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Journal Publications

(Alphabetically by lead author’s surname)

Adelakin, T. K., & Suárez, O. M. (2010). Study of Casting Parameters and Magnesium Effects on the Distribution of Boride Particles during Centrifugal Casting of functionally graded Aluminum Matrix Composite. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 17(3). doi: 10.1515/SECM.2010.17.3.155

Adelakin, T. K., & Suárez, O. M. (2011). Study of Boride-Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Composites Produced via Centrifugal Casting. Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 26(2), 338-345. doi: 10.1080/10426910903124829

Alamo-Nole, L., Bailon-Ruiz, S., Perales-Perez, O., & Roman, F. R. (2012). Preparative size-exclusion chromatography for separation and purification of water-stable Cd-based quantum dots. Analytical Methods, 4(10), 3127-3132. doi: 10.1039/C2AY25629K

Arévalo-Hidalgo, A. G., Almodóvar-Arbelo, N. E., & Hernández-Maldonado, A. J. (2011). Sr2+–SAPO-34 Prepared via Coupled Partial Detemplation and Solid State Ion Exchange: Effect on Textural Properties and Carbon Dioxide Adsorption. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(17), 10259-10269. doi: 10.1021/ie201083t

Bailon-Ruiz, S., Alamo-Nole, L., & Perales-Perez, O. (2012). Synthesis and Surface Functionalization of Water-soluble Quantum Dots. Current Nanoscience, 8(2), 202-207. doi: 10.2174/157341312800167713

Bailon-Ruiz, S., & Perales-Perez, O. UV-enhanced toxicity of water-stable quantum dots in human pancreatic carcinoma cells. Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 0(0), 1-15. doi: 10.1080/17458080.2012.750764

Barrera, C., Herrera, A. P., Bezares, N., Fachini, E., Olayo-Valles, R., Hinestroza, J. P., & Rinaldi, C. (2012). Effect of poly(ethylene oxide)-silane graft molecular weight on the colloidal properties of iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 377(1), 40-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.03.050
Calderón, H. E., Hidalgo, R. G. I., Melgarejo, Z. H., & Suárez, O. M. (2010). Effect of AlB2–Mg interaction on the mechanical properties of Al-based composites. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 527(9), 2258-2264. doi: 10.1016/j.msea.2009.12.047

Calero-DdelC, V. L., Gonzalez, A. M., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). A statistical analysis to control the growth of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles synthesized by the thermodecomposition method. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 132(3), 0309141-0309147. doi: 10.1115/1.4001717

Calero-DdelC, V. L., Santiago-Quiñonez, D. I., & Rinaldi, C. (2011). Quantitative nanoscale viscosity measurements using magnetic nanoparticles and SQUID AC susceptibility measurements. Soft Matter, 7(9), 4497-4503. doi: 10.1039/C0SM00902D

Calero-DdelC, V. L., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). Effect of sample concentration on the determination of the anisotropy constant of magnetic nanoparticles. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 46(3), 852–859. doi:10.1109/TMAG.2009.2032240

Carrasquillo, R., Rivera, R., Martinez, Y., & Suárez, O. M. (2009). Tribological Comparative Study of the Effect of Boride and Silicon Particles on Aluminum Matrix Composite. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 16(4). doi: 10.1515/SECM.2009.16.4.259

Cedeño-Mattei, Y., Sánchez-Peña, M. L., Lara-Rodríguez, Y., Perales-Pérez, Ó., & Cabrera-Ríos, M. (2012). A case study on statistical characterization and optimization of coercivity in cobalt ferrite nanoparticles. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 226(1), 178-182. doi: 10.1177/0954405411417507

Chatterjee, T., Chakraborti, S., Joshi, P., Singh, S. P., Gupta, V., & Chakrabarti, P. (2010). The effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the structure of the periplasmic domain of the Vibrio cholerae ToxR protein. FEBS Journal, 277(20), 4184–4194. doi:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07807.x

Creixell, M., Bohórquez, A. C., Torres-Lugo, M., & Rinaldi, C. (2011). EGFR-Targeted Magnetic Nanoparticle Heaters Kill Cancer Cells without a Perceptible Temperature Rise. ACS Nano, 5(9), 7124-7129. doi: 10.1021/nn201822b

Creixell, M., Herrera, A. P., Ayala, V., Latorre-Esteves, M., Pérez-Torres, M., Torres-Lugo, M., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). Preparation of epidermal growth factor (EGF) conjugated iron oxide nanoparticles and their internalization into colon cancer cells. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322(15), 2244-2250. doi: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2010.02.019

Creixell, M., Herrera, A. P., Latorre-Esteves, M., Ayala, V., Torres-Lugo, M., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). The effect of grafting method on the colloidal stability and in vitro cytotoxicity of carboxymethyl dextran coated magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20(39), 8539-8547. doi: 10.1039/C0JM01504K

Cruz-Montoya, E. D. L., & Rinaldi, C. (2011). Influence of nanoparticle surface chemistry on the thermomechanical and magnetic properties of ferromagnetic nanocomposites. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49(16), 1163–1172. doi:10.1002/polb.22294

Curet-Arana, M. C., Meza, P., Irizarry, R., & Soler, R. (2012). Quantum Chemical Determination of Stable Intermediates on CO2 Adsorption Onto Metal(Salen) Complexes. Topics in Catalysis, 55(5-6), 260-266. doi: 10.1007/s11244-012-9802-6

García-Ricard, O. J., & Hernández-Maldonado, A. J. (2010). Cu2(pyrazine-2,3-dicarboxylate)2(4,4′-bipyridine) Porous Coordination Sorbents: Activation Temperature, Textural Properties, and CO2 Adsorption at Low Pressure Range. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114(4), 1827–1834. doi:10.1021/jp9103068

Hernández-Márquez, Z. E., Blanco-Vicéns, N. A., Urcia-Romero, S., Perales-Pérez, Ó., & Cabrera-Ríos, M. (2012). Statistical characterization of cobalt–zinc ferrite doped with gadolinium ions. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 226(8), 1425-1428. doi: 10.1177/0954405412442602

Joshi, P., Chakraborty, S., Dey, S., Shanker, V., Ansari, Z. A., Singh, S. P., & Chakrabarti, P. (2011). Binding of chloroquine–conjugated gold nanoparticles with bovine serum albumin. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 355(2), 402–409. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2010.12.032

Latorre, M., & Rinaldi, C. (2009). Applications of magnetic nanoparticles in medicine: Magnetic fluid hyperthermia. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 28(3), 227–238.

Lee, J. S., Rodríguez-Luccioni, H. L., Méndez, J., Sood, A. K., Lpez-Berestein, G., Rinaldi, C., & Torres-Lugo, M. (0000). Hyperthermia Induced by Magnetic Nanoparticles Improves the Effectiveness of the Anticancer Drug cis-Diamminedichloroplatinum. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11(5), 4153-4157. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2011.3821

Márquez, F., Morant, C., López, V., Zamora, F., Campo, T., & Elizalde, E. (2011). An alternative route for the synthesis of silicon nanowires via porous anodic alumina masks. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6(1), 1-7. doi: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-495

Merced, E., Cabrera, R., Dávila, N., Sepúlveda, N., & Fernández, F. E. (2011). Characterization of VO2-Coated SiO2 Micromechanical Bridges Heated by Light Radiation. 45-48. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2011-4963

Olaya-Luengas, L., Estremera-Pérez, E., Muñoz, L., & Suárez, O. M. (2010). Fabrication and Characterization of Squeezed Cast Aluminum Matrix Composites Containing Boride Reinforcements. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 19(9), 1370-1379. doi: 10.1007/s11665-010-9635-z

Osorio-Cantillo, C., Perales-Perez, O., & Guinel, M. J. (2011). Polyvinyl pirrolidone-mediated phase transitions in metastable nanocrystalline cobalt. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(7), 07B531-507B531-533. doi: doi:10.1063/1.3562450

Osorio-Cantillo, C., Santiago-Miranda, A. N., Perales-Perez, O., & Xin, Y. (2012). Size- and phase-controlled synthesis of cobalt nanoparticles for potential biomedical applications. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(7), 07B324-307B324-323. doi: doi:10.1063/1.3676620

Polo-Corrales, L., & Rinaldi, C. (2012). Monitoring iron oxide nanoparticle surface temperature in an alternating magnetic field using thermoresponsive fluorescent polymers. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(7), 07B334-307B334-333. doi: doi:10.1063/1.3680532

Primera-Pedrozo, J. N., Guerrero-Medina, K. J., Fu, R., & Hernández-Maldonado, A. J. (2011). Sr(II)-UPRM-5 titanium silicate framework thermally induced contraction: in situ high temperature XRD and 29Si MAS NMR. Dalton Transactions, 40(14), 3547–3552. doi:10.1039/c0dt01352h

Primera-Pedrozo, J. N., Torres-Cosme, B. D., Clardy, M. E., Rivera-Ramos, M. E., & Hernández-Maldonado, A. J. (2010). Titanium Silicate Porous Materials for Carbon Dioxide Adsorption: Synthesis Using a Structure Directing Agent, Detemplation and Inclusion of Alkaline Earth Metal Cations. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(16), 7515-7523. doi: 10.1021/ie100331q

Ramos, G., Manzano, R., & Suárez, O. M. (2012). A comparative hardness study of Al-Si/AlB2 and Al-Si/AlB12 composites. Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater., 19(1). doi: 10.1515/secm-2011-066

Ramos, G., & Suárez, O. M. (2012). Characterization of sputtered Al-B-Si thin films produced with composite targets for device applications. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 19(2). doi: 10.1515/secm-2011-0100

Ramos, G., Suárez, O. M., & Melgarejo, Z. H. (2010). Fabrication of Functionally graded Αl-Si Composites reinforced with Boride Particles. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 17(2). doi: 10.1515/SECM.2010.17.2.79

Reyes-Luyanda, D., Flores-Cruz, J., Morales-Pérez, P. J., Encarnación-Gómez, L. G., Shi, F., Voyles, P. M., & Cardona-Martínez, N. (2012). Bifunctional Materials for the Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose into Soluble Renewable Biorefinery Feedstocks. Topics in Catalysis, 55(3-4), 148-161. doi: 10.1007/s11244-012-9791-5

Rivera-Carrillo, M., Chakraborty, I., & Raptis, R. G. (2010). Systematic Synthesis of a Metal Organic Framework Based on Triangular Cu3(μ3-OH) Secondary Building Units: From a 0-D Complex, to an 1-D Chain and a 3-D Lattice. Crystal Growth & Design, 10(6), 2606-2612.

Rodriguez-Luccioni, H. L., Latorre-Esteves, M., Mendez-Vega, J., Soto, O., Rodriguez, A. R., Rinaldi, C., & Torres-Lugo, M. (2011). Enhanced reduction in cell viability by hyperthermia induced by magnetic nanoparticles. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 6, 373-380. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S14613

Rúa, A., Fernández, F. E., & Sepúlveda, N. (2010). Bending in VO2-coated microcantilevers suitable for thermally activated actuators. Journal of Applied Physics, 107(7), 074506–074506–4. doi:doi:10.1063/1.3369282

Sepulveda, N., Rua, A., & Fernandez, F. E. (2010). Resonant Frequency Behavior of Silicon Cantilevers Coated With Nanostructured and Microcrystalline VO Films. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 9(3), 330-334. doi: 10.1109/TNANO.2010.2044513

Singh, S. P. (2011). Multifunctional Magnetic Quantum Dots for Cancer Theranostics. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 7(1), 95-97. doi: 10.1166/jbn.2011.1219

Suárez, O. M. (2009). Materials at the university of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez: A model for success. JOM, 61(10), 22-25. doi: 10.1007/s11837-009-0146-z

Suárez, O. M., Vazquez, J., & Reyes-Russi, L. (2009). Synthesis and Characterization of Mechanically Alloyed Al/AlxMg1-xB2 Composites. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 16(4). doi: 10.1515/SECM.2009.16.4.267

Tada, D. B., Singh, S., Nagesha, D., Jost, E., Levy, C. O., Gultepe, E., … Sridhar, S. (2010). Chitosan film containing Poly(D,L-Lactic-Co-Glycolic Acid) nanoparticles: A platform for localized dual-drug release. Pharmaceutical Research, 27(8), 1738–1745. doi:10.1007/s11095-010-0176-9

Tafur, J., Herrera, A. P., Rinaldi, C., & Juan, E. J. (2012). Development and validation of a 10 kHz–1 MHz magnetic susceptometer with constant excitation field. Journal of Applied Physics, 111(7), 07E349-307E349-343. doi: doi:10.1063/1.3680200

Urcia-Romero, S., Perales-Pérez, O., Uwakweh, O. N. C., Osorio, C., & Radovan, H. A. (2011). Tuning of magnetic properties in Co–Zn ferrite nanocrystals synthesized by a size controlled co-precipitation method. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(7), 07B512-507B512-513. doi: doi:10.1063/1.3536349

Zapata, L. E., Portela, G., Suárez, O. M., & Carrasquillo, O. (2013). Rheological performance and compressive strength of superplasticized cementitious mixtures with micro/nano-SiO2 additions. Construction and Building Materials, 41, 708-716. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.12.025

Books or Other One-time Publications

Bailon-Ruiz, S. J., Perales-Perez, O., Singh, S. P., & Voyles, P. M. (2009). Effect of doping on the structural and optical properties of microwave-assisted synthesis of ZnSe@ZnS core-shell quantum dots. In MRS Online Proceedings (Vol. 1207, pp. N10–61). doi:10.1557/PROC-1207-N10-61

Juan, E. J., & Visbal‐Onufrak, M. (2010). Closed‐loop temperature control of cobalt ferrite ferrofluids using continuous modes controllers. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1311, pp. 273–279). doi:doi:10.1063/1.3530025

Y.P. Lara-Rodriguez, K.M. Perez-Perez, M. Cabrera-Rios, “Estudios de Diseño Experimental Estadístico en Ciencia de materiales: Experiencias en Proyectos Nuevos y en Progreso”, (2012). Editorial Academica Espanola Bibliography: ISBN: 978-3-8484-5647-5

Feliciano, R., Perales-Perez, O. and Guinel, M. J.-F., “Systematic investigation of the aqueous processing of CdSe quantum dots and CuS nanoparticles for potential bio-medical applications”, (2012). MRS Proceedings Bibliography: DOI: 10.1557/opl.2012.1367

Collantes, Y., Perales-Perez, O., Uwakweh, O. N. C., and Guinel, M. J.-F., “Synthesis of water dispersed Fe3O4@ZnO Composite Nanoparticles by the Polyol Method”, (2012). MRS Proceedings Bibliography: DOI: 10.1515/secm-2011-0100

Hernandez-Maldonado, A.J.; Zhang, L.; Primera-Pedrozo, J.N., “Superior Alkaline Earth Metal Based Nanoporous Materials for the Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide”, (2011). Am. Chem Soc. Energ. Fuel

MG Villarreal-Marroquín, M Cabrera-Rios, JM Castro, A, “Multiple Criteria Simulation Optimization Methodology Applied to Polymer Processing”, (2012). Conference Proceedings, Accepted Bibliography: 2012 Polymer Engineering Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, May (2012)

AB Rodríguez-Yañez, MG Villarreal-Marroquín, M Cabrera-Rios, “Process Windows considering Two Conflicting Criteria: The Injection Molding Case”, (2012). 2012 Polymer Engineering Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, May (2012)

Dika, S., Alvarez, J., Santos, J. and Suárez, O.M., “School-based Clubs as a Mechanism to Increase Student Interest in Materials Science Engineering and Nanotechnology among Underserved Groups. In Materials Education Development and Outreach—From K-Grad”, (2010).

Peer-reviewed conference proceeding, Accepted Collection: Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings

E. Merced, R. Cabrera, R. Suárez, F.E. Fernández, and N. Sepulveda, “Nanostructured VO2 film coatings for tunable MEMS resonators”, (2010). Conference proceeding, Published

Collection: Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC) Bibliography: Monterey, CA, Oct. 12-15, 2010. IEEE, 2010: 212-215.