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Whirang Cho

Dr. Whirang Cho is a guest researcher in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division in the Physical Measurement Laboratory at NIST. She received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Seoul National University in S. Korea. Her research interests encapsulate functional nanomaterials and interfacial coatings, including functionalization of carbon fiber microelectrodes (CFMEs), carbohydrates (chitosan, cellulose), and conducting polymers. Investigating the morphologies and structures of the materials and developing functional nano(bio)materials has been a primary goal of her research.

Selected Publications

Eco-Degradable and Flexible Solid-State Ionic Conductors by Clay-Nanoconfined DMSO Composites, S. Lee, H. Hwang, W. Cho, D. Jang, T. Eom, D. C. Martin, J. J. Wie, and B. S. Shim, Adv. Sustainable Syst. 2020, 1900134.

Interfaces in Aromatic Polymer–Nanocellulose Composites, D. M. Fox, K. Wakeman, T. Ravick, W. Cho, C. Sayes, J. Woodcock, S. Seethamraju, and J. W. Gilman, Chapter in Cellulose to Nanocellulose: Production, Properties and Applications, T. D. Ngo (editor), Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers. (Book chapter)

Soft Conducting Materials Coating on Asymmetrically Porous Biomembranes by Ultrathin Carbon-Nanotube Layer-by-Layer Assembly, H. Kim, T. Eom, W. Cho, J. Wie, and B. S. Shim, Sens. Actuator B-Chem, 2018, 254, 916.

Nanoarchitecturing of Natural Melanin Nanospheres by Layer-by-Layer Assembly: Anti-inflammatory Conductive Coatings with Optoelectronic Device Tunability, T. Eom, K. Woo, W. Cho, D. Jang, D. Martin, J. Shin, D. C. Martin, J. Wie, and B. S. Shim, Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18, 1908.

Controlling the Morphology of Thiamethoxam Organic Crystals with Filamentous Bacteriophages, W. Cho, L. Liu, J. Forrest, J. D. Fowler, and E. M. Furst, ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2015, 7, 15707.

Synthesis and Characterization of Bicontinuous Cubic Poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene) Gyroid (PEDOT GYR) Gels, W. Cho, J. Wu, B. S. Shim, W. -F. Kuan, S. E. Mastroianni, W. –S. Young, C.-C. Kuo, T. H. Epps, and D. C. Martin, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015, 17, 5115. 

Highly Aligned Poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene) (PEDOT) Nano- and Microscale Fibers and Tubes, Z.-Q. Feng, J. Wu, W. Cho, M. K. Leach, E. W. Franz, Y. I. Naim, Z.-Z. Gu, J. M. Corey, and D. C. Martin, Polymer, 2013, 54, 702.

Targeted Binding of M13 Bacteriophage to Thiamethoxam Organic Crystals, W. Cho, J. D. Fowler, and E. M. Furst, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 6013.

A Facile Method to Prepare Preferential Alignment of Mesochannels in Silica Films by Solution Flow, W. Cho, T. Kim, K. Char, and C. Soles, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2010, 131, 136.

Created April 3, 2019, Updated May 22, 2020