Wright State University
College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

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Current Higgins Research Members

Former Higgins Group Members


steven higgins, ph.d. - Former research group members


Postdoctoral Research Associates

Dr. Man XuDr. Man Xu

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate - 2009-2012

Ph.D., Environmental Science, Ohio State University, 2008

 

Research interests: mineral-water interfaces, spectroscopic and microscopic methods for interface analysis, environmental chemistry

 

 


 

 

 

Dr. Xiaoming Hu

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate - 2003-09

"Properties of Ca-Rich and Mg-Rich Carbonate Films on Dolomite: Implications for Compositional Surface Mapping with Scanning Force Microscopy " X. Hu, Pablo Cubillas and Steven R. Higgins.
Langmuir, 2010, 26, 4769-4775

 

 

 


 

Postdoctoral Research Associate - 2005-06

Friction characteristics of Cd-rich carbonate films on calcite surfaces:  Implications for compositional differentiation at the nanometer scale. Cubillas P. and Higgins S. R., Geochemical Transactions, 2009, 10, 7.

Current Location: working on a Leverhulme Fellowship, Univ. of Manchester, UK

 


 

Doctorate Graduate Student

Jacquelyn BraccoJacquelyn Bracco

 

Ph.D. student, Environmental Sciences, 2015

 

Dissertation: Growth of Sparingly-Soluble AB-type Minerals as a Function of their A:B Ratio

 

Email: bracco.2@wright.edu

 

 


Sweta BoseDr. Sweta Bose

Master's Graduate Students

Tahiru Sulley AddoTahiru Sulley Addo

Dennis LennaertsDennis Lennaerts

 

M.S. 2013, Analytical Chemistry

 

Thesis, "Effect of sample history on dissolution rates of gypsum {010} surfaces"

 

Email: dennis.lennaerts@wright.edu


Mike SmithMike Smith

 

M.S. 2011 Analytical Chemistry
B.A., Chemistry, Miami University, 2009

 

Thesis: "Effects of crystal orientation on the dissolution kinetics of calcite by chemical and microscopic analyses"


Current Location: Indiana University.

 

 


Michael ManteMichael Mante

 

M.S. 2010 Analytical Chemistry

 

Thesis: "Near equilibrium Dissolution of Calcite Using a Flow Through-Reactor"


Email: mante.2@wright.edu

 

 


Markeata LeeMarkeata Lee

 

M.S. Student, Chemistry

 

Email: lee.184@wright.edu

 

 


 

Undergraduate Students

Brittney CampbellBrittany Campbell

 

B.S. 2009 Chemistry

 

Campbell, B. D., Hu, X., and Higgins, S. R. (2009) A computer program for automated step edge motion analysis from scanning probe microscopy images. Surface Science, 603, 1034-1040.

 

Current location:

 

 


Yiscka Gooijer Yiscka Gooijer

 

Undergraduate Student Intern, 2015

 

 

Research interests: Atomic Force Microscopy and Nanolithography


Marit Tuenter Marit Tuenter

 

Undergraduate Student Intern, 2012

 

Email: nellie.tuenter@wright.edu

 

Research interests: Atomic Force Microscopy and Nanolithography


Dennis LennaertsDennis Lennaerts

 

Undergraduate Student Intern - Utrecht College, Netherlands, 2008-09


Email: dennis.lennaerts@wright.edu

 

Current Location: Wright State University, Chemistry Graduate Student with Dr. Higgins

 

 


 

Other former members:

Mr. Marco Evertz (Undergraduate Intern, Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences, 2011)

Ms. Kathryn Sullivan (Undergraduate Student-Chemistry, 2011)

Ms. Jenna Malloy (High School Summer Intern, 2009) - student at Centerville High School

Ms. Melinda Watters (Graduate Student - Chemistry, 2006-2008)

Mr. Brandon Tingley (Undergraduate Student-Chemistry, 2007)

Ms. Rosalyn DaSalla (Undergraduate Student, 2007)

Mr. Aaron Huelsman (Undergraduate Student - BS in Chemistry 2003)

Ms. Luann Piazza (Laboratory Assistant, 2004)

Mr. Greg Warren (Undergraduate Student, 2006)

 

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