University of Southern Indiana

Research interests

  •  Design and synthesis of novel polymeric and monomeric fluorescent compounds for photodynamic therapy (a treatment that uses special dye molecule (photosensitizing agents), along with light to kill cancer cells.
  • Design and synthesis of fluorescent compounds for cellular imaging.
  • Design and synthesis of polymeric and monomeric compounds for electronic applications.

Grants:

         Indiana Academy of Science, November 2007

         Science and Engineering Research Grant Award, Fall 2009

         Indiana Academy of Science, Spring 2010

         Endeavor Research Award, Spring 2010

         Faculty Research and Creative Work Award, Spring 2010

         Faculty Research and Creative Work Award, Spring 2011

         Science and Engineering Research Grant Award, Fall 2011

Collaborations:

       Dr. Jeff Wiggins, School of Polymers and High Performance Materials,(2010-2011).

Dr. Phil Castellano, Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University Ohio (current location, NC State University, NC (2010-2011).

        Dr. Richard Bennett, Department of Biology, University of Southern Indiana, (2011-ongoing)

        Dr. Jeff Seyler, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern Indiana (2011-2013)

 


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