Gold/silver nanoparticle synthesis, nanoparticle surface modifications with polymers, environmental fate of NPs

DLS/Zeta, ITC, CD, TEM, AFM, Fluorescence microscopy

Background & Research Interest
My research group is broadly interested in understanding how the surface chemistry of nanoparticles impacts their behavior. Current work explores the quantification and characterization of responsive polyelectrolyte adsorbates to drive nanoparticle assemblies.