Amir Yadegari graduated from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2013. He currently works as a research specialist at University of Pennsylvania. His main area of research is related to the preparation of nanomaterials for biomedical engineering and energy storage; more specifically the biomedical applications of carbon nanostructures including carbon dots, carbon nanotubes, as well as graphene and its derivates. He is also working on 3D bioprinting of high and low temperature biomaterials for hard and soft tissue engineering.


Area of Interest

Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and carbon nanostructures Metal-free graphene based electro catalysts and their application for the oxygen reduction reaction Nanobiosensors and electrochemical cytosensors
1. Hard and soft tissue engineering
2. 3D-bioprinting
3. Drug delivery

top publication

[1] Mohammadmehdi Choolaei, Alimorad Rashidi, Mehdi Ardjmand, Amir Yadegari, Hamid Soltanian, “The effect of nanosilica on the physical properties of oil well cement”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2012.

[2] Amiddedin. Nouralishahi, Hasan. Pahlavanzadeh, Mohammadmehdi. Choolaei, Elaheh. Esmaeili, Amir. Yadegari, “Optimal oxygen concentration strategy through an OCM plug flow reactor”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2013.

[3] Alimorad Rashidi, Meisam Omidi, Mohammadmehdi Choolaei, Milad Nazarzadeh, Amir Yadegari, Fatemeh Haghierosadat, Fatemeh. Oroojalian, M. Azhdari, “Electromechanical Properties of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube”, Advanced Materials Research, 2013.

[4] Mohammadmehdi Choolaei, Milad Nazarzadeh, Meisam Omidi, Amir Yadegari, Mohamad Ali Malakoutian, “Fabrication of paper-based load sensor based on piezoresistive properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube”, The IIOAB Journal - Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology (IIOAB), 2014.

[5] Saeed Khodabakhshi, Alimorad Rashidi, Ziba Tavakoli, Mojtaba Baghernejad, Amir Yadegari, “The first catalytic application of oxidized carbon nanotubes in a four-component synthesis of fused heterocycles” Monatsh Chem, Springer 2015.

[6] Meisam Omidi, Mohammadmehdi Choolaei, Alimorad Rashidi, Amir Yadegari, Mohaddeseh Hashemi, Fatemeh Haghiralsadat. High piezo-resistive behavior of vertically aligned multi-wall carbon nanotubes array, The IIOAB Journal - Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology (IIOAB), 2016.

[7] Mohaddeseh Hashemi, Amir Yadegari, Sayena Jabbehdari, Ghasem Yazdanpanah, Meisam Omidi, Lobat Tayebi, and Fatemeh Yazdian, “Normalization of doxorubicin release from graphene oxide: New approach for optimization of effective parameters on drug loading” Journal of Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, 2016.

[8] Saeed Khodabakhshi, Sanaz Tajik, Mojtaba Baghernejad, Bahareh Abdolpour Mori, Amir Yadegari. "The first catalytic application of copper aluminate nanoparticles in C-C and C-O coupling reaction: Green synthesis of some new ??lapachone derivatives" Monatsh Chem, Springer 2016.

[9] Amir Yadegari, Mohaddeseh Hashemi, Ghasem Yazdanpanah, Sayena Jabbehdari, Meysam Omidi, Lobat Tayebi. Functionalized R9-Reduced Graphene Oxide as an efficient Nano-Carrier for Hydrophobic Drug Delivery, RSC Advances, 2016.

[10] Meisam Omidi, Amir Yadegari, Lobat Tayebi, Wound dressing application of pH-sensitive carbon dots/chitosan hydrogel, RSC Advances 2017.

[11] Amir Yadegari, Meisam Omidi, Fatemeh Yazdian, Hakimeh Zali, Lobat Tayebi. An electrochemical cytosensor for ultrasensitive detection of cancer cell using modified graphene-gold nanostructures. RSC Advances, 2017.

[12] Sanaz Tajik, Deepak P. Dubal, Pedro Gomez-Romero, Amir Yadegari, Alimorad Rashidi, Bahram Nasernejad, Inamuddin, Abdullah M. Asiri. Nanostructured Mixed Transition Metal Oxides for High Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors: Facile Synthetic Strategy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2017.

[13] Leila Samiee, Amir Yadegari, Saeedeh Tasharrofi, Akram Hosseinia, Sedeigheh Sadeghhasani. Adsorption of naphthalene by carbon mesoporous (CMK-3) from aqueous solutions, Journal of Applied Chemical Science International 2017.

[14] Sedigheh Sadeghhassani, Mohammadreza Ganjali, Alimorad rashidi, Saeedeh Tasharrofi, Amir Yadegari, Fatemeh Shoghi, Richard Martel. Comparative study of various types of metal-free N and S co-doped porous graphene for high performance Oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline solution, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers 2017.

[15] Farahnaz fahimipour, Erfan Dashtimoghadam, Morteza Rasoulianboroujeni, Mostafa Yazdimamaghani, Kimia Khoshroo, Mohammadreza Tahriri, Amir Yadegari, Douglas C. Lobner, Daryoosh Vashaee, Jose A. Gonzalez, Tahereh Sadat Jafarzadeh Kashi, Lobat Tayebi. Collagenous Matrix Supported by a 3D-Printed Scaffold for Osteogenic Differentiation of Dental Pulp Cells, Journal of Dental materials 2017.

[16] Amir Yadegari, Leila Samiee, Saeedeh Tasharrofi, Sanaz Tajik, Alimorad Rashidi, Fatemeh Shoghi. Morteza Rasoulian Boroujeni, Mohammadreza Tahriri, Samuel J. Rowley-Neale, and Craig E. Banks. Nitrogen Doped Nanoporous Graphene: An Efficient Metal-free Electrocatalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, RSC Advances 2018.

[17] Amir Yadegari, Amiddedin Nouralishahi, Abbasali Khodadadi, Yadollah Mortazavi, Alimorad Rashidi. The effect of amine functionalized carbon structures as promising support forplatinum particles on oxygen reduction reaction, submitted to the journal of material science and engineering B (under review).

[18] Amir Yadegari, Jafar Khezri, Reza Rahighi, Ehsan Hashemib, Abbas Farmanyf, Alimorad Rashidid, Mohammad-Amin Moradi. Tunable luminescent dual nitrogen and oxygen-doped carbon nano-dots with low toxicity for effective bacterial gene delivery, submitted to the journal of Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (under review).

[19] Saleheh Shahmoradi, Hossein Golzar, Fatemeh Yazdian, Vahid Mansouri, Meisam Omidi, Mohadeseh Hashemi, Amir Yadegari, Lobat Tayebi. Wound dressing application of novel graphene oxide/silver/arginine hybrid nanostructure. submitted to the journal of material science and engineering C (under review).

[20] Sanam Foroutan Parsa, Atieh Vafajoo, Azin Rostami, Reza Salarian, mohamad rabiee, Navid Rabiee, Mohammadreza Tahriri, Amir Yadegari, Daryoosh Vashaee, Lobat Tayebi, Michael Hamblin. Early Diagnosis of Disease Using Multiplexed Microbead Array Technology. submitted to the journal of Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (under review).

[21] Zahra Tavakoli, Fatemeh Yazdian, Mojgan Sheikhpour, Fatemeh Tabandeh, Maysam Omidi, Mohadeseh Hashemi, Amir Yadegari, Thomas E Milner, Lobat Tayebi. Regenerative Medicine as a Novel Strategy for Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatment: A Critical Review. submitted to the journal of Acta Biomaterialia (under review).