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Hannes C. Schniepp

2014–2015 Guest Professor — Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Department of Materials Science (D-MATL)

Host: Prof. André Studart
2014– Associate Professor — The College of William & Mary
Department of Applied Science,   Nanomaterials & Imaging Lab
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2008–2014 Assistant Professor — The College of William & Mary
Department of Applied Science, Nanomaterials & Imaging Lab
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2004–2008 Associate Research Scholar — Princeton University
Chemical Engineering Department
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2004 Dr. sc. nat. — Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
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1999 Dipl. Phys. — Universität Konstanz, Germany
Physics Department
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Contact Information

Office:McGlothlin–Street Hall 328
Phone: (757) 221-2559
Fax: (757) 221-2050
E-mail: schniepp@wm.edu
Home Page: http://schniepp.org


[26] Small (2014) — Cui, Oyer, Glover, Schniepp & Adamson
"Large Scale Thermal Exfoliation and Functionalization of Boron Nitride"
[25] Adv. Materials (2013) — Schniepp*, Koebley & Vollrath
"Brown Recluse Spider's Nanometer Scale Ribbons of Stiff Extensible Silk"
[24] Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Implants (2012) — Rapuano, Hackshaw, Schniepp & MacDonald
"Effects of Coating a Titanium Alloy with Fibronectin on the Expression of Osteoblast Gene Markers in the MC3T3 Osteoprogenitor Cell Line"
Cited 6 times
[23] J. Mater. Chem. (2012) — Cai, Thorpe, Adamson & Schniepp*
"Methods of Graphite Exfoliation"
Cited 37 times
[22] J. Phys. Chem. C (2012) — Glover, Adamson & Schniepp*
"Charge-Driven Selective Adsorption of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate on Graphene Oxide Visualized by Atomic Force Microscopy"
Cited 6 times
[21] Nano LIFE (2012) — Li, Schniepp, Aksay & Car
"Phonon-Induced Anisotropic Dispersion Forces On A Metallic Substrate"
[20] J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2012) — Oyer, Carrillo, Hire, Schniepp, Asandei, Dobrynin & Adamson
"Stabilization of Graphene Sheets by a Structured Benzene/Hexafluorobenzene Mixed Solvent"
Cited 19 times
[19] Biomacromolecules (2012) — Greving, Cai, Vollrath & Schniepp*
"Shear-Induced Self-Assembly of Native Silk Proteins into Fibrils Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy"
Cited 23 times
[18] Macromolecules (2011) — Glover, Cai, Overbeek, Kranbuehl & Schniepp*
"In Situ Reduction of Graphene Oxide in Polymers"
Cited 22 times
[17] J. Appl. Polym. Sci. B (2011) — Kranbuehl, Cai, Glover & Schniepp*
"Measurement of the interfacial attraction between graphene oxide sheets and the polymer in a nanocomposite"
Cited 7 times
[16] Coll. Surf. B (2011) — MacDonald, Rapuano & Schniepp
"Surface oxide net charge of a titanium alloy: Comparison between effects of treatment with heat or radiofrequency plasma glow discharge"
Cited 12 times
[15] AIP Conf. Proc. (2010) — Cai, Glover, Wallin, Kranbuehl & Schniepp*
"Direct Measurement of the Interfacial Attractions between Functionalized Graphene and Polymers in Nanocomposites"
Cited 3 times
[14] Appl. Opt. (2010) — Fang, Punckt, Leung, Schniepp & Aksay
"Tuning of structural color using a dielectric actuator and multifunctional compliant electrodes"
Cited 11 times
[13] ACS Nano (2008) — Schniepp, Kudin, Li, Car & Aksay
"Bending Properties of Single Functionalized Graphene Sheets Probed by Atomic Force Microscopy"
Cover Story.   Cited 80 times
[12] Langmuir (2008) — Murira, Punckt, Schniepp, Khusid, & Aksay
"Inhibition and Promotion of Copper Corrosion by CTAB in a Microreactor System"
Cited 11 times
[11] J. Phys. Chem C (2008) — Schniepp, Shum, Saville & Aksay
"Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Rough Surfaces"
Cited 13 times
Orientational Order
[10] Nature Nanotechnol. (2008) — Ramanathan, Abdala, Stankovich, Dikin, Herrera-Alonso, Piner, Adamson, Schniepp, Chen, Ruoff, Nguyen, Aksay, Prud'homme & Brinson
"Functionalized graphene sheets for polymer nanocomposites."
Cited 1097 times
[9] Langmuir (2008) — Schniepp, Saville & Aksay
"Tip-Induced Orientational Order of Surfactant Micelles on Gold."
Cited 5 times
Tip-induce order
[8] Nano Letters (2008) — Kudin, Ozbas, Schniepp, Prud’homme, Aksay & Car
"Raman spectra of graphite oxide and functionalized graphene sheets"
Cited 1001 times
[7] Chem. Mater. (2007) — McAllister, Li, Adamson, Schniepp, Abdala, Liu, Herrera-Alonso, Milius, Car, Prud’homme & Aksay
"Single Sheet Functionalized Graphene by Oxidation and Thermal Expansion of Graphite"
Cover story.
Cited 1237 times
[6] J. Phys. Chem. B (2007) — Schniepp, Shum, Saville & Aksay
"Surfactant Aggregates at Rough Solid–Liquid Interfaces"
Cited 15 times
[5] J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2006) — Schniepp, Saville & Aksay
"Self-Healing of Surfactant Surface Micelles on Millisecond Time Scales"
Cited 20 times
Featured in Nature Materials (October 2006).
Fast Surfactant Dynamics
[4] J. Phys. Chem. B (2006) — Schniepp, Li, McAllister, Sai, Herrera-Alonso, Adamson, Prud’homme, Car, Saville & Aksay
"Functionalized Single Graphene Sheets Derived from Splitting Graphite Oxide"
Cited 1390 times
Functionalized Graphene
[3] Phys. Rev. Lett. (2006) — Saville, Chun, Li, Schniepp, Car & Aksay
"Orientational Order of Molecular Assemblies on Inorganic Crystals"
Cited 14 times
[2] Opt. Lett. (2003) — Rogobete, Schniepp, Sandoghdar & Henkel
"Spontaneous emission in nanoscopic dielectric particles"
Cited 24 times
[1] Phys. Rev. Lett. (2002) — Schniepp & Sandoghdar
"Spontaneous Emission of Europium Ions Embedded in Nanoscopic Dielectric Media"
Cited 79 times
Spontaneous Emission

Research Activities at Previous Institutions

2004–2008 Postdoctoral position — Princeton University, Chemical Engineering Department
Supervisors: Prof. Ilhan Aksay and Prof. Dudley Saville
A) Self-assembly and self-healing at the molecular scale 
B) Graphene-based nano-materials
C) Nanoscopic building blocks of bio-materials
D) Advancement of scanning probe techniques
1999–2004 Ph.D. thesis — Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
Supervisor: Prof. Vahid Sandoghdar
A) Optical investigation and spectroscopy of single nanoparticles 
B) Developing combined optical and scanning probe tools
C) Application of optical and scanning probe tools in biophysics

1998–1999 Diploma thesis — Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek
A) Light–Matter interaction at the nanoscale 
B) Tools for optical investigation of single particles
1997 Summer scholarship — Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek 
Topic:  "Nano-structuring of WO3 coated glass surfaces" with hydrogen gas by means of pulled micro-/nano-pipettes.