Faculty – Analytical
Travis Bailey - Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological EngineeringPh.D., University of Minnesota970-491-4648 / email@example.comHis 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 / firstname.lastname@example.orgElectron- 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 / email@example.comAtmospheric 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 / firstname.lastname@example.orgPlasma 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 / email@example.comMicroscale 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 / firstname.lastname@example.orgMultinuclear 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.
A.R. Ravishankara - ProfessorPh.D. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL970-491-2876 / A.R.Ravishankara@colostate.eduAtmospheric ChemistryAtmospheric chemistry via studies in gas phase kinetics and photochemistry, heterogeneous chemistry, atmospheric field observations, and analyses of modeling results; Furthering understanding of the earth’s atmosphere, diagnosing, understanding of, and providing solutions to environmental issues of the stratospheric ozone depletion, air quality, and climate change; Provide new insights into gas phase chemical reactions, reactions on surfaces and in liquids, and photochemical processes; Developing new experimental methods both for laboratory studies and atmospheric measurements.
Melissa Reynolds - Assistant Professor of Chemistry and School of Biomedical EngineeringPh.D., University of Michigan970-491-3775 / email@example.comBiomaterials 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 / firstname.lastname@example.orgFundamental 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 / email@example.comBioanalytical chemistry, single molecule detection and spectroscopy, laser spectroscopy, optical and scanning probe microscopy, optical biosensors for pharmaceutical and clinical chemistry.