Melissa A. Hines
Semiconductor surface chemistry; nanoscale materials; scanning tunneling microscopy; nanocatalysis and photocatalysis
Current Research Interest
Atomic-scale control of surfaces; atomic-scale growth and etching; polymorph control; development of new techniques for surface science; materials for high-brightness photocathodes
American Chemical Society, Arthur Adamson Award for Surface Chemistry
Cornell University, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow
American Vacuum Society Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Beckman Young Investigator
Research Corporation for Science Advancement Cottrell Scholar
Balajka, Jan, Melissa A. Hines, William J. I. DeBenedetti, Mojmir Komora, Jiri Pavelec, Michael Schmid, and Ulrike Diebold. “High-Affinity Adsorption Leads to Molecularly Ordered Interfaces on TiO2 in Air and Solution.” Science 361, no. 6404 (2018): 786-789.
DeBenedetti, William J. I., Erik S. Skibinski, Dapeng Jing, Anqi Song, and Melissa A. Hines. “Atomic-Scale Understanding of Catalyst Activation: Carboxylic Acid Solutions, but Not the Acid Itself, Increase the Reactivity of Anatase (001) Faceted Nanocatalysts.” Journal of Physical Chemistry 122, no. 8 (2018): 4307-4314.