Research Areas

2016 Dept. Research Day (PDF)
2015 Dept. Research Day (PDF)
2014 Dept. Research Day (PDF)
Research Report 2013-2014 (PDF)
Optical microscopy of cell cultures
11.75-T magnet for solid-state
NMR spectroscopy
21.1-T, 105-mm Ultra-widebore magnet for
NMR & MR Microscopy (NHMFL)

Recent Summary of Departmental Research Spring 2016 (online)

Major Research Activities

  • Tissue Engineering for Bone and Cartilage Replacement
  • Advanced Polymeric Materials Characterization and Rheology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cells, Tissues, and Organisms
  • Plasma Reaction Engineering for Pollution Control and Disinfection
  • Biomass Conversion to Energy by Enzymatic/Catalytic/Thermal/Plasma Methods
  • Advanced Computational Methods in Materials, Catalysis, and Transport
  • Solid State Materials Synthesis and Characterization

Research Facilities

  • 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Extensive Cell/Tissue Growth Facilities
  • Rheological Apparatus
  • Pulsed and DC Power Supplies
  • Analytical Instruments (GC, HPLC, Spectrophotometers, TOC)
  • Access to FSU Department of Scientific Computing computing facilities, with:
    1. an aggregate of 800 interconnected CPUs
    2. the HPC system, with 128 computer nodes (512 CPUs)
    3. four head nodes (2.5 TFLOPS of throughput)
  • NMR and other facilities at the world-class National high Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL)

Active Research Collaborations



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