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Dr. Stanko R. Brankovic

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Chemistry
N 308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77204-4005
Phone: 713-743-4409
Fax: 713-743-4444
Electrochemical Nanofabrication & Nanomaterials Synthesis Group




 
  • Education
  • Awards/Honors
  • Previous Appointments
  • Courses Instructed
  • Research Areas
  • Academic Standing
B.S.E., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 1994.


Ph.D., Science and Engineering of Materials, Arizona State University, 1999.
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2010 - present

Chair/Chair Elect/Vice Chair of the Electrochemical Material Science Division of The International Society of Electrochemistry,
. 2010
NSF-The Faculty Early Career Development Award (NSF-CAREER),
. 2010
University of Houston Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship,
. 2009
Cullen College of Engineering Junior Faculty Research Award,
. 2006 - present
Secretary/Senior Member/Member at Large of the Executive Committee of the Electrodeposition Division of the Electrochemical Society,
. 1997 - 1998
Arizona State University Graduate Scholarship,
. 1993 - 1994
Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences Student Fellow,
. 1992 - 1994
Paja S. Tutundzic Foundation Student Fellow
Seagate Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2001-2005.


Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 2000-2001.
Electrochemical Nanofabrication Technology (ECE 6397)
Material Science of Thin Films (ECE 6348)
Experimental Methods in Chemical Engineering (CHEE 6397), Guest lecturer
Introduction to Nanoscale Design and Eng. (ECE 5397/6397), Guest lecturer.
Introduction to Design and Fabrication of Nanoscale Devices (ECE 5314/6314)
Electrical Circuits (ECE 2300)
Computer Problem Solving (ECE 1331)
Introduction to Electrical Engineering (ECE 1100)
Electrochemical Thin Film Growth, Magnetic Materials and Nanostructures, Nanofabrication, Electrocatalysis, Sensors, Physics and Thermodynamics of Electrified Interfaces.
h-factor = 16


citation: 1000+
 
  • Publications
  • Conferences/Talks
  • Patents
  • Editorials

PUBLICATIONS

51. Novel 2D RuPt core-edge nanocluster catalyst for CO electro-oxidation, Lars C. Grabow, Qiuyi Yuan, Hieu A. Doan and Stanko R. Brankovic in Surface Science,640 (2015) 50–58.

50. Chapter 3: Electrochemical Surface Professes and Opportunities for Material Synthesis, Stanko R. Brankovic and Giovanni Zangari in Electrochemical Engineering Across Scales: From Molecules to Processes, Editors: R. C. Alkire, P. N. Bartlett, J. Lipkowski, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, vol. 15, Willey-VCH (2015) p. 59-107.

49. Nucleation of Pt Monolayers Deposited via Surface Limited Redox Replacement Reaction, D. Gokcen, Q. Yuan, and S. R. Brankovic, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161, D3051 (2014)

48. Ethanol Electro-Oxidation on Ternary Platinum-Rhodium-Tin Nanocatalysts: Insights in the Atomic 3D Structure of the Active Catalytic Phase, N. Erini, R. Loukrakpam, V. Petkov, E. A. Baranova, R. Yang, D. Teschner, Y. Huang, S. R. Brankovic, and P. Strasser ACS Catal., 4, 1859 (2014).

47. Efficient C–C Bond Splitting on Pt Monolayer and Sub-monolayer Catalysts During Ethanol Electrooxidation: Pt Layer Strain and Morphology Effects, R. Loukrakpam, Q. Yuan, V. Petkov, L. Gan, S. Rudi, R. Yang, Y. Huang, S.R. Brankovic and P. Strasser, Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.,16, 18866 (2014).

46. Electrocatalysis: Novel Synthetic Methods, S. R. Brankovic, Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry, Springer Reference –online, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2013), 19:11.

45. Oxide/Hydroxide Incorporation into Electrodeposited CoFe Alloys-Consequences for Magnetic Softness, J. George, S. Elhalawaty, A. J. Mardinly, R. W. Carpenter, D. Litvinov, and S. R. Brankovic, Electrochimica Acta, 110, 411 (2013).

44. Development of Pinhole-Free Amorphous Aluminum Oxide Protective Layers for Biomedical Device Applications, Julia Litvinov, Yi-Ju Wang, Jinnie George, Pawilai Chinwangso, S.R. Brankovic, Richard C. Wilson, Dmitri Litvinov, Surface & Coatings Technology, 224, 101, (2013).

43. Lead Underpotential Deposition on Pt-submonolayer Modified Au(111), Qiuyi Yuan, Ashish Tripathi, Milan Slavkovic, and S.R. Brankovic, Z. Phys. Chem., 226, 965 - 977 (2012).

42. Saccharin Effect on Properties of 2.4 T CoFe Films, S.R. Brankovic, B. Kahajwala, J. George, G. Majkic, G. Stafford and P. Ruchhoeft, Electrochimica Acta, 84, 139 – 144 (2012).

41. Stress Control in Electrodeposited CoFe Films – Experimental Study and Analytical Model, S.R. Brankovic, B. Kagajwala, J. George, G. Majkic, G. Stafford and P. Ruchhoeft, Electrochimica Acta, 83, 387 (2012).

40. Bifunctional anode catalysts for direct methanol fuel cells, Jan Rossmeisl, Peter Ferrin, Georgios A. Tritsaris, Anand Udaykumar Nilekar, Shirlaine Koh, Sang Eun Bae, S.R. Brankovic, Peter Strasserce and Manos Mavrikakis, Energy & Environmental Science, 5, 8335 (2012).

39. Size Effects in Monolayer Catalysis—Model Study: Pt Submonolayers on Au(111), Sang-Eun Bae, Dincer Gokcen, Ping Liu, Parnia Mohammadi S.R. Brankovic, Electrocatalysis, 3, 203 - 210 (2012).

38. Nanostructure and oxide phase distribution in Co36-40Fe64-60 electrodeposited films for magnetic field sensors, S. Elhalawaty, R. W. Carpenter, J. George and S.R. Brankovic,Journal of Applied Physics 111 07A330 (2012).

37. Oxygen Incorporation into Electrodeposited CoFe Films: Consequences for Structure and Magnetic Properties, S. Elhalawaty, R. W. Carpenter, J. George and S.R. Brankovic,Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158 (11) D641 (2011).

36. Reaction kinetics of Metal depostion via surface limited red-ox displacement of underpotentially deposited metal monolayers,D. Gokcen, S.-E. Bae, S.R. Brankovic, Electrochemical Acta,56, 5545 (2011).

35. Stoichiometry of Pt Submonolayer Deposition via Surface-Limited Redox Replacement Reaction,        D. Gokcen, S. -E. Bae, S.R. Brankovic, Journal of the Electrochemical Society157(11) D582 - D587(2010).

34. Chapter 27- Applications to Magnetic Recording and Microelectronic Technologies, S.R. Brankovic, N. Vasiljevic, N. Dimitrov, Modern Electroplating V, editors: M. Paunovic and M. Schlesinger, John Willey and Sons, Inc (2010).

33. Chapter 11- Electrodeposition - Fundamental Aspects and Methods, S.R. BrankovicFunctional Properties of Bioinspired Surfaces - Characterizations and Technological Applications, editors: N. O. Fuentes and E. A. Favret, World Scientific. (2009).

32. Critical Parameters of Solution Design for Electrodeposition of Soft 2.4T CoFe Alloys, S.R. Brankovic, J. George, S. -E. Bae,  D. Litvinov, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 16(45) 75-87 (2009).

31. Electrochemical Synthesis and Nanofabrication of Materials for Magnetic and Ultrasound Sensors Application, S.R. Brankovic, A. Shamsi, S. -E. Bae, G. Majkic, D. Litvinov, Nanotechnology 2008, NANO, IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology Volume, Issue 18-21, p. 605-606, August (2008).

30. Sulfur and Saccharin Incorporation into Electrodeposited CoFe Alloys, J. George, S.-E. Bae, D. Litvinov, J. Rancheler, and S. R. BrankovicJournal of the Electrochemical Society, 155 (9) D589-D594 (2008). 

29. Fe3+ Effect on Magnetic Moment of Electrodeposited CoFe Alloys - Experimental Study and Analytical Model, S. R. Brankovic, S.-E. Bae, D. Litvinov, Electrochimica Acta53 ,5934-5940 (2008).

28. The Analysis of the Cu Surface Morphology Evolution during Electropolishing, S. Shivareddy, S. -E. Bae, S. R. Brankovic, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 13(4) 21-32 (2008).

27. Electrochemical Transducers - A New Approach to Ultrasound Sensor Design, A. Shamsi, S.-E. Bae, G. Majkic and S. R. Brankovic, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 11 (16) 15-23 (2008).

26. Cu Surface Morphology Evolution during Electropolishing, S. Shivareddy, S.-E. Bae and S. R. BrankovicElectrochem. Solid State Lett.,  11(1), D13-D17 (2008). Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology16, Issue 21 (2007).

25. Close-Packed Noncircular Nanodevice Pattern Generation by Self-Limiting Ion-Mill Process, V. A. Parekh, A. Ruiz, P Ruchhoeft, S. R. Brankovic,  and Dmitri Litvinov, Nano Letters.7, No. 10, pp 3246 - 3248 (2007).

24. Physical Incorporation of Saccharin Molecules into Electrodeposited Soft High Magnetic Moment CoFe Alloys, Stanko R. Brankovic , Ryan Haislmaier, and Natasa Vasiljevic, Electrochemical and Solid State Lett. 10(6), D67 (2007).

23. Molecular Incorporation of Saccharin into 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, Ryan Haislmaier and N. Vasiljevic, Electrochemical Society Transactions, 3, (25) 71 (2007).

22. Influence of Additive Adsorption on Properties of Pulse Deposited High Magnetic Moment CoNiFe and CoFe Alloy, S. R. Brankovic , N. Vasiljevic, T. Klemmer and E.C. Johns, Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices VIII, editors: S. Krongleb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic , Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher and G. Zangari, pp. 347, PV 2004-23, The Electrochemical Society INC, N. J. (2006).

21. Scaling Analysis of the Kinetic Roughening During the Deposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys , S. R. Brankovic , N. Vasiljevic, Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices VIII, editors: S. Krongleb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic , Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher and G. Zangari, pp. 397, PV 2004-23, The Electrochemical Society INC, N. J. (2006).

20. Electrodeposition of 2.4 T Co37Fe63 Alloys at Nanoscale for Magnetic Recoding Application , S. R. Brankovic , XM. Yang, T. J. Klemmer, and M. Seigler, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42, 132 (2006). 

19. Influence of Additive Adsorption on Properties of Pulse Deposited CoFeNi Alloys , S. R. Brankovic , N. Vasiljevic, T. Klemmer and E.C. Johns, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 152, C196 (2005).

18. Electron-beam SAFIER TM Process and Its Application for Magnetic Thin-Film Heads , X.M. Yang, H. Gentile, A. Eckert and S. R. Brankovic Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B , 22, 3339 (2004). 

17. Fabrication of Sub 50nm Critical Feature For Magnetic Recording Device Using E-beam Lithography , X.M. Yang, A. Eckert, K. Mountfiled, H. Gentile, C. Seiler, S. R. Brankovic, E.C. Johns, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 21. 3017, (2003). Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 8, Issue 25 (2003).

16. Electron-beam lithography method for sub-50-nm isolated trench with high aspect ratio. X.M. Yang, A. Eckert, K. Mountfiled, H. Gentile, C. Seiler, S. R. Brankovic, R. Harris, E.C. Johns, Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (Pt. 1, Emerging Lithographic Technologies VII), 5037, 168 (2003).

15.  Pulse Plating of Soft High Magnetic Moment Materials – Properties and Application , S. R. Brankovic, K. Sendur, T. Klemmer, X. Yang and E.C. Johns, Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices VII and Electrodeposition of Alloys, ed. S. Krongelb et al, vol. 27 , pp 269, ECS Inc, (N.J. 2002).

14. Kinetic Characterization of PtRu Fuel Cell Anode Catalysts Made by Spontaneous Pt Deposition on Ru Nanoparticles , J.X. Wang, S. R. Brankovic , Y. Zhu, and R.R. Adzic, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 150, 1108 (2003).

13. Carbon Monoxide Oxidation on Bare and Pt modified Ru(1010) Single Crystal Surface, S. R. Brankovic , N.S. Marinkovic, J.X. Wang, R.R. Adzic, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry , 532, 57 (2002). 

12. Oxygen Reduction on Bare and Pt Monolayer-Modified Ru(0001), Ru(1010) and Ru Nanostructured Surfaces , H. Inoue, S.R. Brankovic , J.X. Wang, R.R. Adzic, Electrochimica Acta, 47, 3777 (2002) .

11. Electrosorption and Catalytic Properties of Bare and Pt Modified Single Crystal and Nanostructured Ru Surfaces, S. R. Brankovic , J.X. Wang, Y. Zhu, R. Sabatini, J. McBreen, R. R. Adzic, Journal of Electroanalytical. Chemistry, 524-525, 231 (2002).

10.  New Methods of Controlled Monolayer to Multilayer Deposition of Pt for Designing Electrocatalyst at an Atomic Level, S.R. Brankovic , J.X. Wang and R.R. Adzic, Journal of Serbian Chemical Society ,66, 887 (2001). 

9.  Pt Submonolayer on Ru Nanoparticles - a Novel Low Pt Loading, High CO Tolerance Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst, S. R. Brankovic , J.X. Wang, and R.R Adzic, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters4, A217 (2001).

8. Spontaneous Deposition of Pd on Ru(0001), S. R. Brankovic , J. McBreen and R. R. Adzic, Surface Science 479, L363, (2001).

7. Spontaneous Deposition of Pt on Ru(0001) Surface , S. R. Brankovic , J. McBreen and R. R. Adzic,Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 503, 99 (2001).

6. Metal Monolayer Deposition by Replacement of Metal Adlayers on Electrode Surfaces, S. R. Brankovic , J. X. Wang and R.R. Adzic, Surface Science 474, L173, (2001).

5. Surfactant Mediated Electrochemical Deposition of Ag on Au (111), S. R. Brankovic, N. Dimitrov, and K. Sieradzki, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 2, 443 (1999).

4. Electrochemical Defect-Mediated Thin Film Growth , K. Sieradzki, S. R. Brankovic , and N. Dimitrov,Science 284,138 (1999).

3. Thermodynamic Analysis of Cogeneration - Comparison of Conventional and Cogeneration Systems. J. Orlovic, Z. Stankovic, S. R. Brankovic , B. Djordjevic, Hemijska Industrija 52 (10), 390-395, (1998).

2. Nanoindentation of Atomically Modified Surfaces, S. G. Corcoran, S. R. Brankovic , N. Dimitrov, and K. Sieradzki, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc ., 505, 77 (1998).

1. Dealloying Below the Critical Potential , K. Wagner, S. R. Brankovic , N. Dimitrov, and K. Sieradzki,Journal of the Electrochemical Society 144, 3545 (1997).

2014

3. (Invited) Monolayer Catalyst Design Using SLRR of UPD Monolayers – Fundamental Aspects and Interplay of UPD, Reaction Kinetics, and Nucleation Kinetics, S. R. Brankovic, 226th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, Oct.5-9, (2014).

2. (Invited) Conditions at the Electrochemical Interface and Their Relation to Electrodeposition of High Moment Soft CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, 226th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, Oct.5-9, (2014).

1. Relation Between Thermodynamic and Kinetics Aspects of Pt Deposition Via SLRR and Resulting Properties of Catalyst Monolayers, S. R. Brankovic, 225th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 11-15 (2014).

2013

7. Strained Annealing of Cu Interconnects: A Novel Approach Towards Improving the Resistance of Cu Interconnects, N. Dole, J. Chawla, and S. R. Brankovic, TechCON, Sept. 8th-10th, (2013).

6. UPD on Submonolayer Modified Au(111) – The prelude to Synthesis of True Bi-Functional Monolayer Catalysts, S.R. Brankovic, Q. Yuan, and L. Grabow, 64th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico, Sept. 8th-13th (2013).

5. (Poster) Morphology Effects on Electrosorption Properties of Catalyst Monolayers, Q. Yuan, M. Slavkovic, A. Tripathi, L. Grabow and S. R. Brankovic, 64th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico, Sept. 8th-13th (2013).

4. A Study of Au/C Nanoparticles with Pt Monolayer and Sub-Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Ethanol Oxidation Reaction, R. Loukrakpam, S. R. Brankovic, P. Strasser, 224th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Oct 27-Nov.1, (2013).

3. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Soft Ferromagnetic Thin Films and Nanostructures for Magnetic Recording and MEMS Application, S. R. Brankovic, 224th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Oct 27-Nov.1, (2013).

2. Lead UPD on Ru(0001), W. Dongjun, Q. Yuan and S. R. Brankovic, 224th, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Oct 27-Nov.1, (2013).

1. (Invited) Size Effects on Catalytic and Electrosorption Properties of Catalyst Monolayers, S. R. Brankovic, 2013 CEC Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, February 9th, (2013)

2012

8. Resistivity Control in CoNiFeX Alloys, N. Dole, D.W. Lee, N. Brockie, A. Papou, S. R. Brankovic, 222nd, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Oct 7-13, (2012).

7. Lead Underpotential Deposition on Sub-monolayer Pt and Ru Modified Au(111) Surface, Q. Yuan, M. Slavkovic, A. Tripathi and S. R. Brankovic, 222nd, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Oct 7-13, (2012).

6. (Invited) Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects of Metal Deposition via Surface Limited Red-ox Replacement Reaction, S. R. Brankovic, 222nd, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Oct 7-13, (2012).

5. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Metal-Metal Oxide Materials for Magnetic Field Sensor Application, S. R. Brankovic, J. George, R. Sharma, R. Carpenter, S. Elhalawaty and D. Litvinov, 222nd, The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Oct 7-13, (2012).

4. (Invited) Electrodeposited Ferromagnetic Metal/Metal Oxide Materials for Magnetic Field Sensor Application, S. R. Brankovic, J. George, R. Carpenter, S. Elhalawaty and D. Litvinov, 63rd International Society of Electrochemistry Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 19-24 (2012).

3. (Invited) Stress Control in Electrodeposited 2.4 T CoFe Films, B. Kagajwala, A. Adesanya, J. George, S. Hossain and S. R. Brankovic, 221 ECS Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 6th-May10th, (2012).

2. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Magnetic Materials and Nanostructures for Magnetic Recording and MEMS Application, S. R. Brankovic, Material Science Department, University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI, April 26th (2012)

1. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Magnetic Materials and Nanostructures for Magnetic Recording and MEMS Application, S. R. Brankovic, Physics Department, University of Texas at Brownsville, TX, January 10th (2012)

2011

8. Magnetoresistance of Electrodeposited Nanocontacts , J. George, R. Sharma, S. Elhalawaty, R. Carpenter, D. Litvinov, and S. R. Brankovic, 220th The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 9-14, (2011))

7. Underpotential Deposition on Submonolayer Modified Single Crystal Surfaces , Q. Yuan, A. Tripathi, M. Slavkovic and S. R. Brankovic, 220th The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 9-14, (2011))

6. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Functional Materials and Nanostructures, S. R. Brankovic, Center for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, University of Bristol, UK, August 1st, (2011)

5. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Functional Materials and Nanostructures, S. R. Brankovic, Chemistry Department, University of St. Andrews, UK, July 29th (2011)

4. Kinetics of Metal Deposition via Surface Limited Replacement Reaction, D. Gokcen and S. R. Brankovic, 219th The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal CA, May 1-6, (2011).

3. Kinetics of Metal Deposition via Surface Limited Replacement Reaction, D. Gokcen and S. R. Brankovic, 219th The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal CA, May 1-6, (2011).

2. (invited) The Science and Art of Additives for Electrodeposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, B. Kagajwala, J. George, A. Adesanya, and P. Lantonkpode , 219th The Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal CA, May 1-6, (2011).

1. Electrochemical Synthesis of Functional Materials and Nanostructures For Magnetic Recording and Fuel Cells Application, S. R. Brankovic, Chemistry Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 15th (2011).

2010

13. (Invited) Pt Catalyst Monolayer Synthesis via SLRR Approach by D. Gokcen, S. Bae, O. Miljanic, P. Liu, and S. R. Brankovic, 218th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 10-15 (2010).

12. (Invited) Additive Effect on Magnetic, Corrosion and Mechanical Properties of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, B. Kagajwala, J. George, A. Adesanya, and P. Lantonkpode, 218th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 10-15 (2010).

11. Additive Design for High Deposition Rate Permalloy Bath J. George, P. Lantonkpode, D. Lee, P. Smeys, P. Johnson, and S. R. Brankovic, 218th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 10-15 (2010).

10. Stress Control in NiFe Films, B. Kagajwala, A. Adesanya, J. George, D. Lee, P. Smeys, P. Johnson, and S. R. Brankovic, 218th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 10-15 (2010).

9. Morphology Control of Pt Sub-Monolayers, D. Gokcen, O. Miljanic, and S. R. Brankovic, 218th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 10-15 (2010).

8. Additive Effect on Magnetic, Corrosion and Mechanical Properties of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, A. Adesanya, B. Kagajwala, J. George, and S.R. Brankovic, 61st International Society of Electrochemistry Meeting, Nice, France, Sept. 26-Oct. 01 (2010).

7. Size Effect in Monolayer Catalysis - Case Study: Pt Submonolayer on Au(1111), D. Gokcen, S. Bae, P. Liu, and S. R. Brankovic, Electrocatalysis Molecular Level Approach to Modern Applications, Kloster Irsee, Germany, August 22-25th (2010).

6. Simulation of Cu Surface Morphology Evolution during Electropolishing, J. Thomas and S.R. Brankovic,217th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 25-30th (2010).

5. (Invited) Electrochemical Nanofabrication and Material Synthesis, S.R. Brankovic, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Department Colloquium, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NMApril 13th (2010).

4. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Functional Materials and Nanostructures, S.R. Brankovic,Chemical Engineering Department Seminar, Columbia University, NY, March 23rd (2010).

3. Computational Algorithm Predicting Surface Morphology Evolution During Electropolishing, J. Thomas, C. Reece, and S.R. Brankovic, 6th SRF Materials Workshop, Tallahassee, FL, Feb. 18-20th (2010).

2. (Poster) Electrochemical Interface as Transducer for Ultrasound Sensor Design, Goran Majkic, Sang-Eun Bae, and S.R. Brankovic, Second Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, February 6-7th  (2010).

1.(Poster) Morphology- Property Relation of Monolayer Catalysts Obtained by Redox Displacement of UPD Monolayers, D. Gokcen, Sang-Eun Bae and S.R. Brankovic, Second Annual Workshop on Electrochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, February 6-7th (2010).

2009

12. (Invited) Copper Surface Morphology Evolution during Electropolishing, S.R. BrankovicJefferson National Laboratory, Newport News, VA, Nov. 11th  (2009).

11. (Invited) Effect of Additive Incorporation on Magnetic, Corrosion and Mechanical Properties of Electrodeposited 2.4 T CoFe Films, S.R. BrankovicMetal Deposition for Emerging Nanoelectronics Applications II, Schloß Reisensburg, Germany, October 13-15th (2009).

10. (Invited) Electrochemical Nanofabrication and Material Synthesis, S. R. BrankovicChemical Engineering School Seminar Series, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, October 9th (2009).

9. (Invited) Nucleation and Growth of Pt Submonolayers via Displacement of UPD Monolayers, D. Gokcen, S. E. Bae, and S.R. Brankovic216th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 4-9th (2009).

8. (Invited) Nano-organization and Morphology Control of Metal Deposits obtained by Galvanic Displacement of UPD Monolayers, D. Gokcen, O. Miljanic and S.R. Brankovic216th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 4-9th (2009).

7. Size Effects in Monolayer Catalysis-Case Study Pt Submonolayer on Au(111), D. Gokcen, S.E. Bae andS.R. Brankovic216th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 4-9th (2009).

5. (Invited) Effect of Additive Incorporation on Magnetic, Corrosion and Mechanical Properties of Electrodeposited 2.4 T CoFe Films, S.R. BrankovicTcSUH, University of Houston, Houston, October 2nd (2009)

3. (Invited) Nucleation and Growth of Pt Submonolayers on Au(111)-Model Study for Catalyst Monolayer Design, S. R. Brankovic, Gordon Research Conference on Thin Film and Crystal Growth Mechanisms,New London, NH, July 12-19 (2009).  

2. Saccharin Incorporation vs Corrosion Rate of 2.4T CoFe Alloys, J. George, S. Castillo, S. Gudur and      S.R. Brankovic, 215th Electrochemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 24 -29th(2009).

1. (Invited) Electrochemical Nanofabrication and Material Synthesis- An Alternative Approach for Ultrasound Sensors and Monolayer Catalyst Design, S. R. Brankovic, IEEE ,NASA-JSC, Houston, May21st (2009).

2008

7. (Invited) Critical Parameters of Solution Design for Electrodeposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, S. E. Bae, J. George, J. Rantschler, and D. Litvinov, 214th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 10-17th (2008).

6. (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis and Nanofabrication of Materials for Magnetic and Ultrasound Sensors Application, S.R. Brankovic, A. Shamsi, S. -E. Bae, G. Majkic, D. Litvinov, IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, Arlington, TX, August 18-21 (2008)

5. (Invited) Nucleation, Growth and Morphological Stability of Nobel Metal Nanostructures Produced by Surface Controlled Red-Ox Reactions, S.R. BrankovicGordon Research Conference on Electrodeposition, New London NH, July 28, (2008).

4. (Invited) Design of Critical Parameters for Electrodeposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic,Seagate Research Center, Pittsburgh,  June 18, (2008).

3. Cu Surface Morphology Evolution during Electropolishing S. Shivareddy, S. -E. Bae and S. R. Brankovic,  213the Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, AZ , May 18 -22, (2008).

2. Structure-Property Relation of Pt Submonolayers on Au(111) via Galvanic Displacement of CuUPD/Au(111) D. Gokcen, S. Eun Bae and S. R. Brankovic, 213th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Phoenix, AZ , May 18 -22, (2008).

1. (Invited) Critical Processes and Solution Parameters for Electrodeposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys at Nanoscale, S.R. Brankovic, J. George, S. E. Bae, J. Rantschler and D. Litvinov, IEEE Workshop on Next Generation Recording Technologies, Houston TX, March 19, (2008).

2007

7. (Invited) Electrochemical Nanofabrication-An Approach to Design Novel Magnetic and Ultrasound Sensors and Processes for ULSIC Technology, S. R. BrankovicNational Institute for Standards and Technology, Washington DC, December 5, (2007).

6. Electrodeposition at Nanoscale - The Prospect for Magnetic Field Sensor Fabrication, D. Reynolds, A. Nasrullah, S.-E. Bae, P. Ruchhoeft, and S.R BrankovicSERDP Workshop, Washington DC, December 4, (2007)

5. (Invited) Physical Incorporation of Additive Molecules During Electrodeposited CoFe Magnetic Alloys, J. George, Haislmaier and S. R. Brankovic58th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Banff, Canada, September 9-14th, (2007).

4. (Invited) Nucleation and Growth of Low-dimensional Noble Metal Structures Using Galvanic Displacement of UPD Monolayers, D. Gokcen, S.-E. Bae, and S. R. Brankovic212th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, October 7-12th, (2007).

3. Electrochemical Transducers ? A New Approach to Ultrasound Sensor Design, A. Shamsi, S.-E. Bae and S. R. Brankovic212th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, October 7-12th (2007).

2. (Invited) Electrodeposition ? A Gateway towards Design of Nanoscale Metallic Architectures, Catalyst Surfaces, and Magnetic Alloys with Novel Functionality, S. R. BrankovicColloquium, Department of Physics, University of Houston, September 4th, (2007).

1. (Invited) Organic Molecules Adsorption on Electrode Surface ? The Effect on Morphology, Properties and Corrosion Resistance of Electrodeposited Magnetic Alloys, S. R. BrankovicGraduate Student Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, August 30th, (2007).

2006

2. (Invited) Different Aspects of Electrodeposition at Nanoscale; Application to Fabrication of Magnetic Nanostructures, S. R. Brankovic Electrochemical Society meeting , Cancun , Mexico , October 28-Nov. 4 th (2006).

1. Molecular Incorporation of Saccharin During the Electrodeposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys, S. R. Brankovic, R. Heishlmier, N. Vasiljevic, Electrochemical Society meeting, Cancun, Mexico, October 28-Nov. 4 th (2006).

2005

3. (Invited) Saccharin Incorporation During the Electrodeposition of Co40Fe60 Films; Consequences for Magnetic and Corrosion Properties , S.R. Brankovic , F. Wiatrowski, K. Trumbull, and M. Seigler,Electrochemical Society meeting , Quebec City, Canada, May 15-20, (2005).

2. (Invited) Electrodeposition of 2.4 T Co37Fe63 Alloys at Nanoscale for Magnetic Recoding Application ,S.R. Brankovic , X. M. Yang, T.J. Klemmer and M. Siegler, 2005 TMRC, Stanford, CA, Aug. 13-17 th , (2005).

1. (Invited) Influence of Fe3+ on Magnetic Moment and Nanostructure Morphology of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys,S.R. Brankovic , F. Wiatrowski, K. Trumbull, Electrochemical Society meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October-16-20 th 2005.

2004

5. (Invited) Properties of Electrodeposited Magnetic CoFeNi Alloys as a Function of the Conditions at the Electrochemical Interface , S. R. Brankovic Chemistry Department, SANU at Binghamton,Binghamton, NY, April 16, (2004).

4. (Invited) Electrodeposition of High Magnetic Moment Materials on Nanoscale- Properties and Application , S. R. Brankovic , Gordon Research Conference on Electrodeposition, New London, N.H. August 11 (2004).

3. (Invited) Influence of Additive Adsorption on Properties of Pulse Deposited CoNiFe and CoFe Alloys ,S. R. Brankovic , N. Vasiljevic, T. Klemmer and E.C. Johns, 8 th International Symposium on Magnetic Materials, Processes and Devicess-206th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 6, (2004).

2. Scaling Analysis of the Kinetic Roughening During the Deposition of 2.4 T CoFe Alloys , S. R. Brankovic , N. Vasiljevic, 206th Electrochemical Society meeting, Honolulu , Hawaii , October 3-8, (2004).

1. Scaling Analysis and Application of Cu Electropolishing, S. R. Brankovic , M. Labella and R. Harris and E. C. Johns, Electrochemical Society meeting , San Antonio , TX , May 9-13, (2004).

2003

3.  Spontaneous Deposition of Au on Ru(0001). M. Vukmirovic, S.R. Brankovic , and R.R. Adzic, Electrochemical Society Meeting, Orlando , FL , October 3-8, (2003).

2.  (Invited ) Electrodeposition of High Magnetic Moment CoFeNi Alloys at Nanoscale ? Properties and Crystal Structure, S. R. Brankovic Data Storage Systems Center Seminar Series, Carnegie Mellon University , Pittsburgh PA, September 12, (2003).

1. Influence of Additive Adsorption on Properties of Electrodeposited Soft High Magnetic Moment CoNiFe Alloys, Stanko R. Brankovic , Timothy J. Klemmer and Earl C. Johns, Electrochemical Society meeting , Paris-France, April 26-May 4, (2003).

2002

2.  Pulse Plating of Soft High Magnetic Moment Materials ? Properties and Application , S.R. Brankovic, K. Sendur, T. Klemmer, X. Yang and E.C. Johns, Electrochemical Society Meeting , Slat Lake City Utah, Oct. 20-25 (2002).

1.  Designing Pt-Ru Electrocatalyst at an Atomic Level , J. Wang. S. R. Brankovic , and R. R. Adzic,American Chemical Society meeting , Orlando FL , Aril 7-11, (2002). 

2001

3.  Electrocatalysis on Bare and Pt modified Ru(0001) and Ru(10-10), S. R. Brankovic , J. Wang, and R. R. Adzic, Electrochemical Society Meeting , San Francisco CA, Sep. 2-7 (2001).

2.  Pt Sub-monolayer on Ru Nanoparicles ? A Low Loading High CO Tolerance Electrocatalyst. S. R. Brankovic , J. Wang, and R. R. Adzic, Electrochemical Society Meeting , San Francisco CA , Sep. 2-7 (2001).

1.  Metal Monolayer Deposition by Replacement of the Metal Adlayers on Electrode Surface, S. R. Brankovic , J. Wang, and R. R. Adzic, Electrochemical Society Meeting , Washington DC , March 25-29, (2001).

PATENTS

3.  Patterned Thin Films and Use of Such Films as Thermal Control Layers in Heat Assisted Magnetic recording Media, J. Hohlfeld, Y. Kubota, D. Weller, S.R. Brankovic , X.M. Yang, E.C. Johns, US Patent Pending 11568 (2005).

2.  Wet Etch For Selective Removal of Alumina, S. R. Brankovic , B. W. Crue. US Patent Pending 11029 (2003).

1.  CO Tolerant Electrocatalyst with Low Platinum Loading and a Process for its Application, S. R. Brankovic , J. X. Wang, and R. R. Adzic, US Patent 132154 (2002 ).

EDITORIALS

8.Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 56 No. 28, (2011), editors: S. R. Brankovic, A. Bergel, A. Bond, Y. Bultel, F. Di Quarto, L. Gorton, G. Inzelt, F. Lapicque, F. Lisdat, M. Opallo, E.R. Savinova, C.S. Toh, G.A. Tsirlina, V. Vivier and M. Winter, Special issue, 61st ISE meeting, Nice, France (2010).

7.Electrodeposition for Energy Applications 2, The Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S. R. Brankovic, L. Deligianni, K. Rajeshwar Vol. 35 No. 21, The Electrochemical Society INC, N.J. (2011). (Cover)

6.Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices 11, The Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S. Krongelb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic, H. H. Gatzen, Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher, G. Zangari, Vol. 33 No. 34, The Electrochemical Society INC, N.J. (2011). (Cover)

5. Fundamentals of Electrochemical Growth: From UPD to Microstructures- Symposium in Memory of Prof. Evgeni Budevski, The Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S. R. Brankovic, G. Zangari, N. Vasiljevic, Vol. 25 No. 34, The Electrochemical Society INC, N.J. (2010). (Cover)

4.Magnetic Materials and Devices X, Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S. Krongelb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic, H. H. Gatzen, Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher, G. Zangari, Vol. 16 No. 45, The Electrochemical Society INC, N.J. (2009). (Cover)

3. Electrodeposition for Energy Applications, Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S.R. Brankovic and K. Rajeswar, Vol.13 No.10, The Electrochemical Society INC, N.J. (2008). (Cover)

2. Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices IX, Electrochemical Society Transactions, editors: S. Krongleb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic , Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher and G. Zangari, Vol.3 No.25, The Electrochemical Society INC, N. J. (2007). (Cover)

1. Magnetic Materials Processes and Devices VIII,   editors: S. Krongleb, C. Bonhote, S. R. Brankovic , Y. Kitamoto, T. Osaka, W. Schwarzacher and G. Zangari, PV 2004-23The Electrochemical Society INC, N. J. (2006).(Cover)

 
  • Funded Research
  • Funding History
Nucleation of Electroless Co-films as a Function of Substrate Treatment, S.R. Brankovic (PI-100%), Lam Research Corporation - Gift Grant: ($40,000), 06/30/2015-06/01/2016.

Novel Sensing Concepts for Oil and Gas Industry, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), Baker Hughs - Gift Grant, ($42,000), 06/30/2015-12/30/2015.

Electrochemical Nanofabrication-The Transformative Concept towards Synthesis of Novel Materials. Functional surfaces and Nanostructures. S.R. Brankovic (PI-100%), NSF CAREER CHE # 0955922, (540,000$)  07/01/2010-06/31/2015.

Finite Size Effects on Electrosorption Properties of Monolayer Catalysts, S.R. Brankovic (PI), Grant to Enhance and Advance Research, University of Houston, ($29,116), 06/01/2013-05/30/2014.

Strained Annealing for Cu Grain Growth in sub-50 nm Interconnect, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), Semiconductor Research Corporation 2012-IN-2339, ($76,000), 09/01/2012-08/31/2013

Development of Electrodepostion Process for Metal Matrix Composite Films, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), Baker Hughes, ($140,000), 10/01/2012-09/31/2013

Development of Electrodeposited CoFeNiX Films with Low Magnetic Losses for Power Application, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), National Semiconductor Corporation/Texas Instruments – Gift Grant ($160,000), 01/01/2011-12/31/2012.

Surface Limited Redox Replacement of Cu UPD Monolayer with Pt ions, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), Private Funding, ($110,000), 10/01/2011-09/31/2012

Electrochemical Nanofabrication of High-Anisotropy Bit-Patterned Magnetic Arrays using Self-Limiting Ion Milling Fabricated Templates, D. Litvinov (PI), S. R. Brankovic (co-PI), D. Weller (co-PI), NSF CMMI #0927786 (280,000$), 09/01/2009-09/31/2012.

Characterization of Morphology Transformation of Niobium Surfaces by Electropolishing, S.R. Brankovic (PI-100%), DOE/Jefferson Laboratory, PO#10-P0733, (145,000$), 01/01/2010-12/31/2011.

Phase Separated Ferromagnetic Metal-Metal Oxide/Hydroxide Nanomaterials as a Transformative Concept for Magnetic Field Sensors. S.R. Brankovic (PI), Dmitri Litvinov (Co-PI), Ray Carpenter (Co-PI) and Nils Gokemeijer (Co-PI), NSF ECCS # 0824215, (450,000 $), 09/01/2008-08/31/2011.

Structure ? Property Relation of Monolayer Catalysts Obtained by Galvanic Displacement of Underpotentially Deposited Monolayers, S.R. Brankovic (PI), PRF# 47849-G5, (50,000.00$), 05/01/2008-04/30/2010.

Stress Control in Electrodeposited NiFe Alloys, S.R. Brankovic (PI), National Semiconductor Corporation - Gift Grant (130,000$), 10/01/2008-09/30/2010.

Electrodeposited Exchange Spring Magnet Nanostructures for Bit-Pattern Media Application, S. R. Brankovic (PI-100%), TcSUH (20,000$), 09/01/2009-09/31/2010.

Follow-up For Combinatorial Discovery of Anode and Cathode Catalysts for Use in a Hydrazine Anion Exchange Fuel Cell, S. R. Brankovic (PI), Daihatsu, (40,000$), 10/31/2009 - 03/31/2010

Electrodeposition of Exchange Spring Magnet Nanomaterials, S.R. Brankovic (PI), TcSUH (20,000 $), 09/01/2008 - 08/31/2009

Guided Self-Assembly Based Fabrication of Nanostructures, their Properties and Emergent Applications in Energy and Sensing. Pradeep Sharma (PI) and S.R. Brankovic (Co-PI), Grant to Enhance and Advance the Research, University of Houston, (46,970.00$), 09/07/2007-08/31/2008

Single Ferromagnetic Nanocontact Based Devices as Magnetic Field Sensors, S.R. Brankovic (PI), Paul Ruchhoeft (Co-PI), Department of Defense (DOD)-07MMSEED-02-024-MM1593, (97,397.00$), 03/01/2007-03/01/2008.

Development of High Moment Corrosion Resistant Materials for Data Storage and Biomedical Applications, James Rantschler (PI), S.R. Brankovic (Co-PI), NSF-STTR Phase I: #0638195, (149,896.00$), 01/01/2007-01/01/2008.

Nucleation of Noble Metal Nanoclusters During Galvanic Displacement of Underpotentially Deposited Metal Monolayers, S.R. Brankovic (PI), Grant to Enhance and Advance Research, University of Houston, (29,956.00$), 09/01/2006-09/01/2007