Sahni, V.; Harris, J.; Blackledge, T.A.; Dhinojwala, A. “Cobweb-Weaving Spiders Produce Different Attachment Discs for Locomotion and Pray Capture” Nature Communications 2012, 3:1106 doi: 10.1038/ncomms2099 (2012).

Yimer, Y.; Dhinojwala, A.; Tsige, M. “Interfacial Properties of Free-Standing Poly(3-hexylthiophene) films” J. Chem. Phys. 2012, 137, 044703(1-12).

Heiber, M.; Dhinojwala, A.”Dynamic Monte Carlo Modelling of Exciton Dissociation in Organic Donor-Acceptor Solar Cells”J. Chem. Phys. 2012, 137, 014903(1-11).

Alizadeh, A.; Bahadur, V.; Zhong, S.; Shang, W.; Li, R.; Ruud, J.; Yamada, M.; Ge, L.; Dhinojwala, A.; Sohal, M. “Temperature Dependent Droplet Impact Dynamics on Flat and Textured Surfaces” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 111601.

Sahni, V.; Labhasetwar, D. V.; Dhinojwala, A. “Spider Silk Inspired Functional Microthreads” Langmuir 2012, 28(4), 2206-2210.

Alizadeh, A.; Yamada, M.; Li, R.; Shang, W.; Otta, S.; Zhong, S.; Ge, L.; Dhinojwala, A.; Conway, K. R.; Bahadur, V.; Vinciquerra, A. J.; Stephen, B.; Blohm, M. L. “Dynamics of Ice Nucleation on Water Repellent Surfaces”Langmuir 2012, 28(6), 3180-3186.

Hsu, P. Y.; Dhinojwala, A.; “Contact of Oil with Solid Surfaces in Aqueous Media Probed Using Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy” Langmuir 2012, 28(5), 2567-2573.


Sahni, V.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A.; “A Review on Spider Silk Adhesion” J. Adhesion 2011, 87(6), 595-614.

Li, G.; Dhinojwala, A.; Yeganeh, M. S. “Interference Effect from Buried Interfaces Investigated by Angular-Dependent Infrared-Visible Sum Frequency Generation Technique” J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115(15), 7554-7561.

Sahni, V.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A. “Changes in the Adhesive Properties of Spider Aggregate Glue During the Evolution of Cobwebs” Sci. Rep. 2011, 1, 41.

Alibardi, L.; Edward, D. P.; Patil, L.; Bouhenni, R.; Dhinojwala, A; Niewiarowski, P. H. “Histochemical and Ultrastructural Analyses of Adhesive Setae of Lizards Indicate that they Contain Lipids in Addition to Keratins”J. Morphology 2011, 272(6), 758-768.

Hsu, P. Y.; Ge, L.; Li, X.; Stark, A. Y.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Niewiarowski, P. H.; Dhinojwala, A. “Direct Evidence of Phospholipids in Gecko Footprints and Spatula-Substrate Contact Interface Detected Using Surface-Sensitive Spectroscopy” J. R. Soc. Interface 2011,

Badge, I.; Sethi, S; Dhinojwala, A. “Carbon Nanotube-Based Robust Steamphobic Surfaces” Langmuir 2011, 27(24), 14726-14731.


Ge, L.; Ci, L.; Goyal, A.; Shi, R.; Mahadevan, L.; Ajayan, P. M.; Dhinojwala, A. “Cooperative Adhesion and Friction of Compliant Nanohairs” Nano Lett. 2010, 10(11), 4509-4513.

Kurian, A.; Prasad, S.; Dhinojwala, A. “Direct Measurement of Acid-Base Interaction Energy at Solid Surfaces” Langmuir 2010, 26 (23), 17804-17807. pdficon_small

Kurian, A.; Prasad, S.; Dhinojwala, A. “Unusual Surface Aging of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Elastomers”Macromolecules 2010, 43, 2438-2443.

Prasad, S.; Jiang, Z.; Sprung, M.; Sinha, S. K.; Dhinojwala, A. “Effect of Surface Freezing on Meniscus Relaxation in Side Chain Comb Polymers” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2010, 104, 137801.

Sahni, V.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A. “Viscoelastic Solids Explain Spider Web Stickiness” Nature Comm.2010, 1, 19.