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Journal Articles

  1. Parvez, S.M., Jahan, F., Brune, M-N., Gorman, J., Rahman, M.J., Carpenter, D., Islam, Z., Rahman, M., Aich, N., Knibbs, L.D., Sly, P., Health consequences of exposure to e-waste: an updated systematic review, 2021, Lancet Planetary Health, (Accepted). Journal Impact Factor: 19.173. (UB)

  2. Masud, A., Zhou, C., Aich, N.,* Emerging Investigator Series: 3D printed graphene-biopolymer aerogel for water contaminant removal: A proof of concept, Environmental Science: Nano, 2021, 8(2), 399-414. DOI: 10.1039/D0EN00953A. Journal Impact Factor: 8.131. (UB) (Cover Article). Featured in Online Media: Around 50 different websites including EurekAlert from American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),,, 

  3. Mehrabi, N., Lin, H., Aich, N.,* Deep Eutectic Solvent Functionalized Graphene Oxide Nanofiltration Membranes with Superior Water Permeance for Highly Efficient Dye Desalination, 2021, Chemical Engineering Journal, 421, 128577. Journal Impact Factor: 13.273.  (UB)

  4. Masud, A.,$ Guardia, M.G.E.,$ Travis, S.C., Jarin, M., Aga, D., Aich, N.,* Redox-active rGO-nZVI nanohybrid-catalyzed chain shortening of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), Journal of Hazardous Materials Letters, 2021, 2, 100007. DOI: 10.1016/j.hazl.2020.100007. Journal Impact Factor: None yet, Journal of Hazardous Materials has an impact factor of 10.588. (UB)

  5. Atmatzidis, K., Alimohammadi, F., Aich, N., Tehrani, R., CFD Modeling and Simulation of Nano-Enhanced Fluid Purification: Removal of Pb(II) by Manganese Oxide in a Dialytic System, ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 50, 32697–32705. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c05069. Journal Impact Factor: 3.512. (UB)

  6. Shin, N., Draphcho, J., Aich, N., Guha, U., Tsai, C.S.J., Quantification and characterization of nanometer-sized particles released from dental composite products using a multimodal approach, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2020, 22, (11), 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-020-05078-0. Journal Impact Factor: 2.253. (UB)

  7. Skinner, A.W., DiBernardo, A.M., Masud, A., Aich, N., Pinto, A.H., Factorial design of experiments for optimization of photocatalytic degradation of tartrazine by zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorods with different aspect ratios, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2020, 8, 104235. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2020.104235. Journal Impact Factor: 5.909. (UB)

  8. Mehrabi, N., Abdul Haq, U.F., Reza, M.T., Aich, N.,* Application of Deep Eutectic Solvent for Conjugation of Magnetic Nanoparticles onto Graphene Oxide for Lead(II) and Methylene Blue Removal, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2020, 8, (5), 104222. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2020.104222. Journal Impact Factor: 5.909. (UB)

  9. Masud, A., Chavez Soria, N.G., Aga, D., Aich, N.,* Adsorption and advanced oxidation of diverse pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) from water using highly efficient rGO-nZVI nanohybrids, Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 2020, 2223-2238. DOI: 10.1039/D0EW00140F. Journal Impact Factor: 4.251. (UB)

  10. Wang, Y., Peris, A., Rifat, M.R., Ahmed, S.I., Aich, N., Nguyen, L.V., Urik, J., Eljarrat, E., Vrana, B., Jantunen, L.M., Diamond, M.L., Measuring exposure of e-waste dismantlers in Dhaka Bangladesh to organophosphate esters and halogenated flame retardants using silicone wristbands and T-shirts, Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 137480. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137480. Journal Impact Factor: 7.963. (UB)

  11. Licata, O., Guha, U., Poplawsky, J., Aich, N.,* Mazumder, B.,* Probing heterogeneity in bovine enamel composition through nanoscale chemical imaging using atom probe tomography, Archives of Oral Biology, 2020, 112, 104682. DOI: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2020.104682. Journal Impact Factor: 2.633. (UB)

  12. Baalousha, M., Wang, J., Nabi, M.M., Loosli, F., Valenca, R, Mohanty, S.K., Afrooz, N., Cantando, E., Aich, N., Stormwater green infrastructures retain high concentrations of TiO2 engineered (nano)-particles, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020, 392, 122335. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.122335. Journal Impact Factor: 10.588. (UB)

  13. Wang, J., Nabi, M.M., Mohanty, S.K., Afrooz, N., Contado, E., Aich, N., Baalousha, M., Detection and quantification of engineered particles in urban runoff, Chemosphere, 2020, 248, 126070. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126070. Journal Impact Factor: 7.086. (UB)

  14. Palchoudhury, S., Aich, N., Zhou, Z., Advances in smart nanomaterials: Environmental perspectives, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2020, 6715765. DOI: 10.1155/2020/6715765 Journal Impact Factor: 2.986. (UB)

  15. Saharia, A., Zhu, Z., Aich, N., Baalousha, M., Atkinson, J.F., Modeling the transport of titanium dioxide nanomaterials from combined sewer overflows in an urban river, Science of The Total Environment, 2019, 696, 133904. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133904. Journal Impact Factor: 7.963. (UB)

  16. Wang, D., Saleh, N., Sun, W., Shen, C., Aich, N., Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M., Zhang, W., Jin, Y., Su, C; Park, C.M., Next-generation multifunctional carbon-metal nanohybrids for energy and environmental applications, Environmental Science & Technology, 2019, 53, 13, 7265-7287. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01453. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UB)

  17. Boutchuen, A., Zimmerman, D., Aich, N., Masud, A., Arabshashi, A., Palchoudhury, S., Increased plant growth with hematite nanoparticle fertilizer drop and determining nanoparticle uptake in plants using multimodal approach, Journal of Nanomaterial, 2019, vol. 2019, Article ID 6890572, 11 pages. DOI: 10.1155/2019/6890572. Journal Impact Factor: 2.986. (UB)

  18. Mohona, T., Gupta, A., Masud, A., Chien, S-C., Lin, L-C., Nalam, P., Aich, N.,* Aggregation behavior of inorganic 2D nanomaterials beyond graphene: Insights from molecular modeling and modified DLVO theory, Environmental Science & Technology, 2019, 53 (8), 4161-4172. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05180. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UB)

  19. Cui, Y., Masud, A., Aich, N., Atkinson, J.D., Phenol and Cr(VI) removal using materials derived from harmful algal bloom biomass: Characterization and performance assessment for a biosorbent, a porous carbon, and Fe/C composites, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2019, 368, 477-486. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.01.075. Journal Impact Factor: 10.588. (UB)

  20. Kellner-Rogers, J.S., Taylor, J. Masud, A., Aich, N., Pinto, A.H., Kinetic and thermodynamic study of methylene blue adsorption on chitosan: Insights about metachromasy occurrence on wastewater remediation, Energy, Ecology & Environment, 2019, (Online). DOI: 10.1007/s40974-019-00116-7. Journal Impact Factor: 1.75. (UB)

  21. Mehrabi, N., Masud, A., Afolabi, M., Hwang, J.W., Calderon Ortiz, G.A., Aich, N.,* Synthesis and characterization of magnetic graphene oxide-nano zero valent iron (GO-nZVI) nanohybrids using biocompatible cross-linkers for contaminant removal, RSC Advances, 2019, 9, 963-973. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA08386J. Journal Impact Factor: 3.361. (UB)

  22. Wang, Q.,$ Masud, A.,$ Aich, N.,* Wu, Y.,* In vitro pulmonary toxicity of reduced graphene oxide-nano zero valent iron nanohybrids and comparison with parent nanomaterial attributes, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, 6 (10), pp 12797-12806. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b02004. Journal Impact Factor: 8.198. (Invited Research Article). (UB)

  23. Wang, D., Jin, Y., Park, C.M., Heo, J., Bai, X., Aich, N., Su, C., Modeling the transport of the ‘new-horizon’ reduced graphene oxide—metal oxide nanohybrids in water-saturated porous media, Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52 (8), 4610-4622. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06488. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UB)

  24. Masud, A., Cui, Y., Atkinson, J.D., Aich, N.,* Shape matters: Cr(VI) removal using iron nanoparticle impregnated 1-D vs 2-D carbon nanohybrids prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2018, 20 (3), pp 64. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-018-4172-z. Journal Impact Factor: 2.253. (UB)

  25. Wang, D., Park, C.M., Masud, A., Aich, N., Su, C., Carboxymethylcellulose mediates the transport of carbon nanotubes-magnetite nanohybrid aggregates in water-saturated porous media, Environmental Science & Technology., 2017, 51 (21), 12405-12415. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04037. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UB)

  26. Enam, F., Mursalat, M., Guha, U., Aich, N., Anik, M. I., Nisha, N.S., Esha, A.A., Khan, M. S., Dental erosion potential of beverages and bottled drinking water in Bangladesh, International Journal of Food Properties, 2017, 20 (11), 2499-2510. DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2016.1242607. Journal Impact Factor: 2.727. (UB)

  27. Saleh, N.B., Milliron, D., Aich, N., Katz, L.E., Liljestrand, H.M., Kirisits, M.J., Importance of doping, dopant distribution, and defects on electronic band structure alteration of metal oxide nanoparticles: Implications for reactive oxygen species, Science of The Total Environment, 2016, 568, 926-932. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.145. Journal Impact Factor: 7.963. (UB)

  28. Aich, N., Boateng, L. K., Sabaraya, I. V., Das, D., Flora, J. R. V., Saleh, N. B., Aggregation kinetics of higher order fullerenes in aquatic systems, Environmental Science & Technology, 2016, 50 (7), 3562–3571. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05447. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UB)

  29. Saleh, N.B., Chambers, B.$, Aich, N.$, Plazas-Tuttle, J., Kirisits, M.J., Mechanistic lessons learned from metallic nanomaterials’ antimicrobial studies: Implications for nano-biofilm interactions, Special Issue for Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015, 6. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00677. Journal Impact Factor: 5.640. (Invited Article). (UT)

  30. Khan, I.A, Afrooz, A.R.M.N., Aich, N., Schierz, P.A., Flora, J.R.V., Ferguson, P.L., Sabo-Attwood, T., Saleh, N.B., Change in chirality of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes can overcome anionic surfactant stabilization: A systematic study of aggregation kinetics, Environmental Chemistry, 2015, 12, (6), 652-661. DOI: 10.1071/EN14176. Journal Impact Factor: 3.09. (UT)

  31. Saleh, N.B., Aich, N., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Lead, J.R., Lowry, G.V., Research strategy to determine when novel nanohybrids pose unique environmental risks, Environmental Science: Nano, 2015, 2, 11-18. DOI: 10.1039/C4EN00104D. Journal Impact Factor: 8.131. (Cover Article). (UT)

  32. Aich, N., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Lead, J.R., Saleh, N.B., A critical review of nanohybrids: synthesis, applications, and environmental implications, Environmental Chemistry, 2014, 11, 609-623. (Cover Article) DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05447. Journal Impact Factor: 3.09. (UT)

  33. Saleh, N.B., Afrooz, A.R.M.N., Bisesi, J.H.Jr., Aich, N., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Sabo-Attwood, T., Emergent properties and toxicological considerations for nanohybrid materials in aquatic systems, Nanomaterials, 2014, 4, (2), 372-407. (Invited and Featured Article in 2014) DOI: 10.3390/nano4020372. Journal Impact Factor: 5.076. (UT)

  34. Aich, N.$, Kim, E.$, El-Batanouny, M., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Yang, J.K., Saleh, N.B., Ziehl, P., Detection of crack formation and stress distribution for carbon fiber reinforced polymer specimens through triboluminescent-based imaging, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2014, 26(8), 913-920. DOI: 10.1177/1045389X14535017. Journal Impact Factor: 2.569. (UT)

  35. Chambers, B.A., Afrooz, A.R.M.N., Bae, S., Aich, N., Katz, L., Saleh, N.B., Kirisits, M.J., Effects of chloride and ionic strength on physical morphology, dissolution, and bacterial toxicity of silver nanoparticles, Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48, 761-769. DOI: 10.1021/es403969x. Journal Impact Factor: 9.028. (UT)

  36. Aich, N, Boateng, L., Flora, J.R.V., Saleh, N.B., Preparation of non-aggregating aqueous fullerenes in highly saline solutions with a biocompatible non-ionic polymer, Nanotechnology, 2013, 24, (39), 395602. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/24/39/395602. Journal Impact Factor: 3.874. (UofSC)

  37. Khan, I.A., Aich, N., Afrooz, A.R.M.N., Flora, J.R.V., Ferguson, P.L., Sabo-Attwood, T., Saleh, N.B., Fractal structures of single-walled carbon nanotubes in biologically relevant conditions: Role of chirality vs. media conditions, Chemosphere, 2013, 93, (9), 1997-2003. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.019. Journal Impact Factor: 7.086. (UofSC)

  38. Aich, N., Apalla, A., Saleh, N.B., Ziehl, P., Triboluminescence for distributed damage assessment in cement based materials, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2013, 24, (14), 1714-1721. DOI: 10.1177/1045389X13484100. Journal Impact Factor: 2.569. (UofSC)

  39. Aich, N., Zohhadi, N., Khan, I.A., Matta, F., Ziehl, P., Saleh, N.B., Applied TEM approach for micro/nanostructural characterization of carbon nanotube reinforced cementitious composites, Journal of Research Updates in Polymer Science, 2012, 1, (1), 14-23. Journal Impact Factor: Not Found. (UofSC)

  40. Aich, N., Flora, J.R.V., Saleh, N.B., Preparation and characterization of stable aqueous higher order fullerenes, Nanotechnology, 2012, 23, (5), 1-7. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/23/5/055705. Journal Impact Factor: 3.874. (UofSC)

Book Chapters

  1. Aich, N.,* Kordas, K., Ahmed, I., Sabo-Attwood, T., The Hidden Risks of E-Waste: Perspectives from Environmental Engineering, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, and Human–Computer Interaction, in Transforming Global Health: Interdisciplinary Challenges, Perspectives, and Strategies, Ram, P.K., Korydon, S., (Eds.), Springer, Cham, 2020; pp: 161-178. ISBN: 978-3-030-32112-3. (UB)

  2. Aich, N.,* Su, C-M., Kim, I., Masud, A., Application of Nano Zero Valent Iron (nZVI) for Water Treatment and Soil Remediation: Emerging Nanohybrid Approach and Environmental Implications, in Iron Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Treatment, Litter, M., Quici, N., Meichtry, M. (Eds.), Pan Stanford Publishing, 2018; pp: 53-75. ISBN: 9781351334792. (UB)

  3. Aich, N.,* Masud, A., Sabo-Attwood, T., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Saleh, N.B.,^ Dimensional variations in nanohybrids: Property alterations, applications, and considerations for toxicological implications, in Anisotropic and Shape-Selective Nanomaterials: Structure-Property Relationships, Murph, S.H., Larsen, G., Coopersmith, K.J. (Eds.), Springer International, 2017; pp: 271-291. ISBN: 978-3-319-59662-4. (UB)

  4. Saleh, N.B.,^ Afrooz, A.R.M.N., Aich, N., Plazas-Tuttle, J., Aggregation kinetics and fractal dimensions of nanomaterials in environmental systems, in Engineered Nanoparticles and the Environment: Biophysicochemical Processes and Biotoxicity, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2016; pp: 139-159. ISBN: 978-1-119-27582-4. (UT)

  5. Aich, N., Saleh, N.B.,^ and Plazas-Tutle, J., Fullerenes, higher fullerenes, and their hybrids: Synthesis, characterization, and environmental considerations, in Carbon Nanomaterials for Advanced Energy Systems, Lu, W., Baek, J-B., Dai, L., John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2015; pp: 1-45. ISBN: 978-1-118-58078-3. (UT)

  6. Zohhadi, N.; Aich, N.; Matta, F.; Saleh, N.B.;^ Ziehl, P., Graphene Nanoreinforcement for Cement Composites, in Nanotechnology in Construction, Sobolev, K. and Shah, S.P. (Eds.), Springer New York: 2015; pp 265-270. ISBN: 978-3-319-17088-6. (UT)

  7. Saleh, N.B.;^ Lead, J.R.; Aich, N.; Das, D.; Khan, I.A., Environmental Interactions of Geo-and Bio-Macromolecules with Nanomaterials, in Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology-From Surface Analysis to Applications, Knecht, M., Walsh, T (Eds.), Springer New York: 2014; pp: 257-290. ISBN: 978-1-4614-9446-1. (UT)

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