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Materials Horizons

Janus Nano-Dumbbell

Nano Letters

Janus Ionic Liquid

J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

Biobased Hydrophobic Coating

Nanoscale Advances

Polymeric Janus Dumbbell

J. Colloid Interface Sci.

Janus Particle 2D-crystal


Janus Particle Drying

Soft Matter

Transparent UV Coating

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces


Nano Letters

Janus Particle Book


    -- 2021 --
  1. Biobased Superhydrophobic Coating Enabled by Nanoparticle Assembly (Front Cover)
    E. Olson, J. Blisko, C. Du, Y. Liu, Y. Li, H. Thurber, G. Curtzwiler, J. Ren, M. Thuo, X. Yong, S. Jiang*, Nanoscale Advances 3, 4037 - 4047 (2021).[pdf]
  2. UV-absorbing Coating Including Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
    E.J. Olson, S. Jiang*, United States Patent, 10975251 (2021).
  3. Self-Assembly in Biobased Nanocomposites for Multifunctionality and Improved Performance,
    E. Olson,F. Liu, J. Blisko, Y. Li, A. Tsyrenova, R. Mort, K. Vorst, G. Curtzwiler, X. Yong, S. Jiang*, Nanoscale Advances 3, 4321 - 4348 (2021).
  4. An improved biolistic delivery and analysis method for evaluation of DNA and CRISPR-Cas delivery efficacy in plant tissue
    K. Miller, A.L. Eggenberger, K. Lee, F. Liu, M. Kang, M. Drent, A. Ruba, T. Kirscht, K. Wang*, S. Jiang*, Scientific Report 11, 7695 (2021). [pdf]
  5. Effects of anionic and nonionic surfactants on the dispersion and stability of nanoSiO2 in aqueous and cement pore solutions
    Y. Sargam, K. Wang*, A. Tsyrenova, F. Liu, S. Jiang*, Cement and Concrete Research 144, 106417 (2021).[pdf]
  6. Biobased Foams for Thermal Insulation: Material Selection, Processing, Modelling, and Performance
    R. Mort, K. Vorst, G. Curtzwiler, S. Jiang*, RSC Adv. 11, 4375-4394 (2021).[pdf]
  7. Nanoink formulation design for electrohydrodynamic ink-jet printing
    Y. Huang, E. Olson, F. Liu, L. Jiang, X. Zhang, R. Mort, S. Jiang* and H. *Qin, Under Review (2021).
  8. Probing absorbing and scattering phenomena with a novel multispectral scattering instrument
    E. Olson, I. Delk, T. Bahns, S. Jiang, J. Lajoie and G. Curtzwiler, Under Review (2021).
  9. -- 2020 --
  10. Activation and assembly of plasmonic-magnetic nano-surfactants for encapsulation and triggered release
    F. Liu, Y. Li, Y. Huang, A. Tsyrenova, K. Miller, L. Zhou, H. Qin, S. Jiang*, Nano Lett. 20, 12, 8773 (2020).[pdf]
  11. Unique orientation of the solid-solid interface at the Janus particle boundary induced by ionic liquids (Cover Story)
    A. Tsyrenova, M. Farooq, S. Anthony, K. Molleiean, Y. Li, F. Liu, K. Miller, J. Ren, J. Anderson, S. Jiang*,
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett.
    11, 22, 9834 (2020).[pdf]
  12. Self-Stratification of Amphiphilic Janus Particles at Coating Surfaces (Front Cover)
    Y. Li, F. Liu, S. Chen, A. Tsyrenova, K. Miller, E. Olson, R. Mort, D. Palm, C. Xiang, X. Yong, S. Jiang*,
    Mater. Horiz. 7, 2047 (2020).[pdf][Cover Image].
    Highlighted in News: ScienceDaily, PHYS.ORG, NEW ATLAS, NEWSWISE, Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine, TECH EXPLORIST
  13. Composition Comprising Self-Stratifying Amphiphilic Janus Particles
    Y. Li, S. Jiang*, Patent Application 63/027,193 (2020).
  14. Fundamentals of Smart Materials: Janus Particles as Smart Materials (book chapter)
    S. Jiang*, K. Miller, Royal Society of Chemistry 978-1-78262-645-9 (2020).
  15. Nanoparticle assembly modulated by polymer chain conformation in composite materials
    S. Chen, E. Olson, S. Jiang*, X. Yong*, Nanoscale 12, 14560 (2020).[pdf]
  16. Study Effects of Particle Size in Metal Nanoink for Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing Through Analysis of Droplet Impact Behaviors
    Y. Huang, L. Jiang, B. Li, P. Premaratned, S. Jiang*, H. Qin*, J. Manuf. Process. 56, 1270 (2020).[pdf]
  17. Altering macrophage adhesion and modulating their response with hydrophobically modified hydrogels
    Z. Xu, D. Hwang, M. Bartlett, S. Jiang*, K. Bratlie*, Biochemical Engineering Journal 165, 107821 (2020).
  18. Controlled Release of Adenosine from Core-shell Nanofibers to Promote Bone Regeneration through STAT3 Signaling Pathway
    X. Cheng, G. Cheng, X. Xing, C. Yin, Y. Zheng, S. Jiang, H. Deng, Z. Li, J. Control. Release 319, 234 (2020).[pdf]
  19. Post-consumer polymers (PCR) for color retention of delicatessen meats and elucidation of the light blocking mechanism
    E. Olson, F. Liu, T. Bahns, S. Jiang, K. Vorst, G. Curtzwiler, Sustainable Materials and Technologies 25, e00193 (2020).[pdf]
  20. -- 2019 --
  21. Thin Biobased Transparent UV-Blocking Coating Enabled by Nanoparticle Self-assembly
    E. Olson, Y. Li, F. Lin, K. Miller, F. Liu, A. Tsyrenova, D. Palm, G. Curtzwiler, K. Vorst, E. Cochran, S. Jiang*,
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces
    11 (27), 24552 (2019).[pdf]
  22. Self-assembly of Janus Dumbbell Nanocrystals and Their Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance (Cover Story)
    F. Liu, S. Goyal, M. Forrester, T. Ma, K. Miller, L. Zhou, E. Cochran, S. Jiang*, Nano Lett. 19 (3), 1587 (2019).[pdf] [Cover Image]
  23. Morphology Evolution of Janus Dumbbell Nanoparticles in Seeded Emulsion Polymerization (Cover Story)
    Y. Li, S. Chen, S. Demirci, S. Qin, Z. Xu, E. Olson, F. Liu, D. Palm, X. Yong*, S. Jiang*, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 543, 42 (2019).[pdf] [Cover Image]
  24. Surfactant Mediated Assembly of Amphiphilic Janus Spheres (Cover Story)
    A. Tsyrenovaa, K. Miller, J. Yan, E. Olson, S. Jiang*, Langmuir 35 (18), 6106 (2019) [pdf] [Cover Image]
  25. Fabrication of Micro-scale Radiation Shielding Structures Using Tungsten Nanoink Through Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing
    H. Lyu, X. Zhang, F. Liu; Y. Huang, S. Jiang*, H. Qin*, J. Micromech. Microeng 29 (11), 115004 (2019).
  26. Controlled Co-delivery of Growth Factors through Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Core–Shell Nanofibers for Improving Bone Regeneration
    G. Cheng, C. Yin, H. Tu, S. Jiang, Q. Wang, X. Xing, C. Xie, X. Shi, Y. Du, H. Deng, Z. Li, ACS Nano 13 (6), 6372 (2019).
  27. Mixed post-consumer recycled polyolefins as a property tuning material for virgin polypropylene
    G.W. Curtzwiler, Y. Li, M. Schweitzer, S. Jiang, K.L. Vorst, J. Clean. Prod. 239, 117978 (2019).
  28. -- 2017 - 2018 --
  29. Design Colloidal Particle Morphology and Self-assembly for Coating Applications
    S. Jiang*, A. Maurice, J. Bohling, D. Fasano, A.V. Dyk, S. Brownell, Chem. Soc. Rev. 46, 3792 (2017). [pdf]
  30. A Switchable Polymer Brush System for Antifouling and Controlled Detection
    S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Jiang*, Chem. Comm. 53, 3713 (2017). [pdf]
  31. Drying Mediated Orientation and Assembly Structure of Amphiphilic Janus Particles (Cover Story)
    K. Miller, A. Tsyrenova, S. Anthony, S. Qin, X. Yong* and S. Jiang*, Soft Matter 14, 6793 (2018). [pdf] [Cover Image]
  32. Scalable and Rechargeable Antimicrobial Coating for Food Safety Applications (Cover Story)
    M. Qiao, Q. Liu, Y. Yong, Y. Pardo, R. Worobo, Z. Liu, S. Jiang, M. Ma, J. Agric. Food Chem. 66, 11441 (2018) [pdf] [cover image].
  33. Chemically modified gellan gum hydrogels with tunable properties for use as tissue engineering scaffolds
    Z. Xu; Z. Li, S. Jiang, K. Bratlie, ACS Omega 3, 6998 (2018). [pdf]

  34. -- Before ISU --
  35. Measuring and Controlling Wet Hiding of Architectural Coatings
    S. Jiang, D. Fasano, L. Adamson, D. Kelly, Coating Trends and Technologies, Chicago Conference (2016). [pdf]
  36. Selective Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Magnetic Nanoparticles by Acoustically Induced Rotary Saturation (AIRS)
    B. Zhu, T. Witzel, S. Jiang, B.R. Rosen, L.L. Wald, Magnet. Reson. Med. 75:97 (2016).
  37. Orientationally Glassy Crystals of Janus Spheres
    S. Jiang, J. Yan, J.K. Whitmer, S.M. Anthony, E. Luijten, S. Granick, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 218301 (2014). [pdf]
  38. Lipidoid-coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Efficient DNA and siRNA delivery
    S. Jiang, A.A. Eltoukhy, K.T. Love, R. Langer, D.G. Anderson, Nano Lett. 13, 105, 9 (2013). [pdf]
  39. Janus Particle Synthesis, Self-assembly and Applications (book)
    S. Jiang, S. Granick, London: Royal Society of Chemistry ISBN-13: 978-1849734233 (2012).
  40. Supracolloidal Reaction kinetics of Janus Spheres
    Q. Chen, J. Whitmer, S. Jiang, S. Bae, E. Luijten, S. Granick, Science 331, 199 (2011). [pdf]
  41. Janus Particle Synthesis and Assembly
    S. Jiang, Q. Chen, M. Tripathy, E. Luijten, K. S. Schweizer, S. Granick, Adv. Mater. 22, 1060 (2010). [pdf]
  42. In vivo Endothelial siRNA Delivery Using Polymeric Nanoparticles with Low Molecular Weight
    E. Dahlman, C. Barnes, O.F. Khan, A. Thiriot, S. Jhunjunwala, T.E. Shaw, Y. Xing, H.B. Sager, G.Sahay, L. Speciner, A. Bader, R.L. Bogorad, H. Yin, T. Racie, Y. Dong, S. Jiang, D. Seedorf, A. Dave, K. Sandhu, M. Webber, T. Novobrantseva, V. Ruda, A. Lytton-Jean, C. Levins, B. Kalish, D. Mudge, M. Perez, L. Abezgauz, P. Dutta, L. Smith, K. Charisse, M. Kieran, K. Fitzgerald, M. Nahrendorf, D. Danino, R. Tuder, U. von Andrian, A. Akinc, D. Panigrahy, A. Schroeder, V. Koteliansky, R. Langer, D. Anderson, Nat. Nanotechnol. 9, 648 (2014).
  43. Glucose-Responsive Microgels Integrated with Enzyme Nanocapsules for Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
    Z. Gu, T.T. Dang, M. Ma, B.C. Tang, H. Cheng, S. Jiang, Y. Dong, Y. Zhang, and D. G. Anderson, ACS Nano 7, 6758 (2013).
  44. Modular ‘Click-in-Emulsion’ Bone-Targeted Nanogels
    D. Heller, Y. Levi, J.M. Pelet, J.C. Doloff, J. Wallas, G.W. Pratt, S. Jiang, G. Sahay, Schroeder A., Schroeder J., Chyan Y., Zurenko C., Querbes W., Manzano M., Kohane D., Langer R., Anderson D., Adv. Mater. 25, 1149 (2012).
  45. Remotely activated protein-producing nanoparticles
    A. Schroeder, M.S. Goldberg, C. Kastrup, Y. Wang, S. Jiang, B.J. Joseph, C.G. Levins, S.T. Kannan, R. Langer, D.G. Anderson, Nano Lett. 12, 2685 (2012).
  46. Alkane-modified short polyethyleneimine for siRNA delivery
    A. Schroeder, J.E. Dahlman, G. Sahay, K.T. Love, S. Jiang, A.A. Eltoukhy, C.G. Levins, Y. Wang, D.G. Anderson, J. Control Release 160, 172 (2012).
  47. Combinatorial synthesis of chemically diverse core-shell nanoparticles for intracellular delivery
    D.J. Siegwart, K.A. Whitehead, L. Nuhna, G. Sahaya, H. Cheng, S. Jiang, M. Ma, A. Lytton-Jean, A.Vegas, P. Fentona, C.G. Levins, K.T. Loveb, H. Leea, C. Corteza, S.P. Collinsa, Y.F. Lia, J. Jang, W. Querbes, C. Zurenko, T. Novobrantseva, R. Langer, D.G. Anderson, PNAS 108, 12996 (2011).
  48. Janus Particles
    S. Granick, S. Jiang, Q. Chen, Physics Today 62, 68 (2009).
  49. A Simple Method to Produce Trivalent Colloidal Particles
    S. Jiang, S. Granick, Langmuir 25, 8915 (2009).
  50. Solvent-free Synthesis of Janus Colloidal Particles
    S. Jiang, M. Schultz, Q. Chen, J. Moore, S. Granick, Langmuir 24, 10073 (2008).
  51. Controlling the Geometry (Janus balance) of Amphiphilic Colloidal Particles
    S. Jiang, S. Granick, Langmuir 24, 2438 (2008).
  52. PDMS Melts on Mica Studied by Confocal Raman Scattering
    S. Jiang, S.C. Bae, S. Granick, Langmuir 24, 1489 (2008).
  53. System for Forming Janus Particles
    S. Jiang, L. Hong and S. Granick, US International Patent WO/2008/118511.
  54. Using Light to Study Boundary Lubrication: Spectroscopic Study of Confined Fluids
    S. Bae, J. Wong, M. Kim, S. Jiang, L. Hong, S. Granick, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A 366, 1443 (2008).
  55. Janus Balance of Amphiphilic Colloidal Particles
    S. Jiang, S. Granick, Chem. Phys 127, 161102 (2007).
  56. A Simple Method to Produce Janus Colloidal Particles in Large Quantity
    L. Hong, S. Jiang*, S. Granick, Langmuir 22, 9495 (2006). *contributed equally as first author
  57. Study on Antibacterial Behavior of Insoluble Quaternary Ammonium,
    S. Jiang, L. Wang, H.J. Yu, Y. Chen, Q. Shi, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 99, 2389 (2006).
  58. Chitosan-mediated Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles on Patterned Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Surfaces
    B. Wang, K. Chen, S. Jiang, F. Reincke, W. Tong, D. Wang, C. Gao, Biomacromolecules 7, 1203 (2006).
  59. Preparation of Crosslinked Polystyrenes with Quaternary Ammonium and Their Antibacterial Behavior
    S. Jiang, L. Wang, H. Yu, Y. Chen, React. Funct. Polym 62, 209 (2005).
  60. Preparation of Zeolite Antibacterial Agents and Antibacterial Polymer Composite and Their Antibacterial Properties
    Y. Chen, L. Wang, S. Jiang, J. Polym. Mat. 20, 279 (2003).
  61. Simulation of Molecular Weight Distribution Using a New kinetic Model of Ethene Polymerization Catalyzed by Cp2ZrCl2/MAO
    S. Jiang, L. Wang, Macromol. Theory Simul. 11, 871 (2002).
  62. New Kinetic Model of Ethene Polymerization with Cp2ZrCl2/MAO Catalyst
    S. Jiang, L. Wang, P.Y. Zhang, L.X. Feng, Macromol. Theory Simul. 11, 77 (2002).