Publications

Karimullina, E; Antonova, E.; Pozolotina, V.; Tokarev, A.; Minko, S. The toxicity of engineered nanoparticles on seed plants chronically exposed to low-level environmental radiation, Russian J. Ecolog., 2015, 46 (3), 236-245. 

Samaratunga, A.; Kudina,O.; Nahar,N.; Zakharchenko, A.; Minko, S.; Voronov, A.; Pryor, S. W. Appl. Biochem. Biotech., 2015, 176 (4), 1114-1130.

Samaratunga, A.; Kudina,O.; Nahar,N.; Zakharchenko, A.; Minko, S.; Voronov, A.; Pryor, S. W. Impact of Enzyme Loading on the Efficacy and Recovery of Cellulolytic Enzymes Immobilized on Enzymogel Nanoparticles, Appl. Biochem. Biotech., 2015, 175, 2872-2882.

Wang, K., Mandal, A., Ayton, E., Hunt,R., Zeller, A., and Sharma, S. (2015). “Modification of protein rich algal-biomass to form bio-plastics and odor removal.” Dhillon, G. S. (ed.) Waste-derived proteins: Transformation from environmental burden into value-added products. Elsevier publishers. (Accepted).

Ayton, E., Zeller, M.A., Hunt, R., Jones, A., and Sharma, S. (2014).  Biodegradable polymeric materials from algae.  Chu, C. (ed.) Biodegradable polymers: New Developments and Challenges.  

Ronda, S. R., Kethineni, C., Parupudi, L.C.P., Thunuguntla, V.B.S.C, Vemula, S., Settaluri, V.S., Allu, P.R., Grande, S.K., Sharma, S., and Kandala, C.V. (2014). A growth inhibitory model with SOx influenced effective growth rate for estimation of algal biomass concentration under flue gas atmosphere. Bioresource Technology, 152, 283-291. 

Ronda, S. R., Parapudi, P. L.C., Vemula, S., Tumma, S., Botlagunta, Settaluri, V.S., Lele, S., Sharma, S., and Kandala, C. (2014). Optimization of medium components using orthogonal array for γ-linolenic acid production by Spirulina platensis. The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering.  

Sharma, S., and Luzinov, I. (2013). Whey based binary bioplastics. Journal of Food Engineering, 119(3), 404-410.

Zeller, M. A., Hunt, R.W., Jones, A., and Sharma, S. (2013). Bioplastics and their thermoplastic blends from Spirulina and Chlorella microalgae. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 130(5), 3263-3275.

Jones, A., Zeller, M.A., and Sharma, S. (2013). Thermal, mechanical, and moisture absorption properties of egg white protein bioplastics with natural rubber and glycerol. Progress in Biomaterials.

Zeller, M.A., Hunt, R.W., and Sharma, S. (2013). Sustainable bioderived polymeric materials and thermoplastic blends made from floating aquatic macrophytes such as “Duckweed”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 127(1), 375-386. 

Kim J.R. and Sharma, S. (2012). The development and comparison of bio-thermoset plastics from epoxidized plant oils. Industrial Crops and Products, 36(1), 485-499. 

Sharma, S., Hodges, J.N., Fehime, V., and Luzinov, I. (2012).  Biodegradable polymer materials from proteins produced by animal co-products industry: Bloodmeal. Hinestoza, J. and Netravali, N. (eds.) Cellulose Based Composites: New Green Nanomaterials. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.

Sharma, S. and Luzinov, I. (2012). Water aided fabrication of whey and albumin plastics. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 20(3), 681-689.

Cao, J. and Sharma, S. (2011). In vitro study of synthetic prosthetic meshes for inguinal hernia repair. AATCC Review Journal, 11(6), 52-59.

Sharma, S., and Luzinov, I. (2011). Ultrasonic curing of one-part epoxy system. Journal of Composite Materials, 45(21), 2217-2224. 

Sharma, S., Hodges, J.N., and Luzinov, I. (2008). Biodegradable plastics from animal protein co-products: Feathermeal, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 110(1), 459-467.

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Sergiy Minko

Sergiy Minko

Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Sergiy Minko is Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science and a supervisor of the Nanostructured Materials Lab http://nsmlab.com

305 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3122

Suraj Sharma

Suraj Sharma

Associate Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Suraj Sharma researches bioplastics - biocomposites from renewable resources, smart textiles, and medical textiles.

352 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7353