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Robert Scott B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph. D. Professor

Office
Thorvaldson 260

Research Area(s)

  • Development of new materials for specific applications and gaining architectural control over existing materials in order to control their properties for catalytic and sensor applications
  • Examination of the catalytic properties of solution phase "quasi-homogeneous " nanoparticles
  • Development of heterogeneous catalysts based on well-defined nanoparticles supported on oxide support
  • Ionic liquid synthesis and use as a medium for nanoparticle stabilization and catalysis
  • Synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticle
  • Fabrication and characterization of highly-sensitive solid-state nanoparticle and nanowire gas sensors

Research

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy catalysts gold ionic liquids materials, surfaces, and nanostructures nanoparticles stabilization

Development of new materials for specific applications and gaining architectural control over existing materials in order to control their properties for catalytic and sensor applications. See our group website for more details and publications.