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40. Dobosz, K.M., Kuo-LeBlac, C.A., Martin, T.J., Schiffman, J.D.* (2017) “Ultrafiltration membranes enhanced with electrospun nanofibers exhibit improved flux and fouling resistance” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00631 link.
39. Meng, X., Perry, S.L.*, Schiffman, J.D.* (2017) "Complex coacervation: Chemically stable fibers electrospun from aqueous polyelectrolyte solutions” ACS Macro Letters. 6, 505–511. DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00173 link.

38. Kolewe, K.W., Dobosz, K.M., Rieger, K.A., Chang, C-C, Emrick, T., Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) "Antifouling electrospun nanofiber mats functionalized with polymer zwitterions" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 8(41), 27585–27593. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b09839 link.

‡ These authors contributed equally.

37. Sui, S., Wang, Y., Kolewe, K.W., Srajer, V., Henning, R., Schiffman, J.D., Dimitrakopoulos, C., Perry, S.L. (2016) “Graphene-based microfluidics for serial crystallography” Lab on a Chip. 16, 3082-3096. DOI: 10.1039/C6LC00451B link.

Invited Full Article to Special Issue “2016 Lab on a Chip Emerging Investigators”

Highlighted in Chemistry World and the 2016 Annual Report for Advanced Photon Source

36. Rieger, K.A., Porter, M., Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) “Polyelectrolyte-functionalized nanofiber mats control the collection and inactivation of Escherichia coliMaterials. 9, 297. DOI:10.3390/ma9040297 link.

Invited Full Article to Special Issue on “Electrospun Materials”

35. Jafferji, H., Sakulich, A.R.*, Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) “Preliminary study on mitigating steel reinforcement corrosion with bioactive agent” Cement and Concrete Composites. 69, 9–17. DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2016.02.011 link.
34. Rieger, K.A., Thyagarajan, R., Hoen M., Ford, D., Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) “Transport of microorganisms into cellulose nanofiber mats” RSC Advances. 6, 24438-24445. DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01394E link. 

33. Rieger, K.A., Cho, H.J., Yeung, H., Fan, W, Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) “Antimicrobial activity of silver ion exchanged zeolites immobilized on cellulose nanofibers” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 8(5), 3032-3040. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b10130 link.

‡ These authors contributed equally.

32. Chang, C-C., Kolewe, K.W., Li, Y., Kosif, I., Freeman, B.D., Carter, K., Schiffman, J.D.*, Emrick, T.,* (2016) “Simultaneous deposition of zwitterionic polymer and polydopamine for hydrophilic and underwater superoleophobic surfaces” Advanced Materials Interfaces. 1500521, 1-9. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500521 link.
31. Rieger, K.A., Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D.* (2016) “Electrospinning chitosan/poly(ethylene oxide) solutions with immiscible oils: Correlating solution rheology to nanofiber formation” Carbohydrate Polymers. 139, 131–138. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.11.073 link.
30. Li, Y., John, J., Kolewe, K.W., Schiffman, J.D., Carter, K.R. (2015) "Scaling up nature: Large area flexible biomimetic surfaces" ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7(42), 23439–23444. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b04957 link.

29. Kolewe, K.W., Peyton, S.R., Schiffman, J.D.* (2015) “Fewer bacteria adhere to softer hydrogels” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7(35), 19562–19569. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b04269 link.

28. Jansen, L.E., Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D., Crosby, A.J., Peyton, S.R. (2015) “Mechanics of intact bone marrow” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 50, 299–307. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.06.023 link.
27. Birch, N.P., Barney, L.E., Pandres, E., Peyton, S.R., Schiffman, J.D.* (2015) "Thermal-responsive behavior of a cell compatible chitosan:pectin hydrogel" Biomacromolecules 16(6), 1837–1843. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b00425 link

26. Dobosz, K.M.‡, Kolewe, K.W., Schiffman, J.D.* (2015) “Green materials science and engineering reduces biofouling: Approaches for medical and membrane-based technologies” Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:86. DOI: 103389/fmicb.2015.00196 link.

‡ These authors contributed equally.

25. Rieger, K.A., Eagan, N.E., Schiffman, J.D.* (2015) "Encapsulation of Cinnamaldehyde into Nanostructured Chitosan Films" Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 132, 41739. link.
24. Rieger, K.A., Schiffman, J.D.* (2014) "Electrospinning an essential oil: Cinnamaldehyde enhances the antimicrobial efficacy of chitosan/poly(ethylene oxide) nanofibers" Carbohydrate Polymers. 113(1) 561-568. link.
23. Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D.* (2014) "Characterization of self-assembled polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles formed from chitosan and pectin" Langmuir. 30(12) 3441-3447. link.
22. Rieger, K.A., Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D.* (2013) "Designing electrospun nanofiber mats to promote wound healing – A review" Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 1(36) 4531-4541. link.
  21. Brenner, E.K., Schiffman, J.D., Toth, L.J., Szewczyk, J.C., Schauer, C.L. (2013) "Phosphate salts facilitate the electrospinning of hyaluronic acid fiber mats" Journal of Materials Science. 48(22) 7805-7811. link.

20. Schiffman, J.D.Kiechel, M.A., Donius, A.E., Wegst, U.G., Schauer, C.L. (2013) "Crosslinked poly(allylamine) fibers electrospun from basic and acidic solutions" Journal of Materials Science. 48(22) 7856-7862. link. 

‡ These authors contributed equally.

19. Hoover, L.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2013) "Nanofibers in thin-film composite membrane support layers: Enabling expanded application of forward and pressure retarded osmosis" Desalination. 308, 73-81. link.
  18. Engel, Y., Schiffman, J.D.*, Goddard, J.D., Rotello, V.M.* (2012) "Nanomanufacturing of biomaterials" Materials Today. 15(11) 80-87. link.
17. Zodrow, K.R., Schiffman, J.D.*, Elimelech, M. (2012) "Biodegradable polymer (PLGA) coatings featuring cinnamaldehyde and carvacrol mitigate biofilm formation" Langmuir. 28(39) 13993–13999. link.
  16. Brenner, E.K., Schiffman, J.D., Thomson, E.S., Toth, L.J., Schauer, C.L. (2012) "Electrospinning of hyaluronic acid nanofibers from aqueous ammonium solutions." Carbohydrate Polymers. 87(1) 926-929. link.
15. Schiffman, J.D.*, Wang, Y., Giannelis, E.P., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Biocidal activity of plasma modified electrospun polysulfone mats functionalized with polyethyleneimine-capped silver nanoparticles." Langmuir. 27(21) 13159-13164. link.
14. Schiffman, J.D.*, Elimelech, M. (2011) "Antibacterial activity of electrospun polymer mats with incorporated narrow diameter single-walled carbon nanotubes." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 3(2) 462-468. link.
  13. Schiffman, J.D., Blackford, A.C., Wegst, U.G.K., Schauer, C.L. (2011) "Carbon black immobilized in electrospun chitosan membranes." Carbohydrate Polymers. 84(4) 1252-1257. link.
12. Vecitis, C.D., Schnoor, M., Rahaman, M.S., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M., (2011) "Electrochemical multiwalled carbon nanotube filter for viral and bacterial removal and inactivation." Environmental Science & Technology. 45 (8) 3672–3679. link.
11. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Hoover, L.A., Kim, Y.C., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Thin-film composite pressure retarded osmosis membranes for sustainable power generation from salinity gradients."Environmental Science & Technology. 45(10) 4360–4369. link.
10. Tiraferri, A., Yip, N.Y., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2011) "Relating performance of thin-film composite forward osmosis membranes to support layer structure and formation." Journal of Membrane Science. 367, 340-352. link. In Top 25 Most-Cited Articles of 2010 & 2011
9. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M. (2010) "High performance thin-film composite membrane for forward osmosis desalination." Environmental Science & Technology. 44(10) 3812-3818. link.
  8. Schiffman, J.D., Stulga, L.A., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Crystalization of chitin and chitosan: Transformations due to the electrospinning process." Polymer Engineering and Science." 49(10) 1918-1928. link.
7. Binetti, V.E., Schiffman, J.D., Leafer, O.D., Spanier, J.E., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Piezoelectric response of the Greta oto wing." Integrative Biology. 1(3) 324-329. link.
6. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2009) "Solid state characterization of α-chitin from Vanessa cardui Linnaeus wings." Materials Science and Engineering, C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems. 29(4) 1370-1374. link.
5. Laudenslager, M.L., Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2008) "Carboxymethyl chitosan as a matrix material for platinum, gold, and silver nanoparticles." Biomacromolecules. 9(10) 2682-2685. link.
4. Garipcan, B., Winters, J., Atchison, J.S., Cathell, M., Schiffman, J.D., Leaffer, O.D., Nonnenmann, S.S., Schauer, C.L., Pikin, E., Nabet, B., Spanier, J.E. (2008) "Controllable formation of nano-scale patterns on TiO2 by conductive-AFM nanolithography."Langmuir. 24(16) 8944-8949. link.
  3. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2008) "A review: Electrospinning of biopolymer nanofibers and their applications." Polymer Reviews. 48(2) 317-352. link.
2. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2007) "One-step electrospinning of cross-linked chitosan nanofibers." Biomacromolecules. 8(9) 2665-2667. link.
1. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L. (2007) "Cross-linking chitosan nanofibers." Biomacromolecules. 8(2) 594-601. link. In Top 20 Most-Accessed Articles of 2007
  5. Schiffman, J.D., Klier, J., Champagne, V.K., “Reactive particles for coating applications.” Patent Application 62/482,824 filed on April 7, 2017.
  4. Perry, S.L, Schiffman, J.D., Meng, X., “Polymer nanofibers from electrospinning of complex coacervates, and compositions and methods thereof” Patent Application filed on October 11, 2016.
  3. Schiffman, J.D., Rieger, K.A.,“Essential oils or volatile organics thereof electrospun in chitosan nanofiber mats.” Patent WO/2015/054377. link.
  2. Yip, N.Y., Tiraferri, A., Phillip, W.A., Schiffman, J.D., Elimelech, M., "High performance thin-film composite membrane for forward osmosis desalination." US Patent 2011/069060. link.
  1. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., "Fibrous mats containing chitosan nanofibers." US Patent 2010/0216211. link.
Book Chapters
  4. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., “Biopolymer nanofibers: Electrospinning.” in Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials. Munmaya Mishra (Ed) Taylor & Francis Group. (2014) ISBN 1439898790. Invited
  3. Dubin, P.L., Schiffman, J.D., Zheng, B., "Polycation-tethered micelles as immobilized detergents for NAPL remediation", Novel Solutions to Water Pollution, ACS Symposium Series, Vol.3, Chapter 7, (2013) pp 97–109. ISBN13: 9780841227545. link .
  2. Schiffman, J.D., Schauer, C.L., "Permeability studies of chitosan and chitin nanofibrous meshes", in Nanofibers: Fabrication, performance, and applications, W.N. Chang (Ed) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, (2009) ISBN 978-1-60741-947-1.
  1. McIlwee, H.A., Schiffman, J.D., Cathell, M.D., Schauer, C.L., "Deposition of chitosan: Electrospinning and thin films," in Current research and developments on chitin and chitosan in biomaterial science. R. Jayakumar and M. Prabaharan (Eds) Research Signpost, Kerala (2008) pp. 81-122.