Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
2589 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5598



Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 1975

B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland) 1971

Piryani, SO, Jiao, Y, Kam, AYF, Liu, Y, Vo-Dinh, T, Chen, BJ, Chao, NJ, and Doan, PL. "Endothelial Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Mitigate Radiation-Induced Hematopoietic Injury.(Accepted)" International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 104.2 (June 2019): 291-301. Full Text

Ran, Y, Strobbia, P, Cupil-Garcia, V, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Fiber-optrode SERS probes using plasmonic silver-coated gold nanostars(Accepted)." Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (May 15, 2019): 95-101. Full Text

Strobbia, P, Ran, Y, Crawford, BM, Cupil-Garcia, V, Zentella, R, Wang, H-N, Sun, T-P, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Inverse Molecular Sentinel-Integrated Fiberoptic Sensor for Direct and in Situ Detection of miRNA Targets." Analytical Chemistry (April 10, 2019). Full Text

Strobbia, P, Sadler, T, Odion, RA, and Vo-Dinh, T. "SERS in Plain Sight: A Polarization Modulation Method for Signal Extraction." Analytical Chemistry 91.5 (March 2019): 3319-3326. Full Text

Crawford, BM, Strobbia, P, Wang, H-N, Zentella, R, Boyanov, MI, Pei, Z-M, Sun, T-P, Kemner, KM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic Nanoprobes for in Vivo Multimodal Sensing and Bioimaging of MicroRNA within Plants." Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 11.8 (February 12, 2019): 7743-7754. Full Text

Duong, HD, Vo-Dinh, T, and Rhee, JI. "Synthesis and functionalization of gold nanostars for singlet oxygen production." Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 69 (January 25, 2019): 233-240. Full Text

De Silva Indrasekara, AS, Norton, SJ, Geitner, NK, Crawford, BM, Wiesner, MR, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tailoring the Core-Satellite Nanoassembly Architectures by Tuning Internanoparticle Electrostatic Interactions." Langmuir : the Acs Journal of Surfaces and Colloids 34.48 (December 2018): 14617-14623. Full Text

Register, J, Maiwald, M, Fales, A, Strobbia, P, Sumpf, B, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Shifted-excitation Raman difference spectroscopy for the detection of SERS-encoded gold nanostar probes." Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 49.12 (December 1, 2018): 1961-1967. Full Text

Yan, F, Reddy, CVG, Shrestha, YK, Spurgeon, CL, Kummarapurugu, AB, Fischer, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Correction: Determination of ferric ions using surface-enhanced Raman scattering based on desferrioxamine-functionalized silver nanoparticles." Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England) 54.78 (September 2018): 11053-null. Full Text

Odion, RA, Strobbia, P, Crawford, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Inverse surface-enhanced spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SESORS) through a monkey skull." Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 49.9 (September 1, 2018): 1452-1460. Full Text


Vo-Dinh, T. Preface. January 1, 2017. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T. Preface. January 1, 2003.

Vo-Dinh, T. Biomedical photonics: Handbook. January 1, 2003.

Kasili, PM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Monitoring apoptosis and anticancer drug activity in single cells using nanosensors." Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition. January 1, 2017. 423-438. Full Text

Pitris, C, Vo-Dinh, T, Eugene Goodson, R, and Goodson, SE. "Medical applications of photonics." Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition: Applied Optical Electronics Volume Three. January 1, 2017. 343-364. Full Text

Dhawan, A, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic nanostructures and nano-antennas for sensing." Optochemical Nanosensors. April 19, 2016. 401-438.

Vo-Dinh, T, and Wang, HN. "Plasmonic nanoprobes for biomolecular diagnostics of DNA targets." Handbook of Biomedical Optics. April 19, 2016. 723-729.

Cullum, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Preparation of Liquid and Solid Samples." Handbook of Spectroscopy: Second, Enlarged Edition. June 9, 2014. 1-14. Full Text

Cho, EH, Boico, A, Wisniewski, NA, Gant, R, Helton, KL, Brown, NL, Register, JK, Vo-Dinh, T, Schroeder, T, and Klitzman, B. "Micovascular integration into porous polyHEMA scaffold." January 1, 2014. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T. "Preface." January 1, 2014. ix-xi. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T. "Preface." January 1, 2014. xi-xiii. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T. "Preface." January 1, 2014. ix-xi. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T. "Basic instrumentation in photonics." Biomedical Photonics: Handbook. January 1, 2003. 6-1-6-30-null.


Ngo, HT, Strobbia, P, Vohra, P, Freedman, E, De Silva Indrasekara, AS, Lee, WT, Taylor, SM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "A nanophotonic-based assay for point-of-care medical diagnostics of malaria in low and middle income countries." January 1, 2019. Full Text

Odion, R, Vo-Dinh, T, and Strobbia, P. "Surface-enhanced patially offset Raman spectroscopy (SESORS) for biomedical applications." Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XVI. January 27, 2018 - February 1, 2018.: SPIE, February 12, 2018. Full Text

Tucker, MB, Wallace, C, Mantena, S, Cornwell, N, Ross, W, Odion, R, Vo-Dinh, T, and Codd, P. "Creation of an optically tunable, solid tissue phantom for use in cancer detection." January 1, 2018. Full Text

Strobbia, P, Crawford, BM, Wang, HN, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Nanosensors for nucleic acid targets detection using SERS." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Strobbia, P, Wang, HN, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic nanochip for SERS chemical and biomedical sensing." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Wang, HN, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic SERS nanochips and nanoprobes for medical diagnostics and bio-energy applications." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Fales, A, Crawford, BM, Norton, SJ, DeLacy, BG, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic fano resonance sensing system using gold nanosphere and J-aggregates." January 1, 2016. Full Text