James D Batteas


James Batteas

Phone: 979.458.2965
Fax: 979.845.4719


Research Interests

  • Nanoscale materials and devices,
  • Biological surfaces and interfaces and
  • Nanotribology,

Awards & Honors

  • College-Level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching (2013)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2012)


  • Ph. D., University of California at Berkeley

Selected Publications

Aggarwal, M. Qureshy, J. Johnson, J.D. Batteas, C.M. Drain, D. Samaroo, "Responsive Porphyrinoid Nanoparticles: Development and Applications", J. Porph. and Phthal. 15 (2011) 338-349.

S. Singh, A. Aggarwal, C. Farley, B.A. Hageman, J.D. Batteas and C.M. Drain, "Hierarchical Organization of a Robust Porphyrin Cage Self-Assembled by Hydrogen Bonds", Chem. Comm. 47 (2011) 7134-7136.

X. Hong, Z. Luo, and J.D. Batteas, "Enhanced Visible Light Absorption and Dopant Distribution of I-TiO2 Nanoparticles Synthesized by a New Facile Two-Step Hydrothermal Method", Journal Solid State Chemistry 184 (2011) 2244-2249.

R.L. Jones, B.L. Harrod and J.D. Batteas, "Intercalation of 3-phenyl-1-propoanol into OTS SAMs on Silica Nanoasperties to Create Self-Repairing Films for MEMS Lubrication", Langmuir 26 (2010) 16355-16361.

K. Cho, W.D. Kerber, S.-R. Lee, A. Wan, J.D. Batteas and D.P. Goldberg, "Preparation, Size Control, Surface Deposition, and Catalytic Reactivity of Hydrophobic Corrolazine Nanoparticles in an Aqueous Environment", Inorganic Chemistry 49 (2010) 8465-8473.