I'm now providing contract research and consulting services at Calchemist in San Carlos, CA.
My research in solid state materials chemistry is spread out over a few projects. For four years I worked at Quantum Dot Corporation leading the New Materials research effort. In graduate school I explored the reduction of copper oxides in molten hydroxide fluxes whereby I was able to access Cu(0), Cu(I), Cu(II), and Cu(III) materials, all from molten hydroxides, by simply varying reaction conditions. I also worked on the synthesis of a variety of bismuth and copper oxide superconductor materials from molten hydroxide and nitrate fluxes. While there, I also working on the synthesis and characterization of a new Chilean K/Mn/Cu/Co/O ore. In the past I have worked with magnetic, optical, and catalytic solid state materials.
When I'm not in the lab you might find me off doing one of the following:
I'm always looking for consulting gigs, so if you are looking for an inorganic solid state chemist, feel free to check out my resume. If you prefer a pdf file and have a copy of Adobe Acrobat take a look at the pdf version of my resume.
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