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Vinayak Rastogi

Research Interests:

Separation and characterization of single walled carbon nanotubes using ultracentrifugation, self-assembly of colloids, particle synthesis and surface functionalization, particle manipulation using electric and magnetic fields, microfabrication and microfluidics, sustained release, immunoassays.


  • V. Rastogi, K. P. Velikov, and O. D. Velev; Microfluidic Characterization of Sustained Release from Porous Supraparticles, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (in press).
  • V. Rastogi, A. A. Garcìa, M. Marquez and O. D. Velev; Anisotropic Particle Synthesis using Droplet Templates on Superhydrophobic Surface, Macromol. Rapid Comm. , 31, 190‐195 (2010).
  • V. Rastogi, S. Melle, O. G. Calderón, A. A. Garcìa, M. Marquez and O. D. Velev; Synthesis of Light‐diffracting Assemblies from Microspheres and Nanoparticles in Droplets on a Superhydrophobic Surface, Adv. Mater., 20, 4263 (2008). 
  • V. Rastogi and O. D. Velev; Development and Evaluation of Realistic Microbioassays in Freely Suspended Droplets on a Chip, Biomicrofluidics 1, 014107 (2007).
  • A. Garg, S. Saha, V. Rastogi and S. Chand; Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation of Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent, Indian J. Chem. Techn., 10, 305 (2003).  


Guest Researcher
Polymers Division
Complex Fluids Group

Employment History:

2010-present: Guest Researcher, Polymers Division,NIST.

2002-2004: Software Engineer, Infosys Technologies Litd., Bangalore, INDIA.

2003: Summer Intern, Jubilant Organosys Limited, INDIA.


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2010.

M.S., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2006.

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, INDIA, 2002.


Phone: 301-975-5891
Fax: 301-975-4924