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Professional experience

Lead Scientist

Assessment of a Non-Invasive Brain Pulse Monitor to Measure Intra-Cranial Pressure Following Acute Brain Injury.”
Dove Press (2023)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Schiffrin group

“Mesoscopic 2D molecular self-assembly on an insulator”
IOP Nanotechnology (2023)

“Selective Activation of Aromatic C–H Bonds Catalyzed by Single Gold Atoms at Room Temperature.”
JACS (2022)
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“Direct observation of narrow electronic energy band formation in 2D molecular self-assembly.”
Nanoscale Advances (2022)
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“Manifestation of Strongly Correlated Electrons in a 2D Kagome Metal–Organic Framework”
Adv. Func. Mater. (2021)
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“Long-Range Surface-Assisted Molecule-Molecule Hybridization”
Small (2021)
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“Progress in Epitaxial Thin-Film Na3Bi as a Topological Electronic Material”
Advanced Materials (2021)
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9/2016 – 6/2017 Fulbright Scholar
9/2016 – 9/2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Nanosurf Lab
Institute of Physics – Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (FZU)

“Significance Of Nuclear Quantum Effects In Hydrogen Bonded Molecular Chains”
ACS Nano (2021)
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“Aromatic Azide Transformation on the Ag(111) Surface Studied by Scanning Probe Microscopy”
Angewandte (2019)

“Nitrous oxide as an effective AFM tip functionalization: a comparative study”
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. (2019)

“On-surface structural and electronic properties of spontaneously formed Tb2Pc3 single molecule magnets”
RSC Nanoscale (2018)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Fuhrer lab

“Quantum Transport in Air-Stable Na3Bi Thin Films”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2020)

“Electronic Band Structure of In-Plane Ferroelectric van der Waals β′-In2Se3”
ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. (2020)

“Electric-field-tuned topological phase transition in ultrathin Na3Bi”
Nature (2018)

“Iron-based trinuclear metal-organic nanostructures on a surface with local charge accumulation”
Nature Communications (2018)

“Observation of Effective Pseudospin Scattering in ZrSiS”
Nano Lett. (2017)

“Temperature-dependent n−p transition in a three-dimensional Dirac semimetal Na3Bi thin film”
Phys. Rev. B (2017)

“Spatial charge inhomogeneity and defect states in topological Dirac semimetal thin films of Na3Bi”
Science Advances (2017)

“Electrostatic modulation of the electronic properties of Dirac semimetal Na3Bi thin films”
Phys. Rev. Materials (2017)

“Polypyridyl Iron Complex as a Hole-Transporting Material for Formamidinium Lead Bromide Perovskite Solar Cells”
ACS Energy Lett. (2017)

“Direct Observation of 2D Electrostatics and Ohmic Contacts in Template-Grown Graphene/WS2 Heterostructures”
ACS Nano (2017)

“Cobalt Polypyridyl Complexes as Transparent Solution-Processable Solid-State Charge Transport Materials”
Adv. Eng. Mat (2016)

“Catastrophic degradation of the interface of epitaxial silicon carbide on silicon at high temperatures”
Appl. Phys. Lett. (2016)

“Molecular Doping the Topological Dirac Semimetal Na3Bi across the Charge Neutrality Point with F4-TCNQ”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2016)

Fuhrer lab
6/2010 – 12/2012, University of Maryland, College Park
2/2013 – 5/2015, School of Physics, Monash University

“Electronic Properties of High-Quality Epitaxial Topological Dirac Semimetal Thin Films”
Nano Lett. (2016)

“Thickness and growth-condition dependence of in-situ mobility and carrier density of epitaxial thin-film Bi2Se3
Appl. Phys. Lett. (2014)

“Stability and Surface Reconstruction of Topological Insulator Bi2Se3 on Exposure to Atmosphere”
J. Phys. Chem. C (2014)

“Air-Stable Electron Depletion of Bi2Se3 Using Molybdenum Trioxide into the Topological Regime”
ACS Nano (2014)

Hasegawa group
Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo

Goldman group

“Phase Diagram of Electrostatically Doped SrTiO3” Phys. Rev. Lett. (2011)



  • 4/2021 Julian Ceddia (25% w/ Agustin Schiffrin; supervised until 8/22)
  • 3/2020 Benjamin Lowe (25% w/ Agustin Schiffrin; supervised until 8/22)



  • 12/2020 Kushagra Khare (20% w/ Agustin Schiffrin)
  • 12/2019 Benjamin Lowe (20% w/ Agustin Schiffrin)


PHS4200 Condensed Matter Physics sub-unit (mesoscopic physics half, shared with Agustin Schiffrin).