Richard D. Robinson
Materials science and engineering of nanoscale building blocks; synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials; energy materials; nanomaterial functional assemblies and devices; x-ray absorption spectroscopy; phonon spectroscopy; low-temperature physics
Current Research Interest
Atomic-scale control of composition in nanomaterials; nanoparticle electrochemical energy storage devices; nanoparticle printable electronics; metastable phases; ductile electroceramics; nanoparticle phosphors; low-dimensional phonon physics; acoustic confinement; development of new spectroscopic techniques
3M non-tenured faculty award
R&D 100 Award (Nanocrystal Solar Cells)
Emerging Investigator, Journal of Materials Chemistry
National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award
Ha, Don-Hyung, Andrew H. Caldwell, Matthew J. Ward, Shreyas Honrao, Kiran Mathew, Robert Hovden, Margaret K. A. Koker, David A. Muller, Richard G. Hennig, and Richard D. Robinson. “Solid-Solid Phase Transformations Induced through Cation Exchange and Strain, in 2D Heterostructured Copper Sulfide Nanocrystals.” Nano Letters 14, no. 12 (2014): 7090–7099.
Hertzberg, Jared B., Mahmut Aksit, Obafemi O. Otelaja, Derek A. Stewart, and Richard D. Robinson. “Direct Measurements of Surface Scattering in Si Nanosheets using a Microscale Phonon Spectrometer: Implications for Casimir-Limit Predicted by Ziman Theory.” Nano Letters 14, no. 2 (2014): 403-415.