Stephen Ubnoske, Ph.D.

Postdoc

Phone - (978)-223-3968

Email - stephen.ubnoske@duke.edu

Office - FCIEMAS 3583

Dr. Ubnoske was a Postdoctoral Associate with the Nanomaterials and Thin Films Lab at the Pratt School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He recently completed his doctorate with the Nanomaterials and Thin Films Lab from the department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science.  While a graduate student, Dr. Ubnoske was the recipient of the John Chambers Fellowship, and has recently been awarded a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

Research Interests

  • Carbon nanomaterials
  • Hybrid nanomaterials and functional materials
  • Energy generation, conversion, and storage
  • Renewable energy
  • Nanoscale metrology
  • Structure-property relationships at the nanoscale

Publications

Zhang, S.; Kang, P.; Ubnoske, S. M.; Brennaman, M. K.; Song, N.; House, R. L.; Glass, J. T.; Meyer, T. J., Polyethylenimine-Enhanced Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to Formate at Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanomaterials. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 7845-7848.

Ubnoske, S. M.; Raut, A. S.; Brown, B.; Parker, C. B.; Stoner, B. R.; Glass, J. T., Perspectives on the Growth of High Edge Density Carbon Nanostructures: Transitions from Vertically Oriented Graphene Nanosheets to Graphenated Carbon Nanotubes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2014, 118, 16126-16132.

Henry, P. A.; Raut, A. S.; Ubnoske, S. M.; Parker, C. B.; Glass, J. T., Enhanced Electron Transfer Kinetics through Hybrid Graphene-Carbon Nanotube Films. Electrochemistry Communications 2014, 48, 103-106.

Ubnoske, S. M.; Raut, A. S.; Parker, C. B.; Glass, J. T.; Stoner, B. R., Role of Nanocrystalline Domain Size on the Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitance of High Edge Density Carbon Nanostructures. MRS Communications 2015, 5, 285-290.

Ubnoske, S. M.; Peng, Q.; Meshot, E. R.; Parker, C. B.; Glass, J. T., Protocol for High-Sensitivity Surface Area Measurements of Nanostructured Films Enabled by Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119, 26119-26127.

Ubnoske, S. M.; Radauscher, E. J.; Stoner, B. R.; Parker, C. B.; Glass, J. T., Integrating Carbon Nanotube Forests into Polysilicon MEMS: Growth Kinetics, Mechanisms, and Adhesion. Submitted 2016.