Journal Articles

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1. Sreeprasad, T. S. and Narayan, M.; Learnings from Protein Folding Projected onto Amyloid Misfolding. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2019,

2. Sreeprasad, T. S. and Narayan, M.; Nanoscopic Portrait of an Amyloidogenic Pathway Visualized through Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2019, 10 (8), 3343−3345.


1. Yu, X.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Tian K.; Zheng T.; Lawrence J.; Pilla S.; Sustainable, Animal Protein-Intermeshed Epoxy Hybrid Polymers: From Conquering Challenges to Engineering Properties. ACS Omega 2018, 3 (10), 14361–14370.



Prior to joining UTEP

2. Xu, Q.; Cai, W.; Li, W.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; He, Z.; Ong, W.-J.; Li, N., Two-dimensional quantum dots: Fundamentals, photoluminescence mechanism and their energy and environmental applications. Materials Today Energy 2018, 10, 222-240.

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3. Xu, Q.; Su, R.; Chen, Y.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Li, N.; Zheng, X.; Zhu, J.; Pan, H.; Li, W.; Xu, C., Metal Charge Transfer Doped Carbon Dots with Reversibly Switchable, Ultra-High Quantum Yield Photoluminescence. ACS Applied Nano Materials 2018, 1 (4), 1886-1893.




4. Che, S.; Jasuja, K.; Behura, S. K.; Nguyen, P.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Berry, V., Retained Carrier-Mobility and Enhanced Plasmonic-Photovoltaics of Graphene via ring-centered η6 Functionalization and Nanointerfacing. Nano letters 2017, 17 (7), 4381-4389.


5. Moghaddam, S. E.; Hejazi, V.; Hwang, S. H.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Miller, J.; Shi, B.; Zhao, S.; Rusakova, I.; Alizadeh, A. R.; Whitmire, K. H., Morphogenesis of cement hydrate. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5 (8), 3798-3811. Cover Article



6. Tao, L.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Shahsavari, R., Interlaced, nanostructured interface with graphene buffer layer reduces thermal boundary resistance in nano/microelectronic systems. ACS applied materials & interfaces 2016, 9 (1), 989-998. Cover Article

GaN7. Deng, S.; Gao, E.; Wang, Y.; Sen, S.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Behura, S.; Král, P.; Xu, Z.; Berry, V., Confined, oriented, and electrically anisotropic graphene wrinkles on bacteria. ACS nano 2016, 10 (9), 8403-8412.

Bac-graphene wrinkles

8. Xu, Q.; Liu, Y.; Su, R.; Cai, L.; Li, B.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, L.; Wang, Y.; Wang, Y.; Li, N., Gong, X.; Gu, Z.; Chen, Y.; Tan, Y.; Dongg, C.; Sreeprasad, T. S., Highly fluorescent Zn-doped carbon dots as Fenton reaction-based bio-sensors: an integrative experimental–theoretical consideration. Nanoscale 2016, 8 (41), 17919-17927.


9. Xu, Q.; Kuang, T.; Liu, Y.; Cai, L.; Peng, X.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Zhao, P.; Yu, Z.; Li, N., Heteroatom-doped carbon dots: synthesis, characterization, properties, photoluminescence mechanism and biological applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2016, 4 (45), 7204-7219.

JMCB 2015

10. Debbarma, R.; Behura, S.; Nguyen, P.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Berry, V., Electrical transport and network percolation in graphene and boron nitride mixed-platelet structures. ACS applied materials & interfaces 2016, 8 (13), 8721-8727.

BN films

11. Xu, Q.; Zhang, W.; Dong, C.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Xia, Z., Biomimetic self-cleaning surfaces: synthesis, mechanism and applications. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 2016, 13 (122), 20160300.

12. Liao, W.; Lai, T.; Chen, L.; Fu, J.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Yu, Z.; Ren, J., Synthesis and characterization of a walnut peptides–zinc complex and its antiproliferative activity against human breast carcinoma cells through the induction of apoptosis. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2016, 64 (7), 1509-1519.

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13. Xu, Q.; Wei, J.; Wang, J.; Liu, Y.; Li, N.; Chen, Y.; Gao, C.; Zhang, W.; Sreeprased, T. S., Facile synthesis of copper doped carbon dots and their application as a “turn-off” fluorescent probe in the detection of Fe 3+ ions. RSC Advances 2016, 6 (34), 28745-28750.

RSC advance 2015


14. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Nguyen, P.; Alshogeathri, A.; Hibbeler, L.; Martinez, F.; McNeil, N.; Berry, V., Graphene quantum dots interfaced with single bacterial spore for bio-electromechanical devices: a graphene cytobot. Scientific reports (Nature Publications) 2015, 5, 9138.


15. Xu, Q.; Lv, Y.; Dong, C.; Sreeprased, T. S.; Tian, A.; Zhang, H.; Tang, Y.; Yu, Z.; Li, N., Three-dimensional micro/nanoscale architectures: fabrication and applications. Nanoscale 2015, 7 (25), 10883-10895.

#D review nanoscale

16. Xu, Q.; Liu, Y.; Gao, C.; Wei, J.; Zhou, H.; Chen, Y.; Dong, C.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Li, N.; Xia, Z., Synthesis, mechanistic investigation, and application of photoluminescent sulfur and nitrogen co-doped carbon dots. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2015, 3 (38), 9885-9893.

JMCB-doped QD

17. Xu, Q.; Xu, H.; Chen, J.; Lv, Y.; Dong, C.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Graphene and graphene oxide: advanced membranes for gas separation and water purification. Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 2015, 2 (5), 417-424.

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 18. Sreeprasad T. S. (2014) “Graphene for water purification and sensing: Chapter in Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects (Ed. David E. Reisner) CRC Press (ISBN: 9781466512245).

Book 1


19. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Nguyen, P.; Kim, N.; Berry, V., Controlled, defect-guided, metal-nanoparticle incorporation onto MoS2 via chemical and microwave routes: electrical, thermal, and structural properties. Nano letters 2013, 13 (9), 4434-4441.


20. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Rodriguez, A. A.; Colston, J.; Graham, A.; Shishkin, E.; Pallem, V.; Berry, V., Electron-tunneling modulation in percolating network of graphene quantum dots: fabrication, phenomenological understanding, and humidity/pressure sensing applications. Nano letters 2013, 13 (4), 1757-1763.


21. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Berry, V., How do the electrical properties of graphene change with its functionalization? Small 2013, 9 (3), 341-350.

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22. Maliyekkal, S. M.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Krishnan, D.; Kouser, S.; Mishra, A. K.; Waghmare, U. V.; Pradeep, T., Graphene: a reusable substrate for unprecedented adsorption of pesticides. Small 2013, 9 (2), 273-283.

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23. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Gupta, S. S.; Maliyekkal, S. M.; Pradeep, T., Immobilized graphene-based composite from asphalt: Facile synthesis and application in water purification. Journal of hazardous materials 2013, 246, 213-220.


24. Nguyen, P.; Li, J.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Jasuja, K.; Mohanty, N.; Ikenberry, M.; Hohn, K.; Shenoy, V. B.; Berry, V., Covalent Functionalization of Dipole‐Modulating Molecules on Trilayer Graphene: An Avenue for Graphene‐Interfaced Molecular Machines. Small 2013, 9 (22), 3823-3828.


25. Sreeprasad, T. S. and T. Pradeep (2013) Noble Metal Nanoparticles. Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials 303-388 (ISBN: 978-3-642-20594-1).Springer978-3-642-20595-8


26. Mohanty, N.; Moore, D.; Xu, Z.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Nagaraja, A.; Rodriguez, A. A.; Berry, V., Nanotomy-based production of transferable and dispersible graphene nanostructures of controlled shape and size. Nature communications 2012, 3, 844.


27. Ahn, B. K.; Sung, J.; Li, Y.; Kim, N.; Ikenberry, M.; Hohn, K.; Mohanty, N.; Nguyen, P.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Kraft, S., Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic reduced graphene oxide with epoxidized methyl oleate. Advanced Materials 2012, 24 (16), 2123-2129.

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28. Gupta, S. S.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Maliyekkal, S. M.; Das, S. K.; Pradeep, T., Graphene from sugar and its application in water purification. ACS applied materials & interfaces 2012, 4 (8), 4156-4163.

Graphene from sugar

29. Prasad, T.; Sudhakar, P.; Sreenivasulu, Y.; Latha, P.; Munaswamy, V.; Reddy, K. R.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Sajanlal, P.; Pradeep, T., Effect of nanoscale zinc oxide particles on the germination, growth and yield of peanut. Journal of plant nutrition 2012, 35 (6), 905-927.

30. Sreeprasad, T. S. (2012) “Assembly of Anisotropic Nanostructures” Chapter-15 in A Textbook of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Ed: T. Pradeep) Tata Mcgraw-Hill Publications (ISBN: 9781259007323).

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31. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Graphene for environmental and biological applications. International Journal of Modern Physics B 2012, 26 (21), 1242001.

2011 and Before

32. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Maliyekkal, S. M.; Lisha, K.; Pradeep, T., Reduced graphene oxide–metal/metal oxide composites: facile synthesis and application in water purification. Journal of hazardous materials 2011, 186 (1), 921-931.

33. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Maliyekkal, M. S.; Deepti, K.; Chaudhari, K.; Xavier, P. L.; Pradeep, T., Transparent, luminescent, antibacterial and patternable film forming composites of graphene oxide/reduced graphene oxide. ACS applied materials & interfaces 2011, 3 (7), 2643-2654.

34. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Tubular nanostructures of Cr2Te4O11 and Mn2TeO6 through room-temperature chemical transformations of tellurium nanowires. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115 (33), 16524-16536.

35. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Reversible assembly and disassembly of gold nanorods induced by EDTA and its application in SERS tuning. Langmuir 2011, 27 (7), 3381-3390.

36. Sen Gupta, S.; Manoj Siva, V.; Krishnan, S.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Singh, P. K.; Pradeep, T.; Das, S. K., Thermal conductivity enhancement of nanofluids containing graphene nanosheets. Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110 (8), 084302.

37. Sajanlal, P. R.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A. K.; Pradeep, T., Anisotropic nanomaterials: structure, growth, assembly, and functions. Nano reviews 2011, 2 (1), 5883.

38. Samal, A. K.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Investigation of the role of NaBH4 in the chemical synthesis of gold nanorods. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2010, 12 (5), 1777-1786.

39. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A.; Pradeep, T., Tellurium nanowire-induced room temperature conversion of graphite oxide to leaf-like graphenic structures. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113 (5), 1727-1737.

40. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A. K.; Pradeep, T., Bending and shell formation of tellurium nanowires induced by thiols. Chemistry of Materials 2009, 21 (19), 4527-4540.

41. Ramasamy, P.; Guha, S.; Shibu, E. S.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Bag, S.; Banerjee, A.; Pradeep, T., Size tuning of Au nanoparticles formed by electron beam irradiation of Au 25 quantum clusters anchored within and outside of dipeptide nanotubes. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009, 19 (44), 8456-8462.

42. Kumar, V. R. R.; Sajini, V.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Praveen, V. K.; Ajayaghosh, A.; Pradeep, T., Probing the Initial Stages of Molecular Organization of Oligo (p‐phenylenevinylene) Assemblies with Monolayer Protected Gold Nanoparticles. Chemistry–An Asian Journal 2009, 4 (6), 840-848.

43. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A.; Pradeep, T., One-, two-, and three-dimensional superstructures of gold nanorods induced by dimercaptosuccinic acid. Langmuir 2008, 24 (9), 4589-4599.

44. Sajanlal, P.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Nair, A. S.; Pradeep, T., Wires, Plates, Flowers, Needles, and Core− Shells: Diverse Nanostructures of Gold Using Polyaniline Templates. Langmuir 2008, 24 (9), 4607-4614.

45. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A.; Pradeep, T., Reactivity and resizing of gold nanorods in presence of Cu 2+. Bulletin of Materials Science 2008, 31 (3), 219-224.

46. Sreeprasad, T. S.; Samal, A.; Pradeep, T., Body-or tip-controlled reactivity of gold nanorods and their conversion to particles through other anisotropic structures. Langmuir 2007, 23 (18), 9463-9471.

47. Subramaniam, C.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T.; Kumar, G. P.; Narayana, C.; Yajima, T.; Sugawara, Y.; Tanaka, H.; Ogawa, T.; Chakrabarti, J., Visible fluorescence induced by the metal semiconductor transition in composites of carbon nanotubes with noble metal nanoparticles. Physical review letters 2007, 99 (16), 167404.

48. Kumar, V. R.; Samal, A.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Gold nanorods grown on microgels leading to hexagonal nanostructures. Langmuir 2007, 23 (17), 8667-8669.

49. Tom, R. T.; Samal, A.; Sreeprasad, T. S.; Pradeep, T., Hemoprotein bioconjugates of gold and silver nanoparticles and gold nanorods: structure− function correlations. Langmuir 2007, 23 (3), 1320-1325.