Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Non-equilibrium hybrid organic plasma processing for superhydrophobic PTFE surface towards potential bio-interface applications 2019
2019 Novel magneto-plasma processing for enhanced modification of electrospun biomaterials 2019
2019 Tunable light emission using crystalline carbon dots 2019
2019 Vimentin intermediate filament assembly regulates fibroblast invasion in fibrogenic lung injury 2019
2019 Nonlinear optical limiting and dual beam mode matched thermal lensing of nano fluids containing green synthesized copper nanoparticles 2019
2019 Fiber length and concentration: Synergistic effect on mechanical and cellular response in wet-laid poly(lactic acid) fibrous scaffolds 2019
2019 New Magneto-Fluorescent Hybrid Polymer Nanogel for Theranostic Applications 2019
2019 Eco-friendly thermal insulation material from cellulose nanofibre 2019
2019 Green Synthesized Plasmonic Silver Systems for Potential Non-Linear Optical Applications: Optical Limiting and Dual Beam Mode Matched Thermal Lensing 2019
2019 Nanocellulose based functional materials for supercapacitor applications 2019
2018 A combined compression molding, heating, and leaching process for fabrication of micro-porous poly(ε-caprolactone) scaffolds 2018
2018 Characterization of discontinuous carbon fiber liquid molded PA-6 composites via strategic placement of additional reinforcements 2018
2018 Hemopressin-Based pH-Sensitive Hydrogel: A Potential Bioactive Platform for Drug Delivery 2018
2018 Atmospheric pressure plasma jet: A facile method to modify the intimal surface of polymeric tubular conduits 2018
2018 Optical characterization and Judd-Ofelt analysis of Pr3+ ions in sol-gel derived zirconia/polyethylene glycol composite 2018
2018 Morphology dependent nonlinear optical and photocatalytic activity of anisotropic plasmonic silver 2018
2017 Portable perfusion phantom for quantitative DCE-MRI of the abdomen 2017
2017 Insight into oral biofilm: Primary, secondary and residual caries and phyto-challenged solutions 2017
2017 Biphasic organo-bioceramic fibrous composite as a biomimetic extracellular matrix for bone tissue regeneration 2017
2017 Optical analysis of samarium doped sodium bismuth silicate glass 2017
2016 Nanofiber and stem cell enabled biomimetic systems and regenerative medicine 2016
2016 Spectral and Lensing Characteristics of Gel-Derived Strontium Tartrate Single Crystals Using Dual-Beam Thermal Lens Technique 2016
2016 Spectral and Non Radiative Decay Studies of Lead Di Bromide Single Crystals by Mode Matched Thermal Lens Technique 2016
2016 Wet-laid soy fiber reinforced hydrogel scaffold: Fabrication, mechano-morphological and cell studies 2016
2016 Dimensionally stable and bioactive membrane for guided bone regeneration: An in vitro study 2016
2016 Lab-on-a-brane: Nanofibrous polymer membranes to recreate organ-capillary interfaces 2016
2016 Evidence for enhanced optical properties through plasmon resonance energy transfer in silver silica nanocomposites 2016
2016 Function annotation of peptides generated from the non-coding regions of D. melanogaster genome. 2016
2016 Judd-Ofelt analysis of Pr3+ ions in Sr1.5Ca0.5SiO4 and Sr0.5Ca0.5TiO3 host matrices 2016
2015 Membranes for periodontal regeneration - a materials perspective 2015
2015 Fibro-porous poliglecaprone/polycaprolactone conduits: Synergistic effect of composition and in vitro degradation on mechanical properties 2015
2015 Biohybrid fibro-porous vascular scaffolds: Effect of crosslinking on properties 2015
2015 Fluorescence studies of Dy3+ ions in silica sol gel 2015
2015 In vitro degradation and cell attachment studies of a new electrospun polymeric tubular graft. 2015
2014 Spatially controlled fabrication of a bright fluorescent nanodiamond-array with enhanced far-red Si-V luminescence 2014
2014 Plasmonic and Energy Studies of Ag Nanoparticles in Silica-Titania Hosts 2014
2013 Electrospun polycaprolactone/polyglyconate blends: Miscibility, mechanical behavior, and degradation 2013
2013 Synthesis and evaluation of carboxy-terminated poly(trimethylene propane trifumarate)-poly(ethylene glycol) as a biodegradable mucoadhesive resin 2013
2013 Sol-gel synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of chromium in sol gel silica 2013
2013 Nanofiber scaffold gradients for interfacial tissue engineering 2013
2013 Direct sol-gel electrospinning of fibrous bioglass scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 2013
2013 Nanostructured diamond coatings for orthopaedic applications 2013
2012 Carbon nanofiber reinforced polycaprolactone fibrous meshes by electrostatic co-spinning 2012
2012 Recent advances in the development of GTR/GBR membranes for periodontal regeneration - A materials perspective 2012
2012 In vitro studies on the effect of particle size on macrophage responses to nanodiamond wear debris 2012
2011 Nanocomposite scaffolds based on electrospun polycaprolactone/modified CNF/nanohydroxyapatite by electrophoretic deposition 2011
2011 Biodegradable polyurethanes: Comparative study of electrospun scaffolds and films 2011
2011 Electrospinning of Biosyn®-based tubular conduits: Structural, morphological, and mechanical characterizations 2011
2011 Engineering an antiplatelet adhesion layer on an electrospun scaffold using porcine endothelial progenitor cells 2011
2011 Mesenchymal stem cell responses to bone-mimetic electrospun matrices composed of polycaprolactone, collagen I and nanoparticulate hydroxyapatite 2011
2011 A novel spatially designed and functionally graded electrospun membrane for periodontal regeneration 2011
2010 Acellular dermal matrix graft: Synergistic effect of rehydration and natural crosslinking on mechanical properties 2010
2010 An in vitro regenerated functional human endothelium on a nanofibrous electrospun scaffold 2010
2010 Aligned bioactive multi-component nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 2010
2010 Bioactive multi-component nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 2010
2010 Effect of silver nanoparticles on the dielectric properties of holmium doped silica glass 2010
2010 Two ply tubular scaffolds comprised of proteins/poliglecaprone/ polycaprolactone fibers 2010
2009 A biomimetic tubular scaffold with spatially designed nanofibers of Protein/PDS® bio-blends 2009
2009 Electrospinning of novel biodegradable poly(ester urethane)s and poly(ester urethane urea)s for soft tissue-engineering applications 2009
2009 Freeze-dried acellular dermal matrix graft: Effects of rehydration on physical, chemical, and mechanical properties 2009
2009 Nanomechanical properties of electrospun composite scaffolds based on polycaprolactone and hydroxyapatite 2009
2009 Thermal and structural analysis of the crystallization dynamics of metallic glass - Fe40Ni38B18Mo4 2009
2009 Fabrication and characterization of aligned nanofibrous PLGA/Collagen blends as bone tissue scaffolds 2009
2009 Cell interactions with biomaterials gradients and arrays 2009
2009 A new generation of high flex life polyurethane urea for polymer heart valve - Studies on in vivo biocompatibility and biodurability 2009
2009 A novel method of detecting malaria using microwaves 2009
2009 In Vitro biodegradation of designed tubular scaffolds of electrospun protein/polyglyconate blend fibers 2009
2009 Aligned PLGA/HA nanofibrous nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 2009
2008 Hydroxyapatite nanoparticle loaded collagen fiber composites: Microarchitecture and nanoindentation study 2008
2008 Biomechanical studies on aliphatic physically crosslinked poly(urethane urea) for blood contact applications 2008
2008 PMSE 347-PDS/NanoHA biocomposite nanofibers by electrospinning: Structure-property relationship 2008
2007 Functionally graded electrospun scaffolds with tunable mechanical properties for vascular tissue regeneration 2007
2007 PLGA/collagen/HA nanofibrous scaffold for bone tissue engineering 2007
2007 Morphology and mechanical properties of Nylon 6/MWNT nanofibers 2007
2007 Nanostructured biocomposite scaffolds based on collagen coelectrospun with nanohydroxyapatite 2007
2006 Mechano-morphological studies of aligned nanofibrous scaffolds of polycaprolactone fabricated by electrospinning 2006
2006 Nanostructured biomaterials for regenerative medicine 2006
2006 Structural and optical characterization of Eu3+/CdSe nanocrystal containing silica glass 2006
2006 Aligned carbon nanotube/nylon-6 nanocomposites 2006
2006 Electrospun polycaprolactone/carbon nanofiber composites for bone tissue scaffolds 2006
2006 PCL/HA Nanocomposite fibers by electrospinning: structure-property relationship 2006
2006 Effect of surface oxides and intermetallics on nanostructured diamond coating of nitinol 2006
2006 Electrospun bioactive nanocomposite scaffolds of polycaprolactone and nanohydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineering 2006
2005 Upconversion fluorescence in Sm3+ -doped zinc phosphate glassy matrix 2005
2005 Nanoindentation on porous bioceramic scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 2005
2005 Studies on the growth and optical characterization of dysprosium praseodymium oxalate single crystals 2005
2005 Multifunctional tissue scaffolds based on electrospun nanofibers 2005
2005 Radiative parameters of Eu3+ ions in CdSe nanocrystal containing silica matrices 2005
2005 Structural evolution and pluorescence properties of Dy3+: Silica matrix 2005
2004 Optical characterization of Eu3+ ions in CdSe nanocrystal containing silica glass 2004
2004 Standard and modified Judd-Ofelt analysis of Pr3+ ions in phosphate and sol-gel silica glasses 2004
2004 Energy transfer in Sm3+:Eu3+ system in zinc sodium phosphate glasses 2004
2004 Studies on the growth and optical characterization of dysprosium gadolinium oxalate single crystals 2004
2003 Application of a modified Judd-Ofelt theory to Pr3+ doped phosphate glasses and the evaluation of radiative properties 2003
2003 Sensitized fluorescence of Ce3+/Mn2+ system in phosphate glass 2003
2003 Spectroscopic characterization of chromium in sol-gel derived silica 2003
2003 Fluorescence enhancement from Eu3+ ions in CdSe nanocrystal containing silica matrix hosts 2003
2003 NIR to UV absorption spectra and the optical constants of phthalocyanines in glassy medium 2003
2002 Energy transfer in Rh 6G:Rh B system in PMMA matrix under cw laser excitation 2002
2002 Optical properties of porphyrins in borate glassy matrix 2002
2002 Spectroscopic studies of Cu2+ ions in sol-gel derived silica matrix 2002
2002 The effect of virtual cross linking on the oxidative stability and lipid uptake of aliphatic poly(urethane urea) 2002
2001 Polypropylene fumarate/phloroglucinol triglycidyl methacrylate blend for use as partially biodegradable orthopaedic cement 2001
2001 In vitro studies on the effect of physical cross-linking on the biological performance of aliphatic poly(urethane urea) for blood contact applications 2001
2001 Studies on the effect of virtual crosslinking on the hydrolytic stability of novel aliphatic polyurethane ureas for blood contact applications 2001
2001 Studies on polyurethane potting compound based on HDI-TMP adduct for fabrication of haemodialyzer 2001
2000 Studies on poly(propylene fumarate-co-ethylene glycol) based bone cement 2000
2000 Studies on polyurethane potting compound based on isocyanurate of aliphatic diisocyanate for fabrication of a haemodialyser 2000
2000 Diethylene glycol acrylate-n-vinyl pyrrolidone copolymer resins for bone cement applications 2000
2000 Synthesis of hydrolytically stable low elastic modulus polyurethane-urea for biomedical applications 2000
1999 Poly(propylene fumarate)/n-vinyl pyrrolidone copolymer-based bone cement: setting and in-vitro biodegradation 1999
1998 A tensile stage to study thin polymer films in an environmental scanning electron microscope 1998
1997 Mechanical behavior of polyester nonwoven composite films 1997
1996 Fracture and mechanical characterization of scrim reinforced nonwoven composite fabrics 1996
1996 Mechanical behavior of polyester nonwoven composite films 1996
1995 Measuring the viscoelastic properties of an ethylene4‐tetrafluoroethylene copolymer at ultrasonic frequncies 1995
1994 A rheometer to measure the viscoelastic properties of polymer melts at ultrasonic frequencies 1994
1993 A single quartz crystal to measure dynamic elastic moduli at several ultrasonic frequencies 1993

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Nanodiamonds as ‘magic bullets’ for prostate cancer tharanostics 2018
2018 Fibro-Porous Composite Nano-Biomaterials for Enhanced Bio-Integration 2018
2018 Novel Biomimetic Microphysiological Systems for Tissue Regeneration and Disease Modeling.  87-113. 2018
2016 Ceramic Coatings in Load-Bearing Articulating Joint Implants.  315-347. 2016
2016 Ceramic Coatings in Load-Bearing Articulating Joint Implants 2016
2014 Bio-Hybrid 3D Tubular Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering: A Materials Perspective 2014
2013 Nanostructured Diamond for Orthopaedic Implants 2013
2012 Biodegradable polymeric nano-biomaterials for cancer therapeutic applications.  445-474. 2012
2012 Functionally-Graded Biomimetic Vascular Grafts for Enhanced Tissue Regeneration and Bio-integration.  235-273. 2012
2012 Functionally Graded and Cell-integrated Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering 2012
2012 Spatially Designed Nanofibrous Membranes for Periodontal Tissue Regeneration 2012

Teaching Activities

  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE408 - Nanobiomaterials (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE508 - Nanobiomaterials (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE430 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE530 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE628 - Thermal Charact (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE728 - Thermal Charact (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE280 - Engineering Materials (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE430 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE530 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PH793 - Scientific Communications I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE408 - Nanomaterials (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE508 - Nanomaterials (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE430 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE530 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PH794 - Scientific Communications II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE690 - Special Topics In (Area) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE791 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE791 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE430 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE530 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE731 - Polymer Structures/Morphology (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE430 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE430L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE530 - Polymeric Materials (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE530L - Polymeric Materials Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE408 - Nanomaterials (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE508 - Nanomaterials (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • PH798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • Full Name

  • Vinoy Thomas