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Aristides Marcano Olaizola, PhD

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CV

DSU NSF INCLUDES Program

Education

Master of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (With Honors), Moscow State
University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1977).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Moscow State
University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1980).

Research Interests/Area

Applied and nonlinear optics, fluorescence, Raman, absorption spectroscopy, thermal lensing spectroscopy, characterization of dye solutions, nonlinear optical effects in absorption and fluorescence of dye solutions, high sensitivity detection system and measurement of ultra-low absorption, fiber optics sensors, four-wave mixing and polarization spectroscopy of dye solutions, nonlinear dynamic induced by lasers in liquids, characterization of photo-sensitizers and photodynamic therapy studies.

Professional Memberships

  • Optical Society of America

Publications (latest)

  1. D. H. Kingsley, R. Kuis, R. Perez, I. Basaldua, P. Burkins, A. Marcano, and A. Johnson, “Oxygen-dependent laser inactivation of murine norovirus using visible light lasers”, Virology Journal 15:117 (2018). DOI:10.1186/s12985-018-1019-2.
  2. A. Marcano O., “Photothermal determination of absorption and scattering spectra of silver nanoparticles”, Applied Spectroscopy, 72(2): 234:240 (2018). DOI: 10.1177/0003702817738056.
  3. A. Marcano, G. Gwanmesia, and B. Workie, “Photothermal Mirror Method for the Study of Thermal Diffusivity and Thermo-Elastic Properties of Opaque Solid Materials”, International Journal of Thermophysics, 38:136 (2017); DOI: 10.1007/s10765-017-2276-9.
  4. M. Hlaing, B. Gebear-Eigzabher, A. Roa, A. Marcano, D. Radu and C. Lai, “Absorption and scattering cross section extinction values of silver nanoparticles”, Optical Materials, 58, 439-444 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2016.06.013.
  5. D. Pokrajac, A. Lazarevic, V. Kecman,  A. Marcano, Y. Markushin, T. Vance, N. Reljin , S. McDaniel, and N. Melikechi, “Automatic Classification of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Data of Protein Biomarkers “, Applied Spectroscopy, 68 (9), 1067-1075 (2014). DOI: 10.1366/14-07488.
  6. S. Alvarado, E. Marin, A. Calderon and A. Marcano, “Improvement of an optical fiber sensor for the detection of low concentrations of solutes using the photothermal effect”, Thermochimica Acta, 593, 12-15 (2014) (online August 13, 2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.tca.2014.08.012.
  7. A. Marcano, G. Gwanmesia, M. King and D. Caballero; “Determination of thermal diffusivity of opaque materials using the photothermal mirror method,” Opt. Eng., 53(12), 127101 (2014). DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.53.12.127101.
  8. A. Marcano O., S. Alvarado, J. Meng, D. Caballero, E. Marin and R. Edziah, “White Light Photothermal lens spectrophotometer for determination of absorption in scattering samples”, Applied Spectroscopy, 68 (6), 680-685, June  2014. DOI: 10.1366/13-07385.
  9. A. Marcano O., Isaac Basaldua, Aaron Villette, Raymond Edziah, Jinjie Liu, Omar Ziane, and Noureddine Melikechi, “Photothermal lens spectrometry measurements in highly turbid media”, Appl. Spectros. 67 (9), 1013-1018,  2013. DOI: 10.1366/12-06970.

Awards (active)

  1. NSF HBCU “Excellence in Research: Investigation of Enhancer-Free Photogenerated Singlet Oxygen.” Role: PI. Awarded $ 498,372, period covered: 09/01/2018-08/30/2021.
  2. “NSF INCLUDES DDLP: Expanding Diversity in Energy and Environmental Sustainability through the creation of learning opportunities for minority students in the Mid-Atlantic region.” Role: PI. Awarded, $ 298,592, period covered: 09/15/2017-09/14/2019.
  3. NSF HBCU, “Targeted Infusion Project: A MakerLab at Delaware State University, Role Co-PI. Total awarded $399,672. Period covered: October 2017-09/01/2020.
  4. DoD HBCU/MI (BAA) W911NF-16-R-002, proposal No 70490-RT-REP:  “Chemical and Electrical Properties Mapping by Nano FT-IR”. $ 497,700. September 2017-August 2018, Role Co-PI.
  5. NSF CREST HRD-1242067 (2012-2017) National Science Foundation: “Center for Research and Education in Optical Sciences and Applications: Promoting Scientific Discoveries, technological Advances, and STEM Education”. Role: Co-PI. 4,996,693USD.

Teaching (latest)

  • Theoretical and Experimental Research (PHYS 418)
  • Introduction to Research (PHYS 451)
  • Sound and Acoustics (PHYS 141)
  • Probability (MTSC 341)
  • Applications of Spectroscopy (CHEM 519)
  • Advanced Probability Theory (MTSC 541)
  • Principles of Lasers and Optical Devices (PHYS 605)
Dr. Aristides Marcano working in the Laboratory of Quantum Optics at Delaware State University.
Dr. Aristides Marcano working in the Laboratory of Quantum Optics at Delaware State University.
Visiting Scholar from Brazil Marcenilda Lima working in the laboratory of Quantum Optics at Delaware State University
Visiting Scholar from Brazil Marcenilda Lima working in the laboratory of Quantum Optics at Delaware State University
Undergraduate student Azael Roa working on the 3D printing facility
Undergraduate student Azael Roa working on the 3D printing facility