Jeannine Szczech

Jeannine R. Szczech
Graduate Student, Materials Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Biographical Sketch
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chemistry, 2005
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005-2010

My research interests include materials which have applications in photovoltaic and thermoelectric devices. This research is currently focused on the synthesis and characterization of transition metal silicide nanostructures, including chromium, iron and manganese silicides.

Selected Publications and Presentations

1) Szczech, Jeannine R.; Jin, Song; Epitaxially-hyperbranched FeSi Nanowires Exhibiting Merohedral Twinning J. Mater. Chem., (2010), published online DOI: 10.1039/b917032d
2) Nelson, C. A.; Szczech, J. R.; Xu, Q.; Lawrence, M. J., Jin, S.; Ge, Y.; Mesoporous Metal Oxide Nanomaterials Effectively Enrich Phosphopeptides for Mass Spectrometry-based Phosphoproteomics Chem. Commun. (2009) 6607-6609
3) Szczech, Jeannine R.; Schmitt, Andrew L.; Bierman, Matthew J.; Jin, Song.  “Single-Crystal Semiconducting Chromium Disilicide Nanowires Synthesized via Chemical Vapor Transport”.    Chemistry of Materials,  19(13),  3238-3243, 2007.
4) Szczech, Jeannine; Jin, Song.   “Synthesis, characterization and physical properties of chromium disilicide nanowires”.    Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007.
5) Zhou, Feng; Szczech, Jeannine; Pettes, Michael T.; Moore, Arden L.; Jin, Song; Shi, Li.   “Determination of Transport Properties in Chromium Disilicide Nanowires via Combined Thermoelectric and Structural Characterizations”.    Nano Letters,  7(6),  1649-1654, 2007.
6) Jin, Song; Schmitt, Andrew; Zhu, Lei; Song, Yipu; Szczech, Jeannine.   “Synthesis, characterization and physical properties of transition metal silicide nanowires”.    Abstracts of Papers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sept. 10-14, 2006.
7) Walz, Kenneth A.; Szczech, Jeannine R.; Suyama, Amy N.; Suyama, Wendy E.; Stoiber, Lucas C.; Zeltner, Walter A.; Armacanqui, M. Edgar; Anderson, Marc A.   “Stabilization of iron(VI) ferrate cathode materials using nanoporous silica coatings”.    Journal of the Electrochemical Society,  153(6),  A1102-A1107, 2006.
8) Walz, Kenneth A.; Handrick, Aaron; Szczech, Jeannine R.; Stoiber, Lucas C.; Suyama, Amy N.; Suyama, Wendy E.; Zeltner, Walter A.; Johnson, Christopher S.; Anderson, Marc A.   “Evaluation of SiO2 and TiO2 coated BaFeO4 cathode materials for zinc alkaline and lithium non-aqueous primary batteries”.    Journal of Power Sources,  167(2),  545-549, 2007.