Wright State University
College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Chemistry

202 Oelman Hall
(937) 775-2855
Research Group

Group News and Events:

  • Kevin Dorney, First place Award for the Oral Presentation of "Routes to Single-Molecule SERRS-based Detection using Concentrated, Unfunctionalized Silver nanoparticles." at the The 6th Annual Cleveland State Interdisciplinary Research Conference (CSIRC), November 3rd, 2012, Cleveland, OH.
  • C.B. Anders, J. D. Baker, A. C. Stahler, A. Williams, J. N. Sisco, J. C. Trefry, D. P. Wooley, and I. E. Pavel Sizemore, Tangential Flow Ultrafiltration: A “Green” Method for the Size Selection and Concentration of Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles, Journal of Visualized Experiment, e4167, 2012, 1-9.
  • Joshua Baker -Thesis Defense, July 26, 2012, 10:00 AM, 449 Oelman Hall
  • Adam Stahler, Wright State University, 2012 Graduate Student Excellence Award
  • Catherine Anders Wright State University, College of Science and Mathematics (CoSM), 2012 Outstanding GTA Teaching Award


Ioana E. Pavel Sizemore, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Physical Chemistry (with a special emphasis on Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy)
Analytical Chemistry
Educational Chemistry

Goals of Current Projects:
To develop novel research-oriented laboratories for instrumental analysis, physical chemistry and nanotechnology courses.
To fabricate, characterize, and manipulate colloidal silver nanomaterials for various applications
To engineer, SERS-based nanosensors for the real-time detection of biological and chemical warfare agents down to the single molecule
To engineer benign SERS-based nanosensors for imaging specific cellular processes.
To determine the toxicological effects of platinum group metals (PGMs) on the bone tissue of developing chick embryos.
To investigate the environmental fate and transport of colloidal silver nanomaterials in a groundwater aquifer.

Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore
464 Oelman Hall
Department of Chemistry
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001 USA

Voice: 937.775.4652
Fax: 937.775.2717
Email: ioana.pavel@wright.edu
URL: http://www.chm.wright.edu/pav

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