• Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering


  • Behbahani, M., Keisham, B., Fernandes, D., Berry, V. & Mehta, A. I. (2020). Non-Invasive Evaluation of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Using Graphene Monitored Via Raman Mapping. . Neurosurgery. 67 (Supplement_1). Published, 12/2020.

Research Statement

My research focuses on 3-D printing of 2-D nanomaterials (e.g., graphene and other materials) for Energy, Biomedical/Biosensor applications, and controlled release of intercalates

Research Keywords

  • 3D Printing ; 3D printing electronics, Biosensor, 2D nanomaterials, Sensors


  • Carbon Conference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/20/2023.
  • AIChE Annual Meeting Oral Presentation Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum II (All Papers). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/16/2022.
  • AIChE Annual Meeting Advanced Manufacturing of Composites: 3D and 4D Composites Oral Presentation . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/15/2022.
  • AIChE Annual Meeting Carbon Nanomaterials I: Dispersion, Surface Structure, and Biointeractions Oral Presentation . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2022.

Research Groups

  • John Alden Peterson, Undergraduate Student. Chemical Engineering . 01/02/2023 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: UROP Recipient Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.
  • Vivienne Zielinski, Undergraduate Student. Chemical Engineering . 01/01/2023 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: UROP Summer and Fall 2023.
  • Austin S Eiting, Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering. 08/15/2022 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Stipends.

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • 6 Probe Cryo Station . Contact: Deisy C Carvalho Fernandes , , MEB 2516.
  • Semiconductor Analyzer. Contact: Deisy C Carvalho Fernandes , , MEB 2516.
  • Tip Sonicator . Contact: Deisy C Carvalho Fernandes , , MEB 2516.
  • WITec’s Alpha300RA Confocal Raman, Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) and Scanning Probe Microscope System. Contact: Deisy Fernandes , , MEB 2516.


  • English, fluent.
  • Portuguese, fluent.
    Born and Raised in Brazil, fluent .
  • Spanish, functional.