Eugenia Kumacheva's Polymers, Interfaces, and Materials Science Group

Selected Publications

2018-2020 2015-2017 2013-2014 2011-2012 2009-2010 2006-2008 2004-2005 2002-2003 2000-2001 1998-1999

  • Gevorkian, A.; Morozova, S.M.; Kheiri, S.; Khuu, N.; Chen, H.; Young, E.; Yan, N.; Kumacheva, E.*  Actuation of 3D-printed Nanocolloidal Hydrogel with Structural Anisotropy. Adv. Funct. Mater. (accepted)

  • Chekini, M.; Krivoshapkina, E.; Shkodenko, L.; Koshel, E.; Shestovskaya, M.; Dukhinova, M.; Kheiri, S.; Khuu, N.; Kumacheva, E.* Nanocolloidal Hydrogel with Sensing and Antibacterial Activities Governed by Iron Ion Sequestration. Chem. Mater. (accepted)

  • Li. Y.; Khuu, N.; Prince, E.; Tao, H.; Zhang, N.;  Chen, Z.; Gevorkian, A.; McGuigan, A. P.; Kumacheva, E.   Matrix Stiffness-Regulated Growth of Breast Tumor Spheroids and their Response to Chemotherapy. Biomacromolecules. 22, 2, 419–429 (2021).

  • Yi, C; Liu, H.; Zhang, S.; Yang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Lu, Z.; Kumacheva, E.* Nie, Z.* Self-limiting Directional Nanoparticle Bonding Governed by Reaction Stoichiometry. Science 369, 1369–1374 (2020).,


  • Hu, Z.; Prince, E.; Narayanan, P.; Liu, K.; Nie, Z.; Kumacheva, E.* Colloidal Stability of Nanoparticles Stabilized with Mixed Ligands in Solvents with Varying Polarity. Chem. Comm. 56, 8131-8134 (2020).


  • Dong, Y. et al. Bipolar-Shell Resurfacing Enables Blue LEDs Based on Strongly-Confined Perovskite Quantum Dots. Nature Nanotech. DOI: 10.1038/s41565-020-0714-5 (2020).

  • Prince, E.; Narayanan, P.; Chekini, M.; Pace-Tonna, C.; Roberts, M. G.; Zhulina, E.; Kumacheva, E.* Solvent-Mediated Isolation of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles. Macromolecules 53, 4533–4540 (2020).


  • Galati, E.; Tao, H.; Rossner, C.; Zhulina, E. B.; Kumacheva, E.* Morphological Transitions in Patchy Nanoparticles. ACS Nano 14, 4577-4584 (2020).

  • Basiri, H.; Mehrizi, A.A.; Ghaee, A.; Farokhi, M.; Chekini, M.; Kumacheva, E.* Carbon Dots Conjugated with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor for Protein Tracking in Angiogenic Therapy. Langmuir 36,  2893-2900 (2020).

  • Chekini, M.; Prince, E.; Zhao, L.; Mundoor, H.; Smalyukh, I.; Kumacheva, E.* Chiral Carbon Dots Synthesized on Cellulose ‎Nanocrystals. Adv. Opt. Mater. 8, 1901911 (2020).

  • Tao, H.; Chen, L.; Galati, E.; Manion, J. G.; Seferos, D. S.; Zhulina, E.B.; Kumacheva, E.* Helicoidal Patterning of Gold Nanorods by Phase Separation in Mixed Polymer Brushes. Langmuir 2019, 35, 48, 15872-15879
  • Rofouie, P.; Galati, E.; Sun, L.; Helmy, A. S.; Kumacheva, E.* Hybrid Cholesteric Films with Tailored Polarization Rotation. Adv. Funct. Mater. 29, 1905552, (2019)
  • Li, Y.; Khuu, N.; Prince, E.; Alizadehgiashi, M.; Lavrentovich, O.D. ; Kumacheva, E.K. Nanoparticle-Laden Droplets of Liquid Crystals: Interactive Morphogenesis and Dynamic Assembly. Science Advances. 5, 1035 (2019).
  • Ramos, D.P.; Sarjinsky, S.; Alizadehgiashi, M.; Mobus, J.; Kumacheva, E.K. Staged Polyelectrolyte vs. Polyamphalyte Behavior of Composite Chitosan/Gelatin Films. ACS Omega. 4, 8795-8803 (2019).
  • Rossner, C.; Zhulina, E.K.; Kumacheva, E. Staged Surface Patterning and Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles Functionalized with End-Grafted Block Copolymer Ligands. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 27, 9269-9274 (2019).
  • Khuu*, N.; Alizadehgiashi*, M.; Gevorkian, A.; Galati, E.; Yang, N.; Kumacheva, E. Temperature -Mediated Microfluidic Extrusion of Structurally Anisotropic Hydrogels. Adv. Mat. Tech. 18000627 (2019).
  • Galati, E.; Tao, H.; Tebbe, M.; Ansari,R.; Rubinstein, M.; Zhulina, E.K.; Kumacheva, E. Helicoidal patterning of nanorods with polymer ligands. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 93123-3127 (2019).
  • Prince, E.; Kumacheva, E. Design and applications of man-made biomimmetic fibrillar hydrogels. Nat. Rev. Mater. 4, 99-115 (2019).
  • Suzuki, T.; Li, Y.; Gevorkian, A.; Kumacheva E. Compound droplets derived from cholestric suspension of cellulose nanocrystals. Soft Matter 14, 9713-9719 (2018).
  • Rofouieeraghi, P.; Alizadehgiashi, M.; Mundoor, H.; Ismalyukh I.; Kumacheva E. Self-assembly of cellulose nanocrystals into semi-spherical photonic cholestric films. Adv. Funct. Mat. 1803852 (2018).
  • Tao, H. Galati, E.; Kumacheva, E. Temperature-responsive self-assembly of nanoparticles grafted with UCST polymer ligands. Macromolecules 51, 15, 6012-6027 (2018).
  • Alizadehgiashi, M; Khuu, N.; Khabibullin, A.; Tebbe, M.; Suzuki, T.; Kumacheva, E. Nanocolloidal hydrogels for metal ion scavenging. ACS Nano 12 (8), 8160–8168 (2018).
  • Alizadehgiashi, M.; Gevorkian, A.; Tebbe, M.; Seo, M.; Prince, E.; Kumacheva, E. 3D-printed microfluidic devices for materials science. Adv. Mat. Tech. 1800068 (2018).
  • Li, Y. Kumacheva, E. Hydrogel microenvironments for cancer spheroid growth and drug screening. Science Advances 4, 4, 8998 (2018).
  • Prince*, E.;Alizadehgiashi*, M.; Campbell, M.; Khuu, N.; Albulescu, A.; De France, K.; Ratkov, D., Li, Y.; Hoare, T.; Kumacheva, E. Patterning of structurally anisotropic composite hydrogel sheets. Biomacromolecules 19, 4, 1276-1284 (2018).
  • Alizadehgiashi, M.; Khabibullin, A.; Li, Y.; Prince, E.; Abolhasani, M.; Kumacheva, E. Shear-induced alignement of anisotropic nanoparticles in a single-droplet oscillatory microfluidic platform. Langmuir 34, 322-330 (2018).
  • Choueiri, R.; Klinkova, A.; Manners, I.; Kumacheva, E. Self-assembly and surface patterning of polyferrocenylsilane-functionalized gold nanoparticles. Macromol. Rapid Comm. 39, 1700554 (2018).