•  Ines Zucker, Sara M Hashmi, Jason Yang, Yulian He, Lisa D Pfefferle, Menachem Elimelech. “Shape-dependent interactions of manganese oxide nanomaterials with lipid bilayer vesicles,” Langmuir  (Accepted).
  • Mark Falinski, Michael Garland, Sara M Hashmi, Robert Tanguay, Julie Zimmerman. “Establishing structure-property-hazard relationships for multi-walled carbon nanotubes: the role of aggregation, surface charge, and oxidative stress on embryonic zebrafish mortality.” Carbon (Accepted). 


  • Amanda Quay, Tiezheng Tong, Sara M Hashmi, Yu Zhu, Song Zhao, Menachem Elimelech. “Combined Organic Fouling and Inorganic Scaling in Reverse Osmosis: Role of Protein-Silica Interactions.” Environmental Science & Technology 52 9145. DOI: ​10.1021/acs.est.8b02194.
  • X Yu, X Guo, P Wu, L Han, D Tian, F Du, Z Chen, F Liu, G Deng, AT Chen, C Ma, J Liu, SM Hashmi, X Guo, X Wang, H Zhao, X Liu, X Zhu, K SHeth, Q Chen, L Fan, J Zhou. “Activatable Protein Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides.” Advanced Materials 1705383. DOI:10.1002/adma.201705383.


  • Ines Zucker, Jay R Werber, Zachary S Fishman, Sara M Hashmi, Uri R Gabinet, Xinglin Lu, Chinedum O Osuji, Lisa D Pfefferle, Menachem Elimelech. “Loss of Phospholipid Membrane Integrity Induced by Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials.” Environmental Science & Technology Letters 4 404. DOI: ​10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00358.
  • Lyndsey McMillon-Brown, Marina Mariano, YunHui L Lin, Jinyang Li, Sara M Hashmi, Andrey Semichaevsky, Barry P Rand, Andre D Taylor. “Light-trapping in Polymer Solar Cells by Processing with Nanostructured Diatomaceous Earth.” Organic Electronics 51 422. DOI: ​10.1016/j.orgel.2017.09.009.
  • Vincent Escande, Chun Ho Lam, Philip Coish, Paul T Anastas. “Heterogeneous sodium-manganese oxide catalyzed aerobic oxidative cleavage of 1,2-Diols.” Angewandte Chemie 56 9561. DOI: ​10.1002/anie.201705934.
  • Tiezheng Tong, Song Zhao, Chanhee Boo, Sara M Hashmi, Menachem Elimelech. “Relating Silica Scaling in Reverse Osmosis to Membrane Surface Properties.” Environmental Science & Technology 51 4396. DOI: ​10.1021/acs.est.6b06411.
  • Gilad Kaufman, Shomeek Mukhopadhyay, Yekaterina Rokhlenko, Siamak Nejati, Rostislav Boltyanskiy, Youngwoo Choo, Michael Loewenberg, Chinedum Osuji. “Highly stiff yet elastic microcapsules.” Soft Matter 13 2733.  DOI: ​10.1039/C7SM00092H.
  • Vincent Escande, Chun Ho Lam, Claude Grison, Paul T Anastas. “EcoMnOx, a Biosourced Catalyst for Selective Aerobic Oxidative Cleavage of Activaated 1,2-Diols.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering 5 3214. DOI: ​10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02979
  • Jennifer L Peper, David J. Vinyard, Gary Brudvig, James Mayer. “Slow equilibration between spectroscopically distinct trap states in reduced TiO2 nanoparticles.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 2868. DOI: ​10.1021/jacs.6b12112.
  • Devin L. Shaffer, Marissa E. Tousley, Menachem Elimelech. “Influence of polyamide surface chemistry on gypsum scaling behavior.” Journal of Membrane Science 525 249. DOI: ​10.1016/j.memsci.2016.11.003.
  • Daria L. Huang, David J. Vinyard, James D. Blakemore, Sara M. Hashmi, Robert H. Crabtree. “Cp* vs. bis-carbonyl iridium precursors as CH oxidation precatalysts.” Organometallics 36 199. DOI: ​10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00525.


  • Aaron J. Bloomfield, Adam J. Matula, Brandon Q. Mercado, Victor S. Batista, Robert H. Crabtree. “Organometallic iridium complex containing a dianionic, tridentate, mixed organic-inorganic ligand.” Inorganic Chemistry 55 8121. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01218
  • Leanne M. Gilbertson, Eva M. Albalghiti, Zachary Fishman, François Perreault, Menachem Elimelech, Lisa D. Pfefferle, Julie B. Zimmerman. “Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of Copper Oxide Bacterial Cytotoxicity: Understanding the Influence of Nano Size, Shape, and Presence of Ions.” Environmental Science & Technology 50 3975. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05734.
  • Daria Huang, Rodrigo Beltrán-Suito, Julianne M. Thomsen, Sara M. Hashmi, Kelly Materna, Stafford W. Sheehan, Brandon Mercado, Gary W. Brudvig, Robert H. Crabtree. “A new Ir bis-carbonyl precursor for water oxidation catalysis.” Inorganic Chemistry 55  2427. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02809.
  • Nawal Quennouz, Sara M. Hashmi, Hong Sung Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chinedum O Osuji. “Rheology of cellulose nanofibrils in the presence of surfactants,”  Soft Matter 12 157. DOI: 10.1039/c5sm01803j.


  • Ming Xie, Edo Bar-Zeev, Sara M. Hashmi, Long D. Nghiem, Menachem Elimelech. “Role of Reverse Divalent Cation Diffusion in Forward Osmosis Biofouling,” Environmental Science & Technology 49 13222. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02728.
  • Forrest S. Gittleson, Daniel Hwang, Won-Hee Ryu, Sara M. Hashmi, Jonathan Hwang, Tenghooi Goh, Andre D. Taylor. “Ultrathin Nanotube/Nanowire Electrodes by Spin-Spray Layer-by-Layer Assembly,” ACS Nano 10005. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b03578
  • Kyle J. Moor, Dhyan Valle, Chuanhao Li, Jae-Hong Kim. Improving the visible light photoactivity of supported fullerene photocatalysts through the use of [C70] fullerene,” Environmental Science & Technology 49 6190. DOI: 10.1021/es505888d
  • Seyla Azoz, Leanne M. Gilbertson, Sara M. Hashmi, Patrick Han, George E. Sterbinsky, Stacy A. Kanaan, Julie B. Zimmerman, Lisa D. Pfefferle. “Enhanced Dispersion and Electronic Performance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube thin Films without Surfactant: A Comprehensive Study of Various Treatment Processes,” Carbon 93 1008. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.05.087
  • Seyla Azoz, Annemarie L. Exarhos, Analisse Marquez, Leanne M. Gilbertson, Siamak Nejati, Judy J. Cha, Julie B. Zimmerman, James M. Kikkawa, Lisa D. Pfefferle. “Highly Conductive Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Preparation by Direct Alignment on Substrates from Water Dispersions,” Langmuir 31 1155. DOI: 10.1021/la503919u


  • Julianne M. Thomsen, Stafford W. Sheehan, Sara M. Hashmi, Jesús Campos, Ulrich Hintermair, Robert H. Crabtree, Gary W. Brudvig.  “Electrochemical Activation of Cp* Iridium Complexes for Electrode-Driven Water-Oxidation Catalysis,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 136 13826-13834. DOI: 10.1021/ja5068299


  • Graeupner, J., Hintermair, U., Huang, D.L., Thomsen, J.M., Takase, M., Campos, J., Hashmi, S.M., Elimelech, M., Brudvig, G.W., and Crabtree, R.H. “Probing the Viability of Oxo-Coupling Pathways in Iridium-Catalyzed Oxygen Evolution”, Organometallics 32, 5384–5390.  DOI: 10.1021/om400658a  
  • Meng Zhou, M., Hintermair, U., Hashiguchi, B.G., Parent, A.R., Hashmi, S.M., Elimelech, M., Periana, R.A., Brudvig, G.W., Crabtree, R.H. “Cp* Iridium Precatalysts for Selective C-H Oxidation with Sodium Periodate as the Terminal Oxidant”, Organometallics 32, 957–965.  DOI: 10.1021/om301252w  
  • Pasquini, L., Sekol, R.C., Taylor, A.D., Pfefferle, L.D., and Zimmerman, J.B. “Realizing Comparable Oxidative and Cytotoxic Potential of Single- and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Through Annealing”Environmental Science & Technology  47 8775.  DOI: 10.1021/es401786s  
  • JS Tang, SM Hashmi, EM Shapiro.  “The effect of cryoprotection on the use of PLGA encapsulated iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic cell labeling,” Nanotechnology 24, 125101. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/24/12/125101
  • Meng, Z., Hashmi, S.M., and Elimelech, M. “Aggregation Rate and Fractal Dimension of Fullerene Nanoparticles via Simultaneous Multiangle Static and Dynamic Light Scattering Measurement”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 392, 27–33.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.09.088  


  • Aslan, S., Deneufchatel, M., Hashmi, S.M., Li N., Pfefferle, L.D., Elimelech, M., Pauthe, E., and Van Tassel, P.R. “Carbon nanotube-based antimicrobial biomaterials formed via layer-by-layer assembly with polypeptides”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 388, 268–273.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.08.025  
  • SM Hashmi, KX Zhong, A Firoozabadi.  “Acid-base chemistry enables reversible colloid-to-solution transition of asphaltenes in non-polar systems,” Soft Matter 8, 8778. DOI: 10.1039/C2SM26003D
  • SM Hashmi, A Firoozabadi. “Controlling nonpolar colloidal asphaltene aggregation by electrostatic repulsion,” Energy & Fuels 26, 4438.  DOI: 10.1021/ef3005702
  • Pasquini, L., Hashmi, S.M., Sommer, T., Elimelech, M., and Zimmerman, J.B. “Impact of Surface Functionalization on Bacterial Cytotoxicity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Environmental Science & Technology, 46, 6297–6305.  DOI: 10.1021/es300514s  
  • Hintermair, U., Hashmi, S.M., Elimelech,M., and Crabtree, R.H. “Particle Formation during Oxidation Catalysis with Cp* Iridium complexes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 9785–9795.  DOI: 10.1021/ja3033026  
  • SM Hashmi, A Firoozabadi. “Field- and Concentration-Dependence of Electrostatics in Non-polar Colloidal Asphaltene Suspensions,” Soft Matter 8, 1878. DOI: 10.1039/C2SM06865F 


  • SM Hashmi, A Firoozabadi. “Tuning size and electrostatics in non-polar colloidal asphaltene suspensions by polymeric adsorption,” Soft Matter 7, 8384 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05384A
  • SM Hashmi, A Firoozabadi. “Effect of Dispersant on Asphaltene Suspension Dynamics: Aggregation and Sedimentation,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114, 15780 (2010).  DOI: 10.1021/jp107548j  
  • SM Hashmi, L Quintiliano, A Firoozabadi. “Polymeric Dispersants Delay Sedimentation in Colloidal Asphaltene Suspensions,” Langmuir 26, 8021 (2010).  DOI: 10.1021/la9049204  
  • Chen, K.L., and Elimelech, M. “Relating Colloidal Stability of Fullerene (C60Nanoparticles to Nanoparticle Charge and Electrokinetic Properties”, Environmental Science & Technology 43, 7270–7276 (2009).  DOI: 10.1021/es900185p   
  • Saleh, N.B., Pfefferle, L.P. and Elimelech, M. “Aggregation Kinetics of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in Aquatic Systems: Measurements and Environmental Implications”, Environmental Science & Technology42 7963-7969 (2008).  DOI: 10.1021/es801251c  
  • Tiraferri, A., Chen, K.L., Sethi, R., and Elimelech, M. “Reduced Aggregation and Sedimentation of Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles in the Presence of Guar Gum”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science324 71-79 (2008).  DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2008.04.064
  • Chen, K. L., Mylon, S. E., and Elimelech, M. “Enhanced Aggregation of Alginate-Coated Iron Oxide (Hematite) Nanoparticles in the Presence of Calcium, Strontium, and Barium Cations”, Langmuir, 23 5920-5928 (2007).  DOI: 10.1021/la063744k
  • Chen, K.L. and Elimelech, M. “Influence of Humic Acid on the Aggregation Kinetics of Fullerene (C60) Nanoparticles in Monovalent and Divalent Electrolyte Solutions”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 309 126-134 (2007).  DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2007.01.074
  • Chen, K.L. and Elimelech, M. “Aggregation and Deposition Kinetics of Fullerene (C60Nanoparticles”, Langmuir, 22 10994-11001 (2006).  DOI: 10.1021/la062072v
  • Chen, K.L., Mylon, S.E., and Elimelech, M. “Aggregation Kinetics of Alginate-Coated Hematite Nanoparticles in Monovalent and Divalent Electrolytes”, Environmental Science and Technology, 40 1516-1523 (2006).  DOI: 10.1021/es0518068
  • Mylon, S.E., Chen, K.L., and Elimelech, M. “Influence of Natural Organic Matter and Ionic Composition on the Kinetics and Structure of Hematite Colloid Aggregation: Implications to Iron Depletion in Estuaries”, Langmuir, 20 9000-9006 (2004).  DOI: 10.1021/la049153g