Recent Faculty Publications

For publications prior to 1/1/2015, please see the individual faculty member pages (“CBE Department”>”Faculty/Staff”).

Cochran, Eric – Associate Professor

Ashley Buss; Joseph Podolsky; R. Christopher Williams; Eric Cochran. “Investigation of Isosorbide Distillation Bottoms as a Bio-Based Warm-Mix Additive”. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 04015153, September, 2015.

Haisheng Peng; Xiaoying Liu; Guangtian Wang; Minghui Li; Kaitlin M Bratlie; Eric W Cochran; and Qun Wang. “Polymeric Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Theranostics”. J. Mater. Chem. B. 3(34), 6856-6870, July, 2015.

Chaoqun Zhang; Mengguo Yan; Eric Cochran; Michael R. Kessler. “Biorenewable polymers based on acrylated epoxidized soybean oil and methacrylated vanillin”. Materials Today Commuications. 5, 18-22, December, 2015.

(Invited) Ross E. Behling; Sri-Harsha Kalluru; Eric W. Cochran. “Morphological and Mechanical Behavior Of Montmorillonite Grafted Block Copolymer Brushes”. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 54(2), 353-361, November, 2015.

Joeseph Podolsky; Jesse Studer; R. Christopher Williams and Eric W. Cochran. “Low Temperature Performance of Bio-Derived/Chemical Additives in Warm Mix Asphalt”. ASCE Cold Regions Engineering. 241-251, July, 2015.

Nacú Hernández, Mengguo Yan, R. Christopher Williams, Eric W. Cochran. “Thermoplastic Elastomers from Vegetable Oils via Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization” In HN Cheng, Richard Gross (Ed.), Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis (pp. 183-199). Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. ISBN 9780841230651.

Lee M. Trask, Nacú Hernández and Eric W. Cochran. “Block Copolymers” In Eugene M. Terentjev, David A. Weitz (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Soft Condensed Matter (pp. 271-332). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199667925.

Fana Teffera, Michael J. Forrester, Eric W. Cochran. “Biobased Polyethers” In Samy Madbouly, Chaoqun Zhang, Michael Kessler (Ed.), Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites (pp. 87-98). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. ISBN 9780323358330.

Glatz, Charles – University Professor (Retired)

Marti, M.E., Colonna, W.J., Reznik, G., Pynn, M., Jarrell, K., Lamsal, B., Glatz, C.E., Biochem. Engr. J., 95; 48-55, 2015. Production of fatty-acyl-glutamate biosurfactant by Bacillus subtilis on soybean co-products.

Haman, Karen – Lecturer

Houang, E. M.; Haman, K. J.; Filareto, A.; Perlingeiro, R. C.; Bates, F. S.; Lowe, D. A.; Metzger, J. M. Membrane-stabilizing copolymers confer marked protection to dystrophic skeletal muscle in vivo. Mol. Ther. – Methods Clin. Dev. 2015, 2 (15042).

Hebert, Kurt – Professor

Ӧ. Ӧ. Çapraz, P. Shrotriya, P. Skeldon, G.E. Thompson and K.R. Hebert, “Factors Controlling Stress Generation during the Initial Growth of Porous Anodic Aluminum Oxide,” Electrochim. Acta, 159, 16-22 (2015).

Ö. Ö. Çapraz, P. Shrotriya, P. Skeldon, G. E. Thompson and K R. Hebert, “Role of Oxide Stress in the Initial Growth of Self-Organized Porous Anodic Aluminum Oxide,” Electrochimica Acta 167, 404-411 (2015).

K. R. Hebert, “Trapping of Hydrogen Absorbed in Aluminum during Corrosion,Electrochimica Acta 168, 199-205 (2015).

J. W. Shin, G. R. Stafford and K. R. Hebert, “Stress in Aluminum Induced by Hydrogen Absorption During Cathodic Polarization,” Corros. Sci. 98, 366-371 (2015).

Hillier, Andrew – Professor & Reginald R. Baxter Endowed Department Chair

J.W. Petefish and A.C. Hillier, “Multi-pitched Diffraction Gratings for Surface Plasmon Resonance-Enhanced Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy,” Analytical Chemistry, 87(21), 10862-10870 (2015).

Y. Chen, M. Elshobaki, R. Gebhardt, S. Bergeson, J.-M. Park, A. C. Hillier, K.-M. Ho, R. Biswas and S. Chaudhary,. “Reducing Optical Losses In Organic Solar Cells Using Microlens Arrays: Theoretical-Experimental Investigation Of Microlens Dimensions,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 3723-3730 (2015).

J. Wang, J. Petefish, A.C. Hillier, I.C. Schneider, “Epitaxially Grown Collagen Fibers Reveal Diversity in Contact Guidance Behavior among Cancer Cells,” Langmuir, 31, 307-314 (2015).

Jarboe, Laura – Associate Professor

Zaigao Tan, Jong Moon Yoon, David R. Nielsen, Jacqueline V. Shanks, Laura R. Jarboe, “Membrane engineering via trans unsaturated fatty acids production improves Escherichia coli robustness and production of biorenewables,” Metabolic Engineering, Vol. 35, May 2016, Pages 105-113

Martha R. Zwonitzer,* Michelle L. Soupir, Laura R. Jarboe, Douglas R. Smith, “Quanifying Attachment and Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli from Conventional and Organic Swine Manure,” Journal of Environmental Quality, February 12, 2016

Jieni Lian, Jinlyung Choi, Yee Shiean Tan, Adina Howe, Zhiyou Wen, Laura R. Jarboe, “Identification of Soil Microbes Capable of Utilizing Cellobiosan,” PLOS ONE (2016)

J. Lian, R. McKenna, M.R. Rover, D.R. Nielsen, Z. Wen, L.R. Jarboe* “Production of Biorenewable Styrene: Utilization of Biomass-Derived Sugars and Insights into Toxicity”, Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (2016)

Y. Shen, L. Jarboe, R.C. Brown, Z. Wen* “A thermochemical-biological hybrid processing of lignocellulosic biomass for producing fuels and chemicals” Biotechnology Advances 33(8):1799-813 (2015)

John Paul Bacik, Justin R. Klesmith, Timothy A. Whitehead, Laura R. Jarboe, Clifford J. Unkefer, Brian L. Mark and Ryszard Michalczyk, “Producing Glucose-6-Phosphate from Cellulosic Biomass: Structural Insights into Levoglucosan Bioconversion,” The Journal of Biological Chemistry, first published Sept. 9, 2015.

Liam A. Royce, Jong Moon Yoon, Yingxi Chen, Emily Richenbach, Jacqueline V. Shanks, Laura R. Jarboe, “Evolution for exogenous octanoic acid tolerance improves carboxylic acid production and membrane integrity,” Metabolic Engineering 29 (2015) 180-188.

Y. Fu, J.M. Yoon, L. Jarboe, J. Shanks,* “Metabolic Flux Analysis of Escherichia coli MG1655 under Octanoic Acid (C8) Stress” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2015

Xuefei Zhao, Kirsten Davis, Robert Brown, Laura Jarboe, Zhiyou Wen, “Alkaline treatment for detoxification of acetic acid-rich pyrolytic bio-oil for microalgae fermentation: Effects of alkaline species and the detoxification mechanisms,” ScienceDirect Biomass and Bioenergy 80, 203-212 (2015)

C. Liao, X. Liang, M.L. Soupir, L.R. Jarboe, “Cellular, particle and environmental parameters influencing attachment in surface waters: a review,” Journal of Applied Microbiology, Early View. Published online 28 June, 2015.

Janja Trček, Nuno Pereira Mira, Laura R. Jarboe, “Adaptation and tolerance of bacteria against acetic acid,” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, August 2015, Volume 99, Issue 15, pp. 6215-6229.

Johnson, Duane – F. Wendell Miller Professor of Energy Services, Chemical and Biological Engineering (Courtesy); Materials Science and Engineering; Physics (Courtesy)

*Teck L. Tan, Lin-Lin Wang, Jia Zhang, Duane D. Johnson, and Kewu Bai, “Platinum Nanoparticle During Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution: Adsorbate Distribution, Active Reaction Species, and Size Effect,” ACS Catalysis 5, 2376-2383 (2015).

Lin-Lin Wang, Teck L. Tan, and Duane D. Johnson, “Nanoalloy Electrocatalysis: Simulating Cyclic Voltammetry from Configurational Thermodynamics with Adsorbates,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2015), Accepted in themed volume for “Recent advances in the chemical physics of nanoalloys”

Nikolai A. Zarkevich and D.D. Johnson, “Nudged-Elastic Band method using double-climbing images: finding transition states in complex energy landscapes,” The Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 024106 (2015).

Lamm, Monica – Associate Professor

Jamieson, J. M. Shaw, N. Nocente, M. H. Lamm, C. E. Brewer, G. Miller, Q. Zhu, K. Altaii, O. Pierrakos, J. Bennedsen, “Flipping Engineering,” in The Flipped College Classroom: Conceptualized and Reconceptualized, Eds. L. Santos Green, J. R. Banas. R. A. Perkins, Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations (2017).

Li, Wenzhen – Richard Seagrave Associate Professor

Xiaotong Chadderdon, David Chadderdon, Toni Pfennig, Brent Shanks and Wenzhen Li*, Paired Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation and Oxidation of 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural for Efficient Production of Biomass-derived Monomers, Green Chemistry, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02264C.

Kwiyong Kim, Yifu Chen, Jong-In Han, Hyung Chul Yoon, and Wenzhen Li*, Lithium-mediated Ammonia Synthesis from Water and Nitrogen: A Membrane-free Approach Enabled by Immiscible Aqueous/Organic Hybrid Electrolyte System, Green Chemistry, 2019, 21, 3839–3845, DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01338E.

David J. Chadderdon, Li-Pin Wu, Zachary A. McGraw, Matthew G. Panthani*, Wenzhen Li*, Heterostructured Bismuth Vanadate/Cobalt Phosphate Photoelectrodes Promote TEMPO-Mediated Oxidation of 5 Hydroxymethyl-furfural,  ChemElectroChem, 2019, 6, 3387– 3392. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201900482.  

Yang Qiu, Le Xin, Yawei Li, Ian T. McCrum, Fangmin Guo, Tao Ma, Yang Ren, Qi Liu, Lin Zhou, Shuang Gu, Michael J Janik, Wenzhen Li*,  BCC-Phased PdCu Alloy as a Highly Active Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Oxidation in Alkaline Electrolytes,  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08356.
Xiaotong H. Chadderdon, David J Chadderdon, John E Matthiesen, Yang Qiu, Jack M. Carraher, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, and Wenzhen Li, “Mechanisms of Furfural Reduction on Metal Electrodes: Distinguishing Pathways for Selective Hydrogenation of Bioderived Oxygenates,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139 (40), pp 14120-14128.

Neeva Benipal, Ji Qi, Ryan F. McSweeney, Changhai Liang, Wenzhen Li, “Electrostatic oxidation of meso-erythritol in anion-exchange membrane alkaline fuel cell on PdAg/CNT catalyst,” Journal of Power Sources, 2017,

Neeva Benipal, Ji Qi, Qi Liu, Wenzhen Li, “Carbon Nanotube Supported PdAg Nanoparticles for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Glycerol in Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells,” Applied Catalysis B: Enviromental, March 10, 2017.

Neeva Benipal, Ji Qi, Jacob C. Gentile, Wenzhen Li, “Direct Glycerol Fuel Cell with Polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) Thin Film Separator, Renewable Energy, 2017, 105, pp. 647-655

Yang Qiu, Le Xin, Fan Jia, Jian Xie, Wenzhen Li, “Three-Dimensional Phosphorus-droped Graphitic-C3N4 Self-assembly with NH2-functionalized Carbon Composite Materials for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction,” Langmuir, 2016, doi:10.102/acs.langmuir.6b02498.

Neeva Benipal, Ji Qi, Patrick A. Johnston, Jacob C. Gentile, Robert C. Brown, Wenzhen Li, Fuel, “Direct fast pyrolysis oil fuel cell,” Fuel, 2016, doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.091.

Le Xin, Fan Yang, Somaye Rasouli, Yang Qiu, Zhe-Fei Li, Aytekin Uzunoglu, Cheng-Jun Sun, Yuzi Liu, Paulo Ferreira, Wenzhen Li, Yang Ren, Lia A Stanciu, Jian Xie, “Understanding Pt nanoparticle anchoring on graphene supports through surface functionalization,” ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 2642-2653.

Ji Qi, Neeva Benipal, Changhai Liang, Wenzhen Li*, “PdAg/CNT Catalyzed Alcohol Oxidation Reaction for High-Performance Anion Exchange Membrane Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell (Alcohol = Methanol, Ethanol, Ethylene Glycol and Glycerol),” Applied Catalysis B Environmental, 2016,199, 494-503.

Yang Qiu, Jiajie Huo, Fan Jia, Brent. H. Shanks, Wenzhen Li, “N- and S- Doped Mesoporous Carbon as Metal-Free Cathode Catalysts for Direct Biorenewable Alcohol Fuel Cells,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5TA06039G

David Chadderdon, Le Xin, Ji Qi, Brian Brady, Julie Miller, Kai Sun, Michael Janik, Wenzhen Li, “Selective Oxidation of 1,2-Propanediol in Alkaline Anion-Exchange Membrane Electrocatalytic Flow Reactors: Experimental and DFT Investigations,” ACS Catalysis, 2015.

Ji Qi, Neeva Benipal, David J. Chadderdon, Jiajie Huo, YiboJiang, Yang Qiu,, Xiaotong Han, Yun Hang Hu, Brent H. Shanks, Wenzhen Li*, “Carbon nanotubes as catalysts for direct carbohydrazide fuel cells,” Carbon, 2015, in press, doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2015.03.029.

Xin Di, Zhengfeng Shao, Chuang Li, Wenzhen Li, Changhai Liang, “Hydrogenation of succinic acid over supported rhenium catalysts prepared by the microwave-assisted thermolytic method,” Catalysis Science and Technology, 2015, in press, DOI: 10.1029/C5CY00004A.!divAbstract

Ji Qi, Neeva Benipal, Hui Wang, David J. Chadderdon, Yibo Jiang, Wei Wei, Yun Hang Hu*, Wenzhen Li*, “Metal-Catalyst-Free Carbohydrozazide Fuel Cells with Three-Demensional Graphene Anodes,” ChemSusChem, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201403032.

Wenzhen Li*, Anode catalysts for low temperature direct alcohol fuel cells, in Materials for Low-Temperature Fuel Cells, John Wiley & Sons, 2015, Chapter 4, 69-110.

Ji Qi, Neeva Benipal, Hui Wang, David J. Chadderdon, Yibo Jiang, Wei Wei, Prof. Yun Hang Hu, Wenzhen Li, “Metal-Catalyst-Free Carbohydrazide Fuel Cells with Three-Dimensional Graphene Anodes,” ChemSusChem, Vol. 8, Issue 7, p. 1288, April 13, 2015 (Back Cover Story). DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201500234.

Reilly, Peter J. – Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Reilly, P. J., and C. Rovira. Computational Studies of Glycoside, Carboxylic Ester, and Thioester Hydrolase Mechanisms – A Review. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 10138 (2015).

Reilly, P. J. Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids. AOCS Lipid Library, American Oil Chemists’ Society, Urbana, IL. 2015.

Carvalho, C. C., N. N. Phan, Y. Chen, and P. J. Reilly. Carbohydrate Binding Module Tribes. Biopolymers, 103, 203–214 (2015), Wiley Periodicals.

Phan, N. N., Y. K. Lee, and P. J. Reilly. Fatty Acid Synthesis Enzyme Clans. Biotechnol. Lett., 37, 417–427 (2015). Springer.

Cantu, D. C., A. Ardèvol, C. Rovira, and P. J. Reilly. Molecular Mechanism of a HotDog-fold Acyl-CoA Thioesterase. Chem. Eur. J., 20, 9045 (2014).

Hill, A. D., and P. J. Reilly. Chapter 27. Scoring Functions for AutoDock. Molecular Methods in Biochemistry. M. Frank and T. Lüttke, eds. Part III – Structural Bioinformatics. Springer.

Nigel F. Reuel, Assistant Professor

Reuel, N.F., et al., Hydrolytic Enzymes as (Bio)-Logic for Wireless and Chipless Biosensors. ACS Sensors, 2016. 1(4): p. 348-353.

Nelson, J.T., et al., Mechanism of immobilized protein A binding to immunoglobulin G on nanosensor array surfaces. Analytical chemistry, 2015. 87(16): p. 8186-8193.

Zhang, J., et al., A Rapid, Direct, Quantitative, and Label‐Free Detector of Cardiac Biomarker Troponin T Using Near‐Infrared Fluorescent Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotube Sensors. Advanced healthcare materials, 2014. 3(3): p. 412-423.

Reuel, N.F., Label-free Carbon Nanotube Sensors for Glycan and Protein Detection. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2014.

Paulus, G.L., et al., A graphene-based physiometer array for the analysis of single biological cells. Scientific reports, 2014. 4.

Mu, B., et al., Recent advances in molecular recognition based on nanoengineered platforms. Accounts of chemical research, 2014. 47(4): p. 979-988.

Landry, M.P., et al., Experimental tools to study molecular recognition within the nanoparticle corona. Sensors, 2014. 14(9): p. 16196-16211.

Kruss, S., et al., Neurotransmitter detection using corona phase molecular recognition on fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotube sensors. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014. 136(2): p. 713-724.

Giraldo, J.P., et al., Plant nanobionics approach to augment photosynthesis and biochemical sensing. Nature materials, 2014. 13(4): p. 400-408.

Reuel, N.F., et al., Emergent properties of nanosensor arrays: applications for monitoring igg affinity distributions, weakly affined hypermannosylation, and colony selection for biomanufacturing. Acs Nano, 2013. 7(9): p. 7472-7482.

Kruss, S., et al., Carbon nanotubes as optical biomedical sensors. Advanced drug delivery reviews, 2013. 65(15): p. 1933-1950.

Iverson, N.M., et al., In vivo biosensing via tissue-localizable near-infrared-fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotubes. Nature nanotechnology, 2013. 8(11): p. 873-880.

Reuel, N.F., et al., Nanoengineered glycan sensors enabling native glycoprofiling for medicinal applications: towards profiling glycoproteins without labeling or liberation steps. Chemical Society Reviews, 2012. 41(17): p. 5744-5779.

Reuel, N.F., et al., Three-dimensional tracking of carbon nanotubes within living cells. Acs Nano, 2012. 6(6): p. 5420-5428.

Reuel, N.F., et al., NoRSE: noise reduction and state evaluator for high-frequency single event traces. Bioinformatics, 2012. 28(2): p. 296-297.

Mu, B., et al., A structure–function relationship for the optical modulation of phenyl boronic acid-grafted, polyethylene glycol-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of the American
Chemical Society, 2012. 134(42): p. 17620-17627.

Ulissi, Z.W., et al., Applicability of birth–death markov modeling for single-molecule counting using single-walled carbon nanotube fluorescent sensor arrays. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2011. 2(14): p. 1690-1694.

Shih, C.-J., et al., Bi-and trilayer graphene solutions. Nature nanotechnology, 2011. 6(7): p. 439-445.

Sangermano, M., et al., Semiconducting Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Radical Photoinitiators. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2011. 212(14): p. 1469-1473.

Reuel, N.F., et al., Transduction of glycan–lectin binding using near-infrared fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotubes for glycan profiling. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011. 133(44): p. 17923-17933.

Kim, J.-H., et al., Single-molecule detection of H2O2 mediating angiogenic redox signaling on fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotube array. Acs Nano, 2011. 5(10): p. 7848-7857.

Heller, D.A., et al., Peptide secondary structure modulates single-walled carbon nanotube fluorescence as a chaperone sensor for nitroaromatics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011. 108(21): p. 8544-8549.

Boghossian, A.A., et al., The chemical dynamics of nanosensors capable of single-molecule detection. The Journal of chemical physics, 2011. 135(8): p. 084124.

Boghossian, A.A., et al., Near‐Infrared Fluorescent Sensors based on Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Life Sciences Applications. ChemSusChem, 2011. 4(7): p. 848-863.

Ahn, J.-H., et al., Label-free, single protein detection on a near-infrared fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotube/protein microarray fabricated by cell-free synthesis. Nano letters, 2011. 11(7): p. 2743-2752.

Zhang, J., et al., Single molecule detection of nitric oxide enabled by d (AT) 15 DNA adsorbed to near infrared fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010. 133(3): p. 567-581.

James, C.D., et al., High-efficiency magnetic particle focusing using dielectrophoresis and magnetophoresis in a microfluidic device. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2010. 20(4): p. 045015.

Reuel, N.F., Development of the MD Ring: A Micro-passive Glucose Sensor for Diabetics. 2008, Brigham Young University.

James, C.D., et al., Impedimetric and optical interrogation of single cells in a microfluidic device for real-time viability and chemical response assessment. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2008. 23(6): p. 845-851.

James, C.D., et al., A Portable Bead-Based Detection System with Integrated Magnetic Preconcentration and Dielectrophoretic Multichannel Cytometry. 2008, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States).

Shanks, Jacqueline V.  – Manley Hoppe Professor

Chun Yao Li, Alex L Leopold, Guy W Sander, Jacqueline V Shanks, Le Zhao, Susan I Gibson, “CrBPF1 overexpression alters transcript levels of terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthetic and regulatory genes,” Frontiers in Plant Science, o1 October 2015.

Liam A. Royce, Jong Moon Yoon, Yingxi Chen, Emily Richenbach, Jacqueline V. Shanks, Laura R. Jarboe, “Evolution for exogenous octanoic acid tolerance improves carboxylic acid production and membrane integrity,” Metabolic Engineering 29 (2015) 180-188.

Schneider, Ian – Associate Professor

Wang, J., Petefish, J., Hillier, A., Schneider, I.C. Epitaxially Grown Collagen Fibrils Reveal Diversity in Contact Guidance Behavior among Cancer Cells. Langmuir. 31(1): 307-314.

Shao, Zengyi – Assistant Professor

Suastegui*, J. E. Matthiesen*, J. M. Carraher, N. Hernandez, N. R. Quiroz, A. Okerlund, E. W. Cochran, Z. Shao†, and J.-P. Tessonnier†, “Combining Metabolic Engineering and Electrocatalysis: Application to the Production of Polyamides from Sugar”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55, 2368-2373, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201509653 (2016, the front cover).

Zhao*, Y. Huang*, M. Cao, J. F. McClelland, Z. Shao, and M. Lu†, “Photoacoustic Immunoassay Using Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Protein Analysis“, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 85, 261-266, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2016.05.028 (2016).

Suastegui, W. Guo, X. Feng†, and Z. Shao†, “Investigating Strain Dependency in the Production of Aromatic Compounds in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 113(12), 2676-2685, DOI: 10.1002/bit.26037 (2016).

Suastegui and Z. Shao†, “Yeast Factories for Production of Aromatic Compounds: from Building Blocks to Plant Secondary Metabolites”, Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 43(11), 611-1624, DOI: 10.1007/s10295-016-1824-9 (2016).

Gao, M. Cao, M. Suastegui, J. Walker, N. R. Quiroz, Y. Wu, D. Tribby, A. Okerlund, L. Stanley, J. V. Shanks and Z. Shao†, “Innovating a Nonconventional Yeast Platform for Producing Shikimic Acid as the Building Block of High-value Aromatics”, ACS Synthetic Biology, DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00132 (2016).

Matthiesen, M. Suastegui, Y. Wu, M. Viswanathan, Y. Qu, M. Cao, N. Rodriguez-Quiroz, A. Okerlund, G. Kraus, R. Raman, Z. Shao, and J.-P.Tessonnier†, “Electrochemical Conversion of Biologically-Produced Muconic Acid: Key Considerations for Scale-up and Corresponding Technoeconomic Analysis”, ACS Sustainable Chemical Engineering, 4 (12), 7098–7109, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01981 (2016).

Suastegui, M. Gao, and Z. Shao†, “Pathway Assembly and Optimization”, Biotechnologies for Biofuel Production and Optimization, 1st Edition, Elsevier, 139-164 (2016).

Zhao, Z. Shao, and J. V. Shanks†, “Chapter 8 Anti-cancer Drugs”, Industrial Biotechnology: Products and Processes, Wiley-VCH, volume 4, 239-270 (2016).

Vigil, R. Dennis – Professor

X. Gao, B. Kong, and R. D. Vigil, “Characteristic time scales of mixing, mass transfer, and biomass growth in a Taylor vortex algal photobioreactor,” Bioresource Technology, 198, 283-291(2015). doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.09.013

X. Gao, B. Kong, M. Ramezani, M. G. Olsen, and R. D. Vigil, “An Adaptive Model for Gas-Liquid Mass Transfer in a Taylor Vortex Reactor,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 91, 433-445 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.07.125

M. Ramezani, B. Kong, X. Gao, M. G. Olsen, and R. D. Vigil, “Experimental measurement of oxygen mass transfer and bubble size distribution in an air-water multiphase Taylor-Couette vortex reactor,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 279, 286-296 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.cej.2015.05.007

M. Ramezani, B. Kong, X. Gao, M. G. Olsen, and R. D. Vigil, “Experimental measurement of oxygen mass transfer and bubble size distribution in an air-water multiphase Taylor-Couette vortex reactor,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 279, 286-296 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.cej.2015.05.007

X. Gao, B. Kong, and R. D. Vigil, “CFD investigation of bubble effects on Taylor-Couette flow patterns in the weakly turbulent vortex regime,” Chemical Engineering Journal, 270, 508-518 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.cej.2015.02.061

Wang, Qun – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Haisheng Peng, Xiaoying Liu, Guangtian Wang, Minghui Li, Kaitlin M Bratlie, Eric Cochran, Qun Wang*. Polymeric Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Theranostics. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2015, 3(34): 6856-6870.!divAbstract

Qun Wang, Hao Cheng, Haisheng Peng, Hao Zhou, Peter Y. Li, Robert Langer. Non-genetic Engineering of Cells for Drug Delivery and Cell-based Therapy. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.

Haisheng Peng, Chao Wang, Xiaoyang Xu, Chenxu Yu, and Qun Wang*. An Intestinal Trojan Horse for Gene Delivery. Nanoscale 2015, 7(10): 4354-4360. (Featured as front cover) Nanoscale Front Cover

Ufuoma Ikoba, Haisheng Peng, Haichun Li, Cathy Miller, Chenxu Yu and Qun Wang*. Nanocarriers in Therapy of Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases. Nanoscale 2015, 7(10): 4291-4305.

Haisheng Peng, Nitya Poovaiah, Michael Forrester, Eric Cochran, and Qun Wang*. Ex vivo Culture of Primary Intestinal Stem Cells in Collagen Gels and Foams. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2015, 1(1): 37-42.

Fangfang Song, Xiaoqiong Li, Qun Wang, Liqiong Liao, Chao Zhang. Nanocomposite Hydrogels and Their Applications in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 2015, 11(1): 40-52.

Yingfei Zhan, Wen Zeng, Guoxia Jiang, Qun Wang, Xiaowen Shi, Zhehao Zhou, Hongbing Deng, Yumin Du. Construction of lysozyme exfoliated rectorite-based electrospun nanofibrous membranes for bacterial inhibition. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2015, 132(8): 41496-41505.

Wu, Yue – Associate Professor, Herbert L. Stiles Associate Professor

Dr. Biao Xu, Tianli Feng, Matthias T. Agne, Prof. Dr. Lin Zhou, Prof. Dr. Xiulin Ruan, Prof. Dr. G. Jeffrey Snyder, Prof. Dr. Yue Wu, “Highly Porous Thermoelectric Nanocomposites with Low Thermal Conductivity and High Figure of Merit from Large-Scale Solution-Synthesized Bi2Te2.5Se0.5 Hollow Nanostructures,” Angewandte Chemie, Vol. 56, Issue 6, February 1, 2017.

Biao Xu, Matthias T. Agne, Tianli Feng, Thomas C. Chasapis, Xiulin Ruan, Yilong Zhou, Haimei Zheng, Je-Hyeong Bahk, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Gerald Jeffrey Snyder, Yue Wu, “Nanocomposites from Solution-Synthesized PbTe-BiSbTe Nanoheterostructure with Unity Figure of Merit at Low-Medium Temperatures (500–600 K), ” Advanced Materials, Vol. 29, Issue 3, January 25, 2017.

Yang, Haoran; Bahk, Je-Hyeong; Day, Tristan; Mohammed, Amr M. S.; Snyder, G. Jeffrey; Shakouri, Ali; Wu, Yue,* “Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties in Bulk Nanowire Heterostructure Based Nanocomposites through Minority Carrier Blocking”, Nano Letters, 2015, 15, 1349-1355.

Finefrock, Scott W.; Zhu, Xiaoqin; Sun, Yanming; Wu, Yue, “Flexible prototype thermoelectric devices based on Ag2Te and PEDOT:PSS coated nylon fibre,” Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 5598-5602. DOI: 10.1039/C5NR00058K!divAbstract