Ana Karimi

Thesis: Electroanalytical Evaluation of Nanoparticles

 by Nano-impact Electrochemistry 

Research: - Biomolecular detection at ssDNA-conjugated nanoparticles by nano-impact electrochemistry 

- Design oxidase-based bioelectrodes operating in oxygen-deficient environment using engineered nanoparticles 

 - Fundamental characterization of the nanoparticles surface using electrochemical collision responses

 - Study the interaction of environmental toxic As ions with metal oxide NPs, the surface mechanism adsorption,   speciation and transformation  

Awards and honors:


[13]  Single-particle investigation of environmental redox processes of arsenic on cerium oxide nanoparticles by collision electrochemistry

    A. Karimi, D. Andreescu, and S. Andreescu

      ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1(10), 2019, 5722-5735 

[12]  Electrochemical Investigation of pH-Dependent Activity of Polyethyleneimine-Capped Silver Nanoparticles

A. Karimi, K.A. Kirk, and S. Andreescu (cover feature)

ChemElectroChem, 4(11), 2017, 2801-2806

[11]  CeO2-Assisted Biocatalytic Nanostructures for Laccase-Based Biocathodes and Biofuel Cells

A. Karimi, and S. Andreescu

    J. Electrochem. Soc., 164(9), 2017, G92-G98

[10]  Biomolecular detection at ssDNA-conjugated nanoparticles by nano-impact electrochemistry

  A. Karimi, A. Hayat, and S. Andreescu

    Biosens. Bioelectron., 87, 2017, 501-507 

[9] Chapter 9-Portable Enzyme-Paper Biosensors Based on Redox-Active CeO2 Nanoparticles

A. Karimi, A. Othman and S. Andreescu

  in: Methods in Enzymology, vol. 571 - Rational Design of Enzyme-Nanomaterials, (Ed. C.V. Kumar), Elsevier,  2016, 177-195

[8]  Functional nanostructures for enzyme based biosensors: Properties, fabrication and applications

  A. Othman, A. Karimi, and S. Andreescu

    J. Mater. Chem. B, 4, 2016, 7178-7203

[7]  Platinum-doped ceria based biosensor for in vitro and in vivo monitoring of lactate during hypoxia

   N.P. Sardesai, M. Ganesana, A. Karimi, J.C. Leiter, and S. Andreescu 

Anal. Chem., 87(5), 2015, 2996-3003 

[6] Graphene based enzymatic bioelectrodes and biofuel cells

A. Karimi, A. Othman, A. Uzunoglu, L.A. Stanciu, and S. Andreescu

Nanoscale, 7, 2015, 6909-6923

[5] Engineered Pt doped nanoceria for oxidase based bioelectrodes operating in oxygen deficient environment

  N.P. Sardesai, A. Karimi, and S. Andreescu

ChemElectroChem, 1(12), 2014, 2082-2088  

Prior to the PhD program at Clarkson

[4]   Holmium(III)-selective fluorimetric optode based on N,N-bis(salicylidene)-naphthylene-1,8-diamine as a neutral fluorogenic


M.R. Ganjali, M. Hosseini, A. Karimi, H. Haji-Hashemi, and P. Norouzi

Spectrochim. Acta A Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc. 121, 2014, 224-229

[3]   Determination of Clonidine by Potentiometry Using PVC Membrane Electrode

M. R. Ganjali, A. Karimi, S.J. Shahtaher, and P. Norouzi

Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8, 2013, 1999 - 2008

[2]   Letrozole Potentiometric PVC membrane and Nano-Composite Carbon Paste Electrodes

M. R. Ganjali, A. Karimi, and P. Norouzi

Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 7, 2012, 3681-3692

[1]   A Clidinium Potentiometric Membrane Sensor for Determination of Clidinium in Pharmaceutical Formulation

A. Karimi, F. Faridbod and L. Safaraliee. Norouzi

Anal. Bioanal. Electrochem., 3(5), 2011, 532-542



- "Electroanalytical investigation of Environmental Redox Processes at Metal Oxide Nanoparticles"

Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar Series, Clarkson University, November 4, 2016 

- "Characterizing Bioconjugated Nanoparticles By Nano-Impact Electrochemistry"

The 229th ECS Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 1st, 2016 

- "Electroanalytical Evaluation of Nanoparticles by Nano-impact Electrochemistry"

Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar Series, Clarkson University, October 23, 2015 

- "Nano-Impact Electrochemistry for Assessing the Chemical Reactivity of Nanoparticles"

The 228th ECS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 13, 2015

- "Bioanalytical Applications of Single Nanoparticle Collision at Microelectrodes"

PITTCON, New Orleans, LA, March 9, 2015

PITTCON, Atlanta, GA, March 9, 2016

CAMP Annual Technical Meeting, Canandaigua, NY, May 21, 2015 

CAMP Annual Technical Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY, May 14, 2014 

Preparing the microelectrodes

October 23, 2015 - Department seminar

October 23, 2015 - Groupmates support

March 2016 - PITTCON Conference, Atlanta, GA

Thesis defense: January 13, 2017. Committee: Profs: Devon Shipp, Silvana Andreescu, Evgeny Katz, Mario Wriedt and Shantanu Sur. Congratulation Dr. Karimi !

Good job Ana !