Advisory Board

Professor Bruce Alan Parkinson

Bruce Alan Parkinson, Ph.D. is Professor of Chemistry at Colorado State University. His research areas are photoelectrochemical energy conversion, ultrahigh vacuum surface science, scanning probe microscopies, and inorganic fullerenes.
Bruce coauthored Preparation and Characterization of Terraced Surfaces of Low-Index Faces of Anatase, Rutile, and Brookite, A Simple Sol—Gel Synthesis of Superconducting MgB2 Nanowires, TaS2 nanoplatelets produced by laser ablation, Adsorption, Desorption, and Sensitization of Low-Index Anatase and Rutile Surfaces by the Ruthenium Complex Dye N3, Dye Sensitization of the Anatase (101) Crystal Surface by a Series of Dicarbonxylated Thiacyanine Dyes, and Formation of Nanooctahedra in Molybdenum Disulfide and Molybdenum Diselenide Using Pulsed Laser Vaporization. Read the full list of his publications!
His patents include Semiconductor liquid junction photocell using surface modified GaAs electrode, Gallium arsenide devices having reduced surface recombination velocity, Etching of nanoscale structures, and Fluorescent compounds for absorption and re-emission of radiation.
Bruce earned his B.S. in Chemistry at Iowa State University in 1972, his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1977 with the thesis “Experimental Studies of Interfacial Electrochemistry”, and completed his Postdoctoral Studies with Adam Heller at Bell Laboratories in 1978.