Scott Saavedra

Professor Emeritus - Retired

Scott Saavedra

Professor Emeritus - Retired

Degrees and Appointments 

  • B.S., 1981, University of Maryland (Biochemistry)
  • Ph.D., 1986, Duke University (Analytical Chemistry)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1989-1991, Duke University (Biomedical Engineering)

Awards and Honors

  • Research Fellowship, NSF-Engineering Research Center for Emerging Cardiovascular Technologies, Duke University, 1989-90
  • Associated Western Universities Faculty Fellowship, 1994-95
  • Galileo Circle Fellow, College of Science, University of Arizona, 2017

Research Specialties: Bioanalytical, Biophysics, Energy Science, Instrument Development, Materials and Polymer Chemistry, Protein and Membrane Biochemistry, Spectroscopy/Molecular Structure, Surface and Solid State

Research

The multidisciplinary research activities of our group are organized around several overlapping themes: new biointerfaces and thin film biomaterials for molecular device technologies such as chemical and biochemical sensing, new supramolecular assemblies for solar capture and energy conversion, and the development of novel surface spectroscopies and molecular devices based on optical waveguides. Read More.

Faculty Emeritus Analytical Chemistry