Graduate student Mr. Zhichao Shan won the 1st place of graduate poster competition of NanoBio Summit 2015 in Birmingham AL.

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Graduate student Mr. Zhichao Shan won the 1st place of graduate poster presentation of NanoBio Summit 2015 in Birmingham AL. Read Zhichao’s research from his recent publications listed below:

1.Shan, Zhichao; Archana, Panikar Sathyaseelan; Shen, Gang; Gupta, Arunava; Bakker, Martin; Pan, Shanlin, “NanoCOT: Low-Cost Nanostructured Electrode Containing Carbon, Oxygen, Titanium for Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., in print, 2015,DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b05367

2. Archana, Panikar Sathyaseelan; Pachauri, Neha; Shan, Zhichao; Pan, Shanlin; Gupta, Arunava, “Plasmonic Enhancement of Phototoactivity by Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in Hematite Films”, 2015, J. Phys. Chem. C, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b02357.

3. Zhichao Shan, Daniel Clayton, Archana Panikar, Arunava Gupta, Shanlin Pan, “Photoelectrochemistry of Ti@TiO2 NW electrode decorated with Ag@Ag2S for enhanced visible light driven photoelectrochemistry”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118,14037-14046.

Our students presented their work at the Undergraduate Research Creative Activity Conference, The University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center

  1. Nanoconstruction and Surface Modification of Iron Oxide Photoresponsive Electrodes for Alternative Energy,Christian Palmer, Chemistry, Faculty Mentor: Shanlin Pan, Chemistry Undergraduate research creative activity conference, The University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center.christian3
  2. Au NP electrode for enhanced hydrazine electrochemical oxidation,Casey Dalton, Chemistry, Faculty Mentor: Shanlin Pan, Chemistry Undergraduate research creative activity conference, The University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center.casey
  3. Photoelectrochemical reduction using CuBi2O4,Undergraduate research creative activity conference, Qamar Tejani, Chemistry, Kieran Bhattacharya, Chemistry, Faculty Mentor: Shanlin Pan, ChemistryThe University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center.kieran Gamar
  4. Fluorescence-Intermittence of Single CdSe@ZnS Semiconductor Quantum Dots on Ag Nanowire Substrate, Michael Rogers, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Mentor: Shanlin Pan, Chemistry Undergraduate research creative activity conference, The University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center.scott
  5. Facile solution synthesis of Ag@Pt core-shell nanoparticles with dendritic Pt shells, Kristen Sabino, Chemistry, Faculty Mentor: Shanlin Pan, Chemistry Undergraduate research creative activity conference, The University of Alabama, April 7, 2015, Bryant Conference Center.Untitled

Spring ACS Meeting Program on Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

March 22-26, 2015 Denver Colorado

SUNDAY MORNING

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

Energy Conversion

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizers, Presiding

8:30 Introductory Remarks.

8:35 COLL 15. Shape engineering substrate- based plasmonic nanostructures.

K.D. Gilroy, R.A. Hughes, D. Sil, E. Borguet, S. Neretina

8:55 COLL 16. All-optical control of localized plasmonic resonance using photoalignment and liquid crystals. T.J. Bunning, L. De Sio, G. Klein, S. Serak, N. Tabirian, A. Cunningham, C. Tone, F. Ciuchi, T. Burgi, C. Umeton

9:15 COLL 17. Unique temporal and spatial biomolecular emission profile on individual zinc oxide nanorods. M. Singh, J. Hahm

9:35 Intermission.

9:45 COLL 18. Withdrawn.

10:05 COLL 19. Unprecedented upconversion efficiency in lanthanide nanocrystals via uniform, optically inert shells. N. Johnson, S. He, A. Almutairi

10:25 COLL 20. Creation of natural dye sensitized solar cell. J. Uddin

10:45 COLL 21. Rapid and sensitive assessment of biological and environmental samples using microwave-accelerated bioassay technique. M. Mohammed, K. Aslan

Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

Energy Conversion

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan,  J. Zheng, Organizers, Presiding

2:00 COLL 62. Smart photon management for organic photovoltaic. Y. Yang, Y. Yang, J. You, Z. Hong

2:30 COLL 63. Nanoscale oxynitrides with tunable composition and absorption spectra. G. Dukovic

3:00 COLL 64. Light extraction from organic light-emitting diodes using plasmonic scattering layers. L. Rothberg, C. Favaro, C. Chang

3:30 Intermission.

3:40 COLL 65. Nanostructured plasmonic antenna systems and catalytic electrode materials for enhancing solar water splitting. S. Pan

4:10 COLL 66. Molecular imprinted polymers for plasmonic sensing. A.J. Haes

4:40 COLL 67. On the possiblity of the para-aryl-dithiols cross-linking plasmonic nanoparticles as dithiolates. D. Zhang

 Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

MONDAY MORNING

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

Energy Conversion

Sensing, Electronics, & Photophysics

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizers, Presiding

8:30 COLL 238. Role of the protein corona in mediating nanoparticle targeting. W. Chan

9:00 COLL 236. Determining drug efficacy using plasmonically enhanced imaging of the morphological changes of cells upon death. M. Aioub, L. Austin, M.A. El-Sayed

9:30 COLL 237. Functional DNA nanotechnology and its applications in environmental sensing and live cell imaging. Y. Lu, J. Zhang, L. Li, P. Wu, K. Hwang, H. Xing

10:00 Intermission.

10:10 COLL 235. Theranostic gold nanorods for synergistic cancer treatment. Z. Gu

10:40 COLL 239. Prolonged hot electron dynamics in plasmonic-metal/semiconductor heterostructures with implications for solar photocatalysis. W. Wei

11:10 COLL 240. Enhanced light-matter interactions in nanoparticle arrays. T.W. Odom

11:40 COLL 241. Renal clearable metal nanoparticles for cancer imaging. J. Zheng

Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

MONDAY AFTERNOON

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

Energy Conversion

Spectroelectrochemistry, Imaging, & Surface Chemistry

 Cosponsored by PRES, Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizers

W. Wei, S. Pan, Presiding

2:00 COLL 283. Spectroelectrochemistry and electrochemiluminescence of mixed-thiolate protected Au130 clusters. G. Wang, D. Wang, J. Padelford, T. Ahuja, T. Wang

2:30 COLL 284. Imaging nanoscale energy transfer at the limits of temporal resolution and spatial accuracy. K.L. Knappenberger, J.W. Jarrett, S. Biswas, X. Lui, P.F. Nealey, R. Vaia

3:00 COLL 285. Tailoring optical and plasmon resonances in core-shell and core-multishell nanowires for plasmonic light harvesting. C. Yang

3:30 Intermission.

3:40 COLL 286. Single-particle photoelectrocatalysis. P. Chen

4:10 COLL 287. Aqueous growth of fluorescence-tunable gold nanoclusters capped with lipoic acid-polyethylene glycol ligands. D. Mishra, F. Aldeek, G. Palui, H.M. Mattoussi

4:40 COLL 288. Vivid, full-color plasmonic pixels. S. Link

 Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

TUESDAY MORNING

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative

Energy Conversion

Biosensing, Energy Conversion & Catalysts

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

  1. S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizer
  2. C. Yang, S. Pan, Presiding

8:30 COLL 327. Metallic nanocomposites of carbon nanotube and their bioconjugates: effective antimicrobials? A. Chaudhari, S. Singh, S. Pillai

9:00 COLL 328. Au/CdS plasmonic photocatalytic nanostructures constructed using P22 virus-like particles for enhanced photoactivity. A. Gupta, Z. Zhou, S. Palchoudhury, G. Bedwell, R. Li, P.E. Prevelige

9:30 COLL 329. Scalable metal-semiconductor nanostructure integration for multimode gas sensing at high temperature. P. Gao

10:00 Intermission.

10:10 COLL 330. Plasmonic enhancement characteristics of multilayered metallic nanostructures. D.D. Evanoff, E.R. Butcher, J.P. Cook

10:40 COLL 331. Exotic Au nanostructures: structure solution, properties, and applications. Y. Han

11:10 COLL 332. Ultrasensitive detection using SERS and SEHRS: From nonlinear optical properties to nuclear forensics. J.P. Camden

Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

WEDNESDAY MORNING

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative Energy Conversion

Biosensing, Catalysts, & Electrochemistry

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizer, B. Nelson, J. Zheng, Presiding

8:30 COLL 373. Template free fabrication of vertically aligned Ag nanorods for surface plasmon enhanced photocatalytic reactions and Raman spectroscopy. J. Wang, S. Pan

8:50 COLL 374. Copper plasmonics and catalysis: Role of electron-phonon interactions in dephasing localized surface plasmon. Q. Sun, Y. Ding, S.M. Goodman, H.H. Funke, P. Nagpal

9:10 COLL 375. Electrodeposited alloy thin films for catalysis applications. M. Gira, M. Milliken, K. Tkacz, J.R. Hampton

9:30 COLL 376. Block copolymer template-directed synthesis of mono- and bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts. D.A. Rider, K. Mikkelsen, A. Taylor, D.S. Perez

9:50 Intermission.

10:00 COLL 377. Rational design of nanocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction. S. Guo

10:20 COLL 378. Tunable plasmonic nanoparticles for enhancing photocatalytic reactions. C. Li, T. Lee, T. Lee

10:40 COLL 379. Enhanced photocatalytic activities of chemical vapor deposited hematite films for solar water splitting by Au NPs in embedded configuration. A. Panikar, N. Pachauri, Z. Shan, S. Pan, A. Gupta

11:00 COLL 380. Electrochemical investigation of nanoparticles modified glassy carbon electrode and its application for ketoconazole determination. M. Alshalalfeh, K. Alaqad, T.A. Saleh

Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

Metallic Nanostructures for Optical & Electrochemical Sensing & Alternative Energy Conversion

Fabrication for Biosensing, Energy Conversion & Catalysts

Cosponsored by PRES

Financially supported by Sigma-Aldrich

S. Pan, J. Zheng, Organizers, Presiding

2:00 COLL 427. Gold nanoparticle assembly for selective two photon scattering imaging of cancer cell. P.C. Ray

2:20 COLL 428. Size selective SERS analysis using nanorattles with porous polymer shell and entrapped gold nanoparticles. Y. Jia, S. Shmakov, E. Pinkhassik

2:40 COLL 429. Ultrafast laser induced synthesis of narrowly distributed sub-5nm surfactant-free Au-Pd nanoparticles.D. Sil, K. Moore Tibbetts, J.H. Odhner, R.J. Levis, E. Borguet

3:00 COLL 430. Fabrication of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays on flexible substrates via colloidal lithography for biosensing. A. Bohloul, V.L. Colvin

3:20 Intermission.

3:30 COLL 431. Withdrawn.

3:50 COLL 432. Enhancement of enzymatic colorimetric response by silver island films on high throughput screening microplates. B. Abel, K. Aslan

4:10 COLL 433. Development of polymer-metal colloid hybrid platforms for bioassays with improved dynamic range. E. Bonyi, K. Aslan

4:30 COLL 434. Surface plasmon enhanced photoelectrochemical performance of coreshell Ag@Ag2S nanoparticles decorated Ti@TiO2 nanowire electrodes. Z. Shan, S. Pan, A. Panikar, A. Gupta

4:50 Concluding Remarks.

Sponsored by ACS and Aldrich Material Science

UA Student Entrepreneurs to Pitch Platinum Alternative Based on Our Technology!

http://uanews.ua.edu/2015/01/ua-student-entrepreneurs-to-pitch-platinum-alternative/

Quote: “Conductive Chemistry, which is mentored by UA’s Office for Technology Transfer, will pitch a technology invented by Zhichao Shan and Archana Panikar, UA chemistry graduate students; Dr. Shanlin Pan, a UA associate professor of chemistry; and Dr. Arunava Gupta, a UA professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering and associate director in UA’s Center for Materials for Information Technology”

  • CONTACT: Chris Bryant, UA media relations, 205/348-8323, cbryant@ur.ua.edu; Val Walton, communications director, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, 205/943-4715,vwalton@edpa.org
  • SOURCE: Dr. Whitney Hough, venture development associate, UA’s Office for Technology Transfer, 205/348-6821, wlhough@ua.edu; Chris Bailey, cjbailey5@crimson.ua.edu