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Average impact factor of @CUNanobio: 6.39
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  1. Increase in the reduction potential of uranyl upon interaction with graphene oxide surfaces VN Bliznyuk, NA Conroy, Y Xie, R Podila, AM Rao, BA Powell, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.
  2. Saturable Absorption in 2D Ti3C2 MXene Thin Films for Passive Photonic DiodesYongchang Dong, Sergii Chertopalov, Kathleen Maleski, Babak Anasori, Longyu Hu, Sriparna Bhattacharya, Apparao M. Rao, Yury Gogotsi, Vadym N. Mochalin and Ramakrishna Podila* (*Corresponding Author) Advanced Materials
  3. Spectroscopic Insights into the Nano-Bio Interface (Book Chapter)
    AJ Raghavendra, W Gregory, I Persaud, JM Brown, R Podila* (*Corresponding Author)
    Unraveling the Safety Profile of Nanoscale Particles and Materials



  1. Charge‐transfer interactions induce surface dependent conformational changes in apolipoprotein biocorona
    A. J.  Raghavendra, N., J. M. Brown, and R. Podila* (*Corresponding Author)

    Biointerphases (accepted for publication in focus issue on “Protein Structures at Biointerfaces.”)

  2. Contribution of engineered nanomaterials physicochemical properties to mast cell degranulation

    M. Johnson, R. Mendoza, A. J. Raghavendra, R. Podila, and J. M. Brown Scientific Reports (accepted)

  3. Metallic MXenes: A new family of materials for flexible triboelectric nanogenerators
    Y Dong, SSK Mallineni, K Maleski, H Behlow, VN Mochalin, AM Rao, Y Gogotsi, R Podila
    Nano Energy (accepted) (*Corresponding Author)
  4. Variations in biocorona formation related to defects in the structure of single walled carbon nanotubes and the hyperlipidemic disease state
    AJ Raghavendra, K Fritz, S Fu, JM Brown, R Podila, JH Shannahan
    Scientific reports 7 (1), 8382 (*Corresponding Author)
  5. A wireless triboelectric nanogenerator
    SSK Mallineni, Y Dong, H Behlow, AM Rao, R Podila
    Advanced Energy Materials (accepted) (*Corresponding Author)
  6. Facile and robust triboelectric nanogenerators assembled using off-the-shelf materials
    SSK Mallineni, H Behlow, Y Dong, S Bhattacharya, AM Rao, R Podila
    Nano Energy 35, 263-270 (*Corresponding Author)
  7. A micro-Raman study of exfoliated few-layered n-type Bi 2 Te 2.7 Se 0.3
    F Liu, L Hu, M Karakaya, P Puneet, R Rao, R Podila, S Bhattacharya, …
    Scientific reports 7 (1), 16535
  8. A low-cost approach for measuring electrical load currents in triboelectric nanogenerators
    SSK Mallineni, H Behlow, R Podila, AM Rao
    Nanotechnology Reviews



  • Total peer-reviewed publications: 11
  • Average impact factor: 10.7
  • Highest Impact: 38.1 (Nature)
  1. The intrinsic thermal conductivity of SnSe
    PC Wei, S Bhattacharya, J He, S Neeleshwar, R Podila, YY Chen, Apparao Rao
    Nature 539 (7627), E1-E2
  2.  Defect density in multiwalled carbon nanotubes influences ovalbumin adsorption and promotes macrophage activation and cD4+ T-cell proliferation
    W Bai, A Raghavendra, R Podila*, JM Brown*
    International Journal of Nanomedicine 11, 4357 (*Corresponding Author)
  3. An Iodine Quantum Dots Based Rechargeable Sodium–Iodine Battery
    D Gong, B Wang, J Zhu, R Podila, AM Rao, X Yu, Z Xu, B Lu
    Advanced Energy Materials
  4. MoS2/WS2/BN-Silver Thin-Film Hybrid Architectures Displaying Enhanced Fluorescence via Surface Plasmon Coupled Emission for Sensing Applications
    P Mulpur, S Yadavilli, AM Rao, V Kamisetti, Ramakrishna Podila*
    ACS Sensors (*Corresponding Author)
  5. Biomolecular interactions and biological responses of emerging two-dimensional materials and aromatic amino acid complexes
    SSK Mallineni, J Shannahan, AJ Raghavendra, AM Rao, JM Brown, Ramakrishna Podila*   ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (*Corresponding Author)
  6. Defect‐Engineered Graphene for High‐Energy‐and High‐Power‐Density Supercapacitor Devices
    J Zhu, AS Childress, M Karakaya, S Dandeliya,….., Ramakrishna Podila*
    Advanced Materials (*Corresponding Author)
  7. Disease-Induced Disparities in Formation of the Nanoparticle-Biocorona and the Toxicological Consequences JH Shannahan, KS Fritz, AJ Raghavendra, R Podila, JM Brown Toxicological Sciences, kfw097
  8. Bacteria Absorption-Based Mn2P2O7-Carbon@ Reduced Graphene Oxides for High Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes
    Y Yang, B Wang, J Zhu, J Zhou, Z Xu, L Fan, J Zhu, R Podila, …., Bingan Lu
    ACS nano
  9. A facile and scalable approach to fabricating free-standing polymer—Carbon nanotube composite electrodes
    MR Arcila-Velez, RK Emmett, M Karakaya, R Podila, KP Díaz-Orellana, …, Mark Roberts. Synthetic Metals 215, 35-40
  10. Passive optical switches based on endohedral fullerenes Yongchang Dong, Deepika Saini, Luis Echegoyen, and Ramakrishna Podila*  Optical Materials 01, 002. (*Corresponding Author)
  11. Magnetic properties of sulfur-doped graphene J Zhu, H Park,  A Wadehra, P Ayala, L Oliveira, J He, AA Zakhidov, A Howard, J Wilkins, A M Rao, and R Podila* Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 401, 70-76 (*Corresponding Author)



  • Total peer-reviewed publications: 14;
  • Average impact factor: 4.30
  • Highest Impact: 13.92 (Nano Letters)
  1. Impact of Silver and Iron Nanoparticle Exposure on Cholesterol Uptake by Macrophages JH Shannahan, H Sowrirajan, I Persaud, R Podila, JM Brown
    Journal of Nanomaterials 2015
  2. A hyperspectral and toxicological analysis of protein corona impact on silver nanoparticle properties, intracellular modifications, and macrophage activation
    JH Shannahan, R Podila, JM Brown International journal of nanomedicine 10, 6509
  3. Modulation of the electrostatic and quantum capacitances of few layered graphenes through plasma processing R Narayanan, H Yamada, M Karakaya, R Podila, AM Rao, PR Bandaru Nano letters 15 (5), 3067-3072
  4. Shape-controlled carbon nanotube architectures for thermal management in aerospace applications P Puneet, AM Rao, R Podila* MRS Bulletin 40 (10), 850-855(*Corresponding Author)
  5. Influence of carbon nanomaterials defects on the formation of protein corona Bishwambhar Sengupta, Wren E Gregory, Jingyi Zhu, Siva Dasetty, Mehmet Karakaya, Jared Brown, Apparao Rao, John K Barrows, Sapna Sarupria, Ramakrishna Podila*   RSC Advances (*Corresponding Author)
  6. Flexible Ag–C 60 nano-biosensors based on surface plasmon coupled emission for clinical and forensic applications Pradyumna Mulpur, Sairam Yadavilli, Praharsha Mulpur, Neeharika Kondiparthi, Bishwambhar Sengupta, Apparao M Rao, Ramakrishna Podila*, Venkataramaniah K Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (38), 25049-25054 (*Corresponding Author)
  7. Tomato Seed Coat Permeability to Selected Carbon Nanomaterials and Enhancement of Germination and Seedling Growth TA Ratnikova, R Podila, AM Rao, AG Taylor The Scientific World Journal 2015
  8. Directed-assembly of carbon structures in a nonpolar dielectric liquid under the influence of DC-generated electric fields L Oliveira, D Saini, JB Gaillard, R Podila, AM Rao, SM Serkiz Carbon 93, 32-38
  9. Influence of physicochemical properties of silver nanoparticles on mast cell activation and degranulation AA Aldossari, JH Shannahan, R Podila, JM Brown, Toxicology in Vitro 29 (1), 195-203
  10. Optical limiting and nonlinear optical properties of gold-decorated graphene nanocomposites P Pradhan, R Podila*, M Molli, A Kaniyoor, VS Muthukumar, SSS Sai, …Optical Materials 39, 182-187 (*Corresponding Author)
  11. Dopant-configuration controlled carrier scattering in graphene B Anand, M Karakaya, G Prakash, SSS Sai, R Philip, P Ayala, …, R Podila* RSC Advances 5 (73), 59556-59563 (*Corresponding Author)
  12. Anomalous impact and strain responses in helical carbon nanotube foams R Thevamaran, M Karakaya, ER Meshot, A Fischer, R Podila, AM Rao, …RSC Advances 5 (37), 29306-29311
  13. C 60 as an active smart spacer material on silver thin film substrates for enhanced surface plasmon coupled emission P Mulpur, R Podila*, SS Ramamurthy, V Kamisetti, AM Rao Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (15), 10022-10027 (*Corresponding Author)
  14. Scavenger receptor B1 facilitates macrophage uptake of silver nanoparticles and cellular activationAA Aldossari, JH Shannahan, R Podila, JM Brown, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17 (7), 1-14
  15. Correlations between Chondroitin Sulfate Physicochemical Properties and its in-vitro Absorption and Anti-inflammatory Activity L Surapaneni, G Huang, AB Bodine, J Brooks, R Podila*, V Haley-Zitlin arXiv preprint arXiv:1412.5562 (*Corresponding Author)