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Office: 4101 CHEM
Phone: 301-405-1541
Efrain Rodriguez
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Education
Ph.D., Materials Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (2009)
B.S., Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003)

Research Interests: Materials and solid state chemistry. Inorganic materials. Synthesis and characterization of transition metal compounds including oxides, chalcogenides and pnictides. Preparation of metastable materials for energy applications via chemie douce, or soft chemical, methods. Functional inorganci compounds with properties such as magnetic, electronic, and mixed conductivity (ionic and electrical). Advanced characterization of compounds including X-ray and neutron diffraction coupled with magnetization and electrical transport measurements