Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, Ph.D.

ASSC 327


Ph.D., Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennesse, 2008
M.S., Physics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 2003
B.S., Physics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 1997


Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering; Interaction of Anticancer Drugs with DNA; Negative Ions; Radiation Damage to DNA; Spectroscopy Techniques

Latest Articles

Energetics and Vibrational Signatures of Nucleobase Argyrophilic Interactions
ACS Omega (2018)
S Lee, S Johnson, T Ellington, Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, G Tschumper

Raman and Infrared Studies of Platinum-Based Drugs: Cisplatin, Carboplatin, Oxaliplatin, Nedaplatin and Heptaplatin
Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2018)
M Torres, S Khan, M Duplanty, H C Lozano, T J Morris

Civic Engagement for Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors at Texas Woman's University
American Association of Colleges and Universities (2018)
C. F. Maguire, Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, R. D. Sheardy

Raman Scattering of Cisplatin Near Silver Nanoparticles
Optics Communications (2018)
Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, M. Duplanty, M. Torres, M. Moazzezi, Y.V. Rostovtsev

Laser Shock-Wave Induced Crystallization
Journal of Crystal Growth & Design (2017)
Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, A. Fischer, B. Graves, M. Bolorizadeh, D. Kondepudi

Incorporating Photo-Book of Concepts in Physics and Environmental Chemistry Courses
Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal (2016)
Nasrin MirsalehKohan, Cynthia Maguire

Low-Energy Electron-Induced 'Oxygen Fixation' to DNA SAMs studied by stimulated anion desorption
Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2014)
S Massey, N Mirsaleh-Kohan, Y Zheng, A D Bass, L Sanche

Resonance-Rayleigh Scattering and Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy of Silver Nanocubes
Journal of Physcis Chemistry C (2014)
V Iberi, N W Bigelow, N Mirsaleh-Kohan, S Griffin, P D Simmons


Communicating Your Research to the Public: A Trip to the Mall
in Citizens First! Democracy, Social Responsibility and Chemistry | ACS Symposium Books (2018)
Nasrin MirsalehKohan, S. Khan, Cynthia Maguire, Richard D. Sheardy

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) 2006-present
  • Sigma Pi Sigma (National Physics Honor Society), Lifetime membership

Honors & Awards

  • Co-recipient of the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (2018)
  • Redbud Awards Festival Faculty Advisor of the Year, Texas Woman's University, Texas Woman's University (2018)
  • Mary Mason Lyon Award, Texas Woman's University (2018)
  • Leadership Fellows, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (2017)