Adam G. Gagorik, Geoffrey R. Hutchison. “Simulating Charge Injection and Dynamics in Micro-scale Organic Field-Effect Transistors.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2012 ASAP. Available Online.The Supplemental information is available as a pdf download here: Gagorik SI.
Last week, Prof. Hutchison presented a poster on our molecular piezoelectric research, “Donor-Acceptor Molecule Piezoelectrics: Electromechanical Materials from the Bottom Up” at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference on Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions. The work was picked as one of the three best posters at the conference, and he gave a presentation on Thursday night in one of the coveted “poster talk” slots.
Last week, Paula presented a poster titled “Investigation of Charge Transport Dynamics via Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy” at the Gordon Research Conference in Lucca, Italy. The conference, titled Electronic Processes in Organic Materials, was a great introduction into the field and she came back with helpful suggestions and feedback on the project.
Tamika A. Madison, Adam G. Gagorik, Geoffrey R. Hutchison. “Charge Transport in Imperfect Organic Field Effect Transistors: Effects of Charge Traps.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2012 116(22) pp11852-11858. Available Online. The Supplemental information is available as a pdf download here: Madison SI
Group members Steve Owens, Andrey Sharapov, Xinfeng Quan, and Xialing Chen have been accepted to give talks while attending the fall meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia August 19-23, 2012.
Professor Hutchison will also be giving several talks.
Congratulations! More details on the talks will be posted when available later this summer.
The 6th Annual COPE-Solvay Symposium on Organic Electronics is in Pittsburgh, and the group is presenting 5 posters, covering a range of our research, from organic piezoelectrics to charge transport experiments and simulations and new materials discovery.
Congratulations to Dr. Hutchison for being awarded a 2012 Cottrell Scholar Award by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) for his proposal titled “Molecular Piezoelectrics: Building Responsive Electromechanical Materials from the Bottom Up.”
This award is meant to recognize exceptional ability and drive to integrate teaching with research among professors at major research universities. Along with the receipt of a grant, Dr. Hutchison has been accepted into the Cottrell Scholars Collaborative, a group with over 250 like-minded professors focused on the necessity for continued improvements in the teaching of science in an increasingly competitive global arena.
Congratulations Dr. Hutchison!