Mu-Ping Nieh

Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


Education

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1998

Research Focus

  • Self-Assembled Nanoparticles
  • Neutron, X-ray and Light Scattering
  • Biomaterials, Aggregation-Enhanced Emission.

Awards

  • NRC – Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences (SIMS) “Significant Partnership” Award, 2008
  • Visiting Fellowship, Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2002-2004

Publications

L. Jin, X. Su, J. Shi, K.-C. Shih, D. Cintron, T. Cai, M.-P. Nieh, O. Chen, S. L. Suib, M. Jain, J. He “Crystalline Mesoporous Complex Oxides: Porosity-Controlled Electromagnetic Response” Adv. Func. Mat. 1909491 (2020).

Y. Huang, A.O. Beringhs, Q. Chen, D. Song, W. Chen, X. Lu, T.-H. Fan, M.-P. Nieh, Y. Lei “Genetically Engineered Bacterial Outer Membrane Vesicles with Expressed Nanoluciferase Reporter for in Vivo Bioluminescence Kinetic Modeling through Noninvasive Imaging” ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 2, 5608-5615 (2019).

Y. Huang, H. Liu, W. Chen, M.-P. Nieh, Y. Lei “Genetically engineered bio-nanoparticles with co-expressed enzyme reporter and recognition element for IgG immunoassay” Sensors Actuators Rep., 1, 100003 (2019).

Z. Li, S. Chen, C. Gao, Z. Yang, K.-C. Shih, Z. Kochovski, G. Yang, L. Gou, M.-P. Nieh, M. Jiang, L. Zhang, G. Chen. “Chemically Controlled Helical Polymorphism in Protein Tubes by Selective Modulation of Supramolecular Interactions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 19448−19457 (2019).

H. Wang, C.-H. Liu, K. Wang, M. Wang, H. Yu, S. Kandapal, R. Brzozowski, B. Xu, M. Wang, S. Lu, X.-Q. Hao, P. Eswara, M.-P. Nieh, J. Cai, X. Li “Assembling Pentatopic Terpyridine Ligands with Three Types of Coordination Moieties into a Giant Supramolecular Hexagonal Prism: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Study” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 16108-16116 (2019).

6 Sharber, A. Mann, K.-C. Shih, W. J. Mullin, M.-P. Nieh, S. Thomas “Directed polymorphism and mechanofluorochromism of conjugated materials through weak noncovalent control” J. Mat. Chem. C, 7, 8316–8324 (2019).

A. T. Rad, S. Malik, L. Yang, T. K. Oberoi-Khanuja, M.-P. Nieh, R. Bahal “A universal discoidal nanoplatform for the intracellular delivery of PNAs” Nanoscale 11, 12517–12529 (2019) – inside cover.

B. Deljoo, T. Jafari, R. Miao, M.-P. Nieh, S.L. Suib, M. Aindow “Surfactant selection as a strategy for tailoring the structure and properties of UCT manganese oxides” Materials and Design 180, 107902 (2019).

A. T. Rad, C.-W. Chen, W. Aresh, Y. Xia, P.-S. Lai, M.-P. Nieh “Combinational Effects of Active Targeting, Shape, and Enhanced Permeability and Retention for Cancer Theranostic Nanocarriers” ACS Appl. Mat. & Interf. 9, 10505−10519 (2019).

B Deljoo, T Jafari, R Miao, MP Nieh, SL Suib, M Aindow, Surfactant selection as a strategy for tailoring the structure and properties of UCT manganese oxides, Materials & Design, 107902, 2019.

A Tahmasbi Rad, CW Chen, W Aresh, Y Xia, PS Lai, MP Nieh, Combinational Effects of Active Targeting, Shape, and Enhanced Permeability and Retention for Cancer Theranostic Nanocarriers, ACS applied materials & interfaces 11 (11), 10505-10519, 2019.

S Sharber, A Mann, KC Shih, WJ Mullin, MP Nieh, S Thomas, Directed polymorphism and mechanofluorochromism of conjugated materials through weak non-covalent control, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2019.

AT Rad, S Malik, L Yang, TK Oberoi-Khanuja, MP Nieh, R Bahal, Universal Discoidal Nano Platform for Intracellular Delivery of PNAs, Nanoscale, 2019.

S Sharber, KC Shih, A Mann, F Frausto, T Haas, MP Nieh, S Thomas, Tuning stimulus response and material properties in mechanofluorochromic phenylene ethynylene oligomers, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 256, 2018.

C Mandelkern, Y Liu, I Alahmadi, KC Chih, J Fang, MP Nieh, Designing size-controllable bicelles, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 255, 2018.

KC Shih, Z Shen, Y Li, M Kröger, SY Chang, Y Liu, MP Nieh, HM Lai, What causes the anomalous aggregation in pluronic aqueous solutions?, Soft matter 14 (37), 7653-7663, 2018.

SA Sharber, KC Shih, A Mann, F Frausto, TE Haas, MP Nieh, SW Thomas, Reversible mechanofluorochromism of aniline-terminated phenylene ethynylenes, Chemical Science 9 (24), 5415-5426, 2018.

A Naderi, A Koschella, T Heinze, KC Shih, MP Nieh, A Pfeifer, CC Chang, Sulfoethylated nanofibrillated cellulose: Production and properties, Carbohydrate polymers  (2017) 515-523.

Mu-Ping Nieh
Contact Information
Emailmu-ping.nieh@uconn.edu
Phone860-486-8708
Fax860-486-4745
Mailing Address97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136, Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office LocationGant Complex, IMS-304
CampusStorrs
Linkhttps://safn.ims.uconn.edu/