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Steven Buckner, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry


B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, 1983
Ph.D., Chemistry, Purdue University, 1988

Research Interests

Buckner's research efforts are directed towards development and application of novel nanomaterials and nanocomposites. The two principle applications for his nanocomposites include:

  1. Energy science: Buckner and his research group are working on novel high energy density nanomaterials with large hydrogen production capacities and with applications as pyrolants
  2. Biomedical materials: Buckner is working on a variety of nanocomposites for use in micro-CT imaging and tissue engineering.