CEAS - Materials Science & Engineering - 0072
Dr. Donglu Shi is currently the Chair and Graduate Director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program and a Graduate School Fellow at the University of Cincinnati. For Dr. Shi's research programs, please visit: http://homepages.uc.edu/~shid/index.htm
Post-doctoral Staff, Argonne National Laboratory 1988 (Materials Science)
Ph. D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst 1986 (Engineering)
09-2001 -To Present Full Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
05-2002 -09-2002 Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK
01-1995 -09-2001 Associate Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
09-1988 -01-1995 Staff Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory,
09-2001 -05-2002 Visiting Scientist, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Grenoble, France
Design of nanostructures for fundamental new properties and novel applications in energy and biomedicine; high temperature soft magnetic materials; rapid solidification; metallic glasses; crystallization effects on magnetic properties; nanophotonics; spectral selective nanomaterials and thin films; plasma polymerization of nanoparticles for surface modification and conjugation of biological molecules; nano medical diagnosis and therapeutics; medical imaging; drug/gene delivery; cell targeting; detection of circulating tumor cells, and structural polymer and ceramic nanocomposites.
Investigators:Donglu Shi 10-01-2005 -10-01-2009 Argonne National Lab (DOE) (Single PI) Laser Spectroscopic Studies of f-Elements in Condensed Phases $72,000
10-01-2007 -10-01-2011 NSF DGE–0333377, (Single PI) Development of Glucose Biosensors using Carbon Nanotube Arrays $90,000
05-15-2009 -04-30-2013 NSF 0843424 (Co PI) Probing the robustness of a developmental system $296,130
04-01-2008 -10-01-2013 Argonne National Lab (DOE) (Single PI) Functional Nano Composite Ceramics $120,000
10-01-2009 -09-30-2011 NSF, NUE-0939320, (Co PI) Integration of Nanoscale Devices and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechnology into Undergraduate Engineering and Science Curricula $112,528
01-01-2004 -01-01-2007 UT Batelle (Single PI) Neutron Study of Metallic Nanomaterials $ 120,408
10-01-2005 -10-01-2008 Argonne National Lab (DOE) (Single PI) Laser Spectroscopic Studies of f-Elements in Condensed Phases $72,000
10-01-2007 -10-01-2010 NSF-IGERT (Single PI) Development of Glucose Biosensors using Carbon Nanotube Arrays $90,000
03-01-2007 -03-01-2008 Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, UC (Co PI) Luminescent Nanotubes for Cancer Diagnosis $30,000
03-01-2006 -12-31-2008 AF-Chemat subcontract, (Single PI) Thin Film Deposition for Solar Energy Applications $140,000
09-01-2008 -09-01-2009 University of Cincinnati, (Single PI) Editorial Assistantship for Journal of Nanomaterials $11,000
03-01-2006 -12-31-2008 Air Force-Chemat subcontract, (Single PI) Thin Film Deposition for Solar Energy Applications $140,000
04-01-2008 -10-01-2011 Argonne National Lab (DOE) (Single PI) Functional Nano Composite Ceramics $90,000
10-01-2009 -09-30-2010 NSF, NUE-0939320, (Co PI) Integration of Nanoscale Devices and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechnology into Undergraduate Engineering and Science Curricula $112,528
Grant: #FA9550-05-C-0157/#1 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 09-01-2005 -12-15-2008 Department of the Air Force Aligned Multiwalled Nanotube/Ceramic Nanocomposite via Magnetic Alignment of Non-Magnetic Multiwalled Nanotubes Role:PI $140,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #6F-00001 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 10-01-2005 -09-30-2009 Department of Energy Laser Spectroscopic Studies of E-Elements in Condensed Phases Role:PI $106,383.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #SRS 25909 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 09-01-2006 -08-30-2007 National Science Foundation "Plasma Coating of Ultrathin Polymer Films on Oxide Nanoparticles in a Porous Medium for Water Treatment." Role:PI $40,000.00 Active Level:Federal
Grant: #4000029190-2 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 01-01-2004 -12-31-2006 Department of Energy Influence of Magnetism on Mechanical Properties - A New Fundamental Principle in Alloy Design Role:PI $119,648.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #4000011755-2 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 09-17-2001 -03-31-2004 Department of Energy Non-Fluorine Sol-Gel Synthesis Role:PI $73,779.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #OSP01-158 / 0060136 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 01-01-2001 -12-31-2001 National Science Foundation Highly Conductive Transparent Coatings Made from Ag-Nancoated Tin Oxide Colloidal Sol-Gel Process Role:PI $44,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #OSP 01144-NCE Investigators:Shi, Donglu 01-01-2001 -12-31-2002 National Science Foundation A Novel Nanostructured Medium for Metal Removal from Water by Ion Exchange Role:PI $43,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #ECS-9802281-001 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 06-01-1998 -03-31-2002 National Science Foundation Novel Single-Domain Materials and Devices for Telecommunications Applications Role:PI $236,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #9F-30461 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 03-18-2009 -09-22-2012 Department of Energy Fabrication and Characterization of Dielectic Ceramics Role:PI $98,130.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #EEC-0939320 Investigators:Boerio, F James; Dionysiou, Dionysios; Kukreti, Anant; Shanov, Vesselin; Shi, Donglu 10-01-2009 -09-30-2011 National Science Foundation NUE: Integration of Nanoscale Devices and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechnology into Undergraduate Engineering and Science Curricula Role:Collaborator $200,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #105778 / IOS-0843424 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 05-15-2009 -04-30-2011 National Science Foundation Probing the Robustness of a Developmental System Role:PI $13,000.00 Closed Level:Federal
Grant: #NSF EEC-1343568 Investigators:Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Kim, J.; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin; Shi, Donglu 12-01-2013 -11-30-2015 National Science Foundation Development of Nanotechnology Minor Focused on Nano Biomedicine and Sustainable Energy Role:PI $199,998.00 Awarded Level:Federal
Grant: #IIP-2029268 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 09-01-2020 -08-31-2021 National Science Foundation PFI (RAPID): Disinfection of COVID-19 Coronavirus via Cold Plasma Treatment Role:PI $200,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal
Grant: #CWRU RES511312 sub ODHE Investigators:Shi, Donglu 02-02-2016 -09-15-2018 Ohio Department of Higher Education High Temperature Magnetic Materials Role:PI $136,999.00
Investigators:Donglu Shi, Julian Wang, Feng Wei, Tiina Reponen 06-01-2019 -12-31-2020 University Cincinnati CRA Track 1: PILOTS Award Nano Harvesting of Waste Traffic Vibration Energy for Noise Reduction and Air Quality Role:PI $25000 Active
Grant: #1953009 Investigators:Shi, Donglu 09-01-2020 -08-31-2023 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Solar-activated energy harvesting building skin via transparent photothermal/photoelectric dual modality nano-coatings for next generation energy-free civic structures Role:PI $249,883.00 Awarded Level:Federal
Grant: #2029268 Investigators:Donglu Shi and Paul Spearman 09-01-2020 -08-31-2021 National Science Foundation PFI (RAPID): Disinfection of COVID-19 Coronavirus via Cold Plasma Treatment Role:PI $200,000 Active Type:Grant
Grant: #1635089 Investigators:Donglu Shi 08-01-2016 -07-31-2021 National Science Foundation The Photothermal Effects of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Energy Efficient Windows Role:PI $349,948 Active Type:Grant
Peer Reviewed Publications
(2020. ) A total of 285 journal articles including Physical Review Letters, Nature, Advanced Materials, and ACS Nano, Google Scholar h-index: 62, The following are representative publications. For complete publication list, please see the link below.
(2019. ) Yuan Zhao, Andrew W. Dunn and Donglu Shi Effective reduction of building heat loss without insulation materials via the photothermal effect of a chlorophyll thin film coated “Green Window”. MRS Communications, Volume 9, Issue 2 June 2019, pp. 675-681 .
(2019. ) Bioelectricity, Its Fundamentals, Characterization Methodology, and Applications in Nano-Bioprobing and Cancer Diagnosis .Advanced Biosystems, DOI: 10.1002/adbi.201900101 .
(2018. ) Highly Efficient In Vivo Targeting of the Pulmonary Endothelium Using Novel Modifications of Polyethylenimine: An Importance of Charge. Advanced healthcare materials, doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201800876 .
(2018. ) Nanomaterials for Cancer Precision Medicine. Advanced Materials , Invited Review, https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201705660 .
(2017. ) Spectral selective and photothermal nano structured thin films for energy efficient windows. Applied Energy , 208, 83-96 .
(2017. ) Photothermal effect on Fe3O4 nanoparticles irradiated by white-light for energy-efficient window applications. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells , 161, 247–254 .
(2014. ) Photoluminescence and photothermal effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles for medical imaging and therapy. Applied Physics Letters , 105, 091903 .
(2013. ) Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Titanate Ceramic Thin Films for Energy Storage. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces , 5, 1474-1480 .
(2013. ) Dual Surface-functionalized Janus Nanocomposites of Polystyrene/Fe3O4@SiO2 for Simultaneous Tumor Cell Targeting and Stimulus-induced Drug Release. Advanced Materials , Vol.25, No.25, 3485-3489 .
(2010. ) Fluorescent, Superparamagnetic Nanospheres for Drug Storage, Targeting, and Imaging. ACS Nano , 4 (9), 5398–5404 .
(2009. ) Integrated Multi Functional Nano Systems for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Advanced Functional Materials , Invited Review, 19, 3356–3373 .
(2008. ) In vivo Imaging by Luminescent Carbon Nanotubes with Surface Conjugated Quantum Dots. Advanced Functional Materials , 18, 1-9 .
(2008. ) Nanoscale Solute Partitioning in Bulk Metallic Glasses. Advanced Materials , 20, 1–4 .
(2007. ) In vivo Imaging by Luminescent Nanotubes. Advanced Materials , 19, 4033–4037 .
(2006. ) Luminescent Carbon Nanotubes. Advanced Materials , 18, 189-19 .
(2005. ) Magnetic alignment of carbon nanofibers in polymer composites and anisotropy of mechanical properties. J. of Appl. Phys. , 97 064321 .
(2003. ) Plasma Coating of Carbon Nanofibers for Enhanced Dispersion and Interfacial Bonding in Polymer Composites. Appl. Phys. Lett., 83 .
(1998. ) Angle Dependence of Magnetization in a Single Domain YBCO Sphere. Phys. Rev. B , 58, 1176 .
(1993. ) Thermally Activated Avalanche Flux Motion in a Single Crystal of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox. Phys. Rev. B , 48, 9782 .
(1993. ) Effect of Flux Avalanches on Activation Energy in Type II Superconductors: Evidence for Self-Organized Criticality. Phys. Rev. B , 48, 4208 .
(1993. ) An Expression for the Time Dependence of Current Density with Avalanche Dynamics in Type II Superconductors. Phys. Rev. B , 48 16176 .
(1992. ) Flux Creep Activation Energy in High-Tc Superconductors. Phys. Rev. B , 46, 6618-6621 .
(1991. ) Point Defects in Materials, Part II: Applications to Different Materials Problems. MRS Bulletin , XVI, 18 .
(1991. ) Point Defects in Materials, Part I: Behavior and Characteristics in Different Material Classes. MRS Bulletin , XVI, 28 .
(1991. ) Strontium-Induced Oxygen Defect Structure and Hole Doping in La2-xSrxCu O4. Physical Review Letters , 64, 2715-2718 .
(1988. ) Synthesis, Structure, and Superconductivity in the Ba1-xKxBiO3-y System. Nature , 333, 836-838 .
(1985. ) Flexible A-15 Superconducting Tapes via the Amorphous State, J. Appl. Phys. 57, 4672-4678 .
(2011. ) Engineered Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics, Invited Review, Small,7, 18, 2549–2567, (2011) .
Yuan Zhao, Jou Lin, David M. Kundrat, Mathias Bonmarin, John Krupczak Jr., Som V. Thomas, Mengyao Lyu, Donglu Shi (2020. ).The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2020 124, 2, 1575-1584, ,
Som V. Thomas, Matthew A. Willard, Anthony Martone, Michael J. Heben, Virgil Solomon, Aaron Welton, Punit Boolchand, Rodney C. Ewing, Chenxu Wang, Sergey L Bud’ko, Jie Song, and Donglu Shi (2020. ).Phys. Status Solidi , ,
Bolte C, Ustiyan V, Ren X, Dunn AW, Pradhan A, Wang G, Kolesnichenko OA, Deng Z, Zhang Y, Shi D, Greenberg JM, Jobe AH, Kalin TV, Kalinichenko VV (2020. ).Am J Respir Crit Care Med, ,
Jou Lin, Lucas Zhao, and Donglu Shi (2020. ).MRS Communications, ,
Som V. Thomas ; Matthew A. Willard ; Anthony Martone ; Michael J. Heben ; C. Virgil Solomon ; Aaron Welton ; Punit Boolchand ; Rodney C. Ewing ; Chenxu Wang ; Sergey L. Bud’ko ; Donglu Shi (2020. ).IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, ,
Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, John Krupczak Jr., and Donglu Shi (2020. ).MRS Communications, , 1 ,
(2004. ) Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering .Springer-Verlag
(2004. ) Medical Devices and Their Applications .Springer-Verlag
(2002. ) Nanostructured Magnetic Materials and Their Applications .Springer-Verlag
(2002. ) Functional Thin Films-New Concepts and Technologies .Springer-Verlag
(1994. ) High Temperature Superconducting Materials Science and Engineering .Pergamon Press
(2006. ) Introduction to Biomaterials .World Scientific Publishers
(2008. ) NanoScience in Biomedicine .Springer
(2014. ) Nanomaterials and Devices .Elsevier
(2014. ) Bio-Inspired Nano Materials .World Scientific Publishers
(2017. ) Tissue Engineering and Nano Theranostics .World Scientific Publishers
(2016. ) The World Scientific Encyclopedia of Nanomedicine and Bioengineering I .World Scientific Publishers
(2017. ) The World Scientific Encyclopedia of Nanomedicine and Bioengineering II .World Scientific Publishers
Andrew Dunn and Donglu Shi (11-30-2015. ) Disulfide-bridged cleavable PEGylation in polymeric nanomedicine for controlled therapeutic delivery .Materials Research Society meeting, Boston, MA. Conference. Level:International
Lucas Zhao and Donglu Shi (11-28-2016. ) 131. Synthesis and Photothermal Effect of Chlorophyll Nanoparticles .Materials Research Society meeting, Boston, MA. Conference. Level:International
Jou Lin, Lucas Zhao, and Donglu Shi (11-29-2017. ) Photothermal effect of Fe3O4@Cu2-xS nanoparticles for energy-efficient window coatings .Materials Research Society meeting, Boston, MA. Conference. Level:International
Jou Lin, Lucas Zhao, and Donglu Shi (11-17-2018. ) Thermal insulation via the photothermal effect of chlorophyll thin film coating .Materials Research Society meeting, Boston, MA. Conference. Level:International
Yu Zhang, Andrew Dunn, and Donglu Shi (11-30-2014. ) Photothermal effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles via near-infrared laser and penetration depth of simulated body tissue for cancer treatment .Materials Research Society meeting, Boston, MA. Conference. Level:International
Jou Lin, Lucas Zhao, Donglu Shi (12-01-2019. ) The photothermal effects of Fe3O4 and Fe3O4@Cu2−xS thin ﬁlms for energy-efﬁcient single-pane windows .Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. Level:International
Jou Lin. Mengyap Lyu, and Donglu Shi (11-03-2019. ) Optical thermal insulation via solar-energy harvesting photothermal nano coatings .Energy Harvesting from Infrastructure and Ocean Systems, Hoboken, New Jersey. Level:International
2016 University of Cincinnati Graduate School Fellow
2015 Distinguished Engineering Researcher
2014 Distinguished Engineering Researcher
2001 Neil Wandmacher Teaching Award
2000 SIGMA XI Research Recognition Award
2000 Honor Roll Professor of Excellence in Teaching Award
1995 Australian Research Council Fellow, Australia
2002 Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK
2020 Fellow of ASM International
Materials Science and Engineering C: Associate Editor
Nano LIFE: Editor of Journal
Journal of Nanomaterials: Associate Editor
Entropy: Board Member
Member Materials Research Society,
Member American Ceramic Society,
Member ASM International ,
Physical Properties of Solids (MTEN6010L) Level:Both
Introduction to Metallurgy (MTEN3012) Level:Undergraduate
Physical Properties of Solids Level:Both
Diffusion and Kinetics Level:Undergraduate
Ceramic Fundamentals Level:Undergraduate
Solid State II Level:Undergraduate
Physical Metallurgy II Level:Undergraduate