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Eugene R. Zubarev

 Associate Professor of Chemistry
 Department of Chemistry
 Rice University
 6100 Main Street, MS-60
 Houston, Texas 77005


 Office: BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC), Room 325
 Phone: 713-348-3761
 Fax: 713-348-5155

 Email: EZ@rice.edu

            Current CV

Eugene Zubarev was born on May 4, 1971 and grew up in Astrakhan, Russia. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Moscow State University (1993, GPA 5.0/5.0) and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Russian Academy of Sciences (Dec. 25, 1996).  He worked as a research associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University before moving to Iowa State University where he spent 3 years as an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering.  In 2005 he moved to Rice University Chemistry Department and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in July 2009.  His current research is focused on molecular self-assembly, synthesis of gold nanocrystals, and hybrid materials.

  

 





Graduate Students
Paul Derry

BA: Austin College, Sherman, TX

PhD (In Progress): Rice University, Houston ,Texas, USA

e mail : pjd3@rice.edu

 

Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Gold Nanowires  
Gold Nanorods for use as Optoacoustic Imaging Contrast Agents
Post-Doctoral Students
Dr. Min Wang

e mail : min.wang@rice.edu

Former Graduate Students
Dr. Bishnu Prasad Khanal

BS: Tribhuvan University, Nepal

MS : Tribhuvan University , Nepal

PhD Rice University, Houston ,Texas, USA

e mail : khanal@rice.edu

Synthesis and self assembly of hybrid  nanorods  
Large scale synthesis of monodisperse gold nanorods
Synthesis of  high aspect ratio gold nanords
 

Publications

  1. Solis, D.; Chang, W.-S.; Khanal, B. P.; Bao, K.; Nordlander, P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Link, S. ""Bleach Imaged Plasmon Propagation (BlIPP) in Single Gold Nanowires" Nano. Lett. 2010, 10, 3482-3485.

  2. Critchley, K.; Khanal, B. P.; Gorzny, M. L.; Vigderman, L.; Evans, S. D.; Zubarev, E. R.; Kotov, N. A. ""Near-Bulk Conductivity of Gold Nanowires as Nanoscale Interconnects and the Role of Atomically Smooth Interface" Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 2338-2342.

  3. Slaughter, L. S.; Chang, W.-S.; Swanglap, P.; Tcherniak, A.; Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Link, S. ""Single-Particle Spectroscopy of Gold Nanorods beyond the Quasi-Static Limit: Varying the Width at Constant Aspect Ratio" J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114,4934-4938..

  4. Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R. ""Polymer Functionalized Platinum-On-Gold Bimetallic Nanorods" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 2009, 48, 6888-6891.

  5. Chang, W.-S.; Slaughter, L. S.; Khanal, B. P.; Manna, P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Link, S. "One-Dimensional Coupling of Gold Nanoparticle Plasmons in Self-Assembled Ring Superstructures" " Nano. Lett. 2009, 9, 1152-1157.

  6. Kozlovskaya, V.; Kharlampieva, E.; Khanal, B. P.; Manna, P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Tsukruk, V. V. "Ultrathin Layer-by-Layer Hydrogels with Incorporated Gold Nanorods as pH-Sensitive Optical Materials"" Chem. Mater. 2008, 20, 7474-7485.

  7. Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R. "Purification of High Aspect Ratio Gold Nanorods: Complete Removal of Platelets" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12634-12635.

   8.  Gibson, J. D.; Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R. "Paclitaxel-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007,  129, 11653-11661.

 9.   Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R. "Rings of Nanorods" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2195-2198. (Inside Cover Article).

 

Dr. Jacob D. Gibson

BS: Austin College, Sherman, TX

PhD: Rice University, Houston ,Texas, USA

e mail : jacob.d.gibson@rice.edu

 

Synthesis of Paclitaxel Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles and Studying Their Anticancer Property 
Self-Assembly of Au-Taxol in water

 

 

 

Publications

1. Gibson, J. D.; Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E. R. "Paclitaxel-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11653-11661.

2 . Zubarev, E. R.; Xu, J.; Sayyad, A.; Gibson, J. D. "Amphiphilicity-Driven Organization of Nanoparticles into Discrete Assemblies" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15098-15099.  

3.   Zubarev, E. R.; Xu, J.; Sayyad, A.; Gibson, J. D. "Amphiphilic Gold Nanoparticles with V-Shaped Arms" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4958-4959.   

4.  Zubarev, E. R.; Xu, J.; Gibson, J. D.; Sayyad, A. "From Small Building Blocks to Complex Molecular Architecture" Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1367-1370. 

  

5. Genson, K. L.; Holzmueller, J.; Jiang, C.; Xu, J.; Gibson, J. D.; Zubarev, E. R.; Tsukruk, V. V. "Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayers of Gold Nanoparticles with Amphiphilic Shells from V-Shaped Binary Polymer Arms" Langmuir 2006, 22, 7011-7015.


Dr. Leonid Vigderman

BS: University of Colorado at Denver

PhD: Rice University , Houston ,Texas, USA

e mail : lv2@rice.edu

Multi-component Assembly of Gold and Silica Nanoparticles
Synthesis and Self-assembly of Mesoscopic Gold Particles

Dr. Pramit Manna

BS: Jadavpur University, India

MS : Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay , India

PhD: Rice University, Houston ,Texas, USA

e mail : pramit@rice.edu

 

Synthesis, Surface Modification and Colloidal Crystallization of Monodisperse Gold Nanoparticles  
Colloidal Crystallization of monodisperse Gold Nanorods
Surface Modification of Gold Nanorods to Make Them Biocompatible
 

Publications

  1. Khatua, S.; Manna, P.; Chang, W.-S.; Tcherniak, A.; Friedlander, E.; Zubarev, E. R.; Link, S. "Plasmonic Nanoparticles Liquid Crystal Composites" " J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 9, 7251-7257.

  2. Chang, W.-S.; Slaughter, L. S.; Khanal, B. P.; Manna, P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Link, S. "One-Dimensional Coupling of Gold Nanoparticle Plasmons in Self-Assembled Ring Superstructures" " Nano. Lett. 2009, 114, 1152-1157.

  3. Kozlovskaya, V.; Kharlampieva, E.; Khanal, B. P.; Manna, P.; Zubarev, E. R.; Tsukruk, V. V. "Ultrathin Layer-by-Layer Hydrogels with Incorporated Gold Nanorods as pH-Sensitive Optical Materials"" Chem. Mater. 2008, 20, 7474-7485.