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  • Full Professor, University of Puerto Rico - Humacao, Dept. Physics and Electronics, 2016 - present
  • Tenured Associated Professor, University of Puerto Rico - Humacao, Dept. Physics and Electronics, 2011-2016
  • Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico - Humacao, Dept. Physics and Electronics, 2008-2011.
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Dept. Physics and Astronomy, 2008.
  • Scientist Member of the Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, 2008.
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras, 2008.
  • Fellow of the Princeton Center for Complex Materials Research, Princeton University, 2005-2008.
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, PhD Physics, 2005
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, MSc Physics, 2003.
  • University of Puerto Rico - Humacao, BSc Physics and Electronics, 2001.

Publications (Google Scholar Profile Luis G. Rosa)

42.  Vega, O., Wong, F., Vega, E., Luciano, J., Rdoriguez, S., Pinto, N.J. and Rosa, L.G., "Electronic Transport and Anisotropic Conductivity behavior on PEDOT:PSS Nanoribbons and Nanostructuring Modification by Atomic Force Microscope Nanoshaving", Polymer Sciences, 3, 1-6, (2017).
41.  Furlan, R., Vedrine, J., Rosa, L.G., "Integrating Nanotechnology Courses in the Curriculum of an Associate Degree in Electronics Technology Program", Journal of Nano Education, 8, 140-143, (2016).
40.  Jimenez, K., Luciano, J., Rodriguez, S., Vega, O., Torres, F., Laboy, C., Santana, J., Rosa, L.G., "Surface Shearing Effects on Langmuir - Blodgett Thin Films of P(VDF-TrFE) Ferroelectrics Surface", Ferroelectrics, 482, 1-12 (2015).
39.  Hernandez, D., Cabrera, C.R., Mendez, L., Diaz-Serrano, M., Vega, O., Rosa, L.G., "Oxidized SWCNT chemically attached to a modified copper substrate", Applied Surface Science, 346, 415-422, (2015).
38. Zhang, X; Palamarciuc, T; Letard, JF; Rosa, P; Lozada, EV; Torres, F; Rosa, LG; Doudin, B; Dowben, PA, "The spin state of a molecular adsorbate driven by the ferroelectric substrate polarization", Chem Comm, 502255-2257, (2014). 
37.  Wong, F; Perez, G; Bonilla, M; Colon-Santana, JA; Zhang, X; Sharma, P; Gruverman, A; Dowben, PA; Rosa, LG, "Changing molecular band offsets in polymer blends of (P3HT/P(VDF-TrFE)) poly(3-hexylthiophene) and poly(vinylidene fluoride with trifluoroethylene) due to ferroelectric poling", RSC Advances, 43020-3027, (2014).
36.  Dowben, P; Kunkel, D; Enders, A; Rosa, LG; Routaboul, L; Doudin, B; Braunstein, P, "The Dipole Mediated Surface Chemistry of p-Benzoquinonemonoimine Zwitterions", Topics in Catalycs, 56, 12, 1096-1103, (2013). 
35.  Kong, LM; Routaboul, L; Braunstein, P; Park, HG; Choi, J; Cordova, JPC; Vega, E; Rosa, LG; Doudin, B; Dowben, PA, "Adsorption of TCNQH-functionalized quinonoid zwitterions on gold and graphene: evidence for dominant intermolecular interactions", RSC Advances, 3, 27,10956-10961, (2013). 
34.  Rogerio Furlan, Luis G. Rosa, Josee Vedrine, "Implementing a Training Program for the Nanotechnology Workforce at the University of Puerto Rico", Journal of Nano Education4, 1, (2013).
33.  Omar Vega, David Delgado, Freddy Wong, Rosette Gonzalez, Luis G. Rosa, "Nanoscale Fabrication of the Ferroelectric Polymer Poly(vinylidene fluoride with trifluoroethylene) P(VDF-TrFE) 75:25 Thin Films by Atomic Force Microscope Nanolithography", Scanning, 34,404, (2012).
32.  Omar Vega, Godohaldo Medina, Rogerio Furlan, Ana da Silva, Luis G. Rosa, "Dip Pen Nanolithography Using Polyacrylonitrile Base Ink", ECS Transactions, 49, 241, (2012).
31.  Luis G. Rosa, Julian Velev, Zhengzheng Zhang, Jose Alvira, Omar vega, Gerson Diaz, Lucie Routaboul, Pierre braunstein, Bernanrd Doudin, Yaroslav Losovyj, Peter Dowben, "Approaching an organic semimetal: Electron pockets at the fermi level for a p-benzoquinonemoimine zwitterion", Physica Status Solidi B-Basic Solid State, 249, 1571, (2012).
30.  Lucie Routaboul, Pierre Braunstein, Jie Xiao, Zhengzheng Zhang, Peter Dowben, Guillaume Dalmas, Victor Da Costa, Felix Oliver, Gero Decher, Luis G. Rosa, Bernanrd Doudin, "Altering the Static Dipole on Surface through Chemistry: Molecular Films of Zwitterionic Quinonoids", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 8494, (2012).
29.  Ligmei Kong, Godohaldo Medina, Juan Colon, Freddy Wong, Manuel Bonilla, Daniel Colon, Luis G. Rosa, Lucie Routaboul, Pierre Braunstein, Bernanrd Doudin, Chang Mook Lee, Jaewu Choi, Jie Xiao, Peter Dowben, "Weak screening of large dipolar molecule adsorbed on graphene", Carbon, 50, 1981, (2012). 
28.  Zhengzheng Zhang, Rosette Gonzalez, Gerson Diaz, Luis G. Rosa, Ihor Ketsman, Xin Zhang, Pankaj Sharma, Alexei, Gruverman and Peter Dowben, "Polarization Mediated Chemistry on Ferroelectric Polymer Surfaces", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 13041, (2011).
27.  Carolina Ilie, Luis G. Rosa, Matt Poulsen, James M. Takacs, "Water Adsorption and Subsequent Lattice Changes in the Crystalline Poly(Methyl Vinylidene Cyanide) and in the Ferroelectric Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride with Trifluoroethylene", Integrated Ferroelectrics, 125, 98 (2011).
26.  Zhengzheng Zhang, Jose Alvira, Xenia Barbosa, Luis G. Rosa, Lucie Routaboul, Pierre Braunstein, Bernard Doudin, and Peter A. Dowben, "Lock and Key Adsorption Chemistry: Preferential Absorption of an Isomer of Di-iodobenzene on Molecular Films of Quinonoid Zwitterions", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 2812 (2011).
25.  Luis G. Rosa, Jinyue Jiang, Freddy Wong Li, Jie Xiao, Emmanuel Utreras, Ocelio V. Lima, Jose Alvira, Ya. B. Losovyj and Li Tan, “Franck-Condon Coupling in Anthracene Isomers Self-assembled Layers and Symmetry Effects on the High Resolution Ultraviolet Photoemission Spectra (HRUPS)”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 1015 (2010).
24.  Jie Xiao, Zhengzheng Zhang, Dong Wu, Lucie Routaboul, Pierre Braunstein, Bernard Doudin, Ya.B. Losovyj, Orhan Kizilkaya, Luis G. Rosa, Camelia N. Borca, Alexi Gruverman and Peter A. Dowben, “Interface Interactions Between Quinonoid Zwitterion and Conducting or Insulating Surfaces”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12, 10329 (2010).
23.  Luis G. Rosa and Jian Liang, “Topical Review: Atomic force microscope nanolithography: dip-pen, nanoshaving, Nanografting, tapping mode, electrochemical and thermal nanolithography”, Journal of Condensed Matter Physics21, 483001 (18p) (2009).
22.  Luis G. Rosa, Jinyue Jiang, Ocelio Velima, Jie Xiao, Emmanuel Utreras, Peter A. Dowben and Li Tan, "Selective Nanoshaving of Self-Assembled Monolayer of 2-(4-Pyridylethyl)triethoxysilane", Materials Letters, 63, 961-964, (2009).
21.  Peter A. Dowben, Luis G. Rosa, Carolina Ilie and Jie Xiao, "Adsorbate/Absorbate Interactions with Organic Ferroelectric Polymers", Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 174, 10-21, (2009)
20.  Peter A. Dowben, Luis G. Rosa and Carolina C. Ilie, "Water Interactions with Crystalline Polymers with Large Dipole", Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie-International Journal of Research in Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics, 222, 755-778 (2008).
19.  Jian Liang, Luis G. Rosa, and Giacinto Scoles, "Nanostructuring, Imaging and Molecular Manipulation of Dithiol Monolayers on Au(111) Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy",Journal of Physical Chemistry C. (Journal cover for volume 111, November 22, 2007, Issue: 46). 17275-17284.
18.  Yaroslav Losovyj, Kevin Morris, Luis G. Rosa, John D. Scott and Peter A. Dowben, "High Resolution Photoemission Study of Organic Systems at the CAMD 3m NIM Beamline",Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometer Detectors and Associated Equipment, 582, 258-260, (2007).
17.  Carolina C. Ilie, P.A. Jacobson, I.N. Yakovkin, Luis G. Rosa, Matt Poulsen, D. Sahadeva Reddy, James M. Takacs, and P. A. Dowben, "Activated Water Desorption from Poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)", Journal of Physics Chemistry B, 111, 7742-7746, (2007).
16.  Carolina C. Ilie, P.A. Jacobson, Matt Poulsen, Luis G. Rosa, D. Sahadeva Reddy, James M. Takacs, Stephen Ducharme, and P. A. Dowben, "Angle Resolved Thermal Desorption Studies from Poly(methylvinylidene cyanide) and Poly(vinylideneflouride triflouroethylene)",MRS Symposium Proceeding947, 97-102, (2006) .
15.  P.A. Jacobson, Luis G. Rosa, Kristin Kraemer, Stephen Ducharme, and P.A. Dowben, "Polyvinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene as a reservoir for absorbed water", Materials Letters,61, 1137-1141, (2007).
14.  Jie Xiao, Luis G. Rosa, Matt Poulsen, D-Q Feng, D. Sahadeva Reddy, James M. Tacks, Lei Cai, Jiandi Zhang, Stephen Ducharme and Peter A. Dowben, "Comparison of the electronic structure of two polymers with strong dipole ordering", Journal of Physics Condensed Matter18, L155-L161, (2006).
13.  A.N. Caruso, D.-Q. Feng, Ya.B. Losovyj, D. Shulz, Snjezana Balaz, Luis G. Rosa, A. Sokolov, B. Doudin and P.A. Dowben, "Defect contributions to conductivity in poly(3-hexylthiophene)?", Physica Status Solidi B-Basic Solid State Physics, 243, 1321-1330, (2006).
12.  Luis G. Rosa, P.A. Jacobson, P.A. Dowben, "Evidence for an Influence of Local Dipole Orientation in Thermal Desorption", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 7944-7950, (2006).
11.  K. Park, M.R. Pederson, L.L. Boyer, W.N. Mei, R.F. Sabirianov, X.C. Zeng, S. Bulusu, S. Curran, J. Dewald, E. Day, S. Adenwalla, M. Diaz, Luis G. Rosa, S. Balaz and P.A. Dowben, "Electronic Structure and Vibrational Spectra of B10CBased Clusters and Films",Physical Review B, 73, Art. No. 035109, (2006).
10.  Luis G. Rosa, J. Xiao, Ya.B. Losovyj, Y. Gao, I.N. Yakovkin, X.C. Zeng and P.A. Dowben, "Crystalline Ice Grown on the Surface of the Ferroelectric Polymer Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (70%) and trifluoroethylene (30%)", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 17261-17265, (2005).
9.  C.C. Ilie, S. Balaz, Luis G. Rosa, J. Zhang, P. Lunca-Popa, C. Bianchetti, R. Tittsworth, J.I. Brand, B. Doudin, P.A. Dowben, "The Coadsorption and Interaction of Molecular Icosahedra with Mercury", Applied Physics A-Materials Science and Proceedings, 81, 1613-1618,(2005).
8.  Luis G. Rosa, I.N. Yakovkin and P.A. Dowben, "H/D isotopic exchange in water interactions with the Ferroelectric Copolymer: poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) (70%: 30%)",Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 14189-14197, (2005).
7.  P. Lunca-Popa, J.I. Brand, S. Balaz, Luis G. Rosa, N.M. Boag, Mengjun Bai, B.W. Robertson, and P.A. Dowben, "Evidence for Multiple Polytypes of Semiconducting Boron Carbide (C2B10) from Electronic Structure", Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics, 38, 1248-1252, (2005).
6.  Luis G. Rosa, Ya.B. Losovyj, Jaewu Choi, and P.A. Dowben, "Vibronic Coupling in the Valence Band Photoemission of the Ferroelectric Copolymer: poly(vinylidene fluoride) (70%) and trifluoroethylene (30%)", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 7817-7820, (2005).
5.  David Keith Chambers, Srikanth Karanam, Difei Qi, Sandra Selmic, Ya.B. Losovyj, Luis G. Rosa and P.A. Dowben, "The Electronic Structure of Oriented poly(2-methoxy-5-(2'-ethyl-hexyloxy)-1,4-phenylenevinylene)", Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing, 80,483-488, (2005).
4.  Luis G. Rosa, P.A. Jacobson and P.A. Dowben, "Water adsorption on and desorption from crystalline copolymers of vinylidene fluoride with trifluoroethylene", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 532-535, (2005).
3.  Luis G. Rosa, P.A. Jacobson, Raymond Lemoine and P.A. Dowben, "The Elimination of the Influence of Ambient Environmental Effects on the Structure of Inert Polymers", J. Applied Crystallography, 37, 672-674, (2004).
2.  P.A. Jacobson, Luis G. Rosa, C.M. Othon, Kristin Kraemer, A.V. Sorokin, Stephen Ducharme, and P.A. Dowben, "Water Absorption and Dielectric Changes in Crystalline poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) Copolymers Films", Applied Physics Letters, 84,88-90, (2004).
1.  Y.A. Ovchenkov, H. Geisler, J.M. Burst, S.N. Thornburg, C.A. Ventrice Jr., Chunjuan Zhang, J. Redepenning, Y. Losovyj, Luis Rosa, P.A. Dowben and B. Doudin, "The Electronic Structure of Metal/alkane thiol self assembled monolayers/metal junctions for magnetoelectronics applications", Chemical Physics Leters, 381, 7-13, (2003).