Chemical Analysis of Solid Surfaces: Our research focuses on how nanoscale
surface structure affects chemical (electrocatalytic)
activity (video). Work in the lab has been featured
as a cover
story of the MTSU Research Magazine.
[Check out our YouTube videos]
Raja Pandey got accepted into the MOBI PhD program for Fall 2016!
Sarah Raborn (undergrad researcher), was awarded a $6,000 NSF-REU grant to study
the pyrolysis of sustainable biomass feedstock in collaboration with
Tennessee Tech. U. this Summer 2016!
Robert “Jody” Baltz (undergrad researcher) was awarded a URECA grant
support for Spring 2016!
• “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.