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 Charles C. Chusuei
 Associate Professor

 Analytical Chemistry

 Ph.D., George Mason U.


Chemistry Department
Middle Tennessee State University Box 390

440 Friendship Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Tel. 615-898-2079               

Fax 615-494-7693                       

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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.

Group News
Check out our YouTube videos.

• We welcome Mohammad Kader, who joined our group as an MS student this Spring 2017.
• We just launched a new blogspot to showcase our MS program.

• 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.  (News archive)

Selected Publications: (full listing)

• “Gel-like Carbon Dots: Characteri-zation and their Potential Applications,” Zhou, Y.; Desserre, A.; Sharma, S.K., Li, S.; Marksberry, M.H.; Chusuei, C.C.; Blackwelder, P.L.; Leblanc, R.M. ChemPhysChem 2017, 18, 890-897.

• “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.B.; King, J.E.; Johnson, J.A.; Chusuei, C.C. Electroanal. 2015, 27, 2552-2558.