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Santina Cruz

Graduate Student
Cruz

Cruz

Office:

113 Davey Lab

Education:

B.S. Chemistry, James Madison University, 2015

Honors and Awards:

NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Graduate Fellow, 2018

Department of Chemistry Graduate Student Service Award, 2018

Bunton-Waller Graduate Assistantship, 2015

ACS Undergraduate Award Inorganic Chemistry, 2015

Student Employee of the Year Runner-Up, 2014

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Service Award, 2014

Research:

My work focuses on changing the surface chemistry of small metallic nanoparticles. We study how these changes impact the electronic structure of the nanoparticles using a novel tool called conduction electron spin resonance.