Prathima Nalam

PhD

Prathima Nalam

Prathima Nalam

PhD

Prathima Nalam

PhD

Research Topics

Tribology; soft mechanics; surface and interfacial forces; atomic force microscopy

Contact Information

128 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-9193

prathima@buffalo.edu

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Refereed Contributions

  • Competitive Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes onto and into Pellicle Coated Hydroxyapatite using QCM-D and Force Spectroscopy. Hyun-Su Lee, Carl Myers, Lynette Zaidel, Prathima C. Nalam, Matthew A. Caporizzo, Carlo Daep, David M. Eckmann, James G. Masters and Russell J. Composto. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9 (15), 13079–13091.
  • Nanomechanics of pH-Responsive, Drug-loaded, Bi-layered Polymer Grafts. Prathima C. Nalam, Hyun-Su Lee, Nupur Bhatt, Robert W. Carpick, David M. Eckmann and Russell Composto, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9 (15), 12936–12948.
  • Nano-rheology of hydrogels using tip-based, force modulation atomic probe microscopy. Prathima C. Nalam, Nitya N. Gosvami, Matthew A. Capparizzo, Russell J. Composto and Robert W. Carpick; Soft Matter 2015 (41) 11, 8165-8178.
  • Direct torsional actuation of microcantilevers using magnetic excitation. Nitya N. Gosvami, Prathima C. Nalam, Annemarie Exarhos, Qizhan Tam, Jay M. Kikkawa, Robert W. Carpick; Applied Physics Letters 2014 (9) 105, 093101.
  •  Stratified Polymer Grafts: Synthesis and Characterization of Layered 'Brush' and 'Gel' Structures. Ang Li, Shivaprakash N. Ramakrishna, Prathima C. Nalam, Edmondo M. Benetti, Nicholas D. Spencer, Advanced Materials Interfaces 2014 (1) 1, 1300007.
  • Adhesion and Friction Properties of Polymer Brushes on Rough Surfaces: A Gradient Approach. Shivaprakash Ramakrishna, Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal, Vikrant Naik, Prathima C. Nalam, Nicholas D. Spencer. Langmuir 2013 (29) 49, 15251-15259.
  • Exploring lubrication regimes at the nano-scale: Nano-tribological characterization of silica and polymer brushes in viscous solvents. Prathima C. Nalam, Shivaprakash N. Ramakrishna, Rosa M. Espinosa Marzal, Nicholas D. Spencer, Langmuir 2013 (29) 32, 10149-10158.
  • Two-fluid model for the interpretation of quartz crystal microbalance response: Tuning properties of polymer brushes with solvent mixtures. Prathima C. Nalam, Leonid Daikhin Rosa M. Espinosa Marzal, Jarred N. Clashom, Michael Urbakh, Nicholas D. Spencer, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2013 (177) 9, 4533-4543.
  • Impact of solvation on equilibrium conformation of polymer brushes in solvent mixtures. Rosa Espinosa Marzal*, Prathima C. Nalam*, Sreenath Bolishetty, Nicholas D. Spencer, Soft Matter 2013 (9) 15, 4045-4057. (* co-first author)
  • Study of adhesion and friction properties on a nanoparticle gradient surface: Transition from JKR to DMT contact mechanics. Shivaprakash N. Ramakrishna, Prathima C. Nalam, Lucy Y. Clasohm, Nicholas D. Spencer, Langmuir 2013 (29) 1, 175-182.
  • The impact of hydrophilic/hydrophobic surface chemistry on hydration forces in the absence of confinement. Gillian Kaggwa, Prathima C. Nalam, Jason I. Kilpatrick, Nicholas D. Spencer, Suzanne P. Jarvis, Langmuir 2012 (28) 16, 6589-6594.
  • Macrotribological studies of poly(L-lysine)-graft-poly(ethylene glycol) in aqueous glycerol mixtures. Prathima C. Nalam, Jarred N. Clasohm, Alireza Mashaghi, Nicholas D. Spencer, Tribology Letters 2010 (37) 3, 541-552.
  • Wet-etching of precipitation-based thin film microstructures for micro-solid oxide fuel cells. Jennifer L.M. Rupp, Ulrich P. Muecke, Prathima C. Nalam, Ludwig J. Gauckler, Journal of Power Sources 2010 (195) 9, 2669-2676.
  • Dry sliding tribology of dioctylthiophosphoric acid self-assembled on steel at 150oC. Prathima C. Nalam, R. Sarin and S.K. Biswas, Tribology Letters 2006 (23) 3, 231-241.
  • A thermal study of accumulation of conformational disorders in the self-assembled monolayers of C8 and C18 alkanethiols on Au (111) surface. Prathima N., Harini M., Neeraj Rai, Chandrasekhar

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