Dr. Michael Curry, Analytical Chemistry

Email: currym@mytu.tuskegee.edu
Phone: 334-724-4489

EDUCATION / TRAINING
B.S., University of West Alabama, 1999
Ph.D., University of Alabama

AREAS OF INTEREST
Surface Chemistry, Thin Film Tribology, UHV Surface Science, Characterization and Fabrication of Nanoparticles and Nanowires, Electrochemistry, Biofuels

PUBLICATIONS (24) Referred Journals (17); Abstracts (5); Articles (2)
Selected Publications
1. M. Curry, J. Zhang, X. Li, M. L. Weaver, and S. C. Street “Structural characterizations of dendrimer-mediated Metallic Ti and Al thin film nanocomposites” Thin Solid Films 515 3567-3573 (2007).
2. M. Curry, X. Li, F. Huang, M. L. Weaver, and S. C. Street “A tribological study of kinetically influenced ultrathin Au and Cu metal overlayers grown on dendrimer mediated Si” Tribology Lett. 25 133-140 (2007)
3. Development of Block Co-Polymers as Self-Assembling Templates for Patterned Media", Vishal Warke, Micheal Curry, Martin G. Bakker, David E. Nikles, Kunlun Hong, Jimmy Mays and Phillip Britt, in Nanostructured and Patterned Materials for Information Storage, edited by Z.Z. Bandic, M. Rooks. R. Berger, T. Ando (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 961E, Warrendale, PA, 2007), 0961-001-07
4. D. Arrington, M. Curry, S. C. Street, and Z. Giovanni “Copper Electrodeposition onto Dendrimer Modified n-doped Silicon Substrates” Electrochemica Acta. 53, issue 5, 2644-2649 (2008)
5. M. Curry, K. Crews, V. Warke, M. Bakker, K. Hong, J. Mays, P. Britt, X. Li, and J. Wang “Electrodepostion of cobalt nanowires on H-terminated conductive Si(111) surfaces using coblock polymer templating” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 23, 031401-031401-5 (2011)

COURSES TAUGHT
Chem 231 – General Chemistry I, Fall / Spring Semesters
Chem 307 – Quantitative Analysis, Spring Semester
Chem 308 – Quantitative Analysis Lab, Spring Semester
Chem 541 – Instrumental Analysis, Fall Semester
Chem 641 – Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry, TBA

STUDENT ADVISEMENT
Co-advisor, Tuskegee University National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Chapter
Co-advisor, Tuskegee University Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (SCACS)

OUTREACH/ SERVICE
Organizer, 1st Joint Meeting of the Alabama Local American Chemical Society Sections, 2010 (Guest speaker Dr. Joseph Francisco – 2010 ACS President)
Organizer/Presenter, NanoBio Science MSP Teacher’s Workshop, Tuskegee University, 3 January 2011, Guest Speaker, Bay Springs Middle School Banquet, 2008
American Chemical Society Member 1999 – Current



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