Department Information

Dr. Chad Immoos

Assistant Professor

Specialty

Analytical Chemistry

Education

B.S. Occidental College - 1997
Ph.D. University of California Irvine - 2001
Postdoctoral Appointment - Duke University 2001-2004

Office: Baker Center - Bldg 180 - 304A

Phone: (805) 756-6635

E-Mail: cimmoos@calpoly.edu

Research Interests

  • Fluorescence detection of Reactive Carbonyl Species
    a)   Synthesis of pre-fluorescent probes
    b)   Investigation of fundamental reaction chemistry
  • Copper Complexes for Fluorescence Detection of Nitric Oxide
    a)   Synthesis of pre-fluorescent probes
    b)   Fluorescence bio-imaging in biological systems
  • Merging metallo-biomimetics and hydrophilic polymers
    a)   Synthesis of transition metal catalysts to mimic biological reactivity
    b)   Covalent attachment of catalysts in block co-polymers
    c)   Investigation of reactions in polymers and at polymer surfaces