• Revealing Seed-Mediated Structural Evolution of Copper-Silicide Nanostructures: Generating Structured Current Collectors for Rechargeable Batteries, Abinaya Sankaran, Nilotpal Kapuria, Sergey Beloshapkin, Syed Abdul Ahad, Shalini Singh, Hugh Geaney, Kevin M Ryan Advanced Materials, 2024, Pages 2310823 (Link)
  • Binder-free germanium nanoparticle decorated multi-wall carbon nanotube anodes prepared via two-step electrophoretic deposition for high capacity Li-ion batteries, Xuan-Manh Pham, Syed Abdul Ahad, Niraj Nitish Patil, Hugh Geaney, Shalini Singh, Kevin M Ryan, Nanoscale Horizons, 2024, (Link)


  • Functional Alkali Metal-Based Ternary Chalcogenides: Design, Properties, and Opportunities. Hannah McKeever,  Niraj Nitish Patil, Manoj Palabathuni, and Shalini Singh* Chemistry of Materials 2023, 35,  9833 (Link)
  • We Glow Together: A Dialogue on Luminescent Compounds Stefanie Dehnen, Jonathan W. Steed, Kenneth Lo, Katja Heinze, Oliver S. Wenger, Shalini Singh, Hai-Bo Yang and Shuang-Quan Zang  Crystal Growth & Design 2023, 23 , 6993 (Link) (Editorial)
  • Colloidal synthesis of the mixed ionic–electronic conducting NaSbS2 nanocrystals Maria ZubairSyed Abdul Ahad Ibrahim Saana AmiinuVasily A. LebedevMohini MishraHugh Geaney Shalini Singh* and Kevin M. Ryan * Nanoscale Horizons, 2023, 8, 1262-1272 (Link)
  • Colloidal Synthesis of Multinary Alkali-Metal Chalcogenides Containing Bi and Sb: An Emerging Class of I–V–VI2 Nanocrystals with Tunable Composition and Interesting Properties Nilotpal Kapuria, Bingfei Nan, Temilade Esther Adegoke, Ursel Bangert, Andreu Cabot, Shalini Singh,* and Kevin M. Ryan* Chemistry of Materials 2023  35, 12, 4810–4820 (Link)
  • Engineering polymorphs in colloidal metal dichalcogenides: Precursor mediated phase control, molecular insights into crystallisation kinetics and promising electrochemical activity. Nilotpal Kapuria, Niraj Patil , Abinaya Sankaran , Fathima R Laffir , Hugh Geaney , Edmond Magner , Micheal D. Scanlon , Kevin Michael Ryan and Shalini Singh*  Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2023 11, 11341 (Link)
  • The Dynamic Interaction of Surfactants with Colloidal Molybdenum Disulfide Nanosheets Calls for Thermodynamic Stabilization by Solvents Pieter Schiettecatte*, Shalini Singh, Pengshang Zhou and Zeger Hens* Langmuir 2023,  39 (18), 6568 (Link)
  • Directly Deposited Antimony on a Copper Silicide Nanowire Array as a High‐Performance Potassium‐Ion Battery Anode with a Long Cycle Life, S. Imtiaz, N. Kapuria, I. Saana Amiinu, A. Sankaran, S. Singh, H. Geaney, T. Kennedy, K. M Ryan* Advanced Functional Materials, 2023, 33, 2209566. (Link)
  • A thin Si nanowire network anode for high volumetric capacity and long-life lithium-ion batteries Ibrahim Saana Amiinu, Sumair Imtiaz, Hugh Geaney, Tadhg Kennedy, Nilotpal Kapuria, Shalini Singh, Kevin M Ryan* Journal of Energy Chemistry, 2023, 81, 20-27. (Link)


  • Multipod Bi(Cu2-xS)n Nanocrystals formed by Dynamic Cation–Ligand Complexation and Their Use as Anodes for Potassium-Ion Batteries Nilotpal Kapuria, Sumair Imtiaz, Abinaya Sankaran, Hugh Geaney, Tadhg Kennedy, Shalini Singh*, and Kevin M. Ryan* Nano Letters, 2022, 22, 24, 10120–10127 (Link)
  • Precursor-Mediated Colloidal Synthesis of Compositionally Tunable Cu–Sb–M–S (M = Zn, Co, and Ni) Nanocrystals and Their Transport Properties Maria Zubair, Vasily A. Lebedev, Mohini Mishra, Temilade Esther Adegoke, Ibrahim Saana Amiinu, Yu Zhang, Andreu Cabot, Shalini Singh, and Kevin M. Ryan* Chemistry of Materials, 2022, 34, 23, 10528–10537 (Link)
  • Subsuming the Metal Seed to Transform Binary Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals into Multinary Compositions, N.  Kapuria, M. Conroy* V. A Lebedev T. E. Adegoke, Y. Zhang, I. S. Amiinu, U. Bangert A. Cabot* S. Singh*, K. M. Ryan* ACS Nano, 2022. (Link)
  • Phosphine free synthesis of copper telluride nanocrystals in 1D and 2D shapes using Dipehylditelluride (DPDTe) as an air-stable source, M. MishraN. N. PatilM. ZubairN. KapuriaV. LebedevT. E. AdegokeK. M. Ryan* and S Singh* Nanotechnology, 2022, 33, 305602 (Link)
  • Two-dimensional copper based colloidal nanocrystals: synthesis and applications, N. KapuriaN. N. PatilK. M. Ryan and S. Singh * Nanoscale, 2022 14, 2885(Link)
  • Broadband Optical Phase Modulation by Colloidal CdSe Quantum Wells, I. Tanghe, J. Butkus, K. Chen, R. R. Tamming, S. Singh, Y. Ussembayev, K. Neyts, D. van Thourhout, J. M. Hodgkiss, and P. Geiregat* Nano Letter 2022, 22, 58 (Link) 


  • Localization-limited exciton oscillator strength in colloidal CdSe nanoplatelets revealed by the optically induced stark effect. P. Geiregat,* C. Rodá, I. Tanghe, S. Singh, A. Di Giacomo, D. Lebrun, G. Grimaldi, J. Maes, D. Van Thourhout, I Moreels, A. J. Houtepen and Zeger Hens.  Light Sci Appl , 2021 10,112. (Link)
  • Ligand Adsorption Energy and the Post-Purification Surface Chemistry of Colloidal Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals, S. Singh*J. Leemans, F Zaccaria, I. Infante, Z. Hens*, Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33, 8, 2796 (Link)
  • New Insights into Nucleation and Growth of Quaternary Nanocrystals, J. Just,* C. Coughlan, S. Singh*, H. Ren, O. Müller, P. Becker, T. Unold and K. M. Ryan*, ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 4, 6439 (Link) 
  • Van Hove Singularities and Trap States in Two Dimensional CdSe Nanoplatelets. N. Peric, Y. Lambert, S. Singh, A. H. Khan, N. A. F. Vergel, D. Deresmes, M. Berthe, Z. Hens, I. Moreels, C. Delerue, B. Grandidier*, L. Biadala*, Nano Letters, 2021, 21, 1702. (Link)
  • Synthesis of Colloidal WSe2 Nanocrystals: Polymorphism Control by Precursor-Ligand Chemistry. P. Zhou, P. Schiettecatte, M. Vandichel, A. Rousaki, P. Vandenabeele, Z. Hens, S. Singh*, Crystal Growth and Design,2021, 21, 1451 (Link)


  • Colloidal WSe2 Nanocrystals as Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries, P. Zhou, G A Collins, Z. Hens, K. M. Ryan, H. Geaney*, S. Singh*, Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 22307 (Link)
  • Metal chalcogenide semiconductor nanocrystals synthesized from ion-conducting seeds and their applications N. Kapuria, U. V Ghorpade, M. Zubair, M. Mishra, S. Singh, K. M Ryan*, Journal of Material Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 13868 (Hot article collection and Cover Art ) (Link)
  • Near-Edge Ligand Stripping and Robust Radiative Exciton Recombination in CdSe/CdS Core/Crown Nanoplatelets, J. Leemans, S. Singh, C. Li, S. Ten Brinck, S. Bals, I. Infante, I. Moreels, Z. Hens, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2020, 11, 3339. (Link)
  • Boosting the Er3+ 1.5 μm Luminescence in CsPbCl3 Perovskite Nanocrystals for Photonic Devices Operating at Telecommunication Wavelengths, M. Zeng, F. Artizzu, J. Liu, S. Singh, F. Locardi, D. Mara, Z. Hens, R. Van Deun, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2020, 3, 4699. (Link)

Prior to Independent Career

  • Thermodynamic Equilibrium between Excitons and Excitonic Molecules Dictates Optical Gain in Colloidal CdSe Quantum Wells, P. Geiregat, R. Tomar, K. Chen, S. Singh, J. Hodgkiss, Z. Hens, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2019, 10, 3637. (Link)
  • A Charge Carrier Cooling Bottleneck Opens up Non-Excitonic Gain Mechanisms in Colloidal CdSe Quantum Wells, R. Tomar, A. Kulkarni, K. Chen, S. Singh, D. van Thourhout, J. Hodgkiss, Z. Hens,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2019, 123, 9640. (Link)
  • Strong Upconversion Emission in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Quantum Dots through Efficient BaYF5: Yb, Ln Sensitization, M. Zeng, S. Singh, J. Liu, F. Artizzu, Z. Hens, Journal of Material Chemistry C, 2019, 7, 2014. (Link)
  • Colloidal CdSe Nanoplatelets, a Model for Surface Chemistry/Opto-Electronic Property Relations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals, S. Singh*, R. Tomar, S. Ten Brick, J. De Roo, P. Geiregat, J. C Martins, I. Infante, Z. Hens, Journal of American Chemical Society,2018, 140, 13292. (Link)
  • Synthesis of Curved CuIn1-xGax(S1-ySey)2 Nanocrystals and Complete Characterization of their Diffraction Contrast Effects, C. Coughlan, Y. Guo, S. Singh, S. Nakahara, K. M. Ryan, Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30, 8679. (Link)
  • Assembling Ordered Nanorod Superstructures and Their Application as Microcavity Lasers, P. Liu, S. Singh, Y. Guo, J-J Wang, H. Xu, C. Silien, N. Liu and K. M. Ryan, Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 43884. (Link)
  • Complete assembly of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) Nanorods at Substrate Interfaces Using a Combination of Self and Directed Organisation, P. Liu, S. Singh, G. Bree and K. M. Ryan, Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 11587. (Link)
  • Selective Phase Transformation of Wurtzite Cu2ZnSn(SSe)4 (CZTSSe) Nanocrystals into Zinc-Blende and Kesterite Phases by Solution and Solid State Transformations, S. Singh, M. Brandon, P. Liu, F. Laffir, W. Redington and K. M. Ryan, Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 5055. (Link)
  • Heteroaggregation Assisted Wet Synthesis of Core Shell Silver-Silica-Cadmium Selenide Nanowires, I. Pita, S. Singh, C. Silien, K. M. Ryan and N. Liu, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 1200. (Link)
  • Occurrence of Polytypism in Compound Colloidal Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals, Opportunities and Challenges, S. Singh and K. M. Ryan, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2015, 6, 3141(Invited Perspective). (Link)
  • Colloidal Cu2ZnSn(SSe)4 (CZTSSe) Nanocrystals- Shape and Crystal Phase control to form Dots, Arrows, Ellipsoids and Rods, S. Singh, P. Liu, A. Singh, C. Coughlan, J. Wang, M. Lusi and K. M Ryan, Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27, 4742. (Link)
  • Assembly of Binary Ternary and Quaternary Nanorods: From Local to Device Scale Ordering Influenced by Surface Charge, K. M. Ryan, S. Singh, P. Liu and A. Singh, CrysEngComm, 2014, 16, 9446. (Link)
  • Promoting cell proliferation using water dispersible germanium nanowires, M. Bezuidenhout, P. Liu, S. Singh, M. Kiely, K. M Ryan and P. A. Kiely, Plos One, 2014, 9, e108006. (Link)
  • Colloidal Synthesis of Homogeneously Alloyed CdSexS1−x Nanorods with Compositionally Tunable Photoluminescence, S. Singh, A. Singh, K. Palaniappanan and K. M. Ryan, Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 10293. (Link)
  • Compositionally Tunable Photoluminescence Emission in Cu2ZnSn(S1-xSex)4 Nanocrystals, A. Singh, S. Singh, S. Levcenko, T. Unold, F. Laffir and K. M. Ryan, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52, 9120 (VIP paper). (Link)
  • Colloidal Synthesis of Cu2SnSe3 Tetrapod Nanocrystals, J. Wang, A. Singh, P. Liu, S. Singh, C. Coughlan, Y. Guo and K. M Ryan, Journal of American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 7835. (Link)
  • Pb2+ selective and highly cross-linked zirconium phosphonate membrane by sol-gel in aqueous media for electrochemical applications, S. Singh, P. Patel, V. K. Shahi and U. Chudasama, Desalination, 2011, 276, 175. (Link)
  • A green method for the preparation of highly stable organic-inorganic hybrid anion-exchange membranes in aqueous media for electrochemical processes, S. Singh, A. Jasti, M. Kumar and V. K. Shahi, Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 1, 1302. (Link)
  • Cross-Linked Poly(VinylAlcohol)-Poly(acrylonitrile-co-2-DimethylaminoEthyl methacrylate) Based Anion-Exchange Membranes in Aqueous Media, M. Kumar, S. Singh and V. K. Shahi, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010, 114, 198. (Link)

Book Chapters

  • S. Singh, V. K. Shahi, Recent Advances in High Performance Polymer Electrolyte Membranes in Advances in Materials Science Research. Volume 8’’, Chapter 1 (pp. 1-44) Nova Science Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-61209-822-7.