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Melanie Kirkham

Melanie Kirkham

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Office: Love Building
Telephone: N/A
Fax: 404-894-9140
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


  • Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering, Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002

Research Area

  • VLS synthesis and characterization of nanobelts and nanowires


  1. "Solid Au nanoparticles as a catalyst for growing aligned ZnO nanowires: a new understanding of the vapour–liquid–solid process", M. Kirkham, X.D. Wang, Z.L. Wang and R.L. Snyder Nanotechnology, 18 (2007) 365304.
  2. "Investigation of the Effect of Using Various Optics Configurations with Proportional and Position-Sensitive Detectors", M.J. Kirkham, S.A. Speakman and C.J. Rawn , Advances in X-ray Analysis, 47 (2003).

Research Highlights

Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Tech Presidential Fellowship (awarded 2005)