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Department of Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Santosh Aryal

Assistant ProfessorDr. Santosh Aryal

B.S. Chemistry and Biology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M. S. Organic Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Ph. D. Bionanosystem Engineering, Chonbuk National University, South Korea

Email: saryal@ksu.edu
Office Phone: 785-532-6326
Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State (NICKS)
P218, Mosier Hall

Aryal Laboratory Webpage
Nicks Faculty Page


Synthesis and characterization of inorganic/organic nanomaterials; Polymer synthesis and characterization; Polymer-drug conjugates; Combinatorial chemotherapy; Functionalization and surface modification of nanoparticles; PET-CT and MR imaging; Evaluation of nanoparticle using in-vitro and in-vivo models.


Aryal S., Key J., Stigliano C., Landis M. D., Lee D. Y., Decuzzi P. Positron emitting magnetic nanoconstruct for PET/MR imaging. Small (2014) 10, 2688.

Aryal S., Hu, C. M., Fang, R., Dehaini, D., Carpenter, C., Zhang, D. E., Zhang, L. Erythrocyte membrane-cloaked polymeric nanoparticles for controlled drug loading and release. Nanomedicine (2013), 8, 1271.

Aryal S., Hu C. M., Zhang L. Synthesis of Ptsome: a platinum-based liposome-like nanostructure. Chemical Communication. (2012) 48, 2630.

Hu C. M., Zhang L., Aryal S., Cheung C., Fang R., Zhang L. Erythrocyte membrane-camouflaged polymeric nanoparticles as a biomimetic delivery platform. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) (2011) 108, 10980.

Aryal S., Hu C. M., Zhang L. Polymer-cisplatin conjugate nanoparticles for acid-responsive drug delivery. ACS Nano (2010) 4, 251.