Trevor John (TJ) Simmons

Research Associate

Trevor John (TJ) Simmons


Ph.D. Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, Stony Brook Univeristy, 2004
A.S. Dutchess County Community College, 2002



“Gallium Functionalization of Nitrogen-doped Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes to form Ga-CNx-MWCNT Hybrid Materials”, Trevor J. Simmons, Daniel P. Hashim, Xiabo Zhen, Myung Gwan Hahm, Mariela Bravo-Sanchez, E. López-Luna, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Hugo Navarro-Contreras, Miguel A. Vidal, Carbon Submitted-In Revision

“High-sensitivity bolometers from self-oriented single-walled carbon nanotube composites”, Gustavo Vera-Reveles (shared 1st), Trevor J. Simmons (shared 1st), Mariela Bravo-Sanchez, M. A. Vidal, Hugo Navarro-Contreras, Francisco J. Gonzalez, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011; 3: 3200–3204

“Flexible Electrospun Cellulose Fibers as an Affinity Packing Material for the Separation of Bovine Serum Albumin”, Minoru Miyauchi, Jianjun Miao, Trevor J. Simmons, Jonathan S. Dordick, Robert J. Linhardt, J. Chromatograph Separat. Techniq. 2011, 2(2): 110

“Electrospun polyvinylpyrrolidone fibers with high concentrations of ferromagnetic and superparamagnetic nanoparticles”, Minoru Miyauchi (shared 1st), Trevor J. Simmons (shared 1st), Jianjun Miao (shared 1st), Jennifer E. Gagner, Zachary H. Shriver, Udayanath Aich, Jonathan S. Dordick, Robert J. Linhardt, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011; 3: 1958–1964

“Preparation of synthetic wood composites using ionic liquids”, Trevor J. Simmons, Sang Hyun Lee, Jianjun Miao, Minoru Miyauchi, Tae-Joon Park, Shyam S. Bale, Ravi Pangule, Justin Bult, Jeffrey G. Martin, Jonathan S. Dordick, and Robert J. Linhardt, Wood Science & Technology, December 28 2010, Online FirstTM

Cover Article, Top 20 of 2010
“Stable aqueous dispersions of noncovalently functionalized graphene from graphite and their multifunctional high-performance applications”, Xiaohong An (shared 1st), Trevor Simmons (shared 1st), Rakesh Shah, Christopher Wolfe, Kim M. Lewis, Morris Washington, Saroj K. Nayak, Saikat Talapatra, and Swastik Kar, Nano Letters, 2010; 10: 4295-4301

“Conductive cable fibers with insulating surface prepared by coaxial electrospinning of multiwalled nanotubes and cellulose”, Minoru Miyauchi, Jianjun Miao, Trevor J. Simmons, Jong-Won Lee, Thomas V. Doherty, Jonathan S. Dordick, and Robert J. Linhardt, Biomacromolecules, 2010; 11: 2440-2445

“Electrospinning of nanomaterials and applications in electronic components and devices”, Jianjun Miao, Minoru Miyauchi, Trevor J. Simmons, Jonathan S. Dordick, and Robert J. Linhardt, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2010; 10: 5507-5519

“Liquid crystal behavior of single wall carbon nanotubes”, Mariela Bravo-Sanchez, Trevor J. Simmons, M.A. Vidal, Carbon, 2010; 48: 3531-3542

“Antiseptic single wall carbon nanotube bandages”, T.J. Simmons, S-H. Lee, T-J. Park, D.P. Hashim, P.M. Ajayan, R.J. Linhardt, Carbon, 2009; 47: 1561-1564

“Noncovalent functionalization as an alternative to oxidative acid treatment of single wall carbon nanotubes with applications for polymer composites”, Trevor J. Simmons, Justin Bult, Daniel P. Hashim, Robert J. Linhardt, Pulickel M. Ajayan, ACS Nano, 2009; 3(4):865-870

“Heparin–cellulose–charcoal composites for drug detoxification prepared using room temperature ionic liquids”, Tae-Joon Park, Sang-Hyun Lee, Trevor J. Simmons, Jeffrey G. Martin, Shaker A. Mousa, Elisaveta A. Snezhkova, Veronika V. Sarnatskaya, Vladimir G. Nikolaev and Robert J. Linhardt, Chem. Commun., 2008, 5022–5024

“Large area aligned arrays from direct deposition of single wall carbon nanotube inks”,
Trevor J. Simmons, Daniel P. Hashim, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007; 129: 10088-10089

Awards and Academic Honors

Highly Accessed Article (shared 1st-author) Top 20 Most-accessed Articles in Nano Letters for 2010 “Stable Aqueous Dispersions of Noncovalently Functionalized Graphene from Graphite and their Multifunctional High-Performance Applications”
Session Organizer (presider), Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials, American Chemical Society 240th National Meeting, Boston; August 25, 2010
First Place Winner, Science as Art Contest, International Materials Research Conference, Chongqing, China; June 2008
Finalist, Science as Art Contest, Spring MRS 2008

Professional Societies

American Chemical Society
Materials Research Society

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