Areas of Specialization:

     X-ray absorption spectroscopy using synchrotron radiation
     X-ray photo electron spectroscopy
     Scanning electron microscopy

Research Activities:

     X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) spectroscopy in complex materials (biological,
     fossil-fuels) to elucidate chemical structures of heteroatoms
     UV-Vis absorption and fluorescence studies

Industrial Experience:

     Schlumberger-Doll Research, CT (SDR)
     Joint postdoctoral position with SDR and Lawrence Berkeley Lab