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Jacob Pawlik (Fed)

Research Chemist

Dr. Jacob T. Pawlik is an NRC postdoc in the Guided Electromagnetic Waves Group in the RF Technology Division of the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) at NIST in Boulder, Colorado. He specializes in the electrical characterization of solid and liquid materials from RF to μ-wave frequencies with on-wafer broadband dielectric spectroscopy. His NRC project focuses on using microwave microfluidic spectroscopy to study the dynamics of electrochemical systems and polymer-fluid interfaces. He obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2021 where he focused on the discovery and implementation of fluoride-ion battery materials. He obtained a B.S. in Chemistry from Appalachian State University in 2016 where he found a passion for research and scientific discovery. 


‪Jacob T. Pawlik‬ - ‪Google Scholar‬


  • National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2022-present
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (NSF-GRFP), 2018-2021


Quantifying the Effect of Guest Binding on Host Environment

Angela Stelson, Zack Fishman, Jacob Pawlik, Gosia Musial, Jim Booth, Chris Long, Kathleen Schwarz, Nate Orloff, Hugh Ryan, Angela Grommet, Jonathan Nitschke, Felix Rizzuto
The environment around a host-guest complex is defined by of intermolecular interactions between solvent molecules and counter ions. These interactions govern

Broadband Electromagnetic Properties of Engineered Flexible Absorber Materials

Luckshitha Suriyasena Liyanage, Connor Smith, Jacob Pawlik, Sarah Evans, Angela Stelson, Chris Long, Nate Orloff, David Arnold, Jim Booth
Flexible and stretchable materials have attracted significant interest for applications in wearable electronics and bioengineering fields. Recent developments
Created June 25, 2021, Updated August 15, 2023