Haibin Ning, Yongzhe Yan, Doni Thomas, Siddhartha Brahma, Selvum Pillay, and Katherine M. E. Stewart, Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate, Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastics Engineering, San Antonio, TX, April 2020.

Fedorov, B.K. Coyne, K. Karki, S. Balabanov, A. Belyaev, V. Smolski, S. Subedi, S. Mirov, “Spectroscopic characterization of Fe:ZnAl2O4, Fe:MgAl2O4 and Fe:InP crystals for mid-IR laser applications”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering; Solid State Lasers XXIX: Technology and Devices Volume 11259, Article number 112591A; San Francisco, United States; 4 -6 February (2020). DOI:10.1117/12.2546501


Bijuan Chen*, Ekaterina M. Pärschke*, Wei-Chih Che, Brandon Scoggins, Bing Li, Mahalingam Balasubramanian, Steve Heald, Jianbo Zhang, Hongshan Deng, Raimundas Sereika, Yesudhas Sorb, Xia Yin, Yan Bi, Ke Jin, Qiang Wu, Cheng-Chien Chen*, Yang Ding*, Ho-kwang Mao, Probing Cerium 4f States across the Volume Collapse Transition by X-ray Raman Scattering J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, XXX, 7890-7897, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02819

Rau, Aaditya*; Chakrabarty, Kallol; Gullion, William; Baker, Paul; Bikmukhametov, Ilias; Martens, Richard; Thompson, Gregory; Catledge, Shane, “A Diffusion Approach for Plasma Synthesis of Superhard Tantalum Borides”,Journal of Materials Research 1-10, Published online by Cambridge University Press: 09 December 2019.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2019.357.

Vladimir Fedorov, Tristan Carlson, and Sergey Mirov, “Energy transfer in iron-chromium co-doped ZnSe middle-infrared laser crystals,” Opt. Mater. Express 9, 2340-2347 (2019)

V. Fedorov, T. Carlson and S. Mirov, “Energy Transfer in Transition Metal Ions co-Doped Chalcogenide Mid-IR Laser Materials,” 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2019, pp. 1-2, doi: 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2019.JTu2A.116.


Alford, A.; Tucker, B.; Kozlovskaya, V.; Chen, J.; Gupta, N.; Caviedes, R.; Gearhart, J.; Graves, D.; Kharlampieva, E. Encapsulation and Ultrasound-Triggered Release of G-Quadruplex DNA in Multilayer Hydrogel Microcapsules. Polymers 201810, 1342. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10121342

O. Gafarov, R. Watkins, V. Fedorov, and S. Mirov, “Middle Infrared Electroluminescence of Cr2+ ions in n-type Al:Cr:ZnSe crystal,” in Laser Congress 2018 (ASSL), OSA Technical Digest (Optica Publishing Group, 2018), paper AW3A.4.

T. Carlson, O. Gafarov, V. Fedorov, and S. Mirov, “Energy Transfer in Fe:Cr:ZnSe mid-IR laser materials,” in Laser Congress 2018 (ASSL), OSA Technical Digest (Optica Publishing Group, 2018), paper AW3A.7.


Morphological Transition in Diamond Thin-Films Induced by Boron in a Microwave Plasma Deposition Process, Paul A. Baker, David R. Goodloe and Yogesh K. Vohra,* MDPI, November 2017 https://doi.org/10.3390/ma10111305

Karim I. Budhwani, Makena A Dettmann, Mansoor N Saleh, Vinoy Thomas*, Nano and Microbubble Systems for On-Demand Cancer Drug Delivery, Current Nanoscience, Volume 13 , 2017, DOI:10.2174/1573413713666171009160858

M.W. Kielty, M. Dettmann,V. Herrig,M.G. Chapman,M.R. Marchewka,A.A. Trofimov,U. Akgun,L.G. Jacobsohn, Investigation of Ce3+ luminescence in borate-rich borosilicate glasses, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Elsevier, 26 June 2017 DOI:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2017.06.022

Johnson, Craig, Vohra, Yogesh; Tsoi, Georgiy; “Magnetic Transition Temperatures follow Crystallographic Symmetry in Samarium under High-Pressures and Low-Temperatures” by Article reference: J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29 (2017) 065801 (5pp)
DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/29/6/065801


Dina M. Yamaleyeva, Paul A. Baker, and Shane A. Catledge “A Wear Evaluation of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) against Nanostructured Diamond-Coated Ti-6Al-4V Alloy”, Journal of Young Investigators 31 (3), 21-26 (2016).



Britta Manifold

Manifold, Britta, Chen, Cheng-Chien, Oral presentation titled “NISQ-era Simulations of Quantum Many-Body Dynamics” given in the 87th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS) on November 5–6, 2020.
https://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/SES20/Session/B02.4 Britta Manifold. is supported by the NASA-Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

K. Kopecky, S. B. Harris, and R. P. Camata; “SrTiO3/FeSe Superlattice for Robust Interface Enhanced Superconductivity,” in Symposium NM 11: Topological and Quantum Phenomena in Oxides and Oxide Heterostructures, NM11.04.03, 2020 Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Phoenix, AZ, April 14, 2020, accepted for presentation. mrs:spring2020/nm11

William Lowery, Bibek Dhami, Ravi Tripathi, and Kannatassen Appavoo, “Synthesis and Optical Properties of Organic DAAQ Nanowires,” University of Montevallo Undergraduate Research Day, March 2020, Montevallo, AL.

Allison Norman, Eddy S. Yang 1,2 , MD, PhD and Ling Zeng 1, Therapeutic effects of the combination treatments in breast cancer and head and neck cancer models, Mississippi Academy of Science Poster Session 1st Place Winner/Presenter February 2020; Mississippi Honors Conference 1st Place Winner/Presenter January 2020.

Bryce Coyne

1,2Bryce K Coyne,1 Krishna Karki,1 Vladimir Fedorov,1 Sergey Mirov, , “Spectroscopic characterization of Fe:MgAl2O4, Fe:ZnAl2O4 and Fe:InP crystals for mid-IR laser applications, SPIE LASE 2020

Philip Charles Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Bradford J, Charles P, Tucker BS, Thomas V. Bio-mineralization of  3D printed and low temperature  plasma (LTP) modified PLA scaffolds,   Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC conference) 2020. March

Claudia Nardone, Suman Bhandari, and M.E Zvanut, “The angular dependence of point defects in Ga2O3, and how their roadmaps are used to determine the type of impurities”, Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, live oral presentation on-line, Nov. 2020.

Aditya Rau, Chakrabarty, W. Gullion, P.A. Baker, I. Bikmukhametov , R.L. Martens, G.B. Thompson and S.A. Catledge. A diffusion approach for plasma synthesis of superhard tantalum borides. Journal of Materials Research, 35(5), 481-490 (2020).

Doni Thomas, Rhodes College

Haibin Ning, Yongzhe Yan, Doni Thomas, Siddharta Brahma, Selvum Pillay, and Katherine M.E. Stewart, “Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate”, Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastic Engineering, San Antonio, TX, April 2020.


Allison NormanEddy S. Yang1,2, MD, PhD and Ling Zeng1 Therapeutic effects of the combination treatments in breast cancer and head and neck cancer models, University of Alabama at Birmingham Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), 2019 

Alison Norman
, Eddy S. Yang, and Lin Zeng, “Combining PARP inhibitor olaparib and HER2/EGFR inhibitor in HER2 positive breast cancer cells”, National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), Nov18-21, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Saugat Ghimire, Ravi Tripathi, William Lowery and Kannatassen Appavoo, “OpticalSpectroscopy of resonating modes in molecular nanowires,” APS Southeastern section, Nov 2019, Wrightsville Beach, NC. (Presentation made by Physics Graduate Student, Saugat Ghirmire)

William Lowery, Bibek Dhami, Ravi Tripathi, and Kannatassen Appavoo, Synthesis and Optical Properties of Organic DAAQ Nanowires, Senior Seminar, November 2019, Montevallo, AL.

William Lowery, Olivia Eldridge, and Houston Byrd, Synthesis of Metal Coordination Polymers, University of Montevallo Undergraduate Research Day, March 2019, Montevallo, AL.

Michael Martinez-SzewczykCoe College

Martinez-Szewczyk*, C. W. Cotton, S. B. Harris, R. P. Camata, “Studies in the crystallization kinetics of ultrathin tungsten oxide layers.” 2019 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society, April 22-26, 2019, Phoenix, Arizona. Accepted for Presentation. (Symposium: “Interfacial Science and Engineering—Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Chemistry.”)

Vladimir V. Fedorov, Tristan Carlson, Ozarfar Gafarov, Sergey Mirov, “Excitation of Fe(2+) ions via Cr(2+)->Fe(2+) and Co(2+)->Fe(2+) energy transfer in co-doped chalcogenide laser crystals” (Conference Presentation),” Proc. SPIE 10896, Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices, 108961F (13 March 2019);


Davis, Brian*; Zhou, Lufang; Ernst, Patrick,  BMES 2018 Atlanta, GA, October 17-20, 2018, “Cardiac Magnetogenetics: Noninvasive Control of the Heart”

Joshua VaudreyUtah Valley University

J. J. Vawdrey*, K Chakrabarty, J Chang, and S.A. Catledge. “An Investigation of MPCVD Synthesis of Boron Nitride”. 2018 Annual Meeting of the APS Four Corners Section. Salt Lake City, UT, USA, October 12-13, 2018.

J. Gearhart* (poster), A. Alford, N. Gupta, E. Kharlampieva, 2018 Summer UAB Undergraduate Research EXPO, “Encapsulation and Controlled Release of G-quadruplex DNA through PMAA/PVPON Microcapsules”, J. Gearhart* (poster), A. Alford, N. Gupta, E. Kharlampieva, 07/26/18 (The First Place in the Physical Science Category in the REU-2018 Oral/Poster Presentation Competition).


Brandon Scoggins, Bijuan Chen, Yang Ding, Cheng-Chien Chen, Shining X-Ray Light on the Volume Collapse Phenomenon of Cerium Metal, 84th Annual Meeting of the APS Southeastern Section, Volume 62, Number 13, Thursday–Saturday, November 16–18, 2017; Milledgeville, Georgia

Brianna Kenney*, Subash Paudel, Jamiyanaa Dashdorj, Mary Ellen Zvenut, Violet Poole, Matthew McCluskey, STEM Day – 4/14/2017 Normal, AL – AAMU, “Study of Defects in Strontium Titanate Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.”

Temperature dependence of spectroscopic and electrical properties of Cr(Fe):ZnSe laser active materials. ”Gafarov, Ozarfar,  Watkins, RickBernard, Chandler, Fedorov, Vladimir, Mirov, Sergey. DOI: 10.1117/12.2252670: SPIE LASE, February 2017.


Budhwani, KI. Dettmann M, Thomas, V Enhanced drug delivery and sonothrombolysis in ischemic heart disease with core-shell polymer microbubbles. 5th Annual Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center Symposium 2016.

Budhwani, K I, Dettmann M, Thomas, V Good Vibrations: Advanced cancer theranostics for imaging contrast and precision therapeutic delivery using intrinsic frequency response of core-shell drug-loaded polymer microbubbles. 7th Annual Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium (SEMSS). 2016

Kaleb Burrage, Eric H. Remington, Renato P. Camata; “Pulsed Laser Deposited Gadolinium-Doped Barium Zirconate Thin Films with Controlled Crystallographic Texture for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” 2016 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, November 27-December 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts.

Eric H. Remington, Kaleb Burrage, Kelly Dillon, Renato P. Camata; “ThroughPlane and InPlane Measurement of Protonic Conductivity in Gd and Yb Doped Barium Zirconate Thin Films,” 2016 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, November 27-December 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts. 

B. C. Chandler, Z. R. Lindsey, O. Gafarov, M. W. Rhoades, V. V. Fedorov, S. B. Mirov, and R. P. Camata; “Praseodymium- and Erbium-Doped Zinc Selenide Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition for Middle-Infrared Laser Sources,” 2016 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, November 27-December 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts.

Alex M. Fenton, Kelly K. Dillon, Noah W. El-Bermani, Amber J. Genau, and Renato P. Camata; “Thermal Stress Effects in Vanadium Oxide/YSZ Composite Anodes for Built-in Energy Storage in Thin Film YSZ Fuel Cell Structures” 2016 Meeting of the Materials Research Society, March 28 – April 1, 2016, Phoenix, AZ

Vinoy Thomas1; Paloma Coelho1; Siddhartha Patel; Andrew Wood; Self-reinforced Fibro-porous 3D Tubes for Vascular Graft Applications: TMS Annual Meeting 2016, February 14-18, Nashville, TN.

Brianna Kenney*, Subash Paudel, Jamiyanaa Dashdorj, Mary Ellen Zvenut, Violet Poole, Matthew McCluskey, PhysCon 2016- San Francisco, CA, Nov 3-5, 2016 “Study of Defects in Strontium Titanate Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

STEM Day – 4/14/2017 Normal, AL – AAMU, “Study of Defects in Strontium Titanate Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.”

Smoot, Moriah, Estep, Patrick, Gilbert, Shawn, Eberhardt, Alan. The Effects of Obesity on the Shear Strength of Murine Growth Plates. Poster session presented at: 145th The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society Annual Meeting and Conference, Nashville, TN. 2016

Estep, P.N., Smoot, M., Gilbert, S.R., Eberhardt, A.W., Mechanical Properties of the Growth Plate in a Rat Model of Obesity, SB3C 2016, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, June 29 –July 2, National Harbor, MD, USA