Graduate Students

Dr. Gulen Yesilbag Tonga
Harvard Medical School

Dissertation Title: Understanding Structure-Property Relationships at the Nano-Bio Interface for Delivery Applications

Dr. Ngoc Le
Cambridge Healthtech Institute.

Dissertation Title: Robust Biosensors for Healthcare Applications: from High-Content Screening to Point-of-Care Testing

Dr. Rubul Mout
University of Washington, Seattle.
Dissertation Title: Protein-Nanoparticle Co-Engineering: Self-Assembly, Intracellular Protein Delivery,
CRISPR/CAS9-Based Gene Editting
Dr. Rui Tang
Case Western Reserve University

Dissertation Title: Cell modulation using functionalized nanoparticles

Dr. Ying Jiang
University of Florida

Dissertation Title: Engineering the Nano-Bio Interface of Gold Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Dr. Bradley Duncan

Dissertation Title: Supramolecular Strategies for the Generation of Nanoparticle Assemblies and Biomolecular Thin Films

Dr. Brian Creran

Dissertation Title: Inkjet Printing for Biosensing and Security Applications

Dr. Daniel F. Moyano
PPG Industries

Dissertation Title: Structure-Property Relationships at the Nano-Bio Interface: Engineering the Nanoparticle Surface for Immunomodulation

Dr. Krishnendu Saha

Dissertation Title: Understanding Structure-Property Relationships at the Nano-Bio Interface for Delivery Applications

Dr. Yi-Cheun Yeh
University of Pennsylvania

Dissertation Title: Engineering Surface Functionality of Nanoparticles for Biological Applications

Dr. Youngdo Jeong
LG, Korea

Dissertation Title: Nanoparticle as a Building Block for the Fabrication of Functional Structures

Dr. Xiaoning Li
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dissertation Title: Engineered Nanoparticles for Detection and Treatment of Bacteria and Biofilms

Dr. Bo Yan
Boston University

Dissertation Title: Mass Spectrometric Characterization and Imaging of Nanoparticles in Biological Samples

Dr. Subinoy Rana
Imperial College London

Dissertation Title: Effective Biosensor Arrays Using Gold Nanoparticle-protein Conjugates

Dr. Xi Yu
Weizmann Institute of Science

Dissertation Title: Assembly of Surface Engineered Nanoparticles for Functional Materials

Dr. Chandra. Subramani
Intel Corporation

Dissertation Title: Engineering Functional Nanostructures for Materials and Biological Applications

Dr. Chae Kyu Kim
Johns Hopkins University

Dissertation Title: Engineering Surface Functionality of Gold Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Applications

Dr. Myoung-Hwan Park
Sahmyook University, South Korea

Dissertation Title: Chemically Directed Assembly of Nanoparticles for Material and Biological Applications

Dr. Zhengjiang Zhu
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dissertation Title: Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Monolayer Protected Nanoparticles

Dr. Debabrata Patra
Institute of Nano Sci. & Tech., India

Dissertation Title: Colloidal Microcapsules: Surface Engineering of Nanoparticles for Interfacial Assembly

Dr. Sarit S. Agasti
Harvard Medical School

Dissertation Title: Tailoring Nanoparticle Surface Monolayers for Biomolecular Recognition and Delivery Applications

Dr. Oscar R. Miranda
Harvard / MIT
Dissertation Title: Engineering Nanoparticles Surface for Biosensing: “Chemical Noses” to Detect and Identify Proteins,
Bacteria and Cancerous Cells
Dr. Apiwat Chompoosor
Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Dissertation Title: Gold Nanoparticles with Tailored Monolayers for Delivery Applications

Dr. Bappaditya Samanta
Intel Corporation

Dissertation Title: Surface Engineered Nanoparticles for Self-assembly and Their Applications

Dr. Partha S. Ghosh
Harvard Medical School

Dissertation Title: Tailoring the Surface-coating of Gold Nanoparticles for Bio-applications

Dr. Rochelle Arvizo
Mayo Clinic

Dissertation Title: Applying Surface Modified Gold Nanoparticles to Biological Systems

Dr. Mrinmoy De
Indian Institute of Science, India

Dissertation Title: Engineering the Nanoparticle Surface for Protein Recognition and Applications

Dr. Brian J. Jordan

Dissertation Title: Directed Assembly: Host-guest Chemistry, Nanowires, and Polymeric Templates

Dr. Gang Han
UMass Medical School

Dissertation Title: Surface Functionalized Nanoparticles for DNA and Drug Delivery

Dr. Hao Xu

Dissertation Title: Directed Self-assembly of Polymeric Nanocomposite Materials

Dr. Sudhanshu Srivastava
University of Michigan

Dissertation Title: Self-assembly of Nanoparticles by Molecular Recognition

Dr. Ayush Verma
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dissertation Title: Nanoparticle-directed Biomolecular Recognition

Dr. Hiroshi Nakade
Hokkaido University

Dissertation Title: Molecular Recognition Induced Small Molecule and Polymer Self-assembly

Dr. Nicholas Fischer
Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

Dissertation Title: Nanoparticle Receptors for Protein Surface Binding

Dr. Rui Hong
Harvard Medical School

Dissertation Title: Synthesis of Surface Functionalized Nanoparticles for Biorecognition, and Controlled Interactions with Proteins

Dr. Oktay Uzun
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dissertation Title: Hierarchical Structures through Molecular Recognition and Self-assembly

Dr. Joseph B. Carroll
Clemson University

Dissertation Title: Materials Assembly Using Molecular Recognition and Redox-modulated Recognition

Dr. Benjamin L. Frankamp

Dissertation Title: Directed Self-assembly of Nanoparticles

Dr. Raymond J. Thibault
IBM Almaden

Dissertation Title: Recognition-Mediated Assembly of Random Nanoscale Copolymers into Ordered Microscale Aggregates

Dr. Catherine M. Goodman
Nature Publishing Group

Dissertation Title: Synthetic Hosts as Scaffolds for Biomolecular Recognition

Dr. Kanad Das

Dissertation Title: Recognition in Polymeric Media: From Molecular Imprinting to Soluble Polymers

Dr. Andrew K. Boal
Sandia National Laboratories

Dissertation Title: Nanoscale Supramolecular Chemistry

Dr. Trent H. Galow

Dissertation Title: Sol-gels and Self-assembly: Approaches to Structured Materials

Dr. Mark Gray
University of Texas, Austin

Dissertation Title: Recognition and Communication in Supramolecular Chemistry

Dr. Eunhee Jeoung
University of Chicago

Dissertation Title: Molecular Recognition in Solution and at Solid-solution Interfaces

Dr. U. Faysal Ilhan

Dissertation Title: Plug and Play Polymers: Diversity through Supramolecular Chemistry

Dr. Alejandro O. Cuello
University of Kentucky

Dissertation Title: Redox and Electronic Communication in Devices and Biomimetic Systems

Dr. Angelika Niemz
California Institute of Technology

Dissertation Title: Redox and Molecular Recognition in Biological and Man-made Systems

Dr. Eric C. Breinlinger
Medicinal Chemistry, Albany Molecular

Dissertation Title: Model Systems for Flavoenzyme Activity Molecular Recognition in Multiple Oxidation States

Dr. Robert Deans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dissertation Title: From Flavoenzymes to Devices: The Role of Electronic Effects in Recognition

Dr. Michael D. Greaves
University of Texas, Dallas

Dissertation Title: Reversible Covalent and Noncovalent Interactions in Solution, Porous and Polymeric Based Media

Post docs

Dr. Tatsuyuki Yoshii
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Dr. Somrita Mondal
Indian Institute of Science, India
Dr. Tsukasa Mizuhara
PartiKula LLC, USA
Dr. Young-Kwan Kim
Dr. Chang Soo Kim
Dr. Sung Tae Kim
AmorePacific Skincare, Korea
Dr. Colleen M. Alexander
Bristol-Myer Squibb, NY, USA
Dr. Vikas Nandwana
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Yoni Engel
Dead Sea Works, Israel
Dr. Avinash Bajaj
Regional Centre for Biotech., India
Dr. Yuval Ofir
Lumus Optical, Israel
Dr. Tommy Hung-Ting Chen
Iowa State University
Dr. Palaniappan Arumugam
Dr. Gilles Claver
Dr. Allan Goodman
Albany Molecular Research, Inc.
Dr. Chang-Cheng You
Arsenal Medical
Dr. Belma Erdogan-Haug
Dr. Roy Shenhar
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Amitav Sanyal
Bogazici University, Turkey
Dr. Ulf Drechsler
Dr. Tyler Norsten
National Research Council of Canada
Singyuk Hou
University of Maryland College Park
Yuqing Xing
UMass Amherst
Xian Wang
Biogen Idec
Nandini Chari
Joseph Worrall
Epic Therapeutics
Ali Bayir
Basar Gider
Westfälische Tech. Hochschule Aachen
Tongxiang Lu
Michael Pollier