|2010 - Present||Affiliate Faculty & Research Council Member, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center ‐ Mountain States Tumor & Medical Research Institute|
|2008 - Present||Associate Professor, Boise State University ‐ Department of Materials Science and Engineering|
Honors and Awards
- 2011 - W.M. Keck Foundation, PI for "Synthetic DNA Reactions for Low-Cost Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease" $1,000,000
- 2011 - NIH Quantitative Research Development K25 Career Award
- 2011 - Golden Apple Award, Associated Students of Boise State University
- 2008 - California Polytechnic State University, President’s Community Service Award
- ENGR 245: Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
- MSE/ME/BIO 477/577: Biomaterials
- MSE/ME/ECE 497/597: Advanced Topics in Nanotechnology
- MSE 501: Survey of Materials Science & Engineering
Conference Proceedings (9)
Use of Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning for Introduction to ...
121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: 360 Degrees of Engineering Education (2014)
Active learning approaches are being used more extensively in engineering education as the literature base on their effectiveness continues to ...
How Can We Help Faculty Balance Between Teaching and Scholarly ...
118th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 26-29, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2011)
Boise State University (BSU), which is among the fastest growing institutions of higher education in the Northwestern United States, is ...
Operation of a DNA-Based Autocatalytic Network in Serum
DNA'10 Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming (2011)
The potential for inferring the presence of cancer by the detection of miRNA in human blood has motivated research into ...
Atomic Force Microscopy of DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures for Device Applications
International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, 2009. ISDRS '09. (2009)
DNA nanotechnology, which relies on Watson-Crick hybridization, is a versatile selfassembly process whereby a variety of complex nanostructures can be ...
Enhanced Transmission in Plasmonic Crystals: Interactions of Cavity Resonance and ...
OSA's 93rd Annual Meeting Frontiers in Optics and APS/DLS 25th Annual Meeting Laser Science Joint Conferences (2009)
Transmission of periodically modified Ag film is studied experimentally and numerically. Both cavity resonance and guided surface modes are identified ...
The Four-Domain Development Diagram: A Tool for Designing Development-Centered Teaching
Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Pittsburgh, PA (2008)
Research in education has brought to light the complexity of the learning process, demonstrating that students' development is influenced by ...
Converting Traditional Materials Labs to Project-based Learning Experiences: Aiding Students ...
Forum on Materials Science and Engineering Education for 2020 (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings: Boston, MA, 2007) (2007)
Against a backdrop of compelling societal needs, graduates in science and engineering now must master their disciplines and demonstrate a ...