Research

ATOMISTIC LEVEL STUDIES OF SURFACES AND INTERFACES USING COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES


COMPUTATIONAL TECHNIQUES

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS COMPUTER SIMULATIONS


EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES

XPS, ISS, and UHV-SPM (STM and AFM)


RESEARCH TOPICS

Dissociative Water Potential, water-silica interactions, nanoconfined water

Thin film batteries and electrochromic devices

Intergranular films in ceramic materials

Atomistic aspects of nanoparticle surfaces and interactions

Sol-gel molecular polymerization

Wafer bonding and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems)

Chemical-mechanical polishing

Structure of multicomponent glasses

Effect of moisture on glass properties

Optical fibers