Wright State University
College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

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(937) 775-2855
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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, Chemistry

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

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

 

 


 

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:

 

 


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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