Chemical Analysis of Solid Surfaces: The theme of our research pertains to
understanding molecular scale processes that govern the binding of
nanoparticles to solid surfaces in aqueous solution environments and
influences of interfacial structure to chemical reactivity.
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work has been featured in the Jan. 2014 MTSU Magazine! Check it out here starting on page
Congratulations to Anup Deb for successfully defending his Master’s thesis
this Fall 2013!
welcome Shawtik Das to the group, who just joined
us this fall.
• Tuphan Devkota
successfully defended his Master’s thesis (July 2013), and has begun his
PhD studies at the Univ of Notre Dame.
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• “Cytotoxicity in the Age of Nano: the Role of Fourth Period Transition Metal Oxide
Nanoparticle Physicochemical Properties.” Chusuei, C.C.; Wu, C.-H.;
Mallavarapu, S.; Stephen Hou, F.Y.; Hsu, C.-M.;
Winiarz, J.G.; Aronstam, R.S.; Huang, Y.-W. Chem.-Biol. Interact., 2013, 206, 319-326.
• “Morphology of hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanoparticles tethered to carbon nanotubes affects electrocatalytic activity for H2O2
detection.” Wayu, M.B.; Devkota, T.; Deb, A.K.; Spidle, R. T.; Delong, R.K.; Ghosh, K.C.; Wanekaya,
A.K.; Chusuei, C.C. Electrochim. Acta, 2013, 97, 99-104.
"Characterizing N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and
N-acetylcysteine Amide (NACA) Binding for Lead
Poisoning Treatment," Chen, W.; Ercal, N.;
Huynh, T.; Volkov, A.; Chusuei, C.C. J.
Colloid Interface Sci. 2012,