Energy driven Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering Lab



Joseph Johnson,Nurlan Bakranov, Md Moniruddin, Nurxat Nuraje “Spontaneous Polarization Field –Enhanced Charge Separation for Iron Oxide Photo-Catalyst, New Journal of Chemistry In press (2017).


Md Moniruddin, Baurzhan Ilyassov, Xiao Zhao, Eric Smith, Timur Serikov, Niyazbek Ibrayev, Ramazan Asmatulu, Nurxat Nuraje “Recent progress on perovskite materials in photovoltaic and water splitting applications, Materials Today Energy In press (2017).


Md Moniruddin, Khurshida Afroz, Yerkin Shabdan, Baraa Bizri, Nurxat Nuraje “Hierarchically 3D assembled strontium titanate nanomaterials for water splitting application, Applied Surface Science 419, 886-892 (2017).


AV Shakhvorostov, Zh A Nurakhmetova, TM Seilkhanov, Nurxat Nuraje, SE Kudaibergenov “Self-assembly of hydrophobic polybetaine based on (tridecyl) aminocrotonate and methacrylic acid, Polymer Science, Series C 59 (1), 68-76 (2017).


Y Shabdan, A Ronasi, P Coulibaly, M Moniruddin, N Nuraje “Engineered core-shell nanofibers for electron transport study in dye-sensitized solar cells, AIP Advances 7 (6), 065008 (2017).


Md Moniruddin, Baurzhan Ilyassov, Evgeniya Seliverstova, Yerkin Shabdan, Nurlan Bakranov, Niyazbek Ibrayev, Nurxat Nuraje “Bioinspired study of energy and electron transfer in photovoltaic system, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, 1-12 (2017).


TM Serikov, N Kh Ibrayev, N Nuraje, SV Savilov, VV Lunin “Influence of surface properties of the titanium dioxide porous films on the characteristics of solar cells, Russian Chemical Bulletin 66 (4), 614-621 (2017).



Evgeniya V Seliverstova, Niyaz Kh Ibrayev, Alexey V Shakhvorostov, Nurxat Nuraje, Sarkyt E Kudaibergenov “Physicochemical Properties of Hydrophobically Modified Polymeric Betaines and of Their Langmuir‐Blodgett Films, Macromolecular Symposia 363 (1), 36-48 (2016).


Birzhan Zhappasbaev, Iskander Gussenov, Alexey Shakhvorostov, Nurxat Nuraje, Sarkyt Kudaibergenov “Development of alkaline/surfactant/polymer (ASP) flooding technology for recovery of Karazhanbas oil , Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University (1) 12-17(2016).


Asmatulu, M Moniruddin, N Nuraje “Enhanced Anti-Weathering of Nanocomposite Coatings with Silanized Graphene Nanomaterials, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications 6 (6), 23-36(2016).


T Gadgil, N Ibrayev, N Nuraje “Photocatalytic Water Oxidation, Heterogeneous Photocatalysis, 33-61(2016).



Abdiyeb, K., Toktarbay, Z., Zhenissova, A., Zhursumbaeva, M., Kainazarova, R., Nuraje, N. “The New effective Flocculants - Copolymers of N,N-dimethyl-N,N-diallylammonium Chloride and N,N-dimethylacrylamide ” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 480, 228-235(2015).


Shakhvorostov A.V., Nurakhmetova Zh. A., Tatykhanova G.S., Nuraje N., Kudaibergenov S. E. Synthesis and characterization of hydrophobically modified polymeric betaines. Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University, 79(3), 79-88(2015).


Ilyassova, B., Ibrayeva, N., and Nuraje, N.* “Hierachically Assembled Nanostructures and Their Photovoltaic Properties. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 40, 885-889(2015)


Lei, Y., Asmatulu. R., and Nuraje, N.*, “Photo-active metal oxide nanomaterials for water Splitting”. Sci. Lett. J. 4, 169-174 (2015).


Seliverstova, E.V., Nuraje, N.*, and Ibrayev, N.Kh “FRET-designed dye-sensitized solar cells to enhance light harvesting” Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 31, 358(2015)


Kudaibergenov, S, Nuraje, N.*, Adilov, Z., Abilkhairov, D., Ibragimov, R., Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132, 41256 (2015)


Klivenko,A.N., Tatykhanova, G.S., Nuraje, N., Kudaibergenov, S.E., “Hydrogenation of p-nitrophenol by gold nanoparticles immobilized within macroporous amphoteric cryogel based on N,N-dimethylaminoethylmethacrylate and methacrylic acid” Journal Bulletin of KarGU, Ser. Chem., 80(4), 10-15(2015)


Nuraje, N.*, Gadgil, T., Adilov, Z., Kuldeev, E., Sagindykov, A., Kudaibergenov, S., “Alkaline/Surfactant/Polymer Flooding: Fundamental to Applications”, International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, 8, 30 (2015)


Nuraje, N.,* Patrick, S., Ceylan, M., and Asmatulu, R. “Study of Antibacterial Polycaprolactone/Natural Hydroxyapatite Composite Nanofibers for Bone Tissue Scaffolds” Journal of Bionanoscience, 9, 120-126 (2015)



N. Nuraje, Y. Lei, A. Belcher, "Virus-Templated Visible Spectrum Active Perovskite Photocatalyst", Catalysis Communications, 44, 68-72, SI,



R. Ibragimov, I. Gusenov, G. Tatykhanova, Z. Adilov, N. Nuraje, Sarkyt Kudaibergenov, "Study of Gellan for Polymer Flooding", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 34, 9, 1240-1247.


N. Nuraje, S. I. Khan, H. Misak, R. Asmatulu, "The Addition of Graphene to Polymer Coatings for Improved Weathering", International Scholarly Research Notices.


N. Nuraje, S. Kudaibergenov, R. Asmatulu, "4 Solar Energy Storage", Producing Fuels and Fine Chemicals from Biomass Using Nanomaterials, 95.


N. Nuraje, K. Su, "Perovskite Ferroelectric Nanomaterials", Nanoscale, 5, 19, 8752-8780,


N. Nuraje, H. Y. Bai, K. Su, "Bolaamphiphilic Molecules: Assembly and Applications", Progress in Polymer Science, 38, 2, 302-343,


R. Asmatulu, H. Muppalla, Z. Veisi, W. S. Khan, A. Asaduzzaman, N. Nuraje, "Study of Hydrophilic Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes for Filtration of Micro and Nanosize Suspended Particles", Membranes, 3, 4, 375-388,


N. Nuraje, W. S. Khan, Y. Lei, M. Ceylan, R. Asmatulu, "Superhydrophobic Electrospun Nanofibers", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, 6, 1929-1946,



Y. Lei, N. Nuraje, M. Yashkarova, S. Kudaibergenov, "Solar Fuels Harvesting from Carbon Dioxide Conversions", Nanoscience & Nanotechology-Asia, 2, 2, 110-126.


G. Tatykhanova, A. Seitov, N. Nuraje, S. Kudaibergenov, "Preparation and Properties of Organosoluble Polyelectrolyte-Surfactant Complexes", Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University, 3, 189-193.


N. Nuraje, R. Asmatulu, S. Kudaibergenov, "Metal Oxide-Based Functional Materials for Solar Energy Conversion: A Review", Current Inorganic Chemistry, 2, 2, 124-126.


S. E. Kudaibergenov, Z. M. Adilov, N. Nuraje, A. A. Sagindykov, G. S. Tatykhanova, I. S. Gusenov, R. S. Ibragimov, "Laboratory Test for Enhanced Oil Recovery with Gellan", International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, 3, 2, 56-60.


N. Nuraje, X. N. Dang, J. F. Qi, M. A. Allen, Y. Lei, A. M. Belcher, "Biotemplated Synthesis of Perovskite Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Conversion", Advanced Materials, 24, 21, 2885-2889,


E. Kudaibergenov, N. Nuraje, V. V. Khutoryanskiy, "Amphoteric Nano-, Micro-, and Macrogels, Membranes, and Thin Films", Soft Matter, 8, 36, 9302-9321,



R. Asmatulu, M. Ceylan, N. Nuraje, "Study of Superhydrophobic Electrospun Nanocomposite Fibers for Energy Systems", Langmuir, 27, 2, 504-507,


N. Nuraje, R. Asmatulu, R. E. Cohen, M. F. Rubner, "Durable Antifog Films from Layer-by-Layer Molecularly Blended Hydrophilic Polysaccharides", Langmuir, 27, 2, 782-791,



N. Nuraje, G. Endale, R. E. Cohen, M. Rubner, "Molecularly Blended Natural and Synthetic Polymer Coatings for Antifog Applications Prepared by Layer-by-Layer Deposition", Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 238.


N. Nuraje, S. Mohammed, L. L. Yang, H. Matsui, "Biomineralization Nanolithography: Combination of Bottom-Up and Top-Down Fabrication to Grow Arrays of Monodisperse Gold Nanoparticles along Peptide Lines", Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 48, 14, 2546-2548,


K. Su, N. Nuraje, L. Z. Zhang, I.-W. Chu, H. Matsui, N.-L. Yang, "First Preparations and Characterization of Conductive Polymer Crystalline Nanoneedles", Macromolecular Symposia, 279, 1-6,



N. Nuraje, K. Su, N.-L. Yang, H. Matsui, "Liquid/Liquid Interfacial Polymerization to Grow Single Crystalline Nanoneedles of Various Conducting Polymers", ACS Nano, 2, 3, 502-506,


L. Yang, N. Nuraje, H. Bai, H. Matsui, "Crossbar Assembly of Antibody-Functionalized Peptide Nanotubes via Biomimetic Molecular Recognition", Journal of Peptide Science, 14, 2, 203-209,


R. I. MacCuspie, N. Nuraje, S.-Y. Lee, A. Runge, H. Matsui, "Comparison of Electrical Properties of Viruses Studied by AC Capacitance Scanning Probe Microscopy", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 3, 887-891,



K. Su, N. Nuraje, N.-L. Yang, "Open-Bench Method for the Preparation of BaTiO(3), and BaxSr(1-x)TiO(3) Nanocrystals at 80 degrees C", Langmuir, 23, 23, 11369-11372,


K. Su, N. Nuraje, L. Z. Zhang, I.-W. Chu, R. M. Peetz, H. Matsui, N.-L. Yang, "Fast Conductance Switching in Single-Crystal Organic Nanoneedles Prepared from an Interfacial Polymerization-Crystallization of 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene", Advanced Materials, 19, 5, 669-672,


N. Nuraje, K. Su, H. Matsui, "Catalytic Growth of Silica Nanoparticles in Controlled Shapes at Planar Liquid/Liquid Interfaces", New Journal of Chemistry, 31, 11, 1895-1898,



N. Nuraje, K. Su, J. Samson, A. Haboosheh, R. I. Maccuspie, H. Matsui, "Self-Assembly of Au Nanoparticle-Containing Peptide Nano-Rings on Surfaces", Supramolecular Chemistry, 18, 5, 429-434,



L. T. Yu, I. A. Banerjee, X. Y. Gao, N. Nuraje, H. Matsui, "Fabrication and Application of Enzyme-Incorporated Peptide Nanotubes", Bioconjugate Chemistry, 16, 6, 1484-1487,



N. Nuraje, I. A. Banerjee, R. I. MacCuspie, L. T. Yu, H. Matsui, "Biological Bottom-Up Assembly of Antibody Nanotubes on Patterned Antigen Arrays", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126, 26, 8088-8089,



Y. L. Wang, J. Banziger, P. L. Dubin, G. Filippelli, N. Nuraje, "Adsorptive Partitioning of an Organic Compound onto Polyelectrolyte-Immobilized Micelles on Porous Glass and Sand", Environmental Science & Technology, 35, 12, 2608-2611,



Nuraje, N.,* Li, Z., Chen, W., and Wang, H. “Study of interaction and distribution of mixed system of anionic and nonionic surfactants between toluene and water,” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 21(5), 1369



Nuraje, N.,* Chen, W., Li, Z., and Wang, H. “Effects of black liquor, petroleum sulfonate and poly acrylamide on the transport behavior of nonionic surfactants from water phase to oil phase,” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 20(6), 1625


Nuraje, N.,* Chen, W., Wu, M., Li, Z., and Wang, H. “Distribution of demulsifiers between crude oil and water phases,” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 20(5), 1501