NanoSciTech Publications

Selected Courses:

1. BioE 205: BioEngineering Thermodynamics

2. BioE 405: Principles of Atomic and Molecular Nanotechnology

3. BioE 505: NanoBioTechnology

Selected Publications:

Large-Scale Production/Biosynthesis of Biogenic Nanoparticles
In "Biogenic Nano-Particles and their Use in Agro-ecosystems" Chapter 5: pp.67-83, Springer, 2020.
Phase Transitions in Small/Nano Systems
Ch. 1, Adv. in Phytonanotechnology, Academic Press, June 2019
A novel approach to predict drugs solubility in supercritical solvents for RESS process
J. Molecular Liquids, Volume 261, Pages 174-188, 2018
An Introduction to Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Ch. 1, Pages 1-20, Nanoscience and Plant-Soil Systems, Springer Soil Biology Series Vol. 48, 2017
Reliability for drug targeting in cancer treatment through nanotechnology (A Stochastic differential equation-based flexible model)
Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 2(4): 144-148(ISSN: 2397-6527), 2016.
Reliability for drug targeting in cancer treatment through nanotechnology (A psychometrics approach)
Int'l J Med Nano Res, 1:1, 5pp (ISSN: 2378-3664), 2014.
CONFINED FLUIDS: Structure, Properties and Phase Behavior (A Review Paper)
Advancs in Chemical Physics, Volume 156, Ch. 5, PP.197-294, 2014.
Nanotechnology Building Blocks for Intervention with Alzheimer's Disease Pathology: Implications in Disease Modifying Strategies
J Bioanal. & Biomed., Vol.6, Issue 2, 6:009-014. doi: 10.4172/1948-593X.1000101, 2014
Int'l J. Theor. Phys., Group Theory & Nonlinear Optics, Vol.17, No.2, pp.101-119, 2013.
Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Sylibum Marianum Seed Exytact
Int'l J. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Vol.9, No.9, pp.221-226, 2013.
Cancer Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics through the Folate-Conjugated Nanoparticles
J. Bioanalysis & Biomedicine, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 61-64, 2013. doi: 10.4172/1948-593X.1000080.
In vivo General Trends, Filtration and Toxicity of Nanoparticles
J. Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 100013, 21 pages, 2013
(Conference Award-Winning Paper)
Diamondoids - The Molecular Lego of Biomedicine, Materials Science and Nanotechnology
J. Bioanalysis & Biomedicine, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp.1-3, 2013.
Utilizing the folate receptor for active targeting of cancer nanotherapeutics
Nano Reviews, Volume 3, 18496, 2012
Synthesis of Nanoparticles by Fungi
U.S. Patent#US 8,394,421 B2,
Diamondoid Molecules with Applications in Biomedicine, Materials Science, Nanotechnology & Petroleum Science. World Sci Pub Co, Hackensack, NJ, 2012.
Nanostructured Titanium Dioxide Materials (Properties, Preparation and Applications). World Sci Pub Co, Hackensack, NJ, 2011.
Lateral Pressure Tensor of Confined Fluids in Nanoslit Pores
Micro and Nano Systems, Vol. 3, pp. 311-218, 2011.
Nanotechnology for Alzheimer's disease detection and treatment (Invited paper)
Nanotechnology Sec. / Insciences J. 2011, 1(4), 169-193;doi:10.5640/insc.0104169
Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Fungus Trichoderma Reesei (A Route for Large-Scale Production of AgNPs) (Invited Paper)
Nanotechnology Sec. / Insciences J. 2011, 1(1), 65-79;doi:10.5640/insc.010165;
Diamondoid molecules behavior prediction by ab initio methods
Physics Express, Vol. 1(2),67-88, 2011.
Attractive energy contribution to nanoconfined fluids behavior: the normal pressure tensor
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Volume 10, Number 4, 899-906, DOI: 10.1007/s10404-010-0723-z, 2011.
Cancerous Cells Targeting and Destruction Using Folate Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles
Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Vol. 4(1) 6-12, 2010.
Prospects for Cancer Nanotechnology Treatment by Azurin
Dynamic Biochemistry, Process Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Vol. 4(1) 48-66, 2010.
A Comparative Study of Two Folate-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles for Cancer Nanotechnology Applications
Cancers 2010, 2(4), 1911-1928; doi:10.3390/cancers2041911
Cancer Nanotechnology Treatment through Folate Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles (Invited paper)
Proceedings of The Second World Congress on Cancer 2010 (WCC-2010)
Structural and optical characterization of folate-conjugated gold-nanoparticles
Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 42(5), pp. 1272-1280, 2010.
Self-Assembly of Diamondoid Molecules and Derivatives (MD Simulations and DFT Calculations)
Int'l J Molecular Sciences, 11(1): pp. 288-303, 2010; doi:10.3390/ijms11010288.
Behavior of confined fluids in nanoslit pores: the normal pressure tensor
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 8(1): pp.97-104,January 2010; DOI: 10.1007/s10404-009-0449-y.
The role of molecular interactions in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease: could nanotechnology put a stop to it?
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 29: S273-S287, 2009.
Screening for Alzheimer's Pathology Through Nanobiosensors
Pathology-Journal of the RCPA, Vol. 41, p. 78, Issue: General Poster Display
Folate-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles (Synthesis, characterization and design for cancer cells nanotechnology-based targeting)
Internatonal J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 5, Number 1, pp.25-34, December 2009.
Gold Nanoparticles Conjugated with Folic Acid using Mercaptohexanol as the Linker
Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI), 1: 13-23, 2009.
Opto-electronic properties of adamantane and hydrogen-terminated sila- and germa-adamantane: A comparative study
Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 41(7), pp. 1151-1156, June 2009; doi:10.1016/j.physe.2008.12.021.
Structure and Opto-Electronic Behavior of Diamondoids, with Applications as MEMS and at the Nanoscale Level
Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Elwood D. Carlson (Ed.), Nova Sci Publ's, Hauppauge, NY, Vol.1: pp.527-545, 2009.
Int'l J of Nanoscience, 7(4-5): pp. 245-253, 2008; DOI: 10.1142/S0219581X08005365.
Nanotechnology Solutions for Alzheimer's Disease: (Advances in research tools, diagnostic methods and therapeutic agents)
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 13(2): pp. 199-223, 2008.
Environmental Applications of Nanotechnology
Annual Review of Nano Research, Vol.2, Chapter 2, 2008.
Quantum Conductance and Electronic Properties of Lower Diamondoids and their Derivatives
Int'l J of Nanoscience, 7(1), pp. 63 - 72 (February) 2008,
Volumetric Dependence of Interatomic Distance in Dense Nanosystems: A Theoretical and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 5(4): 639-646, 2008.
Nanotechnology in cancer prevention, detection and treatment: bright future lies ahead
World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WRSTSD), 4(2/3):226-257, 2007
Diamondoid Molecules
in Advances in Chemical Physics, 136, pp. 207-258, 2007..
Symmetry Property of Fullerenes
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 4(6): 1202-1205, 2007.
First-principles simulation of the interaction between adamantane and an atomic-force microscope tip
PHYSICAL REVIEW B 75, 035413 (2007).
Formation and Stability Conditions of DNA-Dendrimer Nano-Clusters
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 4(3):521-528(8), 2007.
Diamondoids-DNA Nanoarchitecture: From Nanomodules Design to Self-Assembly
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 4(1):96-106, 2007.
Diamondoids as Molecular Building Blocks for Nanotechnology, in "Molecular Building Blocks for Nanotechnology: From Diamondoids to Nanoscale Materials and Applications, (Springer, New York), Topics in Applied Physics 109, 44-71 (2007).
Molecular Building Blocks for Nanotechnology: From Diamondoids to Nanoscale Materials and Applications (Springer, New York), Topics in Applied Physics 109, 2007.
Principles of Generating Motion in Nanoscale
Proceedings of the First International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18th to 20th December 2006.
DNA-Diamondoids Nanotechnology
Proceedings of the First International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 18th to 20th December 2006.
An Analytic Model for Nano Confined Fluids Phase-Transition: Applications for Confined Fluids in Nanotube and Nanoslit
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 3(1):134-141, 2006.
Jurnal Reaktor, 10(1), 45-52, Juni 2006.
Why Nanosystems and Macroscopic Systems Behave Differently
Int'l J. Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 1(1): 46-53, 2006..
DNA-dendrimer nano-cluster electrostatics prediction with the non-linear Poission-Boltzman equation
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 2(3):378-384, 2005.
Diamondoids as Molecular Building Blocks for Nanotechnology
Proceedings of the International Congress of Nanotechnology, San Francisco, CA, October 31 - November 4, 2005.
Some mathematical concepts applicable in nanothermodynamics
Int'l J. Pure & Applied Math. Sci., 2(1), 58-61, 2005..
Nanotechnology - An introduction for the standards community
J. ASTM Int'l, 2(6), Paper ID: JAI13110, 21 pages, 2005.
Statistical Mechanical Modeling and its Application to Nanosystems, K. Esfarjani and G. A. Mansoori;
Volume X, Chap. 16, Pages 1-45, in the Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, 2005.
Nanoparticles, in "Fate of environmental pollutants"
Water. Environ. Res., 77(6):2576-2658(83), 2005.
Nonextensivity and Nonintensivity in Nanosystems: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 2(1):138-147, 2005.
Principles of Nanotechnology- Molecular-Based Study of Condensed Matter in Small Systems
World Scientific Pub. Co., 2005.
An application of non-extensive statistical mechanics to nanosystems
J. Comput'l & Theor'l Nanoscience, 1(2):227-229(3), 2004.
Investigation of the temperature and density dependences of the effective pair potential parameters using variational theory
Int'l J. Thermophysics, (1): 187-203, 2004.
Interatomic Potential Models for Nanostructures
Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 4, 231-248, 2004.
Measurement, Simulation and Prediction of Intermolecular Interactions and Structural Characterization of Organic Nanostructures, G. A. Mansoori, L. Assoufid, T.F. George, G. Zhang in Proceed. of Conference on Nanodevices and Systems, Nanotech, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 23-27, 2003.
Nanothermodynamics & Phase Transitions in Nanosystems
The 4th Int'l Conf. Fluids & Thermal Energy Conversion, 27 pages, December 7-11, 2003.
Advances in atomic & molecular nanotechnology.
G.A. Mansoori, (Invited paper), "Nanotechnology: The emerging cutting-edge technology" United Nations Tech Monitor (Special Issue), 53-59, Sep-Oct 2002.
Production of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
A. Eliassi, M.H. Eikani and G.A. Mansoori, Proceed. of the 1ST Conference on Nanotechnology - The next industrial revolution, 2, 160-178, March 2002.
Hill Nanothermodynamics
Proceedings of the 2002 NanoSciTech Workshop, Kashan Univ., 2002.
Organic Nanostructures and their Phase Transitions
G.A. Mansoori, Proceedings of the first Conference on Nanotechnology - The next industrial revolution, 2, 345-358, March 2002.
Measurement of property relationships of nano-structure micelles and coacervates of asphaltene in a pure solvent
Chem. Eng. Science, 56, 6933 -6939, 2001.