Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Jennifer Shusterman

Postdoctoral Appointment
Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division

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Ph.D. Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
B.S. Chemistry/ Engineering Science
Tufts University

Research Interests

Separation development particularly aimed at f-elements, nuclear forensics, actinide interactions with engineered materials, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to probe behavior of metals at solid interfaces.

Honors and Awards

  • DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship, 2011-2015
  • Darleane Hoffman Graduate Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, 2014

Selected (Recent) Publications

"Development and Testing of Diglycolamide Functionalized Mesoporous Silica for Sorption of Trivalent Actinides and Lanthanides" J. A. Shusterman, H. Mason, J. Bowers, A. Bruchet, E. Uribe, A. B. Kersting, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (37), 20591-20599.

"Analysis of Trivalent Cation Complexation to Functionalized Mesoporous Silica using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy" J. Shusterman, H. Mason, A. Bruchet, M. Zavarin, A.B. Kersting, and H. Nitsche, Dalton Transactions, 2014, 43, 16649-16658.

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