Publications

Publications

Publications

​Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gonzalez, G.M., Ward, J., Song, J., Swana, K., Fossey, S., Palmer, J.L., Zhang, F., Lucian, V., Cera, L., Zimmerman, J.F., Burpo, F.J., Parker, K.K. Para-Aramid Nanofiber Sheets: Overcoming the Trade-Off Between Mechanical and Thermal Protection. Matter, 2020, 3, 1-17

Vanessa R. Melanson*, Madeline Ryu, Megan Gagnon, Grant Hall, Kristina Mackey, Jessica Min, Michael Turner, F. John Burpo, and Jason Barnhill. "Combating Dengue: A US Military Perspective." Virology and Retrovirology,  2019, 2(2), 123.

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Joshua P. McClure, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Jack Bui, Anchor R. Losch. "Salt-templated Cu-Pt Alloy Macrotubes." Catalysts, 2019, 9(8), 662. Featured in Special Issue - Recent Advances in Pt-Based Catalysts: Theoretical and Experimental Results.

Veasna Soum, Sooyoung Park, Albertus Ivan Brilian, Yunpyo Kim, Madeline Y. Ryu, Taler Brazell, F. John Burpo, Kevin Kit Parker, Oh-Sun Kwon and Kwanwoo Shin*. "Inkjet-Printed Carbon Nanotubes for Fabricating a Spoof Fingerprint on Paper." ACS Omega, 2019, 4, 8626−8631.

F. John Burpo*, Jesse L. Palmer, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Enoch A. Nagelli, Lauren A. Morris, Joshua P. McClure, Madeline Y. Ryu, J. Kenneth Wickiser. "Synthesis Method for Cellulose Nanofiber Templated Metal Aerogels." J. Vis Exp. (147), e59176, doi:10.3791/59176 (2019).

Alexander N. Mitropoulos*, F. John Burpo*, Chi K. Nguyen, Enoch A. Nagelli, Madeline Y. Ryu, Jenny Wang, R. Kenneth Sims, Kamil Woronowicz, J. Kenneth Wickiser. "Noble metal composite porous silk fibroin aerogel fibers." Materials, 2019, 12(6) 894.

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Joshua P. McClure, David R. Baker, Anchor R. Losch, Deryn Chu. "Salt-Templated Platinum-Palladium Porous Macrobeam Synthesis." MRS Communications, 2019, 9(1), 280-287.

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Lauren A. Morris, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander N. Mitropoulos. "Salt-Mediated Au-Cu Nanofoam and Au-Cu-Pd Porous Macrobeam Synthesis." Molecules. 2018, 23, 1701-1715. Featured in Special Issue - Chemistry of Aerogels and Their Applications.

Fred J. Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Lauren A. Morris, Joshua P. McClure, Madeline Y. Ryu, and Jesse L. Palmer.   "Synthesis Method for Au, Pd, and Pt Aerogels via Direct Solution-Based Reduction." J. Vis Exp. (136), e57875, doi:10.3791/57875 (2018).  

F. John Burpo*, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Enoch A. Nagelli, Madeline Y. Ryu, Jesse L. Palmer. "Gelatin Biotemplated Pt Aerogels." MRS Advances, 2018, 3(47-48), 2875-2880.

F. John Burpo*, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Enoch A. Nagelli, Lauren A. Morris, Joshua P. McClure, Jesse L. Palmer, Madeline Y. Ryu. "Cellulose Nanofiber Biotemplated Palladium Aerogels." Molecules. 2018, 23, 1405-1418. Featured in Special Issue - Chemistry of Aerogels and Their Applications.

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen J. Winter, Joshua P. McClure, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Alvin R. Burns, Sean F. O'Brien. "Salt-Templated Hierarchically Porous Platinum Macrotube Synthesis." ChemistrySelect. 2018, 3, 4542-4546.

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Lauren A. Morris, Joshua P. McClure, Madeline Y. Ryu, Jesse L. Palmer. "Direct Solution-Based Reduction Synthesis of Au, Pd, and Pt Aerogels." J. Materials Research. 2017, 32 (22), 4153-4165. (Invited Paper) Featured in MRS Bulletin: "Metallic aerogels synthesized in one-step process," December 18, 2017.

*Corresponding author

Abstracts & Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

F. John Burpo*, Samuel L. Lowell, Enoch A. Nagelli, Felita Zhang, Epiphanie Onuomadonkeng. "DNA Biotemplated 3-Dimensional Copper Nanowire Composite Films." American Chemical Society National Meeting. Orlando, FL, March 2019. (Oral)

F. John Burpo*, Madeline Y. Ryu, Enoch A. Nagelli, Felita Zhang, Epiphanie Onuomadonkeng. "Gelatin-Cellulose Nanofiber Biotemplated Platinum Nanowire Porous Fibers." American Chemical Society National Meeting. Orlando, FL, March 2019. (Poster) Selected for ACS Sci-Mix poster session, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Division.

Gabrielle Milanesa, Alexander Mitropoulos, Kamil Woronowicz, F. John Burpo, Enoch Nagelli. "Self-Assembly of Graphene/Noble Metal Nanotube Composite Electrodes for Fuel Cells and Supercapacitors." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

An Vu, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo and Enoch Nagelli. "Self-Assembly of 3D Graphene/Carbon Nanotube Electrodes Via Poly(acrylic) Acid/Nickel Complexing for Biosensor Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

Delaney Marbach, F. John Burpo, Enoch Nagelli. "3D Carbon Nanomaterial/Platinum Microtube Composites for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalysis in Fuel Cells." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

Enoch Nagelli, An Vu, Kamil Woronowicz, F. John Burpo, Alexander Mitropoulos. "Self-Assembly of 3D Graphene/Carbon Nanotube Electrodes Via Electrostatic Polyanion Coordination for Biosensor Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Oral)

Enoch Nagelli, Gabrielle Milanesa, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander Mitropoulos. "Template-Free Self-Assembly of 3D Graphene/Noble Metal Nanotube Composite Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Fuel Cells." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Oral)

Alexander Mitropoulos, Gabriella Milanesa, Jenny Wang, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz, Enoch Nagelli. "Self Assembly of Silk Fibroin/Metal Composite Nanomaterials." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Oral)

Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Enoch A. Nagelli, Jenny L. Wang, Kamil Woronowicz, J. Kenneth Wickiser, F. John Burpo*. "Electroless deposition of noble metal nanoparticles onto silk fibroin films for biochemical detection." World Congress on Biosensors. Miami, FL, June 2018. (Oral)

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Joshua P. McClure, Alexander Mitropoulos, Anchor Losch. "Salt-Templated Copper-Platinum Alloy Macrotube Synthesis." ACS Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting (NENM 2018). Lake Placid, NY, June 2018. (Poster)

Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Jenny L. Wang, R. Kenneth Sims, Kamil Woronowicz, J. Kenneth Wickiser, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Conductive nanostructured silk fibroin materials." ACS Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting (NENM 2018). Lake Placid, NY, June 2018. (Poster)

Enoch Nagelli, Gabrielle Milanesa, Jenny Wang, An Vu, Benjamin Petrella, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo*. "3D Graphene/Platinum Nanotube Hybrid Composite Electrodes via Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Supercapacitor Applications." ACS Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting (NENM 2018). Lake Placid, NY, June 2018. (Poster)

Allen Gong, Gabrielle Milanesa, John Stephen, Enoch Nagelli, F. John Burpo and Kamil Woronowicz. "Cyclic Voltammetry of Rhodobacter Sphaeroides Reaction Centers on Carbon-Based Composite Electrodes and Implications for Photocurrent Generation." ACS Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting (NENM 2018). Lake Placid, NY, June 2018. (Poster)

Allen Gong, Gabriela Milanesa, John Stephen, Enoch Nagelli, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz. "Rhodobacter sphaeroides reaction centers on carbon-based composite electrodes." Eastern Regional Photosynthesis Conference (ERPC). Woods Hole, MA, April 2018. (Poster)

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Madeline Y. Ryu, Jesse L. Palmer. "Gelatin Biotemplated Platinum Aerogels." Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting. Phoenix, MA, April 2018. (Oral).

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Anchor Losch. "Salt-Templated Platinum-Palladium Alloy Porous Macrotube Synthesis." Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting. Phoenix, MA, April 2018. (Poster).

F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen J. Winter, Joshua P. McClure, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Alvin R. Burns, Sean F. O'Brien.  "Salt-Templated Hierarchically Porous Platinum Macrotube Synthesis for Catalysis." Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting. Boston, MA, November 2017. (Poster)

Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo, Stephen J. Winter, Kamil Woronowicz, Jenny Wang, An Vu, Dade Mortimer. "3D Carbon Nanomaterial/Metal Nanowire Hybrid Composite Electrodes via Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Energy Storage and Conversion." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN, November 2017. (Oral)

Dan Rabbia, Hugh Mahr, Madison Turner, F. John Burpo* and Enoch A. Nagelli.* "3D Platinum Nanotube and Carbon Composite Electrodes for Electrocatalysis for Fuel Cells", American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN, November 2017. (Poster)

Dade Mortimer, An Vu, Stephen Winter, F. John Burpo*, Dr. Enoch Nagelli*. "Polyelectrolyte Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes and Platinum Nanowire Hybrid Composite Electrodes via Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Energy Storage and Conversion Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN, November 2017 (Poster)

Jenny Wang, Stephen Winter, Kamil Woronowicz, F. John Burpo*, Enoch A. Nagelli.* "3D Graphene/Platinum Nanowire Hybrid Composite Electrodes via Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Supercapacitor Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN, November 2017. (Poster)

F. John Burpo*, Enoch Nagelli, Jesse Palmer, Madeline Ryu.  "Direct Solution-Based Reduction Synthesis of Au, Pd, and Pt Aerogels." Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting. Phoenix, AZ April 2017. (Oral)

*Corresponding author

Contributed Presentations by Students

Ross A. L. Poulin, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz*, Enoch A. Nagelli*. "Chemical Crosslinking Graphene Oxide with DNA and Protein Reaction Centers to Create Aerogels for use in Biosensors." ACS Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Research Symposium. Vassar, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Delaney A. Marbach, Aaron Romero, Dan Rabbia, Hugh Mahr, Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo*. "Carbon Nanotubes/Platinum Nanoparticle Composites for Enhanced Oxygen Reaction Catalysis for Fuel Cells." ACS Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Research Symposium. Vassar, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Anchor R. Losch, Jack Bui, Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo*. "Salt-Templated Copper-Platinum Porous Macrotubes for Catalysis." ACS Mid-Hudson Undergraduate Research Symposium. Vassar, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Jenny L. Wang, Mason H. Remondelli, Stephanie M. Dudgeon, Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo*. "DNA Biotemplated 3-Dimensional Copper Nanowire Composite Films." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Felita Zhang, Veronica Lucian, Brittany R. Aikin, Epiphanie Onuomadonkeng, Kelsey Healy, Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo*. "Salt-Templated Metal and Metal Oxide Porous Materials." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

R. Kenneth Sims, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Jenny Wang, Kamil Woronowicz, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Conductive Silk Fibroin Nanocomposites for Biosensor Applications." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Delaney A. Marbach, Daniel Rabbia, Hugh Mahr, Aaron Romero, Deryn Chu, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "3D Carbon Nanomaterial/Platinum Microtube Composites for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalysis in Fuel Cells." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Evan W. Ousley, Blake T. Koppel, Sawyer J. Madsen, F. John Burpo, Matthew J. Armstrong, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Synthesis of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/MWNT Nanocomposite Fibers for Flexible Energy Storage Applications." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Evan W. Ousley, Blake T. Koppel, Sawyer J. Madsen, F. John Burpo, Matthew J. Armstrong, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Synthesis of Poly(vinyl alcohol)/MWNT Nanocomposite Fibers for Flexible Energy Storage Applications." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). West Point, NY, April 2019. (Poster)

Jenny Wang, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Electroless Deposition of Noble Metals on Silk Films for Biosensor Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Undergraduate Student Poster Session: Materials Engineering and Sciences. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

Delaney A. Marbach, Dan Rabbia, Hugh Mahr, Jack Bui, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "3D CNT/Platinum Nanotube Composites for Electrocatalysis in PEM Fuel Cells." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Undergraduate Student Poster Session: Materials Engineering and Sciences. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

An B. Vu, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "3D Assembly of Carbon Nanomaterials for Biosensing Applications." American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Undergraduate Student Poster Session: Materials Engineering and Sciences. Pittsburg, PA, November 2018. (Poster)

Allen Gong, Gabrielle Milanesa, Ramsey Wagner, An B. Vu, Enoch Nagelli, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz. "Rhodobacter sphaeroides reaction centers on carbon-based composite electrodes." Army Research Laboratories-United States Military Academy Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD. October, 2018. (Poster)

Jenny Wang, Kenneth Simms, Alexander Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Electroless Deposition of Noble Metals on Silk films for Biosensor Applications." ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2018. (Oral)

An B. Vu, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli "Self-Assembly of 3D Assembly of Carbon Nanomaterials for Biosensor Applications" ARL-USMA Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD, October 2018. (Oral)

Jenny Wang, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, Kenneth Sims, F. John Burpo, J. Kenneth Wickiser, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Electroless Deposition of Noble Metals on Silk films for Biosensor Applications." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). Colorado Springs, CO, April 2018. (Poster)

Gabrielle Milanesa, Enoch Nagelli, F. John Burpo, Kamil Woronowicz, Alexander Mitropoulos. "Bottom-up Assembly of 3D Graphene/Noble Metal Composite Electrode Materials." Inter-Academy Chemical Symposium (IACS). Colorado Springs, CO, April 2018. (Poster)

Anchor Losch, Enoch A. Nagelli, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Joshua P. McClure, Alexander N. Mitropoulos, F. John Burpo*. "Salt-Templated Platinum-Palladium Alloy Porous Macrotube Synthesis." Inter-Academy Chemistry Symposium (IACS). Colorado Springs, CO, April 2018. (Poster)

Sean F. O'Brien, Alvin R. Burns, Deryn D. Chu, Enoch A. Nagelli, F. John Burpo*. "3D Platinum Nanotube Electrodes via Template-Free Electrostatic Self-Assembly for Electrocatalysis." ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2017. (Poster) 

Jenny Wang, Gabrielle Milanesa, Deryn D. Chu, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "3D Graphene and Platinum Nanowire Composites for Electrocatalysis."  ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2017. (Poster) 

Mortimer Dade, An Vu, Deryn D. Chu, F. John Burpo, Enoch A. Nagelli. "Poly(Acrylic Acid) Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes and Platinum Nanotube Porous Composites for Energy Storage and Conversion." ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2017. (Poster) 

Gabrielle Milanesa, Allen Gong, John Stephen, Enoch A. Nagelli, Kamil Woronowicz, F. John Burpo*. "3D Photosynthetic Reaction Centers/Graphene Composite Electrodes for Photocurrent Generation and Energy Storage." ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2017. (Poster) 

Joshua Thomlinson-Aaron, Alvin Burns, Dade Mortimer, Jenny Wang, Stephen Winter, Enoch Nagelli, Deryn Chu, F. John Burpo*. "3-Dimensional Networks of Platinum Square Hollow Nanotubes for Catalysis." Inter-Academy Chemistry Symposium (IACS). New London, CT, April 2017. (Poster)

Madeline Ryu, Jesse Palmer, F. John Burpo*. "Bio-templated Noble Metal Nanowires." Inter-Academy Chemistry Symposium (IACS). New London, CT, April 2017. (Poster)

Stephen Winter, Enoch Nagelli, Deryn Chu, Joshua Thomlinson-Aaron, Alvin Burns, Uriel Shao, F. John Burpo*. "Palladium and Platinum Square Hollow Nanotubes for Catalysis," ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2016. (Poster)

Madeline Ryu, Jesse Palmer, F. John Burpo*. "Bio-Templated Nanowire Films for Lightweight Multi-functional Materials," ARL-USMA Technical Symposium. Aberdeen, MD, October 2016. (Poster)

Benjamin Barclay, Brian Bui, Jared Collins, Connor Mulhere, Charles Neild, Stephen Winter, John Belanger, and F. John Burpo*. "Exo-Juice: Electro-mechanical Batteries."  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency –Service Academy Innovation Challenge (DARPA-SAIC). Washington, DC, April 2016. (Poster, Oral)

Benjamin Barclay, Brian Bui, Conner Mulhere, Charles Neild, Stephen Winter, F. John Burpo*. "Hierarchical Assembly of DNA Bio-templated Nanowire and Nanotube Films for Lightweight Multi-functional Materials." American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Mid-Atlantic Student Regional Conference. Newark, DE, April 2016. (Poster)

Benjamin Barclay, David Brown, Shawn Cooper, Connor Mulhere, Alex Parra, Stephen Winter, F. John Burpo*. "Hierarchical Assembly of DNA Bio-templated Nanowire and Nanotube Films for Lightweight Multi-functional Materials." American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Annual Student Conference. Atlanta, GA, November 2014. (Poster)

Benjamin Barclay, David Brown, Shawn Cooper, Connor Mulhere, Alex Parra, Stephen Winter, F. John Burpo*. "Hierarchical Assembly of DNA Bio-templated Nanowire and Nanotube Films for Lightweight Multi-functional Materials." Army Research Laboratories-United States Military Academy Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD, October 2014. (Poster and Oral)

David M. Brown, Kyle Geiser, F. John Burpo*. "Synthesis of Square Planar Ion Complex Salt-Templated Nanotubes." Inter-Academy Chemistry Symposium (IACS). Colorado Springs, CO, May 2014. (Poster)

Samuel Lowell, Andrew Pribble, Katherine Gross, Alex Parra, F. John Burpo*. "Power Patch v.2." MIT Soldier Design Competition. Cambridge, MA, May 2014. (Poster, Oral)

Samuel Lowell, Andrew Pribble, Katherine Gross, Alex Parra, F. John Burpo*. "Power Patch: Hierarchical 3-Dimensional Nano-Porous Networks for Lightweight Energy Storage." Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – Undergraduate Research Opportunity (DARPA-UROP) Service Academy Design Competition. Washington, DC, April 2014. (Poster, Oral)

Katherine Collins, Ricardo Galindo, Erick Velasquez, F. John Burpo*. "Biotemplating with DNA to form 3D Nano-porous Hydroxyapatite." Army Research Laboratories-United States Military Academy Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD, April 2014. (Poster and Oral)

David M. Brown, Kyle Geiser, F. John Burpo*. "Synthesis of Square Planar Ion Complex Salt-Templated Nanotubes."  Army Research Laboratories-United States Military Academy Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD, April 2014. (Poster)

Samuel Lowell, Andrew Pribble, Katherine Gross, Alex Parra, F. John Burpo*. "Hierarchical 3D Nanotube-Nanowire Assemblies." Army Research Laboratories-United States Military Academy Technical Symposium (AUTS). Aberdeen, MD, April 2014.  (Poster, Oral)

Brandon Lew, Michael Theising, Galen Mandes, F. John Burpo*. "Power Patch." MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology - Soldier Design Competition.  Cambridge, MA, May 2011. (Poster, Oral)

*Corresponding author

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