Participating Host List for Summer 2011
This list is mostly complete for 2011. Hosts with pink italics have not yet been updated.
We will be making final changes to the list on Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Name Research Title URL e-mail/phone
Susan Kauzlarich
University of California, Davis

Synthesis and Characterization of New Thermoelectric Materials
(530) 752-4756

Scott Oliver
University of California, Santa Cruz

  1. Cationic Inorganic Materials for Catalysis and Anion Trapping
  2. Polymer Templating of Solar and Water Splitting Cells
(831) 459-5448
Richard Kaner
University of California, Los Angeles
  1. Synthesis of oriented films of conducting polymers and graphene
  2. Synthesis and characterization of ultra-incompressible, superhard borides
(310) 825-5346

Jeff Snyder
California Institute of Technology
Solid state chemistry and physics of novel thermoelectric materials
(626) 395-6220
Eric Toberer
Colorado School of Mines
Novel semiconductoring materials for photovoltaics and thermoelectrics
(541) 913-2721
Svilen Bobev
University of Delaware

Synthesis and structural characterization of lanthanide-based silicides and germanides
(302) 831-8720
James Ibers
Northwestern University
Adventures in the Solid-State Chemistry of Uranium
(847) 491-5449
Mercouri Kanatzidis
Northwestern University
Synthesis of new materials for energy applications
(847) 467-1541
Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt
University of Notre Dame
New Materials for Trapping Radioactive Elements
(574) 631-1872
Ed Gillan
University of Iowa
Precursor Routes to Solid State Materials for Catalytic Applications
(319) 335-1308
Julia Chan
Louisiana State University
Crystal Growth of Novel Materials for Magnetic Applications
(225) 578-2695
Stephanie Brock
State University
Nanoscale solid state chemistry of phosphides and chalcogenides: Synthesis, assembly, and properties
(313) 577-3102
Andreas Stein
University of Minnesota
Templating of Porous Solids for Energy Applications
(612) 624-1802
Younan Xia
Washington University
Synthesis of Bimetallic Nanocrystals for Fuel Cell Applications
(314) 935-8328
Sophia E. Hayes
Washington University

Solid-state NMR for Materials Science: NMR of protons and C-13, but also Al-27, Cd-113, Ga-71 ... you name it.
(314) 935-4624

Wonyoung Choe
University of Nebraska

Bioinspired Metal-Organic Frameworks
(402) 472-0751

New York      
Michael Ward
New York University
  1. Crystallization of Mesoscopic Objects or
  2. Customized Hydrogen-bonded Molecular Host Frameworks
(212) 998-8439
Peter Khalifah
State University of New York at Stony Brook;
Brookhaven Nat'l Lab.
Improved semiconductor materials for solar water splitting
(631) 632-7796
North Carolina      
Paul Maggard
North Carolina State University

Flux Syntheses Of Transition-Metal Oxide Particles And Their Photocatalytic Activity
(919) 515-3616
Jim Martin
North Carolina State University
  1. Engineering Structure Property Relationships in Inorganic Liquids and Glasses
  2. Probing the Mechanism of Crystal Formation
(919) 515-3402
Abdessadek Lachgar
Wake Forest University

Solid Acid Catalysts for Biofuels production from inexpensive feedstock.
(336) 758-4676
Patrick Woodward
Ohio State University
Exploring the impact of cation ordering on the magnetic properties of double perovskites
(614) 688-8274
Douglas A. Keszler
Oregon State University
Maskless Digital Patterning of Solution-Processed Oxide Films
(541) 737-6736
David C. Johnson
University of Oregon
Controlling properties through nanolaminates with designed structure
(541) 346-4612
Mas Subramanian
Oregon State University
Inorganic Functional Materials by Design: Superconductors
(541) 737-8235


Raymond E. Schaak
The Pennsylvania State University

Chemical Synthesis of New Nanostructured Solid State Materials
(814) 865-8600

South Carolina      
Hanno zur Loye
University of South Carolina
Crystal Growth of Platinum Group Metal Oxides (Ru, Os, Ir, Rh, Pd, Pt) from Molten Alkali Metal Hydroxide Fluxes
(803) 777-6916
Shiou-Jyh Hwu
Clemson University
  1. Synthesis of Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Battery Applications
  2. Exploratory Synthesis of Quantum Magnetic Solids
(864) 656-5031
Janice Musfeldt
University of Tennessee
Optical properties of polar oxides
(865) 974-3392
Abraham Clearfield
Texas A&M University

Surface Functionalization of Layered Materials: Reactive Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Janus Particle Preparation
(979) 845-2936
P. Shiv Halasyamani
University of Houston
Synthesis and characterization of new oxide materials with piezoelectric properties
(713) 743-3278
Daniel Gamelin
University of Washington
Inorganic Nanostructures for Spintronics and Energy Conversion
(206) 685-0901
Washington D.C.      
Christopher Cahill
George Washington University
Synthesis, structural characterization and spectroscopy of f-element hybrid materials
(202) 994-6959