1. T Eom, J Lee, S Lee, B Ozlu, S Kim, DC Martin, BS Shim; "Highly Conductive Polydopamine Coatings by Direct Electrochemical Synthesis on Au", ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022 [Link]

  2. B. Ozlu, B. Shim; "Highly Conductive Melanin-like Polymer Composites for Nonenzymatic Glucose Biosensors with a Wide Detection Range", ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022 [Link]

  3. S. Moon, D Kim, S. Lee, T. Eom, S Jeon, B. Shim; "Precisely tuned photonic properties of crystalline nanocellulose biocomposite coatings by gradually tailored nanoarchitectures.", Carbohydrate Polymers, 119053, 2022 [Link]

  4. S. Lee, Y. Hong, B. Shim; "Biodegradable PEDOT: PSS/Clay Composites for Multifunctional Green‐Electronic Materials", Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2100056, 2021 [Link]

  5. J. Cho, S. Lee, B. Shim, S. Jung, D. Kim, S. Park; "Unveiling water drainage through microporous layer with laser-ablated open furrows in proton exchange membrane fuel cells", Journal of Power Sources, 491, 229563, 2021 [Link]

  6. S. Moon*, J. Heo*, J. Jeon, T. Eom, D. Jang, K. Her, W. Cho, K. Woo, J. Wie, B. Shim; "High crystallinity of tunicate cellulose nanofibers for high-performance engineering films", Carbohydrate Polymers, 254, 117470, 2021 [Link]

  7. W. Lee, J. Seong, B. Ozlu, B. Shim, A. Marakhimov, S. Lee; "Biosignal Sensors and Deep Learning-Based Speech Recognition: A Review", Sensors, 21 (4), 1399, 2021 [Link]

  8. S. Lee, B. Ozlu, T. Eom, D. Martin, B. Shim; “Electrically conducting polymers for bio-interfacing electronics: From neural and cardiac interfaces to bone and artificial tissue biomaterials”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 170 (15), 112620, 2020 [Link]

  9. K. Her, S. Jeon, S. Lee, B. Shim; "Esterification of Cellulose Nanofibers with Valeric Acid and Hexanoic Acid", Macromolecular Research, 28 (12), 1055-1063, 2020 [Link]

  10. S. Kang, R. Baskaran, B. Ozlu, E. Davaa, J. Kim, B. Shim, S. Yang; "T1-Positive Mn2+-Doped Multi-Stimuli Responsive poly (L-DOPA) Nanoparticles for Photothermal and Photodynamic Combination Cancer Therapy", Biomedicines, 8 (10), 417, 2020 [Link]

  11. G. Kaleli-Can; B. Ozlu; H. Ozguzar; B. Onal-Ulusoy; G. Kabay; T. Eom; B. Shim; M. Mutlu; "Natural melanin nanoparticle‐decorated screen‐printed carbon electrode: Performance test for amperometric determination of hexavalent chromium as model trace", Electroanalysis, 32(8), 1696-1706, 2020 [Link]

  12.  J. Jeon; J. Park; S. Park; S. Won; H. Zhao; S. Kim; B. Shim; A. Urbas; J. Hart; Z. Ku; J. Wie; "Shape-Programmed Fabrication and Actuation of Magnetically Active Micropost Arrays", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 17113-17120, 2020 [Link]

  13.  S. Lee; H. Hwang; W. Cho; D. Jang; T. Eom; D. Martin; J. Wie; B. Shim; "Eco‐Degradable and Flexible Solid‐State Ionic Conductors by Clay‐Nanoconfined DMSO Composites", Advanced Sustainable Systems, 1900134, 2020 [Link]

  14.  J. Kim; J. Woo; J. Kim; M. Choi; Y. Kim; S. Yang; B. Shim; J. Choi; "Effect of expanding nanocellulose sponge on nasal mucosal defects in an animal model", Regenerative Biomaterials, 7, 47-52, 2020 [Link]

  15.  T. Eom; J. Jeon; S. Lee; K. Woo; J. Heo; DC Martin; J Wie; B Shim; "Naturally Derived Melanin Nanoparticle Composites with High Electrical Conductivity and Biodegradability", Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 1900166, 2019 [Link]

  16. B. Ozlu; G. Kabay; I. Bocek; M. Yilmaz; A. Piskin; B. Shim; M. Mutlu; "Controlled release of doxorubicin from polyethylene glycol functionalized melanin nanoparticles for breast cancer therapy: Part I. Production and drug release performance of the melanin nanoparticles", International journal of pharmaceutics, 570, 118613, 2019 [Link]

  17.  S. Lee; T. Eom; M. Kim; S. Yang; B. Shim; "Durable soft neural micro-electrode coating by an electrochemical synthesis of PEDOT: PSS/graphene oxide composites", Electrochimica Acta, 313, 79-90, 2019 [Link]

  18.  H. Kwak; J. Heo; K. Her; H. Lee; H. Jin; B. Shim; "Effect of Post-sulfuric Acid Nano-fibrillization Process on the Coating and Barrier Properties of Cellulose Nanofibril", Polymer-Korea, 43 (1), 32-37, 2019 [Link]

  19.  M. Kim; B. Shim; R. Lezzi; D. Martin; "Impedimetric biosensors for detecting vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) based on poly (3, 4-ethylene dioxythiophene)(PEDOT)/gold nanoparticle (Au NP) composites", Frontiers in Chemistry, 7, 234, 2019 [Link]

  20. S. Moon; S. Jeon; T. Eom; B. Shim; "Recent Research Trends in Eco-Friendly Materials for Solving Environmental
    Microplastic Problems", KIC News, 22 (2), 25-43, 2019 

  21. B. Shim; B. Lee; "Market Trends for Nutricosmetics", KIC News, 22 (1), 23-37, 2019 [Link]

  22. H. Kim*; T. Eom*; W. Cho; K. Woo; Y. Shon; J. Wie; B. Shim; “Soft electronics on asymmetrical porous conducting membranes by molecular layer-by-layer assembly”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 254, 916-925, 2018 [Link]

  23. T. Eom; K. Woo; W. Cho; J. Heo; D. Jang; J. Shin; D. Martin; J. Wie; B. Shim; “Nanoarchitecturing of Natural Melanin Nanospheres by Layer-by-Layer Assembly: Macroscale Anti-inflammatory Conductive Coatings with Optoelectronic Tunability”, Biomacromolecules, 18, 1908-1917, 2017 [Link]

  24. Y. Shon*; H. Kim*; H. Hwang; E. Bae; T. Eom; E. Park; W. Ahn; J. Wie; B. Shim; "A Nanostructured Cell-Free Photosynthetic Biocomposite via Molecularly Controlled Layer-by-Layer Assembly", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 244, 1-10, 2017 [Link]

  25. W. Cho; H. Lee; B. Shim; B. Cha; J. Kim; K. Char; "Tunable synthesis of hierarchical mesoporous silica via porogen carrying organosilicates", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 239, 409-415, 2017 [Link]

  26. W. Lee; D. Kim; B. Shim; J. Kim; M. Lee; S. Park; H. Kwon; J. Shin; G. Hong; M. Choi; “Survey on Derencephalus Interface for Speech Production and its Volitional Control”, Journal of Information Technology and Architecture, 14(2), 101-114, 2017 [Link]

  27. T. Eom; K. Woo; B. Shim; "Melanin: A Naturally Existing Multifunctional Material", Applied Chemistry for Engineering, 27(2), 115-122, 2016 [Link]

  28. J. Choi; H. Kim; H. Ahn; B. Shim; J. Lim; "Regeneration of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve using Polycaprolactone (PCL) Nerve Guide Conduit Coated with Conductive Materials", Clinical and Experimental Thyroidology, 8(1), 88-97, 2015 [Link]

  29. J. Kim; B. Shim; H. Kim; Y. Lee; S. Min; D. Jang; Z. Abas; J. Kim; "Review of Nanocellulose for Sustainable Future Materials", International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing-Green Technology, 2(2), 197-213, 2015 [Link]

  30. W. Cho; J. Wu; B. Shim; W. Kuan; S. Mastroianni; W. Young; C. Kuo; T. Epps; D. Martin; "Synthesis and Characterization of Bicontinuous Cubic Poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene) Gyroid (PEDOT GYR) Gels", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 5115-5123, 2015 [Link]

  31. W. Lee; D. Kim; B. Shim; S. Park; C. Yu; J. Ryu; “Survey on Mouth Interface for Voice Reproduction and Volitional Control”, Journal of Information Technology and Architecture, 12(1), 171-181, 2015 [Link]

  32.  A. Yashchenok; A. Masic; D. Gorin; O. Inozemtseva O; B. Shim; N. Kotov; A. Skirtach; H. Möhwald; "Optical Heating and Temperature Determination of Core-Shell Gold Nanoparticles and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Microparticles", Small, 11(11), 1320-1327, 2014 [Link]

  33. C. Frost; P. Cederna; D. Martin; B. Shim; M. Urbanchek; "Decellular biological scaffold polymerized with PEDOT for improving peripheral nerve interface charge transfer", IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 422-425, 2014 [Link]

  34. J. Baldwin; E. Washabaugh; J. Moon; B. Shim; D. Martin; P. Cederna; N. Langhals; M. Urbanchek; "Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on decellular scaffolding interrupts grafted muscle revascularization", IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1461-1464, 2013 [Link]

  35. S. Lee; H. Kim; B. Shim; “Graphene as a Biological Engineering Material”, Korean Industrial Chemistry(KIC) News, 16(3), 6-22, 2013 [Link]

  36. S. Lee; H. Kim; B. Shim; “Graphene: an Emerging Material for Biological Tissue Engineering”, Carbon Letters, 14(2), 63-75, 2013 [Link]

  37. Z. Baghmanli; K. Sugg; B. Wei; B. Shim; D. Martin; P. Cederna; M. Urbanchek; “Biological and Electrophysiologic Effects of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on Regenerating Peripheral Nerve Fibers”, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(2), 374-385, 2013 [Link]

  38. A. Yashchenok; A. Masic; D. Gorin; B. Shim; N. Kotov; P. Fratzl; H. Mohwald; A. Skirtach; “Nanoengineered Colloidal Probes for Raman-based Detection of Biomolecules inside Living Cells”, Small, 9(3), 351-356, 2013 [Link]

  39. J. Zhu; B. Shim; M. Di Prima; N. Kotov; “Transparent Conductors from Carbon Nanotubes LBL-Assembled with Polymer Dopant with pi-pi Electron Transfer”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(19), 7450-7460, 2011 [Link]

  40. B. Shim, J. Zhu, E. Jan, K. Chritchley, N. Kotov, “Transparent Conductors from Layer-by-Layer Assembled SWNT Films: Importance of Mechanical Properties and a New Figure of Merit”, ACS Nano, 4(7), 3725-3734, 2010 [Link]

  41. Z. Baghmanli; M. Urbanchek; B. Shim; B. Wei; D. Martin; W. Kuzon; P. Cederna; “Effects of Electro-Conductive Biopolymer on Axon Regeneration Across a Peripheral Nerve Interface”, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 211(3), S84-S84, 2010 [Link]

  42. J. Wu; B. Shim; D. Martin; “Low-Voltage Electron Microscopy (LVEM) of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoporous Poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene) (PEDOT)”, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 16(S2), 340-341, 2010 [Link]

  43. A. Yashchenok, D. Bratashov, D. Gorin, M. Lomova, A. Pavlov, A. Sapelkin, B. Shim, G. Khomutov, N. Kotov, G. Sukhorukov, H. Möhwald, A. Skirtach, “Carbon Nanotubes on Polymeric Microcapsules: Free-Standing Structures and Point-Wise Laser Openings”, Advanced Functional Materials, 20(18), 3136-3142, 2010 [Link]

  44. Y. Bayram, Y. Zhou, B. Shim, S. Xu, J. Zhu, N. Kotov, J. Volakis, “E-textile Conductors and Polymer Composites for Conformal Light-Weight Antennas”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 58(8), 2732-2736, 2010 [Link]

  45. B. Shim, J. Zhu, E. Jan, K. Critchley, S. Ho, P. Podsiadlo, K. Sun, N. Kotov, “Multiparameter Structural Optimization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites: Toward Record Strength, Stiffness, and Toughness”, ACS Nano, 3(7), 1711-1722, 2009 [Link]

  46. L. Wang, W. Chen, D. Xu, B. Shim, Y Zhu, F Sun, L. Liu, C. Peng, Z. Jin, C. Xu, N. Kotov, “Simple, Rapid, Sensitive, and Versatile SWNT-Paper Sensor for Environmental Toxin Detection Competitive with ELISA”, Nano Letters, 9 (12), 4147-4152, 2009 [Link]

  47. P. Podsiadlo*, B. Shim*, N. Kotov, (*These authors contributed equally to this review) “Polymer/Clay and Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Composites Made by Sequential Layering of Nanometer Scale Films”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 253 (23-24), 2835-2851, 2009 [Link]

  48. S. Srivastava, P. Podsiadlo, K. Critchley, J. Zhu, M. Qin, B. Shim, N. Kotov, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Spontaneous Loading into Exponentially Grown LBL Films”, Chemistry of Materials, 21 (19), 4397-4400, 2009 [Link]

  49. M. Agarwal, Q. Xing, B. Shim, N. Kotov, K. Varahramyan, Y. Lvov, “Conductive paper from lignocellulose wood microfibers coated with a nanocomposite of carbon nanotubes and conductive polymers”, Nanotechnology, 20 (21), 215602, 2009 [Link]

  50. S. Ho, K. Critchley, D. Lilly, B. Shim, N. Kotov, “Free flow electrophoresis for the separation of CdTe nanoparticles”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19 (10), 1390-1394, 2009 [Link]

  51. B. Shim, W. Chen, C. Doty, C. Xu, N. Kotov, “Smart Electronic Yarns and Wearable Fabrics for Human Biomonitoring Made by Carbon Nanotube Coating with Polyelectrolytes”, Nano Letters, 8 (12), 4151-4157, 2008 [Link]

  52. Z. Tang, P. Podsiadlo, B. Shim, J. Lee, N. Kotov, “The Effect of Stabilizer Density on Transformation of CdTe Nanoparticles Induced by Ag Cations”, Advanced Functional Materials, 18 (23), 3801-3808, 2008 [Link]

  53. P. Podsiadlo, A. Kaushik, B. Shim, A. Agarwal, Z. Tang, A. Waas, E. Arruda, N. Kotov, “Can Nature’s Design be Improved Upon? High-Strength, Transparent, Nacre-Like Nanocomposites with Double Network of Sacrificial Cross Links”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112 (46), 14359-14363, 2008 [Link]

  54. K. Loh, J. Lynch, B. Shim, N. Kotov, “Tailoring Piezoresistive Sensitivity of Multilayer Carbon Nanotube Composite Strain Sensors”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 19 (7), 747-764, 2008 [Link]

  55. B. Shim, P. Podsiadlo, D. Lilly, A. Agarwal, J. Lee, Z. Tang, S. Ho, P. Ingle, D. Paterson, W. Lu, N. Kotov, “Nanostructured Thin films Made by Dewetting Method of Layer-by-Layer Assembly”, Nano Letters, 7 (11), 3266-3273, 2007 [Link]

  56. B. Shim, Z. Tang, M. Morabito, A. Agarwal, N. Kotov, “Integration of Conductivity, Transparency, and Mechanical Strength into Highly Homogeneous LBL Composites of SWNT”, Chemistry of Materials, 19 (23), 5467-5474, 2007 [Link]

  57. P. Podsiadlo, A. Kaushik, E. Arruda, A. Waas, B. Shim, J. Xu, H. Nandivada, B. Pumplin, J. Lahann, A. Ramomoorthy, N. Kotov, “Ultra-Strong and Stiff Layered Polymer Nanocomposites”, Science, 318 (5847), 80-83, 2007 [Link]

  58. P. Podsiadlo, Z. Tang, B. Shim, N. Kotov, “Counterintuitive Effect of Molecular Strength and Role of Molecular Rigidity on Mechanical Properties of Layer-by-Layer Assembled Nanocomposites”, Nano Letters, 7 (5), 1224-1231, 2007 [Link]

  59. B. Shim, J. Starkovich, N. Kotov, “Multilayer Composites from Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofibers”, Composites Science and Technology, 66 (9), 1174-1181, 2006 [Link]

  60. M. Gheith, T. Pappas, A. Liopo, V. Sinani, B. Shim, M. Motamedi, J. Wicksted, N. Kotov, “Stimulation of Neural Cells by Lateral Currents in Conductive Layer-by-Layer Films of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Advanced Materials, 18 (22), 2975-2979, 2006 [Link]

  61. B. Shim, N. Kotov, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Combing during Layer-by-Layer Assembly: from Random Adsorption to Aligned Composites”, Langmuir, 21 (21), 9381-9385, 2005 [Link]

  62. P. Podsiadlo, S. Choi, B. Shim, J. Lee, M. Cuddihy, N. Kotov, “Molecularly Engineered Nanocomposites: Layer-by-layer Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals”, Biomacromolecules, 6 (6), 2914-2918, 2005 [Link]


  1. K. Woo; S. Lee; J. Heo; S. Lee; B. Shim; “Chapter 4. Chemical Sensors”, Disposable and Flexible Chemical Sensors and Biosensors Made with Renewable Materials (Editors: J. Kim), World Scientific, 77-106, 2017

  2. D. Jang; K. Woo; B. Shim; “Chapter 2. Renewable Materials”, Disposable and Flexible Chemical Sensors and Biosensors Made with Renewable Materials (Editors: J. Kim), World Scientific, 9-46, 2017

  3.  L. Povlich; K. Feldman; B. Wei; T. Eom; B. Shim; D. Martin; “Chapter 164: Electroactive Polymeric Biomaterials”, Comprehensive Biomaterials II (Editors: P. Ducheyne, D. W. Grainger, K. E. Healy, D. W. Hutmacher, C. J. Kirkpatrick,), Oxford: Elsevier, volume 1, 664-687, 2017.

  4.  S. Shim; B. Shim; “Chapter 11. Carbon Materials”, Inorganic Industrial and Engineering Chemistry(Editors: The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry), Chungmungak, 2013

  5.  L. Povlich; K. Feldman; B. Shim; D. Martin; “Chapter 42: Electroactive Polymeric Biomaterials”, Comprehensive Biomaterials (Editor: Kevin Healy), Oxford: Elsevier, 2011


  1. B. Shim; T. Eom; K. W; “Biologically extracted melanin/polymer composite having high electrical conductivity and dense structure, and preparation method therefor”, KR Patent 10-1804910, 2017

  2. B. Shim; Y. Shon; H. Hwang; H. Kim; “Manufacturing Method of Bio-reactor for Photosynthesis and the Bio-reactor Device Using the Same”, KR Patent 10-1619767, 2016

  3. B. Shim; H. Kim; T. Eom; D. Jang; J. Lim; J. Choi; “Electrically Conducting Nerve Regeneration-Inducing Tube Coated with Natural Conductive Material”, KR patent 10-1671399, 2016

  4. W. Lee; J. Lee; H. Choi; S. Park; J. Lee; B. Shim; “Timing Flow and Temperature Sensing Capsule Using Browning Effect”, KR Patent 10-1608019B1, 2016

  5. N. Kotov, B. Shim, X. Chuanlai, “Electrically Conductive Fibrous Materials”, US patent pending, 61/257,636, November 3, 2009

  6. N. Kotov, P. Podsiadlo, B. Shim, E. Arruda, A. Waas, “Ultrastrong and Stiff Layered Polymer Nanocomposites and Hierarchical Laminate Materials Thereof”, US patent PCT/US2008/078854, October 03, 2008