Chemist — Office of Scientific Coordination
Raul Trbojevich, Ph.D.
Dr. Raul Trbojevich obtained master's and Ph.D. degrees from Rosario National University in Rosario, Argentina. His Ph.D. thesis was on the synthesis of nanoparticles, nanotechnology science, and the synthesis of new materials. From 1984-1986, Dr. Trbojevich was a teaching assistant, in the Department of Physics-Mathematics, at the School of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Science, National University of Rosario, and from 1996-2001, he was an associate professor, for the Department of Physics and Chemistry, at Argentina Catholic University, Rosario. From 1998-2000, Dr. Trbojevich worked at the Research Center and Superior Studies at Argentina Catholic University, College of Chemistry and Engineering as a research associate.
Subsequently, Dr. Trbojevich was a postdoctoral fellow at the International Institute for Nanotechnology (Department of Mechanical Engineering), at Northwestern University.
Dr. Trbojevich has experience in analytical chemistry and spectroscopic techniques (UV-vis, FT-IR, X-ray diffraction, Raman, PCS, NMR, ICP-MS, HPLC, UPLC, GC, SEM, AFM and TEM). He has also worked in pharmaceutical formulations.
Dr. Trbojevich has received the following honor and award:
- Fellowship: Catholic College of Chemistry and Engineering, Fray Rogelio Bacon, Argentina Catholic University (1986-1992)
- Award: Scientific and Technology Development, International Junior Chamber, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (1992)
Dr. Trbojevich is skilled in developing new analytical chemistry methods for identification and quantitation of chemical compounds in inorganic, organic, and complex biological samples. He provides strong support in high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, UV-visible spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and fluorescence spectroscopy. Dr. Trbojevich is experienced with other spectroscopy techniques, including ICP-MS, FT-IR, photon correlation spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
In the area of nanotechnology, Dr. Trbojevich has expertise in the wet chemical synthesis of metals and semiconductor nanoparticles, as well as in the characterization of nanomaterials using X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscope with EDS, DLS, ICP-MS, and AFM techniques.
Professional Societies/National and International Groups
American Chemical Society
1998 – Present
College of Chemistry and Engineering. Catholic University of Argentina.
Member of Counselor Commission
1998 – 1999
Assessment of Antimicrobial Effect of Food Contact Materials Containing Silver on Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium.
Williams K, Valencia L, Gokulan K, Trbojevich R, Khare S.
Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2017 Feb; 100: 197-206 .
Toxicity Evaluation of Bisphenol A Administered by Gavage to Sprague-Dawley Rats from Gestation Day 6 Through Postnatal Day 90.
Delclos B, Camacho L, Lewis SM, Vanlandingham MM, Latendresse JR, Olson GR, Davis KJ, Patton RE, Gamboa da Costa G, Woodling KA, Bryant MS, Chidambaram M, Trbojevich R, Juliar BE, Felton RP, Thorn BT.
Toxicol. Sci. 2016 Sep; 139: 97-174.
Relevance of Nanocomposite Packaging on the Stability of Vacuum-Packed Dry Cured Ham.
Lloret E, Fernandez A, Trbojevich R, Arnau J, Picouet PA.
Meat Science. 2016 Aug; 118: 8-14.
Comparative Study of Silver Nanoparticles Permeation Using Side-Bi-Side and Franz Diffusion Cells.
Trbojevich R, Fernandez A, Watanable F, Mustafa T, Bryant MS.
Journal of Nanoparticles Research. 2016 Mar; 18: 1-12.
Colour Stability of Cooked Ham Packed Under Modified Atmospheres in Polyamide Nanocomposite Blends.
Lloret E, Picouet PA, Trbojevich R, Fernandez A.
LWT-Food Science and Technology. 2015 Nov; 66: 582-589.
Maternal and Lactational Exposure to 2-Hydroxy-4-Metoxybenzone on Development and Reproduction in Male and Female Rat Offspring.
Nakamura N, Inselman AL, White GA, Chang CW, Trbojevich R, Sepehr E, Voris K, Patton R, Bryant MS, Harrouk W, Mcintyre B, Foster PM, Hansen DK.
Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2015 Feb; 104: 35-51.
Metallic-Based Micro and Nano-Structured Materials in Food Contact Materials and Active Food Packaging
Llorens A, Lloret E, Picouet P, Trbojevich R, Fernandez A.
Trends in Food Science and Technology. 2012 Mar; 24: 19-29.
Preparation and Isolation of Gold Nanoparticles Coated with A Stabilizer and Sol-Gel Compatible Agent.
Trbojevich R , Pellegri N, Frattini A, de Sanctis O, Morais P, Almeida R.
J. Mater. Res. 2002 Jul; 17: 1973-1980.
Chemical Solution Technique to Prepare Perovskite PZT and PLZT Thin Films and Powders.
Trbojevich R, Pellegri N, Frattini A, Steren CA, Rapp ME, Gil R, González Oliver CJR, de Sanctis O.
Integrated Ferroelectrics. 2000 Oct; 30: 111-119.
Fabrication of PbS Nanoparticles Embedded In Silica Gel by Reverse Micelles and Sol-Gel Routes.
Trbojevich R, Pellegri N, de Sanctis O, Kadono K.
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology. 1997 Feb; 8: 1023-1028.
Rat Model of Mild Stenosis of the Common Bile Duct.
Rodríguez Garay EA, Agüero RM, Pisani G, Trbojevich R, Farroni A, Viglianco R.
Research in Experimental Medicine. 1996; 196: 105-116.
Contact information for all lab members:
Susan Berry, B.S.
Matthew Bryant, Ph.D.
Chemist (Team Leader)
Many Chidambaram, Ph.D.
Michelle McLellen, M.S.
Estatira Sepehr, Ph.D.
Qiangen Wu, Ph.D.
- Contact Information
- Raul Trbojevich
- (870) 543-7391
ExpertiseApproachDomainTechnology & DisciplineToxicology