CHME student first-author publications


  1. Nasser Khazeni, Reza Foudazi, Abbas Ghassemi, Zn (NH3)(CO3) inorganic helical framework for selective separation of carbon dioxide, Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 369-375, 2016
  2. Chen Kuang, Sahar Qavi, Reza Foudazi, Double-Stage Phase Separation in Dynamically Asymmetric Ternary Polymer Blends, RSC Advances, 6, 92104-92114, 2016
  3. Meng Zhou, Joshua Catanach, Joshua Gomez, Stephanie Richins, and Shuguang Deng, “Effects of Nanoporous Carbon Derived from Microalgae and Its CoO Composite on Capacitance,” Applied Materials and Interfaces, Accepted for publication on September 16, 2016
  4. Bo Yang and Thomas A. Manz, “Computationally designed tandem direct selective oxidation using molecular oxygen as oxidant without coreductant,” RSC Advances, 6, 88189-88215 (2016).
  5. Bin Yuan, Jun Wang,  Yingxi Chen, Xiaofei Wu, Hongmei Luo and Shuguang Deng “Unprecedented performance of N-doped activated hydrothermal carbon towards C2H6/CH4, CO2/CH4, and CO2/H2 separation”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 2263–2276 (2016).
  6. Harvind Kumar Reddy, Tapaswy Muppaneni, Sundaravadivelnathan Ponnusamy, Nilusha Sudasinghe, Ambica Pegallapati, Thinesh Selvarathnam, Mark Seger, Barry Dungan, Nagamany Nirmalakhandan, Tanner Schaub, Omar Holguin, Peter Lammers, Wayne Voorhies, and Shuguang Deng  “Temperature Effect on Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Nannochloropsis  Galditana and Chlorella Sorokiniana” Applied Energy, 165, 943-951 (2016).
  7. Meng Zhou, Yuling Li, Il Jeon|, Qinghua Yi, Xuebin Zhu, Xianwu Tang, Haiyan Wang,Ling Fei, Yuping Sun, Shuguang Deng, Yutaka Matsuo, Hongmei Luo, Guifu Zou, “Enhancement of Low-field Magnetoresistance in Self-Assembled Epitaxial La0.67Ca0.33MnO3:NiO and La0.67Ca0.33MnO3:Co3O4 Composite Films via Polymer- Assisted Deposition” Scientific Reports6, 26390, 2016 (2016).
  8. Azadeh Ghorbani, Ghassemi, P.K. Andersen, R. Foudazi, “A Prediction Model of Mass Transfer through an Electrodialysis Cell”, Desalination and Water Treatment, (accepted 2016).
  9. Gen Chen, L. Yan, H. M. Luo, S. Guo; Nanoscale Engineering of Heterostructured Anode Materials for Boosting Lithium Ion Storage; Adv. Mater. 28, 7580-7602, 2016.
  10. Bo Yang and T. A. Manz; Computationally Designed Zirconium Organometallic Catalyst for Direct Epoxidation of Alkenes without Allylic H Atoms: Aromatic Linkage Eliminates Formation of Inert Octahedral Complexes. Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, 135 (2016) Article ID 21: 1-19.
  11. Nadia Gabaldon Limas and T. A. Manz; Introducing DDEC6 atomic population analysis: part 2. Computed results for a wide range of periodic and non periodic materials. RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 45727-45747.
  12. R. Cao, W. Peria, P. Jenkins, B. Sands, R. Brent, J. P. Houston, “Phasor plotting with time-resolved flow cytometry,” Opt. Express 24(13), 14596-14607 (2016)
  13. W. Li, G. Vacca, and J. P. Houston, “Fluorescence lifetime excitation cytometry by kinetic dithering,” Electrophoresis, 2014 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/elps.201300618.
  14. Litao Yan, Gen Chen, Swagotom Sarker, Stephanie Richins, H. Q. Wang, W. Xu, X. Rui, H. M. Luo, Ultrafine Nb2O5 Nanocrystal Coating on Reduced Graphene Oxide as Anode Material for High Performance Sodium Ion Battery, ACS. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 22213-22219, 2016.
  15. Litao Yan, X. Rui, G. Chen, W. Xu, G. Zou, H. M. Luo, Recent advances in nanostructured Nb-based oxides for electrochemical energy storage,Nanoscale 8, 8443-8465, 2016.
  16. Gen Chen, S. Wang, R. Yi, L. Tan, H. Li, M. Zhou, L. Yan, Y. Jiang, S. Tan, D. Wang, S. Deng, X. Meng, H. M. Luo, Facile synthesis of hierarchical MoS2-carbon microspheres as robust anode for lithium ion battery,J. Mater. Chem. A4, 9653-9660, 2016.
  17. Yun Xu, Q. Zhou, H. M. Luo, Effect of crystallinity on lithium ion storage behavior of TiO2 thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition, Chemical Engineering 1, 11-18, 2016.


  1. Erdong Song, Li, Q.; Swartzentruber, B.S.; Pan, W; Wang, GenT.; Martinez, J.A.; “Enhanced Thermoelectric Transport in Modulation-Doped GaN/AlGaN Core/Shell Nanowires”. Nanotechnology 2015, 27, 015204.
  2. B. Yang and T. A. Manz; Hafnium catalysts for direct alkene epoxidation using molecular oxygen as oxidant. RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 12311-12322.
  3. Jun Wang, Rajamani Krishna, Jiangfeng Yang, and Shuguang Deng “Hydroquinone and Quinone-Grafted Porous Carbons for Highly Selective CO2 Capture from Flue Gases and Natural Gas Upgrading” Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (15), 9364–9373 (2015).
  4. Jun Wang, Rajamani Krishna, Jiangfeng Yang, Kodanda Phani Raj Dandamudi, Shuguang Deng “Nitrogen-doped Porous Carbons for Highly Selective CO2 Capture from Flue Gases and Natural Gas Upgrading” Materials Today Communication, 4, 156-165 (2015).
  5. Jun Wang, Rajamani Krishna, Xiaofei Wu, Yingqiang Sun, Shuguang Deng “Polyfuran-Derived Microporous Carbons for Enhanced Adsorption of CO2 and CH4”, Langmuir, 31 (36), 9845-9852 (2015).
  6. Sun, Y.Q.; Ponnusamy, S.; Muppaneni, T.; Reddy, H.K.; Wang, J.; Zeng, Z.; Deng, S. “Transesterification of camelina sativa oil with supercritical alcohol mixture” Energy Conversion and Management, 101, 402-409 (2015).
  7. Prafulla D Patil, Shuguang Deng “Microwave-Enhanced In Situ Transesterification of Algal Biomass to Biodiesel” in “Production of Biofuels and Chemicals with Microwave” pages 145-167, Springer Netherlands (2015).
  8. Tapaswy Muppaneni, Harvind K. Reddy, Shuguang Deng “Supercritical Synthesis of Ethyl Esters via Transesterification from Waste Cooking Oil Using a Co-Solvent” Journal of Environmental Protection, 6, 986-994 (2015).
  9. Y. Xu, S.K. Yadav, J.A. Aguiar, O. Anderoglu, J.K. Baldwin, Y.Q. Wang, A. Misra, H.M. Luo, B.P. Uberuaga, N. Li; Irradiation-induced formation of a spinel phase at the FeCr/MgO interface. Acta Materialia 93, 87-94 (2015).
  10. Y. Xu, S. K. Yadav, J. A. Aguiar, O. Anderoglu, J. K. Baldwin, Y. Q. Wang, James A. Valdez, A. Misra, H. M. Luo, B. P. Uberuaga, N. Li; Solute redistribution and phase stability at FeCr/TiO2-x interfaces under ion irradiation. Acta Materialia 89, 364-373 (2015).
  11. Q. Lin, N. S. Makarov, W-k. Koh, K. A. Velizhanin, C. M. Cirloganu, H. M. Luo, V. I. Klimov, J. M. Pietryga; The design and synthesis of heterostructured quantum dots with dual emission in the visible and infrared. ACS Nano  9 (1), 539-547 (2015).
  12. Litao Yan, G. Chen, S. Tan, M. Zhou, G. Zou, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo, Titanium oxynitride nanoparticles anchored on carbon nanotubes as energy storage materials,ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces7, 24212-24217, 2015.
  13. Litao Yan, Y. Xu, M. Zhou, G. Chen, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo, G. Zou, Porous TiO2 conformal coating on carbon nanotubes as energy storage materials, Electrochimica Acta,  169, 73, 2015.  
  14. Litao Yan, Gen Chen, Meng Zhou, H. M. Luo, Oxygen-deficient niobium oxide in carbon matrix as anode for lithium-ion battery, ECS Transactions, 66, 277-283, 2015.


  1. R. Cao, M. Naivar, M. Wilder, and J. P. Houston, “Fluorescence lifetime measurements with a standard flow cytometry system,” Cytometry Part A, 85(12):999-1010 2014. **selected for the 2014 Best Paper Award
  2. Reddy H.K., Muppanen T., Sun Y., Li, Y., Ponnusamy S., Patil P.D., Dailey P., Schaub T., Holguin F.O., Dungan B., Cooke P., Lammers P., Voorhies W.,  Lu X., Deng S. “Subcritical water extraction of lipids from wet algae for biodiesel production” Fuel, 133, 73-81 (2014).
  3. Harvind K Reddy, Tapaswy Muppaneni, Prafulla D Patil, Sundaravadivelnathan Ponnusamy, Peter Cooke, Tanner Schaub, Shuguang Deng, “Direct conversion of wet algae to crude biodiesel under supercritical ethanol conditions” Fuel, 115, 720-726 (2014).
  4. Ponnusamy S., Reddy H. K. Downes C.M. Deng, S. “Life Cycle Energy Assessment of Subcritical Water Extraction Process for Biodiesel Production from Wet Algae”, Bioresour. Technol., 170, 454-461 (2014).
  5. Sun, Y.; Ponnusamy, S.; Muppaneni, T,; Reddy, H.K.; Patil, P.D.; Li, C.; Jiang, L.; Deng, S. “Optimization of high-energy density biodiesel production from camelina sativa oil under supercritical 1-butanol conditions” Fuel, 135, 522-529 (2014).
  6. Sun, Y.; Reddy, H.K.; Muppaneni, T,; Ponnusamy, S.; Patil, P.D.; Li, C.; Jiang, L.; Deng, S. “A comparative study of direct transesterification of camelina oil under supercritical methanol, ethanol and1-butanol conditions” Fuel, 135, 530-536 (2014).
  7. Wang, J.; Huang, J.; Wu, X.; Yuan, B.; Sun, Y.; Zeng, Z.; Deng, S.“Effect of Nitrogen Group on Selective Separation of CO2/N2 in Porous Polystyrene” Chem. Eng. J., 256, 390-397 (2014).
  8. Wu, X. F.; Yuan, B.; Bao, Z.; Deng, S. “Adsorption of CO2, CH4, and N2 on an ultramicroporous copper metal-organic framework.” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 430, 78-94 (2014).
  9. G. Chen, M. Zhou, J. Catanach, T. Liaw, Ling Fei, S. Deng, H. M. Luo; Solvothermal route based in situ carbonization to Fe3O4@C as anode material for lithium ion battery. Nano Energy 8, 126-132 (2014).
  10. G. Chen, R. Rodriguez, Ling Fei, Y. Xu, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo; A facile hydrothermal route to Fe2O3 with conductive additives as composite anode for lithium ion batteries. J. Power Sources, 259, 227-232 (2014).
  11. G. Chen, F. Chen, X. H. Liu, W. Ma, H. M. Luo, J. Li, R. Z. Ma, G. Z. Qiu; Hollow spherical rare-earth-doped yttrium oxysulfate: a novel structure for upconversion. Nano Research, 7, 1093 (2014).
  12. G. Chen, S. S. Liaw, B. Li, Y. Xu, M. Dunwell, S. Deng, H. Fan, H. M. Luo; Microwave-assisted synthesis of hybrid CoxNi1-x(OH)2 nanosheet: tuning the size and composition for high supercapacitor performance. J. Power Sources, 251, 338-343 (2014).
  13. Ling Fei, Y. Xu, X. Wu, G. Chen, Y. Li, B. Li, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. Y. Fan, H. M. Luo; Instant gelation synthesis of 3D porous MoS2@C nanocomposites for lithium ion batteries. Nanoscale, 6, 3664-3669 (2014). Highlight in Renewable Energy Global Innovations {ISSN 2291-2460} in October 2014
  14. Ling Fei, Y. Jiang, Y. Xu, G. Chen, Y. Li, X. Xu, S. Deng, H. M. Luo; A novel solvent-free thermal reaction of ferrocene and sulfur for one-step synthesis of iron sulfide and carbon nanocomposites and their electrochemical performance. J. Power Sources 265, 1-5 (2014).
  15. Y. Xu, M. Dunwell, Ling Fei, E. Fu, Q. Lin, B. Patterson, B. Yuan, S. Deng, P. Andersen, H. M. Luo; Two-dimensional V2O5 sheet network as electrode for lithium-ion batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6 (22), 20408–20413 (2014).
  16. Qianglu Lin, Y. Li, B. Patterson, H. M. Luo, A polymer-assisted hydrothermal approach to titanium dioxide thin films,J. Chem. Process Engineer. 1, 103, 2014.
  17. Yufeng Jiang, G. Chen, X. Xu, X. H. Chen, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo, G. Zou, Direct growth of mesoporous anatase TiO2 on nickel foam by soft template method as binder-free anode for lithium-ion batteries,RSC Adv. 4, 48938-48942, 2014.


  1. G. Chen, E. Fu, M. Zhou, Y. Xu, Ling Fei, S. Deng, V. Chaitanya, Y. Wang, H. M. Luo; A facile microwave-assisted route to Co(OH)2 and Co3O4 nanosheets for Li-ion battery. J. Alloy & Compd, 578, 349-354 (2013).
  2. Y. Xu, G. Chen, E. Fu, M. Zhou, M. Dunwell, Ling Fei, S. Deng, P. Andersen, Y. Wang, Q. X. Jia, H. M. Luo; Nickel substituted LiMn2O4 cathode with durable high-rate capability for Li-ion batteries. RSC Advances, 3(40), 18441-18445 (2013).
  3. Y. Xu, Ling Fei, E. Fu, B. Yuan, J. Hill, Y. Chen, S. Deng, P. Andersen, Y. Wang, H. M. Luo;A general polymer-assisted solution approach to grow transition metal oxide nanostructures directly on nickel foam as anodes for Li-ion batteries.  J. Power Sources, 242, 604-609 (2013).
  4. Ling Fei, Y. Xu, X. F. Wu, Y. L. Li, P. Xie, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo; SBA-15 confined synthesis of TiNb2O7 nanoparticles for lithium-ion battery. Nanoscale 5(22), 11102-11107 (2013).
  5. Ling Fei, Q. Lin, B. Yuan, G. Chen, P. Xie, Y. Li, Y. Xu, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo; Reduced graphene oxide wrapped FeS nanocomposite for lithium-ion battery anode with improved performance. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 5330-5335 (2013).
  6. Ling Fei, Q. Lin, B. Yuan, M. Naeemi, Y. Xu, Y. Li, S. Deng, H. M. Luo; Controlling morphology and enhancing electrochemical performance of cobalt oxide by addition of graphite. Materials Letters, 98, 59-62 (2013).
  7. Ling Fei, M. Naeemi, G. Zou, H. M. Luo; Chemical solution deposition of epitaxial metal-oxide nanocomposite thin films. The Chemical Record (invited review), 13, 85-101 (2013).
  8. Ling Fei, Y. Xu, Z. Chen, B. Yuan, X. Wu, J. Hill, Q. Lin, S. Deng, P. Andersen, Y. Lu, H. M. Luo; Preparation of porous helical nanotubes and SnO2 sheets. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 140, 249-254 (2013).
  9. Yuling Li, Matthias A. Trujillo, E. Fu, B. Patterson, L. Fei, Y. Xu, S. Deng, S. Smirnov, H. M. Luo, Bismuth oxide: a new lithium-ion battery anode, J. Mater. Chem. A, 1, 12123-12127, 2013.
  10. Ling Fei, Q. W. Li, Q. X. Jia, H. M. Luo, Polymer-assisted deposition of single-layer composite catalysts for the growth of vertical aligned carbon nanotubes, Chemical Engineering & Process Techniques, 1, 1013, 2013.
  11. Bin Yuan; Wu, X.; Chen, Y.; Huang, J.; Luo, H.; Deng, S. “Adsorption of CO2, CH4, and N2 on Ordered Mesoporous Carbon: Approach for Greenhouse Gases Capture and Biogas Upgrading” Environ. Sci. Technol., 47, 5474-5480 (2013).
  12. Prafulla Patil; Reddy, H.; Muppaneni, T.; Ponnusamy, S.; Sun, Y.; Dailey, P.; Cooke, P.; Patil, U.; Deng, S. “Optimization of microwave-enhanced methanolysis of algal biomass to biodiesel under temperature controlled conditions,” Bioresour. Technol., 137, 278-285 (2013).
  13. Prafulla Patil Reddy, H.; Muppaneni, T.; Schaub, T.; Holguin, F.O.; Cooke, P.; Lammers, P.; Nirmalakhandan, N.; Li, Y.; Lu, X.; Deng, S. “In-Situ Ethyl Ester Production from Wet Algal Biomass under Microwave-Mediated Supercritical Ethanol Conditions” Bioresour. Technol, 139 308–315 (2013).
  14. Bin Yuan; Wu, X.; Chen, Y.; Huang, J.; Luo, H., Deng, S. “Adsorptive separation studies of ethane-methane and methane-nitrogen systems using mesoporous carbon” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 394, 445-450 (2013).
  15. Li, Y.; Yuan, B.; Fu, J.; Deng, S.; Lu, X. “Adsorption of Alkaloids on Ordered Mesoporous Carbon” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 408, 181-190 (2013).
  16. Wu, X.; Bao, Z.; Yuan, B.; Wang, J.; Sun, Y; Luo, H.; Deng, S. “Microwave Synthesis and Characterization of MOF-74 (M = Ni, Mg) for Gas Separation” Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 180, 114-122 (2013).
  17. Li, Y.; Cao, R.; Wu, X.; Huang, J.; Deng, S.; Lu, X. “Hypercrosslinked poly(styrene-co-divinylbenzene) resin as a specific polymeric adsorbent for purification of berberine hydrochloride from aqueous solutions” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 400, 78–87 (2013).
  18. Li, Y.; Huang, J.; Liu, J.; Deng, S.; Lu, X. Adsorption of berberine hydrochloride, ligustrazine hydrochloride, colchicine and matrine alkaloids on macroporous resins” Chem. Eng. Data, 58, 1271−1279 (2013).
  19. Li, Y.; Liu, J.; Cao, R.; Deng, S.; Lu, X. “Adsorption of myricetrin, puerarin, naringin, rutin, neohesperidin dihydrochalcone flavonoids on macroporous resins” J. Chem. Eng. Data, 58(5), 1271-1279 (2013).
  20. Muppaneni, T.; Reddy, H.K.; Ponnusamy, S.; Patil, P.D.; Sun, Y.; Dailey, P.; Deng, S. “Optimization of biodiesel production from palm oil under supercritical ethanol conditions using hexane as co-solvent: A response surface methodology approach”, Fuel, 107:633-640 (2013).
  21. Prafulla Patil; Reddy, H.K.; Muppaneni, T.; Ponnusamy, S.; Sun, Y.; Cooke, P.; Schuab, T.; Deng, S., “Microwave-Mediated Non-catalytic Transesterification of Algal Biomass under Supercritical Ethanol Conditions” J. Supercrit. Fluid, 79, 67-72 (2013).
  22. Reddy, H.K.; Muppaneni, T.; Rastegary, J.; Shirazi, S.; Ghassemi, A.; Deng, S. “ASI: Hydrothermal Extraction and Characterization of Bio-crude Oils from Wet Chlorella Sorokiniana and Dunaliella Tertiolecta” Environ. Prog. Sustainable Energy, 32(4), 910-915 (2013).
  23. R. Cao, V. Pankayatselvan, and J. P. Houston, “Cytometric sorting based on the fluorescence lifetime of spectrally overlapping signals,” Optics Express, 2013, 21(12): 14816-14831.


  1. Q. Lin, Y. Xu, E. Fu, S. Baber, Z. Bao, L. Yu, S. Deng, J. Kundu, J. Hollingsworth, E. Bauer, T. M. McCleskey, A. K. Burrell, Q. X. Jia, H. M. LuoPolymer-assisted chemical solution approach to YVO4:Eu nanoparticle networks. J. Mater. Chem. 22, 5835-5839 (2012).
  2. Y. Xu, R. Yi, B. Yuan, X. Wu, M. Dunwell, Q. Lin, Ling Fei, S. Deng, P. Andersen, D. Wang, H. M. Luo; High capacity MoO2/graphite oxide composite anode for lithium-ion batteries. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 309-314 (2012).
  3. Ling Fei, H. K. Reddy, J. Hill, Q. Lin, B. Yuan, Y. Xu, S. Deng, H. M. Luo; Preparation of mesoporous silica-supported palladium catalysts for biofuel upgrade. J. Nanotechnology, 309093 (2012).
  4. Prafulla Patil; Reddy, R.; Muppaneni, T.; Mannarswamy, A.; Schuab, T.; Lammers, P. Nirmalakhandan, N.; Cooke, P.; Deng, S., “Power dissipation in microwave-enhanced in-situ transesterification of algal biomass to biodiesel”, Green Chemistry, 14, 809-818 (2012).
  5. Prafulla Patil, Gude V.D., Mannarswamy A., Cooke P., Nirmalakhandan N., Lammers P., Deng S., “Comparison of direct transesterification of algal biomass under supercritical methanol and microwave irradiation conditions” Fuel, 97, 822-831 (2012).
  6. Muppaneni, T.; Reddy, H.K.; Patil, P.D.; Deng, S., “Non-catalytic transesterification of camelina oil under supercritical ethanol conditions” Applied Energy, 94, 84-88 (2012).
  7. Prafulla Patil, Gude, V.; Reddy, H.K.; Muppaneni, T.; Deng S. “Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Oil using Sulfuric acid and Microwave Irradiation Processes” J. Envir. Protection, 3, 107-113 (2012).
  8. Ling Fei, L. Zhu, X. M. Cheng, H. Wang, S. Baber, J. Hill, Q. Lin, Y. Xu, S. Deng, H. M. Luo; Structure and magnetotransport properties of epitaxial nanocomposite La0.67Ca0.33MnO3:SrTiO3 thin films grown by a chemical solution approach. Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 082403 (2012). Selected for the March 5, 2012 issue of Vitual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology


  1. Dipendu Saha; Deng, S. “Hydrogen Adsorption on Pd- and Ru-Doped C60 Fullerene at Ambient Temperature” Langmuir, 27(11), 6780-6786 (2011).
  2. Prafulla Patil, Gude V.D., Mannarswamy A., Deng S., Cooke P., Munson-McGee S., Rhodes I., Lammers P., Nirmalakhandan N. “Optimization of Direct Conversion of Wet Algae to Biodiesel under Supercritical Methanol Conditions” Bioresource Technology, 102, 118-122 (2011).
  3. Prafulla Patil, Gude V.D., Mannarswamy A., Cooke P., Munson-McGee S., Nirmalakhandan N., Lammers P., Deng S., “Optimization of microwave-assisted transesterification of dry algal biomass using response surface methodology” Bioresource Technology, 102, 1399-1405 (2011).
  4. Prafulla Patil, Gude V.D, Pinappu S., Deng S. “Transesterification kinetics of Camelina sativa oil on metal oxide catalysts under conventional and microwave heating conditions” Chem. Eng. J. 168, 1296-1300 (2011).
  5. Yarlagadda, S.; Gude,V.D.; Camacho, L. M.; Pinappu S.; Deng, S. “Direct Contact Membrane Distillation
  6. Process for Potable Water Recovery from As, U and F Contaminated Groundwaters”, J. Hazard. Mater., 192(3), 1388-1394 (2011).
  7. Dipendu Saha; Deng S. “.Self-Assembled Ordered Mesoporous Carbon: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications” in “Activated Carbon: Classifications, Properties and Applications Editors” edited by James F. Kwiatkowski, Nova Publishers (2011).
  8. Stacy Baber, Q. Lin, G. Zou, N. Haberkorn, S. A. Baily, H. Wang, Z. Bi,H. Yang,S. Deng, M. E. Hawley, L. Civale, E. Bauer, T. M. McCleskey, A. K. Burrell, Q. X. Jia, H. M. Luo, Magnetic properties of self-assembled epitaxial nanocomposite CoFe2O4:SrTiO3and CoFe2O4:MgO films, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 25338, 2011.


  1. Dipendu Saha; Bao, Z.; Feng, J.; Deng, S. “Adsorption of CO2, CH4, N2O and N2 on MOF-5, MOF-177 and Zeolite 5A” Environ. Sci. Technol., 44, 1820-1826 (2010).
  2. Dipendu Saha and Deng, S. “Accelerated Formation of THF-H2 Clathrate Hydrate in Porous Media”, Langmuir, 26(11), 8414-8418 (2010).
  3. Dipendu Saha; Deng, S. “Hydrogen adsorption on partially truncated and open cage C60 fullerene”, Carbon, 48, 3471-3476 (2010).
  4. Dipendu Saha and Deng S., “Structural Stability of Metal Organic Framework MOF-177” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 73-78 (2010).
  5. Prafulla Patil; Gude, V.; L. Camacho; Deng, S. “Microwave-Assisted Catalytic Transesterification of Camelina Sativa Oil” Energy & Fuels, 24(2), 1298-1304 (2010).
  6. Prafulla Patil; Gude, V.; Deng, S. “Transesterification of Camelina Sativa Oil using Supercritical and Subcritical Methanol with Co-solvents” Energy & Fuels, 24(2), 746-751 (2010).
  7. Prafulla Patil; Deng, S.; Rhodes, I.; Lammers, P. “Conversion of waste cooking oil to biodiesel using ferric sulfate and supercritical methanol processes” Fuel, 89, 360-364 (2010).
  8. Dipendu Saha, Wei, D., Valluri, S.H., and Deng, S. “Hydrogen Adsorption in Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Synthesized by Soft-Template Approach” J. Porous Media, 13, 39-50 (2010).
  9. Dipendu Saha and Deng S. “Adsorption Equilibrium and Kinetics of CO2, CH4, N2O and NH3 on Ordered Mesoporous Carbon”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 345, 402-409 (2010).
  10. Dipendu Saha; Deng S. “Ammonia Adsorption and Its Effects on Framework Stability of MOF-5 and MOF-177” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 348, 615- 620 (2010).
  11. Dipendu Saha; Deng S. “Hydrogen Adsorption on Metal-Organic Framework MOF-177” Tsinghua Science and Technology, 15(4), 363-376 (2010).
  12. Dipendu Saha; Deng, S. “Adsorption equilibrium, kinetics and enthalpy of N2O on zeolite 4A and 13X” J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55, 3312–3317 (2010).
  13. Dipendu Saha; Deng, S., “Characteristics of Ammonia Adsorption on Activated Alumina”, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55(12), 5587-5593 (2010).
  14. Stacy Baber, M. Zhou, Q. Lin, M. Naalla, Q. X. Jia, Y. Lu, H. M. Luo, Nanoconfined surfactant template electrodeposition to porous hierarchical nanowires and nanotubes, Nanotechnology 21, 165603, 2010.


  1. Prafulla Patil; Gude, V.; Deng, S Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Curcas, Waste Cooking and Camelina Sativa Oils” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 10850-10856 (2009).
  2. Prafulla Patil and Deng, S. “Transesterification of Camelina Sativa Oil Using Heterogeneous Metal Oxide Catalysts” Energy & Fuels, 23, 4619–4624 (2009).
  3. Dipendu Saha and Deng S., “Hydrogen Adsorption in Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Doped with Pt, Pd, Ru and Ni” Langmuir, 25(21), 12550-12560 (2009).
  4. Dipendu Saha and Deng S., “Enhanced Hydrogen Adsorption in Ordered Mesoporous Carbon through Clathrate Formation” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 34, 8583-8588 (2009).
  5. Dipendu Saha and Deng, S. “Adsorption Equilibria and Kinetics of Carbon Monoxide on Zeolite 5A, 13X, MOF-5 and MOF-177” J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54, 2245-2250 (2009).
  6. Saketa Yarlagadda, Lucy M. Camacho, Veera G. Gude, Zuojun Wei and Shuguang Deng, “Membrane Distillation for Desalination and Other Separations” Recent Patents on Chem. Eng., 2, 128-158 (2009).
  7. Dipendu Saha, S. Deng “Synthesis, Characterization and Hydrogen Adsorption in Mixed Crystals of MOF-5 and MOF-177” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 34, 2670-2678 (2009).
  8. Dipendu Saha, S. Deng, Z. Yang, “Hydrogen Adsorption on Metal-Organic Framework (MOF-5) Synthesized by DMF Approach” J. Porous Mater., 16, 141-149 (2009).
  9. Patil, P., Deng S. “Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Edible and Non-edible Vegetable Oils” Fuel, 88, 1302-1306 (2009).
  10. Dipendu Saha, Wei Z. and Deng S., “Hydrogen Adsorption Equilibrium and Kinetics on Metal–Organic Framework (MOF)-5 Synthesized with DEF Approach” Sep. Purif. Technol. 64, 280-287 (2009).
  11. K. C. Pingali, S.Deng, and D. A. Rockstraw; Synthesis of Nanowires by Spray Pyrolysis, Journal of Sensors, Article ID 683280, 2009, doi: 10.1155/2009/683280 (2009).
  12. Upadhyayula,V.K.K., Deng, Shuguang, Smith, G.B., and Mitchell, M.C., “Adsorption of Bacillus subtilis on Carbon Nanotube Aggregates, Activated Carbon and NanoCeramTM,” Water Research, 43, 148-156 (2009).
  13. Upadhyayula, Venkata K. K.; Deng, Shuguang; Mitchell, Martha C.; Smith, Geoffrey B. “Application of Carbon Nanotube Technology for Removal of Contaminants in Drinking Water: A Review” Science of the Total Environment, 408, 1-13 (2009).


  1. Dipendu Saha, Wei Z. and Deng S., “Hydrogen Adsorption Equilibrium and Kinetics on Metal–Organic Framework MOF-177” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 33, 7479-7488 (2008).
  2. Venkata K. K. Upadhyayula, Shuguang Deng, Martha C. Mitchell, Vinod K. Nair, Geoffrey B. Smith and Soumitra Ghoshroy “Adsorption kinetics of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus on single-walled carbon nanotube aggregates” Water Science & Technology 58(1), 179-184 (2008).
  3. Venkata K.K. Upadhyayula1, Soumitra Ghoshroy, Vinod K. Nair, Geoffrey B. Smith, Martha C. Mitchell1 and Shuguang Deng “Single–Walled Carbon Nanotubes as Fluorescence Biosensors for Pathogen Recognition in Water Systems” Res. Lett. Nanotechnology, Volume 2008, Article ID 156358, 5 pages, doi:10.1155 (2008)
  4. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Synthesis and Thermal Stability of Carbon Supported and Carbon Coated Ru-Ni Core-and- Shell Nanoparticles, Powder Technology, 187 (2008) 19–26.
  5. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Effect of Ammonium Nitrate on Nanoparticle Size Reduction, Research Letters in Nanotechnology, Volume 2008, Article ID 756843, doi:10.1155/2008/756843.
  6. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Direct Synthesis of Ru-Ni Core-Shell Nanoparticles by Spray-Pyrolysis: Effects of Temperature and Precursor Constituent Ratio, Powder Technology, 183(2), p.282-289 (2008).


  1. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Deposition of Ru-Ni-S Nanoparticles on Carbon by Spray-Pyrolysis: Effects of Solvent, Current Nanoscience, 2007, 3, 215-221.
  2. Y. Guo and D. A. Rockstraw, Physicochemical properties of carbons prepared from pecan shell by phosphoric acid activation, Bioresource Technology; 98(8), 1513-1521. (May 2007).
  3. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Direct synthesis of Ru-Ni nanoparticles with core-and-shell structure, Chemical Engineering Communications, 194(6), 780-786 (2007).
  4. Y. Guo and D. A. Rockstraw, Activated carbons prepared from rice hull by one-step phosphoric acid activation, Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, 100(1-3); 12-19, March 23, 2007.

2006 and prior

  1. K. C. Pingali, S. Deng, D. A. Rockstraw; Synthesis of carbon nanoparticle thin film with spray pyrolysis, New Mexico Journal of Science, 44, 149-163, August 2006.
  2. Y. Guo, D. A. Rockstraw, Physical and chemical properties of carbons synthesized from xylan, cellulose, and Kraft lignin by H3PO4 activation, Carbon, 44(8); 1464-1475 (July 2006).
  3. K. C. Pingali, D. A. Rockstraw, S. Deng; Silver nanoparticles from ultrasonic spray pyrolysis of aqueous silver nitrate, Aerosol Science & Technology, 39:1010–1014, 2005.
  4. S. A. Dastgheib, D.A. Rockstraw, A model for the adsorption of multiple metal ion solutes in aqueous solution onto activated carbon produced from pecan shells, Carbon, 40(11), 1853- 1861 (2002).
  5. S. A. Dastgheib, D.A. Rockstraw, A model for the adsorption of single metal ion solutes in aqueous solution onto activated carbon produced from pecan shells, Carbon, 40(11), 1843- 1851 (2002).
  6. RA Shawabkeh, DA Rockstraw, RK Bhada, Copper and strontium adsorption by a novel carbon material manufactured from pecan shells; Carbon, 40(5), 781-786 (2002).
  7. S. A. Dastgheib, D.A. Rockstraw, Pecan shell activated carbon: synthesis, characterization, and application for the removal of copper from aqueous solution, Carbon, 39(12), 1849-1855 (2001).
  8. S. Rajagopalan, D. Rockstraw, S. M. McGee, Modeling Substrate Particle Degradation by Bacillus Coagulans Biofilm, Bioresource Tech., 61, (1997).