nanoparticle synthesis, controlled radical polymerization, ionic liquids
Bright field TEM
SEM with EDS
NMR, UV-vis, fluorimetry, FTIR
Background & Research Interest
Synthetic experience with magnetic nanoparticles, metal-semiconductor hybrid nanoparticles, colloidal polymers, controlled radical polymerization, ionic liquids, and carbon capture, utilization, and storage. Currently investigating inorganic nanoparticle catalysts (CO2 hydrogenation and photocatalytic water-splitting) and degradable antioxidant polymers.