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Personal Information
College Photo Name Colavita, Paula
Main Department Chemistry
College Title Assistant Professor
College Tel +353 1 896 3562
Fax +353 1 6712826
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
American Chemical Society
Society for Applied Spectroscopy
Awards and Honours
Award Date
Guy Lipscomb Award for Excellence in Chemistry & Biochemistry for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student April 6, 2005
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, awarded by NSF August 2001
Joseph B. Bouknight Teaching Award 2000 and 2001
Peyton Teague Graduate Fellowship 2000
Deanís Fellowship 2000
Research Interests
Analytical chemistry Carbon nanostructures Electrochemistry Environmental Chemistry
Spectroscopy Surface chemistry
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Metz, K.M.; Colavita, P.E.; Tse, K.-Y.; Hamers, R.J., Nanotextured gold coatings on carbon nanofiber scaffolds as ultrahigh surface-area electrodes, Journal of Power Sources, 198, (15), 2012, p393-401
TARA - Full Text
P. Duffy, L. M. Magno, R. Yadav, S. Roberts, A. D. Ward, S. W. Botchway, P. E. Colavita and S. J. Quinn, Incandescent Porous Carbon Microspheres to Light up Cells: Solution Phenomena and Cellular Uptake, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, (2), 2012, p432 - 439
Cullen, R. J.; Jayasundara, D.; Soldi, L.; Cheng, J.; DuFaure, G.; Colavita, P. E., Spontaneous grafting of nitrophenyl groups on amorphous carbon thin films: A structure-reactivity investigation, Chemistry of Materials, 24, (6), 2012, p1031 - 1040
Murphy, D.; Cullen, R. J.; Jayasundara, D.; Scanlan, E. M.; Colavita, P. E., Study of the spontaneous attachment of polycyclic aryldiazonium salts on amorphous carbon substrates, RSC Advances, 2, (16), 2012, p6527 - 6534
TARA - Full Text  DOI
Jayasundara, D.; Cullen, R.J.; Soldi, L.; Colavita, P.E., In situ studies of the adsorption kinetics of 4-nitrobenzenediazonium salt on gold, Langmuir, 27, (21), 2011, p13029 - 13036
TARA - Full Text  DOI
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