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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 165 Citations 142,526 691 World Ranking 30 National Ranking 18
Chemistry H-index 154 Citations 128,091 666 World Ranking 26 National Ranking 20

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Perkin Medal, Society of Chemical Industry, American Section

2017 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2017 - William H. Nichols Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2016 - Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

2015 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

2013 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2013 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2013 - Linus Pauling Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2011 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2010 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

2010 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2009 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For development of DNA programmable inorganic materials and dip pen nanolithography.

2004 - National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Award

2000 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1999 - ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS)

1995 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Nanotechnology
  • Organic chemistry
  • DNA

Chad A. Mirkin spends much of his time researching Nanotechnology, Nanoparticle, Oligonucleotide, Colloidal gold and Nanostructure. In his research, Lithography is intimately related to Nanolithography, which falls under the overarching field of Nanotechnology. His studies in Nanoparticle integrate themes in fields like Combinatorial chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, DNA and Particle size.

As a part of the same scientific study, he usually deals with the Oligonucleotide, concentrating on Biophysics and frequently concerns with Nucleic acid thermodynamics. His Colloidal gold study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Detection limit and Analytical chemistry. His Nanostructure research focuses on Plasmon and how it connects with Molecular physics and Discrete dipole approximation.

His most cited work include:

  • A DNA-based Method for Rationally Assembling Nanoparticles Into Macroscopic Materials (5006 citations)
  • Nanostructures in Biodiagnostics (3814 citations)
  • Selective Colorimetric Detection of Polynucleotides Based on the Distance-Dependent Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles (3593 citations)

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

Chad A. Mirkin mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Nanoparticle, Nanostructure, Oligonucleotide and DNA. Particularly relevant to Nanoscopic scale is his body of work in Nanotechnology. Chad A. Mirkin is interested in Colloidal gold, which is a field of Nanoparticle.

His work carried out in the field of Oligonucleotide brings together such families of science as Nucleic acid and Transfection. His Nucleic acid study incorporates themes from Biophysics and Spherical nucleic acid. His Plasmon study improves the overall literature in Optoelectronics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (45.30%)
  • Nanoparticle (28.80%)
  • Nanostructure (12.82%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Nanoparticle (28.80%)
  • Nanotechnology (45.30%)
  • Nucleic acid (9.83%)

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

His main research concerns Nanoparticle, Nanotechnology, Nucleic acid, DNA and Colloidal crystal. Nanoparticle is a subfield of Chemical engineering that Chad A. Mirkin tackles. His research integrates issues of Plasmon and Lithography in his study of Nanotechnology.

Chad A. Mirkin interconnects Biophysics, Cell biology and Spherical nucleic acid, Oligonucleotide in the investigation of issues within Nucleic acid. His Oligonucleotide research integrates issues from Combinatorial chemistry and Transfection. His studies in DNA integrate themes in fields like Crystallography, Colloidal gold and Self-assembly.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Metal–Organic Framework Nanoparticles (183 citations)
  • Polyelemental nanoparticle libraries (138 citations)
  • Optical Properties of One-, Two-, and Three-Dimensional Arrays of Plasmonic Nanostructures (136 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • DNA
  • Enzyme

His primary scientific interests are in Nanoparticle, Nanotechnology, Nucleic acid, DNA and Oligonucleotide. Chad A. Mirkin works in the field of Nanoparticle, namely Colloidal gold. His studies deal with areas such as Plasmon, Lithography and Polymer as well as Nanotechnology.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Biophysics, Sequence, Antigen and Spherical nucleic acid. His DNA research includes themes of Self-assembly and Electron-beam lithography. His work carried out in the field of Oligonucleotide brings together such families of science as Combinatorial chemistry and Intracellular.

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Top Publications

A DNA-based Method for Rationally Assembling Nanoparticles Into Macroscopic Materials

Chad A. Mirkin;Robert L. Letsinger;Robert C. Mucic;James J. Storhoff.
Nature (1996)

7272 Citations

Nanostructures in Biodiagnostics

Nathaniel L. Rosi;Chad A. Mirkin.
Chemical Reviews (2005)

5202 Citations

Selective Colorimetric Detection of Polynucleotides Based on the Distance-Dependent Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles

Robert Elghanian;James J. Storhoff;Robert C. Mucic;Robert L. Letsinger.
Science (1997)

5122 Citations

"Dip-Pen" Nanolithography

Richard D. Piner;Jin Zhu;Feng Xu;Seunghun Hong.
Science (1999)

3877 Citations

Photoinduced conversion of silver nanospheres to nanoprisms.

Rongchao Jin;YunWei Cao;Chad A. Mirkin;K. L. Kelly.
Science (2001)

3843 Citations

Nanoparticles with Raman Spectroscopic Fingerprints for DNA and RNA Detection

Yun Wei Charles Cao;Rongchao Jin;Chad A. Mirkin.
Science (2002)

3524 Citations

Scanometric DNA Array Detection with Nanoparticle Probes

T. Andrew Taton;Chad A. Mirkin;Robert L. Letsinger.
Science (2000)

3140 Citations

Nanoparticle-based bio-bar codes for the ultrasensitive detection of proteins.

Jwa Min Nam;C. Shad Thaxton;Chad A. Mirkin.
Science (2003)

2863 Citations

One-Pot Colorimetric Differentiation of Polynucleotides with Single Base Imperfections Using Gold Nanoparticle Probes

James J. Storhoff;Robert Elghanian;Robert C. Mucic;Chad A. Mirkin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1998)

2671 Citations

Array-based electrical detection of DNA with nanoparticle probes

So Jung Park;T. Andrew Taton;Chad A. Mirkin.
Science (2002)

2226 Citations

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