Sharon M. Weiss, Ph.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Professor of Materials Science & Engineering Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Ph.D., Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New YorkM.S., OPTICS, University of Rochester, Rochester, New YorkB.S., OPTICS, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Office Address
VU Station B #351824
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1824
Research Keywords
Optical biosensing
Available Postdoctoral Position Details
Posted: 9/6/2006
Research area: Research will be conducted in the areas of biosensing, drug delivery, and nanocrystal-based light sources. Interdisciplinary research will be conducted that spans the fields of biochemistry, optics, and materials science.

Qualifications: We are looking for a self-motivated researcher with a strong initiative to take a leading role in the lab. The candidate should have expertise with surface chemistry and functionalization for the development of nanoscale biosensor and drug delivery devices. Familiarity with optical characterization and measurement techniques would be beneficial, as well.

Please contact Professor Weiss for more information.