Emily Raulerson came to NREL in 2020 as a graduate student through the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program to work with Nathan Neale on the study of silicon nanocrystal functionalization through spectroelectrochemical and ultrafast spectroscopic methods. Since completing her doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin in 2021, she has worked as a postdoctoral researcher under Matthew Beard. She works on a variety of projects in energy conversion in light-harvesting and light-emitting materials. She is interested in the development of spectroscopic and electrochemical tools to probe these materials.
Her doctoral work was focused on designing and probing the interface of inorganic semiconductor nanocrystals and molecular dyes. She trained as both a materials chemist and ultrafast spectroscopist under Sean Roberts at the University of Texas and Nathan Neale at NREL.
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Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin
B.Sc., Chemistry, Florida State University
B.Sc., Applied Mathematics, Florida State University
President, Council of Graduate Chemists, University of Texas (2018–2019)
Visiting Researcher, Kyushu University (2019)
Surface States Mediate Triplet Energy Transfer in Nanocrystal–Acene Composite Systems, Journal of the American Chemical Society (2018)
Awards and Honors
Paul F. Barbara Endowed Fellowship for Student Excellence in Nanoscience, University of Texas (2021)
Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program, NREL/University of Texas (2020)