Narayan Bhattarai

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentChemical, Biological and Bio Engineering



OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 326

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Narayan Bhattarai


Ph D: Engineering, Chonbuk National University, 2003

MS: Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, 1996

BS: Tribhuvan University, 1994

Research Interests

Synthesis and modifications of biomedical polymers and composites; Surface engineering of metallic and ceramic implant materials; Biomimetic nanofibers and 3D scaffolds for tissue regeneration, cellular differentiation, and cancer treatment; Engineered nanoparticles for therapeutic delivery and imaging

Recent Publications

Rahman, Shekh  Carter, Princeton  Bhattarai, Narayan  (2017).  Aloe Vera for Tissue Engineering Applications.  (1,  8,  pp. 6).  Journal of Functional Biomaterials.

Adhikari, Udhab  Rijal, Nava  Khanal, Shalil  Pai, Devdas  Sankar, Jagannathan  Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  Magnesium incorporated chitosan based scaffolds for tissue engineering applications.  (2,  1,  pp. 132รข€“139).  Bioactive Materials.

Mahoney, C.  Conklin, D.  Waterman, Jenora  Sankar, Jagannathan  Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  Electrospun nanofibers of poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/depolymerized chitosan for respiratory tissue engineering applications.  (7,  27,  pp. 611-625).  Journal of Biomaterials Science-Polymer Edition.

Rahman, Shekh  Mahoney, Christopher  Sankar, Jagannathan  Marra, Kacey   Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  PLGA/Chitosan microspheres for controlled release of magnesium.  (203,  pp. 59-66).  Material Science and Engineering Part B .

Rijal, NP  Adhikari, U  Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  Production of electrospun chitosan for biomedical applications.   Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1: Fundamentals.

Salas, Carlos  Thompson, Zanshe   Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  ELECTROSPUN CHITOSAN FIBERS.  In Afshari, Mehdi,  Electron Nanofibers  (1st Edition,  ).  Elsevier Inc.

Khanal, Shalil  Adhikari, Udhab  Rijal, Nava  Bhattarai, Shanta  Sankar, Jagannathan  Bhattarai, Narayan  (2016).  pH-Responsive PLGA Nanoparticle for Controlled Payload Delivery of Diclofenac Sodium.  (3,  7,  pp. 21).  Journal of Functional Biomaterials.