Synthesis of solid-state material gradients using bipolar electrochemistry. High throughput screening of material libraries using surface analysis techniques (Raman spectroscopy, scanning electrochemical microscopy). Development of chemical and biological sensors based on the Electrochemical Proximity Assay (ECPA) (collaboration with the Easley lab). Applications of SERS and Raman microscopy in analytical chemistry. Growth of semiconductor thin films by electrochemical atomic layer epitaxy. Raman and infrared spectroscopy of surfaces and interfaces. Scanning probe microscopy. Electroanalytical chemistry.

  1. Synthesis and screening of solid-state material libraries.
  2. Electrosynthesis of semiconductor thin films.
  3. Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.
  4. Electrochemical Proximity Assay (ECPA).
Biochemistry, Cellular Biochemistry, Molecular Biochemistry
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Analytical Chemistry, 1988
BS, California State University, Fullerton, Chemistry, 1981
electrochemistry surface chemistry polymeric materials semiconductors spectroscopy microscopy