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James G. Kushmerick, Ph. D.

Dr. James G. Kushmerick's current research is focused on nanoscale electronics, encompassing both molecular electronics and bio-organic electronics. The main objective is to understand the fundamentals of charge transport in these nanoscale systems through a combination of scanning probe measurements and in situ electronic and vibronic spectroscopies.

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Materials Measurement Science Division

Employment History:

2013-Present, Deputy Chief
Materials Measurement Science Division, NIST

2005-2012, Research Chemist
Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, NIST

2003-2005, Research Chemist
Naval Research Laboratory

2001-2003, Senior Scientist
Geo-Centers, Inc.

1999-2001, Post Doctoral Appointee
Sandia National Laboratory


Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999

B.S. Chemistry, Minor Philosophy, University of Delaware, 1994


Phone: (301) 975-5697
Fax: (301) 975-5334