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Conrad Stoldt
Alumnus - Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph. D.  Physical Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, (1999)
B.S. Department of Chemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, (1994)


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Current Position:

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado
Campus Box 427
Boulder, CO 80309-0427
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Surface and Interface Physics: homoepitaxy and heteroepitaxy of metals and semiconductors; atomic and electronic structure; tribology; self-assembly; metal/semiconductor interface; gas/fullerene interface.
Surface Dynamics: dynamics of gas-surface interaction; chemisorption; etching and roughening; relaxation and reconstruction.
Semiconductors: vacuum and aqueous surface chemistry; atomic-scale manipulation of surface chemical, electrical, and mechanical properties.
Micromachining and Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS): surface and interfacial phenomena, surface engineering, material integration.
Biomaterials: in vivo surface chemistry; material properties of bioglasses, calcium phosphate ceramics, and titanium-based metals.

 Focus of Postdoctoral Project:
New Surface Coatings and Structural Materials for MEMS; Surface Tribology of C60 and SiC Thin Films