Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Polymer Science
Eberly College of Science
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-2254
Office Address: 
206 Chemistry Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Smart Energy Systems
Research Summary: 

Surface chemistry with applications to preparation, properties, and characterization of molecular and polymeric thin films, including surface spectroscopy and imaging probes; materials interfaces; transport, thermodynamic, optical and electronic properties of thin films; chemical reactions at interfaces and surfaces; complex architectures by self-and directed assembly at surfaces; molecule-based electronic devices, semiconductor processing; chemical and biological sensors; biocompatibility.