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Daniel Moore

Daniel F. Moore

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Office: Love Building room 161
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Mailing Address: School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
771 Ferst Dr. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30332
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors


  • A.B. Physics and Mathematics, The University of Chicago, IL, 2001.

Research Area

  • Detailed study of the vapor-solid growth mechanism, particularly in synthesizing II-VI semiconducting one-dimensional nanostructures and their functionalized use in optoelectronic or electrochemical/biomedical applications.
  • Functionalization of nanostructured materials, including use as solid state sensors.
  • Analytical methods with electron microscopes (including TEM, HR-TEM, SEM, AFM/STM).
  • Biomedical applications of nanoparticles.


  • "Single-Crystal CdSe Nanosaws", C. Ma, Y. Ding, D. F. Moore, X. D. Wang and Z. L. Wang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126 (2004) 708-709 (featured by Nature 427 (2004) 497).
  • "Wurtzite ZnS Nanostructures: Synthesis and Characterization", ACS 77th Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, (2003).

Research Highlights

  • Biomedical Nanostructures, TEM imaging and techniques, Functionalization of nanostructures.

Honors & Awards

  • School of Materials Science and Engineering Advanced Publication Award (2005)
  • Sam Nunn International Security Fellow (2005-06)
  • NSF Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership (STEP) Fellowship (2005-2006)
  • Awarded Georgia Tech Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NaST) Fellowship, 2003.
  • Awarded MDI Fellowship, 2002-03.