZnO:Li", J. App. Phys., 104, 113523 (2008)
  • P. Ehrhart, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, N. M. Murari, J. J. Saavedra-Arias, R. Thomas, and R. Waser, "Thin films of high- dysprosium scandate prepared by metal organic chemical vapor deposition for metal-insulator-metal capacitor applications", Solid State Communications, 147, 332 (2008)
  • M. Jain, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, H. Wang, and J. Yoon, "Tunable lead strontium titanate thin films by sol-gel technique", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), , 3, (2008)
  • Y. Cedeño-Matei, O. J. Perales, F. Roman, W. G. Stratton, M. S. Tomar, and P. M. Voyles, "Tuning of Magnetic Properties in Cobalt ferrite Nanocrystals", J. Appl. Phys., 103, 07E512 (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 theory study", MOLECULAR SIMULATION, 34, 1065 (2008)
  • P. B. Amama, T. S. Fisher, R. S. Katiyar, B. Sundarakannan, and D. Zemlyanov, "XPS and Raman characterization of single-walled carbon nanotubes grown from pretreated Fe2O3 nanoparticles", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, 41, 165306 (2008)
  • R. Cabrera, F. Fernandez, A. Rua, and N. Sepúlveda, "Young’s modulus of VO2 thin films as a function of temperature including insulator-to-metal transition regime", Applied Physics Letters, 92, 191913 (2008)
  • E. Calderon, G. Gutierrez, O. J. Perales, and S. Urcia, "Composition and size-controlled synthesis of Gd-doped MnZn ferrite nanocrystals", NANOTECH,
  • Y. Cedeño, O. J. Perales, and O. Uwakweh, "Effect of Rare Earth Doping on Magnetic Properties of Cobalt Ferrite. ", NANOTECH,
  • F. M. Aliev, E. Arroyo, and V. Dolidze, "Influence of confinement on molecular and director reorientational dynamics of liquid crystal", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids,
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Investigation of dielectric, electrical and optical properties of Pb1/2Sr1/2TiO3 ceramics", Physica B, 403, 2423
  • P. Hobza, P. Jurecka, K. Riley, J. Sponer, J. Sponer, and M. Zgarbov, "Reference Quantum Chemical Calculations on RNA Base Pairs Directly Involving the 2′-OH Group of Ribose", Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation,
  • T. Luna, O. J. Perales, and F. Roman, "Removal of heavy-metals from aqueous solutions with calcium alginate beads. ", NANOTECH,
  • K. Berka, P. Hobza, R. Laskowski, K. Riley, and J. Vondrasek, "Representative Amino Acid Side Chain Interactions in Proteins. A Comparison of Highly Accurate Correlated ab Initio Quantum Chemical and Empirical Potential Procedures", Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation,
  • T. Luna, O. J. Perales, and F. Roman, "Synthesis and Characterization of Alginate Based-Magnetic Nanocomposites", NANOTECH,
  • O. J. Perales and S. Urcia, "Synthesis and characterization of Co-Zn ferrite nanocrystals for magnetocaloric applications. ", NANOTECH,
  • D. Mazuera, O. J. Perales, and M. Suarez, "Thermal Analysis of Polyimide-Cobalt Ferrite Nanocomposites", NANOTECH,
Peer reviewed journal articles related to IFN that have been submitted and that are pending acceptance (20)
  • C. R. Cabrera, E. J. Contes, M. Lebrón, M. Meador, and B. I. Rosario-Castro, ""Combined electron microscopy and spectroscopy characterization of as-received, acid purified, and oxidized HiPCO single-wall carbon nanotubes", Materials Characterization, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, Y. Ishikawa, and R. Kinch, "A Density-functional Theory Study of the Water-gas Shift Mechanism on Pt/Ceria (111)", J. of Physical Chemistry, (2009)
  • Z. Chen, M. Li, Y. Li, P. Shen, and Z. Zhou, "Ca-Coated Boron Fullerenes and Nanotubes as Superior Hydrogen Storage Materials", Nano Letters, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, L. Santiago-Rodríguez, and G. Sánchez-Pomales, "Electrochemical DNA Sensing at Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Chemically Assembled on Gold Surfaces", Bioelectrochemistry, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, L. La Torre-Riveros, H. Scibioh, and K. Soto, "Electrophoretically Fabricated Diamond Nanoparticle-Based Electrodes", Journal of the Electrochemical Society , (2009)
  • H. A. Abruña, C. R. Cabrera, E. R. Fachini, I. González-González, M. Scibioh, M. Tague, and D. A. Tryk, "Facet-Selective Platinum Electrodeposition at Freestanding Polycrystalline Boron-doped Diamond Films", Langmuir, (2009)
  • D. S. Belen-Cordero, A. J. Hernández, S. Hwang, and C. Kim, "SBE-Type Metal-Substituted Aluminophosphates: Detemplation and Coordination Chemistry", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, M. Cabán-Acevedo, I. Feliciano-Ramos, and M. Scibioh, "Self-Assembled Monolayer of L-Cysteine on Palladium: An Electrochemical and Surface Analysis Study", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, (2009)
  • W. Farfan, S. Krishnan, C. Marín, E. Mosquera, and R. Vadapoo, "Synthesis and Characterization of Antimony Selenide Nanowires", Jounal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, (2009)
  • S. Dussan-Devia, H. M. Jang, R. S. Katiyar, W. Prellier, and M. K. Singh, "Anomalous low-temperature magnetic ordering induced spin-phonon coupling in epitaxial BiFeO3 thin films", Appl. Phys. Lett.,
  • P. Babu, A. Bonakdarpour, F. Ernst, M. J. Guinel, S. Mukerjee, N. Ramaswamy, B. Wang, and A. Wieckowski, "Characterization, Activity and Stability of Se/(Ru-Mo)/C Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Acidic Media", ChemSusChem Chemistry & Sustainability, Energy & Materials,
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, N. Ortega, and C. Rinaldi, "Dynamic Temperature Dependent Magneto-electric Coupling in Pb(Zr,Ti)O3/CoFe2O4 Layered nanostructure", Phys. Rev. B,
  • S. Dussan, R. S. Katiyar, G. L. Sharma, and M. Singh, "Localized structural analysis Fe-doped In2O3 nanoparticles by using Raman spectroscopy", Raman spectroscopy,
  • R. Blinc , R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, J. F. Scott, and G. L. Sharma, "Magnetic control of large room-temperature polarization", Physical Review B,
  • F. M. Aliev, P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, and K. Samanta, "Micro-structural and magnetic properties of Zn1-xCuxO thin films", Applied Physics Letters,
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, C. Rinaldi, and J. F. Scott, "Strain induced artificial multiferroicity in Pb(Zr0.53Ti0.47)O3 / Pb(Fe0.66W0.33)O3 layered nanostructure at ambient temperature", Material Science,
  • G. E. Bonilla, R. Choudhary, R. S. Katiyar, D. K. Pradhan, and C. M. Tirado, "Structural and Electrical Characteristics of Sr(Fe2/3W1/3)O3 Nanoceramics", Materials Charactirazation,
  • A. Dixit and R. S. Katiyar, "Structural and Electrical Properties of Lanthanum Substituted Barium Titinate Thin Films", Applied Physics,
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. E. Melgarejo, N. M. Murari, R. Thomas, and A. Winterman, "Structural, electrical and magnetic properties of chemical solution deposited Bi(Fe0.95Cr0.05)O3 thin films on platinized silicon substrates", J. App. Phys,
  • S. D. Devia, R. S. Katiyar, and M. K. Singh, "Synthesis and structural, optical, magnetic properties of Ni-doped In2O3 nanoparticles", J. App. Phys,
Other journal articles published by IFN members (44)
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, R. Thomas, and M. S. Tomar, "A comparative study on the nanostructured composite positive electrode with two different carbon coating", ECS Transactions , 13, (2009)
  • P. A. Dowben, C. Ilie, L. G. Rosa, and J. Xiao, "“Adsorbate/Absorbate Interactions with Organic Ferroelectric Polymers”", Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, In Press, (2009)
  • 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, 9, 2450 (2009)
  • A. Acevedo and V. Florián-Algarín, "Effect of Silica Nanoparticles on Rheological Properties and Gelation Temperature of Biodegradable Polymer Gels", NanoTech, (2009)
  • K. H. Griebenow and R. J. Sola, "Effects of glycosylation on the stability of protein pharmaceuticals.", Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 98, 1223 (2009)
  • A. Acevedo and A. R. Cameron-Soto, "Electric Field Effect on the Rheology of MWCNT Dispersions in Liquid Crystalline Polymers", NanoTech, (2009)
  • D. M. Hess, R. R. Naik, C. Rinaldi, and J. J. Watkins, "Fabrication of ordered mesoporous silica films with encapsulated iron oxide nanoparticles using ferritin-doped block copolymer templates", Chemistry of Materials, (2009)
  • N. Arroyo Gonzalez, N. S. Govind, H. Luna Olvera, H. Ortiz-Zuazaga, S. Peña de Ortiz, A. Sen, and A. Vázquez, "Genome-wide expression profiling of the osmoadaptation response of Debaryomyces hansenii.", Yeast, 26, 111 (2009)
  • L. Andrés, H. Ortiz-Zuazaga, S. Peña de Ortiz, F. Ramírez, K. Rodríguez, L. Saavedra-Rodríguez, and A. Vázquez, "Identification of flap-structure specific endonuclease 1 as a factor involved in long-term memory formation of aversive learning.", Journal of Neuroscience, (2009)
  • J. Huertas, M. M. Martínez, and L. Quinones, "Molecular Simulation Studies for the Synthesis of Ni Nanowires in Zeolite Cancrinite", NANOTECH, Submitted, (2009)
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, and I. Rivera, "Multiferroics Pb(Fe0.66W0.33)0.80Ti0.20O3 thin films: A room temperature relaxor ferroelectric and weak ferromagnetic", Material Science and Technology 2008 Conference and Exhibition Proceeding, (2009)
  • A. Acevedo and V. Florián-Algarín, "Rheology and Gelation Temperature of Aqueous Sodium Alginate Solutions", Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, (2009)
  • C. R. Cabrera, G. Sanchez-Pomales, and L. Santiago-Rodriguez, "Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Modified Gold Electrodes as Templates for Impedimetric DNA Sensing", Bioelectrochemistry, (2009)
  • J. Mendez-Vega, N. Santos-Roman, and M. Torres, "Transport Enhancement of Rhodamine 123 with Possible Multidrug Resistance 1 (MDR1) Protein Inhibition Effects", Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, (2009)
  • P. A. Dowben, C. C. Ilie, and L. G. Rosa, ""Water Interactions with Crystalline Polymers with Large Dipole”", Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie-International Journal of Research in Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics, 222, 755-778 (2008)
  • M. J. Blaser, M. G. Dominguez-Bello, Z. Gao, M. A. Garcia-Amado, F. Godoy-Vitorino, J. I. Gordon, R. E. Ley, F. Michelangeli, H. Ortiz-Zuazaga, Z. Pei, and L. R. Pericchi, "Bacterial Community in the Crop of the Hoatzin, a Neotropical Folivorous Flying Bird.", Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74, 5905 (2008)
  • G. Barletta, B. Castillo , A. Ferrer, K. H. Griebenow, and R. J. Sola , "Effect of PEG modification on subtilisin Carlsberg activity, enantioselectivity, and structural dynamics in 1,4-dioxane.", Biotechnol. Bioeng. , 99, 9 (2008)
  • S. Giles, C. Hull, C. Kent, and P. Ortiz, "Formulation of a defined V8 medium for induction of sexual development of Cryptococcus neoformans", Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74, 6248 (2008)
  • J. G. Burgose, R. S. Katiyar, R. Singhal, and M. Torres, "LiMn1.8Mg0.2O4 spinel cathode material for Li ion rechargeable batteries", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), , 2, (2008)
  • R. Brito-Gómez, C. R. Cabrera, J. Castillo-Ramirez, T. L. Diaz-Ortiz, M. Malave-Leon, M. Rivera-Claudio, and R. J. Tremont, "Modification of Au surfaces using new ferrocene derivatives", Applied Surface Science, 254, 1587 (2008)
  • A. Acevedo and V. Florián-Algarín, "Rheology and Gelation Temperature of Aqueous Gelatin and Sodium Alginate Solutions", AIP Conference Proceedings, 1027(1), 618 (2008)
  • A. Acevedo and S. L. Avilés-Barreto, "Rheology of Nanoparticles Suspensions in Hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) Solutions", AIP Conference Proceedings, 1027(1), 764 (2008)
  • G. Barletta, B. Castillo, H. R. Cintron-Colon, K. H. Griebenow, I. Rivera-Rivera, J. A. Rodriguez-Martinez, and R. J. Sola, "Stabilization of alpha-chymotrypsin upon PEGylation correlates with reduced structural dynamics.", Biotechnol. Bioeng., 101, 1142 (2008)
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, R. E. 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", Electrochem. Solid State Lett, 11, A135 (2008)
  • E. Fachini, S. Jauregui, W. Jia, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and O. Vasquez, "Structural and Luminesence properties of nanocrystalline Eu3+ -doped Gd2O3", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 1074, 10 (2008)
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Martínez, and R. Palai, "Structural, dielectric, electric and ferroelectric properties of different routes derived of Ba1-xSrxTiO3 (BSTO) ceramics", 17th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 1, (2008)
  • J. Hwang, A. Parra-Palomino, O. J. Perales, R. Singhal, M. S. Tomar, and P. M. Voyles, "Structural, optical, and Magnetic Characterization of monodisperse Fe- Doped ZnO Nanocrystals", J. Appl. Phys, 103, 07D121 (2008)
  • F. Fachini, S. Jauregui-Rojas, W. Jia, O. J. Perales, M. S. Tomar, and O. Vasquez, "Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline EU3+ doped Gd2O3", NSTI-NanoTech, 1, 990 (2008)
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. Nieto, D. K. Pradhan, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, and R. Thomas, "Synthesis and electrochemical properties of Li(Ni0.8Co0.1Mn0.1)O2 cathode material: Ex situ structural analysis by Raman scattering and X-ray diffraction at various stages of charge-discharge process", Journal of Power Sources, 183, 761 (2008)
  • P. X. Feng, J. Lou, Z. Wang, and X. Wang, "WO3-x Nanorod Arrays Based Sensors with High Sensitivity and Quick Response for Detecting Pollutants", MRS 2008 Spring Meeting Proceedings:, 1080E/Semiconductor Nanowires -Growth, Physics, Devices and Applications, 1080-O15-18 , (2008)
  • K. Riley, "Ab Initio Studies of the Characteristics of Hydorgen Bonds Involving Aromatically Bound", International Journal of Quantum Chemistry,
  • R. E. Díaz, A. a. Haque, D. Porterfield, and M. Zuberi, "ELECTRICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A MICROELECTROPORATION BIOCHIP AND SINGLE CELL CURRENT DENSITIES MEASURED WITH THE 2-D SCANNING VIBRATING ELECTRODE TECHNOLOGY", Biomedical Microdevices,
  • K. Asmar, R. Katiyar, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "Electrochemical characterization of LiMn1.5Ni0.4Cr0.1O4 cathode material for high energy density Li ion battery", J. Electrochemical Soc.,
  • K. Asmar, R. Katiyar, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "Ex-situ XPS characterization of LiMn1.5Ni0.4Cr0.1O4 cathode materials at various charge and discharge states", Electrochemical and solid state letters,
  • R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and M. S. Tomar, "Li-ion Rechargeable Batterie based on LiFePO4: A comparative study on the nanostructured Composite Positive Electrode with two different carbon coating", ECS Transactions, 13,
  • R. S. Katiyar, R. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "LiMn1.8Mg0.2O4 spinel cathode materials for high rate capability Li ion rechargeable batteries", J. Phys. And Chem. of Solids,
  • K. Asmar, R. Katiyar, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "LiMn1.97Co0.03O4 cathode material for Li ion rechargeable batteries", . Power Sources,
  • K. Asmar, R. Katiyar, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Singhal, "LiMn2-xCuxO4 (0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0) cathode materials for high energy desity Li ion rechargeable batteries", Journal of Power Sources,
  • D. P. Abraham, . Balasubramanian, M. M. Furczonc, N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, and R. Thomas, "Morphology, Structure and Electrochemistry of solution-derived LiMn0.5-xCr2xNi0.5-xO2 for Li ion cells", J. Electrochem. Soc.,
  • R. S. Katiyar and R. Singhal, "Nanomaterials for Li ion battery applications", Renewable and Alternative Energies (Book),
  • C. Osorio and O. J. Perales, "Phase-Controlled Synthesis of Metastable Nanocrystalline Cobalt", NANOTECH,
  • F. M. Aliev, V. Dolidze, and I. J. Lopez, "Relaxation processes in polymers filled with nanoparticles", Journal of Non-Crytalline Solids,
  • N. K. Karan, R. S. Katiyar, A. Kumar, S. B. Majunder, J. J. Saavedra-Aries, M. K. Singh, R. Thomas, and M. S. Tomar, "Structural and electrochemical characterization of pure LiFePO4 and nano composite C- LiFePO4 cathodes for Li ion rechargeable batteries", Journal of Nanotechnology ,
  • D. Mazuera, O. J. Perales, and S. Singh, "Synthesis and Characterization of Polyimide-Cobalt Ferrite Nanocomposites. ", NANOTECH,
Competitive grants that have been approved (15) – Total: ,188,768
  • F. Carrero and C. Rinaldi. Non-Invasive Visualization and Manipulation of the Neuromuscular Junction, United States Department of Defense, ARO, 5 years, June 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 1,247.
  • M. M. Martínez. Development of a Scattering Characterization Technique to Study the Nucleation and Growth Mechanism of Supported Metals, Other, ACS Petroleum Research Fund, 2 years, June 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • M. Gómez, A. R. Mayol, E. Melendez-Ackerman, G. Morell, and L. Velazquez. From Hectares to Nanometers: GK-12 Multidisciplinary Explorations of Tropical Ecosystems and Functional Nanoscience, National Science Foundation, EHR, 5 years, May 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, [db/report_2008-2009.php],600,000.
  • K. H. Griebenow. Long-range Improvement of Chemistry Education at UPR-RP, United States Department of Education, MSEIP, 3 years, October 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 4,790.
  • A. Acevedo, Z. Iqbal, O. J. Perales, R. Romanach, and L. S. Taylor. MRI: Acquisition of NIR Chemical Imaging Spectrometer to Study Novel Organic Composites, National Science Foundation, MRI, 2 years, August 2008, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 5,975.
  • 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, Approved, 0,000.
  • A. Acevedo. Rheology and Modeling of Gelatin Formulations - Renewal, Other, INDUNIV, 1 year, July 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • R. G. Raptis. Mössbauer Spectroscopic Studies of Redox-Active Fe4O4 Cubanes, National Science Foundation, Chemistry, 2 years, July 2008, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,100.
  • P. X. Feng and G. Morell. Design and manufacturing large area, thick cBN films for high power energy device applications, National Science Foundation, DMR, 3 years, July 2007, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 8,000.
  • 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, Mayaguez, National Science Foundation, MRI, 3 years, September 2006, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 7,135.
  • G. Gutierrez, J. Hilt, A. M. Padovani, C. Rinaldi, M. Tomassone, and M. Torres. NIRT: Magnetically and Thermally Active Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment, National Science Foundation, NIRT, 4 years, September 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, jumi,150,000.
  • A. J. Hernández, C. Rinaldi, and O. Suarez. REU: Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers in Functional and Nanostructured Materials at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, National Science Foundation, REU, 3 years, August 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 9,000.
  • 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.
  • C. Rinaldi. CAREER: Response of Novel Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles to Time-Varying Magnetic Fields, National Science Foundation, CAREER, 5 years, February 2006, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 1,521.
  • R. S. Katiyar. nano-structured Spintronic materials for novel magneto-electronics devices, United States Department of Defense, DoD, 4 years, July 2005, Fully competitive, Single PI, Approved, 5,000.
Competitive grants that have been submitted and are pending approval (21) – Total: ,724,902
  • J. M. Rivera. Small Molecule self-assembly in aqueos media , National Institutes of Health, R01, 5 years, December 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, jumi,833,100.
  • O. Auciello, C. R. Cabrera, M. J. Guinel, Y. Ishikawa, J. Jellinek, M. Jose-Yacamán, G. Morell, R. G. Raptis, and G. Sandi. FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE OF NANOSTRUCTURED ELECTROCATALYSTS/ DIAMOND SUPPORTS FOR FUEL CELL APPLICATIONS, United States Department of Energy, Hydrogen, 3 years, October 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,900,000.
  • C. R. Cabrera. NOVEL ELECTROCHEMICAL SYNTHESIS AND ADVANCED ELECTRON MICROSCOPY CHARACTERIZATION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE FUEL CELL Pt-Co AND Pt-Ru NANOELECTROCATALYSTS ON HIGH SURFACE AREA CARBON, National Science Foundation, Sustainable Energy, 3 years, October 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 9,979.
  • O. J. Perales, F. Roman, and M. deJesus. Acquisition of a LC/MS (Q-TOF LC/MS), System for Interdisciplinary Research/Training for the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM), National Science Foundation, MRI, 0 years, September 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 8,915.
  • P. Ortiz. Development of target-specific antifungal peptides, National Science Foundation, BRIGE, 2 years, September 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 4,526.
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya. Theoretical studies of electronic conduction through molecular junctions: The effects of the electrodes electronic structure and dissipative effects, National Science Foundation, DMR, 3 years, September 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 0,000.
  • J. Velev. First principles calculation of oxygen vacancy mobility in solid-oxide fuel cells electrolyte materials, Other, THE PETROLEUM RESEARCH FUND - DOCTORAL NEW INVESTIGATOR PROPOSAL, 2 years, September 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 0,000.
  • R. Palai and J. Velev. Understanding of Growth and Interface Properties of GaN-based Magnetic Semiconductor Heterostructures, National Science Foundation, Electronic and Photonic Materials , 3 years, September 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 4,000.
  • F. A. Acosta, A. M. Padovani, P. Quintero, N. Sepúlveda, and O. M. Suarez. Acquisition of Nanoindentation System for the Enhancement of Interdisciplinary Research in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, National Science Foundation, MRI, 3 years, August 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 4,101.
  • G. Morell. Curricular Enhancements in Health Physics at the University of Puerto Rico, Other, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Education, 3 years, August 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 9,813.
  • V. I. Makarov, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner. Mechanistic Study of Sulfur-Assisted HFCVD of Diamond Films, National Science Foundation, CHEM, 3 years, August 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 6,592.
  • C. R. Cabrera, L. F. Fonseca, R. Furlan, G. Morell, L. G. Rosa, N. Sepúlveda, and J. Vedrine. MRI: Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope Nanolithography DPN 5000 System, National Science Foundation, DMR - MRI, 1 year, August 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 6,736.
  • A. Acevedo. BRIGE: Colloidal Dispersions in Liquid Crystalline Polymers as Novel Multifunctional Nanocomposites, National Science Foundation, BRIGE, 2 years, July 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 5,000.
  • A. Acevedo. Extrusion of Solid-Particle Loaded Biopolymer Strips, Other, INDUNIV, 1 year, July 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • L. F. Fonseca. EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL STUDIES OF MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SILICA NANORODS, National Science Foundation, Nano and Bio Mechanics, 3 years, July 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 6,167.
  • R. Palai. High Efficiency Stretchable Photovoltaic for Forces, United States Department of Defense, STTR, 1 year, June 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 0,000.
  • R. Palai. CAREER: Design and Fabrication of Thin Film Nanostructures for Spintronic Applications , National Science Foundation, CCREER, 5 years, March 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 0,000.
  • G. Lopez, J. Lopez Garriga, and M. Torres. Center for Crystallization and Chemical Structure , National Science Foundation, PIRE, 2 years, March 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, [db/report_2008-2009.php],000,000.
  • M. Pando, O. J. Perales, and R. Ramos. Tire derived aggregate as a sustainable retaining wall backfill , National Science Foundation, CBET, 0 years, March 2009, Fully competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,968.
  • A. M. Padovani, M. A. Pando, O. M. Suarez, and P. A. Sundaram. Establishment of a Surface Characterization Hub at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, United States Department of Defense, DURIP, 2 years, January 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 1,025.
  • L. G. Rosa. CAREER: Educational Outreach Spending Time with a Scientist and Research on Electronic and Absorption Properties of Polymer Nanostructure Surfaces and Interfaces, National Science Foundation, CBET - ITTP, 5 years, January 2009, Fully competitive, Single PI, Pending, 7,980.
Non-competitive grants that have been approved (23) – Total: ,880,747
  • J. M. Rivera and V. Rotello. Hierarchical assembly of functional materials using self-assembled dendrimers and nanoparticle composites , Other, UPR-UMASS JUNTO Program, 1 year, September 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000.
  • A. Acevedo, P. Ortiz, and C. Rinaldi. A Food Microbial Sensor to Support a Self-Sustaining Environment in Space, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Innovative Developments to Enhance Aerospace Education and Research Program , 1 year, May 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000.
  • R. Palai. Fabrication and Characterization of GaN-based Magnetic Semiconductor Superlattices for Spintronic Applications, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA PR Space Grant Consortium 2009-2010, 2 years, May 2009, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • P. Ortiz. Comprehensive Utilization of Coffee Processing Waste, Other, UPRM Research and Development Center BIOSEI Program, 2 years, January 2009, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • K. H. Griebenow. Chemical Protein Glycosylation, National Institutes of Health, NIGMS-MBRS, 4 years, January 2009, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 5,000.
  • 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, October 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • F. M. Aliev, C. R. Cabrera, L. F. Fonseca, K. H. Griebenow, A. J. Hernández, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, M. M. Martínez, A. R. Mayol, G. Morell, W. Otaño, R. G. Raptis, and B. R. Weiner. Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials (CANM) NASA University Research, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, URC, 5 years, October 2008, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000,000.
  • N. Cardona, A. J. Hernández, P. Kohl, A. M. Padovani, O. J. Perales, R. G. Raptis, C. Rinaldi, J. Santos, N. Sepúlveda, G. Serrano, D. Suleiman, O. M. Suárez, and M. Torres. Nanotechnology Center for Biomedical and Energy Driven Systems and Applications (NCBEDSA), National Science Foundation, CREST, 5 years, September 2008, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000,000.
  • L. Rivera, S. P. Singh, O. M. Suarez, and M. S. Tomar. Nanotechnology Center for Biomedical and Energy-Driven Systems and Applications, National Science Foundation, CREST, 5 years, September 2008, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, ,000,000.
  • O. Auciello, S. Bader, D. Bonnell, S. Desu, L. F. Fonseca, M. Gómez, S. Hong, Y. Ishikawa, R. S. Katiyar, V. Makarov, A. R. Mayol, 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 Nanostructures for Spintronics and Magnetoelectrics Applications, United States Department of Energy, EPSCoR, 3 years, September 2008, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, [db/report_2008-2009.php],245,000.
  • F. M. Aliev. Relaxation Processes and glass transitions in novel polymer nanocomposites, Other, FIPI, UPR, 2 years, August 2008, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, ,000.
  • R. Palai. Fabrication and Characterization of Nanostructured Devices, Other, Start-up, 2 years, July 2008, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • G. Morell and B. R. Weiner. Developing Research Expertise in Support of Space Exploration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR, 3 years, October 2007, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 5,000.
  • 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, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, jumi,350,000.
  • N. A. Zimbovskaya. Understanding the nature of the metallic state in conducting polymers..., United States Department of Defense, DoD Infrastructure support program for HBCU/MI, 3 years, November 2006, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 1,000.
  • G. Gutierrez, 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, ARO, 4 years, October 2006, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, 4,127.
  • 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, AFSOR, 3 years, October 2006, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • J. M. Rivera. Functional self-assembled nanostructures based on modified G-quadruplexes for biomcal applications, National Institutes of Health, Institutional Minority Training Grant AABRE program NCRR, 3 years, August 2006, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, 0,000.
  • P. Bhattacharya, R. S. Katiyar, S. Majumder, and C. Rinaldi. Design and development of Magnetoelectric composites for multifunctional devices, United States Department of Defense, DEPSCoR, 4 years, June 2006, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 3,620.
  • G. Gutierrez and O. J. Perales. Magnetocaloric Effect Using a Magnetic Monodisperse Nanofluid with a Low Curie Temperature for Electronic Cooling Applications , United States Department of Defense, HBCU, 3 years, June 2006, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Approved, 0,000.
  • R. S. Katiyar. Design and development of Novel nano-structured Active materials for multifunctional Applications, United States Department of Defense, DoD-HSI, 4 years, January 2006, Non-competitive, Single PI, Approved, 7,000.
  • G. Morell and B. R. Weiner. Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Consortium, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Space Grant, 5 years, April 2005, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Approved, [db/report_2008-2009.php],700,000.
  • O. J. Perales, C. Rinaldi, O. M. Suarez, M. S. Tomar, and O. N. Uwakweh. Synergetic partnership in research and education on functional and nanostructure materials, National Science Foundation, PREM, 5 years, July 2004, Sheltered, Single PI, Approved, [db/report_2008-2009.php],700,000.
Non-competitive grants that have been submitted and are pending approval (14) – Total: ,191,145
  • K. Riley. Wisconsin - Puerto Rico Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, National Science Foundation, Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, 2 years, January 2010, Sheltered, Single PI, Pending, 0,000.
  • A. J. Hernández, Y. Ishikawa, B. Luna, 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, October 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,350,000.
  • J. Chinea, J. Goodman, R. Green, L. Guild, S. Hunt, J. Lekki, V. Manian, E. Middleton,, G. Morell, S. Van Bloem, and M. Velez-Reyes. Hyperspectral imaging for biodiversity assessment of coastal and terrestrial ecosystems, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, EPSCoR, 3 years, October 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, jumi,350,000.
  • J. Lopez, O. J. Perales, C. Rinaldi, S. Singh, and M. Suarez. Partnership on Research and Education on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, National Science Foundation, PREM, 0 years, September 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,500,000.
  • M. Klein, W. Otaño, I. Ramos, and N. A. Zimbovskaya. PENN-UPR Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, National Science Foundation, PREM, 5 years, September 2009, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,500,000.
  • N. Cardona, M. C. Curet-Arana , U. Córdova, J. A. Dumesic, L. C. Fernández-Torres, S. H. Gellman, J. López-Garriga, M. Mavrikakis, P. F. Nealey, J. A. Pedersen, and J. J. de Pablo. Wisconsin - Puerto Rico Partnership for Research and Education in Materials [Wi(PR)EM], National Science Foundation, NSF PREM, 5 years, September 2009, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,500,000.
  • H. Ortiz-Zuazaga, D. Swanson, E. Tsymbal, and J. Velev. Collaborative Research: Adaptive Cyberinfrastructure for Computational Nanoscience, National Science Foundation, EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 , 3 years, September 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, [db/report_2008-2009.php],000,000.
  • J. Velev. Modeling of multifunctional heterostructures: electro- and magneto-resistive devices, Other, UPR - FIPI, 1 year, September 2009, Sheltered, Single PI, Pending, ,000.
  • L. F. Fonseca, M. A. Hines, R. D. Kirby, A. R. Mayol, G. Morell, L. G. Rosa, N. Sepúlveda, E. Y. Tsymbal, and J. Velev. University of Puerto Rico System PREM in Materials Research to Achieve Competitiveness and Promote Diversity in World-Class NSE, National Science Foundation, Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials , 5 years, September 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, ,500,000.
  • K. Belashchenko, B. Bockelman, Z. Chen, F. Choobineh, M. Gómez, Y. Ishikawa, H. Li, J. Lu, A. R. Mayol, H. Ortiz-Zuazaga, K. Riley, W. Srisa-an, D. Swanson, E. Tsymbal, J. Velev, X. Zeng, N. A. Zimbovskaya, and S. Zuloski-Benson. Collaborative Research: Adaptive Cyberinfrastructure for Computational Nanoscience, National Science Foundation, OIA - RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROV, 3 years, August 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, [db/report_2008-2009.php],627,400.
  • R. Reyes, L. G. Rosa, J. Sotero, J. Vedrine, W. lopez, and I. ramos. Technology Entrepreneurship Connect (TEC), Other, INTECO-WIRED, 1 year, August 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 8,351.
  • M. J. Guinel, S. Katar, G. Morell, and B. R. Weiner. Research and Education on High Performance Energy Storage Materials, United States Department of Defense, HBCU-MI, 3 years, August 2009, Non-competitive, Multiple PIs, Pending, 5,394.
  • C. Rinaldi and M. Torres. Effect of nanoparticle surface charge on cellular uptake kinetics, National Institutes of Health, R15, 2 years, March 2009, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, 5,000.
  • G. Lopez, J. Lopez-Garriga, and M. Torres. Structural and Computational Characterization of Tau and b-Amyloid Filament Formation, National Institutes of Health, R15, 2 years, March 2009, Sheltered, Multiple PIs, Pending, 5,000.
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    • Angelica Muniz
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    • Karem Martinez
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    • Gabriel Negron
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    • Omar Movil
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Aldo Acevedo (11)
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  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
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    • Bay Pantoja
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    • Deepak Varshney
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    • Aura Collazo-Ramos
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    • Eduardo Vega
    • Heftzy vazquez
  • 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
Luis F. Fonseca (8)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Omayra Aviles
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 6
    • Francisco Solá
    • Jennifer Carpena
    • Jesuan Betancourt
    • Luis Valentin
    • Marilin Perez
    • Samuel Martinez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Azlin Biaggi – July 2008
Luis G. Rosa (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 5
    • Emmanuel Utrearas
    • Freddy Wong
    • Jose Alvira
    • Rosette Gonzalez
    • Xenia Barbosa
  • 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 (8)
  • Undergraduate research students: 4
    • Alexandra Martinez
    • Jose A. Jimenez
    • Melyorise Sepulveda
    • Orlando Soto
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Karem Court
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Vanessa Ayala – December 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Carlos Pinzon
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Nilmarie Santos – May 2008
Maharaj S. Tomar (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
María M. Martínez (3)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • 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
Maxime Jean-Francois Guinel (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
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 (8)
  • Undergraduate research students: 6
    • Carmen P. Marquez
    • Crystal M. Rosado
    • Eduardo A. Marquez
    • Joany R. Hernandez
    • Jose G. Leon
    • Ronald Carrasquillo
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Darlene Z. Galloza
  • 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 (1)
  • Undergraduate research students: 0
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 1
    • Diego A. Aponte – December 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Oscar Juan Perales (18)
  • Undergraduate research students: 6
    • Christie Rodriguez
    • Coraly Sotomayor
    • Cristina Rodriguez
    • Gina Montes
    • Jose Cordero
    • Vanessa Rodriguez
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 5
    • David Mazuera
    • Glorimar Garcia
    • Marco Galvez
    • Silvana Urcia
    • Turner Vidal
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 3
    • Eric Calderon – May 2008
    • Segundo Jauregui – May 2008
    • Andres Velasco – December 2008
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 4
    • Celia Osorio
    • Sonia Bailon
    • Tatiana Luna
    • Yarilyn Cedeño
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Patricia Ortiz (9)
  • Undergraduate research students: 7
    • Belmarie Cruz
    • Javier Jose Díaz
    • Jeffrey Aquino
    • Jose Rodríguez
    • Juan C. Nieves
    • Magdy Marrero
    • Suehelay Acevedo
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • Nolberto Figueroa
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • María del Pilar Sierra
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Peter X. Feng (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 2
    • Belenni Diaz
    • Nesty Torres
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 3
    • BQ YAng
    • HX Zhang
    • XB Wang
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Ram S. Katiyar (19)
  • Undergraduate research students: 5
    • Jose Lopez
    • Karina Asmar
    • Lorain Torres
    • Preetesh Mirchandani
    • Reniel Calzada
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 1
    • William Pérez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 13
    • Arun Kumar
    • Dilsom Sanchez
    • Jose Liriano
    • Jose Saavedra
    • Kousik Samanta
    • Margarita Correa
    • Naba Kumar Karan
    • Nishit Murari
    • Nora Patricia Ortega
    • Ricardo Martínez
    • Sandra Dussan
    • Shojan Pullockaran Pavunny
    • William Pérez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Raphael G. Raptis (15)
  • Undergraduate research students: 3
    • Emily Robles
    • Jorge Torres
    • Veronica Diaz
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 10
    • Gada Suleiman
    • Idaliz Rodriguez
    • Karilys Gonzalez
    • Kenia Parga
    • Kennett I. Rivero
    • Lizmarie Rivera
    • Logesh Mathivathanan
    • Richard Rivera
    • Rubenier Montano
    • Soma Das
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 2
    • Marlyn Rivera – June 2008
    • Dalice Piñero – February 2009
Ratnakar Palai (5)
  • Undergraduate research students: 1
    • Milena Bobea
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Adriana M. Rivera
    • Manuel Emeric
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 2
    • Javier A. Wu
    • Melvin H. Rodriguez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Rubén E. Díaz (10)
  • Undergraduate research students: 8
    • Alexander Cartagena
    • Alexis Vega
    • Alvin O. Cruz
    • Fernando Carrero
    • Gabriel Atienza
    • Joaquin Ayala
    • Maria Figueroa
    • Mayra Artiles
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Daniel Paez
    • Manuel Lopez
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Wilfredo Otaño (10)
  • Undergraduate research students: 9
    • Darimar Hernández
    • Diana M. Rosario
    • Jasmine Figueroa
    • Jeannelis I. Rabassa
    • Orieliz Flores
    • Ramón L. Figueroa
    • Roberto A. Martínez
    • Sara Armaiz
    • Yaritza Figueroa
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 0
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 1
    • Diego Rodríguez
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Yasuyuki Ishikawa (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
Zhongfang Chen (4)
  • Undergraduate research students: 2
    • Keysha Melendez Cuadrado
    • Michael Lucking
  • Master's students currently under supervision: 2
    • Lu Wang
    • Peng Jin
  • Master's students that were conferred their degree: 0
  • Doctoral students currently under supervision: 0
  • Doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 0
Total (275)
  • Total of undergraduate research students: 117
    • Non-USA citizens: 0
      • Females: 0
      • Males: 0
    • USA citizens: 117
      • Females: 69
      • Males: 48
  • Total of master students currently under mentorship: 32
    • Non-USA citizens: 11
      • Females: 4
      • Males: 7
    • USA citizens: 21
      • Females: 7
      • Males: 14
  • Total of master students that were conferred their degree: 6
    • Non-USA citizens: 3
      • Females: 0
      • Males: 3
        • Diego A. Aponte – December 2008
        • Andres Velasco – December 2008
        • Segundo Jauregui – May 2008
    • USA citizens: 3
      • Females: 2
        • Vanessa Ayala – December 2008
        • María Del Carmen Rivera – May 2009
      • Males: 1
        • Eric Calderon – May 2008
  • Total of doctoral students currently under mentorship: 114
    • Non-USA citizens: 53
      • Females: 16
      • Males: 37
    • USA citizens: 61
      • Females: 35
      • Males: 26
  • Total of doctoral students that were conferred their degree: 6
    • Non-USA citizens: 0
      • Females: 0
      • Males: 0
    • USA citizens: 6
      • Females: 6
        • Dalice Piñero – February 2009
        • Marlyn Rivera – June 2008
        • Azlin Biaggi – July 2008
        • Germarie Sánchez – May 2009
        • Lenibel Santiago – May 2009
        • Nilmarie Santos – May 2008
      • Males: 0
  • Total that are not United States citizens: 67
  • Total that are United States citizens: 208
  • Total of female students: 118
  • Total of male students: 157
Books
Books published (1)
  • Z. Chen, X. Gao, D. Jiang, and S. Nagase (2009) "Properties of pi-electrons in Graphene Nanoribbons and Nanograpenes." Wudl, F.; Nagase, S.; Akasaka, T. Wiley-Blackwell.
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