Department Information

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.