Faculty – Analytical
Travis Bailey - Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological EngineeringPh.D., University of Minnesota970-491-4648 / firstname.lastname@example.orgHis research interests at Colorado State will focus on the thermodynamics of nanoscale self-assembly processes in block copolymer composite materials and their applications in a variety of environments, including polymer-based photovoltaics, bio-enzymatic fuel cells, chemical and biological sensing devices, targeted chemical delivery, and hydrogel-based shape memory materials.
C Michael Elliott - ProfessorPh.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill970-491-5204 / email@example.comElectron- transfer reactions, photochemistry and electrochemistry of metal complexes, redox active polymer materials, materials-properties and sensor applications, redox catalysis, coordination chemistry, molecular assemblies, bioinorganic and bioanalystical chemistry of redox enzymes.
Delphine Farmer - Assistant ProfessorPh.D., University of California-Berkeley970-491-0624 / firstname.lastname@example.orgAtmospheric biogeochemistry and mass spectrometryAtmospheric chemistry; Instrument development & high resolution mass spectrometry; Field and laboratory measurements of reactive trace gases, pesticides and particles; Oxidation of organic compounds in the atmosphere; Biosphere-atmosphere exchange.
Ellen Fisher - Professor, Department ChairPh.D., University of Utah970-491-5250 / email@example.comPlasma chemistry, reactivity of radicals with surfaces using LIF and molecular beam techniques. Plasma polymerization deposition and etching of materials. Characterization of plasma synthesized thin films.
Nick Fisk - Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological EngineeringPh.D., University of Wisconsin970-491-4115 / Nick.Fisk@colostate.eduMy research involves expanding the genetic code to include specifically reactive amino acids and using these types of non-natural amino acids to construct branched proteins and control the physical properties of protein assemblies.
Charles Henry - ProfessorPh.D., University of Arkansas970-491-2852 / firstname.lastname@example.orgMicroscale bioanalytical and environmental chemistryBioanalytical chemistry; environmental chemistry; chemical separations; microscale chemical instrumentation; capillary electrophoresis; biosensor development; paper-based analytical devices; microfluidics
Gary Maciel - Professor EmeritusPh.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology970-491-6480 / email@example.comMultinuclear NMR studies of structural and intermolecular effects, studies of solid polymers, plant materials and organic geochemicals, NMR as a bridge between the solid state, and liquid solutions, NMR studies of surfaces, NMR studies of fibers, ceramics and conductors, materials imaging, NMR application to the study of fundamental behavior of pollutants in soil/groundwater systems.
Melissa Reynolds - Assistant Professor of Chemistry and School of Biomedical EngineeringPh.D., University of Michigan970-491-3775 / firstname.lastname@example.orgBiomaterials and biomedical engineeringMultidisciplinary chemical design and fabrication of biomimetic materials for use in medical device applications. Research work includes: synthesis of organic and inorganic compounds including small-molecule therapeutics, polymers, and extended frameworks; analytical studies utilizing fluorescence, chemiluminesence, zeta potential, and LC/MS-TOF; fabrication and engineering of materials; biomedical efficacy and toxicity studies.
Steven Strauss - ProfessorPh.D., Northwestern University970-491-5104 / email@example.comFundamental and applied aspects of synthetic inorganic, analytical and environmental chemistry; fluorinated superweak ions; selective fluorination and chlorination of fullerenes; pollution prevention; infrared sensors for environmental and industrial applications; redox-cyclable ion-exchange; layered materials; metal carbonyls
Alan Van Orden - Associate ProfessorPh.D., University of California at Berkeley970-491-6286 / firstname.lastname@example.orgBioanalytical chemistry, single molecule detection and spectroscopy, laser spectroscopy, optical and scanning probe microscopy, optical biosensors for pharmaceutical and clinical chemistry.