My Publications

1127 citations, h-index=15 (February 2016, Google Scholar) [link]

1) Monographs

Tolstoy, V. P., Chernyshova, I. V., and Skryshevsky, V. A. Handbook of Infrared Spectroscopy of Ultrathin Films, Wiley, Hoboken, 2003, 710 pp [link]

2) Book Chapters

  1. Rao, K. Hanumantha; Vilinska, A.; Chernyshova, I. V. Microorganisms in bioflotation and bioflocculation: potential application and research needs. In Donati, ER; Viera, MR; Tavani, EL; et al. (Eds.) Biohydrometallurgy: A Meeting Point Between Microbial Ecology, Metal Recovery Processes and Environmental Remediation. Book Series: Advanced Materials Research, 2009, Volume: 71-73, Pages: 319-328.
  2. Chernyshova, I. V.; Ponnurangam, S.; Somasundaran, P., Nanoparticles: Size dependency and electrochemical properties. In Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Third ed.; Somasundaran, P., Ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Boca Raton, 2015; Vol. VII, pp 4931-4945.
  3. Ponnurangam, S.; Chernyshova, I.; Somasundaran, P., Metal Electrodes: CO2 Reduction and Interfacial Processes. In Encyclopedia of Colloid and Surface Science, Third ed.; Somasundaran, P., Ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Boca Raton, 2015; Vol. VI, pp 4148-4161.

3) Patents

Filed, Invention Report # CU15247 “Polymers with N-heterocyclic functionalities as novel catalysts of CO2 conversion to chemicals”

4) 44 papers in peer reviewed journals

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-6781-2016

Selected papers for the past 10 years:

  1. Ponnurangam, S.; Somasundaran, P.; Chernyshova, I.V. N-heteroaromatic polymers as a novel platform for efficient and robust electrocatalysts of CO2 electroreduction. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. Under review 2015.
  2. Ponnurangam, S., Yun, C. M., and Chernyshova, I. V. Robust electroreduction of CO2 at a poly(4-vinylpyridine)-copper electrode. ChemElectroChem, doi:DOI: 10.1002/celc.201500421 (2015).
  3. Ponnurangam, S.; O’Connell, G. D.; Chernyshova, I. V.; Wood, K.; Hung, C. T. H.; Somasundaran, P., Beneficial Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Development of Chondrocyte-Seeded Hydrogel Constructs and Cellular Response to Interleukin Insults. Tissue Engineering Part A 2014, 20 (21-22), 2908-2919.
  4. Vilinska, A.; Ponnurangam, S.; Chernyshova, I.; Somasundaran, P.; Eroglu, D.; Martinez, J.; West, A. C., Stabilization of Silicon Carbide (SiC) micro- and nanoparticle dispersions in the presence of concentrated electrolyte. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2014, 423 (1), 48-53. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2014.02.007.
  5. Chernyshova, I. V., Ponnurangam, S. & Somasundaran, P. Linking interfacial chemistry of CO2 to surface structures of hydrated metal oxide nanoparticles: hematite. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 6953-6964, (2013) doi:10.1039/C3CP44264K.
  6. Ponnurangam, S., Chernyshova, I. V. & Somasundaran, P. Rational Design of Interfacial Properties of Ferric (Hydr)oxide Nanoparticles by Adsorption of Fatty Acids from Aqueous Solutions. Langmuir 28, 10661-10671, (2012) doi:10.1021/la300995g.
  7. Chernyshova, I. V., Ponnurangam, S. & Somasundaran, P. Tailoring (Bio)chemical Activity of Semiconducting Nanoparticles: Critical Role of Deposition and Aggregation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 9536-9544 (2011) doi:10.1021/ja202266g.
  8. Chernyshova, I. V., Ponnurangam, S. & Somasundaran, P. Effect of Nanosize on Catalytic Properties of Ferric (Hydr)Oxides in Water: Mechanistic Insights. J. Catalysis 282 25–34, (2011) doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2011.05.021.
  9. Chernyshova, I. V., Ponnurangam, S. & Somasundaran, P. Adsorption of Fatty Acids on Iron (Hydr)oxides from Aqueous Solutions. Langmuir 27, 10007-10018, (2011) doi:10.1021/la2017374.
  10. Chernyshova, I. V., Ponnurangam, S. & Somasundaran, P. On the origin of an unusual dependence of (bio)chemical reactivity of ferric hydroxides on nanoparticle size. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 12, 14045-14056, (2010) doi:10.1039/c0cp00168f.
  11. Ponnurangam, S., Chernyshova, I. V. & Somasundaran, P. Effect of Co-adsorption of Electrolyte Ions on the Stability of Inner-sphere Complexes. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 16517–16524, (2010) doi:10.1021/jp105084h.
  12. Fang, X. H., Li, B. Q., Chernyshova, I. V. & Somasundaran, P. Ranking of As-Received Micro/Nanoparticles by their Surface Energy Values at Ambient Conditions. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114, 15473-15477, (2010). doi:10.1021/jp105720z 13. Rao, K.H., Vilinska, A., Chernyshova I.V. Minerals bioprocessing: R & D needs in mineral biobeneficiation. Hydrometallurgy 104 (3), 465-470, (2010)   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hydromet.2010.01.016
  13. 14.   Tomaev, V.V., Chernyshova, V.I., Tikhonov, P.A. Investigation of the products of oxidation of lead selenide by IR spectroscopy. Glass Physics and Chemistry 33 (6), 646-651 (2007) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS1087659607060168 .
  14.  Chernyshova, I. V., Hochella, M. F. & Madden, A. S. Size-dependent structural transformations of hematite nanoparticles. 1. Phase transition. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 9, 1736-1750, (2007) doi:10.1039/b618790k.
  15. Chernyshova, I. V. Pyrite oxidation mechanism in aqueous solutions: an in situ FTIR study. Russian Journal of Electrochemistry 40, 69-77, (2004) doi:10.1023/B:RUEL.0000012077.98531.fe
  16. Chernyshova I.V. An in situ FTIR spectroscopic study of the galena and pyrite oxidation in aqueous solution, J. Electroanal. Chem. 558C, 83–98 (2003). doi:10.1016/S0022-0728(03)00382-6