Journal Publications


36. Effect of laser repetition rate on colour rendition, nanoparticle morphology and surface chemistry on silver (Optical Materials Express

35. Nanoengineered electroconductive collagen-based cardiac patch for infarcted myocardium repair (ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces) (PDF)

34. Surface nanocavitation of titanium modulates macrophage activity (Int. J. Nanomedicine) (PDF)

33. Deterministic Encapsulation of Human Cardiac Stem Cells in Variable Composition Nanoporous Gel Cocoons to Enhance Therapeutic Repair of Injured Myocardium (ACS Nano) (PDF)


32. Particle anisotropy and crystalline phase transition in one-pot synthesis of nano-zirconia: a causal relationship (RSC CrystEngComm) (PDF) [Front Cover]

31. Chemical Nanocavitation of Surfaces to Enhance the Utility of Stainless Steel as a Medical Material (ACS Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces) (PDF)

30. Visible Light Driven Plasmonic Photochemistry on Nano-textured Silver (Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics) (PDF)

29. Multi-functional thermo-crosslinkable collagen-metal nanoparticle composites for tissue regeneration: Nanosilver vs. Nanogold (RSC Advances) (PDF)

28. Electroconductive nanoengineered biomimetic hybrid fibers for cardiac tissue engineering (Journal Materials Chemistry B) (PDF)

27. Synthesis and Characterization of Scratch-Resistant Hybrid Coatings Based on Non-Hydrolytic Sol Gel ZrO2 Nanoparticles (Progress in Organic Coatings) (PDF)


26. AFM force indentation analysis on leukemia cells (Analytical Methods) (PDF)

(25). Emerging Investigators 2016: novel design strategies for new functional materials (Journal of Materials Chemistry B) (PDF)

25. Evaluation of the direct effects of poly(dopamine) on the in vitro response of human osteoblastic cells (Journal of Materials Chemistry B) (PDF)

24. Oxidative nanopatterning of titanium surface influences mRNA and microRNA expression in human alveolar bone osteoblastic cells (International Journal of Biomaterials) (PDF)

23. Protein to polysaccharide ratio in EPS as an indicator of non-optimized operation of tertiary nitrifying MBBR (Water Qual. Res. J. Can.)


22. Modulating the elution of antibiotics from nanospongy titanium surfaces with a pH-sensitive coating (RSC Advances) (PDF)

21. Adynamic Bone Decreases Bone Toughness During Ageing by Affecting Mineral and Matrix (Journal of Bone Mineral Research) (PDF)

20. Frequency Pulling and Lineshape Broadening in Graphene Raman Spectra by Resonant Stokes Surface Plasmon Polaritons (Physical Review B) (PDF)

19. Physicochemical and nanomechanical investigation of electrodeposited chitosan:PEO blends (Journal of Materials Chemistry B) (PDF)

18. Atomic Force Microscopy in Biomaterials Surface Science (Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics) (PDF


17. Enhanced Raman scattering in graphene by plasmonic resonant Stokes emissions (Nanophotonics) (PDF

16. Osteogenic Cell Cultures Cannot Utilize Exogenous Sources of Synthetic Polyphosphate for Mineralization (Journal of Cellular Biochemistry) (PDF)

15. Colocation and role of polyphosphates and alkaline phosphatase in apatite biomineralization of elasmobranch tesserae (Acta Biomaterialia) (PDF)

14. Influence of oxidative nanopatterning and anodization of the fatigue resistance of commercially pure titanium and Ti-6Al-4V (Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B) (PDF)

13. Oxidative nanopatterning of titanium generates mesoporous surfaces with antimicrobial properties (International Journal of Nanomedicine) (PDF)

12. Nanoporous titanium surfaces for sustained elution of proteins and antibiotics (Plos ONE) (PDF)


11. Progression of osteogenic cell cultures grown on microtopographic titanium coated with calcium phosphate and functionalized with a Type I Collagen-derived peptide (Journal of  Periodontology) (PDF)


10. Nanoscale surface modifications of medically relevant metals: state-of-the art and perspectives (Nanoscale) (PDF)


9. Adsorption of proteins on nanoporous Ti surfaces (Surface Science) (PDF)

8. Influence of treatment conditions on the chemical oxidative activity of H2SO4/H2O2 mixtures for modulating the topography of titanium (Advanced Engineering Materials) (PDF)


7. Assessment of the titanium dioxide absorption coefficient by grazing-angle Fourier transform infrared and ellipsometric measurements (Applied Spectroscopy) (PDF)

6. Improving biocompatibility of implantable metals by nanoscale modification of surfaces: an overview of strategies, fabrication methods, and challenges (Small) (PDF)

5. Nanoscale oxidative patterning of metallic surfaces to modulate cell activity and fate (Nano Letters) (PDF)


4. Self-assembled monolayer of alkanephosphoric acid on nanotextured Ti (Journal of Chemical Physics) (PDF)

3. Tailoring the surface properties of Ti6Al4V by controlled chemical oxidation (Biomaterials) (PDF)


2. Characterization of a bioactive nanotextured surface created by controlled chemical oxidation of titanium (Surface Science) (PDF)

1. Statistical Analysis of Surface and Sub-Surface Residual Stress Fields in Retrieved Alumina Femoral Heads after Long-Term Implantation (Key Engineering Materials

Book Chapters

Titania thin films in medical implants and biocompatible materials, Oxide ultrathin films: science and technology (Wiley, 2011)

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