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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.

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• Our work has been featured in the Jan. 2014 MTSU Magazine!  Check it out here starting on page 18.

• Congratulations to Anup Deb for successfully defending his Master’s thesis this Fall 2013!

• We welcome Shawtik Das to the group, who just joined us this fall.

Tuphan Devkota successfully defended his Master’s thesis (July 2013), and has begun his PhD studies at the Univ of Notre Dame.

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Selected Publications: (full listing)

“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.

• "Characterizing N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and N-acetylcysteine Amide (NACA) Binding for Lead Poisoning Treatment," Chen, W.; Ercal, N.; Huynh, T.; Volkov, A.; Chusuei, C.C. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2012, 371, 144-149.

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