Faculty - Nejati

Siamak Nejati, Assistant Professor

Siamak Nejati

Siamak Nejati
Assistant Professor

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
207i Othmer Hall
Office: 402-472-3232
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Research Areas
Chemical vapor deposition, chemical synthesis of polymers, carbon nanomaterials and nanostructures, conducting and semiconducting polymers, interfaces in solids, self-assembly and self organization processes, thin films, separation processes

Research Interests

Dr. Nejati is a new addition to the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience. His research interest centers on polymeric materials, nanostructures and coatings. He strives to develop economically viable and advanced methods for addressing the current challenges to water and energy supplies and security.

Selected Publications:

  1. Feng, X.; Nejati, S.; Tousley, M. E.; Cowan, M. G.; Wiesenauer, B. R.; Noble, R. D., Elimelech, M.; Gin, D. L. and Osuji, C. O. “Thin Polymer Films with Continuous Vertically Aligned 1-nm Pores: Towards Ideal Nanoporous Membranes,” ACS Nano 2016, 10(1), 150-158.
  2. Nejati, S.; Boo, C.; Osuji, C. O. and Elimelech, M. “Engineering Flat Sheet Microporous PVDF film for Membrane Distillation,” Journal of Membrane Science 2015 492, 353-363.
  3. Nejati, S. and Lau, K. K. S. “Pore Filling of Nanostructured Electrodes in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Nano letters 2011 11 (2), 419–423.
  4. Nejati, S.; Minford, T.; Smolin, Y. Y. and Lau, K. K. S. “Enhanced Charge Storage of Ultrathin Polythiophene Films within Porous Nanostructures,” ACS Nano 2014 8 (6), 5413–5422.
  5. Perreault, F.; de Faria, A. F.; Nejati, S. and Elimelech, M. “Antimicrobial Properties of Graphene Oxide Nanosheets: Why Size Matters,” ACS Nano 2015 9 (7), 7226–7236.
  6. Xiaokai, L.; Jing-Shun, H.; Nejati, S.; Guard, L. G.; Osuji, O. C.; Hazari, N. and Taylor, A. D. “Role of HF in Oxygen Removal from Carbon Nanotubes: Implications for High Performance Carbon Electronics,” Nano letters 2014 14 (11), 6179-6184.
  7. Doubek, G.; Sekol R. C.; Li, J.; Ryu, W.; Gittleson, F.; Nejati, S.; Carmo, M.; Linardi, Bordeenithikasem, P.; Kinser, E.; Liu, Y.; Mukherjee, S.; Osuji, C. O.; Schroers, J. and Taylor A. D. “Guided Evolution of Bulk Metallic Glass Nanostructures: A Platform for Designing Three-Dimensional Electrocatalytic Surfaces,” Advanced Materials 2015, 28(10), 1940-1949.
  8. Spurgeon, S. R.; Balachandran, P. V.; Kepaptsoglou, D. M.; Damodaran, A. D.; Karthik, A.; Nejati, S.; Jones, L.; Ambaye, H.; Lauter, V.; Ramasse, M. Q.; Lau, K. K. S.; Martin, L. W.; Rondinelli, J. M. and Taheri, M. L. “Polarization Screening-Induced Magnetic Phase Gradients at Complex Oxide Interfaces,” Nature Communications 2015 6 (6735).