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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
PHONE 805.756.2693
FAX 805.756.5500
chem@calpoly.edu

About Us

Dr. Gregory Scott

Assistant Professor

Specialties

Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education

Education

B.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Computer Science, Davidson College NC 2004
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 2011
Teach for America, Brownsville TX 2004-06

Office: Baker Center - Bldg 180 - 306E

Phone: (805) 756-2617

E-Mail: gscott02@calpoly.edu

Website:

Research Interests:

  • Characterization of nanomaterials via scanning probe microscopies (scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy).
  • Identification of the relationships among morphological, electrical, and optical properties of nanomaterials.
  • Controlling chemically-induced defects and functionalities in carbon nanomaterials.
  • Development of visualiizations and manipulatives for use in chemical education.
  • Creation of K-12 outreach lessons for use by scientists and classroom teachers.