Derek Patton Ph.D.
Derek L. Patton , Ph.D. is a Research Chemist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Materials Science and Engineering Lab. Working in the lab's Polymers Division, he focuses on controlled radical polymerization; Polymer brushes; and Combinatorial methods.
EducationB.S. Chemistry, Jacksonville State University, Magna Cum Laude and Honors in Chemistry; 2002 M.S., Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2006 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Houston
Awards2006 NRC Postdoctoral Research Associateship
2006 Graduate Student Research Achievement Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
2005 Pennzoil Graduate Fellowship for Outstanding Fifth Year Graduate Student, University of Houston
2005 Graduate Physical Sciences Poster Award, Sigma Xi Research Day, University of Houston
2005 Poster Award, ACS National Meeting 2005, San Diego, Colloid and Surface Science Division
2004, 2005 Welch Foundation Research Fellowship
2000-2002 NSF GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellowship
BooksDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; CRC Press; Contributor: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Semiconducting and Photoreactive Bolaform Amphiphiles (Chapter 134)
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