Professional Summary

  • Short Biography.
    Vesselin Shanov is a Professor with the Chemical Engineering program at the School of EEBME and the co-founder and co-director of the teaching and research facility NANOWORLD Lab at the University of Cincinnati. He has over 30 years of academic and industrial experience in research and development related to technologies and facilities for processing of advanced materials and thin films.  Dr. Shanov has been a tenured associate professor at the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria, where he also served as an advisor to over 40 graduate students. He has taught eighteen courses at the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria and eighteen courses at the University of Cincinnati. His recent research focuses on synthesis, characterization, processing, and application of nanostructured materials with emphasis on carbon nanotubes, graphene, as well as on biodegradable Mg for medical implants. Applications of his research are in the areas of electronics, aerospace, and nanomedicine. Dr. Shanov has more than 300 scientific publications, including 16 patents, 12 provisional patents, and 5 books, cited in about 2,000 different references. Currently, he collaborates with faculties from UC Colleges of Medicine, Applied Science, and Engineering, Oklahoma State University, North Carolina A&T State University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Hannover Medical School-Germany. The latter 3 universities, along with UC, are involved in the NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials.



    Teaching Summary,
    • Taught 25 different courses (listed below) in Materials and Chemical Engineering at two universities; incorporated nanotechnology research into the engineering curricula at UC; teaches advanced topics in Chemical and Materials Engineering in the undergraduate Tech Lab Class, such as: Renewable Energy (Solar Cell, Hydrogen Fuel Cell), Nanotechnology (Carbon Nanotubes and related Nanodevices), Modern Analytical Instrumentation, Vacuum and Plasma Technologies, etc.
    • Considers undergraduate students (UG) research to be a very important tool for teaching engineering, as well as for student retention; works on an individual basis with undergraduate students in the research lab; 3 of my undergraduate students won national aerospace awards for research.
    • Believes teaching through the respected program at UC “Research Experience for Middle and High School Teachers” is a powerful outreach approach that indirectly helps recruit young adults in the field of science and engineering; involved in a 3 year NSF project as Co-PI (Prof. A. Kukreti–PI) and collaborates with Cincinnati School District teachers at UC by teaching a topic on Renewable Energy.
    • Hosts tours of Nanoworld Lab; more than 1,000 students, parents, industry professionals, faculty and Government representatives visit Nanoworld each year; the Nanoworld Lab website is one of the most frequently visited websites at UC.
    • Hosts weekly lab tours at the College for recruiting prospective students which include presentations on the latest achievements in renewable energy, nanotechnology and other science fields.
    • Hosts and teaches in Summer Institute for minority middle and high school students, since 2010.

Education

  • M.S.: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 1970
  • Ph. D: University of Regensburg, 1980
  • Ph. D: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 1980

Research/Clinical Interests

  • • 2009-2007: Obtained significant external funding while serving as PI on 14 projects generating over $1 million dollars; contributed to the receipt of over $3.3 million dollars as a Co-PI of 17 grants with about equal participation of all PIs and Co-PIs; financial support received from different governmental institutions including NSF, US Air Force, NAVY (ONR), and from industries such as Northrop, P&G, GN, and CleanTech.
    • 2009: Successful research in team for the utilization of CNT thread for wireless communication: Press release by UC: Spinning Carbon Nanotubes Spawns New Wireless Applications, http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=9743 , Date: 3/5/2009 12:00:00 AM By: Wendy Beckman
    • 2008: Team member of a winning ERC project on Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, funded by NSF through a grant of $18.5 million dollars; NSF press release:
    http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112180&org=ENG
    • 2007: Successful growth of the longest CNT arrays reported; Press release by NSF on long nanotube growth: http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108992&org=NSF&from=news, Press
    Release on Long Nanotube Growth. University of Cincinnati Researchers Grow Their Longest Carbon Nanotube Ever: http://www.uc.edu/News/NR.aspx?ID=4811 (one of the most visited Website among all the Online UC News Stories)
    • 2005 to present: Member of the Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology at UC
    (www.eng.uc.edu/ucnanoinstitute)
    • 2002 to present: Co-director with Dr. Mark Schulz of the Nanoworld Lab at UC
    • 2000-2007: Scientific consulting for P&G Cincinnati on development and study of advanced materials and processing (plasma surface modification and diamond-based process tools). The developed technology is patent protected with my participation.
    • 1999-2003: Conducting research on diamond thin films and coatings for high temperature electronics and aerospace applications with Prof. Raj Singh at UC. Establishing of Microwave Plasma CVD laboratory.
    • 1995-1996: Conducting research as a Fulbright Scholar at the UC Department of Aerospace Engineering with Prof. Widen Tabakoff on development of CVD protective coatings for aerospace application and study of their erosion behavior by using aerodynamic wind tunnel.
    • 1988-1995: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy Sofia, Bulgaria, research in the area of electronic materials and thin film processing. Established a new laser CVD laboratory for processing of advanced materials. The developed technology is patent protected with my participation.
    • 1981-1987: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy Sofia, Bulgaria, research in the area of electronic materials and thin film processing. Established a new thermal CVD laboratory for processing of high temperature wear resistant coatings. The developed technology generated 3 patents with my participation.
    • 1979-1980: University of Regensburg, Germany; Research discovered new High Pressure-High Temperature (HP-HT) phase transitions of compound semiconductors.
    • 1972-1978: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy Sofia, Bulgaria, research on: (a) HPHT, (b) CVD synthesis of diamond; (c) CVD of high temperature ceramic coatings and electronic materials. Established a new HP-HT laboratory for synthesis of diamond. The developed technology is patent protected with my participation.
    • 1974: Member of a team that achieved the first successful HP-HT Diamond synthesis in Bulgaria.

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Professional Affiliations
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  • Member of the Materials Research Society
  • Member of the International Association for the Advancement of High Pressure and Technology
  • Member of the Association of the Bulgarian Scientists
  • Member of the Bulgarian Tribologic Society
  • Former President of the Bulgarian Fulbright Alumni Association
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Co-Chair, The University of Cincinnati and the Air Force Research Laboratory Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Workshop 2009
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Co-Chair, The University of Cincinnati and the Air Force Research Laboratory Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Workshop 2009
  • Co-Chair, First International Workshop on Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys BioMg09
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Co-Chair, The University of Cincinnati and the Air Force Research Laboratory Nanotechnology Materials Workshop 2008
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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 07-2013-to Present,Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 01-2007-06-2013,Associate Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 01-2003-12-2006,College Laboratory Manager,Chemical and Materials Engineering, UC,Cincinnati, OH
  • 02-1999-02-2003,Senior Research Associater,Chemical and Materials Engineering, UC,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1995-1996,Fulbright Scholarorsburg,Aerospace Engineering, UC,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1991-1993,Visiting Scholar,Aerospace Engineering, UC,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1988-to Present,Associate Professor,University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy,Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1981-1987,Assistant Professor,University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy,Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1979-1980,Visiting Scholar/Ph.D. thesis work,University of Regensburg,Germany
  • 1972-1978,Research Associate,University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy,Sofia, Bulgaria
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Research Grants
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  • W911NF-16-2-002602/01/2016-01/31/2019. Department of the Army Research Laboratory. Cooperative Agreement: Nano Antennae for Army Applications, PI, Awarded.
  • AF 1073 (affil NSF DMR-1531593)09/01/2015-08/31/2018. Ohio Board of Regents. MRI: Acquisition of a Ultra-High Resolution Analytical Scanning Electron Microscope for Multidisciplinary Research and Education, Collaborator, Awarded.
  • DMR-153159309/01/2015-08/31/2018. National Science Foundation. MRI: Acquisition of a High Resolution Analytical Scanning Electron Microscope for Multidisciplinary Research and Education , Collaborator, Awarded.
  • N00014-15-1-247307/01/2015-09/30/2018. Office of Naval Research. Carbon Nanotube Synthesis, Collaborator, Awarded.
  • NSF EEC-134356812/01/2013-11/30/2015. National Science Foundation. Development of Nanotechnology Minor Focused on Nano Biomedicine and Sustainable Energy, Collaborator, Active.
  • N0001413C007205/20/2013-06/30/2015. Department of the Navy. Surface Modification and Post-Treatment of CNT Materials for Next Generation Nano Composites, PI, Active.
  • NNX13AF46A04/05/2013-04/04/2016. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Functionization and Characterization of Carbon nanotube materials, PI, Active.
  • Fixed Price Technical Assistance Agreement03/01/2013-03/01/2014. Clean Technologies, Inc.. Material Properties Characterization of Clean Tech Carbon Nanosphere Chains, PI, Closed.
  • R21EB01615009/30/2012-08/31/2014. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Biodegradable Magnesium Stents to Enhance AV Fistula Maturation, Collaborator, Closed.
  • General Nano \ N00014-12-C-053709/20/2012-09/30/2014. Department of the Navy. Substrate Engineering, Synthesis and Post Processing of Device Quality Carbon Nanotubes for Navy Applications, PI, Closed.
  • CBET-123977909/01/2012-08/31/2015. National Science Foundation. A Pilot Microfactory for Nanomedicine Devices, Collaborator, Active.
  • OBR Action Fund 99407/01/2012-06/30/2015. Ohio Board of Regents. A Pilot Microfactory for Nanomedicine Devices, Collaborator, Active.
  • W911NF-12-2-003105/22/2012-05/21/2015. Department of the Army Research Laboratory. Cooperative Agreement: Nano-antenna for Army Application, PI, Active.
  • Prime N00014-12-M-005211/01/2011-02/03/2013. Office of Naval Research. Producing and Characterization of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Forms for Reinforcing Laminated Composite, PI, Closed.
  • CMMI-112038209/15/2011-08/31/2015. National Science Foundation. SNM: Carbon Nanotube Superfiber to Revolutionize Engineering Designs, Collaborator, Active.
  • Proposal 97309/15/2011-08/31/2015. Ohio Board of Regents. SNM: Carbon Nanotube Superfiber to Revolutionize Engineering Designs, Collaborator, Active.
  • T42 OH00843207/01/2011-06/30/2016. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Education and Research Center, Collaborator, Active.
  • N00014-11-1-081006/15/2011-06/30/2013. Office of Naval Research. Mold Set Instrumentation to Produce Carbon Nanotube Arrays, Collaborator, Active.
  • N00014-11-M-019405/12/2011-02/11/2012. Office of Naval Research. Nanotube Array Design and Application, Collaborator, Closed.
  • W911QX11P013204/01/2011-12/31/2011. Department of the Army Research Laboratory. Fabrication of Dipole Antenna Prototypes Using Carbon Nanotube Threads, PI, Active.
  • NNY11CD79P02/18/2011-09/29/2011. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Carbon Electric Motor, Collaborator, Closed.
  • FA8650-11-M-215102/01/2011-10/30/2011. Air Force Research Laboratory. Coating & Characterization of CNT Materials for Coax Cable Application, PI, Closed.
  • EP-C-11-006/ PEG0-39UC01/20/2011-05/31/2012. Environmental Protection Agency. Disinfection of Bacillus Spores in Water Using Plasma, PI, Active.
  • 260116C / EEC-081234801/01/2011-12/31/2012. National Science Foundation. ERC: Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, Supplemental, Collaborator, Closed.
  • N68335-11-C-002510/25/2010-10/24/2011. Naval Air Warfare Center. Characterization of CNT Materials for Coax Cable Applications, PI, Closed.
  • EEC-100462309/01/2010-08/31/2014. National Science Foundation. REU Site in Sustainable Urban Environments, Collaborator, Closed.
  • TECH 11-05405/26/2010-04/09/2013. Ohio Department of Development. Production Sale Up of Carbon Nanotube Arrays and Yarn, PI, Closed.
  • 210801303/01/2010-12/31/2010. United Technologies Corporation. Carbon Nanotube Sensor Development for Smart Structures, Collaborator, Closed.
  • SRS006820 / IIP-094508501/01/2010-12/31/2011. National Science Foundation. Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes Using Base Flow Chemical Vapor Deposition, PI, Closed.
  • EEC-093932010/01/2009-09/30/2011. National Science Foundation. NUE: Integration of Nanoscale Devices and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechnology into Undergraduate Engineering and Science Curricula, Collaborator, Closed.
  • ECCS-092268209/01/2009-08/31/2010. National Science Foundation. MRI: Acquisition of a Nanoscale Imprint Lithography System, Collaborator, Closed.
  • OBR AF92509/01/2009-08/31/2010. Ohio Board of Regents. MRI: Acquisition of a Nanoscale Imprint Lithography System, Collaborator, Closed.
  • N00014-08-1-109407/01/2009-12/30/2010. Office of Naval Research. Synthesis of Long Carbon Nanotubes for Multifunctional Structures, PI, Closed.
  • FA8650-09-290806/23/2009-07/06/2011. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. SBIR Phase II: Synthesis of Long Carbon Nanotubes for Electrical Power Applications, PI, Closed.
  • EEC-080869606/01/2009-05/31/2014. National Science Foundation. Sustainable Engineering for Urban Needs: Research Experiences for Middle and High School Teachers, Collaborator, Closed.
  • R21 AI08307602/15/2009-01/31/2012. National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Potassium Channel Trafficking in Geometrically Patterned Immunological Synapses, Collaborator, Closed.
  • 260116B / EEC-081234809/01/2008-08/31/2015. National Science Foundation. Responsive Biosensors for Implants, Collaborator, Active.
  • TECH-09-02208/18/2008-06/30/2015. Ohio Department of Development. Intelligent Propulsion and Power Systems and Their Life Management, Collaborator, Active.
  • FA8650-08-M-282201/29/2008-06/30/2009. Department of the Air Force. SBIR: Synthesis of Long Carbon Nanotubes for Electrical Power Applications, PI, Closed.
  • SRS 00535109/01/2007-01/05/2013. Parker Hannifin Corporation. Smart Hose, Collaborator, Closed.
  • CMMI 072725009/01/2007-03/31/2011. National Science Foundation. Nanomanufacturing and Production Scale-Up of Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Advanced Applications, PI, Closed.
  • 865-Action Fund08/01/2007-07/31/2008. Ohio Board of Regents. MRI: Acquisition of an Inductively-Coupled Plasma Etch Tool, Collaborator, Closed.
  • ECCS-072261908/01/2007-07/31/2008. National Science Foundation. MRI: Acquisition of an Inductively-Coupled Plasma Etch Tool, Collaborator, Closed.
  • N00014-06-1-051703/22/2006-08/14/2009. Department of the Navy. Smart Nanofurnace to Synthesize Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Multifunctional Nanoskin and Nanocomposite Applications, Collaborator, Closed.
  • TAA-105/01/2004-07/31/2008. Clean Technologies, Inc.. Material Characterization, PI, Closed.
  • NNC16CA17C06/14/2016-06/13/2017. NASA Glenn Research Center. Structural Energy Storage Based on Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Assemblages, PI, Active.
  • 2017-21 AFRL/RX Gen EPA12/21/2016-12/20/2021. Air Force Research Laboratory. EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT, PI, Active.
  • INOVASC sub R41DK11133209/15/2016-08/31/2017. National Inst of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. Fabrication and Testing of Magnesium Photo-Chemically Etched Stents for AVF Maturation, PI, Awarded.
  • CBET-170648907/15/2017-06/30/2020. National Science Foundation. Nanosensor for Point-of-Care Detection of Hepatotoxic Microscystins in Water, Collaborator, Awarded.
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Other Publications
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  • T. Hopkins, J. Vennemeyer, C. Jayasinghe, V. Shanov, S. Pixley (2010). Carbon Nanotube Ribbon and Thread Support In Vitro Attachment and Differentiation of Murine Neural Stem Cells. NanoLife, 1 (1-2), 89-99. .
  • M. Jakubinek, M. White, Ge Li, C. Jayasinghe, W. Cho, M. Schulz , V. Shanov (2010). Thermal and Electrical Conductivity of Tall, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays. Carbon 48, 3947-3952. .
  • C. Jayasinghe, S. Chakrabarti, Mark J. Schulz, V. Shanov (2010). (In Press). Spinning Yarn from Long Carbon Nanotube Array. JMR. .
  • G. Li, S. Chakrabarti, W. Cho, M. Schulz, V. Shanov (2010). The Effect of Substrate Positions in a CVD Reactor on the Growth of Carbon Nanotube Arrays. Carbon 48, 2111-2115. .
  • J. L. Abot, M. J. Schulz, V. N. Shanov, Y. Song, M. Sri Vatsavaya, S. Medikonda, Z. Kier, C. Jayasinghe, N. Rooy 2009 (2009). Self-Sensing Composite Materials: Strain Monitoring and Damage Detection Using Carbon Nanotube Thread Sensors. Nature Materials. .
  • V. Shanov, M. Schulz (2009). Advancements in Spinnable CNT Arrays. Small Times, 24-27. .
  • J. Shim, Y.Yun, W.Cho, M.Rust, J.Do, V.Shanov, M.Shulz, Ch.Ahn (2009). The Precise Self-Assembly of Individual Carbon Nanotubes Using Magnetic Capturing and Fluidic Alignement. Nanotechnology, 20 (326507), 7. .
  • Ge Li, Supriya Chakrabarti, Mark Schulz, and Vesselin Shanov (2009). Growth of Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Bulk Copper Substrates by CVD. Journal of Materials Research, 24 (9), 2813-2820. .
  • Y.Yun, Z. Dong, D. Yang, M. Schulz, V. Shanov, S. Yarmolenko, Z. Xu, P. Kumta, Ch. Sfeir (2009). Biodegradable Mg Corrosion and Osteoblast Cell Culture Studies. Material Science and Engineering C, 29, 1814-1821. .
  • Y. Yun, Z. Dong, Z. Tan, M. Schulz, V. Shanov (2009). Fibroblast Cell Behavior on Chemically Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials. Material Science and Engineering C, 29, 719-725. .
  • N. Mallik, M. Schulz, V.Shanov, D.Hurd, S. Chakraborty, Ch. Jayasinghe, J.Abot, A. Song (2009). Study on Carbon Nano-tube Spun Thread as Piezoresistive Sensor Elements. Advanced Materials Research, 67, 155-160. .
  • Y. Yun, D.Xue, D.Rai, Ch. Jayasinghe, V. Shanov, M. Schulz, A. Doepke , X. Guo, J. Kuhlmann, H. Halsall, W. Heineman, N. Lee, Y. Liu, Z. Dong, Z. Tan, F.Witte, S. Yarmolenko, K. Darkwa, D. Kumar, S. Pixley, T. Hopkins (2009). Responsive Biosensors for Implants. Submitted to Acta Biomaterialia. .
  • M. Shculz, G. Mageshwari, J. Abot, Y. Song, C. Jayasinghe, V. Shanov, M. Dadhania, Y. Yun, S. Yarmalenko, J. Sankar (2008). Responsive Nanomaterials for Engineering Asset Evaluation and Condition Monitoring. The British Institute of Non-Destructive Techsting, 50 (8), 438-445. .
  • J. Abot, Y. Song, M. Schulz and V. Shanov (2008). Novel Carbon Nanotube Array-Reinforced Laminated Composite Materials with Higher Interlaminar Elastic Properties. Composites Science and Technology, 68, 2755-2760. .
  • Y. Yun, Z. Dong, V. Shanov, A. Doepke, W. Heineman, H. Halsall, A. Bhattacharya, D.Wong, M.Schulz (2008). Fabrication and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Array Electrodes with Gold Nanoparticle Tips. Sensors and Actuators B, 133, 208-212. .
  • Abot J.L., Song Y., Schulz M.J., Shanov V.N. (2008). Novel Carbon Nanotube Array-Reinforced Laminated Composite Materials with Higher Interlaminar Elastic Properties. Composites Science and Technology, 68 (13), 2755-2760. .
  • G. R. Kirikera, M. J. Schulz, Y.-H. Yun, V. Shanov (2008). A structural Neural System for Mechanical, Biological, and Environmental Systems. Computers and Electrical Engineering, 34, 127-140. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, William Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Amit Bhattacharya, Laura Conforti, Raj K. Narayan, William S. Ball, and Mark J. Schulz (2007). Carbon Nanotube Electrodes and Biosensors. Nano Today, 2 (6), 30-37. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin N. Shanov, and Mark J. Schulzments (2007). Electrochemical Impedance Measurement of Prostate Cancer Cells using Carbon Nanotube Array Electrodes in a Microfluidic Channel. Nanotechnology, 18 (465505), 701-705. .
  • Inpil Kang, Joo Young Jung, Gyeong Rak Choi, Hyungki Park, Jong Won Lee, Kwang Joon Yoon, Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, and Mark J. Schulz (2007). Developing Carbon Nanotube Composite Smart Materials. Solid State Phenomena, 119, 207-210. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Ram Gollapudi, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Zhongyun Dong, Abdul Jazieh, William Heineman, Brian Halsall, Danny Wong, Yi Tu, Srinivas Subramaniam (2007). Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Stainless Steel to form Plate and Probe Electrodes for Chemical/Biological Sensing. J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7 (3), 891-898. .
  • Yun, YeoHeung, Bange Adam, Heineman William, Halsall H. Brian, Shanov Vesselin, Dong Zhongyun, Pixley, S., & Behbehani Michael, Jazieh Abdul, Tu Yi, Wong Danny K.Y, Bhattacharya Amit, Schulz Mark (2007). A Nanotube Array Immunosensor for Direct Electrochemical Detection of Antigen-Antibody Binding. Sensor and Actuators B, 123 (1), 177-182. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Adam Bange, Vesselin N. Shanov, William R. Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Zhongyun Dong, Abdul Jazieh, Yi Tu, Danny Wang, Sarah Pixley, Michael Behbehani, Mark J. Schulz (2007). Highly Sensitive Carbon Nanotube Needle Biosensors. J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7 (7), 2293-2300. .
  • Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin N. Shanov, Gautam Seth, Mitul Dadhania (2007). Initial Design of an In-BodyBiosensor. Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 3 (4), 350. .
  • Hyukjae Lee, Shankar Mall , Peng He, Donglu Shi, Suhasini Narasimhadevara, Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz (2007). Characterization of Carbon Nanotube/Nanofiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites Using an Instrumented Indentation Technique. Composites: Part B, 38, 58-65. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, William Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Amit Bhattacharya, Laura Conforti, Raj K. Narayan, William S. Ball, and Mark J. Schulz (2007). Nanotube Electrodes and Biosensors. .
  • (2007). Biosensor to Detect Prostate Cancer Cells. Nanotechnology, 18, 465505. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Adam Bange,Vesselin Shanov, William Heineman, Brian Halsal, Danny Wong, Michael Behbehani, Sarah Pixley, Amit Bhattacharya, Zhongyun Dong, and Mark J. Schulz (2006). A Nanotube Composite Microelectrode for Monitoring Dopamine Levels using Cyclic Voltammetry and Differential Pulse Voltammetry. Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 220 (2), 53-60. .
  • Inpil Kang, Yun Yeo Heung, Jay H. Kim, Jong Won Lee, Ramanand Gollapudi, Srinivas Subramaniam, Suhasini Narasimhadevara, Douglas Hurd, Goutham R. Kirikera, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Donglu Shi, Jim Boerio, Shankar Mall, Marina Ruggles-Wren (2006). Introduction to Carbon Nanotube and Nanofiber Smart Materials. Composites: Part B, 37, 382-394. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Zhongyun Dong, Abdul Jazieh, William R. Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Danny K.Y. Wong, Adam Bange, Yi Tu, Srinivas Subramaniam (2006). High Sensitivity Carbon Nanotube Tower Electrodes. Sensors and Actuators B, 120 (298-304). .
  • Vesselin Shanov, Yeo-Heung Yun, and Mark J. Schulz (2006). Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Materialsls. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 41 (4), 377-433. .
  • Yun, Y., Shanov V., Tu, Y., Subramaniam S., and Schulz M. J. (2006). Growth Mechanism of Long Aligned Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Arrays by Water-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition. J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 23920-23925. .
  • YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Yi Tu, Mark J. Schulz, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Jag Sankar, Srinivas Subramaniam (2006). A Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Tower Electrochemical Actuatorurgy. Nanoletters, 6 (4), 689-693. .
  • Jong Won Lee, Goutham R.Kirikera, Inpil Kang, Mark J. Schulz, and Vesselin N. Shanov (2006). Structural Health Monitoring using Continuous Sensors and Neural Network Analysis. Smart Materials and Structures, 15 (5), 1266-1274. .
  • Inpil Kang, Mark J. Schulz, Jay H. Kim, Vesselin Shanov, Donglu Shi (2006). A Carbon Nanotube Strain Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring. Smart Materials and Structures, 15 (3), 737-748. .
  • G. Kirikera, J. Lee, M. Schulz, A. Ghoshal, M. Sundaresan, R. Allemang, V. Shanov and H. Westheider (2006). Initial Evaluation of an Active/Passive Structural Neural System for Health Monitoring of Composite Materials. Smart Materials and Structures, 15, 1275-1286. .
  • Yun Yeo-Heung, Atul Miskin, Phil Kang, Sachin Jain, Suhasini Narasimhadevara, Douglas Hurd, Mark J. Schulz, & Vesselin Shanov, Tony He, F. James Boerio, Donglu Shi, Subrahmin Srivinas (2006). Carbon Nanofiber Hybrid Actuators, Part I: Liquid Electrolyte-Based. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 17 (2), 107-116. .
  • R. Ramahurti, V. Shanov, R. Singh, S. Mamedov, P. Boolchand (2006). Raman Spectroscopy Study of the Influence of Processing Conditions on the Structure of Polycrystalline Diamond. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 24 (2), 179-189. .
  • Yeo-Heung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J Schulz, Suhasini Narasimhadevara, Srinivas Subramaniam, Douglas Hurd, and F J Boerio (2005). Development of Novel Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composite Ply Actuators. Smart Materials and Structures, 14, 1526-1532. .
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff, R N. Singh (2001). CVD Diamond Coatings for Erosion Protection at Elevated Temperatures. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 11 (2), 220-225. .
  • V. S. Jayaseelan, V. Shanov, R. N. Singh (2000). Processing of Cubic-Boron Nitride, Diamond, and Related Thin Films for Machining and Electronics Applications. UCMAT, 2 (1), 5. .
  • W. Tabakoff, A. Hamed, and V. Shanov (1998). Blade Deterioration in a Gas Turbine Engine. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, 4 (4), 233-241. .
  • C. Popov, B. Ivanov, K. Masseli, and V. Shanov (1998). Deposition of BCN Films by Laser Ablation. Laser Physics, 8 (1), 280. .
  • C. Popov, K. Saito, B. Ivanov, Y. Koga, S. Fujiwara and V. Shanov (1998). Chemical Vapour Deposition of BC2N Films and Their Laser-Induced Etching With SF6. Thin Solid Films, 312, 99. .
  • V. Shanov and W. Tabakoff (1996). Erosion Resistance of Coatings for Metal Protection at Elevated Temperatures. Surface and Coatings Technology, 86/87, 88-93. .
  • A. Souleva, M. Doncheva, D. Yankova, V. Shanov and B. Ivanov (1996). Application of ICP-AES for Mass Determination of Silicon Thin Films. Analytical Laboratory, 5 (4), 251. .
  • W. Tabakoff and V. Shanov (1995). Erosion Rate Testing at High Temperature for Turbomachinery Use. Surface and Coatings Technology, 76/77, 75-80. .
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff, A. Hamed (1994). Erosion Behavior of Thermally Treated Pyrophyllite Coated with Titanium Carbide. Surface and Coating Technology, 68-69, 92-98. .
  • V. Shanov, P. Petkov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov, H. Vodenicharov (1994). Sensor for Temperature Measurement of Laser Heated Surfaces. Vacuum, 45 (12), 1187. .
  • C. Popov, B. Ivanov, V. Shanov (1994). Laser-Induced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Aluminium from TMAA. Journal of Applied Physics, 75, 3. .
  • V. Shanov, C. Popov, B. Ivanov (1993). LCVD of Aluminium Stripes Obtained by Pyrolysis of TMAA and TMA. Journal de Physique IV 3, 255. .
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (1993). Growth Rate Behavior of LCVD Aluminium'. Processing of Advanced Materials, 3, 41. .
  • C. Popov, B. Ivanov, V. Shanov (1993). Mass Spectrometric Study of Laser Induced Pyrolytic Decomposition of TIBA and TMAA. Journal de Physique IV, 3, 107. .
  • V. Shanov, C. Popov, B. Ivanov, A. Souleva, G. Peev (1993). An Experimental Approach for Growth Rate Determination of LCVD-Written Aluminium Stripes. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 4, 55. .
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (1992). Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition of Thin Aluminium Coatings TMA. Thin Solid Films, 207, 71. .
  • B. Ivanov, C. Popov, V. Shanov (1992). Mass Spectrometric Study of Laser Induced Pyrolytic Decomposition of TMA. Journal of Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics, 1, 287. .
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff, M. Metwally (1992). Erosive Wear of CVD Ceramic Coatings Exposed to Particulated Flow. Surface and Coating Technology, 54/55, 25-31. .
  • L. Zambov, G. Peev, V. Shanov, S. Drumevahanov (1992). Composition, Structure and Properties of Si3N4 Films Grown from Dichlorsilane and Ammonia at Low Pressure. Vacuum, 43 (3), 227. .
  • G. Peev, L. Zambov, V. Shanov, L. Tserovskinov (1991). Kinetics of Polysilicon Films Growth by Thermal Decomposition of Silane. Semiconductor Science and Technology, 6, 281. .
  • V. Shanov, A. Souleva, G. Peev, V. Dimitrov, K. Tersiev (1990). Metalorganic Compounds for Optoelectronics: Synthesis, Impurity Analysis and Application. Chemistry and Industry1 (31). .
  • G. Peev, I. Velikov, G. Georgiev, V. Shanov (1989). Experimental-Statistical Model of Growing Silicon Epitaxial Layers in Vertical Reactor at Reduced Pressure. Biotechnology and Chemistry, 60, 50. .
  • V. Shanov (1987). Graduation in a Cooperative Education Environment. Problems of the Higher Education, 3, 49. .
  • V. Shanov (1986). Some Features of Industrial-Scale Diamond Synthesis. Chemistry and Industry, 5, 216. .
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova, D. Djoglev (1983). Chemical Vapour Deposition of Titanium Carbide Layers. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 29, 258. .
  • V. Shanov, K.-J. Range (1983). Homogeneous, Quenchable High Pressure Phases in the Systems AgSbSe2 - AgInSe2 and AgBiSe2 - AgInSe2. Mat. Res. Bull., 18, 39. .
  • V. Shanov, K.-J. Range (1982). Synthesis of New AgInSe2 Phase at High Pressures and Temperatures. Annual Reports of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 35 (8), 1105. .
  • V. Shanov, K.-J. Range (1981). Synthesis of New Phases in the System AgInS2 - AgBiSe2 and AgInSe2 - AgSbSe2 at High Pressures and Temperatures. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 28 (1), 130. .
  • V. Shanov, D. Djoglev (1980). Growing of Diamond Seed Crystals form Gaseous Phase at Atmospheric Pressure. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 27 (6), 62. .
  • D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, R. Ganeva (1980). Apparatus and Method for Regaining Diamond Crystals from Worn Out Diamond Cutting Tools. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 27 (4), 201. .
  • D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, R. Ganeva, I. Markova (1980). Electroless Ni-Coating of Diamond Crystals for Cutting Tools. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 27 (2), 71. .
  • D. Djoglev, I. Markova, V. Shanov (1979). Comparative Study of Synthetic Diamond Crystals. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 26 (2), 188. .
  • D. Djoglev, I. Markova, V. Shanov (1979). Comparative Study of Synthetic Diamond Crystals. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 26 (2), 188. .
  • V. Shanov, H. Vlaev, D. Djoglev, A. Apostolov (1979). Preparation of Parts for Belt-Type Apparatus from Powdered Pyrophyllite. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 26 (1), 183. .
  • D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, H. Vlaev, I. Karamanov, I. Chakov, A. Apostolov, H. Ivanov, E. Boinovski, S. Todorov (1978). Making of Synthetic Diamond. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 24 (4), 179. .
  • V. Shanov, D. Djoglev (1978). Mechanism of Diamond Synthesis from Carbon - Based Substances. Journal of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 24 (4), 187. .
  • E. Ovcharova, D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, N. Boshkova, H. Vlaev (1977). Surface Treatment of Cemented carbide for Electroless Mi- Coating. Metallurgy, 3, 33. .
  • C. Jayasinghe, W. Li, Yi Song, J. L. Abot, V. N. Shanov, S. Fialkova, S. Yarmolenko, S. Sundaramurthy, Y. Chen, W. Cho, S. Chakrabarti, Ge Li, Y. Yun, and M. J. Schulz (09-2010). Nanotube responsive materials, 35, 682-692. .
  • Yeoheung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Namheon Lee, Yijun Liu, Dingchuan Xue, Xuefei Guo, Julia Kuhlmann, Amos Doepke, H.B. Halsall, William Heineman, Surya Sundaramurthy, Mark J. Schulz, Zhangzhang Yin, Vesselin Shanov, Peter Nagy, and Curtis Fox (09/02/2009). Monitoring and Control of Biodegradable Metallic Implants Revolutionizing Materials for Medicine. Nano Today. .
  • (06/08/2008). . Enquirer Newspaper Article. .
  • Laura Conforti, Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, and Vesselin ShanovResearchers Awarded Grant to Study Genetic Defects in Autoimmune Diseases. .
  • Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin N. Shanov, and Michael BergerOn Beating Cancer (with Nanotechnology). .
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Published Books
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  • V. Shanov, M. Mitkova, A. Nikolova, G. Peev, T. Ratcheva, D. Shurbanova (1987). English-Bulgarian Dictionary: Chemical Technology, Electronic Materials and Components. : Edition of Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, Sofia.
  • V. Shanov (1985). Semiconductors Technology. : Edition of Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, Sofia.
  • Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov, Yun YeoHeung (09-2009). NANOMEDICINE Design of Particles, Sensors, Motors, Implants, Robots & Devices, with Solutions Manual. Artech House Publishers, "Engineering in Medicine & Biology" book series.
  • Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov, Yun YeoHeung (09-2009). Solution Manual for the Book NANOMEDICINE Design of Particles, Sensors, Motors, Implants, Robots & Devices. : Artech House Publishers, "Engineering in Medicine & Biology" book series.
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Book Chapter
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  • Y.Yun, V. Shanov, A. Bange , W. Heineman, H. Halsall, G. Seth, S. Pixley, M. Behbehani, A. Bhattacharya, Z. Dong, S. Yarmolenko, I. Kang, M. Schulz (2009). Chapter 19 Carbon Nanotube Smart Materials for Biology and MedicineIn Donglu Shi (Eds.) ,NanoScience in Biomedicine :Springer.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Weifeng Li, David Mast, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Nilanjan Mallik, Wondong Cho, Pravahan Salunke, Ge Li, YeoHeung Yun, Sergey Yarmolenko (08-2009). Chapter 2. Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Materials for Biomedical ApplicationsIn M. Schulz, V. Shanov, Y.YeoHeung (Eds.) ,Nanomedicine :Artech House Publishers.
  • Keith A. Crutcher, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Mark J. Schulz, Yeo-Heung Yun and Vesselin N. Shanov (08-2009). Chapter 7. Progress in the Use of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes to Support Neuronal Attachment and Directional Neurite GrowthIn M. Schulz, V. Shanov, Y.YeoHeung (Eds.) ,Nanomedicine :Artech House Publishers.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Laura Conforti, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, Joonsub Shin, William Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Wei Feng, Chong Ahn, Junsang Doh (08-2009). Chapter 19. Nanoscale Engineering of Electrodes, Biosensors, and Protein SurfacesIn M. Schulz, V. Shanov, Y.YeoHeung (Eds.) ,Nanomedicine :Artech House Publishers.
  • Mark J. Schulz, Weifeng Li, Vesselin Shanov, Yeoheung Yun, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Ge Li, Douglas Hurd, Sergey Yarmolenko, Peter Nagy, Curtis Fox, Surya Sundaramurthy (08-2009). Chapter 1. A Nanotechnology Framework for Medical InnovationIn M. Schulz, V. Shanov, Y.YeoHeung (Eds.) ,Nanomedicine :Artech House Publishers.
  • Nilanjan Mallik, Jandro Abot, Y. Song, Gunjan Maheshwari, Wondong Chu, Emily Head, Mitul Dadhania, Weifeng Li, Vesselin Shanov, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Ge Li, Douglas Hurd, YeoHeung Yun, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar, Paul Phillips, Richard A. Komoroski, Wen- Jang Chu, Amit Bhattacharya, Nelson Watts, Mark J. Schulz (2009). Chapter 16: Carbon Nanotube Array Based Smart MaterialsIn M. Umeno and Prakash R. Somani (Eds.) ,Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, Properties and Applications :Applied Science Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
  • Inpil Kang, Gunjan Maheshwari, YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Sachit Chopra, Jandro Abot, Gyeongrak Choi, Mark Schulz (2009). Nanoengineering of Sensory MaterialsIn Christian Boller, Fu-Kuo Chang, and Yozo Fujino, Wiley (Eds.) ,Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Atul Miskin, Sachin Jain, Peng He, Mark Schulz (2005). Chapter 5. Advances in Chemical Vapor Deposition of Carbon NanotubesIn Mark J. Schulz, Ajit Kelkar (Eds.) ,Nanoengineering of Structural, Functional, and Smart Materials :Mannur Sundaresan CRC Press.
  • Yun Yeo-Heung, Phil Kang, Sachin Jain, Atul Miskin, Suhasini Narasimhadevara, Goutham Kirikera, Vishal Shinde, SriLaxmi Pammi, Saurabh Datta, Peng He, Douglas Hurd, Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov, Donglu Shi, F. James Boerio, Mannur J. Sundaresan (2005). Chapter 15. Nanoscale Intelligent Materials and StructuresIn Mark J. Schulz, Ajit Kelkar (Eds.) ,Nanoengineering of Structural, Functional, and Smart Materials :Mannur Sundaresan CRC Press.
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Invited Presentations
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  • Vesselin Shanov (12/04/2010). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.4th international Conference on Carbon Nanotechnology and Space Elevator Systems ,Luxemburg, Europe.
  • Vesselin Shanov (12/05/2009). Latest Advancements on CNT Fiber Growth.Third European Space Elevator Conference ,Luxemburg, Europe.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar (09/15/2009). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.ONR's Composite Materials and NDE Annual Program Review ,Washington, D.C..
  • Vesselin Shanov (05/19/2009). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.RXBT Seminar, WPAFB ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • Vesselin Shanov (05/05/2009). Nanotechnology: Small World With a Big Future.Cincinnati Chapter of the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin Shanov (12/06/2008). Advances in Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Materials and Their Application in Manufacturing of CNT Thread.Second European Space Elevator Conference ,Luxemburg, Europe.
  • Vesselin Shanov (11/25/2008). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.Invited presentation at Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Vesselin Shanov, Nilanjan Mallik, Wondong Chu, Weifeng Li, Chaminda Jayasinghe, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Sergey Yarmolenko, Pravahan Salunke, Ge Li (10/05/2008). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.Materials Science and Technology Conference & Exhibition ,Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Nilanjan Mallik, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Ge Li, Douglas Hurd, Wondong Cho, Emily Head, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz (07/22/2008). Carbon Nanotube Thread for Multifunctional Structures.Boeing Fiber Workshop ,Everett, WA.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov (06/06/2008). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanostructured Materials.EECE Graduate Seminar at UC ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz (05/30/2008). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.CME Industrial Advisory Board Meeting
  • Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Wondong Cho, Lucy Lee, Pravahan Salunke, Emily Head, Nilanjan Mallik, Andrew Gorton, and Sergey Yarmolenko (04/29/2008). Synthesis of Super Long Carbon Nanotubes.UC-AFRL Workshop ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Jag Sankar and Sergey Yarmolenko (04/12/2008). Advances in Synthesis and Application of Carbon Nanotube Materials.NSF Workshop, Bridges to Engineering Research-2020 ,North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
  • Vesselin Shanov and Mark Schulz (02/01/2008). Advances in Carbon Nanomaterials.College Advisory Council Meeting
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz (11/10/2007). Synthesis and Application of Centimeter Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays.First European Workshop on Space Elevator ,Luxemburg, Europe.
  • Vesselin Shanov and Marks Schulz (11/06/2007). Synthesis and Application of Centimeter Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays.Nanotailored Carbon Fibers Interchange Meeting, Air Force Institute of Technology Facility ,Kettering, Ohio.
  • Vesselin Shanov (02/08/2007). Bridges Between Carbon Nanostructured Materials and Energy.CME Seminar on Energy
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, and Andrew Gorton (09/13/2006). Novel Carbon Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications.Tri-State Catalysis Symposium ,Lexington, KY.
  • V. Shanov. M. Schulz (05/23/2006). Nanotechnology at UC: Small World with a Big Future.invited presentation at the College of Engineering Meeting ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov (04/13/2006). Hydrogen Fuel Cell: Principle of Operation and Application.invited presentation at the ASM International Chapter Meeting, TechSolve ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, M. Schulz (02/28/2006). Oriented Growth, Characterization and Application of Carbon Nanotube Arrays.invited presentation at the TSCS Seminar ,Kentucky.
  • V. Shanov, M. Schulz (02/17/2006). Growth and Characterization of Oriented Carbon Nanotube Arrays.invited presentation at the EMD Graduate Seminar, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov (01/12/2006). Oriented Growth, Characterization and Application of Carbon Nanotubes.invited presentation at the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Graduate Seminar ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, M. Schulz (07/18/2005). Nanotechnology: Interdisciplinary Research and Education.invited presentation at the joint meeting: Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce-College of Engineering ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov (12/22/2002). Diamond Synthesis: Theory and Practice.invited presentation at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Cincinnati ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, R. N. Singh, W. Tabakoff (04/10/2000). CVD Coatings for Erosion Protection at Elevated Temperatures.invited presentation at the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films ,San Diego, CA.
  • V. Shanov (02/11/2000). Conventional and Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Advanced Materials.invited presentation at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov (07/02/1997). Conventional and Laser-Assisted CVD of Titanium Carbide Coatings.invited presentations at I.P.T.M.E., Loughborough University ,UK and at R.C.S.E., Hull University, UK.
  • V. Shanov (05/15/1997). Conventional and Laser-Assisted CVD of Advanced Materials: Preparation and Properties.invited presentation at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Regensburg ,Germany.
  • V. Shanov (07/17/1989). laser-Induced Chemistry for Microelectronics.invited presentation at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg ,Germany.
  • V. Shanov (06/23/1989). Laser-Induced Processes in Materials Science.invited presentation at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Regensburg ,Germany.
  • V. Shanov (10/25/1982). Diamond Synthesis - Theory and Practice.invited presentation at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Regensburg ,Germany.
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Poster Presentations
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  • Pravahan Salunke, Frank Witte, Vesselin Shanov (08/31/2010). Magnesium Coating for Biodegradable Implant Application.Second Symposium on Biodegradable Metals ,Maratea, Italy.
  • N. Billade, K. Vemaganti, M. Pourriahi, Sh. Hunter, Y. Wang, P. Salunke, M. Schulz, V.Shanov (12/13/2009). Mechanical Evaluation, Biocompatibility and Dispersion Characterization of Carbon Nanocomposites of Agorose.submitted to ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition ,Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  • M. Schulz, A. Doepke, X. Guo, J. Kuhlmann, B. Halsall, W. Heineman, Z. Dong, Z. Tan, D. Xue, N. Lee, Y. Yun, Y. Liu, D. Hurd, V. Shanov, D. Rai, F. Witte, D. Kumar, S. Yarmolenko, S. Pixley, T. Hopkins, Ch. Jayasingle, S. Sundaramurthy (12/13/2009). Responsive Biosensors for Biodegradable Magnesium Implants.submitted to ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition ,Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  • S. Fialkova, S.Yarmolenko, C.Jayasinhe, P.Salunke, V. Shanov, J. Sankar and M. Schulz (12/13/2009). Catalyst Desigh to Produce Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays.submitted to ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congres and Exposition ,Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  • C. Varanasi, J. Petry, L. Brunke, W. Lanter, H. Wang, J. Bulmer, J. Scofield, V. Shanov. M. Schulz, G. Li, T. Fisher, P. Barnes (12/01/2009). Carbon Nanotube Growth on Diamond Substrates for Thermal Management Applications.MRS Fall Meeting ,Boston, MA.
  • V. Shanov, F. Wite (10/14/2009). Coating for Biodegradable Implant Applications Using Single Crystal Magnesium Particles with Micro and Submicrometer Site.submitted to DFG-NSF Research Conference ,New York City, NY.
  • G. Li, V.Shanov, M.Schulz, A. Schwartz, W. Jetter (08/28/2009). Tracking Toxic Gases Penetration Through Firefighter Garment.presented at the Fire Rescue International Conference ,Dallas, Texas.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Ge Li, Wondong Cho, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Supriya Chakrabarti, Weifeng Li, David Mast, Sarah Pixley, Emily Head, Sergey Yarmolenko (06/22/2009). Progress in Nanomanufacturing and Production Scale Up of Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Advanced Applications.poster presented at the 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division ,Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Ge Li, Supriya Chakrabarti, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (06/22/2009). The Effect of Substrate Positions in a CVD Reactor on the Growth of Carbon Nanotube Arrays.2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division ,Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • G. Li, S. Chakrabarti, W. Cho, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (06/21/2009). The Effect of Substrate Positions in a CVD Reactor on the Growth of Carbon Nanotube Arrays.presented at the Tenth International conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes NT09 ,Beijing, China.
  • Svetlana Fialkova, Pravahan Salunke, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz (06/11/2009). The Effect of Substrate Structure on the Growth and Quality of MWCNT Arrays.Invited presentation at the Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Workshop ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • David Mast, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (05/16/2009). High Frequency Antennas for Wireless Transmissions of Audio and Video Signals Using Threads Spun From Long Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes.2009 APS March Meeting, Nanotechnology I ,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Chaminda Jayashinghe, David Mast, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (05/16/2009). Variable Range Hopping Conductivity in Carbon Nanotube Threads.poster presented at the 2009 APS March Meeting, Focus Session: Electron Transport in Nanotubes ,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Ge Li, Vesselin Shanov (05/06/2009). Direct Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on SiC Substrate for Thermal Management.poster presented at the 2009 Graduate Student Poster Forum, University of Cincinnati ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Durgesh Rai, Vesselin Shanov (05/06/2009). Synthesis of Mg/MgO Nanostructures for Biodegradable Implants.poster presented at the 2009 Graduate Student Poster Forum, University of Cincinnati ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Chaminda Jayasingle, Vesselin Shanov (05/06/2009). Carbon Nanotube Yarn as a Light Source with Low Power Consumption.poster presented at the 2009 Graduate Student Poster Forum, University of Cincinnati ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Joon S. Shim, Yeo-Heung Yun, Wondong Cho, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz and Chong H. Ahn (05/03/2009). Self Aligned Multi-Layer Nano-Gap Electrodes for Fluidic and Magnetic Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes.presented at NSTI Nanotech Conference and Expo 2009 ,Houston, Texas.
  • Wondong Cho, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (04/20/2009). Growth Mechanism and Kinetic Study of Vertically Aligned Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays by In Situ Observationons.poster presented at The Ohio Innovation Summit OIS 09 ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • Ying Chen, Supriya Chakrabarti, Wondong Cho, Ge Li, Pravahan Salunke, Chaminda Jayasinghe, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz and Vesselin Shanov (04/20/2009). Branched Carbon Nanotubes and Their Potential Application in Nanoelectronic Devices.poster presented at The Ohio Innovation Summit OIS 09 ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • Ge Li, Supriya Chakrabarti, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz and Scott Gilje (04/20/2009). Direct Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on SiC Substrate for Thermal Management.poster presented at The Ohio Innovation Summit OIS 09 ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • Chaminda Jayasinghe, James O' Hara, Chakrabarti, Supriya, Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (04/20/2009). Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Threads and Yarns for Next Generation Applications.poster presented at The Ohio Innovation Summit OIS 09 ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • David B. Mast, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Supriya Chakobarty, Lucy Li, Ying Chen, Wondong Cho, Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin Shanov , Jandro Abot , Sarah Pixley (04-2009). Carbon Nanotube Threads, Yarns and Ribbons: Making the Transition from Materials to High Performance Devices for Defense Applications.poster presented at the 2009 Nano Technology for Defense Conference ,Burlingame, CA.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Dianer Yang, Vesselin Shanov, Sergey Yarmolenko, Zhigang Xu, Charles Sfeir, Prashant Kumta, Amos Doepke, Mark Schulz (10/31/2008). Biodegradable Mg for Bone Implants: Corrosion and Osteoblast Culture Studies.Proceedings of the 15th International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition ,Boston, MA.
  • M. Schulz, Y. Yun, V. Shanov, S. Mullapudi (10/02/2008). A Biomechanics Sensor for Measuring Friction Properties in Walking.NIOSH PRP Symposium ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, L. Lee, M. Schulz, Y. Yun (10/02/2008). Chemical Analysis of Firefighter's Garment Fabrics.NIOSH PRP Symposium ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Gunjan Maheshwari, Jandro Abot, Albert Song, Emily Head, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, and YeoHeung Yun (10-2008). Powering up Nanoparticles: Versatile Carbon Materials for Use in Engineering and Medicine.SPIE Newsroom
  • Nilanjan Mallik, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Lucy Lee, Douglas Hurd, Wondong Cho, Emily Head, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Sergei Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar, Bruce Walker, Jay Lee, Manish Kumar, Xiangdong Zhu, Tianyi Wang, Mohamed Abu Ali (07/15/2008). Carbon Nanotube Thread for Multifunctional Structures.Fifth International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Machinery Failure Prevention Technologies ,Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Ge Lee, Emily Head, Wondong Cho, YeoHeung Yun, and Pravahan Salunke (06/29/2008). Progress in Synthesis of Centimeter Long Aligned Carbon Nanotubes.Ninth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes ,Le Corum, Montpellier, France.
  • K. A. Crutcher, M. J. Schulz, Y. H. Yun, V. N. Shanov (06/29/2008). Carbon Nanotubes Support Neurite Growth In Vitro.Ninth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes ,Le Corum, Montpellier, France.
  • Nilanjan Mallik, Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov, Douglas Hurd, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Shalunke (04/29/2008). Spinning Carbon Nanotubes into Electrical Thread.UC-AFRL Workshop ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Gunjan Maheshwari, Nilanjan Mallik, Jandro Abot, Albert Song, Emily Head, Mitul Dadhania, Vesselin Shanov, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Lucy Lee, Douglas Hurd, YeoHeung Yun, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar, Paul Phillips, Richard A. Komoroski, Amit Bhattacharya, Nelson Watts, Mark J. Schulz (04/11/2008). Nanoscale Materials for Engineering and Medicine.SPIE 2008, Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring ,San Diego, CA.
  • Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Lucy Lee, Emily Head, Nilanjan Mallik, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Wondong Cho, and Vesselin N. Shanov (04/10/2008). Extremely Long Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Spinning Yarn.poster presented at the APS (American Physical Society) ,New Orleans, LA.
  • Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Lucy Lee, Emily Head, Nilanjan Mallik, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Wondong Cho and Vesselin N. Shanov (04/09/2008). Extremely Long Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Spinning Yarn.poster presented at the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • William Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Adam Bange, Xiaoshan Zhu, Chong H. Ahn, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov (04/09/2008). Immunosensors Based on Nanoscale Array Electrodes.Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Gunjan Maheshwari, Pravahan Salunke, YeoHeung Yun, Jandro Abot, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz (04/09/2008). Smart composites for Structural Health Monitoring and Industrial Applications.poster presented at the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Mandar Kulkarni, Gunjan Maheshwari, Dong Qian, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Jandro Abot (04/09/2008). A CNT Hierarchical-Reinforcement for Superior Matrix Dominated Properties in Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites: A Numerical Approach.poster presented at the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Lucy Lee, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pr avahan Salunke, Emily Head, Wondong Cho, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, and Vesselin Shanov (04/09/2008). Chemical Vapor Deposition of Carbon Nanotube Arrays on Copper Substrate.poster presented at the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Pravahan Salunke, Sergei Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Svetlana Fialkova , Jaganathan Sankar, Kyle Fischbach, Ge Li, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Wondong Cho, Emily Head, Yeo-Heung Yun, Mark Schulz and Vesselin Shanov (04/09/2008). Substrate Preparation by Magnetron Sputtering for Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays.poster presented at the Ohio Nanotechnology Summit ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Sai Mullapudi, Nilanjan, Mallik, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Pravahan Salunke, Lucy Lee, Douglas Hurt, Gunjan Maheshwari, Yun Yeo-Heung, Jandro Abot, Surya Narayanan Sundaramurthy, Dondong Cho, Emily Head, Mitul Dadhania, Weifeng Li, Vesselin Shanov, Masoud Ghaffari, Jay Lee, Mark Schulz (02/19/2008). Continuous Sensors for State Awareness.Air Force Office of Scientific Research Workshop on Prognostics, of Aircraft and Space Devices, Components, and Systems ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • J. S. Shim, Y. H. Yun, M. J. Rust, J. Do, V. Shanov, M. J. Schulz, and C. H. Ahn (01/13/2008). High Precision Fluidic Aligning of Carbon Nanotube by Magnetic Attraction on Catalyst.21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, IEEE MEMS 2008 Conference ,Tucson, AZ.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, Ge Li, Pravahan Salunke, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Mallik Nilanjan, Weifeng Li, Emily Head (01/07/2008). Nanomanufacturing and Production Scale up of Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Advanced Applications.2008 NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference ,Knoxville, TN.
  • Nilanjan Mallik, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Supriya Chakraborty, Pravahan Salunke, Weifeng Li, Wondong Cho, Lucy Lee, Emily Head, Douglas Hurd, Jandro Abot, Y. Song, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz (2008). Fabrication of Threads from Carbon Nanotube Arrays.Seventeenth International Symposium PFAM XVII ,New Delhi, India.
  • Pravahan Salunke, Sergei Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Jag Sankar, Kyle Fischbach, Ge Li, Yeo- Heung Yun, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov (11/11/2007). Substrate Preparation by Magnetron Sputtering and CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotube Arrays.International Mechanical Engineering Congressi ,Seattle, WA.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Yeo-Heung Yun, Nicholas Curtis, Andrew Schwartz, William Jetter (10/11/2007). Chemical Analysis of Firefighter's Garment Fabric.NIOSH PRP Symposium ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Mark J. Schulz, YeoHeungYun, Vesselin N. Shanov, Gautam Seth, Mitul Dadhania, Raj Narayan, William S. Ball, Amit Bhattacharya, Zhongyun Dong, Sergey Yarmolenko, and Jag Sankar (09/07/2007). Design of an In-Body Biosensor.Third Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Nanomedicine, University of California ,San Diego La Jolla, CA.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Gautam Seth, Mitul Dadhania, Pravahan Salunke, Gunjan Maheshwari, Lucy Lee, Sai Lalitya Mullapudi, Jandro Abot, Kyle Fischbach, Mark J. Schulz (06/26/2007). Nanostructured Smart Materials for Engineering Asset Evaluation and Condition Monitoring.Data Mining in Aeronautics, Science, and Exploration Systems ,Mountain View, California.
  • Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, YeoHeung Yun (06/11/2007). Smart Nanocomposite Materials.Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring (WCEAM-CM) ,Harrogate, UK.
  • Mark Schulz, Goutham Kirikera, Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, Sai Lalitya Mullapudi, Gunjan Maheshwari, Randall Allemang (06/11/2007). A Structural Neural System with Multi-State Sensors for Integrated Systems Health Management.Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring (WCEAM-CM) ,Harrogate, UK.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, Ratandeep S Kukreja, Gunjan Maheshwari, Ge Li, Pravahan Salunke, YeoHeung Yun, Vladimir D. Krstic, and Mark J. Schulz (05/20/2007). Effect of Thermal Treatment on Carbon Nanosphere Chains.NIST Nanotech ,Santa Clara, CA.
  • John Bickle, Suri S. Iyer, Thomas Mantei, Ian Papautsky, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Leigh Smith, and Andrew Steckl (05-2007). Integration of Nanoscale Science and Technology into Undergraduate Curricula.ACS Meeting in Chicago
  • Vesselin Shanov and Rodney Roseman (10/15/2006). An Experiment for Teaching Hydrogen Fuel Cell.21st National Educator's Workshop ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Yun Yeo-Heung, Leigh Smith, Suri S. Iyer, Shalyajit Jadhav, Thang B. Hoang, Andrew Gorton, Mark Schulz, Thomas Mantei, Jonathan Abel, Charles Barbour II, Noel D'Souza, Christopher Direnzi, Donald Dlesk Jr, Zachary Kier, Nathaniel Negassi, Ryan Schaub, Kyle Seger, Raymod Wagner, Elsey Witt, John Bickle, Ian Paputsky, and Frank Gerner (07/16/2006). First Experiences Teaching Experimental Nanoscale Science and Technology to Undergraduate Students.IEEE NANO ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Guatam Seth, YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Adam Bange, Brian Halsall, William Heineman,Michael Behbehani, Sarah Pixley, Zhongyun Dong,Amit Bhattacharya, Alexzandra Spatholt, Mitul Dadhania, Mark Schulz (07/16/2006). Carbon Nanotube Needle and Gap Electrochemical Biosensors.IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Andrew Gorton, Vesselin Shanov, Yun YeoHeung, Mark Schulz, Sudheer Nerella, Sergey Yarmolenko,Yi Ti (07/16/2006). Substrate and Process Optimization for Synthesis of Long Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Arrays.IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin Shanov, Yun YeoHeung , Leigh Smith, Suri S. Lyer, Andrew Gorton, Thomas Mantei, John Bickle, Ian Paputsky, Frank Gerner, Julie L. Burdick, Alexzandra Spatholt,Urmila Ghia, Gary Slater, Mitul Dadhania, Gautam Seth, Mark Schulz (07/16/2006). Vertical Integration of nanotechnology Education.IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, YeoHeung Yun , Yi Tu , and Mark J. Schulz (07/16/2006). Substrate and Process Interplay During Synthesis of Millimeter Long Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Arrays.IEEE NANO 2006 ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • John Bickle, Suri Iyer, Thomas Mantei, Ian Papautsky, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Leigh Smith, and Andrew Steckl (07/16/2006). Integration of Nanoscale Science and Technology into Undergraduate Curricula.IEEE NANO 2006 ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • YeoHeung Yun Adam Bange, Vesselin N. Shanov, William R. Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Zhongyun Dong, Abdul Jazieh,Yi Tu, Danny Wong, Sarah Pixley, Michael Behbehani, Mark J. Schulz (07/16/2006). Fabrication and Characterization of a Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Needle Biosensor.IEEE NANO 2006 ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Adam Bange, H. Brian Halsall, William R. Heineman, Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz (07/16/2006). Carbon Nanotube Array Immunosensor Development.IEEE Nano 06 ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • Andrew Gorton, Vesselin Shanov, Yun Yeo-Heung, Mark J. Schulz (07/02/2006). An ElectricalImpedance Method for Monitoring the Dispersion of Carbon Nanofibers in Epoxy Resin.International Conference on Composites Engineering (ICCE) ,Boulder, Colorado.
  • Vesselin N. Shanov, YeoHeung Yun, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Jag Sankar, Yi Tu, Andrew Gorton, and Mark J. Schulz (07/02/2006). Substrate Design for Long Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Arrays Grown by Chemical Vapor Depositionn.International Conference on Composites Engineering (ICCE) ,Boulder, Colorado.
  • Gyongrak Choi, YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, and Mark J. Schulz (07/02/2006). Monitoring Carbon Nanofiber Disperson using Electrochemical Impedance.International Conference on Composites Engineering (ICCE) ,Boulder, Colorado.
  • Jong Won Lee, Goutham R. Kirikera, Inpil Kang, Mark J. Schulz, and Vesselin N. Shanov (04-2006). A Health Monitoring Method for Plate Structures uses Continuous Sensors and Neural Network Analysis.SPIE Smart Structures and NDE Conference ,San Diego, CA.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Adam Bange, Vesselin N. Shanov, William R. Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Sarah K. Pixley, Michael Behbehani, Zhongyun Dong, Yi Tu, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Mark J. Schulz (04-2006). Carbon Nanotube Array Smart Materials.SPIE Smart Structures and NDE Conference ,San Diego, CA.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin N. Shanov, Swathi Balaji, Yi Tu, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Jag Sankar, Shankar Mall, Jay Lee, Larry W. Burggraf, Li Guangming, Volodymyr P. Sabelkin, Mark J. Schulz (04-2006). Developing a Sensor, Actuator, and Nanoskin Based on Carbon Nanotube Arrays.SPIE Smart Structures and NDE Conference ,San Diego, CA.
  • Inpil Kang, M.J. Schulz, V. Shanov, and Jong won Lee (09/09/2005). A Biomimetic Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Neuron for Structural Health Monitoring.Proc. of ANDE 2005 (The 1st International Conference on Advanced Nondestructive Evaluation)
  • Vesselin Shanov, YeoHeung Yun, Mark J. Schulz, Ram Gollapudi, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sudhir Neralla, Jag Sankar, Yi Tu, Srinivas Subramaniam (04/06/2005). A New Intelligent Material Based on Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays.MRS Meeting ,Boston, MA.
  • G. R. Kirikera, I. P. Kang, J. W. Lee , V.Shinde, B. Westheider, V. Shanov, M. Schulz, M. Sundaresan, A. Ghoshal (04/06/2005). Testing the Analog Processor of a Structural Neural System.SPIE Smart Structures Conference ,San Diego, CA.
  • Yun Yeo-Heung, Inpil Kang, Ramanand Gollapudi, Jong Won Lee, Douglas Hurd, Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Jay Kim, Donglu Shi, J.F. Boerio, Srinivas Subramaniam (04/06/2005). Multifunctional Carbon Nanofiber/Nanotube Smart Materials.SPIE Smart Structures Conference ,San Diego, CA.
  • Sudhir Neralla, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jag Sankar, Vesselin N. Shanov, YeoHeung Yun, and Mark J. Schulz (2005). The Effect of Substrate and Catalyst Properties on the Growth of Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Arrays.Materials Research Society ,Boston, MA.
  • Atul Miskin, Vesselin Shanov, Peng He, Yun Yeo-Heung, Sachin Jain, Phil Kang, Suhasini Narsimhadevara, Mark J. Schulz, Raghavendra Tiwari, Srinivas Subramaniam, Donglu Shi, Rob Gilliland, David Mast, and Chris Sloan (08/08/2004). Bulk Synthesis of Single-Wall and Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Chemical Vapor Deposition.ICCE/Nano 11 Conference ,Hilton Head, South Carolina.
  • Yun Yeo-Heung, Atul Muskin, Phil Kang, Sachin Jain, Suhasini Narsimhadevara, Vishal Shinde, Goutham Kirikera, Douglas Hurd, Dave Breheim, Mark J. Schulz, Tony He, Srinivas Subramaniam, Vesselin Shanov, F. James Boerio, Donglu Shi, Rob Gilliland (08/08/2004). New Carbon Nanofiber Actuators.ICCE/Nano 11 Conference ,Hilton Head, South Carolina.
  • L. Guo, V. Shanov, and R. N. Singh (04/18/2004). Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition (MPCVD).presented at the 106 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • R. Ramamurti, V. Shanov, R. N. Singh (04/18/2004). Effect of Nitrogen on Morphology and Electrical Properties of Polycrystalline Diamond Thin Films.presented at the 106 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • R. Kukreja, V. Shanov, and R. N. Singh (04/18/2004). Synthesis of C and N Based Thin Films by Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition.presented at the 106 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • V. Jayaseelan, V. Shanov and R. N. Singh (04/18/2004). Effect of Argon addition during ECR Mode Nucleation of Diamond Films Grown by MPCVD.presented at the 106 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Sachin Jain, Phil Kang, Yun Yeo-Heung, Tony He, Sri Laxmi Pammi, Atul Muskin, Suhasini Narsimhadevara, Douglas Hurd, Mark J. Schulz, Jennifer Chase, Srinivas Subramaniam, Vesselin Shanov, F. James Boerio, Donglu Shi, Rob Gilliland, David Mast, and Chris Sloan (04-2004). Developing Smart Materials Based on Carbon Nanotubes.SPIE 11th International Symposium on Smart Structures ,San Diego, CA.
  • R. Ramamurti, R. Kukreja, L. Gio, V. Shanov, and R. N. Singh (01/28/2004). Microwave Plasma CVD of Carbon Based Films in the System C-N.presented at the 28th International Cocoa Beach Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites
  • S. Datta, J. McDaniel, V. Shanov and F. Miralai (07/30/2003). New Developments in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Tools and Processing.presented at the P&G Seminar ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, S. M. Mukhopadhayay, P. Joshi, F. Miralai, and S. Datta (06/22/2003). Plasma Polymerization in a Microwave Reactor at Atmospheric Pressure.presented at the 16th Symposium on Plasma Chemistry ,Taormina. Italy.
  • V. Shanov, R. Ramamurti, and R. N. Singh (04/27/2003). Effect of Pulsed Methane Flow on Nanostructured Diamond Films Synthesized by Microwave Plasma CVD.presented at the 105 th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society ,Nashville, Tennessee.
  • R. Ramamurti, V. Shanov, and R. N. Singh (01/26/2003). Processing of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films by Microwave Plasma CVD.presented at the 27 th Annual Cocoa Beach Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites ,Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  • W. J. van Ooij, D. Shi, and V. Shanov (07/30/2002). Modification of Nanoparticles by Plasma Polymerization.presented at the Shanghai International Nanotechnology Cooperation Symposium (SINS) 2002 ,Shanghai, China.
  • R. Ramamurti, V. Shanov, and R. N. Singh (04/28/2002). Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films by Microwave Plasma CVD.presented at the 104rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, Symposium C.4: Innovative Processing and Synthesis of Ceramics, Glasses and Composites VI ,St. Louis, Missouri.
  • R. Ramamurti, V. Shanov, R. N. Singh, M. Samiee, and P. Kosel (08/04/2001). Polycrystalline Diamond Films for High-Temperature Electronics and MEMS.presented at the Sixth Applied Diamond Conference/Second Frontier Carbon Technology Joint Conference ,Auburn, Alabama.
  • W. Tabakoff, G. Simpson, and V. Shanov (04/30/2001). High Temperature Erosion Protective Coatings for Turbomachinery Use.presented at the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films ,San Diego, CA.
  • V. Jayaseelan, V. Shanov, R. N. Singh, and P. Boolchand (04/22/2001). Processing of Polycrystalline Diamond Films by Microwave Plasma CVD.presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff, R. N. Singh (10/09/2000). CVD Diamond Coatings for Erosion Protection at Elevated Temperatures.presented at the ASM International 2000 ,St. Louis, Missouri.
  • W. Tabakoff and V. Shanov (06/11/2000). Erosion Resistance of Superalloys and Different Coatings Exposed to Particulate Flow at High Temperature.presented at the ASME Fluid Engineering Division Summer Meetings ,Boston, MA.
  • B. Ivanov, C. Popov, D. Dimitrov, V. Shanov, L. Zambov, M. Georgiev, and G. Peev (12/01/1997). LCVD of CNx from NH3/CCl4 Mixture Using CuBr Vapor Laser.presented at Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. ,Boston, MA.
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff and A. Hamed (12/29/1996). Protection of Nickel-Based Superalloys from Erosion in Particulate Flow.Proceedings ASME International, Vol. III ,Cairo, Egypt.
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff and J. A. Gunaraj (12/17/1996). Study of CVD Coated and Uncoated INCO 718 Exposed to Particulate Flow.presented at the Second International Symposium on Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer in Materials Processing ,Atlanta, GA.
  • W. Tabakoff and V. Shanov (05/30/1996). Advanced Coatings for Use in Engine Systems as Protection of Performance Deterioration.NATO ASI Series, 3. High Technology, Protective Coatings and Thin Films ,Algarve, Portugal.
  • V. Shanov and W. Tabakoff (04/22/1996). Erosion Resistance of Coatings for Metal Protection at Elevated Temperatures.presented at the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films ,San Diego, CA.
  • W. Tabakoff, A. Hamed and V. Shanov (02/25/1996). Blade Deterioration in a Gas Turbine Engine.presented at the 6th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery ,Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • W. Tabakoff and V. Shanov (10/30/1995). High Temperature Erosion Resistance of TiC on Metal Based Substrates.presented at the ASM`s Materials Congress ,Cleveland, OH.
  • B. Ivanov, D. Filipov, V. Shanov, G. Peev (08/07/1995). Laser Induced Chemical Etching of Si with SF6 Using Copper Bromide Vapor Laser.NATO ARW ,St. Andrews, UK.
  • B. Ivanov, C. Popov, V. Shanov, D. Filipov (07/16/1995). LCVD with Copper Vapor and Copper Bromide Vapor Lasers - Review.NATO ASI ,Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff and A. Hamed (03/30/1995). Erosion Behavior of Ceramic Coated with Titanium Carbide.21st Annual Mini-Symposium on Aerospace Science and Technology ,Dayton, Ohio.
  • B. Ivanov, C. Popov, V. Shanov, D. Filipov (11/29/1994). Pyrolytic LCVD of Silicon Using a Pulsed Visible Laser - Experiment and Modelling.Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. ,Boston, MA.
  • W. Tabakoff, V. Shanov (06/13/1994). Investigation of Thermal Barrier Coatings at High Temperatures.ASME Session 38 ,The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • B. Ivanov, C. Popov, V. Shanov, D. Filipov (10/20/1993). Mechanism of Pyrolytic Deposition of Silicon Using a Pulsed Visible Laser and Growth Rate Estimation.International Conference "Materials Science and Technology" ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • C. Popov, B. Ivanov, V. Shanov, S. Peshev (06/21/1993). Influence of Process Parameters on Morphology of LCVD Written Aluminium Stripes.presented at the International Conference LASERION'93 ,Munich, Germany.
  • V. Shanov, W. Tabakoff, M. Metwally (05/24/1993). Erosion Behavior of CVD Ceramic Coating on Ni and Co Based Superalloys.presented at the 38th ASME International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress ,Cincinnati, OH.
  • V. Shanov, C. Popov, B. Ivanov, A. Souleva, G. Peev (04/18/1992). An Experimental Approach for Growth Rate Determination of LCVD-Written Aluminium Stripes.presented at PERKIN-ELMER Seminar ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (09/26/1991). Laser-Induced Aluminium Layers for Electronics.presented at the First General Conference of the Balkan Physical Union ,Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (09/09/1991). Laser-Induced Direct Writing of Aluminium.8th Euro CVD Conference ,Glasgow, UK.
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (08/27/1991). Laser-Induced Direct Writing of Aluminium on Silicon Wafers.presented at European Quantum Electronics Conference ,Edinburgh, UK.
  • M. Yankova, V. Shanov, B. Ivanov (12/26/1990). Copper Laser Induced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Al Films.Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. "Surface Chemistry and Beam-Solid Interactions" ,Boston, MA.
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, C. Popov (09/21/1990). Laser-Induced Direct Writing of Al on Si Wafers.presented at the International School on Condensed Matter Physics "New Physical Problems in Electronic Materials" ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (10/12/1987). Kinetics of Titanium Nitride Films Grown by CVD.presented at the Summer School "New Materials" ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov (07/12/1987). Transformation Mechanism of Carbon Containing Substances to Diamond.presented at the 11th AIRAPT International Conference "High Pressure Science and Technology" ,Kiev, USSR.
  • V. Shanov, G. Gigov, I. Markova (04/28/1987). Temperature Controller for CVD Reactors.presented at the International Conference on Electrothermal Devices for High Technologies ,Albena, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, M. Yankova (04/18/1987). Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition of Thin Aluminium Layers.presented at the International Conference "Optics and Laser Technics" ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, M. Yankova, B. Ivanov (03/18/1987). Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition of Thin Aluminium Films.presented at the International School on Physical Problems in Microelectronics ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, S. Drumeva, K. Christov (10/23/1986). In Situ Doped Polysilicon Grown by LPCVD.presented at the International Conference on Microelectronics ,Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (10/20/1986). Kinetics of Titanium Carbide Films Grown by CVD.presented at 2nd International Conference "Surface Layers and Coatings" ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (11/26/1985). Atmospheric Pressure CVD of Titanium Carbide Films on Cemented Carbide Substrates.presented at 1st National Conference on Chemistry ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (04/06/1985). TiC Layers on Cemented-Carbide Cutting Tools Obtained by CVD at Atmospheric Pressure.presented at the 6th International Symposium "High-Purity Materials in Science and Technology" ,Dresden, Germany.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (10/31/1984). Titanium Carbide Coating on Cemented Carbide Substrates Obtained by CVD at Atmospheric Pressure.presented at the International Seminar "Surface Layers and Coating" ,Varna, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, I. Markova (09/10/1984). CVD Technology for Titanium Carbide Coating.presented at the 1st Summer School on "New Technologies and Materials" ,Primorsko, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov (09/10/1984). Chemical Vapour Deposition as a Method for Obtaining of Thin Layers.presented at the 1st Summer School on "New Technologies and Materials" ,Primorsko, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, K.-J. Range, F. Rau (07/24/1983). High Pressure Synthesis of Semiconducting Simple Cubic Phase Based on Antimony.presented at the 9th International Conference "High Pressure In Science and Technology" ,Albany.
  • V. Shanov, D. Djoglev (08/23/1982). Growth of Seed Diamond Crystals from Gaseous Phase at Atmospheric Pressure.presented at European Meeting on Crystal Growth Materials for Electronics ,Prague, Czechoslovakia.
  • K.-J. Range, R. Marks, V. Shanov (12/26/1981). Influence of the Valence Electron Concentration on the Quenchability of High Pressure Phases with NaCl-Structure in the System Ag-In-Te.presented at the International Anniversary Conference "1300 Years Bulgaria" ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, R. Ganeva (11/26/1981). Method for Ni and Co - Plating of Diamond Crystals for Cutting Tools.presented at the International Anniversary Conference "1300 Years Bulgaria" ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, K.-J. Range (06/09/1981). Synthesis of New Semiconducting Phases in the System AgInS2 - CdS at High Pressures and Temperatures.presented at the 2nd Junior Scientists Conference on Electronics and Cybernetics ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • V. Shanov, E. Ovcharova, N. Boshkova, E. Kashchieva (10/08/1976). Morphology of Electroless Ni - Coating on Cemented Carbide Substrates.presented at the 1st National Conference "Industrial Application of Cutting Tools Based on Synthetic Diamond" ,Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
  • E. Ovcharova, D. Djoglev, V. Shanov, H. Vlaev (10/08/1976). Electroless Wear Resistance Ni - Coating on Cemented Carbide Substrates.presented at the 1st National Conference "Industrial Application of Cutting Tools Based on Synthetic Diamond" ,Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
  • H. Vlaev, V. Shanov, D. Djoglev, M. Staevski (1973). X-Ray Study of Pyrophyllite Washed by Hydrofluoric Acid and Subjected to Thermal Treatments.Proceedings: Research Institute of Binder Materials and Building Ceramics ,Sofia, Bulgaria.
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Established Entrepreneurial Achievement UC Award,2015
  • Distinguished CEAS Researcher Award,2012
  • Faculty Service CME Award for outstanding contribution towards undergraduate recruitment,2008
  • Distinguished Professor CME Award ,2007
  • Nominated for President's Quality Service Award,2005
  • President of the Bulgarian Fulbright Alumni Association,1997,1998
  • Fulbright Award for Research and Teaching in USA,1995,1996
  • Bulgarian Patent Office Award for Distinguished Patent,1991
  • Patent Award at the World Exhibition of Achievements of Young Inventors ,1985
  • German Academic Foundation (DAAD) Research Award,1979,1980
  • Young Scientist Award of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education,1975
  • Outstanding Graduate Student: class ranking 1,1970
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Student Advising
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  • Wondong Cho (2010). Kinetics of CNT Array Growth. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Chaminda Jayasinghe (2010). CVD Grow of Spin-able CNT Array and Producing of CNT Thread for Advanced Device and Bio-Medical Applications. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Pravahan SalunkeBulk Magnesium Crystallite Materials and Related Coatings with Increased Corrosion Resistance for Biomedical Implants. ,Doctoral. Advisor. estimated graduation 2012.
  • Dingchuan Xueh (2011). Electrochemical Studies of Mg-based Bio-Implants and Passivation Coatings for Corrosion Control. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Ying Chen (2010). Organo-Metallic Catalyst Source for Growing of Y Junction Type CNT. ,Master. Advisor.
  • William Buschle (2011). CNT Arrays for Solar Cell Application. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Pravahan Salunke (2009). Substrate Preparation by Magnetron Sputtering and Production Scale Up of CNT and Their Plasma Functionalization. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Lucy Lee (2009). Mechanism of CNT Growth by CVD Using Composite Catalysts. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Weifeng Li (2011). Design, Build Up, and Study of Nano-Devices for Biomedical Applications. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Andrew Gorton (2008). Synthesis of Super Long Carbon Nanotube Arrays by CVD. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Gunjan Maheshwari (2009). Carbon Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications . ,Master. Advisor.
  • Gautam Seth (2007). Adjustable Gap Micro-Electrode Biosensor. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Yun Yeo-Heung (2006). Nanotube Sensors and Actuators in Mechanics and Medicine. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Sachin Jain (2005). Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Development of Remote Actuator. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Inpil Kang (2005). Carbon Nanotube Smart Materials. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Ram Gollapudi (2005). Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Processing of Nanocomposite Materials. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Vishal Shinde (2005). Development of Active Fiber Sensors and a Data Acquisition Module for a Structural Neural System. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Atul Miskin (2004). Bulk Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Chemical Vapor Deposition for Smart Materials Applications. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Vidhya Jayaseelan (2000). Study of Polycrystalline Diamond Thin Films Grown in Custom Build ECR PECVD System. ,Master.
  • Rahul Ramamurti (2006). Synthesis of Diamond Thin Films for Application in High Temperature Electronics. ,Doctoral.
  • Borislav Ivanov (1994). Laser Enhance CVD of Electronic Materials. ,Doctoral.
  • Cyril Popov (1995). Laser CVD of Aluminum for Interconnections. ,Doctoral.
  • Ludmil Zambov (1993). Low Pressure CVD of Polycrystalline Si and Silicone Nitride for IC Applications. ,Doctoral.
  • Daniela Nenkovae (1992). CVD of Wear Resistant Coatings Based on Aluminum Oxide and Titanium Nitride. ,Undergrad. Advisor.
  • Margarita Petkova (1992). CVD of Wear Resistant Coatings Based on Titanium Carbide. ,Undergrad. Advisor.
  • Emily HeadGrowing of CNT Arrays by CVD under Load. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Summer 2007-to present, supported by the Women in Science and Engineering Program, NSF, CME and MINE Dept., Received NASA Award-2008 for her research on CNT.
  • Robert Hansen (05-2009). Nanotechnology and Medicine. ,Undergrad. Supervisor.
  • Charles DandinoImproving the Mechanical and Electrical Properties of CNT Thread by Optimized Spinning. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. 05-2009 to present .
  • Stephen Lonneman (05-2009). Kinetics of Super Long CNT. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Senior Research Project CHE.
  • Andrew Maurer (05-2009). Synthesis of MgO Nanowires. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Senior Research Project CHE.
  • Shane Roth (05-2009). Synthesis of CNT by Using Organo-Metallic Catalyst Source. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Senior Research Project CHE.
  • James O'HaraSpinning of CNT to Improve Strength and Electrical Properties of the Produced Threadng. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Senior Research Project CHE.
  • Kyle Fischbach (05-2007). Substrate preparation by Magnetron Sputtering and CVD Growth of CNT Arrays. ,Undergrad. Supervisor. Senior Research Project ME .
  • Supriya ChakrabartiProduction Scale Up of CNT Synthesis. ,Postdoctoral. Supervisor. 2008-to present.
  • YeoHeung Yun-Co (2008). Nanomedicine Development. ,Postdoctoral. Supervisor. 2009 Research Associate. Co-mentored with Dr. Mark Schulzce.
  • Zhangzhang (John) YinAdministrative and Scientific Managing of the ERC project at UC. ,Other. Supervisor. July 2009-present. Co-mentored with Dr. Mark Schulz.
  • Dr. Nilajan Mallik ,Other. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221005, UP, India, worked in smart structures lab July 2007- July 11, 2008 on spinning nanotubes into thread.
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Courses Taught
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  • CME 110 ,Technology Lab Class.
  • MTEN 612 ,Nanostructured Materials Engineering.
  • ,Emerging Energy Systems for Science Teachers.
  • ENFD 278 ,Introduction to Nanoscale Science and Technology.
  • ENFD 279 ,Experimental Nanoscale Science and Technology.
  • CHE 436 ,Chemical Engineering Lab IV.
  • CHE 437 ,Chemical Engineering Laboratory V.
  • METL 871 ,Grad. Seminar.
  • CME 101 ,Intro to CME II.
  • CME 100 ,Intro to CME II.
  • ENED 120 ,Foundations of Engineering.
  • MECH 645 ,Introduction to Smart Structures.
  • MTEN 421 ,Ceramic Fundamentals.
  • ,Semiconductor Materials Technology.
  • ,Solid State Chemistry.
  • ,Laser Processing of Materials.
  • ,Thin Film Deposition.
  • ,Materials Purification and Analysis.
  • ,Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD).
  • ,Crystal Growth.
  • ,Short Courses for Engineers from Industries on Advances in Semiconductor Materials Technology and on Chemical Vapor Deposition9354FBD21.
  • MTEN 416 ,Metallurgical Lab.
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Patents and Inventions
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  • ,0003123 ,Apparatus and Metod for Mixing by Producing Shear and/or Cavitation, and Components for Apparatus ,Robert Morrison, Vesselin Shanov, Ke-ming Quan, Paul Cimiluca ,01/01/2009
  • ,0095695 ,Composite Catalyst and Method for Manufacturing Carbon Nanostructured Materials ,Vesselin Shanov, Andrew Gorton, Yeo Heung Yun, Mark Schulz ,04/24/2008
  • 61046175 ,A Device to Support Directional Neurite Growth ,Keith A. Crutcher, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Yeo Heung Yun ,04/18/2008
  • ,6,841,201 ,Apparatus and Method for Treating a Workpiece Using Plasma Generated from Microwave Radiation ,V. Shanov, S. Datta, F. Miralai, and J. McDaniel ,01/11/2005
  • ,6,821,379 ,Portable Apparatus and Method for Treating a Workpiece ,S. Datta, J. McDaniel, F. Miralai, and V. Shanov ,11/23/2004
  • ,97264 ,Method of Making a Coated with Titanium Nitride Titanium Body ,V. Shanov, D. Nenkova, A. Apostolov ,1993
  • 96864 ,Gas Mixture for Chemical Vapour Deposition of Aluminium Oxide on Cutting Tools ,V. Shanov, D. Nenkova, A. Apostolov ,1992
  • ,92867 ,Method of Making Coated with Titanium Nitride Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools ,V. Shanov, D. Nenkova, A. Apostolov ,1990
  • ,92868 ,Method of Making Coated with Aluminium Oxide Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools ,V. Shanov, D. Nenkova, A. Apostolov ,1990
  • ,76035 ,Method for Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition of Thin Metal Films ,V. Shanov, B. Ivanov, M. Yankova ,1986
  • ,72831 ,Method of Purifying of Polycrystalline Siliconov ,V. Shanov, D. Djoglev, I. Markovaov ,1985
  • ,67317 ,Method of Making Coated with Titanium Carbide Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools ,V. Shanov, I. Markova, V. Rusovski ,1984
  • ,39563 ,Method of Growing Diamond Seed Crystals from Gaseous Phase ,V. Shanov, D. Djoglev ,1978
  • ,29688 ,Device for preparation of Composite Coatings ,V. Shanov, D. Djoglev, H. Vlaev, E. Ovcharova, I. Karamanov, I. Chakov, Z. Kumanov ,1975
  • ,25491 ,Photoresistors Array Device ,V. Shanov, D. Djoglev, M. Minkova, J. Stanislavova, H. Vlaev, R. Andreichin, I. Karamanov ,1974
  • ,23668 ,Method of Increasing Wear Resistance of Cemented Carbides ,V. Shanov, D. Djoglev, H. Vlaev, E. Ovcharova, I. Chakov ,1973
  • ,109-111 ,Permanent and Biodegradable Responsive Implants that Expand and Adapt to the Human Body ,Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov ,06/23/2009
  • ,109-110 ,Base Flow Chemical Vapor Deposition with Catalyst Wells to Revolutionize Carbon Nanotube ,Mark Shulz, Vesselin Shanov ,06/22/2009
  • ,109-089 ,Composition and Method for Magnesium Biodegradable Material for Medical Implant Applications ,Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Yeo Yun, Durgesh Rai, Dingchuan Xue ,04/30/2009
  • ,109-085 ,Corrosion Measurement for Biodegradable Metal Implantsov ,Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Douglas Hurd, Surya Sundaramurthy, Yeoheung Yun, Peter Nagy ,04/28/2009
  • ,109-084 ,Carbon Nanotube SuperElectronic Components and Devices ,Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Douglas Hurd, Weifeng Li, Chaminda Jayasinghe ,04/28/2009
  • ,109-077 ,Remote, Non-Destructive Approach for Detecting Defects and Cracks in Solid Structures ,Vesselin Shanov, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Jandro Abot, Yi Song, Mark Schulz ,04/10/2009
  • ,109-076 ,De-Icing of Solid Structures by Surface Heating Through CNT Thread and Ribbon ,Vesselin Shanov, Jandro Abot, Yi Song, Mark Schulz ,04/09/2009
  • ,109-068 ,Growth of Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Copper Substrates by CVD ,Vesselin N. Shanov, Ge Li, Mark J. Schulz, Supriya Chakrabarti ,03/24/2009
  • ,109-064 ,Self-Sensing Composite Materials ,Jandro L. Abot, Zachary Kier, Vesselin N. Shanov, Yi Song, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Surya Sundaramurthy, Mark J. Schulz ,03/09/2009
  • ,109-062 ,An Improved Clip-On Sensor for Structural Health and Usage Monitoring ,Mark Schulz, Surya Sundaramurthy, Lalitya Mullapudi, Ferris Zhang, Wenyu Zhao, David Siegel, Vesselin Shanov, Jay Lee, Pete Buca, Isaac Shilad, Lou Moreiras, Xiandong Zhu, Masoud Ghaffari ,02/26/2009
  • ,109-059 ,Carbon Nanotube Materials for High Performance and Low Power Light Source ,Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Welfeng Li, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Supriya Chakrabarti ,03/03/2009
  • ,109-058 ,Sensor Skin for Structural Health Monitoring of Surfaces ,Mark Schulz, Surya Sundaramurthy, Lalitya Mullapudi, Ferris Zhang, Wenyu Zhao, David Siegel, Vesselin Shanov, Jay Lee, Pete Buca, Isaac Shilad, Lou Moreiras, Xiandong Zhu, Sophia Song, Curtis Fox, Peter Nagy, Doug Hurd, Masoud Ghaffari, Henry Westheider ,02/19/2009
  • ,108-097 ,Nanoice ,Kristen Schulz, Mark Schulz, Marianne Schulz, Mary Simpson, YeoHeung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Gunjan Maheshwari, Pravahan Salunke ,04/27/2008
  • ,108-091 ,Composition and Method for Producing Magnesium Based Biodegradable Composite Implants ,Vesselin Shanov, Frank Witte, Mark Schulz, YeoHeung Yun, Prashant Kumta, Charles Sfeir, Sergey Yarmolenko ,04/21/2008
  • ,108-073 ,Therapeutic Mg alloys to promote bone healing ,YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Nelson Watts, Prashant Kumta, Charles Sfeir, Sergey Yarmolenko ,03/03/2008
  • ,108-072 ,Mg Nanowires for Biology and Nanomedicine ,YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, William Heineman, Prashant Kumta, Charles Sfeir, Sergey Yarmolenko ,03/30/2008
  • ,108-071 ,Device for Controlling Corrosion of Implanted Metallic Biomaterials ,YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin Shanov, Mark Schulz, Michael Behbehani, William Heineman, Brian Halsall, Amos Doepke, Prashant Kumta, Charles Sfeir, William Wagner, Harvey Borovetz, Sergey Yarmolenko ,03/30/2008
  • ,109-035 ,Use of Carbon Nanotube Thread, Ribbon, and Arrays for the Transmission and Reception of Electromagnetic Signals and Radiation ,David Mast, Vesselin Shanov, Chaminda Jayasinghe, Mark Schulz ,11/18/2008
  • ,109-025 ,Direct Growth of Millimeter Long Vertical Aligned Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Carbide by Chemical Vapor Deposition ,Vesselin Shanov, Supriya Chakrabarti, Ge Li, Mark Schulz ,10/17/2008
  • ,107-066 ,Active Sensor for Particles in Biology, Medicine, and the Environment ,Dong Z., Yun YeoHeung W. Heineman, B. Halsall A. Bange V. Shanov ,G. Seth M. Dadhania A. Spatholt and M. J Schulz ,11/20/2006
  • ,105-046 ,A Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Neuron for Structural Health Monitoring ,Inpil Kang, Jong Won Lee, Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz ,06/29/2005
  • ,104-072 ,A Versatile Carbon Nanofiber Bioelectronic Sensor ,Yun Yeo-Heung, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, Zhongyun Dong, Tony He, Donglu Shi ,09-2004
  • ,104-045 ,Carbon Nanofiber Hybrid Actuators ,Yun Yeo-Heung, Atul Miskin, Phil Kang, Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz ,07/16/2004
  • ,61/422386 ,Biodegradable, Drug and Chemical Eluting Stents for Enhancing Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation ,P. Roy-Chaudhury, M. Schulz, V. Shanov ,2010
  • ,61/392,244 ,Base Flow Chemical Vapor Deposition with Catalyst Wells to Revolutionize Carbon Nanotube Synthesis and Instrumentation for Patterning Catalyst Wells to Synthesize High Quality CNT Arrays ,M. Schulz, V. Shanov, D. Hurd, G. Li, P. Salunke ,2010
  • ,61/387,509 ,Application of Carbon Nanotube Fiber for Inbody Biomedical Devices ,M. Schulz, S. Sundaramurthy, L. Mullapudi, J. Yin, V. Shanov, D. Hurd, S. Yarmolenko, S. Fialkova, W. Wagner ,2010
  • ,PCT/US2013/038316 ,Catalyst Composition and Method for Growing Spin-able Carbon Nanotube Arrays ,V. Shanov, M. Schulz ,2012
  • ,WO 2012/106406 ,Carbon Nanotube Elongates and Methods of Making ,V. Shanov, M. Schulz, G. Conroy ,2012
  • ,US 61/432,459 ,Method for Making Multilayer Carbon Nanotube Sheet ,V. Shanov, M. Schulz, C. Jayasinghe ,2011
  • ,PCT/US2011/36190 ,Sensor Sleeve for Health Monitoring of an Article ,X. Zhu, P. Buca, J. Lee, M. Schulz, S. Sundaramurthy, V. Shanov ,2011
  • 61/779356 ,Smart Biomedical Implants Wiring-Up the Body to Live Longer ,J. Yin, Y. Zhang, D. Mast, V. Shanov, M. Schulz, P. Roy-Chaudhury, B. Campos-Naciff, Y. Wang ,2013
  • ,PCT/US 13/32374 ,Method for Making Magnesium Biodegradable Stent for Medical Implant Applications ,V. Shanov, P. Roy-Chaudhury, M. Schulz, Z. Yin, B. Campos-Naciff, Y. Wang ,2013
  • ,61/971,237 ,A Graphene Paper and a Process for Making of Graphene Paper ,V. Shanov, L. Zhang, N. Alvarez, M. Zhang, M. Haase, D. Mast, R. Malik ,2014
  • ,62/006,355 ,Smart Biomedical Implants ,M. Schulz, J. Yin, Y. Zhang, V. Shanov, P. Roy-Chaudhury, B. Campos-Naciff, Y. Wang et al ,2014
  • ,PCT/US15/45671 ,Magnesium Single Crystal for Biomedical Applications and Methods of Making Same ,V. Shanov, V. Chaswal, P. Salunke, M. Joshi, G. Zhang, M. Schulz, S. Yarmolenko, D. Nienaber ,2014
  • ,62/115298 ,Method for Making of Magnesium Staple for Surgical and Biomedical Applications ,V. Shanov, T. Diwan, P. Roy-Chaudhury ,2014
  • ,62/144,922 ,A Graphene Paper and a Process for Making Graphene Paper and a Graphene with Three Dimensional Structure for High Performance Pseudocapacitor Electrode ,V. Shanov, L. Zhang, N. Alvarez, M. Zhang, M. Haase, D. Mast, R. Malik, D. DeArmond ,2015
  • ,62/233,558 ,Method and Apparatus for Making of Self-Cleaning Fluid Filter ,V. Shanov, R. Noda, N. Alvarez ,2015
  • ,62/237,752 ,Method for Making of Carbon-Based, Self-Cleaning Fluid Filter and Components for Filter ,V. Shanov, N. Alvarez ,R. Noda, C. Jayasinghe, R. Malik ,2015
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Service
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  • University/College Service ,IEEE Nano 2006 International Conference on Nano ,Committee Chair(06-2006).
  • University/College Service ,The University of Cincinnati and the Air Force Research Laboratory Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Workshop 2009 ,Co-Chair(06/11/2009).
  • University/College Service ,First International Workshop on Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys BioMg09 ,Co-Chair(10/27/2009).
  • University/College Service ,Friday's recruitment lab tours ,Other(2003-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Host to Minority High School Students enrolled in the recruiting Emerging Ethnic Engineering Program E3 and visiting Nanoworld Labs ,Other(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Host to Family Science Program for High School Students and Parents ,Other(2008-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Organized/participated in tours for the Men in Engineering Program at UC ,Other(2005-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Organized/participated in tours for the Women in Engineering UC ,Other(2005-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Organizing Summer Materials Camps ,Other(2005-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,CME Qualifying Exam Committee ,Committee Member(2007-2008).
  • University/College Service ,CME Safety Committee ,Committee Chair(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,CME Facilities/Service Committee ,Committee Member(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,CME Staff Award Recognition Committee ,Committee Chair(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,College Space Committee ,Committee Member(02-2008).
  • University/College Service ,College Energy Committee ,Committee Member(2008-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Dean's Advisory Committee on Engineering Education ,Committee Member(10-2008-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,UC Internal Reviewer for the Graduate Program at the Department of Aerospace Engineering ,Committee Member(2009).
  • University/College Service ,Undergraduate Advisory Committee (Juniors) ,Committee Member(2008).
  • University/College Service ,Undergraduate Laboratory Committee ,Committee Chair(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Student Organization Advisor-MAT GSA ,Committee Member(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Presented to Legislators on Alternative Energy in the Columbus Senate House(05-2008).
  • University/College Service ,CME Personnel Committeee ,Committee Chair(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Undergraduate Student Recruitment Committee ,Committee Member(2007-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,UC Thrust-Co Leader of the NSF ERC Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials(2008-to Present).
  • University/College Service ,Visited local high schools and presented demonstrations on various engineering topics(2007-2008).
  • University/College Service ,Organized sale of Carbon Nanotubes produced at Nanoworld to more than 10 customers
  • University/College Service ,College of Engineering Grievance Review Committee (one session)(07-2009).
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