Chemical Analysis of Solid
theme of our research pertains to understanding molecular scale processes
governing binding to solid surfaces, and influences of interfacial
structure to chemical reactivity (video). Our work has been
featured as a cover
story of the MTSU Research
[Check out our YouTube videos]
• Raja Pandey got accepted into
the MOBI PhD program for Fall 2016!
• Sarah Raborn (undergrad
researcher), who was awarded a $6,000 NSF-REU grant to study the pyrolysis of
sustainable biomass feedstock in collaboration with Tennessee Tech. U. this
• Robert “Jody” Baltz (undergrad researcher) was awarded a URECA grant
support for Spring 2016!
Selected Publications: (full listing)
• “Ascorbic Acid, Acetaminophen, and Hydrogen Peroxide Detection
Using a Dendrimer-Encapsulated Pt Nanoparticle Carbon Nanotube
Composite." Deb, A.K.; Das, S.C.; Saha, A.;
Wayu, M.B.; Marksberry, M.H.; Baltz, R.J; Chusuei, C.C. J. Appl. Electrochem.
2016, 46, 289-298.
• “A Zinc Oxide Carbon Nanotube Based Sensor
for In Situ Monitoring of
Hydrogen Peroxide in Swimming Pools.” Wayu, M.; King, J.E.; Johnson, J.A.;
Chusuei, C.C. Electroanal.
2015, 27, 2552-2558.
“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.