Barry Cheung.

Associate Professor


514A Hamilton Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-5172
  • Postdoctoral Staff Member, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • A.M., Harvard University
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Research Interests
  • Design and synthesis of nanomaterials by abstracting efficient designs from nature
  • Self-assembly of biomimic nanomaterials
Selected Publications
  • “Structure–activity relationship of nanostructured ceria for the catalytic generation of hydroxyl radicals” T.J. Fisher, Y. Zhou, T.-S. Wu, M. Wang, Y.-L. Soo, and C.L. Cheung. Nanoscale, 11, 4552-4561 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/c8nr09393h
  • “Ozone-mediated synthesis of ceria nanoparticles” A. Bhalkikar, T.-S. Wu, C.M. Marin, T.J. Fisher, M. Wang, I.H. Wells, A. Sarella, Y.-L. Soo, and C.L. Cheung. Nanoscale 10, 9822-9829 (2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8nr01971a
  • "Kinetic and mechanistic investigations of the direct synthesis of dimethyl carbonate from carbon dioxide over ceria nanorod catalysts", C.M. Marin, L. Li, A. Bhalkikar, J.E. Doyle, X.C. Zeng, and C.L. Cheung. J. Catal. 340, 295-301 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2016.06.003
  • "One-pot conversion of cellobiose to mannose using a hybrid phosphotungstic acid-cerium oxide catalyst", Z.C. Gernhart, A. Bhalkikar, J.J. Burke, K.O. Sonnenfeld, C.M. Marin, R. Zbasnik, and C.L. Cheung. RSC Adv. 5, 28478-28486 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/c5ra02645h
  • "Crystalline α-Sm2S3 nanowires: Structure and optical properties of an unusual intrinsically degenerate semiconductor", C.M. Marin, L. Wang, J.R. Brewer, W.N. Mei, and C.L. Cheung. J. Alloy. Compd. 563, 293-299 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.02.082