Massimo F Bertino

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Professor
701 W. Grace St., 1515
mfbertino@vcu.edu
804.828.6343

EDUCATION

1999 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Postdoctoral Associate

1997-99 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Postdoctoral Associate.

1992-96 Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Goettingen, Germany

1986-91 University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Degree cum laude in Physics

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Synthesis of metal and polymer nanostructures with high aspect ratio.
Synthesis of silica (aero)gel/nanoparticle composites for catalytic and electronic applications.
Cluster-biomolecule composites

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

P. Gardner, M. F. Bertino, R. Weimer, E. Hazelrigg, “Analysis of Lipsticks Using Raman Spectroscopy”, Forensic Science International 232, 67-72 (2013).

M. Hiruta, G. Johnson, M. Rostamian, G. P. Potirniche, A. M. Ougouagb,M. Bertino, L. Franzel, A.Tokuhiro, “Computational and experimental prediction of dust production in pebble bedreactors, Part II” Nuclear Engineering and Design 263, 509-14 (2013).

L. Franzel, K. Phumisithikul, M.F. Bertino, “Synthesis of multiphasic inhomogeneous Mo/MoC nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation”. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 15, Article number UNSP2032 (2013).

P. Gardner, R. Weimer, M. F. Bertino, “Differentiation between Lip Cosmetics Using Raman Spectroscopy”, Journal of the American Society of Trace Evidence Examiners, accepted for publication.

M. Ateeq, M. R. Shah, N. Kubir, “Silymarin coated gold nanoparticles ameliorates CCl4-induced hepatic injury and cirrhosis through down regulation of Hepatic stellate cells and attenuation of Kupffer cells”, RSC Advances, manuscript # RA-ART-10-2013-046093, accepted for publication.

M. Schröder, S. Sallard, M. Böhm, C. Suchomski, B. M. Smarsly, S. Mutisya, M. Einert, M. F. Bertino “An All Low-temperature Fabrication of Macroporous, Electrochemically Addressable Anatase Thin Films”, Small, manuscript #smll.20130.0970, accepted for publication.

Massimo F. Bertino’s CV