Wright State University
College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

202 Oelman Hall
(937) 775-2855
chemistry@wright.edu

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Rachel AGA, ph.d


Professional History

Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 2008-present
MS&T Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6115, USA
Postdoctoral Fellow 2002-2004, University of Kansas

Academic Background
Ph.D. 2002 Chemistry, University of Kansas Dissertation Title: "Simulation and Theory of Solid-Fluid Interfaces"


Research Interests:

Research interests in the group involve investigations of the properties of various emerging applications-inspired materials, particularly focusing on materials for alternative energy applications.  The group implements both experimental and computational techniques to understand the physical and chemical properties of these materials.  Each method has its own advantage. While computational methods provide an atomic-level understanding of properties that sometimes cannot be probed experimentally, experiments often allow for more deviation from ideal models, enabling studies of more complicated scenarios.

Current Projects:

Current studies include hydrogen storage in nanostructures and organic photovoltaic materials.

Complete Vita:

Dr. Rachel Agal
468 Oelman Hall
Department of Chemistry
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001 USA

Voice: 937.775.4653
Fax: 937.775.2717
Email: rachel.aga@wright.edu
URL: http://www.chm.wright.edu/aga

 

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