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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 46 Citations 7,198 165 World Ranking 6843 National Ranking 1841

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Awards & Achievements

2010 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation Development of surface sensitive techniques to study polymeric surfaces and interfaces to understand properties such as adhesion, friction, and wetting

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Polymer
  • Composite material
  • Organic chemistry

His primary areas of study are Nanotechnology, Polymer, Gecko, Adhesion and Composite material. His work on Nanotube, Nanoparticle and Carbon nanotube as part of general Nanotechnology study is frequently connected to Structural coloration, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His studies deal with areas such as Relaxation, Doping and Polymer chemistry as well as Polymer.

His study in Gecko is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Biophysics and van der Waals force. His work in Adhesion addresses issues such as Contact angle, which are connected to fields such as Surface roughness, Hysteresis, Monolayer and Copolymer. His Composite material research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Spider and Thermal.

His most cited work include:

  • Carbon nanotube-based synthetic gecko tapes (506 citations)
  • Synthetic gecko foot-hairs from multiwalled carbon nanotubes (284 citations)
  • Dynamics of Ice Nucleation on Water Repellent Surfaces (219 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Adhesion, Composite material, Polymer, Nanotechnology and Adhesive. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Wetting, Humidity, Spider, Gecko and Surface energy. Ali Dhinojwala studies Composite material, namely Contact angle.

His work is dedicated to discovering how Polymer, Molecular physics are connected with Nuclear magnetic resonance and other disciplines. His Nanotechnology study often links to related topics such as Melanin. The study incorporates disciplines such as Thin film and Glass transition in addition to Polystyrene.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Adhesion (20.59%)
  • Composite material (19.28%)
  • Polymer (17.97%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Adhesion (20.59%)
  • Adhesive (16.34%)
  • Chemical physics (9.48%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Adhesion, Adhesive, Chemical physics, Composite material and Nanotechnology. His Adhesion research integrates issues from Wetting, Spider, Biophysics and Surface energy. His Adhesive research incorporates themes from Evolutionary biology, Polyester, Anolis, Underwater and Gecko.

His Chemical physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Colloid and Molecular dynamics. His work on Viscosity, Elastic modulus and Polystyrene as part of general Composite material study is frequently linked to Interface and Orientation, bridging the gap between disciplines. His research in Nanotechnology intersects with topics in Melanin and Spectrophotometry.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Linking energy loss in soft adhesion to surface roughness (28 citations)
  • Melanin Produced by the Fast-Growing Marine Bacterium Vibrio natriegens through Heterologous Biosynthesis: Characterization and Application. (15 citations)
  • Mechanism of UVA Degradation of Synthetic Eumelanin. (9 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Composite material

Ali Dhinojwala mainly investigates Adhesion, Melanin, Chemical physics, Nanotechnology and Structural coloration. His study with Adhesion involves better knowledge in Composite material. His work on Viscoelasticity, Wetting and Surface finish as part of general Composite material study is frequently linked to Contact mechanics, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His Chemical physics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Monolayer, Adsorption, Pulmonary surfactant and Dynamics. His work deals with themes such as Lightness and Optically active, which intersect with Nanotechnology. His studies in Adhesive integrate themes in fields like Coacervate, Aquatic fauna, Lower critical solution temperature and Underwater.

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Best Publications

Carbon nanotube-based synthetic gecko tapes

Liehui Ge;Sunny Sethi;Lijie Ci;Pulickel M. Ajayan.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2007)

513 Citations

Synthetic gecko foot-hairs from multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Betul Yurdumakan;Nachiket R. Raravikar;Pulickel M. Ajayan;Ali Dhinojwala.
Chemical Communications (2005)

397 Citations

Molecular Structure of Polystyrene at Air/Polymer and Solid/Polymer Interfaces

K. S. Gautam;Alexander D. Schwab;Ali Dhinojwala;D. Zhang.
Physical Review Letters (2000)

343 Citations

Dynamics of Ice Nucleation on Water Repellent Surfaces

Azar Alizadeh;Masako Yamada;Ri Li;Wen Shang.
Langmuir (2012)

339 Citations

Gecko-inspired carbon nanotube-based self-cleaning adhesives.

Sunny Sethi;Liehui Ge;Lijie Ci;P. M. Ajayan.
Nano Letters (2008)

253 Citations

Bio-Inspired Structural Colors Produced via Self-Assembly of Synthetic Melanin Nanoparticles

Ming Xiao;Yiwen Li;Michael C. Allen;Dimitri D. Deheyn.
ACS Nano (2015)

213 Citations

Rotational reorientation dynamics of disperse red 1 in polystyrene: α ‐relaxation dynamics probed by second harmonic generation and dielectric relaxation

Ali Dhinojwala;George K. Wong;John M. Torkelson.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1994)

198 Citations

Viscoelastic solids explain spider web stickiness.

Vasav Sahni;Todd A. Blackledge;Ali Dhinojwala.
Nature Communications (2010)

148 Citations

Surface wettability plays a significant role in gecko adhesion underwater

Alyssa Y. Stark;Ila Badge;Nicholas A. Wucinich;Timothy W. Sullivan.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013)

136 Citations

Translation-Rotation Paradox for Diffusion in Glass-Forming Polymers: The Role of the Temperature Dependence of the Relaxation Time Distribution

David B. Hall;Ali Dhinojwala;John M. Torkelson.
Physical Review Letters (1997)

135 Citations

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