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 Charles C. Chusuei
 Associate Professor

 Analytical Chemistry

 Ph.D., George Mason U.


Chemistry Department
Middle Tennessee State University Box 390

1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Tel. 615-898-2079

Fax 615-494-7693

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Chemical Analysis of Solid Surfaces: The theme of our research pertains to understanding molecular scale processes that govern the binding of nanoparticles to solid surfaces in aqueous solution environments and influences of interfacial structure to chemical reactivity (video).

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• Our work has been featured on the cover of the MTSU Research Magazine, 2014-2016 edition.

• Congratulations to Dr. Mulugeta Wayu who just successfully defended his PhD dissertation, “Developing an Amperometric Method for Selective Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide.” He becomes the 1st Chemistry student to complete the MOBI program at MTSU.

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Selected Publications: (full listing)

“Nontoxic Carbon Dots Potently Inhibit Human Insulin Fibrillation.” Li, S.; Wang, L.; Chusuei, C.C.; Suarez, V.; Blackwelder, P.; Micic, M.; Orbulescu, J.; Leblanc, R.M. Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 1764-1771.

• “Cytotoxicity in the Age of Nano: the Role of Fourth Period Transition Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Physicochemical Properties.” Chusuei, C.C.; Wu, C.-H.; Mallavarapu, S.; Stephen Hou, F.Y.; Hsu, C.-M.; Winiarz, J.G.; Aronstam, R.S.; Huang, Y.-W. Chem.-Biol. Interact., 2013, 206, 319-326.

Morphology of hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanoparticles tethered to carbon nanotubes affects electrocatalytic activity for H2O2 detection.” Wayu, M.B.; Devkota, T.; Deb, A.K.; Spidle, R. T.; Delong, R.K.; Ghosh, K.C.; Wanekaya, A.K.; Chusuei, C.C. Electrochim. Acta, 2013, 97, 99-104.

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