1. Maurel, A.; Martinez, A. C.; Dornbusch, D. A.; Huddleston, W. H.; Seol, M-L.; Henry, C. R.; Jones, J. M.; Yelamanchi, B.; Chavari, S. B.; Edmunson, J. E.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Cortes, P.; MacDonald, E.; and Sherrard, C.G. “What Would Battery Manufacturing Look Like on the Moon and Mars?” ACS Energy Lett. 2023, 8, 1042–1049


  1. Martinez, A. C.; Maurel, A.; Aranzola, A.P.; Grugeon, S.; Panier, S.; Dupont, L.; Hernandez-Viezcas, J. A.; Mummareddy, B.; Armstrong, B. L.; Cortes, P.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and MacDonald, E. Additive manufacturing of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 battery electrode material via vat photopolymerization precursor approach Scientific Reports, 2022, 12, 19010.
  1. Nair, A. N.; Sanad, M. F.; Chava, V. S. N.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. Platinum-like HER Onset in GNR/MoS2 Quantum Dots Heterostructure Through Curvature-dependent Electron Density Reconfiguration. Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 10368-10371
  1. Nair, A. N.; Sanad, M. F.; Jayan. R.; Gutierrez, G.; Ge. Y.; Islam. M. M.; Hernandez-Viezcas, J. A.; Zade, V.; Tripathi, S.; Shutthanandan, V.; Ramana, C. V.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. Lewis Acid Site Assisted Bifunctional Activity of Tin Doped Gallium Oxide and Its Application in Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries. Small, 2022, 18, 2202648.
  1. Ye, Y.; Landa, E. L.; Cantu, J. M.; Hernandez-Viezcas, J. A.; Nair, A. N.; Lee, W.-Y.; Sreenivasan, S. T. ; Gardea-Torresdey, J. L. A double-edged effect of manganese-doped graphene quantum dots on salt-stressed Capsicum annuum L. Sci. Total Environ. 2022, 844, 157160.

  1. Sanad, M. F. and Sreenivasan, S. T. (2022) “Metal-organic framework in fuel cell technology: Fundamentals and application.” Chapter in “Electrochemical Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks” (Elsevier) 135-189.
  1. Sanad, M. F.; Franklin, H. M.; Ali, B. A.; Puente-Santiago, A. R.; Nair, A. N.; Chava, V. S. N.; Fernandez-Delgado, O.; Allam, N. K.; Stevenson, S.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and Echegoyen, L. Cylindrical C96 Fullertubes: A Highly Active Metal Free O2-Reduction Electrocatalyst. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e2021167.
  1. Chava, V. S. N. and Sreenivasan, S. T. “Material and Process-Related Contaminants in Solar Photovoltaics: Key Issues, and Future Prospects” Chapter in “New Trends in Emerging Environmental Contaminants“. 2022, 527-557.
  1. Murillo, J.; Panda, D.; Chakrabarti, S.; Hattori, A.; Griego, L.; Chava, V. S. N.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Ramana, C. V.; and Fortier, S. “Room temperature synthesis of UO2+x nanocrystals and thin films via hydrolysis of uranium(IV) complexes”. Inorg. Chem. Front., 2022, 9, 678-685.
  1. Fernandez-Delgado, O.; Puente-Santiago, A. R.; Betancourth, J. G.; Sanad, M. F.; Sreenivasan, S. T. and Echegoyen, L. “Diazonium Functionalized Fullerenes: A New Class of Efficient Molecular Catalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction.” Nanoscale 2022, 14, 3858-3864.


  1. Chava, V. S. N.; Chandrasekhar, P. S.; Gomez, A.; Echegoyen, L.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. “MXene-Based Tailoring of Carrier Dynamics, Defect Passivation, and Interfacial Band Alignment for Efficient Planar p–i–n Perovskite Solar Cells” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2021, 4, 12137–12148
  1. Maurel, A.; Martinez, A.C.; Grugeon, S.; Panier, S.; Dupont, L.; Cortes, P.; Sherrard, C. G.; Small, I.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and MacDonald, E. “Toward High Resolution 3D Printing of Shape-Conformable Batteries via Vat Photopolymerization: Review and Perspective” IEEE Access 2021, 9, 140654 – 140666.
  1. Gutierrez, G.; Sundin, E. M.; Nalam, P. G.; Zade, V.; Romero, R.; Nair, A. N.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Das, D.; Li, C.; and Ramana, C. V. Interfacial Phase Modulation-Induced Structural Distortion, Band Gap Reduction, and Nonlinear Optical Activity in Tin-Incorporated Ga2O3 J. Phys. Chem. C 2021125, 20468–20481
  1. Sanad, M. F.;  Chava, V. S. N.; Enriquez, L.G.; Shalan, A. E.; Zheng, T.; Pilla, S.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. “Engineering of Electron Affinity and Interfacial Charge Transfer of Graphene for Self-Powered Nonenzymatic Biosensor Applications ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 40731-40741.
  1. Gomez, A.; Gopalakrishnan, D.; Echegoyen, L.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. “Synthesis, characterization, and applications of graphene quantum dots” Chapter 5 in Handbook of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials 2021, 247-297
  1. Puente-Santiago, A. R.; Sanad, M. F.; Moreno-Vicente, M.; Ahsan, M. A.; Cerón, M.R.; Yao, Y-R.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Rodriguez-Forte, A.; Poblet, J.M.; Echegoyen, L. “A New Class of Molecular Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Evolution: Catalytic Activity of M3N@C2n (2n = 68, 78, and 80) Fullerenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 6037–6042 (Selected as Suppl. Cover).
  1. Sanad, M. F.; Puente-Santiago, A. R.; Tolba, S. A.; Ahsan, M. A.; Fernandez-Delgado, O.; Adly, M. S.; Hashem, E. M.; Abodouh, M. M.; El-Shall, M.S.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Allam, N.K.;and  Echegoyen, L. “Co–Cu bimetallic metal organic framework catalyst outperforms the Pt/C benchmark for oxygen reduction” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 4064–4073.
  1. Ramana, C.V.; Mallesham, B.; Nair, A. N.; Manciu, F. S.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and Shutthanandan, V. Electronic Structure, Chemical Bonding, and Electrocatalytic Activity of Ba(Fe0.7Ta0.3)O3−δ Compounds. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2021, 4, 1313–1322.


  1. Nair, A. N.; Chava, V. S. N.; Bose, S.; Zheng, T.; Pilla, S.; and Sreenivasan, S. T. In Situ Doping-Enabled Metal and Nonmetal Codoping in Graphene Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Application for Contaminant Sensing. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 16565–16576
  1. Ahsan, M. A.;  Puente-Santiago, Nair, A. N.; Weller, J. M.; Sanad, M. F.; Valles-Rosales, D. J.; Chan, C.K.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and  Noveron, J. Metal-Organic frameworks-derived multifunctional carbon encapsulated metallic nanocatalysts for catalytic peroxymonosulfate activation and electrochemical hydrogen generation. Molecular Catalysis 2020, 498, 111241.
  1. Puente-Santiago, A. R.;  He, T.; Eraso, O.; Ahsan, M. A.;  Nair, A. N.; Chava, V. S. N.; Zheng, T.; Pilla, S.; Fernandez-Delgado, O.; Du, A.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; and Echegoyen, L. Tailoring the Interfacial Interactions of van der Waals 1T-MoS2/C60 Heterostructures for High-Performance Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Electrocatalysis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 17923–17927.
  1. Ahsan, M. A.;  Puente-Santiago,  A. R.; Hong, Y.; Zhang, N.;  Cano, M.; Rodriguez-Castellon, E.; Echegoyen, L.;  Sreenivasan, S. T.; and  Noveron, J. Tuning of tri-functional NiCu bimetallic nanoparticles confined in a porous carbon network with surface composition and local structural distortions for the electrocatalytic oxygen reduction, oxygen and hydrogen evolution reactions.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020,142, 14688–14701.
  1. Jung, L.; Narayan, P.; Sreenivasan, S. T. and Narayan, M. Untangling the Potential of Carbon Quantum Dots in Neurodegenerative Disease. Processes 2020, 8, 599.processes-2

7. Ahlawat, J.; Neupane, R.; Deemer, E.; Sreenivasan, S. T. and Narayan, M. Chitosan-Ellagic acid Nanohybrid for mitigating rotenone-induced oxidative stress.  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 202012, 18964-18977.

6. Peralta-Videa, Jose, Sreenivasan, S. T. and Narayan, M. Influence of Carbon Quantum Dots on the Biome. Processes 2020, 8(4), 445.

5. Mallesham, B.; Zade, V.; Roy, S.;  Nair, A. N.; Seacat, S.; Sreenivasan, S. T.;  Shutthanandan, V.; Van de Walle, C. G.; Peelaers, H.; and Ramana, C.V.  Effect of Ti Induced Chemical Inhomogeneity on Crystal Structure, Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Wide Band Gap Ga2O3. Cryst. Growth Des. 2020,  20, 1422-1433.

4. Mallesham, B.; Roy, S.; Bose, S.; Nair, A. N.; Sreenivasan, S. T.; Shutthanandan, V.; and Ramana, C. V. Crystal Chemistry, Band-Gap Red Shift, and Electrocatalytic Activity of Iron-Doped Gallium Oxide Ceramics. ACS Omega 2020, 5 (1), 104-112. Also selected for the cover page


  1. Sreenivasan, S. T. and Narayan, M.; Learnings from Protein Folding Projected onto Amyloid Misfolding. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2019, 10 (9), 3911-3913.cn9b00445_0004
  1. Sreenivasan, S. T. 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

1. 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.

Microsoft Word - MTE-Final

2. 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.



3. 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.


4. 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



5. 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


6. 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

7. 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.; Dong, 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.


8. 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

9. 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

10. 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.

11. 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.

Wlanut protien

12. 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


13. 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.


14. 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

15. 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

16. 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.

GO water purification


 17. 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


18. 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.


19. 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.


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

How do electrical-Smalll

21. 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.

G-Pesticide small

22. 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.


23. 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.


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


25. 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.


26. 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.

ADV Mater

27. 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

28. 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.

29. 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).

textbook of

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

2011 and Before

31. 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.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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.

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

37. 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.

38. 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.

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. 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.

44. 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.

45. 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.