Recent Selected Publications


M.N. Hossain, R.M. Choueiri, S. Abner, L.D. Chen, A. Chen. Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide at TiO2/Au Nanocomposites. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces  2022, 14, 51889–51899.

J.S. Dondapati, G. Maduraiveeran, A. Chen. Direct growth of three-dimensional nanoflower-like structures from flat metal surfaces. Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 11127-11130.

M. Amiri, J. Dondapati, J. Quintal, A. Chen. Sodium Hexa-Titanate Nanowires Modified with Cobalt Hydroxide Quantum Dots as an Efficient and Cost-Effective Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution in Alkaline Media. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14 (35), 40021–40030

Z. Su, J.J. Leitch, J. Lipkowski. Effect of Lipid Composition on the Inhibition Mechanism of Amiloride on Alamethicin Ion Channels in Supported Phospholipid Bilayers. Langmuir 2022, 38 (27), 8398–8406.

M Grossutti, J D’Amico, J Quintal, H MacFarlane, A Quirk, JR Dutcher. Deep Learning and Infrared Spectroscopy: Representation Learning with a β-Variational Autoencoder. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2022, 13 (25), 5787–5793

H. Shamana, J.R. Dutcher. Transition in the Glassy Dynamics of Melts of Acid-Hydrolyzed Phytoglycogen Nanoparticles. Biomacromolecules 2022, 23(5), 2040–2050.

L. Zeng, A. R. Thiruppathi, J. van der Zalm, T. Shi, A. Chen. Tailoring trimetallic CoNiFe oxide nanostructured catalysts for the efficient electrochemical conversion of methane to methanol. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2022, 10 (28), 15012-15025

R. E. Johnson, J. M. van der Zalm, A. Chen, I. J. Bell, T. J. Van Raay, M S. Al-Abdul-Wahid, R. A. Manderville, Unraveling the Chemosensing Mechanism by the 7-(Diethylamino)coumarin-hemicyanine Hybrid: A Ratiometric Fluorescent Probe for Hydrogen Peroxide. Anal. Chem. 2022, 94 (31), 11047–11054. (Research Highlights in Nature Chemical Biology, 2022, 18, 1037)

S. Abner, A. Chen. Design and mechanistic study of advanced cobalt-based nanostructured catalysts for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental B 2022, 301, 120761.

N. Momenbeitollahi, J. van der Zalm, A. Chen, H. Li. Entrapping gold nanoparticles in membranes for simple-to-use enhanced fluorescence detection of proteins. Analytica Chimica Acta 2022. 1195, 339443.   

D. Mrdenovic, J. Lipkowski, P. Pieta. Analyzing early-stage toxic properties of amyloid β oligomers by atomic force microscopy. Methods in Molecular Biology, Membrane Lipids, 2022, Chapter 18

G. Chatterjee, B. Ferris, N. Momenbeitollahi, H. Li. In-silico selection of cancer blood plasma proteins by integrating genomic and proteomic databases. Proteomics 2022, 22.

L. Zeng, A.R. Thiruppathi, J. van der Zalm, X. Li, A. Chen. Biomass-derived amorphous carbon with localized active graphite defects for electrive electrocatalytic N2 reduction. Applied Surface Science 2022, 575, 151630.  


L. Qian, S. Durairaj, S. Prins, A. Chen. Nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensors and biosensors for the detection of pharmaceutical compounds. Biosen. Bioelectron. 175 (2021) 112836 (1-22)

D. Mrdenovic, P. Zarzycki, M. Majewska, I.S. Pieta, R. Nowakowski, W. Kutner, J. Lipkowski, P. Pieta. Inhibition of amyloid β-induced lipid membrane permeation and amyloid β aggregation by K162. ACS Chemical Neuroscience 2021, 12, 531-541.

Z. Su, B. Goodall, J. J. Leitch, J. Lipkowski. Ion transport mechanism in gramicidin A channels formed in floating bilayer lipid membranes supported on gold electrodes. Electrochimica Acta 2021, 375, 137892

F. P. Dapena, Z. Su, J. A. Malmagro, M. Rueda, J. Lipkowski. Electrostatics affects formation of Watson-Crick complex between DNA bases in monolayers of nucleolipids deposited at a gold electrode surface. Electrochimica Acta 2021, 390, 138816

N. Momenbeitollahi, T. Cloet, H. Li. Pushing the detection limits: strategies towards highly sensitive optical-based protein detection. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 413, 5995-6011, 2021.   

Z. Liu, M.N. Hossain, J. Wen, A. Chen. Copper decorated nanoporous gold by galvanic displacement as an efficient electrocatalyst for the electrochemical reduction of CO2. Nanoscale 13 (2021) 1155-1163.

F. P. Dapena, Z. Su, J. A. Malmagro, M. Rueda, J. Lipkowski. Mixed monolayer of a nucleolipid and a phospholipid has improved properties for spectroelectrochemical sensing of complementary nucleobases. J.Electroanal.Chem 2021, 896, 115120.

L. Qian, A.R. Thiruppathi, J. van der Zalm, A. Chen. Graphene Oxide-Based Nanomaterials for the Electrochemical Sensing of Isoniazid. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 4 (2021) 3696-3706.

Y.-J. Zhang, Z. Su, J.-F. Li, J. Lipkowski. Water Structure at the Multilayers of Palladium deposited at nanostructured Au electrodes. J.Electroanal. Chem. 2021, 896, 115243.

J. Cirone, J.S. Dondapati, A. Chen. Design of Bimetallic Nickel-Iron Quantum Dots with Tunable Compositions for Enhanced Electrochemical Water Splitting. Electrochim. Acta 392 (2021) 139016 (1-9).

J. Park, J. Park, C. Huang, A.Jo, K. Cook, R. Wang, H.Lin, J. Deun, H. Li, J. Min, L. Wang, G.Yoon, B. Carter, L. Balaj, G. Choi, C. Castro, R. Weissleder, H. Lee. An integrated magneto-electrochemical device for the rapid profiling of tumor extracellular vesicles from blood plasma. Nature Biomedical Engineering. 5, 678-689. 2021.  

E. Boateng, J. van der Zalm, A. Chen. Design and Electrochemical Study of Three-Dimensional Expanded Graphite and Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites Decorated with Pd Nanoparticles for Hydrogen Storage. J. Phys. Chem. C 125(42) (2021) 22970-22981.

Z. Su, D. Mrdenovic, S. Sek, J. Lipkowski, Ionophore properties of valinomycin in the model bilayer lipid membrane 1. Selectivity towards a cation. J.Solid State Electrochem., 2021, 24, 3125-3134.

B. Mao, L. Qian, M. Govindhan, Z. Liu, A. Chen. Simultaneouselectrochemical detection of guanine and adenine using reduced graphene oxide decorated with AuPt nanoclusters. Microchim. Acta 188 (2021) 276 (1-10).

T. Cloet, N. Momenbeitollahi, H. Li. Recent advances on protein-based quantification of extracellular vesicles. Analytical Biochemistry. 622, 114168, 2021.

L. Qian, R. Elmahdy, A.R. Thiruppathi, A. Chen. An Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Sensor for the Detection of Acetaminophen via a Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Nanoporous Gold Wire Electrode. Analyst 146 (2021) 4525-4534.

Z. Su, J. J. Leitch, S. Sek, J. Lipkowski, Ion-Pairing Mechanism for the Valinomycin-Mediated Transport of Potassium Ions Across Phospholipid Bilayers. Langmuir, 2021, 37, 9613.


S. Chen, S. Prins, A. Chen. Patterning of BiVO4 surfaces and monitoring of localized catalytic activity using scanning photoelectrochemical microscopy. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12 (15) (2020) 18065-18073.

S.R. Ahmed, A. Chen. In situ enzymatic generation of gold nanoparticles for nanozymatic label-free detection of acid phosphatase. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 3 (2020) 9462-9469.

E. Boateng, J.S. Dondapati, A.R. Thiruppathi, A. Chen. Significant enhancement of the electrochemical hydrogen uptake of reduced graphene oxide via boron-doping and decoration with Pd nanoparticles. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 45 (2020) 28951-28963.

A.R. Thiruppathi, B. Sidhureddy, E. Boateng, D.V. Soldatov, A. Chen. Synthesis and electrochemical study of three-dimensional graphene-based nanomaterials for energy applications. Nanomaterials 10 (7) (2020) 1295.

L. Zeng, X. Li, S. Chen, J. Wen, F. Rahmati, J. van der Zalm, A. Chen. Highly boosted gas diffusion for enhanced electrocatalytic reduction of N2 to NH3 on 3D hollow Co–MoS2 nanostructures. Nanoscale 12 (10) (2020) 6029-6036.

J. V. Deun, A. Jo, H. Li, H. Lin, R. Weissleder, H. Im, H. Lee. Integrated dual-mode chromatography to enrich extracellular vesicles from plasma. Advanced Biosystems. 12, 2020.

E. Boateng, A. Chen. Recent advances in nanomaterial-based solid-state hydrogen storage. Mater. Today Adv. 6 (2020) 100022.

J.S. Dondapati, A. Chen. Quantitative structure–property relationship of the photoelectrochemical oxidation of phenolic pollutants at modified nanoporous titanium oxide using supervised machine learning. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22 (16) (2020) 8878-8888.

D. Mrdenovic, Z. Su, W. Kutner, P. Pieta, J. Lipkowski, Amyloid β peptide impact on the properties of a floating bilayer lipid bilayer mimicking brain cell membrane. RCS Nanoscale Advances, 2020, 2, 3467-3480.


M.N. Hossain, S. Chen, A. Chen. Thermal-assisted synthesis of unique Cu nanodendrites for the efficient electrochemical reduction of CO2. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 259 (2019) 118096.

L. Zeng, S. Chen, J. van der Zalm, X. Li, A. Chen. Sulfur vacancy-rich N-doped MoS2 nanoflowers for highly boosting electrocatalytic N2 fixation to NH3 under ambient conditions. Chem. Commun. 55 (2019) 7386-7389.  

B. Sidhureddy, S. Prins, J. Wen, A.R. Thiruppathi, M. Govindhan, A. Chen. Synthesis and electrochemical study of mesoporous nickel-cobalt oxides for efficient oxygen reduction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11 (2019) 18295-18304.

S.R. Ahmed, J. Cirone, A. Chen. Fluorescent Fe3O4 quantum dots for H2O2 detection. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2 (2019) 2076-2085.

J. Cirone, S.R. Ahmed, P.C. Wood, A. Chen. Green synthesis and electrochemical study of cobalt/graphene quantum dots for efficient water splitting. J. Phys. Chem. C 123 (2019) 9183-9191.

B. Sidhureddy, J. Dondapati, A. Chen. Shape-controlled synthesis of Co3O4 for enhanced electrocatalysis of the oxygen evolution reaction. Chem. Commun. 55 (2019) 3626-3629.

Z. Liu, E. Puumala, A. Chen. Sensitive electrochemical detection of Hg (II) via a FeOOH modified nanoporous gold microelectrode. Sens. Actuators B: Chem. 287 (2019) 517-525.