Curriculum vitae

susan fullerton

 

Education

Experience

Awards

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA USA


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, August 2009

            Dissertation Topic: Nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes for rechargeable    

            lithium-ion batteries

            Advisor: Janna Maranas


B.S., Chemical Engineering, December 2002

Fall 2009 to present     





Fall 2004 to Fall 2007


Spring 2003 to Spring 2009


Fall 2003; Fall 2007


Summer 1999, Summer 2000

Research Assistant Professor

Notre Dame Center for Nano Science and Technology

Department of Electrical Engineering

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN USA


NSF Graduate Research Fellow (Penn State)


Graduate Research Assistant (Penn State)


Graduate Teaching Assistant (Penn State)


Engineering Intern

PPG Industries, Harmarville, PA USA


Graduate Awards


  1. The Frank J. Padden Jr. Award for “Excellence in Polymer Physics Research”, American Physical Society (2009)


  1. General Electric - First Year Faculty for the Future Fellowship in Engineering (2007)


  1. Outstanding Research Presentation: The Larry Duda Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Performance in Chemical Engineering, sponsored by Arkema, Inc. (2006)


  1. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award: The Walter R. and Aura Lee Supina Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering (2004)


  1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2004-2007)


  1. The Arthur and Elizabeth Rose Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering (2003)


  1. Marie Underhill Noll Graduate Fellowship in Engineering (2003)


  1. General Electric - Faculty for the Future Fellowship in Engineering (2003)


Undergraduate Awards


  1. Paul Morrow Endowed Scholarship in Engineering (1998)


  1. James H. Lum Scholarship in Engineering (1998)


Travel Awards


  1. The Eighth International Conference on Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering; Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, IN USA June 14-17, 2006


  1. Spallation Neutron Source - High Flux Isotope Reactor Users Meeting; Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN USA October 11-13, 2005


  1. Methods and Applications of Neutron Spectroscopy; NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, MD USA June 20-24, 2005

Presentations

Invited

  1. Institute for Nanoelectronics,Technische Universität München

Influence of metal oxide nanofillers on the ionic conductivity of solid polymer electrolytes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries”

Do, S.; Schaetzl, D.; Dey, B.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton Shirey, S.K.

December 9th, 2011; Munich, Germany.


  1. American Chemical Society Central Regional Meeting

Dey, B.; Do, S.; Schaetzl, D.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton Shirey, S.K.

Conductivity improvement in nanorod-filled solid polymer electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries”

New Advances in Polymer Materials

June 10th, 2011; Indianapolis, IN.


  1. American Conference on Neutron Scattering [ACNS] - Fullerton Shirey, S.K. and Maranas, J.K. “Polymer mobility of nanoparticle-filled Solid Polymer Electrolytes using neutron scattering”

Neutron Scattering for the Study of Soft Matter Tutorial

June 26th, 2010; Ottawa, ON, Canada.


  1. NIST Center for Neutron Research [NCNR]


    - 2010 National Academies Panel on Neutron Research, March 2010


    - Center for High Resolution Neutron Scattering Meeting, NSF Review, October 2009 

   

Submitted, presenting author


  1. Schaetzl, D.; Li, P.; Bernstein, G.H.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; “Magnetic Alignment of Gamma (core)/Alpha (shell) Fe2O3 Nanorods in a Solid Polymer Electrolyte” 225th ECS meeting, May 2014, Orlando, FL, USA. Oral. Abstract Accepted.


  1. Schaetzl, D.; Li, P.; Bernstein, G.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton, S.K. “Aligning high-aspect-ratio nanofillers in solid polymer electrolytes for Li-ion batteries” 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 2013, Notre Dame, IN, USA, Oral.


  1. Do, N.S.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton, S.K. “Influence of nanofiller shape and aspect ratio on the ionic conductivity and thermal properties of solid polymer electrolytes for rechargeable Li-ion batteries” 55th Electronic Materials Conference, June 2013, Notre Dame, IN, USA, Oral.


  1. Elliott, L.C.C.; Jing, B.; Akgun, B.; Zhu, Y.; Bohn, P.W.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. “Small molecule drug loading and distribution in poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brushes and its effect on the lower critical solution temperature – a neutron reflectometry and AFM study”  Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, November 2012, Boston, MA, USA. Oral.


  1. Do, N.S.; Schaetzl, D. Dey, B., Seabaugh, A.C., Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. “Influence of Fe2O3 nanofiller shape on the conductivity and thermal properties of solid polymer electrolytes: nanorods versus nanospheres” Gordon Research Conference - Batteries, March 2012, Ventura, CA USA. Poster.


  1. Fullerton Shirey, S.K.; Do, S.; Schaetzl, D.; Dey, B.; Seabaugh, A.C. “Improving conductivity in solid polymer electrolytes using oxide nanorods”, 220th ECS Meeting, October 2011. Boston, MA USA. Oral.


  1. Fullerton Shirey, S.K.; Maranas, J.K.“The effect of LiClO4 on the structure and mobility of PEO-based solid polymer electrolytes” Frank J. Padden Jr. Award Symposium, American Physical Society, March 2009. Pittsburgh, PA USA. Oral


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “Influence of humidity and crystallization time on the ionic conductivity of nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes” American Physical Society, March 2007. Denver, CO USA. Oral.


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “PEO mobility in solid polymer electrolytes as a function of nanoparticle concentration as measured by quasi-elastic neutron scat- tering” Gordon Research Conference - Polymer Physics, July 2006, New London, CT USA. Poster.


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “PEO mobility in nanoparticle-filled polymer electrolytes as measured by neutron scattering” American Physical Society, March 2006. Baltimore, MD USA. Oral.


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “PEO mobility in nanoparticle-filled polymer electrolytes as measured by neutron scattering” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, November 2005. Cincinnati, OH USA. Oral.


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “Simulations of amorphous nanoparticles: the effect of shape on surface structure and subsequent interactions with the surroundings” American Physical Society, March 2005. Los Angeles, CA USA. Oral.


  1. Fullerton, S.K.; Maranas, J.K. “A molecular interpretation of vitreous boron oxide dynamics” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, November 2003. San Francisco, CA USA. Oral.


Submitted, co-author


  1. Khan, A.A.; Ahmed, T.; Vigil, G.D.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; Howard, S.S. “Photophysical properties of novel Ru-complex probes for two-photon dissolved oxygen imaging” CLEO: 2014, June 2014, San Jose, CA, USA. Oral. Abstract Accepted.


  1. Hwang, W.S.; Fathipour, S.; Seabaugh, A.; Xing, H.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; Jena, D. “Two-Dimensional Crystal Semiconductors for Beyond Si Technology” 2014 Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR), June 23-27, 2014, Incheon/Seoul, South Korea. Invited.


  1. Seabaugh, A.; Lu, H.; Ma, N.; Fathipour, S.; Kinder, E.; Sabnis, S.; Xu, H.; Asghari Heidarlou, M.; Hwang, W.S.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.; Jena, D. “Materials Challenges for Steep Subthreshold-Swing Transistors” 2014 Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR), June 23-27, 2014, Incheon/Seoul, South Korea. Invited.


  1. Xu, H.; Kinder, E.; Fathipour, S.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. “Re- configurable Ion Doping in 2H-MoTe2 Field-Effect Transistors Using PEO:CsClO4 Electrolyte” ISCS 2014 The 41st International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors, May 2014, Montpellier, France. Oral. Abstract Accepted.


  1. Kinder, E.; Lu, H.; Hwang, W.S.; Cho, B.J.; Hong, S.-K.; Seabaugh, A.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. “Field-Controlled Ion Doping of Graphene” 225th ECS meeting, May 2014, Orlando, FL, USA. Oral. Abstract Accepted.


  1. Kinder, E.; Yan, R.; Xing, H.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; “Field-Effect Doping of MoS2 Using a Solid Polymer Electrolyte” 225th ECS meeting, May 2014, Orlando, FL, USA. Oral. Abstract Accepted.


  1. Lu, H.; Kinder, E.; Vahala, J.; Hwang, W.S.; Gong, C.; Cho, K.; Hong, S.K.; Cho, B.J.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.; Seabaugh, A. “Low-Voltage Nonvolatile Graphene Memory Based on Ion Transport” INC 9 (The 9th annual International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation), May 2013, Berlin, Germany, Poster.


  1. Khan, A.A.; DeLeon, E.R.; Ahmed, T.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; Olson, K.R.; Howard, S.S. “Chemical Probes for Two-Photon Bioimaging Based on Surfactant Nanomicelles and Ormosil PEBBLEs” CLEO: 2013, June 2013, San Jose, CA, USA. Oral.

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