Vahid Rahmanian, Muhammed Ziauddin Ahmad Ebrahim, Seyedamin Razavi, Mai Abdelmigeed, Eduardo Barbieri, Stefano Menegatti, Gregory N. Parsons, Fanxing Li, Tahira Pirzada and Saad A. Khan ,“Vapor Phase Synthesis of Metal Organic Frameworks on a Nanofibrous Aerogel Creates Enhanced Functionality,” J. Mater. Chem. A,  (2023) (DOI)

Si. Liu, C Sui, J. E. Ryu et al., A scalable microstructure photonic coating fabricated by roll-to-roll “defects” for daytime sub-ambient passive radiative cooling, Nanoletters, (2023), 23, 17, 7767–7774, (DOI) [Journal Cover]

Mariam Sohail, Tahira Pirzada, Richard Guenther, Eduardo Barbieri, Tim Sit, Stefano Menegatti, Nathan Crook, Charles H. Opperman, and Saad A. Khan, “Cellulose Acetate-Stabilized Pickering Emulsions: Preparation, Rheology, and Incorporation of Agricultural Active Ingredients”. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering,11 (42), 15178-15191(2023) (DOI)

DM Nalband, P Sarker, SA Khan, DO Freytes, Characterization and biological evaluation of a novel flavonoid‐collagen antioxidant hydrogel with cytoprotective properties, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials (2023) , (DOI)

Prottasha Sarker, Pallav K. Jani, Lilian C. Hsiao , Orlando J. Rojas, Saad A. Khan, “Interacting collagen and tannic acid Particles: Uncovering pH-dependent rheological and thermodynamic behaviors”. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2023), DOI

Vahid Rahmanian, Tahira Pirzada, Eduardo Barbieri, Sherafghan Iftikhar, Fanxing Li, Saad A. Khan, “Mechanically robust, thermally insulating and photo-responsive aerogels designed from sol-gel electrospun PVP-TiO2 nanofibers” Applied Materials Today (2023), 32, 101784, DOI

T. Pirzada, S.A. Khan. C.H. Opperman, A. Affokpon, Banana-paper seed wrap increases yam crop yield and quality in Africa, Nature Food, 2023, 4(2), 142-143.

Tahira Pirzada, Antoine Affokpon, Richard H. Guenther, Reny Mathew, Sachin Agate, Aitana Blevins, Medwick V. Byrd, Tim L. Sit, Stephen R. Koenning, Eric L. Davis, Lokendra Pal, Charles H. Opperman & Saad A. Khan, “Plant-biomass-based hybrid seed wraps mitigate yield and post-harvest losses among smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa” Nature Food (2023), DOI

Ria D. Corder,  Robert B. Vachieri, Megan E. Martin, Darlene K. Taylor, Jodie M. Fleming and Saad A. Khan, “Linear and nonlinear rheology of liberase-treated breast cancer tumors.” Biomaterials Science (2023), DOI

Yosra Kotb Christopher M. Serfass Alain Cagnard Katelyn R. Houston Saad A. Khan Lilian C. Hsiao  and Orlin D. Velev, Molecular structure effects on the mechanisms of corrosion protection of model epoxy coatings on metals, Materials Chemistry Frontiers (2023), DOI


Prottasha Sarker, Danielle M. Nalband, Donald O. Freytes, Orlando J. Rojas, Saad A. Khan, High-Axial-Aspect Tannic Acid Microparticles Facilitate Gelation and Injectability of Collagen-Based Hydrogels, Biomacromolecules (2022); DOI

Mahshid Hosseini, Vahid Rahmanian, Tahira Pirzada, Nikolay Frick, Abhichart Krissanaprasit, Saad A Khan, Thomas H LaBean, DNA aerogels and DNA-wrapped CNT aerogels for neuromorphic applications, Materials Today Bio (2022), DOI

Srivatsan Ramesh, Jack Davis, Alexandra Roros, Chuanzhen Zhou, Nanfei He, Wei Gao, Saad Khan, Jan Genzer, Stefano Menegatti, Nonwoven Membranes with Infrared Light-Controlled Permeability, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2022); DOI

Md Didarul Islam, Himendra Perera, B. Black, M.  Phillips, Muh‐Jang Chen, G.Hodges, A.  Jackman, Yuxuan Liu, Chang‐Jin Kim, M.  Zikry, Saad Khan, Yong Zhu, M. Pankow, J. E Ryu, Template‐Free Scalable Fabrication of Linearly Periodic Microstructures by Controlling Ribbing Defects Phenomenon in Forward Roll Coating for Multifunctional Applications, Advanced Materials Interfaces, (2022), DOI

M. Sohail, T. Pirzada, C. H. Opperman, and S. A. Khan, Recent Advances in Seed Coating Technologies: Transitioning Toward Sustainable Agriculture, Green Chemistry (2022), : DOI: 10.1039/d2gc02389j

E. Barbieri, C.C. Cutright, S.A. Khan, K.Efimenko, J. Genzer, and S. Menegatti, Potent antibacterial composite nonwovens functionalized with bioactive peptides and polymers, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2022 (in press)

S.Wang,#, T. Pirzada#, W.Xie, E.Barbeiri1, O.Hossain, C. H. Opperman, L. Pal, Q.Wei, G. N. Parsons*, and S. A. Khan*, Creating Hierarchically Porous Banana Paper-Metal Organic Framework (MOF) Composites with Multifunctionality, Applied Materials Today Volume 28, August 2022, 1015172022

C. M. Serfass, Y. Kotb, K. M. Smith, K.R. Houston, S.A. Khan, O.D. Velev, L.C. Hsiao, Microstructural Defects of EpoxyPhenolic Polymers on Metal Substrates during Acidic Corrosion, ACS Applied Poly. Mat, 2022, 4 (5), 3196-3204 (4/13 first published)

T. Pirzada#, M. Sohail#, A. Tripathi, B. Farias, R. Mathew, C. Li, C. H. Opperman, S. A. Khan, Towards Sustainable Crop Protection: Aqueous Dispersions of Biodegradable Particles with Tunable Release and Rainfastness, Advanced Functional Materials, May 2022 32 (18), 2270107; (#co-first authors)

Y.Kotb, A.Cagnard, K. R Houston, S.A Khan, L. C Hsiao, O. D Velev, What makes epoxy-phenolic coatings on metals ubiquitous: Surface energetics and molecular adhesion characteristics, J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 2022, 608, 643-643

C. H. Opperman et al., Wrap and Plant’ technology to manage sustainably potato cyst nematodes in East Africa, Nature Sustainability, 2022, 5425–433;

A.K. Pervaje, M.A. Pasquinelli, S.A. Khan, E. E. Santiso, Multiscale Constitutive Modeling of the Mechanical Properties of 2 Polypropylene Fibers from Molecular Simulation Data, Macromolecules 2022, 55, 3, 728–744

S. Ramesh, E. Ford, Y. Park, S.A. Khan, S. Menegatti, J. Genzer Self-healing and repair of fabrics: A comprehensive review of the application toolkit, Materials Today, Vol 54, April 2022 90-109.

C.Mora-Navarro, M.E Garcia, P. Sarker, E.W Ozpinar, J.R Enders, S.A. Khan, R.C Branski, D. O Freytes, Monitoring decellularization via absorbance spectroscopy during the derivation of extracellular matrix scaffolds, Biomedical Materials, 2022 17(1), 015008.


M.K. Dufficy, R.D. Corder, K.A. Dennis, P.S. Fedkiw, and S.A. Khan, Guar Gel Binders for Silicon Nanoparticle Anodes: Relating Binder Rheology to Electrode Performance, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, October 2021, 13, 51403−51413,

S. Jin, S. A. Khan, O. J. Rojas,and R.J. Spontak, Anion-Specific Water Interactions with Nanochitin: Donnan and Osmotic Pressure Effects as Revealed by Quartz Microgravimetry. Langmuir, 37, October 2021, 11242-11250, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c01585

P. Adhikari, P.K. Jani, L.C. Hsiao, O.J. Rojas, S.A. Khan, Interfacial Contributions in Nanodiamond-Reinforced Polymeric Fibers, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, September 2021, 125, 36, 10312–10323,

S. Barilovits, S. A. Khan, E. Shim, Experimental Investigation of the Fiber Formation Process and Web Structures Using an Annular Meltblowing Spinneret, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Sep 8 2021, 2021, 60, 13627-13636,

V. Rahmanian, T. Pirzada, S. Wang, and S. A. Khan, Cellulose-Based Hybrid Aerogels: Strategies Towards Design & Functionality, Advanced Materials,  October 2021,33 (51) 2170401

C. Cutright, J.L. Harris, S. Ramesh, S. A. Khan, J. Genzer, S. Menegatti. Surface-bound microgels for separation, sensing, and biomedical applications, Advanced Functional Materials, 2021,

R.D. Corder, S.V. Gadi, R.C. Vachieri, F.L. Jayes, J.M. Cullen, D. K. Taylor*, S.A. Khan*, Using Rheology to Quantify the Effects of Localized Collagenase Treatments on Uterine Fibroid Digestion, Acta Biomaterialia, 134, October 2021, 443-452,

S. Jin, E. G. Facchine, S. A. Khan*, O. J. Rojas*,and R.J. Spontak*, Mesophase Characteristics of Cellulose Nanocrystal Films Prepared from Electrolyte Suspensions, J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 599, October 2021, Pages 207-218;

S. Jin, E. G. Facchine, O. J. Rojas, S. A. Khan* and R.J. Spontak*, Cellulose nanofibers and the film formation dilemma: drying temperature and tunable optical, mechanical and wetting properties of composite films using waterborne polyesters, J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 598, September 2021, 369-378;

M. Rutkevičius, T. Pirzada, M.T. Geiger, and S.A. Khan, Creating Superhydrophobic, Abrasion-Resistant & Breathable Coatings from Water-Borne PDMS-PU Co-Polymer and Fumed Silica, J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 596, August 2021, 479-492,

B. V. Farias and S.A. Khan, Probing gels and emulsions using large-amplitude oscillatory shear and frictional studies with soft substrate skin surrogates, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 201, May 2021, 111595,

B. G. Facchine, L. Bai, O. J. Rojas, and S.A. Khan, Associative structures formed from cellulose nanofibrils and nanochitins are pH-responsive and exhibit tunable rheology, J. Coll. Inter. Sci., 588, 15, 232-241, April 2021,

S. Ramesh, J. Davis, A. Roros, J. Eiben, T. Fabiani, R. Smith, L. Reynolds, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, J. Genzer, and S. Menegatti, Dual-responsive microgels for structural repair and recovery of nonwoven membranes for liquid filtration, ACS Applied Poly. Mat., Feb 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c01360

B.V. Farias, F. Haeri and S. A. Khan*, Linking Polymer Hydrophobicity and Molecular Interactions to Rheology and Tribology in Phospholipid-containing Complex Gels, J. Coll. Int. Sci., 584, 134-144, 15 February 2021,

A. Ali, T. Treasure, L. Hansen, T. Nypelo, H. Jameel, S.A. Khan, H.M. Chang, M.A. Hubbe, R.A. Venditti, Effect of plasticizers and polymer blends for processing softwood kraft lignin as carbon fiber precursors, Cellulose, 28(2), 1039-1053, Jan. 2021, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-020-03571-2


R.D. Corder, P. Adhikari, M.C. Burroughs, O.J. Rojas*, and Saad A. Khan*, Cellulose Nanocrystals for Gelation and Percolation-induced Reinforcement of a Photocurable Poly (vinyl alcohol) Derivative, Soft Matter, 16, 8602-8611, 18 Aug 2020,

E.G. Facchine, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan* and O.J. Rojas*, Quantitative Calorimetric Studies of the Chiral Nematic Mesophase in Aqueous Cellulose Nanocrystal Suspensions, Langmuir, 3636, 10830-10837 Aug 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01871

J.H. Lavoie , O.J. Rojas, S.A. Khan* and E. Shim*, Migration Effects of Fluorochemical Melt Additives for Alcohol Repellency in Polypropylene Nonwoven Materials, ACS Applied Mat. Inter. 1232, 36787-36798, July 2020,

R.J. Smith, T. Fabiani, S. Wang, S. Ramesh, S.A. Khan, E. Santiso, F.L.B. da Silva, C. Gorman, S. Menegatti, Exploring the physicochemical and morphological properties of peptide‐hybridized dendrimers (DendriPeps) and their aggregates, J. Polymer Science, 2020,

C. Cutright, R. Finkelstein, E. Orlowski, E. Mcintosh, Z. Brotherton, S. Khan, J. Genzer, and S. Menegatti, Nonwoven fiber mats with thermo-responsive permeability to inorganic and organic electrolytes, J. Membrane Sci., Volume 616, 15 December 2020, 118439,

E.G. Facchine, R.J. Spontak, O.J. Rojas and S.A. Khan, Shear-dependent Structures of Flocculated Micro/Nanofibrillated Cellulose (MFNC) in Aqueous Suspensions, Biomacromolecules 219, 3561-3570, July 20, 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c00586

S.Wang, N. L. Pomerantz, Z. Dai, W. Xie , E. E. Anderson, T. Miller, S.A. Khan* and G. N. Parsons*, Polymer of intrinsic microporosity (PIM) based fibrous mat: combining particle filtration and rapid catalytic hydrolysis of chemical warfare agent simulants into a highly sorptive, breathable, and mechanically robust fiber matrix, Materials Today Advances, 8, 100085, December 2020, Work featured in Materials Today []

T. Neumann, E. Facchine, B. Leonardo, S.A. Khan, M. Dickey, Direct-write Printing of a Self-Encapsulating Liquid Metal-Silicone Composite, Soft Matter, 16, 6608-6618, 2020,

B. V. Farias, D. Brown, A. Hearn, N. Nunn, O.Shenderova and S.A. Khan, Nanodiamond-stabilized Pickering Emulsions: Microstructure and Rheology, J. Coll. Int. Sci, 580, 180-191 15 November 2020,

T. Pirzada, Farias, R. Mathew, R.H. Guenther, M.V.Byrd, T. L.Sit, L. Pal, C. H.Opperman, S.A.Khan, Recent Advances in Biodegradable Matrices for Active Ingredient Release in Crop Protection: Towards Attaining Sustainability in Agriculture, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 48, 121-136, August 2020,

R.D. Corder, S.C. Dudick, J.E. Bara, and S.A. Khan, Photorheology and Gelation during Polymerization of Coordinated Ionic Liquids, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2, 6, 2397-2405, May 14, 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c00343.

S.Wang, K. Shi, A. Tripathi, U. Chakraborty, G.N. Parsons*, and S.A. Khan*, Designing Intrinsically Microporous Polymer (PIM-1) Microfibers with Tunable Morphology and Porosity via Controlling Solvent/Nonsolvent/Polymer Interactions, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2, 6, 2434-2443, May 8, 2020, DOI:10.1021/acsapm.0c00386.

T. Pirzada, R. Mathew, R. H. Guenther, T. L. Sit, C. H. Opperman, L. Pal and S. A. Khan, Tailored Lignocellulose based Biodegradable Matrices with Effective Cargo Delivery for Crop Protection, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 7(24), 19848-19856, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b05670 [cover:]

A. K. Pervaje, J. C. Tilly, A. T. Detwiler, R. J. Spontak, S. A. Khan, and Erik E. Santiso, Molecular Simulations of Thermoset Polymers Implementing Theoretical Kinetics with Top-Down Coarse-Grained Models, Macromolecules, 2020, 53(7) 2310-2322,

C. Cutright, Z. Brotherton, L. Alexander, J. Harris, K. Shi, S.A. Khan, J. Genzer and S. Menegatti, Packing density, homogeneity, and regularity: Quantitative correlationsbetween topology and thermoresponsive morphology of PNIPAM-co-PAAmicrogel coating, Applied Surface Science, Volume 5081 April 2020, Article 145129

B. V. Farias, L. C. Hsiao, and  Saad A. Khan, Rheological and Tribological Behavior of Gels and Emulsions Containing Polymer and Phospholipid, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 2020, 2(4), 1623-1633, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c00053

T. Pirzada, Z. Ashrafi, W. Xie and S.A. Khan, Cellulose Silica Hybrid Nanofiber Aerogels – From sol-gel Electrospun Nanofibers to Multifunctional Aerogels, Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 30(5), 1907359 [Frontispiece:]

R. D. Corder#, J. C. Tilly#, W. F. Ingram, R. J. Spontak and S. A. Khan, UV-Curable Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Polydimethylsiloxane and Zirconia Nanoparticles: Reactive vs. Passive Nanofillers, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 202022, 394-403 DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00855 (#co-first authors)


B.V. Farias#, T. Pirzada#, R. Mathew, T.L. Sit, C. Opperman and S.A. Khan, Electrospun Polymer Nanofibers as Seed Coatings for Crop Protection, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019724, 19848-19856, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b05200 (# co-first authors)

J.C. Tilly, A.K. Pervaje, D.L. Inglefield, E. E. Santiso, S.A. Khan and R. J. Spontak, Thermomechanical and Free-Volume Properties of Polyester–Polyol Films for Coatings Applications: Role of Diol Composition, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. Aug. 27 2019, 1, 9, 2398-2406, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00502

T. Pirzada, B. V. Farias, H. M. A. Chu & S. A. Khan, Fabrication of Guar-Only Electrospun Nanofibers Exploiting a High and Low Molecular Weight Blend, ACS Omega 2019, 4, 6, 10767-10774.

A. Tripathi, B.L. Tardy, S.A. Khan, F. Liebner and O. J. Rojas, Expanding the upper limits of robustness of cellulose nanocrystal aerogels: outstanding mechanical performance and associated pore compression response of chiral-nematic architectures, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 15309-15319, DOI: 10.1039/c9ta03950c

A.Tripathi, M.Rutkevičius, A. Bose, O.J. Rojas, S. A. Khan, Experimental and Predictive Description of the Morphology of Wet-Spun Fibers, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., May 14, 2019, 1, 6, 1280-1290,

J.C. Tilly, A.K. Pervaje, D.L. Inglefield, E. E. Santiso, R. J. Spontak and S. A. Khan, Spectroscopic and Rheological Cross-Analysis of Polyester Polyol Cure Behavior: Role of Polyester Secondary Hydroxyl Content, ACS Omega, 2019, 4 (1), pp 932–939

C. J. Cox, B. Hovey, T. D. Fornes, and S. A. Khan, Reversible Structure Formation of Aluminum Trihydroxide (ATH) Dispersions in Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), Langmuir 2019 35 (1), pp 237–247.


A.K. Pervaje, J.C. Tilly, D.L. Inglefield, Jr., R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, and E.E. Santiso, Modeling Polymer Glass Transition Properties from Empirical Monomer Data with the SAFT-γ Mie Force Field, Macromolecules, 2018, 51 (23), pp 9526-9537

W. Xie, S.A. Khan, O.J. Rojas, G.N. Parsons, Control of Micro- and Mesopores in Carbon Nanofibers and Hollow Carbon Nanofibers Derived from Cellulose Diacetate via Vapor Phase Infiltration of Diethyl Zinc, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 20186 (11), pp 13844–13853.

A. Tripathi, M. Ago M., S.A. Khan, O.J. Rojas, Heterogeneous Acetylation of Plant Fibers into Micro- and Nanocelluloses for the Synthesis of Highly-stretchable, Tough and Water-Resistant Co-continuous Filaments via Wet-Spinning, ACS Appl. Mat. & Int 2018, 10 (51), pp 44776–44786

S.K. Smith, L. Z. Lugo-Morales, C. Tang, S.P. Gosrani, C. A. Lee, J. G. Roberts, S.W. Morton, . G. S. McCarty, S. A. Khan and L.A. Sombers, Quantitative Comparison of Enzyme Immobilization Strategies for Glucose Biosensing in Real-Time Using Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry Coupled with Carbon-Fiber Microelectrodes, ChemPhysChem, 5 FEB 2018, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201701235

Wang, Y. Ye, J. Yu, A.R. Kahkoska, X. Zhang, C. Wang, W. Sun, R.D. Corder, Z.Chen, S.A. Khan, J. B. Buse, and Z.Gu, ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (3), pp 2466–2473

A.Tripathi, G.N. Parsons, S. A. Khan, and O. J. Rojas, Synthesis of organic aerogels with tailorable morphology and strength by controlled solvent swelling following Hansen solubility, Scientific Reports , 2018, 8, 2106


A.Tripathi, G.N. Parsons, O. J. Rojas, and S. A. Khan, Featherlight, Mechanically Robust Cellulose Ester Aerogels for Environmental Remediation, ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (8), pp 4297–4305

A Tripathi, A Ferrer Carrera, SA Khan, O.J. Rojas, Morphological and Thermochemical Changes upon Autohydrolysis and Microemulsion Treatments of Coir and Empty Fruit Bunch Residual Biomass to Isolate Lignin-Rich Micro- and Nanofibrillar Cellulose,  ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., (2017), 5 (3), 2483–2492.

M.K. Dufficy, S. Y Huang, S.A. Khan, P.S. Fedkiw, Effects of composition and structure on the performance of tin/graphene-containing carbon nanofibers for Li-ion anodes, RSC Advances (2017) 7 (25), 15428-15438.


Y. Lin, C. Ladd, S. Wang, J. Genzer, S. A. Khan, M. D. Dickey, “Drawing Metallic Wires at Room Temperature”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, (2016) 7 55-63.

N.G. Berg, B.L. Pearce, P. J. Snyder, N. Rohrbaugh, M. W. Nolan, P. Adhikari, S.A. Khan and A. Ivanisevic, “Interfaces with Tunable Mechanical and Radiosensitizing Properties”, ACS Appl. Mater. (2016) 8 (34), 21956-21961.

M.A. Hassan, N. Anantharamaiah, S.A. Khan, B. Pourdeyhimi, CFD Simulations and Experiments of Meltblown Fibers: New Die Designs to Enhance Fiber Attenuation and Filtration Quality, Ind. Eng. & Chem. Res. 2016, 55(7) 2049-2058.

J.Z. Mundy, A. Shafiefarhood, F. Li, S.A. Khan, G.N. Parsons, Low temperature Pt-ALD on nylon-6 for highly conductive and catalytic fiber mats,  Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 34, (2016)

Khosrow Khodabandehlou, Shaomin Tian, Xianwen Yi, James C. Luft, Saad A. Khan, Joseph M. DeSimone, “Precision Particles for Local Delivery of Proteins Using Intra-Articular Route”, Adv. Healthcare Mat. 2016 , 5, 653-658.

M.K. Dufficy, S.A. Khan, and P.S. Fedkiw, “Hierarchical Graphene-Containing Carbon Nanofibers for Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 1327−1336

M.A. Hassan, S.A. Khan and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Fabrication of micro-meltblown filtration media using parallel plate die design”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., (2016), 133, 42998,  DOI: 10.1002/app.42998


N.A. Vogel, P.S. Williams, A.H. Brozena, D. Sen, S.Atanasov, G.N. Parsons and S. A. Khan, “Delayed Dissolution and Small Molecule Release from Atomic Layer Deposition Coated Electrospun Nanofibers”, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 2, 1500229, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500229

M.K. Dufficy, M.T. Geiger, C.A. Bonino, C. A., and S.A. Khan, “Electrospun ultrafine fiber composites containing fumed silica: From solution rheology to materials with tunable wetting”. Langmuir (2015), 31(45), 12455-12463.

M. K. Dufficy, S. A. Khan and P.S. Fedkiw, “Galactomannan binding agents for silicon anodes in Li-ion batteries”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2015), 3, 12023-12030, DOI: 10.1039/C5TA03126E

A. A. Abdala,, S. Amin, J. H. van Zanten & S. A. Khan, “Tracer Microrheology Study of a Hydrophobically Modified Comblike Associative Polymer”, Langmuir (2015) DOI: 10.1021/la504904n

T. Jiang, W. Sun, Q. Zhu, N. A. Burns, S.A. Khan, R. Mo, and Z. Gu, “Furin-Mediated Sequential Delivery of Anticancer Cytokine and Small-Molecule Drug Shuttled by Graphene, Adv. Mater. (2015), 27, 1021–1028; DOI: 10.1002/adma.201404498

N.A. Burns, M. C. Burroughs, H. Gracz, C. Q. Pritchard, A. H. Brozena, J. Willoughby & S. A. Khan, “Cyclodextrin facilitated electrospun chitosan nanofibers”, RSC Adv. (2015) 5, 7131-7137; DOI: 10.1039/c4ra09662b

Khodabandehlou, A. S. Kumbhar, S. Habibi, A. A. Pandya, J. C. Luft, S. A. Khan, & J. M. DeSimone, “Silylated Precision Particles for Controlled Release of Proteins”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2015), 7, 5756−5767; DOI: 10.1021/am508520z


S.I. Jeong, N.A. Burns, C.A. Bonino, I.K. Kwon, S.A. Khan, & E. Alsberg, “Improved cell infiltration of highly porous 3D nanofibrous scaffolds formed by combined fiber-fiber charge repulsions and ultra-sonication”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B (2014) 2, 8116–8122.

T. Pirzada, S. A. Arvidson, C.D. Saquing, S.S. Shah & S.A. Khan, “Hybrid carbon silica nanofibers through sol-gel electrospinning”, Langmuir (2014) 30 (51), pp 15504–15513; DOI: 10.1021/la503290n.

C. Tang, C.D. Saquing, P.K. Sarrin, R.M. Kelly and S.A. Khan, “Nanofibrous Membranes for Single-Step Immobilization of Hyperthermophilic Enzymes”, J. Membrane Sci. (2014) 472, 251–260 DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2014.08.037

C. Tang, C.D. Saquing, S.W. Morton, B.N. Glatz, R.M. Kelly and S.A. Khan, “Cross-linked Polymer Nanofibers for Hyperthermophilic Enzyme Immobilization: Approaches to Improve Enzyme Performance”, ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces (2014) 6 (15), 11899–11906, DOI: 10.1021/am5033633

N.A. Burns, M. A. Naclerio, A. Shojaei, S.R. Raghavan and S.A. Khan, “Nanodiamond Gels in Nonpolar Media: Colloidal and Rheological Properties”, Journal of Rheology (2014) 58(5), 1599-1614.

A.K. Higham, C.A. Bonino, S.R.. Raghavan and S.A. Khan, “Photo-Activated Ionic Gelation of Alginate Hydrogel: Real-Time Rheological Monitoring of the Two-Step Crosslinking Mechanism”, Soft Matter, (2014), 10, 4990–5002, DOI: 10.1039/c4sm00411f

J.L. Manasco, C. Tang, N.A. Burns, C.D. Saquing, S.A. Khan, “Rapidly Dissolving Poly (vinyl alcohol)/ Cyclodextrin Electrospun Nanofibrous Membranes”, RSC Advances (2014) 4, 13274-13279, DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43836H.

A.K. Higham, C. Tang, A.M. Landry, M.C. Pridgeon, E.M. Lee, A.L. Andrady, and S.A. Khan, “Foam Electrospinning: A Multiple Jet, Needle-less Process for Nanofiber Production”, AIChE Journal (2014)  60 (4), 1355–1364, DOI 10.1002/aic.14381

S.T. Sullivan, C. Tang, A. Kennedy, S. Talwar, and S.A. Khan, “Electrospinning and Heat Treatment of Whey Protein Nanofibers”, Food Hydrocolloids (2014) 35, 36-50..

A.K. Higham, L.A. Garber, D.C. Latshaw II, C. K. Hall, J.A. Pojman, and S.A. Khan, “Gelation and Cross-Linking in Multifunctional Thiol and Multifunctional Acrylate Systems Involving an in Situ Comonomer Catalyst”, Macromolecules, (2014), 47 (2), pp 821–829


M.F. Canbolat, N. Gera, C. Tang, B. Monian, B.M Rao, B. Pourdeyhimi, & S.A. Khan, “Preservation of Cell Viability and Protein Conformation on Immobilization within Nanofibers via Electrospinning Functionalized Yeast”, ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces (2013) 5(19), 9349–9354 DOI 10.1021/am4022768

Y. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Effects of surfactants on the microstructures of electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers and their carbonized analogs”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2013) 30(5), 3726-3735.

E. Blanco, S. Lam, S.K. Smoukov, K.P. Velikov, S.A. Khan, and O.D. Velev, “Stability and Viscoelasticity of Magneto-Pickering Foams”, Langmuir (2013) 29 (32), 10019–10027, DOI: 10.1021/la4014224

C.D. Saquing, C.Tang, B. Monian, C.A. Bonino, J.L. Manasco, E. Alsberg, S. A. Khan, “Alginate-PEO Blend Nanofibers and the Role of the Carrier Polymer in Electrospinning”, Ind. Eng. & Chem. Res. (2013) 52(26), pp 8692–8704, DOI: 10.1021/ie302385b

Y. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Catalytic graphitization and formation of mesoporous activated carbon nanofibers from salt-induced and H2S treated polyacrylonitrile”, Journal Of Materials Sci. (2013) 48(22), 7783-7790.

Y. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Synthesis and characterization of silver/lithium cobalt oxide (Ag/LiCoO2) nanofibers via Sol-gel electrospinning”, Journal of Physics & Chemistry of Solids (2013) 74(11), 1538-1545.

B. Wang, R. R. Sharma-Shivappa, J. W. Olson, S. A. Khan, “Production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) by Alcaligenes latus using sugarbeet juice”, Industrial Crops and Products (2013) 43, 802-811,  DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.08.011

Y. Aykut, G.N. Parsons, B.Pourdeyhimi, S. A. Khan, “Synthesis of mixed ceramic MgxZn1-xO nanofibers via Mg2+ doping using sol-gel electrospinning”, Langmuir (2013) 29 (12), 4159–4166, DOI:10.1021/la400281c

M.A. Hassan, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Fabrication of Nanofiber Meltblown Membranes and their Filtration Properties”, J. Membrane Sci. (2013), 427(15), 336-344, DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2012.09.050


B.Gong, J.C. Spagnola, S.A. Arvidson, S.A. Khan, G.N. Parsons, “Directed inorganic modification of bi-component polymer fibers by selective vapor reaction and atomic layer deposition”, Polymer (2012), 53 (2), 4631-4636, 2012.08.018

Y. Aykut, C.D. Saquing, B. Pourdeyhimi, G.N. Parsons, S.A. Khan, “Templating quantum dot to phase-transformed electrospun TiO2 nanofibers for enhanced photo-excited electron injection” ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces (2012) 4 (8), pp 3837–3845, DOI: 10.1021/am300524a

B. Wang, R. R. Sharma-Shivappa, J. W. Olson, S. A. Khan, “Upstream Process Optimization of Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) by Alcaligenes latus using Two-Stage Batch and Fed-batch Fermentation strategies”, Bioprocess Biosyst Eng (2012) 35, 1591-1602, DOI 10.1007/s00449-012-0749-6

E. Çakır, S.A. Khan, E.A. Foegeding, “The effect of pH on gel structures produced using proteinepolysaccharide phase separation and network inversion”, International Dairy Journal (2012), 27, 99-102, doi:10.1016/j.idairyj.2012.03.013

A. Rafe, S. M.A. Razavi, S.A. Khan,Rheological and structural properties of β-lactoglobulin and basil seed gum mixture: Effect of heating rate”, Food Research International (2012) 49(1), 32-38,

C.Tang, A. E. Ozcam, B. Stout, and S. A. Khan, “Effect of pH on Protein Distribution in Electrospun PVA/BSA Composite NanoFibers”, Biomacromolecules (2012) 13(5) 169-1278, DOI: 10.1021/bm2017146

T. Pirzada, S. A. Arvidson, C. D. Saquing, S. S. Shah, S. A. Khan, “Hybrid Silica-PVA Nanofibers via Sol-gel Electrospinning”, Langmuir (2012) 28(13 5834-5844 DOI: 10.1021/la300049j)

J.L. Manasco, C.D. Saquing, C. Tang, and S.A. Khan, “Cyclodextrin Fibers via Polymer-free Electrospinning”, RSC Advances (2012) 2(9) 3778-3784 (DOI: 10.1039/C2RA00004K)

C.A. Bonino, K. Efimenko, S.I. Jeong, M.D. Krebs, E. Alsberg, S. A. Khan, “Three-Dimensional Electrospun Alginate Nanofiber Mats via Tailored Charge Repulsions”, Small (2012) 8(12) 1928-1936 DOI 10.1002/smll.201101791

S.A. Arvidson, K. C. Wong, R. E. Gorga, S.A. Khan, “Structure, molecular orientation, and resultant mechanical properties in core/sheath poly(lactic acid)/polypropylene composites”, Polymer (2012) 53-791-800 DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2011.12.042

S. A. Arvidson, K. E. Roskov, J. J. Patel, R. J. Spontak, S. A. Khan, and R. E. Gorga, “Modification of Melt-Spun Isotactic Polypropylene and Poly(lactic acid) Bicomponent Filaments with a Premade Block Copolymer”, Macromolecules (2012) 45, 913−925 DOI: 10.1021/ma202246h


C.A. Bonino, J.E. Samorezov, O. Jeon, E. Alsberg, and S.A. Khan, “Real-time in-situ Rheology of Alginate Hydrogel Photocrosslinking”, Soft Matter (2011) 7(24) 11510-11517 DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06109g

M.F. Canbolat, C. Tang, S.H.Bernacki, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A.Khan, “Mammalian Cell Viability in Electrospun Composite Nanofiber Structures”, Macromoleular Bioscience (2011) 11(10), October 1346–1356, DOI 10.1002/mabi.201100108

C.A. Bonino, L. Ji, Z. Lin, O. Toprakci, X. Zhang, S. A. Khan, “Electrospun Carbon-Tin Oxide Composite Nanofibers for Use as Lithium Ion Battery Anodes”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2011) (July) 3(7) 2534-2542 DOI: 10.1021/am2004015

C.A. Bonino, M.D. Krebs, C. D. Saquing, S I Jeong, K. L. Shearer, E. Alsberg, S. A. Khan, “Electrospinning alginate-based nanofibers: From blends to crosslinked low molecular weight alginate-only systems”, Carbohydrate Polymers (2011) 85 (1) 111-119.


M.K. Gaines, S.D. Smith, J.Samseth, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Nanoparticle Network Formation in Nanostructured 3 and Disordered Block Copolymer Matrices”, Nanoscale Res Lett (2010) 5(10) 1712-1718

S. Talwar, A.S. Krishnan, J.P. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Electrospun Nanofibers with Associative Polymer-Surfactant Systems”, Macromolecules (2010) 43(18) 7650-7656 DOI: 10.1021/ma1013447

S.I. Jeong, M.D. Krebs, C.A. Bonino, J.E. Samorezov, S.A. Khan, and E. Alsberg, “Electrospun Chitosan–Alginate Nanofibers with In Situ Polyelectrolyte Complexation for Use as Tissue Engineering Scaffolds” Tissue Engineering: Part A (2011) January 17 (1/2) 59-70. DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2010.0086

A.S. Krishnan, S. Seifert, B. Lee, S.A. Khan and R.J. Spontak, “Cosolvent-regulated time–composition rheological equivalence in blockcopolymer solutions”, Soft Matter (2010) 6, 4331-4334.

S. Mahammad, G.W. Roberts, S. A. Khan, “Manipulation of Hydrophobic Interactions in Associative Polymers using Cyclodextrin and Enzyme”, Soft Matter, 2010, 6, 4237-4245.

S.I. Jeong, M.D. Krebs, C.A. Bonino, S.A. Khan, and E. Alsberg, “Electrospun alginate nanofibers with controlled cell adhesion for tissue engineering”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2010, 10, 934-943, DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201000046

J. C. Spagnola, B. Gong, S. A. Arvidson, J. S. Jur, S. A. Khan and G. N. Parsons, “Surface and sub-surface reactions during low temperature aluminium oxide atomic layer deposition on fiber-forming polymers” J. Mater. Chem., (2010) 20, 4213-4222 DOI: 10.1039/c0jm00355g

C. Appaw, R.D. Gilbert, S.A. Khan, J.F. Kalda, “Phase separation and heat-induced gelation characteristics of cellulose acetate in a mixed solvent system “, Cellulose (2010), 17:533–538 DOI: 10.1007/s10570-010-9406-x

S.A. Arvidson, S.A. Khan, R.E Gorga, “Mesomorphic-R-Monoclinic Phase Transition in Isotactic Polypropylene:A Study of Processing Effects on Structure and Mechanical Properties”, Macromolecules (2010) 43 (6), 2916–2924 (DOI: 10.1021/ma1001645)

C.Tang, C.D. Saquing, S.A. Khan, “In Situ Cross-Linking of Electrospun Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofibers”, Macromolecules (2010) 43, 630-637.


C.D. Saquing, J.L. Manasco, S.A. Khan, “Electrospun Nanoparticle-Nanofiber Composites via a Novel One-Step Synthesis”, Small (2009) 5, 944-951.

Q.Peng, X-Y. Sun, J.C. Spagnola, C.D. Saquing, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, G.N. Parsons, “Bi-Directional Kirkendall Effect in Coaxial Microtube Assemblies Fabricated by Atomic Layer Deposition”, ACS Nano (2009) 3, 546-554.

A. Gupta, C.D. Saquing, M. Afshari, R. Kotek, S.A. Khan, “Porous Nylon 6 Fibers via a Novel Salt-Induced Electrospinning Method,” Macromolecules (2009) 42, 709-715.

S. Talwar, J. Harding, S.A. Khan, “Surfactant-mediated Modulation of Hydrophobic Interactions in Associative Polymer Solutions Containing Cyclodextrin, Langmuir (2009) 25(2), 794-802.


Talwar, J.P. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Associative Polymer Facilitated Electrospinning of Nanofibers,” Macromolecules (2008), 41, 4275-4283.

S. Talwar, L. Scanu, S.R. Raghavan, S.A. Khan, “Influence of Binary Surfactant Mixtures on the Rheology of Associative Polymer Solutions,” Langmuir (2008) 24, 7797-7802.

L. Ji, C. Saquing, S. A Khan and X. Zhang, “Synthesis and characterization of silica nanoparticulate-polyacrylonitrile composite and porous nanofibers” Nanotechnology (2008), 19, 085605 (9pp).


L.M. Bronstein, R.L. Karlinsey, Z. Yi, J. Carini, U. Werner-Zwanziger, P.V. Konarev, D.I. Svergun, A. Sanchez, S. Khan, “Composite solid polymer electrolytes based on pluronics: Does ordering matter?”, Chemistry of Materials (2007) 25, 6258-6265.

M. Shamsheer, G.W. Roberts, S.A. Khan, “Cyclodextrin-Hydrophobe Complexation in Associative Polymers”, Soft Matter (2007) 1185-1193.

C. Appaw, J.F. Kadla, S.A. Khan, “Viscoelastic Behavior of Cellulose Acetate in a Mixed Solvent”, Biomacromolecules (2007) 8, 1541-1547.

Frankowski, D. J.; Capracotta, M. D.; Martin, J. D.; Khan, S. A. and Spontak, R. J., “Stability of Organically-Modified Montmorillonites and Their Polystyrene Nanocomposites after Prolonged Thermal Treatment,” Chemistry of Materials, (2007) 19(11) 2757-2767.

D.J. Frankowski, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Chain Scission-induced Intercalation as a Facile Route to Polymer Nanocomposites, Advanced Materials, (2007) 19(9), 949-956.

M. Shamsheer, D.A. Comfort, R.M. Kelly, S.A. Khan, “Rheological Properties of Guar Galactomannan Solutions During Hydrolysis with Galactomannanases and a-galactosidase Enzyme Mixtures”, Biomacromolecules (2007) 949-956.


Li, J.A. Yerian, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Crosslinkable Fumed Silica-based Nanocomposite Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries, J. Power Sources (2006) 1288-1296.

S. Talwar, L. F. Scanu, S.A. Khan, “Hydrophobic Interactions in Associative Polymer/Nonionic Surfactant Systems: Effects of Surfactant Architecture and System Parameters, Journal of Rheology (2006) 831-847.

S. Mahammad, R.K. Prud’homme, G.W. Roberts, S. A. Khan; “Kinetics of Enzymatic Depolymerization of Guar Galactomannan”, Biomacromolecules (2006), 2583-2590.

Q. Dai, Qizhou. S.A. Khan, J.F. Kadla, “Rheological Behaviour of Lyotropic (Acetyl) (Ethyl)Cellulose Solutions with Different Chiroptical Properties” Cellulose (2006) 213-223.

A.S. Eissa, C. Puhl, J.F. Kadla, and S.A. Khan, “Enzymatic Crosslinking of b-lactoglobulin: Conformational Properties Using FTIR Spectroscopy”, Biomacromolecules (2006), 1707-1713.

X.Guo, A.A. Abdala, B.L. May, S.F. Lincoln, S.A. Khan, R.K. Prud’homme, “Rheology Control by modulating hydrophobic inclusion associations in modified poly(acrylic acid) solutions”, Polymer 47 (2006) 2976-2983.

A.S. Eissa and S.A. Khan, “Modulation of Hydrophobic Interactions in Denatured Whey Proteins by Transglutaminase Enzyme”, Food Hydrocolloids 20(4) (2006) 543-547.


A.S. Eissa and S.A.. Khan, “Acid-induced Gelation of Enzymatically Modified, Preheated Whey Protein, J. Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53 (2005) 5010-5017.

S. Siripurapu, J. M. DeSimone, S. A. Khan and R. J. Spontak, “Controlled Foaming of Polymer Films through Restricted Surface Diffusion and the Addition of a Nanoscale Filler or CO2-philic Surfactants”, Macromolecules 38 (2005) 2271-2280.

A. Veleva, S.A. Khan, S. Cooper, “Oxidative and Hydrolytic Stability of a Novel Acrylic Terpolymer for Biomedical Applications”, J. Biomedical Materials Research: Part A. 74A (2005) 117-123.

M.D. Burke and S.A. Khan, “A Novel Enzymatic Technique for Limiting Drug Mobility in a Hydrogel Matrix,” J. Controlled Release 104 (2005) 141-153.

X. Guo, A.A. Abdala, B.L. May, S.F. Lincoln, and S.A.Khan, and R.K. Prud’homme, “Novel Associative Polymer Networks Based on Cyclodextrin Inclusion Compounds,” Macromolecules 38 (2005) 3037-3040.


D.J. Frankowski, S. Fournier-Bidoz, I. Manners, G.A. Ozin, S.A. Khan and R. J. Spontak, “Tuunable Microcellular Morphologies from Polyferrocenylsilane Ceramic Precursors Foamed in Supercritical CO2”, Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics 205 (2004) 2398-2408.

S.Siripurapu, J.A. Coughlan, R.J. Spontak and S.A. Khan, “Surface-Constrained Foaming of Polymer Thin Films with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Macromolecules 37 (2004) 9872-9879.

A.A. Abdala, W. Wu, K.R.Olesen, R.D. Jenkins, A.E. Tonelli, S.A. Khan, Solution Rheology of Comb-like Associative Polymers: Effects of Backbone Composition and Hydrophobe Concentration, J. Rheology 48 (2004) 9304-9314.

A.S. Eissa, S. Bissram, S.A. Khan, “Polymerization and Gelation of Whey Protein Isolates at low pH using Transglutaminase Enzyme”, J. Agricultural and Food Chemistry 52 (2004) 4465-4464.

S. Siripurapu, J. M. DeSimone, S. A. Khan and R. J. Spontak, “Low-Temperature, Surface-Mediated Foaming of Polymer Films”, Advanced Materials 16 (2004) 989-994.

J.A Yerian, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Crosslinkable Fumed Silica-based Nanocomposite Electrolytes: Role of Methacrylate Monomer in Formation of Crosslinked Silica Network”, J. Power Sources 135 (2004) 232-239.

Yangxing Li, Xiang-Wu Zhang, Saad A. Khan and Peter S. Fedkiw, “Attenuation of Aluminum Current Collector Corrosion in LiTFSI Electrolytes Containing Fumed Silica Nanoparticles”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 7 (2004) A228-A230.

Xiang-Wu Zhang, Saad A. Khan, and Peter S. Fedkiw, “Novel Nanocomposite Electrolytes Using Single-Ion Conducting Fumed Silica”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 7 (2004) A361-A364.

Xiang-Wu Zhang, Yangxing Li, Saad A. Khan, and Peter S. Fedkiw, “Inhibition of Lithium Dendrites by Fumed Silica-Based Composite Electrolytes”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 151 (2004) A1257-A1263.

D. J. Frankowski, J.Raez, I. Manners, M.A. Winnik, S.A. Khan and R. J. Spontak, “Formation of Dispersed Nanostructures from Poly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane-b-dimethylsiloxane) Nanotubes Upon Exposure to Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Langmuir 20 (2004) 9304-9314.

R.G. Singhal, M.D. Capracotta, J.D. Martin, S.A. Khan, P.S. Fedkiw, “Transport Properties of Hectorite-based Nanocomposite Single Ion Conductors”, J. Power Sources 128 (2004) 247-255.

A.A. Abdala, K. Olesen, S.A. Khan, “Solution rheology of hydrophobically modified associative polymers: Solvent quality and hydrophobic interactions”, J. Rheology, 47 (2003) 497-511.

A.A. Abdala, A.E. Tonelli, S.A. Khan, “Modulating Hydrophobic Interactions in Associative Polymers Through Inclusion Compounds and Surfactants,” Macromolecules 36 (2003) 7833-7841.

H.J. Walls, M.W. Riley, P.S. Fedkiw, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, Composite Electrolytes from Self-assembled Colloidal Networks”, Electrochimica Acta 48 (2003) 2071-2077.

Wilder, E.A., Hall, C.K., Khan, S.A., and Spontak, R.J., “Effects of Composition and Matrix Polarity on Network Development in Organogels of Poly(ethylene glycol) and Dibenzylidene Sorbitol,” Langmuir 19(15) (2003) 6004-6013.

H.J. Walls, M.W. Riley, R.R. Gupta, R.J. Spontak, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Nanocomposite Electrolytes from Fumed Silica and Hectorite Clays: Passive vs. Active Fillers”, Advanced Functional Materials 13 (2003) 710-717.

M.W. Riley, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Lithium Hectorite Clay as the Ionic Conductor in LiCoO2 Cathodes” J. Electrochem. Soc. 150(7) (2003) A933-A941.

H.J. Walls, S.B. Caines, A. M. Sanchez, S.A. Khan, “Yield Stress and Wall Slip Phenomena in Colloidal Silica Gels”, J. Rheology 47 (2003) 847-864.

H.J. Walls, T.A. Zawodzinski, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Ion transport in Nanocomposite Electrolytes”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 150(3) (2003) E165-E174.

R.J. English, J. Laurer, R. J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Rheology and Microstructure of Associative Polymers: Effects of Nonionic Surfactants”, Ind. Eng’g. Chem. Res. 41 (2002) 6425-6435.

M.D. Burke, S.Y. Ha, M.A. Pysz, S.A. Khan, “Rheology of Protein Gels Synthesized through a Combined Enzymatic and Heat Treatment Method”, Int’l. J. Biological Macromolecules 31 (2002) 37-44.

Wilder, E.A., Hall, C.K., Khan, S.A., and Spontak, R.J., “Molecular Self-Organization and Gelation Efficacy of Dibenzylidene Sorbitol: An Overview,” Rec. Res. Develop. Mater. Sci., 3, 93 (2002).

S.Siripurapu, Y.J. Gay, J.R. Royer, J.M. DeSimone, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Generation of Microcellular Foams of PVDF and its Blends using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide in a Continuous Process”, Polymer 43 (2002) 5511-5520.

J.A. McCormick, C.K. Hall, S.A. Khan, “Entanglement relaxation and release in hard chain fluids during molecular dynamics simulations”, Macromolecules 35 (2002) 6005-6019.

J.A. McCormick, C.K. Hall, and S.A. Khan, “The effect of position along the chain on the dynamic properties of hard chain segments,” The Journal of Chem. Physics 117 (2002) 944-957.

M.W. Riley, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Transport Properties of Lithium Hectorite-Based Composite Electrolytes” J. Electrochem. Soc. 149 (2002) A667-A674.

Y.Li, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Lithium/V6013 Cells Using Silica Nanonparticle-based Composite Electrolytes”, Electrochemica Acta 47 (2002) 3853.

V.B. Pai, S.A. Khan, “Gelation and Rheology of Enzyme-modified Guar/Xanthan Blends” Carbohydrate Polymers 49 (2002) 207-216.

J.D. Martinache, J.R. Royer, S. Siripurapu, F.E. Henon, J. Genzer, S.A. Khan, R.G. Carbonell, “Processing of Polyamide 11 with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”, Ind. Eng’g Chem. Res. 40 (2002) 5570-5577.

V.B. Pai, M. Srinivasarao, S.A. Khan, “Evolution of Microstructure and Rheology in Mixed Polysaccharide Systems” Macromolecules 35 (2002) 1699-1707

J.R. Royer, Y.J. Gay, M. Adams, J.M. DeSimone, S.A. Khan, “Polymer Melt Rheology with High-Pressure CO2 Using a Novel Magnetically Levitated Sphere Rheometer”, Polymer 43 (2002) 2375-2383.

J.R. Royer, J. M. DeSimone, S.A. Khan, “High Pressure Rheology and Viscoelastic Scaling Predictions of Polymer Melts in Liquid and Supercritical CO2J. Poly. Sci. Polym. Phys. 39 (2001) 3055-3066.

J.D. Martinache, J.R. Royer, S. Siripurapu, F.E. Henon, J. Genzer, S.A. Khan, R.G. Carbonell, “Processing of Polyamide 11 with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide” Ind. Eng’g Chem. Res., 40 (2001) 5570-5577.

B.S. Chiou, S.R. Raghavan, S.A. Khan, “Effect of Colloidal Fillers on the Rheology of UV Curable Polymers: Gel Point Rheology & the Winter-Chambon Criteria” Macromolecules 34 (2001) 4526-4533.

J.S. Shay. S.R. Raghavan, S.A. Khan, “Thermoreversible Gelation in Aqueous Dispersions of Colloidal Particles Bearing Grafted Poly(ethylene oxide) Chains, J. Rheology 45 (2001) 913-928.

D.J. Mercurio, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Dynamic Rheological Behavior of DBS-Induced Poly(propylene glycol) Physical Gels”, Rheologica Acta 40 (2001) 23-29.


M.D. Burke and S.A. Khan, “Triggered Enzymatic Degradation of a Water-soluble Polymer Using a Novel Inhibitor: A Viscometric Study”, Biomacromolecules 1 (2000) 688-695.

M.D. Burke, J.O. Park, M. Srinivasarao and S.A. Khan “Diffusion of Macromolecules in Polymer Solutions and Gels: A Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy Study” Macromolecules 33(20) (2000) 7500-7507.

J.R. Royer, J.M. DeSimone, S.A. Khan, “High Pressure Rheology of Polystyrene Melts Plasticized with CO2: Experimental Measurements & Viscoelastic Scaling Predictions”, J. Poly. Sci. Polym. Phys. 38 (2000) 3168-3180.

J. McCormick, J.R. Royer, H.R. Hwang and S.A. Khan, “Tailored Rheology of a Metallocene Polyolefin Through Silane Grafting and Subsequent Silane Crosslinking”, J. Poly. Sci. Polym. Phys. 38 (2000) 2468-2479.

A.Tayal, S.A. Khan, “Degradation of a Water-soluble Polymer: Molecular Weight Changes and Chain Scission Characteristics”, Macromolecules 33 (2000) 9488-9493

S.R. Raghavan, H.J. Walls, S.A. Khan, “Rheology of Silica Dispersions in Organic Liquids: New Evidence for Solvation Forces Dictated by Hydrogen-Bonding”, 16(21) Langmuir (2000) 7920-7930.

J.S. Shay, R.J. English, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Dispersion Polymerization of Polystyrene Stabilized with Novel Grafted Poly(ethylene glycol) Macromers in n-Propanol/Water”, Macromolecules 33 (2000) 6664-6671.

N.R. Kenkare, C.K. Hall, S.A. Khan, “Theory and Simulation of Polymer Gels”, J. Chem. Phys. 113 (2000) 404-418.

H.J. Walls, J. Zhou, J.A. Yerian, M.K. Stowe, G.L. Baker, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Fumed Silica-based Composite Polymer Electrolytes: Synthesis, Rheology and Electrochemistry”, J. Power Sources 89(2) (2000) 156-162.

R.J. English, R.D. Jenkins, S.A. Khan, “Rheology of a HASE Associative Polymer and Its Interaction with Non-ionic Surfactants”, in Associative Polymers in Aqueous Media, ACS Symposium Series 765 J.E. Glass ed. (2000) 369-380.

S.R. Raghavan, J. Hou, G.L. Baker, S.A. Khan, “Colloidal Interactions Between Particles with Tethered Non-Polar Chains Dispersed in Polar Media: Direct Correlation Between Dynamic Rheology and Interaction Parameters”, Langmuir 16 (2000) 1066-1077.

C.M. Nunez, B.S. Chiou, A.L. Andrady, S.A. Khan, “Solution Rheology of Hyperbranched Polyesters and their Blends with Linear Polymers”, Macromolecules 33 (2000) 1720-1726.

J.S. Shay, R.J. English, S.A. Khan, “ Rheological Behavior of a Polymerically Stabilized Latex for Use in Water-borne Coatings” Polym. Eng. Sci. 40(6) (2000) 1271-1282.

J.R. Royer, J.M. DeSimone, S.A. Khan, “Carbon Dioxide-Induced Swelling of Poly(dimethylsiloxane)”, Macromolecules 32 (1999) 8965-8973.

A.Tayal, V.B. Pai, S.A. Khan, “Rheology and Microstructural Changes during Enzymatic Degradation of a Guar-Borax Hydrogel”, Macromolecules 32 (1999) 5567-5574.

R.J. English, S.R. Raghavan, R.D. Jenkins, S.A. Khan, “Associative Polymers Bearing n-Alkyl Hydrophobes: Rheological Evidence of Microgel-like Behavior”, J. Rheology 43 (1999) 1175-1194.

Walker, T.A., Raghavan, S.R., Royer, J.R., Smith, S.D., Wignall, G.D., Melnichenko, Y., Khan, S.A., and Spontak, R.J., “Enhanced Miscibility of Low-Molecular-Weight Polystyrene/ Polyisoprene Blends in Supercritical CO2,” J. Phys. Chem. B 103 (1999) 5472-5476.

J.H Laurer, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, M.M. Satkowski, J.T. Grothaus, S.D. Smith, J.S. Lin, “Morphology and Rheology of SIS and SEPS Triblock Copolymers in the Presence of a Midblock-Selective Solvent,” Langmuir 15 (1999) 7947.

R.Y. Ryu, R.D. Gilbert, S.A. Khan, “The Influence of Cationic Additives on the Rheological, Optical and Printing Properties of an Ink-Jet Coating”, TAPPI Journal 82(11) (1999) 128-134.

A.Tayal, R.M. Kelly, S.A. Khan, “Rheology and Molecular Weight Changes during Enzymatic Degradation of a Water-soluble Polymer”, Macromolecules 32 (2) (1999) 294-300.

N.R. Kenkare, C.K. Hall, S.A. Khan, “Pressure Volume Properties of Endlinked Hard-Chain Polymer Networks”, J. Chem. Phys. 110 (1999) 7556-7573.

S.M. Gross, R.D. Givens, M. Jikei, J.R. Royer, S.A.Khan, J.M. DeSimone, “Synthesis and Swelling of Poly(bisphenol A carbonate) Using Supercritical CO2”, Macromolecules 31 (1999) 9090-9092.

C. Bhatt, J.R. Royer, C.R. Hwang, S.A. Khan, “Compressive Stress Relaxation of Metallocene-based Polyolefin Foams: Effects of Gamma-ray induced Crosslinking”, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. 37 (1999), 1045-1056.

C. Bhatt, C.R. Hwang, S.A. Khan, “Metallocene-based Polyolefin Foams: Effects of Oxidative Irradiation on Mechanical Properties”, Radiation Phys. Chem. 53 (1998) 538-547.

N.R. Kenkare, S.W. Smith, C.K. Hall, S.A. Khan, “Discontinuous Molecular Dynamic Studies of Endlinked Polymer Networks”, Macromolecules 31(17) (1998) 5861.

J. Fan, S.R. Raghavan, X-Y Yu, J. Hou, G.L. Baker, S.A. Khan, P.S. Fedkiw, “Composite Polymer Electrolytes Using Surface-Modified Fumed Silicas: Conductivity and Rheology”, Solid State Ionics 111 (1998) 117-123.

J.H. Laurer, J.F. Mulling, J.S. Lin, R. Bukovnik, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Thermoplastic Elastomer Gels: II. Effects of Composition and Temperature on Morphology and Gel Rheology”, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. 36 (1998) 2513-2523.

J.H. Laurer, J.F. Mulling, R. Bukovnik, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Thermoplastic Elastomer Gels: I. Effects of Composition and Processing on Morphology and Gel Rheology”, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. 36 (1998) 2379-2391.

S.R. Raghavan, M.W. Riley, P.S. Fedkiw, S.A. Khan, “Composite Polymer Electrolytes Based on Polyethylene Glycol and Hydrophobic Fumed Silica: Dynamic Rheology & Microstructure”, Chemistry of Materials., 10(1) (1998) 244-251.

B-S. Chiou, S.A. Khan, “Real-time FTIR and In Situ Rheological Studies on the UV Curing Kinetics of Thiol-ene Polymers”, Macromolecules, 30(23) (1997) 7322-7328.

B-S Chiou, R.J. English, S.A. Khan, “UV Cross-linking of Thiol-Ene Polymers: A Rheological Study”, in Advances in Photopolymerizations, ACS Symposium Series 673, eds: C. Bowman, A.B. Scranton, R.W. Peiffer, (1997) 150-166.

M.R. Marten, K.S. Wenger, S.A. Khan, “Rheology, Mixing Time and Regime Analysis for a Production-Scale Aspergillus orzyae Fermentation”, Bioreactors and Bioprocess Fluid Dynamics, ed. A.W. Nienow, BHR Publisher,Suffolk, UK, (1997) 295-313.

M. Joyce, R. Gilbert, S.A. Khan, “The Influence of Carboxymethylated Chitosan on the Structure, Rheology and Dewatering Properties of Clay”, TAPPI Journal 80(5) (1997) 187-190.

V.A. Prevysh, B-C. Wang, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak, “Salting-in Behavior of Isotropic and Anisotropic Hydroxypropyl Cellulose”, Coll. & Polym. Sci. 275 (1997) 284.

A. Tayal, R.M. Kelly, S.A. Khan, “Viscosity Reduction of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Through Enzymatic Hydrolysis”, Soc. Petr. Enggrs. Journal. 2(2) (1997) 204-212.

R.J. English, H. Gulati, R. D. Jenkins, S.A. Khan, “Solution Rheology of Hydrophobically-modified Alkali-soluble Associative Polymers”, J. Rheol. 41(2) (1997) 427-444.

S.R. Raghavan and S.A. Khan, “Shear-thickening Response of Fumed Silica Suspensions Under Steady and Oscillatory Shear”, J. Coll. Int. Sci. 185(1) (1997) 57-67.

B-S Chiou, R.J. English, S.A. Khan, “Rheology and Cross-linking of UV Curable Thiol-Ene Polymers”, Macromolecules 29(16) (1996) 5368-5374.

S.R. Raghavan, L.A. Chen, C. McDowell, R. Huang, S. White, S.A. Khan, “Rheological Study of Crosslinking and Gelation in Chlorobutyl Elastomer Systems”, Polymer 37(26) (1996) 5869-5875.

J.E. Roberts, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Controlled Black Liquor Viscosity Reduction Through Salting-in”, AIChE Journal 42(8) (1996) 2319-2326.

K.A. Berchtold, L.A. Reith, S.A. Khan, “Torsional Stress Relaxation in Tight-Buffered Optical Fibers”, Optical Eng’g. 35(5) (1996) 1473-1478.

J.E. Roberts, R.J. Spontak, H. Jameel, S.A. Khan, “A Novel Approach to Black Liquor Viscosity Reduction Using Salt Additives”, TAPPI Journal 79(8) (1996) 167-174.

M.W. Frey, J.A. Cuculo, S.A. Khan, “Rheology and Gelation of Cellulose / ammonia / ammonium thiocyanate solutions”, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. 34 (1996) 2375-2381.

M.R. Marten, S. Velkovska, S.A. Khan, D.F. Ollis, “Rheological, Mass Transfer, and Mixing Characterization in Cellulase Producing Trichoderma reesei Suspensions”, Biotechnology Progress 12 (1996) 602-611.

C.M. Nunez, J.K. Whitfield, D.J. Mercurio, J.R., Ilzhoefer, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Effect of Molecular Architecture on DBS-Induced Block Copolymer Gels: A Rheological Study ”, Makromol. Chem. Macromol. Symp. 106 (1996) 275-286.

C.M. McCutchen, G.D. Duffaud, P. Leduc, A.R.H. Petersen, A. Tayal, S.A. Khan, R.M. Kelly, “Characteriza­tion of Extremely Thermostable Enzymatic Breakers (a-1,6 galactosidase and ß-1,4 mannanase) From the Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Thermotoga Neapolitana Hydrolysis of Guar Gum”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering 52 (1996) 332-229.

M. Joyce, R. Gilbert, S.A. Khan, “The Effects of Ca++Ions on the Water Retention of Alginate in Paper Coatings”, Journal of Pulp & Paper Sci. 22(4) (1996) J126-J130.

S. Raghavan, S.A. Khan, “Shear-induced Microstructure of Flocculated Suspensions of Fumed Silica” J. Rheology 39(6) (1995) 1311-1326.

J.R. Ilzhoefer, B.C. Broom, S.M. Nepa, E.A. Vogler, S.A. Khan, R.J. Spontak*, “Evidence of Hierarchical Order in an Amphilic Block Terpolymer Gel”, J. Phys. Chem. 99(32) (1995) 12069-12071.

V.A. Prevysh, R.J. Spontak, S.A. Khan, “Tailored Viscosity Reduction in Aqueous Hydroxypropyl Cellulose Solutions” in Polymers in Medicine, eds. A.G. Mikos, K.W. Leong, M.L. Tamada, M.J. Yaszemski, Mat. Res. Soc., Pittsburgh (1995) 137-142.

M.R. Marten, S. Velkovska, S.A. Khan, D.F. Ollis, “Steady and Dynamic Shear Characterization of Cellulase Producing Trichoderma reesei Suspensions”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, (1995) 319-325.

P.K. Kilpatrick, S.A. Khan, A. Tayal, J.C. Blackburn, “A Rheological Study of Polycrystalline Lyotropic Mesophases in the Cesium n-Tetradecanoate-Water System”, in Structure and Flow in Surfactant Solutions, eds. C.A. Herb and R.K. Prud’homme, ACS Symposium Series 578, (1994) 229-238.

S.A. Khan, G.L. Baker, S. Colson, “Composite Polymer Electrolytes Using Fumed Silica Fillers: Rheology & Ionic Conductivity”, Chemistry of Materials, (1994) 2359-2363.

S.A. Khan, N.J. Zoeller, “Dynamic Rheological Behavior of Flocculated Fumed Silica Suspensions”, J. Rheol. 37(6) (1993) 1225-1235.

S.A. Khan, “Effect of Shear on the Gelation of UV Curable Polymers”, J. Rheol, 36 (1992) 573‑587.

S.A. Khan, I.M. Plitz, R.A. Frantz, “In Situ Technique for Monitoring the Gelation of UV Curable Polymers”, Rheol. Acta, 31 (1992) 151‑160.

S.A. Khan, R.G. Larson, “Step Planar Extension of a Polymer Melt Using a Lubricated Channel”, Rheol. Acta, 30 (1991) 1‑6.

S.A. Khan, M.A. Maruca, I.M. Plitz, “Rheology of Fumed Silica Dispersions for Fiber‑Optic Cables”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 31 (1991) 1701‑1707.

B.G. Bagley, S.A. Khan, W.E. Quinn, P. Barboux, J.M. Tarascon, “Dielectric and High TcSuperconductor Applications of Sol-gel and Modified Sol-gel Processing to Microelectronics Technology”, J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 121 (1990), 454-462.