MARIA C. TAMARGO

 

Department of Chemistry††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

The City College of CUNY†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tel: 212-650-6147

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New York, NY10031††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e-mail:tamar@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu†††

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EDUCATION

        1972 -- B.S. ††††††† Chemistry ††††††††††††††††† University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

        1974 -- M.S. ††††††† Chemistry ††††††††††††††††† The Johns Hopkins University

        1978 -- Ph.D.†††††† Chemistry ††††††††††††††††† The Johns Hopkins University

 

EMPLOYMENT

        THE CITY COLLEGE OF CUNY, New York††† 1993-present††††††††††† Professor of Chemistry

        THE GRADUATE CENTER, New York 1993-present ††††††††††††††††††††† Professor of Chemistry

        BELLCORE, Red Bank Jan 1984-Sept. 1992. ††††††††††††††††††† †††††Member of Technical Staff

        AT&T BELL LABS

Murray Hill, ††† Jan.-Oct. 1984. †††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††Visitor (Dr. A. Y. Cho's MBE laboratory)

Murray Hill, ††† Jan.- Dec. 1983. ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††Member of Technical Staff

Reading, †††††† Aug. 1978- Dec. 1982. ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††Member of Technical Staff

        JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Baltimore††† 1972 - 1976†† Lab and Conference Instructor

        UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, Rio Piedras†††††††††† Summer, 1982.†† ††† †††††Lab Instructor

 

RESEARCH FIELDS OF INTEREST

††††††††††† Growth and properties of semiconductor multi-layered structures grown by liquid phase epitaxy (LPE), molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and gas source MBE. Areas of research activity include III-V compounds, strained-layer and short-period superlattices, surface and interface chemistry, visible light emitters, optoelectronic devices, wide bandgap II-VI compounds, II-VI/III-V heteroepitaxy, low dimensional structures, selective area epitaxy.

 

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES/SERVICE

        Executive Committee, Department of Chemistry, City College, 1999-present

        Member of Internal Review Board (IRB) for research on human subjects, 1999-present

        Masterís Student Advisor, Department of Chemistry, City College, 1998-present

        Ph.D. Admissions Committee, Department of Chemistry, City College, 1996 - present

        Student Affiliate Advisor for Chemical Society, City College, 1997-1998

        Development of Chemistry content of integrated science curriculum for non-science majors

        Member of the Center for the Analysis of Structures and Interfaces (CASI)- MRCE, 1993-1998

        Member of the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) for Ultra-fast Photonics, CUNY, 1993-present

 

PUBLICATIONS: Over 140 in refereed journals and books


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/HONORS (last 5 years)

 

        Chair, Eleventh International Conference on II-VI Compounds, NY, 2003.

        Invited Speaker, APS March Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2000.

        Invited Speaker, Ninth International Conference on II-VI Compounds, Kyoto, Japan, 1999.

        Program Chair, North American MBE Conference, October 1999.

        Invited Speaker, 9th Latin American Congress of Surface Science and Its Applications

††††† (CLACSA-9) Havana, Cuba, July, 1999.

        DMP Focused Session Chair, Wide Bandgap Semiconductors, APS March Meeting, 1999.

        AVS Executive Committee, Electronic and Materials Processing Division, 1999-2000.

        Invited Speaker, 2nd International Conference on Blue Lasers and LEDs, Shiba, Japan,

November, 1998.

        Invited Speaker, XIV Simposio Latinoamericano de Fisica del Estado Solido, Mexico, January 1998.

        International Advisory Committee, II-Workshop on Optoelectronic Materials and their

Applications, University of Havana, Havana, Cuba, November 1998.

        Program Committee, North American MBE Conference, October, 1998.

        Program Committee, North American MBE Conference, October, 1997.

        Co-Chair, Electronic Materials Conference on Wide Bandgap II-VI Compounds, June, 1997.

        Co-Chair, APS March Meeting Session on Wide Bandgap Semiconductors, March, 1997.

        Co-Chair, Workshop on Materials for Photonic Applications, CUNY-CAT, City College, 1996.

        Invited Speaker, Workshop on Future Direction of II-VI Semiconductor Materials and Devices, SUNY Buffalo, NY, August 1996.

        Editor, JEM Special Issue on II-VI Heterostructures for Short Wavelength Emitters,1996.

        Co-Chair, Symposium on the Formation and Properties of Surfaces Interfaces and Thin Films, CASI, City College, 1995.

        Invited Speaker, International Conference on Semiconductor Heteroepitaxy, Montpelier, July 1995.

        Chair, Electronic Materials Conference on Wide Bandgap II-VI Compounds, June 1995.

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Professional Societies:††††

American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, American

Association for the Advancement of Science, Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, American Chemical Society, American Vacuum Society

 

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES/VISITING SCIENTISTS

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Dr. Jose Luis deMiguel, March, 1986-1988††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dr. Francoise Turco, March, 1988-1990

Dr. Ning Dai, November, 1993-December, 1994†††††††††††††††††††††††† Dr. Abdullah Cavus, October, 1994-1997

Dr. Bingxiong Yang, October, 1995 - 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dr. Shiping Guo, March, 1998- present

Dr. Francisco Fernandez, 1996-present

 


STUDENT MENTORING (CUNY)

 

Doctoral: †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Masterís:

 

Linfei Zeng, Elec. Eng., Spring, 1998.††††††††††††††††††† Rhonda Reid, Physics, (CASI) 1995

Wei-Cheng Lin, Physics, Jan. 2000†††††††††††††††††††††† Sheila Seide, Chemistry, 1998

Yuanyuan Luo, Chemistry, current student†††††††††††† Ajanta Bhatacharjee, Chem. Eng., 1999

Oleg Maksimov, Chemistry, current student††††††††† Aadil Elmoumni, Chem. Eng., 1999

Xuecong Zhou, Physics, current student††††††††††††††† Mohammed Shaheed Sheikh, Chemistry, Current Student

 

Undergraduate: †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† High school:

 

Michelle Wright, Chem. Eng., 1994-1996††††††††††††††††††††††††† Barry Davis, (SEED) 1995

Betelhem Shwareegad, Chem. Eng., 1994-1998†††††††††††† Daylene Hunte, (CASI) 1996††††††††††

Wilmert Pereyra, Elec. Eng., 1995-1997†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Patrice Craig, (CASI) 1997

Sam Yip, Chemistry, Spring, 1995.

Farrah Naz, Chem. Eng., 1995-1996

Pia McWilliams , Chem. Eng., 1997-1998

Daylene Hunte, Chemistry, Summer, 1998

Ben Bamba, Chemistry, Fall, 1999

Julissa Matos, Chemical Eng., current student

Wai-Chui Chan, Chemistry, current student

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PRINCIPAL RESEARCH COLLABOARATIONS: (current)

        Gertrude F. Neumark, Columbia University: Non-equilibrium approaches to doping in Wide Bandgap Semiconductors.

        Ying-Chi Chen, Hunter College: Visible light emitters from ZnCdMgSe

        Fred H. Pollak, Brooklyn College: Optical properties of II-VI Compounds, Distributed Bragg Reflectors (DBR)

        Isaac Hernandez-Calderon, CINVESTAV, Mexico: Optical Properties of II-VI Quantum Wells (QW).

        Pedro Diaz Arencibia, Universidad de la Habana, Optical Porperties of II-VI QWs.

        Brian Fitzpatrick, Optical Semiconductors, Inc. Hexagonal II-VI crystals.

 

PATENTS:

††††††††††† "LPE Apparatus with Improved Thermal Geometry" C. L. Reynolds, Jr. and M. C.

Tamargo, Pat.No. 4,470,368. Sept. 1984.

 

††††††††††† "Capping Layer Preventing Deleterious Effects of As-P Exchange" R. Bhat, M.J.S.P.

Brasil, R. E. Nahory, W. E. Quinn and M. C. Tamargo. Pat. No. 5,246,878. Sept. 1993.

 

††††††††††† "Semicondustor Heterostructure Having a Capping Layer Preventing Deleterious Effects

of As-P Exchange" R. Bhat, M.J.S.P. Brasil, R. E. Nahory, W. E. Quinn, M. C. Tamargo. Pat. No. 5,302,847, Sept. 1993.

 

 


COURSES TAUGHT:

        Inorganic Chemistry (Undergraduate) Chem 325

        General Chemistry (First semester) Chem 103.1

        General Chemistry (Second semester) Chem104.1

        Analytical Chemistry (Undergraduate) Chem 243

        Inorganic Chemistry (Doctoral Program) U710