Prof. Laura Fabris

 


Activities

2013 Spring MRS Symposium Organizer. Symposium N: Nanomaterials in the Subnanometer Size Range.

MSE Department: Member, Undergraduate Recruitment Committee, Ethics Committee.

Advisor, NSF-IGERT “Nanotechnology for Clean Energy”

Instructor, advanced undergraduate/graduate course on Biological Applications of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures, Rutgers University

Instructor, Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering

Chair, International Workshop (Functionalized Nanomaterials for Medical Application), Materials Research Society (Denver, CO October 4-7, 2010)

Peer Reviewer (Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Nanoscale, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Small, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Chemistry-A European Journal, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Materials, Langmuir, Chemical Communications, Analyst, and Bioconjugate Chemistry, and more)

DOE Proposal Reviewer, NSF Proposal Reviewer



Invited Talks


A. Keynote or plenary addresses


1.“Engineering Gold Nanostars for Quantitative SERS”. 2nd International Conference on Enhanced Spectroscopies, Messina (Italy), October 12-15, 2015 (Keynote Address).

2.“Gold Nanoparticle Dimers for SERS-based Cell Detection” International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials, Singapore, July 1-6, 2012 (Keynote address).


B. Other invited addresses


  1. 25.“Biomedical Imaging Using SERS Tags: The Future Beyond Fluorescent Dyes”. 2016 Fall ACS Meeting, Philadelphia PA, August 21-25, 2016

24. “Gold Nanostars: A Tunable Plasmonic Tool for Highly Sensitive SERS-based Detection”. Rice University, Department of            Chemistry, Houston TX, October 21, 2015.

23. “Tuning Surface Plasmon Resonances on Gold Nanostars”. 2015 SCIX Conference (The Great SCIentific EXchange), Providence RI, September 27-October 2, 2015.

22. “Tuning Near Field Enhancement for Quantitative SERS”. 2015 SERS Round Table, Duisburg (Germany), March 4-6, 2015 (could not attend due to illness).

21. “Tuning Morphology and Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles toward Optimized Near Field Enhancement”. Drexel University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Philadelphia PA, April 21, 2015.

20. “Tuning Morphology and Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles toward Optimized Near Field Enhancement”. Juniata College, Department of Chemistry, Huntingdon PA, March 17, 2015.

19. “Tuning Morphology and Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles toward Optimized Near Field Enhancement”. Columbia University, Department of Chemistry, New York NY, January 23, 2015.

18. “Optimization of Gold Nanostructures for Applications in SERS”. University of Padova, Department of Organic Chemistry, Padova (Italy), January 8, 2015.

17. “SERS Substrates and Tags for Biological Imaging and Sensing”. University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Dallas, TX, November 7, 2014.

16. “SERS Substrates and Tags for Biological Imaging and Sensing”. SES (Surface Enhanced Spectroscopies) 2014, Chemnitz, Germany, August 7-10, 2014.

15. “Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Near Field Enhancement”. 2014 International Collaboration in Chemistry Workshop, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, March 9, 2014.

14.“The Efficiency-Enhancing Effect of Gold Nanorods in organic Solar Cells: Myth or Reality?”. 13th Erker-University of California Santa Barbara Symposium, Santa Barbara CA, March 3-4, 2014.

13.“Gold Nanoparticles for Imaging and Sensing”. Lehman College, City University of New York, Department of Chemistry, Bronx NY, February 19, 2014.

12.“Gold Nanoparticles for Imaging and Sensing”. Rutgers University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Piscataway NJ, February 12, 2014.

11.“Gold Nanoparticle Dimers as Tags for SERS-based Disease Screening”. Universidade de São Paulo, Department of Chemistry, São Paulo (Brazil), June 11, 2013.

10.“(Non) Plasmonic Enhancement Effects of Gold Nanorods in Organic Photovoltaics”. International Materials Institute for Solar Energy and Environment (IMI-SEE) US-China Workshop, US National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, May 20-21, 2013.

9.“Gold Nanoparticle Dimers as Tags for Rapid Cancer Screening”. Nano 2012: XI International Conference on Nanostructured Materials, Rhodes (Greece), August 21-26, 2012.

8.“Dithiolated Linkers for Gold Nanoparticle Assembly: Modeling and Experiment”. 2012 Energy Materials Nanotechnology (EMN) Villa Conference, Orlando FL, April 16-20, 2012.

7.“Gold Nanoparticle Dimers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications”. University of Connecticut, Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, Storrs CT, November 15, 2011.

6.“Gold Nanoparticle Dimers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications”. Coordinamento Interuniversitario Veneto per le Nanotecnologie (CIVEN) Institute, Venice (Italy), November 23, 2011.

5.“Surface Functionalized Metal Nanoparticles”. 25th Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM) Symposium. Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, March 29, 2011.

4.“Study of Metal Nanoparticle Assembly: Optimization of the SERS Enhancement and Bioapplications”. William Paterson University, Department of Chemistry, Wayne NJ, November 4, 2010.

3.“Multifunctional Metal Nanoparticle Dimers for SERS-based Imaging and Sensing, Cell Targeting, and Drug Delivery”. Nanotechnology for Art Conservation Symposium, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, October 28, 2010.

2.“Hybrid Nanomaterials for Optics, Electronics, and Bionanotechnology”. 10th Erker-University of California Santa Barbara Symposium, Santa Barbara CA, February 8, 2010.

1.“Alla Ricerca della Ricerca”. 2009 Academia-Industry Meeting “Education for Innovation, Innovation for Competitiveness”, Padova (Italy), November 26, 2009.


Academic Training

B.S./M.S. in Physical Chemistry, University of Padova (Italy), Department of Physical Chemistry: July 2001 (Summa cum Laude).

Doctorate Degree in Chemical Sciences, University of Padova (Italy), Department of Chemical Sciences: April 2006.

Postdoctoral Appointment, University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: January 2006-May 2009.

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