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Donglu Shi


  • Postdoctoral : Argonne National Laboratory (Materials Science)
  • PhD: University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Engineering)
  • MS: University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Physics)
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Research Interests

Fundamental electronic structures, photonic behaviors, and magnetic properties of nanomaterials; design and development of nanobiohybrids for novel applications in energy and biomedicine; spectral selective 3D solar harvest and energy generation via bio-inspired transparent thin films; biophotonics for sensing, polymer drug/gene delivery for medical diagnosis and therapeutics; mechanical properties of ceramic nanocomposites in extreme conditions; soft magnetic metallic glasses for electric power applicati...

Peer Reviewed Publications

2024. A total of 300 journal articles including ones in Nature, Nature-Communications, Physical Review Letters, Advanced Materials, and ACS Nano, Google Scholar h-index: 74. The following are recent and representative publications. For the complete publication list, please see the link below. , ,

Anudeep Katepalli, Yuxin Wang, Jou Lin, Anton Harfmann, Mathias Bonmarin, John Krupczak, Donglu Shi 2024. A photothermal solar tunnel via multiple transparent Fe3O4@Cu2-xS thin films for heating utility application Solar Energy, 271 112444,

Zicheng Deng, Wen Gao, Fatemeh Kohram, Enhong Li, Tanya V. Kalin, Donglu Shi, Vladimir V. Kalinichenko 2024. Fluorinated amphiphilic Poly(β-Amino ester) nanoparticle for highly efficient and specific delivery of nucleic acids to the Lung capillary endothelium Bioactive Materials, ,

Anudeep Katepalli, Yuxin Wang, Donglu Shi 2023. Solar harvesting through multiple semi-transparent cadmium telluride solar panels for collective energy generation Solar Energy , ,

Fatemeh Kohram, Zicheng Deng, Yufang Zhang, Abid A Al Reza, Enhong Li, Olena A Kolesnichenko, Samriddhi Shukla, Vladimir Ustiyan, Jose Gomez- Arroyo, Anusha Acharya, Donglu Shi, Vladimir V Kalinichenko & Alan P Kenny 2023. Demonstration of Safety in Wild Type Mice of npFOXF1, a Novel Nanoparticle-Based Gene Therapy for Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misaligned Pulmonary Veins Biologics: Targets and Therapy, ,

Fenghua Bian, Ying-Wei Lan, Shuyang Zhao, Zicheng Deng, Samriddhi Shukla, Anusha Acharya, Johnny Donovan, Tien Le, David Milewski, Matthew Bacchetta, Ahmed Emad Hozain, Yuliya Tipograf, Ya-Wen Chen, Yan Xu, Donglu Shi, Vladimir V Kalinichenko, Tanya V Kalin 2023. Lung endothelial cells regulate pulmonary fibrosis through FOXF1/R-Ras signaling Nature Communications, ,

Johnny Donovan, Zicheng Deng, Fenghua Bian, Samriddhi Shukla, Jose Gomez-Arroyo, Donglu Shi, Vladimir V. Kalinichenko, and Tanya V. Kalin 2023. Improving anti-tumor efficacy of low-dose Vincristine in rhabdomyosarcoma via the combination therapy with FOXM1 inhibitor RCM1 Frontiers in Oncology, 13 ,

Jou Lin, Mengyao Lyu and Donglu Shi 2023. 3D Solar Harvesting and Energy Generation via Multilayers of Transparent Porphyrin and Iron Oxide Thin Films Energies, 16 317,

Md Ehsan Sadat, Sergey L. Bud’ko, Rodney C. Ewing, Hong Xu, Giovanni M. Pauletti, David B. Mast and Donglu Shi 2023. Effect of Dipole Interactions on Blocking Temperature and Relaxation Dynamics of Superparamagnetic Iron-Oxide (Fe 3O 4) Nanoparticle Systems Materials, 16 , 496

Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, Yuxin Wang, John Krupczak, Donglu Shi 2023. Synergistic photothermal-thermoelectric-photovoltaic energy generation via a transparent spectral modulating solar module Solar Energy, 258 , 220

Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, Yuxin Wang, Ovais Aulakh, Nathan Ceja, Mary Sheryl Ramesh, Elisabeth Salazar, John Krupczak, and Donglu Shi 2023. Enhanced Silicon Photovoltaic Efficiency by Solar Light Spectral Modulation via Photonically Tuned Porphyrin–Iron Oxide Hybrid Thin Films Energy Technology , 2300144 ,

Som V. Thomas, Krista Dienger‐Stambaugh, Michael Jordan, Yuxin Wang, Jason Hammonds, Paul Spearman, and Donglu Shi 2023. Inactivation of SARS‐CoV‐2 on Surfaces by Cold‐Plasma‐Generated Reactive Species Bioengineering, ,

Yuxin Wang, Yun-Sheng Chan, Matthew Chae, Donglu Shi, Chen-Yi Lee and Jiajie Diao 2023. Programmable Digital-Microfluidic Biochips for SARS-CoV-2 Detection Bioengineering , 10 923,

Jou Lin, John Krupczak & Donglu Shi 2022. Solar harvesting and energy generating building skins with photothermal–photovoltaic dual-modality based on porphyrin thin films MRS Communications, ,

Jou Lin, Yuxin Wang, Mengyao Lyu, Donglu Shi 2022. Transparent porphyrin-based hybrid films for spectral selective solar harvesting and energy generation Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 243 15,

Kangqiang Qiu, Aditya Yadav, Zhiqi Tian, Ziyuan Guo, Donglu Shi, Chayan K. Nandi, and Jiajie Diao 2022. Ultralong-Term Super-Resolution Tracking of Lysosomes in Brain Organoids by Near-Infrared Noble Metal Nanoclusters ACS Materials Lett. , ,

Mengyao Lyu, Som V. Thomas, Heng Wei, Julian Wang, Tiina A. Reponen, Patrick H. Ryan, and Donglu Shi 2022. Entrapment of Airborne Particles via Simulated Highway Noise-Induced Piezoelectricity in PMMA and EPDM Energies, ,

Zicheng Deng, Shengming Wu, Yilong Wang, Donglu Shi 2022. Circulating tumor cell isolation for cancer diagnosis and prognosis eBiomedicine, ,

Deng, Zicheng; Kalin, Gregory T; Shi, Donglu; Kalinichenko, Vladimir V 2021. Nanoparticle Delivery Systems with Cell-Specific Targeting for Pulmonary Diseases. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology, 64 3, 292-307

Jou Lin and Donglu Shi 2021. Photothermal and photovoltaic properties of transparent thin films of porphyrin compounds for energy applications Applied Physics Reviews, ,

Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, and Donglu Shi 2021. Solar Desalination via Multilayers of Transparent Photothermal Fe3O4@Cu2–xS Thin Films Energy Technology, ,

Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, John Krupczak, and Donglu Shi 2021. Solar harvesting through multilayer spectral selective iron oxide and porphyrin transparent thin films for photothermal energy generation Advanced Sustainable Systems, ,

Wang, Yuxin; Deng, Zicheng; Shi, Donglu 2021. How effective is a mask in preventing COVID-19 infection? Medical devices & sensors, , e10163

Zicheng Deng, Jou Lin, Sergey L. Bud’ko, Brent Webster, Tanya V. Kalin, Vladimir V. Kalinichenko and Donglu Shi 2021. Dual Targeting with Cell Surface Electrical Charge and Folic Acid via Superparamagnetic Fe3O4@Cu2–xS for Photothermal Cancer Cell Killing Cancers, ,

Bolte C, Ustiyan V, Ren X, Dunn AW, Pradhan A, Wang G, Kolesnichenko OA, Deng Z, Zhang Y, Shi D, Greenberg JM, Jobe AH, Kalin TV, Kalinichenko VV 2020. Nanoparticle Delivery of Proangiogenic Transcription Factors into the Neonatal Circulation Inhibits Alveolar Simplification Caused by Hyperoxia Am J Respir Crit Care Med, ,

Bolte, Craig; Ustiyan, Vladimir; Ren, Xiaomeng; Dunn, Andrew W; Pradhan, Arun; Wang, Guolun; Kolesnichenko, Olena A; Deng, Zicheng; Zhang, Yufang; Shi, Donglu; Greenberg, James M; Jobe, Alan H; Kalin, Tanya V; Kalinichenko, Vladimir V 2020. Nanoparticle Delivery of Proangiogenic Transcription Factors into the Neonatal Circulation Inhibits Alveolar Simplification Caused by Hyperoxia. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 202 1, 100-111

Jou Lin, Lucas Zhao, and Donglu Shi 2020. Optical thermal insulation via the photothermal effects of Fe3O4 and Fe3O4@Cu2−xS thin films for energy-efficient single-pane windows MRS Communications, ,

Mengyao Lyu, Jou Lin, John Krupczak Jr., and Donglu Shi 2020. Light angle dependence of photothermal properties in oxide and porphyrin thin films for energy-efficient window applications MRS Communications, 1 ,

Som V. Thomas ; Matthew A. Willard ; Anthony Martone ; Michael J. Heben ; C. Virgil Solomon ; Aaron Welton ; Punit Boolchand ; Rodney C. Ewing ; Chenxu Wang ; Sergey L. Bud’ko ; Donglu Shi 2020. Processing of soft magnetic fine powders directly from as-spun partial crystalline Fe77Ni5.5Co5.5Zr7B4Cu ribbon via ball mill without devitrification IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, ,

Som V. Thomas, Matthew A. Willard, Anthony Martone, Michael J. Heben, Virgil Solomon, Aaron Welton, Punit Boolchand, Rodney C. Ewing, Chenxu Wang, Sergey L Bud’ko, Jie Song, and Donglu Shi 2020. Nanocrystallites via Direct Melt Spinning of Fe77Ni5.5Co5.5Zr7B4Cu for Enhanced Magnetic Softness Phys. Status Solidi , ,

Yuan Zhao, Jou Lin, David M. Kundrat, Mathias Bonmarin, John Krupczak Jr., Som V. Thomas, Mengyao Lyu, Donglu Shi 2020. Photonically-Activated Molecular Excitations for Thermal Energy Conversion in Porphyrinic Compounds The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2020 124, 2, 1575-1584, ,

Yuxin Wang, Zicheng Deng, and Donglu Shi 2020. How effective is a mask in preventing COVID‐19 infection? Medical Devices and Sensors, ,

Zicheng Deng , Gregory T Kalin, Donglu Shi, Vladimir V Kalinichenko 2020. Nanoparticle Delivery Systems with Cell-specific Targeting for Pulmonary Diseases American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, ,

Franch, Oskar; Han, Xiao; Marcussen, Lærke Bay; Givskov, Asger; Andersen, Marie Bech; Godbole, Adwait Anand; Harmsen, Charlotte; Nørskov-Lauritsen, Niels; Thomsen, Jonas; Pedersen, Finn Skou; Wang, Yilong; Shi, Donglu; Wejse, Christian; Pødenphant, Lone; Nagaraja, Valakunja; Bertl, Johanna; Stougaard, Magnus; Ho, Yi-Ping; Hede, Marianne Smedegaard; Labouriau, Rodrigo; Knudsen, Birgitta Ruth 2019. A new DNA sensor system for specific and quantitative detection of mycobacteria. Nanoscale, 11 2, 587-597

Pradhan, Arun; Dunn, Andrew; Ustiyan, Vladimir; Bolte, Craig; Wang, Guolun; Whitsett, Jeffrey A; Zhang, Yufang; Porollo, Alexey; Hu, Yueh-Chiang; Xiao, Rui; Szafranski, Przemyslaw; Shi, Donglu; Stankiewicz, Pawel; Kalin, Tanya V; Kalinichenko, Vladimir V 2019. The S52F FOXF1 Mutation Inhibits STAT3 Signaling and Causes Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 200 8, 1045-1056

Yilong Wang, Xiao Han, Zheng Cui, Donglu Shi 2019. Bioelectricity, Its Fundamentals, Characterization Methodology, and Applications in Nano-Bioprobing and Cancer Diagnosis , ,

Yuan Zhao, Andrew W. Dunn and Donglu Shi 2019. Effective reduction of building heat loss without insulation materials via the photothermal effect of a chlorophyll thin film coated “Green Window”. MRS Communications, Volume 9, Issue 2 June 2019, pp. 675-681 , ,

Andrew W. Dunn, Vladimir V. Kalinichenko, Donglu Shi 2018. Dunn, Andrew W; Kalinichenko, Vladimir V; Shi, Donglu, Highly Efficient In Vivo Targeting of the Pulmonary Endothelium Using Novel Modifications of Polyethylenimine: An Importance of Charge. Advanced healthcare materials, 7 23,

Ayat A.Allam, Sarah J.Potter, Sergey L.Bud'ko, Donglu Shi, Dina F. Mohamed, Fawzi, S.Habib, Giovanni M. Pauletti 2018. Lipid-coated superparamagnetic nanoparticles for thermoresponsive cancer treatment. International journal of pharmaceutics, 548 1, 297-304

Yilong Wang, Shuyang Sun, Zhiyuan Zhang, Donglu Shi 2018. Nanomaterials for Cancer Precision Medicine. Advanced Materials , Invited Review, , ,

Julian Wang and Donglu Shi 2017. Spectral selective and photothermal nano structured thin films for energy efficient windows. Applied Energy , 208, 83-96 , ,

YuanZhao, M.E.Sadat, Andrew Dunn, Hong Xu, Chien-Hung Chen, Wagner Nakasuga, Rodney C. Ewing, Donglu Shi 2017. Photothermal effect on Fe3O4 nanoparticles irradiated by white-light for energy-efficient window applications. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells , 161, 247–254 , ,

Dunn, Andrew W; Zhang, Yu; Mast, David; Pauletti, Giovanni M; Xu, Hong; Zhang, Jiaming; Ewing, Rodney C; Shi, Donglu 2016. In-vitro depth-dependent hyperthermia of human mammary gland adenocarcinoma. Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 69 , 12-6

Donglu Shi, M. E. Sadat, Andrew W. Dunn and David B. Mast 2015. Shi, Donglu; Sadat, M E; Dunn, Andrew W; Mast, David B, Photo-fluorescent and magnetic properties of iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Nanoscale, 7 18, 8209-32

Dunn, Andrew W; Ehsan, Sadat M; Mast, David; Pauletti, Giovanni M; Xu, Hong; Zhang, Jiaming; Ewing, Rodney C; Shi, Donglu 2015. Photothermal effects and toxicity of Fe3O4 nanoparticles via near infrared laser irradiation for cancer therapy. Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 46 , 97-102

M. E. Sadat, Masoud Kaveh Baghbador, Andrew W. Dunn, H. P. Wagner, Rodney C. Ewing, Jiaming Zhang, Hong Xu, Giovanni M. Pauletti, David B. Mast, and Donglu Shi 2014. Photoluminescence and photothermal effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles for medical imaging and therapy. Applied Physics Letters , 105, 091903 , ,

Sadat, M E; Patel, Ronak; Sookoor, Jason; Bud'ko, Sergey L; Ewing, Rodney C; Zhang, Jiaming; Xu, Hong; Wang, Yilong; Pauletti, Giovanni M; Mast, David B; Shi, Donglu 2014. Effect of spatial confinement on magnetic hyperthermia via dipolar interactions in Fe?O? nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 42 , 52-63

Sheng Tong, Beihai Ma, Manoj Narayanan, Shanshan Liu, Rachel Koritala, Uthamalingam Balachandran, and Donglu Shi 2013. Lead Lanthanum Zirconate Titanate Ceramic Thin Films for Energy Storage. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces , 5, 1474-1480 , ,

Tong, Sheng; Ma, Beihai; Narayanan, Manoj; Liu, Shanshan; Koritala, Rachel; Balachandran, Uthamalingam; Shi, Donglu 2013. Lead lanthanum zirconate titanate ceramic thin films for energy storage. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 5 4, 1474-80

Wang, Feng; Pauletti, Giovanni M; Wang, Juntao; Zhang, Jiaming; Ewing, Rodney C; Wang, Yilong; Shi, Donglu 2013. Dual surface-functionalized Janus nanocomposites of polystyrene/Fe?O?@SiO? for simultaneous tumor cell targeting and stimulus-induced drug release. Advanced Materials, 25 25, 3485-9

Donglu Shi, Nicholas M. Bedford, Hoon-Sung Cho 2011. Engineered Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics, Invited Review, Small,7, 18, 2549–2567, (2011) , ,

Shi, Donglu; Bedford, Nicholas M; Cho, Hoon-Sung 2011. Engineered multifunctional nanocarriers for cancer diagnosis and therapeutics. Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 7 18, 2549-67

Cho, Hoon-Sung; Dong, Zhongyun; Pauletti, Giovanni M; Zhang, Jiaming; Xu, Hong; Gu, Hongchen; Wang, Lumin; Ewing, Rodney C; Huth, Christopher; Wang, Feng; Shi, Donglu 2010. Fluorescent, superparamagnetic nanospheres for drug storage, targeting, and imaging: a multifunctional nanocarrier system for cancer diagnosis and treatment. ACS nano, 4 9, 5398-404

Hoon-Sung Cho, Zhongyun Dong, Giovanni M. Pauletti, Jiaming Zhang, Hong Xu, Hongchen Gu, Lumin Wang, Rodney C. Ewing, Christopher Huth, Feng Wang, and Donglu Shi 2010. Fluorescent, Superparamagnetic Nanospheres for Drug Storage, Targeting, and Imaging: A Multifunctional Nanocarrier System for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment ACS Nano, 4 9, 5398–5404

Donglu Shi 2009. Integrated Multi Functional Nano Systems for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Advanced Functional Materials , 19 , 3356–3373

Donglu Shi,* Yan Guo, Zhongyun Dong, Jie Lian, Wei Wang, Guokui Liu, Lumin Wang, and Rodney C. Ewing 2008. In vivo Imaging by Luminescent Carbon Nanotubes with Surface Conjugated Quantum Dots. Advanced Functional Materials , 18, 1-9 , ,

Ling Yang, Michael K. Miller, Xun-Li Wang, Chain T. Liu, Alexandru D. Stoica, Dong Ma, Jonathan Almer, Donglu Shi 2008. Nanoscale Solute Partitioning in Bulk Metallic Glasses. Advanced Materials , 20, 1–4 , ,

D. Shi, Y. Guo, Z. Dong, J. Lian, W. Wang, G. Liu, L. Wang, R. C. Ewing 2007. In vivo Imaging by Luminescent Nanotubes. Advanced Materials , 19, 4033–4037 , ,

Yan Guo; Hoonsung Cho; Donglu Shi; Jie Lian; Yi Song; Jandro Abot; Bed Poudel; Zhifeng Ren; Lumin Wang; Rodney C. Ewing 2007. Effects of plasma surface modification on interfacial behaviors and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube-Al2O3 nanocomposites Applied Physics Letter, 91 261903,

D. L. Shi, J. Lian, W. Wang, G. K. Liu, P. He, Z. Dong, L. M. Wang, R. C. Ewing 2006. Luminescent Carbon Nanotubes by Surface Functionalization Advanced Materials, 18, 189-19 ,

Donglu Shi and Peng He 2005. Magnetic alignment of carbon nanofibers in polymer composites and anisotropy of mechanical properties. J. of Appl. Phys. , 97 064321 , ,

Donglu Shi, Jie Lian, Peng He, Lumin Wang, Feng Xiao, Ling Yang, David Mast, Mark Schulz 2003. Plasma Coating of Carbon Nanofibers for Enhanced Dispersion and Interfacial Bonding in Polymer Composites. Appl. Phys. Lett., 83 , ,

B. A. Tent, D. Qu, Donglu Shi, W. J. Bresser, P. Boolchand, and Zhi-Xiong Cai 1998. Angle Dependence of Magnetization in a Single Domain YBCO Sphere. Phys. Rev. B , 58, 1176 , ,

Zuning Wang and Donglu Shi 1993. Thermally Activated Avalanche Flux Motion in a Single Crystal of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox. Phys. Rev. B , 48, 9782 , ,

Zuning Wang and Donglu Shi 1993. Effect of Flux Avalanches on Activation Energy in Type II Superconductors: Evidence for Self-Organized Criticality. Phys. Rev. B , 48, 4208 , ,

Zuning Wang and Donglu Shi 1993. An Expression for the Time Dependence of Current Density with Avalanche Dynamics in Type II Superconductors. Phys. Rev. B , 48 16176 , ,

S. Salem-Sugui, Jr. and Donglu Shi 1992. Flux Creep Activation Energy in High-Tc Superconductors. Phys. Rev. B , 46, 6618-6621 , ,

David Seidman and Donglu Shi 1991. Point Defects in Materials, Part II: Applications to Different Materials Problems MRS Bulletin, XVI 18,

David Seidman and Donglu Shi 1991. Point Defects in Materials, Part I: Behavior and Characteristics in Different Material Classes. MRS Bulletin, XVI 28,

Z Tan, ME Filipkowski, JI Budnick, EK Heller, DL Brewe, BL Chamberland, CE Bouldin, JC Woicik, D Shi 1991. Strontium-Induced Oxygen Defect Structure and Hole Doping in La2-xSrxCu O4. Physical Review Letters , 64, 2715-2718 , ,

D. G. Hinks, B. Dabrowski, J. D. Jorgensen, A. W. Mitchell, D. R. Richards, Shiyou Pei & Donglu Shi 1988. Synthesis, Structure, and Superconductivity in the Ba1-xKxBiO3-y System. Nature , 333, 836-838 , ,

M T Clapp and Donglu Shi 1985. Flexible A-15 Superconducting Tapes via the Amorphous State, J. Appl. Phys. 57, 4672-4678 , ,