Selected Publications

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2017

  1. Hamed Shahsavan, Li Yu, Antal Jakli and Boxin Zhao, “Smart Biomimetic Micro/Nanostructures Based on Liquid Crystal Elastomers and Networks", Soft Matter, Accepted, October 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  2. Aleksander Cholewinski, Fut K. Yang, and Boxin Zhao, “Underwater Contact Behavior of Alginate and Catechol-conjugated Alginate Hydrogel Beads", Langmuir, Accepted, August 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  3. Geoffrey Rivers*, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Boxin Zhao, “Vitrification during cure produces anomalies and path-dependence in electrical resistance of conductive composites”, Composite Sci Tech [IF=4.873], Accepted, June 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  4. Geoff Rivers*†, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Boxin Zhao, Alex Chen, John Persic, Robert Lyn, In-Situ Resistance Characterization During Cure Progression Of An Electrically Conductive Adhesive, Journal of Surface Mount Technology [IF = 0.913], Accepted, May 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  5. Josh Trinidad*, Li Chen**, Angela Lian and Boxin Zhao†, “Solvent Presence and its Impact on the Lap-Shear Strength of SDS-Decorated Graphene Hybrid Electrically Conductive Adhesives”, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives [IF=2.211], Accepted, May 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  6. Zihe Pan*, Tianchang Wang**, Li Chen**, Stefan Idziak, Zhaohui Huang† , Boxin Zhao†, “Effects of Rare Earth Oxide Additive on Surface and Tribological properties of Polyimide Composites”, Applied Surface Science [IF = 3.150], Accepted, Apr 21, 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  7. YiKang Zhou*; Wei Zhang*; Zihe Pan*; Boxin Zhao†, “Graphene-doped polyaniline nanocomposites as electromagnetic wave absorbing materials”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics [IF = 1.798], Accepted, March 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  8. Fatemeh Ferdosian**, Zihe Pan**, Guchuhan Gao and Boxin Zhao†, “Bio-Based Adhesives and Evaluations for Wood Composite Application", MDPI Polymers [IF =3.876], Accepted, Feb 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  9. Jeffrey d’Eon, Wei Zhang*, Li Chen**, Richard M. Berry, and Boxin Zhao†, “Coating nano-crystalline cellulose on polypropylene and its film adhesion and mechanical properties”, Cellulose [IF = 3.195], Accepted, Jan 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  10. Zeinab Jahed, Hamed Shahsavan*, Mohit S. Verma, Jacob L. Rogowski, Brandon B. Seo, Boxin Zhao, Ting Y. Tsui, Frank X. Gu, Mohammad R.K. Mofrad, “Bacterial Networks on Hydrophobic Micropillars” ACS Nano [IF=13.334], Accepted, Jan 3, 2017 Abstract w/ Full text links
  11. 2016

  12. Zihe Pan, Tianchang Wang, Yikang Zhou, Boxin Zhao, “Development of electrically conductive-superoleophobic micropillars for reducing surface adhesion of oil at low temperatures”, Applied Surface Science 389, 623-631, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.07.156, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  13. Josh Trinidad, Behnam Meschi Amoli, Wei Zhang, Rajinder Pal, Boxin Zhao, “Effect of SDS decoration of graphene on the rheological and electrical properties of graphene-filled epoxy/Ag composites”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 27 (12), 12955-12963, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-016-5434-0, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  14. Brendan Mcdonald, Poonam Patel, Boxin Zhao, “Droplet freezing and ice adhesion strength measurement on super-cooled hydrophobic surfaces”, The Journal of Adhesion, 1-14, DOI: 10.1080/00218464.2015.1077329, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  15. Geoff Rivers, Ehsan Marzbanrad, Michael David Hook, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Y Norman Zhou, Boxin Zhao, “Highly-stable silver nanobelts joined via diffusion-free attachment”, Nanotechnology 27 (29), 295606, DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/29/295606, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  16. Shaofan Sun, Zihe Pan, Wei Zhang, Fut K Yang, Yudong Huang, Boxin Zhao, “Acid treatment of silver flake coatings and its application in the flexible electrical circuits”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 27 (5), 4363-4371, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-016-4305-z, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  17. Zihe Pan, Tianchang Wang, Shaofan Sun, Boxin Zhao, “Durable Microstructured Surfaces: Combining Electrical Conductivity with Superoleophobicity”, ACS applied materials & interfaces 8 (3), 1795-1804, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b09691, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  18. A Ehsan Marzbanrad, Geoffrey Rivers, Allan Rogalsky, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Boxin Zhao, Norman Y Zhou, “Highly repeatable kinetically-independent synthesis of one-and two-dimensional silver nanostructures by oriented attachment”, RSC Advances 6 (66), 61641-61649, DOI: 10.1039/C6RA08031F, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  19. Shaofan Sun, Zihe Pan, Fut K Yang, Yudong Huang, Boxin Zhao, A transparent silica colloidal crystal/PDMS composite and its application for crack suppression of metallic coatings, Journal of colloid and interface science 461, 136-143, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2015.09.014, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  20. Yun-Seok Jun, Serubbabel Sy, Wook Ahn, Hadis Zarrin, Lathankan Rasen, Ricky Tjandra, Behnam Meschi Amoli, Boxin Zhao, Gordon Chiu, Aiping Yu, “Highly conductive interconnected graphene foam based polymer composite”, Carbon 95, 653-658, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.08.079, 2016 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  21. Hamed Shahsavan,Seyyed Muhammad Salili, Antal Jákli and Boxin Zhao, “Thermally Active Liquid Crystal Network Gripper Mimicking the Self-peeling of Gecko Toe Pads”, Advanced Materials, Accepted,Oct 2016.10.1002/adma.201604021, 2016 -  Abstract w/ Full text links  Abstract w/ Full text links
  22. Geoff Rivers, Ehsan Marzbanrad, Michael David Hook, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Y. Norman Zhou and Boxin Zhao, “Resistance reductions in silver nanobelt networks via temperature-controlled oriented attachment”, Nanotechnology, Accepted, May 2016 Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  23. 2015

  24. Ehsan Marzbanrad, Boxin Zhao, Norman Y Zhou, Porous silver nanosheets: a novel sensing material for nanoscale and microscale airflow sensors, Nanotechnology 26 (44), 445501, DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/44/445501, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  25. Hamed Shahsavan, Jesse Quinn, Jeffrey d’Eon, Boxin Zhao, “Surface modification of polydimethylsiloxane elastomer for stable hydrophilicity, optical transparency and film lubrication”, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 482, 267-275, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.05.024, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  26. Behnam Meschi Amoli, Anming Hu, Norman Y Zhou, Boxin Zhao, "Recent progresses on hybrid micro–nano filler systems for electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) applications", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 26 (7), 4730-4745, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-015-3016-1, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  27. Wei Zhang, Zihe Pan, Fut K Yang, Boxin Zhao, "A Facile In Situ Approach to Polypyrrole Functionalization Through Bioinspired Catechols", Advanced Functional Materials 25 (10), 1588-1597, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201403115, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  28. Shaofan Sun, Yudong Huang, Boxin Zhao, "Formation of silica colloidal crystals on soft hydrophobic vs rigid hydrophilic surfaces", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 467, 180-187, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.11.054, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  29. Zihe Pan, Hamed Shahsavan, Wei Zhang, Fut K Yang, Boxin Zhao, "Superhydro-oleophobic bio-inspired polydimethylsiloxane micropillared surface via FDTS coating/blending approaches", Applied Surface Science 324, 612-620, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.10.146, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  30. Ehsan Marzbanrad, Geoffrey Rivers, Peng Peng, Boxin Zhao, Norman Y Zhou, "How morphology and surface crystal texture affect thermal stability of a metallic nanoparticle: the case of silver nanobelts and pentagonal silver nanowiresPhysical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (1), 315-324, DOI: 10.1039/c4cp04129a, 2015 – Abstract w/ Full links Abstract w/ Full text links
  31. Zihe Pan, Tianchang Wang, Shaofan Sun and Boxin Zhao, "Durable Multifunctional Microstructures: Combining Electrical Conductivity and Superoleophobicity", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8 (3), 1795-1804, 2015. - Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  32. Wei Zhang, Yikang Zhou, Kun Feng, Josh Trinidad, Aiping Yu and Boxin Zhao, “Morphologically Controlled Bio-Inspired Dopamine-Polypyrrole Nanostructures With Tunable Electrical Properties” Advanced Electronic Materials, Accepted, Sept 2015-Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  33. Zihe Pan, Wei Zhang, Andrew Kowalski, Boxin Zhao, “Oleophobicity of Biomimetic Micro-patterned Surface and Its Effect on the Adhesion of Frozen Oil” Langmuir, Accepted, August 2015, 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b02884-Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  34. Hamed Shahsavan, Seyyed Muhammad Salili, Antal Jákli, and Boxin Zhao, "Biomimicry: Smart Muscle-driven Self-cleaning of Biomimetic Microstructures from Liquid Crystal Elastomers”, Advanced Materials, 27 (43), 6770-6770, Aug 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201503203-Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  35. Behnam Meschi Amoli; Josh Trinidad; Geoffrey Rivers; Abel  Sy; Paola Russo; Aiping Yu; Norman Y Zhou; Boxin Zhao, “SDS-stabilized graphene nanosheets for highly electrically conductive adhesives”, Carbon, 2015, 91, 188-199-Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  36. Wei Zhang, Zihe Pan, Fut K. Yang, and Boxin Zhao, “A Facile In-Situ Approach to Polypyrrole Functionalization through Bio-Inspired Catechols”, Advanced Functional Materials, Accepted, doi: 10.1002/adfm.201403115, Jan 2015 -  Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  37. Behnam Meschi Amoli, Anming Hu, Y. Norman Zhou and Boxin Zhao, “Decoration of Graphene with Thiocarboxylic Functionalized Ag Nanoparticles for Electrically Conductive Nanocomposites”, J. Materials Science: Materials in Electronics,  2015, 26, 590-600 -   Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  38. 2014

  39. Shahsavan, Hamed; Zhao, Boxin, “Bio-inspired Functionally Graded Adhesive Materials: Synergetic Interplay of Top Viscous-elastic Layers with Base Micropillars”, Macromolecules,2014, 47 (1), pp 353–364 -  Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  40. Behnam Meschi Amoli, Josh Trinidad, Anming Hu, Y Norman Zhou, Boxin Zhao, "Highly electrically conductive adhesives using silver nanoparticle (Ag NP)-decorated graphene: the effect of NPs sintering on the electrical conductivity improvement", Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 26 (1), 590-600, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-014-2440-y, 2014 – Abstract w/ Full links Abstract w/ Full text links
  41. Alek Cholewinski, Josh Trinidad, Brendan McDonald, Boxin Zhao, “Bio-inspired Polydimethylsiloxane-Functionalized Silica Particles - Epoxy Bilayer as a Robust Superhydrophobic Surface Coating”, Surface and Coatings Technology, 254, 230-237, 2014 -   Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  42. Geoff Rivers, Allan Rogalsky, Pearl Lee-Sullivan, Boxin Zhao, "Thermal analysis of epoxy-based nanocomposites: Have solvent effects been overlooked?", Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 119 (2), 797-805, DOI: 10.1007/s10973-013-3613-2, 2014 – Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  43. 2013

  44. Wei Zhang, Fut K. Yang, Yougun Han, Ravi Gaikwad, Zoya Leonenko and Boxin Zhao, “Surface and Tribological Behaviors of the Bio-inspired Polydopamine Thin Films in Dry and Wet Conditions”, Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 394−405  -   Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  45. Wenjie Wang, Sarang P. Gumfekar, Qingjie Jiao, and Boxin Zhao “Ferrite-grafted Polyaniline Nanofibers as Electromagnetic Shielding Materials”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1 (16), 2851 - 2859 -   Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  46. Dhamodaran Arunbabu, Hamed Shahsavan, Wei Zhang and Boxin Zhao, “Poly(AAc-co-MBA) Hydrogel Films: Adhesive and Mechanical Properties in Aqueous Medium” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117 (1), pp 441–449 -   Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  47. 2012

  48. Behnam Meschi Amoli ,  Sarang Gumfekar ,  Anming Hu ,  Y. Norman Zhou and Boxin Zhao, "Thiocarboxylate Functionalization of Silver Nanoparticles: Effect of Chain Length on the Electrical Conductivity of Nanoparticles and Their Polymer Composites", J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 20048-20056  -   Abstract w/ Full text links  Abstract w/ Full text links
  49. Fut Kuo Yang, Wei Zhang, Yougun Han, Serge Yoffe, Yungchi Cho, and Boxin Zhao, “ “Contact” of Nanoscale Stiff Films, Langmuir, 2012, 28 (25), pp 9562-9572  -  Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  50. Hamed Shahsavan, Dhamodaran Arunbabu and Boxin Zhao, “Biomimetic Modification of Polymeric Surfaces - A Promising Pathway for Tuning of Wetting and Adhesion”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2012, 297, 743-760 (Invited Feature Article) -  Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  51. 2011

  52. Hamed Shahsavan and Boxin Zhao, " Conformal Adhesion Enhancement on Biomimetic Microstructured Surfaces ", Langmuir, 27(12), 7732 - 7742, 2011 - Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  53. Boxin Zhao, Hyock Ju Kwon, "Adhesion of Polymers in Paper Products from the Macroscopic to Nanoscopic Levels - an Overview", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 25, 557-579, 2011- Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links
  54. George Greene, Bruno Zappone, Boxin Zhao, Olle Soderm, Daniel Topgaard, Gabriel Rata, and Jacob Israelachvili, "Changes in Pore Morphology and Fluid Transport in Compressed Articular Cartilage and the Implications for Joint Lubrication", Biomaterials, 29( 33), 4455 - 4462, 2008 - Abstract w/ Full text links Abstract w/ Full text links