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Alabama A&M University

Surabhi, R; Batra AK; Chilvery, A; Bhat, K; Aggarwal, M. Characteristics of V2O5 Single Bulk Crystals Grown by Modified Bridgman Method. Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine. 2014, 6(7),736-740.

Surabhi, R; Aggarwal, M; Batra, AK; Gupta, S. Design of a Low-Cost Automatic Diameter Control Czochralski (CZ) Crystal Growth System with VB.6.0 Software. Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine. 2014,6(12),1-6.

Chilvery, AK; Batra, AK; Yang, B; Xiao, K; Guggilla, P; Aggarwal, MD; Surabhi, R; Lal, RB; Currie, JR; Penn, BG. Perovskites: Transforming Photovoltaics, a Mini-Review. Journal of Photonics for Energy. 2015, 5(1). DOI:10.1117/1.JPE.5.057402

Budak, S; Baker, M; Lassiter, J; Smith, C; Muntele, C; Johnson, RB. Effects of Thermal Annealing on the Thermoelectric and Optical Properties of SiO2/SiO2+Cu Nanolayer Thin Films. Journal of Electronic Materials. 2015, 44(6), 1420-1425. DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-3386-9.

Budak, S; Heidary, K; Johnson, RB; Colon, T; Muntele, C; Ila, D. MeV Si Ion Modifications on the Thermoelectric Generators from Si/Si+Ge Superlattice Nano-Layered Films. Applied Surface Science. 2014, 301, 221-225.

Güner, S; Budak, S; Gibson, B; Ila, D. Optical Properties of Ag Nanoclusters Formed by Irradiation and Annealing of SiO2/SiO2: Ag Thin Films. Applied Surface Science. 2014, 310, 180-183.

Budak, S; Guner, S; Minamisawa, RA; Muntele, CI; Ila, D. Thermoelectric Properties of Zn4Sb3/CeFe(4-x)CoxSb12 Nano-Layered Superlattices Modified by MeV Si Ion Beam. Applied Surface Science. 2014, 310, 226-229.

Budak, S; Guner, S; Muntele, C; Ila, D. Thermoelectric Generators from AgBiTe and AgSbTe Thin Films Modified by High Energy Beam. Journal of Electronic Materials. 2015, 44(6), 1884-1889.

Budak, S; Gulduren, E; Allen, B; Cole, J; Lassiter, J; Colon, T; Muntele, C; Alim, MA; Bhattacharjee, S; Johnson, RB. Thermoelectric Generators from SiO2/SiO2+Ge Nanolayer Thin Films Modified by MeV Si Ions. Solid-State Electronics. 2015, 103, 131-139.

Sadate, S; Farley, C; Kassu, A; Sharma, A. Standoff Raman Spectroscopy of Explosive Nitrates Using 785nm Laser. American Journal of Remote Sensing. 2015, 3(1), 1-5.

Auburn University

Choi, YS; David, AE. Cell Penetrating Peptides and the Mechanisms for Intracellular Entry. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 2014,15(3),192-199.

Duke, S; Davis, VD. Fuel Cell Car Design Project for Freshman Engineering Courses. Chemical Engineering Education. 2014, 48(3), 157-164.

Xu, P; Tong, F; Park, M; Davis, VA; Hamilton, MC. Solution-Based Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube Bumps for Flip-Chip Interconnects. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. 2014, 13(6), 1118-1126. DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2014.2340132

Tong, F; Chung, Y; Goswami, J; Davis, V; Hamilton, M; Kim, DJ; Koo, H; Lee, KK; Park, M. Surface Plasmon Resonance Characteristics of DC Magnetron Sputtered Ag Nanoislands on Transparent Conducting Oxide Coated Flexible and Rigid Substrates. Electronics Letters. 2014,50,623-624. DOI:10.1049/e1.2014.0442

Cruz, LF; Parker, JK; Cobine, PA; De La Fuente, L. Calcium-Enhanced Twitching Motility in Xylella fastidiosa is Linked to a Single PilY1 Homolog. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 2014, 80(23), 7176-7185.

Oliver, JE; Sefick, SA; Parker, JK; Arnold, T; Cobine, PA; De La Fuente, L. Ionome Changes in Xylella Fastidiosa-Infected Nicotiana Tabacum Correlate with Virulence and Discriminate Between Subspecies of Bacterial Isolates. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Journal. 2014, 27(10), 1048-58.

Prakash, D; Wu, Y; Suh, SJ; Duin, EC. Elucidating the Process of Activation of Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase. Journal of Bacteriology. 2014, 196(13), 2491-2498.

Li, Y; Lee, TB; Weerasiri, KC; Wang, T; Buss, EE; McKee, ML; Gorden, AEV. 2-Quinoxalinol Diamine Cu(II) Complex: Facilitating Catalytic Oxidation Through Dual Mechanisms. Dalton Transactions. 2014, 43, 13578-13583. DOI:10.1039/C4DT01562B.

Weerasiri, KC; Gorden, AEV. Cu(II) 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Catalyzed Oxidation of Propargylic, Benzylic, and Allylic Alcohols Using Tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide in Aqueous Solutions. Tetrahedron. 2014, 70(43), 7962-7968. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.08.050

Whelan, NV; Kocot, KM; Santos, SR; Halanych, KM. Nemertean Toxin Genes Revealed Through Transcriptome Sequencing. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2014, 6(12), 3314-3325. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evu258.

Cannon, JT; Kocot, KM; Waits, DS; Weese, DA; Swalla, BJ; Santos, SR; Halanych, KM. Phylogenomic Resolution of the Hemichordate and Echinoderm Clade. Current Biology. 2014, 24(23), 2827-2832.

Brannock, PM; Waits, DS; Sharma, J; Halanych, KM. High-Throughput Sequencing Characterizes Intertidal Meiofaunal Communities in Northern Gulf of Mexico (Dauphin Island and Mobile Bay, Alabama). Biological Bulletin. 2014, 227(2),161-174.

Halanych, KM; Kocot, KM. Repurposed Transcriptomic Data Facilitate Discovery of Innate Immunity Toll-Like Receptor (TLR) Genes Across Lophotrochozoa. Biological Bulletin. 2014, 227(2), 201-209.

Orélis-Ribeiro, R; Arias, CR; Halanych, KM; Cribb, TH; Bullard, SA. Diversity and Ancestry of Flatworms Infecting Blood of Non-Tetrapod Craniates “Fishes”. Advances in Parasitology. 2014, 85, 1-64.

Moroz, LL; Kocot, KM; Citarella, MR; Dosung, S; Norekian, TP; Povolotskaya, IS; Grigorenko, AP; Dailey, C; Berezikov, E; Buckley, KM; Reshetov, D; Ptitsyn, A; Mukherjee, K; Moroz, TP; Bobkova, Y; Yu, F; Kapitonov, VV; Jurka, J; Bobkov, Y; Swore, JJ; Girardo, DO; Fodor, A; Gusev, F; Sanford, R; Bruders, R; Kittler, E; Mills, CE; Derelle, R; Solovyev, VV; Rast, JR; Swalla, BJ; Kondrashov, FA; Sweedler, JV; Rogaev, EI; Halanych, KM; Kohn, AB. The Ctenophore Genome and the Evolutionary Origins of the Neural Systems. Nature. 2014, 510, 109-114.

Cowart, DA; Halanych, KM; Shaeffer, SW; Fisher, CR. Depth-Dependent Gene Flow in Gulf of Mexico Cold Seep Lamllibrachia Tubeworms (Annelida, Sibglinidae). Hydrobiologia. 2014, 736 (1), 139-154.

Weigert, A; Helm, C; Meyer, M; Nickel, B; Arendt, D; Hausdorf, B; Santos, SR; Halanych, KM; Purschke, G; Bleidorn, C; Struck, TH. Illuminating the Base of the Annelid Tree Using Transcriptomics. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2014, DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msu080

Zanol, J; Halanych, KM; Fauchald, K. Reconciling Taxonomy and Phylogeny in the Bristleworm Family Eunicidae (Polychaete, Annelida). Zoologica Scripta. 2014, 43(1), 79-100.

Dietz, L; Arango, CP; Dömel, JS; Halanych, KM; Harder, AM; Held, C; Mahon, AR; Mayer, C; Melzer, RR; Rouse, G; Weis, A; Wilson, N; Leese, F. Regional Differentiation and Extensive Hybridisation Between Mitochondrial Clades of the Southern Ocean Giant Sea Spider Colossendeis Megalonyx. Royal Society Open Science. 2015. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140424

Havird, JC; Kocot, KM; Brannock, PM; Cannon, JT; Waits, DS; Weese, DA; Santos, SR; Halanych, KM. Reconstruction of Cyclooxygenase Evolution in Animals Suggests Variable, Lineage-Specific Duplications, and Homologs with Low Sequence Identity. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 2015, 80(3-4), 193-208.

Mitchell, RT; Henry, RP. Carbonic Anhydrase Induction in Euryhaline Crustaceans is Rate-Limited at the Post-Transcriptional Level. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 2014, 169:15-23.

Desai, GS; Zheng, C; Geetha, T; Mathews, ST; White, BD; Huggins, KW; Zizza, CA; Broderick, TL; Babu, JR. The Pancreas-Brain Axis: Insight Into Disrupted Mechanisms Associating Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2014, 42 (2), 347-356.

Rege, SD; Geetha, T; Griffin, GD; Broderick, TL; Babu, JR. Neuroprotective Effects of Resveratrol in Alzheimer Disease Pathology. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2014, 6, 218.  DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00218.

Brust, KB; Corbell, KA; Al-Nakkash, L; Babu, JR; Broderick, TL. Expression of Gluconeogenic Enzymes and 11Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1 in Liver of Diabetic Mice After Acute Exercise. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy. 2014, 7, 495-504.

Zheng, C; Geetha, T; Babu, JR. Failure of Ubiquitin Proteasome System: Risk for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Neurodegenerative Diseases. 2014, 14(4), 161-175.

Wang, Z; Rashotte, AM; Dane, F. Citrullus Colocynthis NAC Transcription Factors CcNAC1 and CcNAC2 are Involved in Light and Auxin Signaling. Plant Cell Reports. 2014, 33(10), 1673-1686.

Shi, X; Gupta, S; Rashotte, AM. Characterization of Two Tomato AP2/ERF Genes, SlCRF1 and SlCRF2 in Hormone and Stress Responses. Plant Cell Reports. 2014, 33(1), 35-45.

Gupta, S; Rashotte, AM. Expression Patterns and Regulation of SICRF3 and SICRF5 in Response to Cytokinin and Abiotic Stresses in Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum). Journal of Plant Physiology. 2014, 171(3-4), 349-358.

Wang, Z; Rashotte, AM; Moss, AG; Dane, F. Two NAC Transcription Factors from Citrullus Colocynthis, CcNAC1, CcNAC2 Implicated in Multiple Stress Responses. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 2014, 36(3), 621-634.

Kang, JY; Eggert, M; Mouli, S; Aljuffali, I; Fu, X; Nie, B; Sheil, A; Waddey, K; Oldham, CD; May, SW; Amin, R; Arnold, RD. Pharmacokinetics, Antitumor, and Cardioprotective Effects of Liposome-Encapsulated Phenylaminoethyl Selenide in Human Prostate Cancer Rodent Models. Pharmaceutical Research. 2015, 32(2), 852-862. DOI: 10.1007/s11095-014-1501-5

Quach, ND; Mock, JN; Scholpa, NE; Eggert, MW; Payré, C; Lambeau, G; Arnold, RD; Cummings, BS. Role of the Phospholipase A2 Receptor in Liposome Drug Delivery in Prostate Cancer Cells. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2014, 11(10), 3443-3451. DOI: 10.1021/mp500174p

Maynard, BA; Brooks, JC; Hardy, EE; Easley, CJ; Gorden; AE. Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Electronic Spectroscopy and Microfluidic Detection of Cu(+2) and UO2(+2) [di-tert-butyl-salphenazine] Complexes. Dalton Trans. 2015. 44(10): 4428-4430.

Halanych, KM. The Ctenophore Lineage is Older then Sponges. That Cannot Be Right! Or Can It?. Journal of Experimental Biology. 2015, 218: 592-597.

Brannock, PM; Halanych, KM. Meiofaunal Community Analysis by High Throughput Sequencing: Comparison of Extraction, Quality Filtering, and Clustering Methods. Marine Genomics. 2015, 23:67-75.

Goswami, J; Davis, VA. Viscoelasticity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Unsaturated Polyester Resin: Effects of Purity and Chirality Distribution. Macromolecules. 2015, 48(23): 8641-8650.

Tuskegee University

Hossain, ME; Hossain, MK; Hosur, MV; Jeelani, S. Effect of Dispersion Conditions on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanofiber-Polyester Nanocomposities. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology. 2015, 137(3), 31005:1-9.

Nuruddin, M; Gupta, R; Tcherbi-Narteh, A; Hosur, M; Jeelani, S. Synergistic Effect of Graphene Nanoplatelets and Nanoclay on Epoxy Polymer Nanocomposities. Advanced Materials Research. 2015, 1119, 155-159. DOI: 10.4028/

Chowdhury, RA; Hosur, MV; Nurrudin, M; Tcherbi-Narteh, A; Kumar, A; Boddu, V; Jeelani, S. Self-Healing Epoxy Composite-Preparation, Characterization, and Healing Performance. Journal of Materials Research and Technology. 2015, 4(1), 33-43.

Watkins, D; Nuruddin, M; Hosur, M; Tcherbi-Narteh, A; Jeelani, S. Extraction and Characterization of Lignin from Different Biomass Resources. Journal of Materials Research and Technology. 2015, 4(1), 26-32.

Rahman, MM; Hosur, M; Hsiao, KT; Wallace, L; Jeelani, S. Low Velocity Impact Properties of Carbon Nanofibers Integrated Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Hybrid Composites Manufactured by OOA-VBO Process. Composites Structures. 2015, 120, 32-40.

Islam, ME; Rahman, MM; Hosur, M; Jeelani, S. Thermal Stability and Kinetics Analysis of Epoxy Composites Modified with Reactive Polyol Diluent and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014. DOI: 10.1002/APP.41558

Hosur, M; Maroju, H; Jeelani, S. Comparison of Effects of Alkali Treatment on Flax Fibre Reinforced Polyester and Polyester-Biopolymer Blend Resins. Polymers and Polymer Composites. 2014, 23(4), 229-242.

Agubra, VA; Hosur, MV. Environmental Degradation of E-Glass/Nanocomposite Under the Combined Effect of UV Radiation, Moisture and Rain. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 2014, 52, 1024-1029.

Hossian, MK; Chowdhury, MR; Salam, MB; Malone, J; Hosur, MV; Jeelani, S; Bolden, NW. Improved Thermomechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite Using Amino Functionalized XDCNT. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014, 131(17).

Hossain, MK; Karim, MR; Chowdhury, MR; Imam, MA; Hosur, M; Jeelani, S; Farag, R. Comparative Mechanical and Thermal Study of Chemically Treated and Untreated Single Sugarcane Fiber Bundle. Industrial Crops and Products. 2014, 58, 78-90.

Salaam, AD; Hwang, PT; Poonawalla, A; Green, HN; Jun, HW; Dean, D. Nanodiamonds Enhance Therapeutic Efficacy of Doxorubicin in Treating Metastatic Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer. Nanotechnology. 2014, 25(42):425103. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/42/425103.

Green, HN; Crockett, SD; Martyshkin, DV; Singh, KP; Grizzle, WE; Rosenthal, EL; Mirov, SB. A Histological Evaluation and In Vivo Assessment of Intratumoral NIR Photothermal Nanotherapy-Induced Tumor Regression. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2014, 9: 5093-5102.

Salaam, AD; Hwang, P; McIntosh, R; Green, HN; Jun, HW; Dean, D. Nanodiamond-DGEA Peptide Conjugates for Enhanced Delivery of Doxorubicin to Prostate Cancer. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 2014, 5:937-945. DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.5.107

Crews, K; Reeves, C; Thomas, P; Abugri, D; Russell, A; Curry, ML. Heterogeneous Catalysis of C-O Bond Cleavage for Cellulose Deconstruction: A Potential Pathway for Ethanol Production. ISRN Journal of Nanotechnology. 2014. Article ID 634679.

Tiimob, B; Apalangya, V; Samuel, T; Jeelani, S; Rangari, V. Synthesis, Characterization and In Vitro Cytotoxicity Assessment of Eggshell-Derived B-CaSiO3 Nano Biomaterial. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 2015, 8(2): 180-193.

Madan, J; Gundala, SR; Baruah, B; Nagaraju, M; Yates, C; Turner, T; Rangari, V; Hamelberg, D; Reid, MD; Aneja, R. Cyclodextrin Complexes of Reduced Bromonoscapine in Guar Gum Microspheres Enhance Colonic Drug Delivery. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2014, 11(12), 4339-4349.

Rahman, MM; Netravali, AN; Tiimob, BJ; Rangari, VK. Bioderived ‘Green’ Composite from Soy Protein and Eggshell Nanopowder. ACS Sustainable Chemical Engineering. 2014, 2(10), 2329-2337.

Tiimob, BJ; Rangari, VK; Jeelani, S. Effect of Reinforcement of Sustainable B-CaSiO3 Nanoparticles in Bio-Based Epoxy Resin System. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014, DOI: 10.1002/APP.40867.

Hassan, TA; Rangari, VK; Jeelani, S. Value-Added Biopolymer Nanocomposites from Waste Eggshell-Based CaCO3 Nanoparticles as Fillers. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2014, 2(4), 706-717.

Apalangya, V; Rangari, V; Tiimob, B; Jeelani, S; Samuel, T. Development of Antimicrobial Water Filtration Hybrid Material from Bio Source Calcium Carbonate and Silver Nanoparticles. Applied Surface Science. 2014, 295, 108-114.

Zainuddin, S; Fahim, A; Hosur, MV; Rahman, MM; Tyson, JD; Jeelani, S. Optimization of Mechanical and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Epoxy and E-Glass/Epoxy Composites Using NH2-MWCNTs, Acetone Solvent and Combined Dispersion Methods. Composite Structures. 2014, 110, 39-50.

Zainuddin, S; Arefin, T; Fahim, A; Hosur, MV; Tyson, JD; Kumar, A; Trovillion, J; Jeelani, S. Recovery and Improvement in Low-Velocity Impact Properties of E-Glass/Epoxy Composites Through Novel Self-Healing Technique. Composite Structures. 2014, 108, 277-286.

Reza-E-Rabby, Md; Jeelani, S; Rangari, VK. Microwave Processing of SiC Nanoparticles Infused Polymer Composites: Comparison of Thermal and Mechanical Properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2014. DOI: 1002/APP.41708

Kasturi, P. Stability-Indicating HPLC Assay for Lysine-Proline-Valine (KPV) in Aqueous Solutions and Skin Homogenates. Biomedical Chromatography. 2015, 29: 716-721.

University of Alabama

Patent: Chopra, N. “Oxide-Based Nanostructures and Methods for their Fabrication and Use.” US Patent# 20150080208 A1

He, Z; Lopez, N; Chi, X; Li, D. Solution-Based 5,6,11,12-tetrachlorotetracene Crystal Growth for High-Performance Organic Thin Film Transistors. Organic Electronics. 2015, 22, 191-196.

Asare-Yeboah, K; Frazier, RM; Szulczewski, G; Li, D. Temperature Gradient Approach to Grow Large, Preferentially-Oriented 6,13-bis(triisopropylsilylethynyl) Pentacene Crystals for Organic Thin Film Transistors. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B. 2014, 32, 052401.

Li, Y; Chopra, N. Graphene Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticle-Quantum Dot Heterostructures and their Electrochemical Characterization. Applied Surface Science. 2015, 344, 27-32.

Chopra, N; Wu, J; Agrawal, P. Synthesis of Nanoscale Heterostructures Comprised of Metal Nanowires, Carbon Nanotubes, and Metal Nanoparticles: Investigation of their Structure and Electrochemical Properties. Journal of Nanomaterials. 2015, Article ID 125970.

Li, Y; Chopra, N. Progress in Large-Scale Production of Graphene: Part 1: Chemical Methods. Journal of Minerals, Metals, and Materials. 2015, 67(1), 34-43.

Li, Y; Chopra, N. Progress in Large-Scale Production of Graphene: Part 2: Vapor Methods. Journal of Minerals, Metals, and Materials. 2015, 67 (1), 44-52.

Chopra, N; Shi, W; Lattner, A. Fabrication and Characterization of Copper Oxide (CuO)-gold (Au)-titania (TiO2) and Copper Oxide (CuO)-gold (Au)-indium tin oxide (ITO) Nanowire Heterostructures. Materials Characterization. 2014, 96, 71-77.

Chopra, N. Integrated Computational Materials Engineering: A Multi-Scale Approach. Journal of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society. 2015, 67(1), 118-119.

Li, Y; Kumar, K; Chopra, N. Fabrication and Electrochemical Properties of Copper Oxide (CuO) Nanowire-Cobalt Oxide (Co3O4) Nanoparticle Heterostructures for Oxygen Evolution Reaction Nanomaterials and Energy. 2014, 3(3), 93-101.

Wu, J; Shi, W; Chopra, N. Optical Properties of Gold/Multilayer-Graphene/Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Materials. Carbon. 2014, 68, 708-717.

Shi, W; Chopra, N. Combinatorial Approaches for Efficient Screening of Multicomponent Photocatalysts and Fuel Cell Catalysts. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(5), 256-264.

Shi, W; Chopra, N. Nanoscale Heterostructures for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting and Photodegradation of Pollutants. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(3), 158-178.

Shi, W; Venkatachalam, K; Gavalas, V; Qian, D; Andrews, R; Bachas, LG; Chopra, N. The Role of Plasma Treatment on Electrochemical Capacitance of Un-Doped and Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotubes. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(2), 71-81.

Shi, W; Chopra, N. Controlled Fabrication of Photoactive Copper Oxide (CuO)-Cobalt Oxide (Co3O4) Nanowire Heterostructures for Efficient Phenol Photodegradation. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2012, 4(10), 5590-5607.

Chopra, N; Shi, W; Evans, V. Nanotechnology for High School Classrooms: Development of Experimental Demonstration for Patterning Magnetic Nanoparticles Using FerroFluids. Journal of Nano Education. 2013, 4(1-2), 8-18.

Chopra, N; Reddy, RG. Undergraduate Education in Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. Journal of Minerals, Metals, and Materials. 2012, 64(10), 1127-1129.

Chopra, N. Going from Material Defects to Heat Transfer Analysis: Impacting Our Understanding of Nanomaterials for Energy Efficiency. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(4), 179-179.

Kalkan, AK; Chopra, N. Harnessing Sunlight by Photocatalysis: A Sustainable Pathway for Renewable Fuels and Clean Water. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(3), 114-116.

Chopra, N. Materials Selection, Processing, and Structure-Function Relationships for Energy Materials. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2013, 2(2), 59-59.

Chopra, N. Nanoscale Characterization for Nanomaterials for Energy: Scientists Playing the Role of Detectives. Nanomaterials and Energy. 2012, 1(6), 316-317.

Brons, JG: Thompson, GB. Orientation Mapping via Precession-Enhanced Electron Diffraction and Its Applications in Materials Science. The Journal of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society. 2014, 66(1), 165-170.

Wan, L; Yu, XX; Thompson, GB. Phase Stability and In Situ Growth Stresses in Ti/Nb Thin Films. Acta Materialia. 2014, 80, 490-497.

Yu, XX; Weinberger, CR; Thompson, GB. Ab Initio Investigations in the Phase Stability in Tantalum Carbides. Acta Materialia. 2014, 80, 341-349.

Kapoor, M; Thompson, GB. Role of Atomic Migration in Nanocrystalline Stability: Grain Size and Thin Film Stress States. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science. 2015, 19(2), 138-146.

Yu, XX; Thompson, GB; Weinberger, CR. Influence of Carbon Vacancy Formation on the Elastic Constants and Hardening Mechanisms in Transition Metal Carbides. Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 2015, 35 (1), 95-103.

De Leon, N; Yu, XX; Yu, H; Weinberger, CR; Thompson, GB. Bonding Effects on the Slip Differences in B1 Monocarbides. Physical Review Letter. 2015, 114(16), 165502.

Hornbuckle, BC; Noebe, RD; Thompson, GB. Influence of Hf Solute Additions on the Precipitation and Hardenability in Ni-Rich NiTi Alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 2015, 640, 449-454.

Hornbuckle, BC; Sasaki, TT; Bigelow, GS; Noebe, RD; Weaver, ML; Thompson, GB. Structure-Property Relationships in a Precipitation Strengthened Ni-29.7Ti-20Hf (at%) Shape Memory Alloy. Materials Science and Engineering: A. 2015, 637, 63-69.

Hsu, DHD; Hornbuckle, BC; Valderrama, B; Barriee, F; Henderson, HB; Thompson, GB; Manuel, MV. The Effect of Aluminum Additions on the Thermal, Microstructural and Mechanical Behavior of NiTiHf Shape Memory Alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 2015, 638, 67-76.

Kapoor, M; Thompson, GB. Role of Atomic Migration in Nanocrystalline Stability: Grain Size and Thin Film Stress States. Current Opinion in Solid State Materials Science. 2015, 19(2):138-146.

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Patent: Mirov, S.B., Gallian, A., Martinez, A., Fedorov, V. “Saturable Absorbers for Q-Switching of Middle Infrared Laser Cavities.” US Patent# 20080101423 A1

Do, AN; Irvin, MR; Lynch, AI; Claas, SA; Boerwinkle, E; Davis, BR; Ford, CE; Eckfeldt, JH; Tiwari, HK; Limdi, NA; Arnett, DK. The Effects of Angiotensinogen Gene Polymorphisms on Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes During Antihypertensive Treatment in the GenHAT Study. Front Pharmacol. 2014, 5:210. DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2014.00210

Frazier-Wood, AC; Wojczynski, MK; Borecki, IB; Hopkins, PN; Lai, CQ; Ordovas, JM; Straka, RJ; Tsai, MY; Tiwari, HK; Arnett, DK. Genetic Risk Scores Associated with Baseline Lipoprotein Subfraction Concentrations Do Not Associate with their Responses to Fenofibrate. Biology (Basel). 2014, 3(3): 536-550. DOI: 10.3390/biology3030536

Hill, AE; Plyler, ZE; Tiwari, H; Patki, A; Tully, JP; McAtee, CW; Moseley, LA; Sorscher, EJ. Longevity and Plasticity of CFTR Provide an Argument for Noncanonical SNP Organization in Hominid DNA. PLoS One. 2014, 9(10):e109186.

Yan, Q; Tiwari, HK; Yi, N; Gao, G; Zhang, K; Lin, WY; Lou, XY; Cui, X; Liu, N. A Sequence Kernel Association Test for Dichotomous Traits in Family Samples Under a Generalized Linear Mixed Model. Hum Hered. 2015, 79(2): 60-68.

Vaughan, LK; Wiener, HW; Aslibekyan, S; Allison, DB; Havel, PJ; Stanhope, KL; O’Brien, DM; Hopkins, SE; Lemas, DJ; Boyer, BB; Tiwari, HK. Linkage and Association Analysis of Obesity Traits Reveals Novel Loci and Interactions with Dietary n-3 Fatty Acids in an Alaska Native (Yup’ik) Population. Metabolism. 2015, 64(6), 689-697.  DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2015.02.008

Tran, NT; Aslibekyan, S; Tiwari, HK; Zhi, D; Sung, YJ; Hunt, SC; Rao, DC; Broeckel, U; Judd, SE; Muntner, P; Kent, ST; Arnett, DK; Irvin, MR. PCSK9 Variation and Association with Blood Pressure in African Americans: Preliminary Findings from the HyperGEN and REGARDS Studies. Front Genet. 2015, 6:136. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00136

Lebron-Aldea, D; Dhurandhar, EJ; Perez-Rodrigues, P; Klimentidis, YC; Tiwari, HK; Vazquez, AI. Integrated Genomic and BMI Analysis for Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment. Front Genet. 2015, 6:75. DOI: 10.3389/fgene,2015.00075

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Titles and Credits for Books and Chapters

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Book: Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Controls: Planning, Design, and Performance. Pitt, R., Clark, S.E., Lake, D. 2007, DEStech Publications, Inc.

Book Chapter:  Binding, Transport and Storage of Metal Ions in Biological Cells. Wedd, A., & Maret, W (eds.). 2014, Royal Chemical Society. Contributed Chapter 17: Vest, K.E., & Cobine, P.A. “Binding, Transport and Storage of Copper in Mitochondria.”

Book Chapter: Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures, Volume 6: Woven Composites. Aliabadi, M.H. (ed). 2015, World Scientific Publishing. Contributed Chapter 6: Hosur, M., Chowdhury, F., Jeelani, S. “Effects of Fabrication Processes and Nanoclay Inclusion on the Performance of Woven Carbon/Epoxy Composite Laminates.”

Book: Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems. Clary, J., Pitt, R., Steets, B (eds.). 2014, American Society of Civil Engineers. Book cover photo used with permission from ASCE.  This material may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Book Chapter: Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics: Materials for Extreme Environmental Applications. Fahrenholtz, W.G., Wuchina, E.J., Lee, W.E., Zhou, Y. (ed). 2014, Wiley. Contributed Chapter 12: Thompson, G.B., Weinberge, C.R. “Tantalum Carbides: Their Microstructures and Deformation Behavior.”