CRUZ SILVA RODOLFO

Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research Research Initiative for Supra-Materials 

Professor 

Researcher Information

Degree

  • Ph.D., CIQA, Applied Chemistry Research Center, Saltillo, Coah. Mexico
  • B.Sc, Chemical Engineering School

Field Of Study

  • Nanometer-scale chemistry, Nanostructural chemistry
  • Nanomaterials, Nanomaterials chemistry
  • Composite materials and interfaces, Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering
  • Nanostructural physics, Nanostructural physics
  • Nanomaterials, Nanomaterials engineering
  • Nanobioscience, Nanobioscience

Career

  • 2008 - 2009
    Research fellow, Jiaxing Huang Group at Northwestern University
  • 2005 - 2010
    Associate Professor of Polymer Science, State University of Morelos

Educational Background

  • 1999 - 2004, CIQA, Applied Chemistry Research Center, Saltillo, Coah. Mexico
  • 1993 - 1998, Chemical Engineering School
Research activity information

Paper

  • The influence of carbon nanotubes characteristics in their performance as positive electrodes in vanadium redox flow batteries
    Zoraida Gonzalez, Patricia Alvarez, Clara Blanco, Sofia Vega-Diaz, Ferdinando Tristan-Lopez, Lakshmy Pulickal Rajukumar, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 9, 105-110, 31 Mar. 2015
  • Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllabale Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing
    Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristine dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Simin Feng, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    ADVANCED MATERIALS, 26(45), 7593-7599, 01 Dec. 2014
  • Graphene: Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllable Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing (Adv. Mater. 45/2014)
    Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristine dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Simin Feng, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    ADVANCED MATERIALS, 26(45), 7676-7676, 01 Dec. 2014
  • Large-Area Si-Doped Graphene: Controllabale Synthesis and Enhanced Molecular Sensing
    Simin Feng, Ruitao Lv, Maria Cristina dos Santos, Claire Antonelli, Kazunori Fujisawa, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 59, 05 Oct. 2014
  • Bidimensional hybrid materials based graphene oxide
    Cynthia Guerrero-Bermea, Selene Sepulveda-Guzman, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Mauricio Terrones
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 59, 04 Oct. 2014
  • Activation routes for high surface area graphene monoliths from graphene oxide colloids
    Shuwen Wang, Ferdinando Tristan, Daiki Minami, Toshihiko Fujimori, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    Carbon, 76, 220-231, 30 Sep. 2014
  • Non-oxidative intercalation and exfoliation of graphite by Brφnsted acids
    Nina I Kovtyukhova, Yuanxi Wang, Ayse Berkdemir, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    Nature Chmistry, 07 Sep. 2014
  • Effect of non-electroactive additives on the early stage pyrrole electropolymerization on indium tin oxide electrodes
    A Castro-Beltran, C Dominguez, D Bahena-Uribe, S Sepulveda-Guzman, R Cruz-Silva
    Thin Solid Films, 566, 23-31, 01 Sep. 2014
  • Synthesis, Characterization and Magnetic Properties of Defective Nitrogen-Doped Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulating Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles
    Maria Luisa Garcia-Betancourt, Yadira Vega-Cantu, Sofia M Vega-Diaz, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Nestor Perea-Lopez, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    Journal of Nano Research, 28, 39-49, 06 Jul. 2014
  • Rice Husk-Derived Graphene with Nano-Sized Domains and Clean Edges
    Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Yoong Ahm Kim, Kap-Seung Yang, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    SMALL, 10(14), 2766-2770, 01 Jul. 2014
  • Super-stretchable graphene oxide macroscopic fibers with outstanding knotability fabricated by dry film scrolling
    Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Aaron morelos-Gomez, Hyung-ick Kim, et al.
    ACS Nano, 8(6), 5959-5967, 13 May 2014
  • CO 2 adsorption on crystalline graphitic nanostructures
    Mirian Elizabeth Casco, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Diaz, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    JOURNAL OF CO2 UTILIZATION, 5, 60-65, 31 Mar. 2014
  • Journal of CO2 Utilization
    Mirian Elizabeth Casco, Aaron Morelos-Gomez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Diaz, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    JOURNAL OF CO2 UTILIZATION, 5, 60-65, 01 Mar. 2014
  • Atomic Scale Visualization of Dopant-Induced Unconventional Kondo Effect in Boron-doped graphene
    Minghu Pan, Qing Li, Liangbo liang, Ruitao Lv, Wenzhi Lin, Eduardo Costa Girao, Andres R Botello-Mendez, Ana Laura Elias, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, et al.
    APS Meeting Abstracts, 1, 37001, Mar. 2014
  • Importance of open, heteroarom-decorated edges in chemically doped-graphene for supercapacitor applications
    Kazunori Fujisawa, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Kap-Seung yang, et al.
    JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2(25), 9532-9540, 2014
  • Nitrogen-doped graphene: beyond single substitution and enhanced molecular sensing
    Lv, Ruitao; Li, Qing; Botello-Mendez, Andres R.; Hayashi, Takuya; Wang, Bei; Berkdemir, Ayse; Hao, Qingzhen; Elias, Ana Laura; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Gutierrez, Humberto R.; Kim, Yoong Ahm; Muramatsu, Hiroyuki; Zhu, Jun ; Endo, Morinobu; Terrones, Humberto; Charlier, Jean-Christophe; Pan, Minghu; Terrones, Mauricio
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2, 586, 17 Aug. 2013
  • Peroxidase-mediated synthesis of water-soluble fully sulfonated polyaniline
    Roman, Paulina; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Vazquez-Duhalt, Rafael
    SYNTHETIC METALS, 162(9-10), 794-799, Jul. 2013
  • Energetic graphene oxide: Challenges and opportunities
    Krishnan, Deepti; Kim, Franklin; Luo, Jiayan; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Cote, Laura J.; Jang, Hee Dong; Huang, Jiaxing
    NANO TODAY, 7(2), 137-152, Apr. 2013
  • Formation of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons via Chemical Unzipping
    Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Morelos-Gomez, Aaron; Vega-Diaz, Sofia; Tristan-Lopez, Ferdinando; Elias, Ana L.; Perea-Lopez, Nestor; Muramatsu, Hiroyuki; Hayashi, Takuya; Fujisawa, Kazunori; Kim, Yoong Ahm; Endo, Morinobu; Terrones, Mauricio
    ACS Nano, 7(3), 2192-2204, Mar. 2013
  • Energetic graphene oxide: Challenges and opportunities
    Deepti Krishnan, Franklin Kim, Jiayan Luo, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Laura J. Cote, Hee Dong Jang, Jiaxing Huang
    nanotoday, 7(2), 137-152, Apr. 2012, Refereed
  • Clean Nanotube Unzipping by Abrupt Thermal Expansion of Molecular Nitrogen: Graphene Nanoribbons with Atomically Smooth Edges
    Morelos-Gomez, A; Vega-Diaz, SM ; Gonzalez, VJ ; Tristan-Lopez, ; Cruz-Silva, R; Fujisawa, K ; Muramatsu, H; Hayashi, T ; Mi, X; Shi, YF ; Sakamoto, H; Khoerunnisa, F; Kaneko, K ; Sumpter, BG; Kim, YA; Meunier, V; Endo, M; Munoz-Sandoval, E; Terrones, M
    ACS Nano, 6(3), 2261-2272, Mar. 2012
  • Enzymatically synthesized polyaniline film deposition studied by simultaneous open circuit potential and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance measurements
    Carrillo, N; Leon-Silva, U; Avalos, T ; Nicho, ME; Serna, S ; Castillon, F ; Farias, M ; Cruz-Silva, R
    JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE, 369, 103-110, Mar. 2012
  • Clean Nanotube Unzipping by Abrupt Thermal Expansion of Molecular Nitrogen: Graphene Nanoribbons with Atomically Smooth Edges
    Aarón Morelos-Gómez, Sofia Magdalena Vega-Díaz, Viviana Jehová González, Ferdinando Tristán-López, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Kazunori Fujisawa, Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Takuya Hayashi, Xi Mi, Yunfeng Shi, Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Fitri Khoerunnisa, Katsumi Kaneko, Bobby G. Sumpter, Yoong Ahm Kim, Vincent Meunier, Morinobu Endo, Emilio Muñoz-Sandoval, Mauricio Terrones
    ACS Nano, 6(3), 2261-2272, 23 Feb. 2012, Refereed
  • Peroxidase-mediated synthesis of water-soluble fully sulfonated polyaniline
    Paulina Romána, Rodolfo Cruz-Silvab, Rafael Vazquez-Duhalt
    SYNTHETIC METALS, 162(9-10), 794-799, Jan. 2012, Refereed
  • Enzymatically synthesized polyaniline film deposition studied by simultaneous open circuit potential and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance measurements
    Carrillo N, León-Silva U, Avalos T, Nicho ME, Serna S, Castillon F, Farias M, Cruz-Silva R.
    JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE, 369, 103-110, 16 Dec. 2011, Refereed電子ジャーナル
  • Influence of P3HT concentration on morphological, optical and electrical properties of P3HT/PS and P3HT/PMMA binary blends
    M.E. Nichoa, C.H. García-Escobara, M.C. Arenasb, P. Altuzar-Coelloc, R. Cruz-Silvaa, M. Güizado-Rodrígueza
    Materials Science and Engineering:B, 176(17), 1393-1400, 25 Oct. 2011, Refereed
  • Nitrogen-doped graphene: beyond single substitution and enhanced molecular sensing
    Ruitao Lv, Qing Li, Andrés R. Botello-Méndez, Takuya Hayashi, Bei Wang, Ayse Berkdemir, Qingzhen Hao, Ana Laura Elías, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva, Humberto R. Gutiérrez, Yoong Ahm Kim, Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Jun Zhu, Morinobu Endo, Humberto Terrones, Jean-Christophe Charlier, Minghu Pan, Mauricio Terrones
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2, 586, 17 Aug. 2010電子ジャーナル
  • Self-Propagating Domino-like Reactions in Oxidized Graphite
    F. Kim, J. Luo, R. Cruz-Silva, L.J. Cote, K. Sohn, Jiaxing Huang*
    Advanced Funcional Materials, 20(17), 2867-2873, 2010WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Electrically Conducting Polypropylene/Polyaniline-grafted-Short Glass Fiber Composites: Microstructure and Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
    VC. Valerio-Cardenas, A. Romo-Uribe*, R. Cruz-Silva
    POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, 51(2), 254-263, 2010WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Biomimetic polymerization of aniline using hematin supported on halloysite nanotubes
    E. Tierrablanca, J. Romero-Garcia*, P. Roman, R. Cruz-Silva
    Applied Catalysis A: General, 381(1-2), 267-273, 2010WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Room-temperature deposition of crystalline patterned ZnO films by confined dewetting lithography
    S. Sepulveda-Guzman*, B. Reeja-Jayan, E. De la Rosa, U. Ortiz-Mendez, C. Reyes-Betanzo, R. Cruz-Silva, M. Jose-Yacaman
    Applied Surface Science, 256(11), 3386-3389, 2010WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Self-affinity study of nanostructured porous silicon-crystalline silicon interfaces
    J. Escorcia-Garcia, R. Cruz-Silva, V. Agarwal*
    Applied Surface Science, 256(3), 645-649, 2009WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Electrospun Nylon Nanofibers as Effective Reinforcement to Polyaniline Membranes
    A. Romo-Uribe, L. Arizmendi, M. Eugenia Romero-Guzman,S. Seplveda-Guzman, R. Cruz-Silva
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1(11), 2502-2508, 2009WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Viscoelastic properties of POSS-styrene nanocomposite blended with polystyrene
    M.E. Romero-Guzman, A. Romo-Uribe, B.M. Zarate-Hernandez, Rodolfo Cruz-Silva
    Rheol. Acta, 48(6), 641-652, 2009WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Mechanical Properties and Fracture Behavior of Polypropylene Reinforced with Polyaniline-Grafted Short Glass Fibers
    O. Flores, A. Romo-Uribe*, M. E. Romero-Guzman, A. E. Gonzalez, R. Cruz-Silva, B. Campillo
    J.Appl. Polym. Sci., 112(2), 934-941, 2009WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Flash Reduction and Patterning of Graphite Oxide and Its Polymer Composite
    L.J. Cote, R. Cruz-Silva, J. Huang*
    JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 131(31), 11027-11032, 2009WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Biocatalytic synthesis of polypyrrole powder, colloids, and films using horseradish peroxidase
    R. Cruz-Silva*, E. Amaro, A. Escamilla, M.E. Nicho, S. Sepulveda-Guzman, L. Arizmendi, J. Romero-Garcia, F.F. Castillon-Barraza, M.H. Farias
    JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE, 328(2), 263-269, 2008WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Electrochemical polymerization of an aniline-terminated self-assembled monolayer on indium tin oxide electrodes and its effect on polyaniline electrodeposition
    R. Cruz-Silva*, M. E. Nicho, M.C. Resendiz, V. Agarwal, F. F. Castillon and M.H. Farias
    Thin Solid Films, 516(15), 4793-4802, 2008WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Melt rheology of polypropylene reinforced with polyaniline-coated short glass fibers
    Romo-Uribe*, A. Gonzalez-Flores, R. Cruz-Silva
    J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 109(4), 2207-2218, 2008WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • pH- and thermosensitive polyaniline colloidal particles prepared by enzymatic polymerization
    R. Cruz-Silva.*, L. Arizmendi, M. Del-Angel, J. Romero-Garcia
    LANGMUIR, 23(1), 8-12, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Morphology, thermal, and mechanical properties of polypropylene/polyaniline coated short glass fiber composites
    R.Cruz-Silva*, J. Romero-Garcia, S. Vazquez-Rodriguez, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez
    J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 105(4), 2387-2395, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Enzymatic synthesis of pH-responsive polyaniline colloids by using chitosan as steric stabilizer
    R. Cruz-Silva, A. Escamilla, M.E. Nicho, G. Padron, A. Ledezma-Perez, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio, J. Romero-Garcia*
    European Polymer Journal, 43(8), 3471-3479, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Effect of modified ITO substrate on electrochromic properties of polyaniline films
    U. Leon-Silva, M.E. Nicho*, Hailin Hu, R. Cruz-Silva
    Solar Energy Materials&Solar Cells, 91(15-16), 1444-1448, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Improvement on the corrosion protection of conductive polymers in pemfc environmets by adhesives
    J.G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez*, M.A. Lucio-Garcia, M.E. Nicho, R. Cruz-Silva, M. Casales, E. Valenzuela
    Journal of Power Sources, 168(1), 184-190, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Enzymatic polymerization of aniline in the presence of different inorganic substrates
    E. Flores-Loyola*, R. Cruz-Silva, J. Romero-Garcia, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez, F.F. Castillon, M.H. Farias
    Materials Chemistry and Physics, 105(1), 136-141, 2007WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Enzymatic synthesis of colloidal polyaniline particles
    L. Arizmendi, J. Romero-Garcia*, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio, F.F. Castillon and M.H. Farias
    Polymer, 47(5), 1563-1568, 2006WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Nucleation activity of polyaniline coated short glass fiber towards isotactic polypropylene
    R Cruz-Silva*, J. Romero-Garcia, J.L. Angulo-Sanchez
    Journal of Materials Science Letters, 40(18), 5107-5109, 2005WebofScience電子ジャーナル
  • Template-free enzymatic synthesis of electrically conducting polyaniline using soybean peroxidase
    Sanchez, A. Ledezma-Perez, E. Arias-Marin, I. Moggio and E. Flores-Loyola
    European Polymer Journal, 41(5), 1129-1135, 2005WebofScience電子ジャーナル

MISC

  • Modified Carbon Nanotubes
    Terrones, Mauricio; Morelos-Gómez, Aaron; Tristan-Lopez, Ferdinando; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo; Vega-Diaz, Sofia-Magdalena.
    Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials., Chapter 6, Mar. 2013, Refereed
  • Facile synthesis of colloidal silver nanoparticles and its incorporation into acrylic coatings
    Teran-Salgado, Elvia; Valerio-Cardenas, Cintya; Romo-Uribe, Angel; Cruz-Silva, Rodolfo
    ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 242, 28 Aug. 2011, Refereed

Books and other publications

  • Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry chapter.8
    R. Cruz- Silva*, P. Roman, and J. Romero, Enzymatic Synthesis of Polyaniline and Other ElectricallyConductive Polymers
    Wiley InterScience, 2010

Research Themes

  • Carbon nanomaterials
  • Polymer Science