Kirk Ziegler

Kirk Ziegler

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Texas

Department of Chemical Engineering | Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Research interests

Physical chemistry and applications of complex fluids, colloids, and interfaces including:

  • synthesis of quantum-confined metal and semiconductor nanowires
  • applications of nanowires and carbon nanotubes, such as electronic devices, energy generation and storage, and nanoelectromechanical devices
  • reaction equilibria
  • catalysis
  • synthesis of porous materials such as mesoporous silicas and anodized aluminum oxides
  • thin film formation