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  1. Parajuli, S; Ureña-Benavides, E.E. “Fundamental Aspects of Nanocellulose Stabilized Pickering Emulsions and Foams” Colloid Interface Sci. 2022, 299, 102530.
  2. Hutton-Prager, B.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Parajuli, S.; Adenekan, K. “Investigation of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and cellulose nanofibers (CNF) as thermal barrier and strengthening agents in pigment-based paper coatings” J Coat Technol Res 2022, 19, 337-346.
  3. Hasan, M.J.; Petrie, F.A.; Johnson, A.E.; Peltan, J.; Gannon, M.; Busch, R.T.; Leontsev, S.O.; Vasquez, E.S.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E. “Magnetically Induced Demulsification of Water and Castor Oil Dispersions Stabilized by Fe3O4-Coated Cellulose Nanocrystals” Cellulose 2021, 181, 313-321.
  4. Hasan, M.J.; Johnson, A.E.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E. ““Greener” chemical modification of cellulose nanocrystals via oxa-Michael addition with N-Benzylmaleimide” Res. Green Sustainable Chem. 2021, 4, 100081.
  5. Petrie, F.A.; Gorham, J.M.; Busch, R.T.; Leontsev, S.O.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Vasquez, E.S. “Facile fabrication and characterization of kraft lignin@Fe3O4 nanocomposites using pH driven precipitation: Effects on increasing lignin content” Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 2021, 181, 313-321.
  6. Sharma, P.K.; Panda, A.; Parajuli, S.; Badani Prado, R.M.; Kundu, S.; Repka, M.A.; Ureña-Benavides, E.; Narashima Murthy, S. “Effect of surfactant on quality and performance attributes of topical semisolids” Int. J. Pharm. 2021, 596, 120210.
  7. Dao, H.M.; Pillai, A.R.; Thakkar, R.; Parajuli, P.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Jo, S. “Near infrared light‐induced disassembly of polymeric micelles based on methylene blue conjugated polyethylene glycol” Appl. Polym. Sci. 2021, 138, 49665.
  8. Parajuli, S.; Prater, L.; Heath, T.; Green, K.A.; Moyer, W.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E. “Cellulose nanocrystal stabilized dispersions of CO2, heptane, and perfluorooctane at elevated temperatures and pressures for underground CO2 sequestration” ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 12198−12208.
  9. Dao, H.M.; Parajuli, P.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Jo, S. “Self-assembled peptide fibrils with pH-sensitive reversible surface-active properties” Colloids Interface Sci. Commun. 2020, 39, 100325.
  10. Parajuli, S.; Alazzam, O.; Wang, M.; Mota, L.C.; Adhikari, S; Wicks, D. Ureña-Benavides, E.E. “Surface properties of cellulose nanocrystal stabilized crude oil emulsions and their effect on petroleum biodegradation” Surface. A 2020, 596, 124705.
  11. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Moaseri, E.; Changalvaie, B. ; Fei, Y.; Iqbal, M.; Lyon, Bonnie A.; Kmetz II, A.A.; Pennell, K.D.; Ellison, C.J.; Johnston, K.P. ” Polyelectrolyte Coated Individual Silica Nanoparticles Dispersed in Concentrated Divalent Brine at Elevated Temperatures for Subsurface Energy Applications” Surface A 2020, 586, 124276
  12. Parajuli, S.; Dorris, A.; Middleton, C.; Rodriguez, A.; O’Haver, M.; Hammer, N.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E. “Surface and Interfacial Interactions in Dodecane/Brine Pickering Emulsions Stabilized by Combination of Cellulose Nanocrystals and Emulsifiers” Langmuir, 2019, 35, 12061-12070.
  13. Shin, J.; Nouranian, S.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Smith, A.E. “Dynamic mechanical and thermal properties of cellulose nanocrystal/epoxy nanocomposite” Green Materials, 2017, 6, 123-134.
  14. Iqbal, M.; Lyon, Bonnie A.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Moaseri, E.; Fei, Y.; McFadden, C.; Javier, K.J.; Ellison, C.J.; Pennell, K.D.; Johnston, K.P. “High temperature stability and low adsorption of sub-100nm magnetite nanoparticles grafted with sulfonated copolymers on Berea sandstone in high salinity brine” Surface A 2017, 520, 257-267.
  15. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Lin, E.E.; Foster, E.L.; Xue, Z.; Ortiz, M.R.; Fei, Y.; Larsen, E.S.; Kmetz, A.A.; Lyon, B.A.; Moaseri, E.; Bielawski, C.W.; Pennell, K.D.; Ellison, C.J.; Johnston, K.P. “Low Adsorption of Magnetite Nanoparticles with Uniform Polyelectrolyte Coatings in Concentrated Brine on Model Silica and Sandstone” Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 1522-1532.
  16. Juang, Y; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Boigny, A.J.; Campbell, Z.S.; Mohammed, F.S.; Fisk, J.S.; Holden, B.; Ekert C.A.; Pollet, P.; Liotta, C.L. “Butadiene sulfone as ‘volatile’, recyclable dipolar, aprotic solvent for conducting substitution and cycloaddition reactions” Chem. Proc. 2015, 3, 1-10.
  17. Mohammed, F.S; Conley, M.; Rumple, A.; Saunders, S.; Switzer, J.; Ureña-Benavides, E.; Jha, R.; Cogen, J.; Chaudhary, B.; Pollet, P.; Eckert, C.; Liotta, C. “Enhanced thermal stabilization and reduced color formation of plasticized Poly(vinyl chloride) using zinc and calcium salts of 11-maleimideoundecanoic acid” Degrad. Stab.2015, 111, 64-70.
  18. Pollet, P., Davey, E., Ureña-Benavides, E.E., Eckert, C.A., Liotta, C.L. Solvents for Sustainable Chemical Processes. Green Chem., 2014, 16, 1034-1055
  19. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Kayatin, M.J.; Davis, V.A. “Dispersion and Rheology of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in Unsaturated Polyester Resin” Macromolecules 2013, 46, 1642 – 1650.
  20. Mota, L.C.; Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Yoon, Y.; Son, A. “Quantitative Detection of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube in Water Using DNA and Magnetic Fluorescent Spheres” Sci. Technol. 2013, 47, 493 – 501.
  21. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Kitchens, C.L. “Static Light Scattering of Triaxial Nanoparticle Suspensions in the Rayleigh-Gans-Debye Regime: Application to Cellulose Nanocrystals” RSC Advances 2012, 2, 1096 – 1105.
  22. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Kitchens, C.L. “Cellulose Nanocrystal Reinforced Alginate Fibers—Biomimicry Meets Polymer Processing” Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2012, 556, 275-287.
  23. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Ao G.; Davis, V.A.; Kitchens C.L. “Rheology and Phase Behavior of Lyotropic Cellulose Nanocrystal Aqueous Suspensions” Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 8990 – 8998.
  24. Ureña-Benavides, E.E.; Kitchens C.L. “Wide Angle X-Ray Diffraction of Cellulose Nanocrystal-Alginate Nanocomposite Fibers” Macromolecules 2011, 44, 3478 – 3484.
  25. Ureña-Benavides, E.; Brown, P.J.; Kitchens C.L. “Effect of Jet Stretch and Particle Load on Cellulose Nanocrystal-Alginate Nanocomposite Fibers Langmuir 2010, 26, 14263-14270.

Book Chapter

  1. Ureña-Benavides, E.E. and Davis, V.A. “Carbon Nanotubes and Energy”. In Modern Energy Storage, Conversion, and Transmission in the 21st Century; Rose, L., Ed; Nova Science Publishers: New York, 2013, p 348.