Dr. Lok Kumar Shrestha

MANA Scientist

Supermolecules unit

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA)

National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS),

1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba Ibaraki, 305-0044 Japan

E-mail: SHRESTHA.Lokkumar@nims.go.jp

Tel: +81(0)29-860-4809

Fax: +81(0)29-860-4832

 

Research Areas

Surfactant self-assembly, Porous fullerenes nanomaterials, Nanoporous carbons, Vapor sensing and Supercapacitors.

Educational and working history

2012 present

MANA Scientist, MANA, NIMS

2010 2012

ICYS-MANA Researcher, MANA, NIMS

2008 2010

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at Yokohama National University, Japan

2005 2008

Ph.D. candidate at Yokohama National University, Japan

2004 2005

Research student at Yokohama National University, Japan

2001 2004

Teaching at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

1998 2001

Master student at Tribhuvan University, Nepal

 

Visiting Researcher

 

1/12/2014 11/12/2014

IACS, Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Kolkata, India

11/06/2014 17/06/2014

IACS, Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Kolkata, India

23/12/2012 27/12/2012

IACS, Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Kolkata, India

31/01/2012 10/02/2012

IACS, Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Kolkata, India

06/12/2010 17/12/2010

University of Stuttgart, Germany

25/01/2010 29/01/2010

CSIC, IQAC Barcelona, Spain

15/07/2009 22/07/2009

University of Graz, Austria

22/08/2008 26/08/2008

CSIC, IQAC Barcelona, Spain

 

 

Awards

 

Award for Excellence

8th Beauty in Science & Technology Exhibition, April 11, 2014, JST Tokyo, Japan.

The Distinguished Lectureship Award

The CSJ Asian International Symposium, March 27-30, 2014, Nagoya, Japan.

Nanoscale Poster Prize

NanoFormulation2011, ICMAT2011, June 26-July 1, 2011, Suntec, Singapore

Young Chemist Award

Chemical Congress, May 23-25, 2008 Kathmandu Nepal

Best Presenter Award

International Conference on Emerging Issues on Research and Development April 4-6, 2007, Kathmandu Nepal

 

Grants

 

FY2012 – 2013

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), JSPS (3,400,000 Yen)

Production of mesoporous fullerene (C60) with highly crystalline framework to deal with environment and energy problems

 

FY2008 – 2009

Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows, JSPS (1,600,000 Yen)

Nonionic reverse wormlike micelle formulations in nonaqueous media

Membership

 

The Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ)

  2004 - date

Colloid Division of CSJ

2004 - date

Japan Oil Chemists’ Society

  2011- date

Nepal Chemical Society

Life member

 

Publication Summary

 

Total: 102

Original Papers: 91 (First author: 44, *author: 40)

Reviews: 6 (First author: 2, *author: 3)

Proceedings: 3(First author: 1, *author: 1)

Book Chapters: 2(First and * author)

Total Citation: 1253 (As of August 20, 2015)

h index = 22 (As of August 20, 2015)
* = corresponding author

 

Book Chapter

[2]Shrestha, L.K.*; Aramaki, K. Non-aqueous Foams: Formation and Stability:

Paul Stevenson's Eds., Foam Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications,

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2012, Chapter 9, p169-206.

[1]Shrestha, L.K.*; Aramaki, K. Structure of Nonionic Surfactant Micelles in Organic Solvents: A SAXS Study.

Tharwat Tadros, Eds., Self-Organized Surfactant Structures,

Wiley-VCH, 2010, Chapter 2, p 17-57.

Review Paper (Referred)

[6]   Nakanishi, W.; Minami, K.; Shrestha, L.K.; Ji, Q.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K. Bioactive Nanocarbon Assemblies:

Nanoarchitectonics and Applications.

Nano Today 2014, 9, 378-394.

[5]   Hill, J.P.; Shrestha, L.K.; Ishihara, I.; Ji, Q.; Ariga, K. From Amphiphiles to Chromophores and Beyond.

Molecules 2014, 19, 8589-8609.

[4]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R. G.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K. Self-assembled Fullerene Nanostructures.

J. Oleo Sci. 2013, 62, 540-553.

[3]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Ji, Q. Mori, T.; Miyazawa, K.; Yamauchi, Y. Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K. Fullerene Nanoarchitectonics:

from Zero to Higher Dimensions

Chemistry Asian J. 2013, 8, 1662-1679.

[2]   Ramanathan, M.; Shrestha, L.K.* Mori, T. Ji, Q.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K. Amphilphile Nanoarchitectonics:

From Basic Physical Chemistry to Advanced Applications.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 10580-10611. (Back cover page)

[1]   Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Shrestha, R. G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Harush, E.; Regev, O.

Nonionic Worm-like Soft Nanostructures in Nonionic Systems: Principles, Properties and Application as Templates

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2013, 13, 4497-4520.

 

Original Papers (Referred)

 

2015

 

 

     

[91]   Pradhananga, M.A.; Adhikari, R.; Shrestha, R.G.; Rajendran, R.; Adhikari, L.; Bairi, P.; Pradhananga, R.R.; Shrestha, L.K.* Ariga, K.

          Nanoporous Activated Carbons Derived from Agro-Waste Corncob for Enhanced Electrochemical and Sensing Performance.

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2015, 88, 1108-1115.

[90]   Krishnan, V.; Kasuya, Y.; Ji, Q.; Sathish, M.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Ishihara, S.; Minami, K.; Morita, H.; Yamazaki, T.; Hanagata, N.; Miyazawa, K.; Acharya, S.; Nakanishi, W.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.

Vortex-Aligned Fullerene Nanowhiskers as a Scaffold for Orienting Cell Growth.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 2015, 7, 15667-15673.

[89]   Joshi, S.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Kamachi, Y.; Malgras, V.; Pradhananga, M.A.; Pokhrel, B.P.; Pradhananga, R.R.; Ariga, K.; Yamauchi, Y.

Synthesis and Characterizations of Nanoporous Carbons Derived from Lapsi (Choerospondias axillaries) Seed: Effect of Carbonization Conditions.

Adv. Powder Technol. 2015, 26, 894-900.

[88]    Gacia, P.D.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Bairi, P.; Sanchez-Ballester, N.M.; Hill, J.P.; Boczkowska, A.; Abe, H.; Ariga, K.

Low-Temperature Synthesis of Copper oxide (CuO) Nanostructure with Temperature-Controlled Morphological Variaitons.

Ceram. Int. 2015, 41, 9426-9432.

[87]  Shrestha, L.K.*; Strzelczyk, K.M.; Shrestha, R.G.; Ichikawa, K.; Aramaki, K.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.

Nonionic Amphiphile Nanoarchitectonics: Self-Assembly into Micelles and Lyotropic Liquid Crystals.

Nanotechnology 2015, 26, 204002-11pp

[86] Zhang, S.; Kawakami, K.; Shrestha, L.K.; Jayakumar, G. C.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.

Totally Phospholipidic Mesoporous Particles.

J. Phys. Chem. C2015, 119, 7255-7263.

[85]   Sanchez-Ballester, N.M.; Gubbala, R.V.; Tanabe, T.; Koudelkova, E.; Liu, J.; Shrestha, L.K.; Lvov, Y. M.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.; Abe, H.

Activated Interiors of Clay Nanotubes for Agglomeration-tolerant Automotive Exhaust Remediation.

J. Mater. Chem. A2015, 3, 6614-6619.

[84]   Rajendran, R.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Kumar, R.M.; Jayavel, R.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.

Composite Nanoarchitectonics for Ternary Systems of Reduced Graphene Oxide/Carbon Nanotube/Nickel Oxide with Enhanced Electrochemical Capacitor Performance.

J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater.2015, 25, 267-274.

[83]    Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Yamauchi, Y.; Hill, J.P.; Nishimura, T.; Miyazawa, K.; Kawai, T.; Okada, S.; Wakabayashi, K.; Ariga, K.

Nanoporous Carbon Tubes from Fullerene Crystals as the p-Electron Carbon Source.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2015, 54, 951-955.

[82]   Rajendran, R.; Sudhagar, P.; Devadoss, A.; Terashima, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Nakata, K.; Jayavel, R.; Ariga, K.; Fujishima, A.

Pt-free Solar Driven Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Fuel Generation using 1T MoS2 Co-catalyst Assembled CdS QDs/TiO2 Photoelectrode.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 522-525.

[81]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Abe, M.; Ariga, K.

Production of Self-Assembled Fullerene (C60) Nanocrystals at Liquid-Liquid Interface.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol.2015, 15, 2394-2399.

[80]   Joshi, S.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Kamachi, Y.; Yamauchi, Y.; Pradhananga, M.A.; Pokhrel, B.P.; Ariga, K.; Pradhananga, R.R.

Sodium Hydroxide Activated Nanoporous Carbons Based on Lapsi Seed Stone.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2015, 15, 1465-1472.

  

2014

[79]   Rajendran, R.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Minami, K.; Subramanian, M.; Jayavel, R.; Ariga, K.

         Dimensionally Integrated Nanoarhitectonics for Novel Composite from 0D, 1D, and 2D Nanomaterials:

          RGO/CNT/CeO2 Ternary Nanocomposite with Electrochemical Performance.

         J. Mater. Chem. A. 2014, 2, 18480-18487.

[78]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Khan, A.H.; Kumar, G.S.; Acharya, S.*; Ariga, K.

         Demonstration of Ultra-Rapid Interfacial Formation of 1D Fullerene Nanorods with Photovoltaic Properties.

         ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 2014, 6, 15597-15603.

[77]    Pol, V.P.; Shrestha, L.K.; Ariga, K. 
          Tunable, Functional Carbon Spheres Derived from Rapid Synthesis of Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Resins.
          ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 2014, 6, 10649-10655.
[76]    Sakakibara, K.; Chithra, P.; Das, B.; Mori, T.; Akada, M.; Labuta, J.; Tsuruoka, T.; Maji, S.; Furumi, S.; 
          Shrestha, L.K.; Hill, J.P.; Acharya, S.; Ariga, K.; Ajayaghosh, A. 
          Aligned 1-D Nanorods of a p-Gelator Exhibit Molecular Orientation and Excitation Energy Transport Different from Entangled Fiber Networks.

         J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 14, 2245-2251.

[75]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Wi, J-S.; Williams, J.; Akada, M.; Ariga, K.

         Facile Fabrication of Silver Nanoclusters as Promising SERS Substrates.

         J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2014, 14, 2245-2251.

[74]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Neus, U.; Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Ariga, K.

         In-Situ Formation of Silver Nanoparticles Using Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles as Nanoreactors.

         J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2014, 14, 2238-2244.

2013

[73]    Shrestha, L.K.* Shrestha, R.G

Nonioinc Reverse Micelles near the Critical Point.

J. Oleo Sci. 2013, 62, 1073-1081.

[72]   Aramaki, K.; Tawa, K.; Shrestha, L.K.; Iwanaga, T.; Kamada, M.

Formation and Cleansing Performance of Bicontinuous Microemulsions in Water/Poly(oxyethylene) Alkyl Ether/Ester-Type Oil Systems

          J. Oleo Sci. 2013, 62, 803-808.

[71]   Shrestha, L.K.* Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.; Yoshikawa, G.; Ariga, K.

Demonstration of Solvent-Induced One-Dimensional Nonionic Reverse Micelle Growth.

          J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 2585-2590.

[70]   Hill, J.P.; Xie, Y.; Akada, M.; Wakayama, Y.; Shrestha, L.K.; Ji, Q.; Ariga, K.

          Controlling Porphyrin Nanoarchitectures at Solid Interfaces.

          Langmuir 2013, 29, 7291-7299.

[69]  Shrestha, L.K.*; Hill J. P.; Tsuruoka, T.; Miyazawa, K.; Ariga, K.

Surfactant-assisted Assembly of Fullerene (C60) Nanorods and Nanotubes formed at Liquid-Liquid Interface.

Langmuir 2013, 29, 7195-7202.

[68]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*

Structure of Nonionic Reverse Micelles in Octylbenzene

          J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2013, 34, 684-691.

 [67]Rajbhandari, R.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Pokharel, B.P.; Pradhananga, R.R.

Development of Nanoporous Structure in Carbons by Chemical Activation with Zinc Chloride

          J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2013, 13, 2613-2623.

[66]  Sanchez-Ballester, N. M.; Shrestha, L.K.; Elsegood, M. R. J. Schmitt, W.; Ariga, K.; Anson, C. E.; Hill, J.P.; Powel, A.;

Ligand Displacement for Fixing Manganese: Relevance to Cellular Metal Ion Transport and Synthesis of Polymeric Coordination Complexes.

Dalton Trans.2013,42, 2779-2785.

[65]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sathish, M.; Hill, J.P.; Miyazawa, K.; Tsuruoka, T.; Sanchez-Ballester, N.; Honma, I.; Ji, Q.; Ariga, K.

Alcohol-induced Rearrangement of Olmstead’s Crystalline Ag(I)-Fullerene Heteronanostructure yields ‘Bucky Cubes’.

J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 1, 1174-1181.

[64]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Yamauchi, Y.; Hill, J.P.; Miyazawa, K.; Ariga, K.

Fullerene Crystals with Bimodal Pore Architectures Consisting of Macropores and Mesopores.

          J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 586-589.

2012

[63]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.; Hill, J.P.; Ariga, K.

 Nonionic Reverse Micelle Formulation and their Microstructure Transformations in an Aromatic Solvent Ethylbenzene

          Colloids and Surfaces A, 2012, 414, 140-150.

[62]  Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Acharya, S.; Aramaki, K.; Ariga, K.

Water Induced Microstructure Transformation of Diglycerol Monolaurate Reverse Micelles in Ethylbenzene.

         J. Oleo Sci. 2012, 61, 575-584.

[61]  Rajbhandari, R.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Pradhananga, R.R.

Nanoporous Activated Carbon Derived from Lapsi (Chorespondias axillaries) Seed Stone for the Removal of Arsenic from Water.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2012, 12, 7002-7009.

[60]  Shrestha, L.K.*; Hill J. P.; Miyazawa, K.; Ariga, K.

Mixing antisolvents induced modulation in the morphology of crystalline C60.

          J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2012, 12, 6380-6384.

 [59] Shrestha, L.K.* Shrestha, R.G.; Acharya, S.; Aramaki, K.; Hill, J. P.; Ariga, K.

Structural Characterizations of Diglycerol Monomyristate Reverse Micelles in Aromatic Solvent Ethylbenzene.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2012, 12, 3716-3724 .

[58]   Shrestha, L.K.* Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.; Acharya, S.; Ariga, K.

Structure and Rheology of Charge-Free Reverse Micelles in Aromatic Liquid Phenyloctane.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2012, 12, 3701-3715.

[57]   Wi, S-J, Shrestha, L.K.; Nagao, T.

Topographically Controlled Growth of Silver Nanoclusters

Phys. Status Solidi-Rapid Res. Lett. 2012, 6, 202-204. (Front cover page).

2011

[56]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Abe, M.; Ariga, K.

Reverse micelle microstructural transformations induced by oil and water

Soft Matter 2011, 7, 10017-10024.

[55]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Ariga, K.; Abe, M.

Reverse Micelle Microstructural Transformations Induced by Surfactant Molecular Structure, Composition, and Temperature.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2011, 11, 7665-7675.

[54]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*

Effect of Mixing Solvents on the Structure of Trehalose-Tri-isostearate Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles.

J. Nepal Chem. Soc. 2011, 27, 26-33.

[53]    Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.; Ariga, K.

Structure of Diglycerol Monomyristate Reverse Micelles in Styrene: A Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) Study.

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2011, 11, 6986-6994.

[52]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Aramaki, K.; Abe, M.

SAXS and Rheometry Studies of Diglycerol Monolaurate Reverse Micelles in Styrene.

J. Oleo Sci. 2011, 60, 393-401.

[51]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.

Growth Control of Nonionic Reverse Micelles by Surfactant and Solvent Molecular Architecture and Water Addition.  

J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2011, 11, 4863-4873.

[50]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.

Intrinsic Parameters for the Structure Control of Nonionic Reverse Micelles in Styrene: SAXS and Rheometry Studies.

Langmuir 2011, 27, 5862-5873.

[49]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Yamamoto, Y.; Arima, S.; Aramaki, K.

Charge-Free Reverse Wormlike Micelles in Nonaqueous Media.

Langmuir 2011, 27, 2340-2348.

[48]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Matsunaga, T.; Shibayama, M.; Aramaki, K.

 Lipophilic Tail Architecture and Molecular Structure of Neutralizing Agent for the Controlled Rheology of

Viscoelastic Fluid in Amino-Acid Based Anionic Surfactant System.

Langmuir 2011, 27, 2229-2236.

[47]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Sato, T.; Shrestha, R.G.; Hill, J.; Ariga, K.; Aramaki, K.

Structure and Rheology of Reverse Micelles in Dipentaerythrityl Tri-(12-hydroxystearate)/Oil Systems.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 4911-4918.

2010

[46]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Sato, T.; Dulle, M.; Glatter, O.; Aramaki, K.

Effect of Lipophilic Tail Architecture and Solvent Engineering on the Structure of Trehalose-Based Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 12008-12017.

[45]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Oyama, K.; Matsuzawa, M.; Aramaki, K.

Structure of Diglycerol Polyisostearate Nonionic Surfactant Micelles in Nonpolar Oil n-hexadecane: A SAXS Study.

J. Oleo Sci. 2010, 59, 339-350.

[44]   Shrestha, L.K.; Dulle, M.; Glatter, O.; Aramaki, K.

Structure of Polyglycerol Oleic Acid Ester Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles in Decane: Growth Control by Headgroup Size.

Langmuir 2010, 26, 7015-7024.

[43]Rodriguez-Abereu, C.; Dominguez, M.S.; Sarac, B.; Rodac, M.B; Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Varade, D.; Ghosh, G.; Aswal, V. K.

Solution Behavior and Unexpected Transitions in Aqueous Mixtures of Low and High Molecular Weight Hydrophobic Amphiphiles.

Colloid and Polymer Sci. 2010, 288, 739-751.

[42]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sato, T.; Varade, D.; Aramaki, K.

Effect of Polyol on the Structure of Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles in Glycerol Monoisostearate/Decane Systems.

Langmuir 2010, 26, 3115-3120.

[41]   Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Sakai, K.; Sakai, H.; Abe, M.

Viscoelastic Solution of Long Polyoxyethylene Chain Phytosterol/Monoglyceride/Water Systems.

Colloid and Polymer Sci. 2010, 288, 405-414.

[40]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Solans, C.; Gonzalez, C.; Aramaki, K.

Nonaqueous Foam with Outstanding Stability in Diglycerol Monomyristate/Olive Oil System.

Colloid and Surfaces A. 2010, 353, 157-165.

2009

[39]   Shrestha, L.K.*

Study of the Growth Control of Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles by Water and Glycerol Using Small-Angle X-ray Scattering.

J. Nepal Chem. Soc. 2009, 24, 12-18.

[38]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Aramaki, K.

Self-Assembled Structures of Diglycerol Monolaurate-and Monomyristate in Olive Oil.

J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2009, 30, 1525-1532.

[37]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Rheology of Wormlike Micelles in Aqueous Systems of a Mixed Amino Acid Based Anionic Surfactant and Cationnic Surfactant.

Colloid and Polymer Sci. 2009, 287, 1305-1315.

[36]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Oyama, K.; Matsuzawa, M.; Aramaki, K.

Structural Investigation of Diglycerol Polyisostearate Reverse Micelles in Organic Solvents.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 12669-12679.

[35]   Stubenrauch, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Varade, D.; Johansson, I.; Olanya, G.; Aramaki, K.; Claesson, P.

Aqueous Foams Stabilized by n-Dodecyl-b-D-Maltoside, Hexaethyleneglycol Monododecyl Ether, and Their 1:1 Mixture.

Soft Matters 2009, 5, 3070-3080.

[34]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sato, T.; Aramaki, K.

Intrinsic Parameters for Structural Variation of Reverse Micelles in Nonionic Surfactant (Glycerol a-Monolaurate)/Oil Systems:

A SAXS Study.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2009, 11, 4251-4259.

[33]   Shrestha, L.K.; Glatter, O.; Aramaki, K.

Structure of Nonionic Surfactant Glycerol a-Monomyristate Micelles in Organic Solvents: A SAXS Study.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 6290-6298.

[32]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Varade, D.; Aramaki, K.

Tunable Parameters for the Structural Control of Reverse Micelles in Glycerol Monoisostearate/Oil Systems: A SAXS Study.

Langmuir 2009, 25, 4435-4442.

[31]   Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Structural Investigation of Diglycerol Monolaurate Reverse Micelles in Nonpolar Oils Cyclohexane and Octane.

J. Oleo Sci. 2009, 58, 235-242.

[30]   Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Tsuchiya, K.; Sakai, K.; Sakai, H.; Abe, M.

Viscoelastic Wormlike Micelles of Long Polyoxyethylene Chain Phytosterol with Lipophilic Nonionic Surfactant in Aqueous System.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 3043-3050.

[29]   Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Viscoelastic Wormlike Micelles in Mixed Nonionic Fluorocarbon Surfactants and Structural Transition Induced by Oils.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 1615-1622.

[28]   Shrestha, L.K.*

Structure of Nonionic Surfactant Diglycerol Monomyristate Micelles in Cyclohexane: A SAXS Study.

J. Nepal Chem. Soc. 2009, 23, 74-81.

[27]   Alam, M. Md.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Glycerol Effects on the Formation and Rheology of Cubic Phase and Related Gel-Emulsion.

J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 2009, 329, 366-371.

2008

 [26] Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Rheological Behavior of Viscoelastic Wormlike Micelles in Mixed Sodium Dodecyl Trioxyethylene Sulphate/Monolaurin Aqueous System.

Colloid and Polymer Sci. 2008, 286, 1613-1619.

[25]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Sharma, S.C.; Aramaki, K.

Stabilization of Nonaqueous Foam with Lamellar Liquid Crystal Particles in Diglycerol Monolaurate/Olive Oil System.

J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 2008, 328, 172-179.

[24]   Shrestha, R.G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Sharma, S.C.; Aramaki, K.

Phase Behavior and Microstructures of Nonionic Fluorocarbon Surfactant in Aqueous Systems.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 10520-10527.

[23]   Shrestha, L.K.; Matsumoto, Y.; Ihara, K.; Aramaki, K.

Dynamic Surface Tension and Surface Dilatational Elasticity Properties of Mixed Surfactant/Protein Systems.

J. Oleo Sci. 2008, 57 (9), 485-494.

[22]   Shrestha R. G.;Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Wormlike Micelles in Mixed Amino-Acid Based Anionic/Nonionic Surfactant Systems.

J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 2008, 322, 596-604.

2007

 [21]Shrestha, L.K.; Sharma, S.C.; Sato, T.; Glatter, O.; Aramaki, K.

Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) Study on Nonionic Fluorinated Micelles in Aqueous System.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2007, 316, 815-824.

[20]   Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Phase Behavior of Diglycerol Monomyristate in Different Nonpolar Organic Solvent Systems.

J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2007, 28 1236-1241.

[19]   Sharma, S.C.; Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Oil-induced Anomalous Thermoresponsive Viscoelasticity in Fluorinated Surfactant Systems.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 12146-12153.

[18]   Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Varade, D.; Aramaki, K.; Maestro, A.; López Quintela, M.A.; Solans, C.

Formation and Properties of Reverse Micellar Cubic Liquid Crystals and Derived Emulsions.

Langmuir 2007, 23, 11007-11014.

[17]   Sharma, S.C.; Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Short Haired Wormlike Micelles in Mixed Nonionic Fluorocarbon surfactants.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2007, 314, 223-229.

[16]   Varade, D; Rodríguez-Abreu, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

wormlike micelles in mixed surfactant systems: Effect of Cosolvents.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 10438-10447.

[15]   Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha, R.G.; Iwanaga, T.; Aramaki, K.

Aqueous Phase Behavior of Diglycerol Fatty Acid Esters.

J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2007, 28, 883-891.

[14]   Dharmesh V.; Ushiyama, K.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Wormlike Micelles in Tween-80/CmEO3 Mixed Nonionic Surfactant System in Aqueous Media.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2007, 312, 489-497.

 [13] Shrestha, L.K.; Shrestha R. G.; Solans, C.; Aramaki, K.

Effect of Added Water on the Foaming Properties of Diglycerol Fatty Acid Esters-Oil Systems.

Langmuir 2007, 23, 6918-6926.

[12]   Rodríguez-Aberu, C.; Shrestha, L.K.; López Quintela, M.A.

Unusual Formation of Small Aggregates by Mixing Giant Multilamellar Vesicles.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2007, 312, 108-113.

[11]   Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Foam Stability Study of Dilute Aqueous Nonionic Fluorinated Surfactant Systems.

J. Nepal Chem. Soc. 2007, 22, 47-54.

[10]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sato, T.; Aramaki, K.

Phase Behavior and Self-Organized Structure of Diglycerol Monolaurate in Different Nonpolar Organic Solvents.

Langmuir 2007, 23, 6606-6613.

[09]   Sharma, S.C.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Interfacial Properties of Aqueous Nonioinic Fluorocarbon Surfactant Solutions.

J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2007, 28, 577-581.

[08]   Shrestha R. G.; Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.

Formation of Wormlike Micelles in Mixed Amino-Acid Based Anionic Surfactant and Cationic Surfactant Systems.

J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 2007, 311, 276-284.

[07]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sato, T.; Aramaki, K.

Shape, Size, and Structural Control of Reverse Micelles in Diglycerol Monomyristate Nonionic Surfactant System.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 1664-1671.

[06]   Shrestha, L.K.; Saito, E.; Shrestha, R.G.; Kato, H.; Takase, Y.; Aramaki, K.

Foam Stabilized by Dispersed Surfactant Solid and Lamellar Liquid Crystal in Aqueous Systems of Diglycerol Fatty Acid Esters.

Colloids & Surfaces A 2007, 293, 262-271.

[05]   Kunieda, H.; Shrestha, L.K.*; Acharya, D.P.; Kato, H.; Takase, Y. Gutiérrez, J.M.

Superstable Nonaqueous Foams in Diglycerol Fatty Acid Esters-Nonpolar Oil Systems.

J. Dispers. Sci. Technol. 2007, 28,133-142.

2006

[04]   Shrestha, L.K.; Aramaki, K.; Kato, H.; Takase, Y.; Kunieda, H.

Foaming Properties of Monoglycerol Fatty Acid Esters in Nonpolar Oil System.

Langmuir 2006, 22, 8337-8345.

[03]   Shrestha, L.K.; Acharya, D.P.; Sharma, S.C.; Aramaki, K.; Asaoka, H.; Ihara, H.; Tsunehiro, T.; Kunieda, H.

Aqueous Foam Stabilized by Dispersed Surfactant Solid and Lamellar Liquid Crystalline Phases.

J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2006, 301, 274-281.

[02]   Shrestha, L.K.; Sato, T.; Acharya, D.P.; Iwanaga, T.; Aramaki, K.; Kunieda, H.

 Phase Behavior of Monoglycerol Fatty Acid Esters in Nonpolar Oils: Reverse Rodlike Micelles at Elevated Temperatures.

J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 12266-12273.

[01]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Kaneko, M.; Sato, T.; Acharya, D.P. Iwanaga, T.; Kunieda, H.

Phase Behavior of Diglycerol Fatty Acid Esters-Nonpolar Oil Systems.

Langmuir 2006, 22, 1449-1454.

 

Proceedings (Referred)

[03]   Shrestha, L.K.*; Worsch, P.; Aramaki, K.

Structural Characterization of Nonionic Surfactant Reverse Micelles in Diglycerol Monolaurate/Squalene System.

Advanced Materials Research. 2010, 117, 87-92.

[02]   Pradhananga, R. R.; Nyachhyon, A.; Yadav, A.; Shrestha, L.K.; Tandukar, S.

Fabrication and Application of Silver Sulphide Based Ion Sensors.

Advanced Materials Research. 2010, 117, 7-14.

[01]   Pradhananga, R.R.; Shrestha, L.K.

Home Made Ion-Selective Electrodes for Education.

Trans. MRS. J. 2008 33 (2), 345-349.

 

Paper presentation

Keynote Lecture: 2

Invited Lecture: 10

Invited Seminar: 7

Award Lecture: 2

Oral presentation: 40

Poster presentation: 25