Shyam Aravamudhan

Professor/Director of JSIRT

Shyam Aravamudhan
Joint School of Nanotechnology

JSNN: Nanoengineering

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering 208G
Ph.D.Electrical Engineering / University of South Florida
M.S.Electrical Engineering / University of South Florida
B.S.Electrical and Electronics Engineering / University of Madras


Shyam Aravamudhan obtained his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of South Florida. He previously worked as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Emergency Response and Air Toxicants Branch) and as a Post-doctoral Fellow in Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

Nanobioelectronics, Regenerative Engineering, 2D Materials, MEMS Sensors and System, Material Toxicity

Recent Publications

  • Qassim Dirar, Teal Russell, Lumei Liu, Sarah Ahn, Gianpietro Dotti, Shyam Aravamudhan, Laura Conforti, Yeoheung Yun (2020). (Activation and degranulation of CAR-T cells using engineered antigen-presenting cell surfaces). (9) 15, pp. 1-16. PLOS ONE.
  • Sheikh Saudi, Shanta Bhattarai, Udhab Adhikari, Shalil Khanal, Jagannathan Sankar, Shyam Aravamudhan, Narayan Bhattarai (2020). (Nanonet-nano fiber electrospun mesh of PCL–chitosan for controlled and extended release of diclofenac sodium). (46) 12, pp. 23556-23569. Nanoscale.
  • Sarah Karimi, Rockford Draper, Paul Pantano, Steven Crawford, Shyam Aravamudhan (2019). (Acute and chronic toxicity to Daphnia magna of colloidal silica nanoparticles in a chemical mechanical planarization slurry after polishing a gallium arsenide wafer). 13, pp. 56-65. NanoImpact.
  • Qassim Dirar, Teal Russell, Shyam Aravamudhan, Yeoheung Yun (2019). (CAR T-cells’ Interaction with Artificial Antigen Presenting Cell Surface). (1\_supplement) 33, pp. 785.7-785.7. The FASEB Journal.
  • Sajedeh Pourianejad, Frederick Aryeetey, Shyam Aravamudhan, Tetyana Ignatova (2019). (Characterization of 2D Hybrid Systems: Graphene and Beyond). T70.00240, Bulletin of the American Physical Society.
  • J. Eshun, Lijun Wang, E. Ansah, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Keith Schimmel, Vinayak Kabadi, Shyam Aravamudhan (2019). (Characterization of the physicochemical and structural evolution of biomass particles during combined pyrolysis and CO2 gasification). 92, pp. 82-93. Journal of the Energy Institute.
  • S. Woosley, N. Abuali Galehdari, Ajit Kelkar, Shyam Aravamudhan (2018). (Fused deposition modeling 3D printing of boron nitride composites for neutron radiation shielding). (22) 33, pp. 3657-3664. Journal of Materials Research.
  • Praveen Sekhar, Z Moore, Shyam Aravamudhan, A Khosla (2017). (A new low-temperature electrochemical hydrocarbon and NOx sensor). (12) 17, pp. 2759. Sensors.
  • Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (Behavior of Fibroblastic Cells under the Influence of Variable Biaxial Cyclic Stress Regimes). 23, pp. S125. Tissue Engineering Part A.
  • Steven Crawford, Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (Environmental Impact and Speciation Analysis of Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Waste Following GaAs Polishing). (2) 80, pp. 171. ECS Transactions.
  • Komal Garde, Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (Penetrating Nanoelectrodes for Stimulation of Cells). (11) 77, pp. 1701. ECS Transactions.
  • Komal Garde, Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (Role of Nanoelectrodes and Electrical Stimulation to Modulate Cellular Functions). 23, pp. S114. Tissue Engineering Part A.
  • H Ghazizadeh, Y Patel, Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (The Role of Complex Mechanical Stimuli on Differentiation of 3T3/L1 Fibroblastic Preadipocytes and the Lipid Accumulation). 23, pp. S101. Tissue Engineering Part A.
  • Hamed Ghazizadeh, Shyam Aravamudhan (2017). (Two-dimensional in-vitro cell stretch platforms). (8) 17, pp. 1730003. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology.
  • Steven Crawford, Shyam Aravamudhan (2016). (Chemical Mechanical Planarization of GaAs: Effect on Physicochemical Characteristics and Toxicity of Post-Process Slurry). P088326, SRC Technical Digest.
  • Ramakrishna Sharma, Priyanka Ruparelia, Karshak Kosaraju, Lifeng LaJeunesse, Dennis LaJeunesse, Shyam Aravamudhan (2016). (Enhancement Of Neurite Growth By Sustained Release Of Nerve Growth Factor Using Coaxial Cellulose Acetate Nanofibers). 22, pp. S151-S152. Tissue Engineering Part A .
  • Karshak Kosaraju, Jarrett Lancaster, Steven Crawford, Shyam Aravamudhan, Joseph Starobin (2016). (Non-invasive evaluation of cardiac repolarization in mice exposed to single-wall carbon nanotubes and ceria nanoparticles via intratracheal instillation). (3) 3, pp. 611-618. Environmental Science: Nano.
  • Karshak Kosaraju, Steven Crawford, Mubin Tarrannum, Shyam Aravamudhan (2015). (Assessment of change in physicochemical properties and cellular toxicity of pre- and post-CMP silica slurries). (11) 4, pp. P5068–P5072. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology.
  • Karshak Kosaraju, Steven Crawford, Shyam Aravamudhan (2015). (Cellular Toxicity Assessment and Environmental Impact of Pre- and Post-CMP Nanoparticle Slurries). (40) 69, pp. 1-5. ECS Transactions.
  • Shruti Sinha, Karshak Kosaraju, Shyam Aravamudhan (2015). (Dispersion, Characterization and Uptake of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes by Epithelial Cells). 34, pp. 41-48. Journal of Nano Research.
  • Mahendran Samykano, Ram Mohan, Shyam Aravamudhan (2015). (Effect of Current Density and Magnetic Field on the Growth and Morphology of Nickel Nanowires). (MEMS and Nanotechnology, Volume 8) pp. 75-83. Springer International Publishing.
  • David Speed, Paul Westerhoff, Shyam Aravamudhan (2015). (Physical, Chemical and In Vitro Toxicological Characterization of Nanoparticles in Chemical Mechanical Planarization Suspensions Used in the Semiconductor Industry: Towards Environmental Health and Safety Assessments). 2, pp. 227-244. Environmental Science: Nano.
  • Joseph Starobin, Syed Gilani, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Application of Micro/Nanotechnology in the Design and Control of Neural Interfaces). (Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications) CRC Press.
  • Karshak Kosaraju, Mubin Tarannum, Steven Crawford, Komal Garde, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Examining the Cellular Uptake and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials). (36) 61, pp. 15-21. ECS Transactions.
  • Mahendran Samykano, Ram Mohan, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Morphology and Crystallographic Characterization of Nickel Nanowires). (2) 5, J. Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine.
  • Mahendran Samykano, Ram Mohan, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Morphology and Crystallographic Characterization of Nickel Nanowires—Influence of Magnetic Field and Current Density During Synthesis). (2) 5, pp. 021005. Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine.
  • Jun Yan, Smith Woosley, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Nanodevices and Systems for Clinical Diagnostics). (Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications) CRC Press.
  • Jun Yan, Shyam Aravamudhan, (2014). (Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems (NEMS): Processes and Devices). (Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications) CRC Press.
  • Komal Garde, Karshak Kosaraju, Soodeh Ravari, Shyam Aravamudhan (2014). (Towards Understanding Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials). (Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications) CRC Press.
  • Shyam Aravamudhan, R Bellamkonda (2011). (Toward a convergence of regenerative medicine, rehabilitation, and neuroprosthetics.). (11) 28, pp. 2329-47. Journal of neurotrauma.
  • Shyam Aravamudhan, Joseph Graves, Jr, Shanthi Iyer, Ajit Kelkar, Adam Hall, Christopher Kepley, Dennis LaJeunesse, James Ryan, Marinella Sandros, Joseph Starobin, others (2010). (Friday, March 18th, 2011. 2: 00 PM, Journal Club. Article “Direct differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into selective neurons on nanoscale ridge/groove pattern arrays”, Presented by Rabeah Rawashdeh). 31, pp. 4360–4366. Biomaterials.
  • Shyam Aravamudhan, P Joseph, Z Kuklenyik, A Boyer, J Barr (2009). (Integrated microfluidic enzyme reactor mass spectrometry platform for detection of anthrax lethal factor.). 2009, pp. 1071-4. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference.
  • Shyam Aravamudhan, A Kumar, S Mohapatra, S Bhansali (2007). (Sensitive estimation of total cholesterol in blood using Au nanowires based micro-fluidic platform.). (9-10) 22, pp. 2289-94. Biosensors & bioelectronics.
  • A Kumar, Shyam Aravamudhan, M Gordic, S Bhansali, S Mohapatra (2007). (Ultrasensitive detection of cortisol with enzyme fragment complementation technology using functionalized nanowire.). (9-10) 22, pp. 2138-44. Biosensors & bioelectronics.