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SURF MML/NCNR - Recent Projects

MML/NCNR Recent SURF Projects

Chemical/Biochemical Sciences

  • Quantification of Drugs
  • The development of circulating cell free tumor DNA reference material for HER2 copy number measurements in liquid biopsy
  • Raman and THz Raman Spectroscopy for Forensic application of illicit narcotics and explosives
  • Optimization of mini-DART-MS for the Detection of Smokeless Powder Residues
  • Comparative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Bacterial Metabolomic Profiles: P. aeruginosa and S. aureus in Co-culture
  • Assessing CD4 Receptor Expression in Jurkat Cells
  • Composition Controlled Photo-Copolymerization: Evaluation, Kinetics and Properties
  • Ground State Structure Discovery and Optimization for Two-Dimensional Multi-Component Colloidal Crystals
  • A novel chromatographic approach to characterizing monoclonal antibody aggregation kinetics
  • Polymer Identification of Coastal Marine Debris Plastics in the Main Hawaiian Islands by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy to Determine Sources
  • Effects of Membrane Active Peptides on the Organization of Cholesterol in Lipid Bilayers
  • Fabrication of a Platinum/Gold Dual Electrode for Applications in Electrochemical DNA Sensing
  • Latent Fingerprint Developer Standards Development
  • Predicting Low-Temperature Structural Properties from High-Temperature Molecular Simulations
  • Enhancing the Process for More Accurate Compound Identification in the NIST Tandem Mass Spectral Library
  • Measurement of Electronic-Cigarette Induced Oral Biofilm Changes and Cariogenic Potential

Materials Science (includes projects at the NCNR)

  • Collection and Organization of Adsorption Isotherms for Standard Reference Use
  • Analyzing Surface Chemistry of Thin Film Platinum via Nanocalorimetry
  • Parallelization of Atom-Based Molecular Properties using MPI (NCNR)
  • The Role of Detergents in the Crystallization of Membrane Proteins from Lipidic Cubic Phases (NCNR)
  • Evaluating the role of fiber degradation in affecting the aging characteristics of carbon nanotube based hierarchical composites
  • Chemical and Physical Characterization of Aged Fibers
  • Characterizing and Visualizing of the Contents of the NIST Materials Resource Registry (NMRR)
  • Compressed Air System Refurbishment and Modernization (NCNR)
  • CO2 Adsorption in Heterometallic Metal-Organic Frameworks (NCNR)
  • Reactor Control Interface Design (NCNR)
  • Multimode Characterization of Multiscale Structural Architectures in New MoS2 - S Composite Cathodes for High-Energy Density Li-S Batteries by Focused Ion and Electron Beam Techniques
  • Elucidation of Insulin Structure Under Shear Using Small Angle Neutron Scattering (NCNR)
  • Phase Behavior and Structure of Microemulsions (NCNR)
  • Evaluating Combined Shear and Compression Test Methods for Impact Mitigating Materials
  • Single Ion Probe: Manipulation and Characterization of Point Defects in Functional Oxide Materials
  • Modernizing microscopy data infrastructure: annotation and preservation of data and metadata
  • Effect of Altering Channel Dimensions on the Shear Banding of Wormlike Micelle Solutions
  • Copper Electrodeposition on a Rotating Disk Electrode: Hydrodynamic Effects on Spatial Patterning in the Presence of a Polymer-Chloride Adlayer
  • Materials for Magnetic Nanothermometry: Experimental Investigation
  • Analysis of 4D STEM Data
  • The Nature of Gelatin Fracture
  • Free Energy of Coacervate Core Micelles
  • Investigating Atomic Force Microscopy for Forensic Analysis of Hair from Individuals 
  • The Effect of Reservoir Temperature on Vapor Sorption Isotherms
  • Small Angle Scattering Study of a NIST Standard Reference:  Whole Milk Powder (NCNR)



Brandi Toliver
100 Bureau Drive, M/S 1090
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1090

Chemical/Biochemical Sciences

Rebecca Zangmeister (MML)
Biomolecular Measurement Division
100 Bureau Drive, MS 8315
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8315

Biosystems & Biomaterials Division
100 Bureau Drive, MS XXXX
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-XXXX

Russell Johnson, III (MML)
Chemical Sciences Division
100 Bureau Drive, MS 8320
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8320

Materials Science

Julie Borchers (NCNR)
100 Bureau Drive, MS 6102
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6102

Joseph Dura (NCNR)
100 Bureau Drive, MS 6102
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6102

Amanda Forster (MML)
Materials Measurement Science Division
100 Bureau Drive, MS 8102
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8102

Edwin Chan (MML)
Materials Science and Engineering Division
100 Bureau Drive, MS 8542
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8542

Created November 3, 2010, Updated August 29, 2017