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Stephen O'Brien
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Phone: (212)650-8371
Room Number: Marshak Science Building, Room 1131
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Oxford University
Research Interests: Nanotechnology
Research Interest
Nanomaterials synthesis, properties and structural characterization: Nanoparticle synthesis and self-assembly into superlattices. Transition metal oxide nanomaterials, high k dielectrics/memory materials. Applications of nanomaterials to cleantechnology, energy storage and power conversion.
 
Steve O’Brien is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at City College and member of the CUNY Energy Institute. He also has appointments on the Doctoral Faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center and Grove School of Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering. Steve is an established academic researcher in nanotechnology, with expertise in inorganic materials chemistry and materials science and engineering, applied physics.
His disciplinary areas: Nanomaterials synthesis, properties and structural characterization: Nanoparticle synthesis and self-assembly into superlattices. Transition metal oxide nanomaterials, high k dielectrics/memory materials: perovskites and garnets at the nanoscale, ferroics. As a Principal Investigator, he is leader and advisor of research projects to a team of PhD and post-doctoral research scientists.