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UIC – Department of Chemical Engineering, 810 S. Clinton, Chicago, IL 60607

Office: 217 CEB

Lab Website: Berry Research Laboratory

Lab Location: 810 S. Clinton

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PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2006

MS, University of Kansas, 2003

BS, Indian Institute of Technology–Delhi, 1999

2D Nanomaterials (Graphene,Metal Dichalcogenides, BN etc)

Bio-Nanotechnology

Materials Science

Electronic Materials

Molecular Devices

Sensors

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2011

Sigma Xi Junior Scientist Award, Big XII Fellowship, Stroebel Scholarship

Presented Paper in Nature Communications

Editorial Appointments – Scientific Reports, Journal of Nanoscience Letters, Advanced Carbon

Publications

  1. Sanjay Behura, Phong Nguyen, Songwei Che, Rousan Debbarma, Michael Seacrist and Vikas Berry*, “Adsorption-Kinetics Guided Growth of Hexagonal Boron Nitride on Si3N4 and Heterostructures of Graphene and hBN”, Submitted
  2. Kabeer Jasuja, Kayum Ayinde, Christina Davis and Vikas Berry*, “Highly-Stable, Surfactant-free Dispersions of Large Aminated Atomically-thick BN Sheets: Truly 2D, Insulating Templates for Nano-interfacing”, Submitted
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations]
  3. “Interfacing Free Graphene with Bacteria: A Flap Valve, Cellular Desiccation, Graphenic Wrinkling and Electrical Anisotropy”, Submitted, 2016
  4. Rousan Debbarma, Sanjay Behura, Phong Nguyen, T. S. Sreeprasad, and Vikas Berry*, “Electrical Transport and Network Percolation in Graphene and Boron Nitride Mixed-Platelet Structures”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b01976, 2016
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  5. Shikai Deng and Vikas Berry*, “Wrinkled, Rippled and Crumpled Graphene: An Overview of Formation Mechanism, Electronic Properties, and Applications”, DOI:10.1016/j.mattod.2015.10.002 Materials Today, 2015
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  6. Sanjay Behura, Phong Nguyen, Songwei Che, Rousan Debbarma, and Vikas Berry*, “Large-Area, Transfer-Free, Oxide-Assisted, Synthesis of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Films and their Heterostructures with MoS2 and WS2”, Journal of Americal Chemical Society, 137 (40), 13060-65, 2015
    [Link] [PDF
  7. Sanjay Behura and Vikas Berry*, “Interfacial Non-Degenerate Doping of MoS2 and other 2D Semiconductors”, ACS Nano, 9 (3), 2227-2230, 2015
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations]
  8. T. S. Sreeprasad, Phong Nguyen, Ahmed Alshogeathri, Luke Hibbeler, Fabian Martinez, Nolan McNeil and Vikas Berry*, “Graphene Cytobot: Single Spore Hydraulics for Electron-Tunneling Modulation between Quantum Dots for Biomechanical Applications”, Scientific Reports, 5, 9138, 2015
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations]
  9. Phong Nguyen, Donovan Briggs, Cody Fager and Vikas Berry*, ” MoS2 quantum dots interfaced with hydroscopic polyelectrolyte for water gated devices”, Science Letters, 4, 118 2015.
    [PDF] [Citations]
  10. Donovan Briggs, Shikai Deng and Vikas Berry*, “Wrinkling Graphene and Functionalization of MoS2 for Electronic Applications”, ECS Transactions, 64 (6), 479-489, 2014.
    [Link]  [Citations]
  11. T. S. Sreeprasad, Phong Nguyen, Namhoon Kim, and Vikas Berry*, “Controlled, Defect-Guided, Metal-Nanoparticle-Incorporation onto MoS2 via Chemical and Microwave Routes: Electrical, Thermal, and Structural Properties”, Nano Letters, 13 (9), 4434-4441, 2013.
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations] Featured in Science Daily, IEEE-Spectrum, Kurzweil, Science-World-Report,EET-India, ACM
  12. Vikas Berry*, “Bioelectronics on Graphene “, Book Chapter for “Biosensors Based on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices” , CRC Press – Taylor and Fransis Publication, 2013.[Citations]
  13. Vikas Berry*, “Impermeability of Graphene and its Applications”, Carbon, 62, 1-10, 2013.
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations]
  14. Phong Nguyen, Junwen Li, T.S.Sreeprasad, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, Myles Ikenberry, Keith Hohn, Vivek B. Shenoy* and Vikas Berry*, “Covalent Functionalization of Dipole-Modulating Molecules on Trilayer Graphene: An Avenue for Graphene-Interfaced Molecular Machines”, Small, 9, 3823-3828, 2013.
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations] Featured in: ScienceDaily, Physorg, eScienceNews, NanoWerk
  15. T. S. Sreeprasad, Alfredo A. Rodriguez, Jonathan Colston, Augustus Graham, Evgeniy Shishkin, Vasanta Pallem, and Vikas Berry*, “Electron-Tunneling Modulation in Percolating-Network of Graphene Quantum Dots: Fabrication, Phenomenological Understanding, and Humidity/Pressure Sensing Applications “, Nano Letter, 13 (4), 1757–1763, 2013.
    [Link] [PDF] [Citations] Featured in: ScienceDaily, Physorg, eScienceNews, NanoWerk, Zee-News, and DNA.
  16. Nihar Mohanty, David Moore, Zhiping Xu, T. S. Sreeprasad, Ashvin Nagaraja, Alfredo A. Rodriguez and Vikas Berry*, “Nanotomy Based Production of Transferrable and Dispersible Graphene-Nanostructures of Controlled Shape and Size”, Nature Communications, 3, Article number: 844, 2012
    [link] [PDF] [Citations] Featured in: K-State, Phys-Org, Overclock, The Engineer, NanoWerk,AzoNano, Next-Big-Future, Red-Orbit, ScienceNewsline, NSF, and EE-Times
  17. T. S. Sreeprasad and Vikas Berry*, “How do the Electrical Properties of Graphene change with its Functionalization?”, Small, 9, 341-350, 2013
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]
  18. Phong Nguyen and Vikas Berry*, “Graphene Interfaced with Biological Cells: Opportunities and Challenges”, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 3, 1024-1029, 2012
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]
  19. B. Kollbe Ahn, Jonggeun Sung, Yonghui Li, Namhoon Kim, Myles Ikenberry, Keith Hohn, Nihar Mohanty, Phong Nguyen, T. S. Sreeprasad, Stefan Kraft, Vikas Berry*, and Xiuzhi Susan Sun*,”Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic reduced graphene oxide with epoxidized methyl oleate”,Advanced Materials, 2012
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]
  20. Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Fahrenholz, Daniel Boyle, and Vikas Berry*, “Impermeable Graphenic Encasement of Bacteria”, Nano Letters, 11, 1270-1275, 2011
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]
    Featured in newswise, medicine world, physorg, cosmos magazine, astrobio, and several other news portals
  21. Vikas Berry and Ravi Saraf, “Modulation of Electron-Tunneling in Nanoparticle Array by Sound Wave: An Avenue to High Speed, High-Sensitivity Sensors”, Small, 7, 2485-2490, 2011 [link] [PDF] [Citations]
    Kabeer Jasuja, Joshua Linn, Steven Melton, and Vikas Berry*, “Microwave-Reduced Uncapped Metal Nanoparticles on Graphene: Tuning Catalytic, Electrical and Raman Properties”, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1, 1853-60, 2010
    [link] [PDF] [Citations] > 100 Citations
  22. Sungjin Park, Nihar Mohanty, Ji Won Suk, Ashvin Nagaraja, Jinho An, Richard D. Piner, Weiwei Cai, Vikas Berry* and Rodney S. Ruoff*, “Biocompatible, robust free-standing paper composed of TWEEN/graphene composite”, Advanced Materials, 22 (15) 1736-40, 2010
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]] >150 Citations
  23. Mohanty, A. Nagaraja, J. Armesto and V. Berry*, “High-Throughput, Ultrafast Synthesis of Solution Dispersed Graphene via Hydride Chemistry”, Small, 6 (2) 226-31, 2009
    [link] [PDF] [Citations]
  24. K. Jasuja and V. Berry*, “Implantation and Growth of Dendritic Gold Nanostructures on Graphene Derivatives: Electrical-Property-Tailoring and Raman-Enhancement”, ACS-Nano, 3 (8), 2358-2366, 2009
    [link] [PDF] [Citations] > 150 Citations
    Featured in ScienceDaily, Physorg, Nanotech-Now, World-Gold-Council
  25. N. Mohanty and V. Berry*, “Graphene-based Single-Bacterium Resolution Biodevice and DNA-Transistor – Interfacing Graphene-Derivatives with Nano and Micro Scale Biocomponents”, Nano Letters, 8, 4469-4476,2008
    [link] [PDF] [Citations] > 550 Citations
    Featured in ScienceDaily, Nanotech-now, Phyorg, ScienceCentric, Reuters, Bio-Medicine,eScienceNews ..
  26. K. Jasuja, A. Thompson, and V. Berry*, “Reversibly Compressible and Stretchable ‘Spring-like’ Polymeric Nano-Junctions between Metal Nanoparticles”, Small, 4, 2181-2886, 2008 [link] [PDF]
  27. K. Jasuja and V. Berry*, “Incorporating Azo-group-functionalized Molecular Junctions between Metal Nanoparticles to produce High-rectification-memory Nanodevices”, MRS Proceedings, 2008
  28. V. Berry, and R. F. Saraf, “Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles on Live Bacterium: An Avenue to Fabricate Electronic Devices”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 44, 6668-6673, 2005 (Selected as Hot Paper) [Featured in Nature News, Science News, MRS Bulletin, Royal Society of Chemistry etc · ]
    [pdf] [Citations]
  29. V. Berry, A. Gole, S. Kundu, C. Murphy, and R. F. Saraf, “Deposition of CTAB Terminated Nanorods on Bacteria to Form Highly Conducting Hybrid System” , Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 17600-17601, 2005
    [pdf] [Citations] > 100 Citations
  30. V. Berry, S. Rangaswamy, and R. F. Saraf, “Highly Selective, Electrically Conductive Monolayer of Nanoparticles on Live Bacteria”, Nanoletters, 4, 939-942, 2004
    [pdf] [Citations]
  31. A. Agarwal, V. Berry, Alapati, and K. J. Nordheden, “Characterization of SiCl4/N2 Plasmas”, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 152, 210-212, 2005
    [pdf] [Citations]

Patents/Disclosures

  1. “Production of Graphene Nanoribbons and Quantum Dots with Controlled Dimensions and Crystallographic Orientation”, Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty and David Moore (US Patent application PCT/US2010/05759)
  2. “Direct formation of graphene and other 2D nanomaterials directly on oxidized silicon and other substrates”, Michael R. Seacrist and Vikas Berry (Serial No. 61/548,899)
  3. “Live Bioelectronic cell gated transistor”, R. F. Saraf, V. Berry, M. Inan, S. Niu (USPTO Application # 20100243984)
  4. “Highly resolved, low noise, room-temperature coulomb staircase and blockade up to 2.2V in isolated 50 micron long one dimensional necklace of 10 nm Au particles”, R. F. Saraf, V. Berry, S. Niu (US Patent application number: 20100237325)
  5. “Fabrication of Ultra Long Necklace of Nanoparticles”, Ravi Saraf, S. Niu, V. Berry, V. Maheshwari (US Patent application number: 20100120236)
  6. “Graphene-Based Single-Bacterium Resolution Biodevice and DNA Transistor”, Vikas Berry and Nihar Mohanty (KSU Disclosure Ref. No. 09-22)

Presentations/Conferences

  1. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry,  “Large-Scale Production of Transferrable and Dispersible Graphene Nanostructures of Controlled Structural, Electrical and Optical Properties; and Principles Defining Graphene-based Sensors eversible”, MRS, San Francisco, Apr 2012
  2. Phong Nguyen, T. S. Sreeprasad, Nihar Mohanty, Kabeer Jasuja, and Vikas Berry,  “Reversible and Robust Carrier Doping in Graphene via Mechanical Actuation of Tethered Azobenzene”, APS, Boston, Mar 2012
  3. T. S. Sreeprasad, Nihar Mohanty, David Moore, Zhiping Xu, Ashvin Nagaraja, Alfredo A. Rodriguez, and Vikas Berry,  “Lattice-Nanotomy for Large-Scale Production of Transferrable and Dispersible Graphene-Nanostructures of Controlled Shape and Size”, APS, Boston, Mar 2012
  4. T. S. Sreeprasad, Phong Nguyen, Joshua Podrebarac, Jenae Tate, and Vikas Berry,  “Impermeable “single-monolayer” Graphenic encasement of bacteria for high vacuum Transmission electron microscopy”, APS, Boston, Mar 2012
  5. T. S. Sreeprasad, Phong Nguyen, and Vikas Berry,  “A study on tapered graphene nanoribbons with controlled angle: Fabrication and conductivity studies”, APS, Boston, Mar 2012
  6. Phong Nguyen, T. S. Sreeprasad, Kabeer Jasuja, and Vikas Berry,  “eta-6 Chemical Modification of Epitaxial Graphene: An Avenue for Non Destructive Surface Functionalization and Atomic Layer Deposition”, APS, Boston, Mar 2012
  7. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene Science and Technology”, Kansas State University, Course Lecture = DEN 399, February 2012
  8. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Principles Defining the Operation of a Novel Graphene-Based Molecular-Machine”, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR February 2012
  9. Vikas Berry, “Tapered Graphene Nanoribbons of Controlled Tapering Angle: Structurally Tuning the Charge-Carrier Properties”, Office of Naval Research, Monterey, CA December 2011
  10. Plenary Lecture, Vikas Berry, “Impact of Deformation on Properties and Devices of Graphene”, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Sep 2011
  11. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, Virginia Tech, November 2011
  12. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, Sep 2011
  13. Kabeer Jasuja, Kayum Ayinde, Christina Davis, Myles Ikenberry, Keith L. Hohn and Vikas Berry, “Synthesis of Solvent Dispersed Ultrathin Sheets of Boron Nitride” AICHE, Minneapolis, Oct 2011
  14. Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Fahrenholtz, Daniel L. Boyle and Vikas Berry,“Impermeable Graphenic Wrapping of Bacteria” AICHE, Minneapolis, Oct 2011
  15. Phong Nguyen, Kabeer Jasuja, Mohanty Nihar and Vikas Berry, “Detecting Molecular Motion On Graphene: An Opto-Electromechanical Logic Device” AICHE, Minneapolis, Oct 2011
  16. Nihar Mohanty and Vikas Berry, “High-Throughput Production of Graphene Nanostructures (nanoribbons and quantum dots) with Controlled Dimensions and Smooth Edge Terminations” AICHE, Minneapolis, Oct 2011
  17. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, MEMC Inc, Saint Louis, July 2011
  18. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, NSF GK-12 Talk, Manhattan, KS, June 2011
  19. Phong Nguyen, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, and Vikas Berry,  “Molecular Mechanics on Graphene Surface and its Detection”, APS, Dallas, Mar 2011
  20. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, David Moore, and Ashvin Nagaraja, “Large-scale production of Graphene Nanoribbons with controlled width: Electrical Properties of Graphene Nanoribbon Films”, APS, Dallas, Mar 2011
  21. Invited Talk, Vikas Berry, “Graphene Research”, Chemistry Graduate Seminar, Chemistry Department, Kansas State University,  Feb 2011
  22. Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, UNL Seminar Series – Department of Engineering Mechanics , University of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE, Feb 2011 (Invited)
  23. Vikas Berry, “Chemical and Structural Modification of Graphene for Semiconducting and Bioelectronic Applications”, Recent Advances in Graphene and Related Materials, Singapore, Aug 2010 (Invited)
  24. Vikas Berry, “Graphene: Properties, Phenomena and Applications of a 2D Network of Carbon Atoms”, Physics Colloquia Series, Physics Department, Kansas State University, Nov 2010 (Invited)
  25. Kabeer Jasuja, Nathan Lechtenberg and Vikas Berry, “Defect-Free Functionalization of Graphene for Building Ultrasensitive Graphene Biochemical Sensors”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  26. Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty and Vikas Berry, “Detection of Molecular Mechanics On Graphene Surface: An Electromechanical Logic Device”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  27. Kabeer Jasuja, Josh Linn and Vikas Berry, “Microwave-Activated Functionalization of Bare-Surfaced Metal Nanoparticles On Graphene Derivatives: Avenue for Carrier Manipulation, Enhanced Catalytic Activity and Raman Amplification”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  28. Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Frey, Daniel L. Boyle and Vikas Berry, “Award Submission: Live Bacterium Wrapping with Graphene Peptide Nano-Swaddler: a New Paradigm for Electron Microscopy and Raman Enhancement”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  29. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, and Jose Armesto, “η6 Chemical Modification of Epitaxial Graphene: A New Chemical Route for Atomic Layer Deposition and Fabricating Ultrasensitive Biological Sensors”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  30. Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Frey, Daniel L. Boyle and Vikas Berry, “Live Bacterium Wrapping with Graphene Peptide Nano-Swaddler: a New Paradigm for Electron Microscopy and Raman Enhancement”, AICHE, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2010
  31. Nihar Mohanty, Angela D. Adams, Duy H. Hua, and Vikas Berry, “Ultrafast, Label-free Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria via Peptide-modified-Graphene Bio-sensor”, 39th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Manhattan, KS, April 2010  
  32. Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Frey, and Vikas Berry, “Live Bacterium Wrapping with Graphene Peptide Nano-Swaddler: A New Paradigm for Electron Microscopy and Raman Enhancement, 39th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Manhattan, KS, April 2010
  33. Kabeer Jasuja and Vikas Berry, “Biochemical Functionalization of Graphene for Cancer Cell Detection, 39th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Manhattan, KS, April 2010
  34. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, Joshua Linn, “pi-pi Functionalization of Graphene: Avenue for building Ultra-sensitive Graphene BioSensors”, APS, Portland, OR, March 2010
  35. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Frey, “Bacterium Wrapping with Graphene for Non-destructive TEM Imaging and Raman Enhancement”, APS, Portland, OR, March 2010
  36. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Jose Armesto, “High-Throughput, Ultrafast Synthesis of Solution Dispersed Graphene via a Facile Hydride Chemistry”, APS, Portland, OR, March 2010
  37. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, “Detection of Molecular Mechanics on Graphene surface: An Electromechanical Logic Device”, APS, Portland, OR, March 2010
  38. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, “Real-Time Study of Stretching of Molecular Junctions between Nanoparticles: An Avenue to Build Molecular-Electromechanical Devices”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  39. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Kabeer Jasuja, “Reversible, Ultrafast Switching of Azo-Benzene-Tethered On Graphene FETs”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  40. Vikas Berry, Ashvin Nagaraja, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, “Ultrafast, Highly Sensitive Label-Free Pathogen Detection Via Chemically Modified Graphene (CMG) SensorsAICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  41. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, and Jose Armesto, “High-Throughput, Ultrafast Synthesis of Solution Dispersed High-Quality Graphene via a Novel Hydride Chemistry: Raman Spectra and Electrical Gating”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  42. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, “Novel Chemical Schemes to Functionalize Graphene without Introducing Defects: Avenue for Building Sensitive Graphene Sensors”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  43. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, “Dendritic (Snow-Flake-Shaped) Gold-Nanostructures Templated On Graphene: Tuning Electrical Properties and Raman Spectra”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  44. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, Josh Linn, Steven Melton, “Microwave Induced in-Situ Deposition of Gold and Silver Nanostructures On Graphene: Avenue to Build Graphene-Metal Interfaces”,AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  45. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Ashvin Nagaraja, Monica Frey, “Wrapping of a Single Live Bacterium by Biochemically Modified Graphene (BMG) Sheets: Avenues to Build Nano-Biomachines”, AICHE, Nashville, TN, November 2009
  46. Vikas Berry, “On-Surface Biomodification and Molecular-interfacing of Graphene: Study of its Electrical and Structural Properties“, BACON, Boston University, Boston, MA, June 2009 (Invited Talk)
  47. Vikas Berry and Nihar Mohanty, “Effect of Single Bacterium Cell and DNA Attachment on the Electrical Properties of Chemically Modified Graphene Sheets“, APS, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009
  48. Vikas Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, “Microwave induced in-situ deposition of Gold and Silver nanoparticles on chemically modified sheets of graphene: Avenue to build Graphene-metal interface“,APS, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009
  49. Vikas Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, “Snow flake shaped gold nanostructures templated on graphene: an avenue to fabricate novel nano electronic devices“, APS, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009
  50. Vikas Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, “‘Spring-Like’ and Photo-actuated Junctions Between Nanoparticles“, APS, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009
  51. Vikas Berry and Nihar Mohanty, “Wrapping of a single bacterium with Functionalized – Chemically Modified Graphene (FCMG) sheets via highly specific protein-cell wall interaction“, APS, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009
  52. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty, Kabeer Jasuja, Ashvin Nagaraja and Jose Armesto, “Graphene Modification to produce novel structures and devices“, Center of Biobased Polymers by Design – KSU, January 2009
  53. Vikas Berry and Nihar Mohanty, “Attachment of Single Bacterium Cell, DNA and Single Molecules on Chemically Modified Graphene Sheets: Avenue to Build Smart Electrochemical Circuitry“, AICHE, Philadelphia, PA, November 2008
  54. Vikas Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, “‘Spring-Like’ and Photomechanical Junctions Between Nanoparticles: An Avenue to Power Molecular-Machines by Compression Energy“, AICHE, Philadelphia, PA, November 2008
  55. Vikas Berry and Kabeer Jasuja, “Spring-like molecular Junctions: An Avenue to Store Energy in Molecules to Power Molecular Machines“, Trends in Nanotechnology, Oviedo, Spain, September 2008
  56. Vikas Berry, Nihar Mohanty and Kabeer Jasuja, “Attachment of Single Molecules and biological components on Modified Graphene Sheets and Study of its Electronic Properties: Building Highly Sensitive Biomolecular Devices“, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, India, June 2008  (Invited)
  57. Vikas Berry, Kabeer Jasuja, Nihar Mohanty, Arthur Thompson and Mark Battig, “Functionalized and Mechanical Molecular Junctions between Metal Nanoparticles“, Material Research Society, San Francisco, CA, April 2008
  58. Kabeer Jasuja and Vikas Berry, “Photo-induced Molecular Mechanics to Produce Reversible Mechanical Motion of Nanocomponents: Avenue to Build Nanomachines“, Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Iowa State University, March 2008
  59. Nihar Mohanty and Vikas Berry, “Biological Interfacing with Chemically Modified Graphene for Biosensing and Logic Devices“, Biochemical Engineering Symposium, Iowa State University, March 2008
  60. Vikas Berry, “Bionanotechnology and Cooperative Molecular Electronics“, Condensed Matter Group, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, September 2007
  61. Ravi Saraf, Vikas Berry, Sanjun Niu, Vivek Maheshwari, Jennifer Kane, “Electronic Nanodevices on Biomolecules and Microorganism Scaffold “, Material Research Society, San Francisco, CA, April 2007
  62. Vikas Berry, Ravi Saraf, “Humidity sensor based on tunneling barrier width modulation”,Heartland Biomedical Engineering Symposium, Omaha, NE, April 2005
  63. Vikas Berry, Ravi Saraf, “Nanodevice piggyback on bacteria”, American Physical Society – March Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005