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Raghavan, Srinivasa R.

Raghavan, Srinivasa R.

Fischell Fellow
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Brain and Behavior Institute
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices
1227C Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building



Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University–Raleigh, 1998


Self-assembled systems, containers for drug delivery, "smart" fluids, polymer and colloidal gels, polymer-CNT nanocomposites, scattering techniques/rheology.

  • H-Y. Lee, H. Oh, J. H. Lee and S. R. Raghavan. Shedding light on helical tubules: Real-time observations of tubule self-assembly by light microscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 14375 (2012)
  • S. J. Banik, N. J. Fernandes, P. C. Thomas and S. R. Raghavan. Creating polymer hydrogels with regions of distinct chemical, mechanical, and optical properties.Macromolecules, 45, 5712 (2012)
  • K. Sun, H. Oh, J. F. Emerson and S. R. Raghavan. A new method for centrifugal separation of blood components using a UV-curable gel. (Cover) Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 2378 (2012)
  • S. R. Raghavan and J. F. Douglas. The conundrum of gel formation by nanofibers, micelles, and proteins: Gelation without cross-links? Soft Matter, 8, 8539 (2012)
  • M. B. Dowling, R. Kumar, M. A. Keibler, J. R. Hess, G. V. Bochicchio and S. R. Raghavan. A self-assembling hydrophobically modified chitosan capable of reversible hemostatic action. Biomaterials, 32, 3351 (2011)
  • K. Q. Jiang, C. Xue, C. Arya, C. Shao, E. O. George, D. L. DeVoe and S. R. Raghavan. A new approach to micro-manufacturing: Microfluidic magnetic/fluorescent chains. (Frontispiece) Small, 7, 2470 (2011)

For a complete list and to download papers in PDF format, please visit Profesor Raghavan's web site.

BIOE Alum's Company Releases Bleeding Management Tech Nationwide

BIOE alum, advisory Board member Matt Dowling is the founder of Medcura, Inc., which commercialized Rapid-Seal

Clark School Researchers Recognized for Exceptional Inventions

Among the nine 2017 Invention of the Year award nominees, six are led by or include Clark School researchers.

Srinivasa Raghavan Receives Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award

Dr. Raghavan will give his corresponding presentation Thursday, Nov. 2.

gel-e Announces $3.1 Million in Private Financing

Biotech company with University of Maryland roots celebrates milestone achievement.

BIOE, Fischell Institute Faculty Make Strong Showing at Invention of the Year Awards

UMD honors exceptional inventions with potential to influence science, society, and the free market.

Muro Develops Technique to Improve Oral Drug Delivery Using Targeted Nanocarriers

Associate Professor Silvia Muro (Joint, IBBR) and fellow UMD researchers are working to improve oral drug delivery to targets by protecting against the effects of gastric conditions.

Chip Used to Separate Bacteria from Food Samples Wins Professor Venture Fair

BioE Assistant Professor Javier Atencia Named Professor Venture Fair Winner

Hydrophobically Modified Polymers Create “Cell Gels”

New technique could be used in tissue engineering, 3D cell culture.

3D-Printed Heart Implant Wins Professor Venture Fair

Polymer grafts can be custom-fitted, promote tissue growth.

Company Founded in Clark School Awarded $500K to Test Hemorrhage-Halting Foam

Remedium Technologies Inc. receives small business grant from National Science Foundation.

Maryland Hosts Mid-Atlantic Soft Matter Workshop

Interdisciplinary scientists find a "soft and squishy" common ground.

ResearchFest 2012

Marquardt receives top prize; Chiang, Fernandes and Hsu also selected for honors.

Blood-Clotting "Nano-Velcro" Featured in C&EN

Journal highlights wound-healing technology by Raghavan, Remedium Technologies.

Goldberg, Thomas Win SBEC Paper Awards

Graduate students recognized for work presented at 26th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference.

Mtech, Alumna-Run Companies Vie for State Awards

Five Clark School-affiliated companies named finalists for Incubator Company of the Year.

Dowling Wins Dean's Doctoral Research Award Competition

Fischell Fellow recognized for work with soft matter.

Remedium Wins ORNL Global Venture Challenge

Blood-clotting foam takes top prize in security division.

Remedium Wins $10K in Global Security Challenge

Student start-up company’s blood-clotting foam "most promising" in international competition.

Fisher Bioreactor Wins Professor Venture Fair

Bone tissue engineering technology takes top prize.

Dowling Named A Maryland Innovator of the Year

Fischell Fellow garners new award for blood-clotting technology.

"Nano-Velcro" Wins Outstanding Invention of the Year

Hemostatic wound-care product takes top U-Md. prize.

ResearchFest 2009 Winners Announced

Nargund, Thomas, and Dowling presentations come out on top.

Blood-Clotting Invention Featured on CBS News

Dowling, Raghavan demonstrate "nano-velcro."

Raghavan, Dowling's "Nano-Velcro" Wins at Bioscience Day

New biomaterial designed to stop bleeding.

WJZ Covers New Chitosan Blood Clotting Product

Dowling, Raghavan, Payne featured in TV segment.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Three winners chosen among nine finalists.

Polymer Symposium Showcases Student Research

Event promotes interaction between research groups.