Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Fullerton, Susan
Chem/Petroleum Engineering
Fullerton, Susan
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 907 Benedum Hall
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PhD in Chemical Engineering, Penn State University

BS in Chemical Engineering, Penn State University

2D Materials

Ion gating

Nanoelectronics

Nanoionics

Polymer electrolytes

(2016) The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement award, ORAU ($10,000)

(2009) The Frank J. Padden Jr. Award for "Excellence in Polymer Physics Research" - The American Physical Society.

(2007) General Electric - First Year Faculty for the Future Fellowship in Engineering ($10,000).

(2006) Outstanding Research Presentation: The Larry Duda Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Performance in Chemical Engineering, sponsored by Arkema, Inc. ($3000).

(2006) Travel Award to the Eighth International Conference on Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, IN USA.

(2005) Travel Award to Methods and Applications of Neutron Spectroscopy NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, MD USA.

(2005) Travel Award to the Spallation Neutron Source - High Flux Isotope Reactor Users Meeting Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN USA.

(2004) National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

(2004) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award: The Walter R. and Aura Lee Supina Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering ($2000).

(2003) General Electric - Faculty for the Future Fellowship in Engineering ($5000).

(2003) Marie Underhill Noll Graduate Fellowship in Engineering ($2500).

(2003) The Arthur and Elizabeth Rose Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering ($5000).

(1998) James H. Lum Scholarship in Engineering ($4000).

(1998) Paul Morrow Endowed Scholarship in Engineering ($4000).

 

Wang. W.-H.; Gong, C.; Wang, W.; Kong F.; Kim, H.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; Seabaugh, A.; Cho, K. “Energetics of metal ion adsorption on and diffusion through crown ethers:  first principles study on two-dimensional electrolyte” Solid State Ionics 301, 176-181 (2017)

Fathipour, S.; Pandey, P.; Fullerton-Shirey, S., Seabaugh, A. “Electric-double-layer doping of WSe2 field-effect transistors using polyethylene-oxide cesium perchlorate” J. Appl. Phys. 120, 234902 (2016)

Lin, Z.; McCreary A.; Briggs, N.; Subramanian, S.; Zhang, K.; Sun, Y.; Li, X.; Borys N.J.; Yuan, H.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. Chernikov, A.; Zhao, H.; McDonnell, S.; Lindenberg, A.M.; Xiao, K.; LeRoy B.J.; Drndić, M.; Hwang, J.C.M.; Park, J.; Chhowalla, M.; Schaak, R.E.; Javey, A.; Hersam, M.C.; Robinson, J.; Terrones, M. “2D materials advances: from large scale synthesis and controlled heterostructures to improved characterization techniques, defects and applications” 2D Materials, 3, 042001 (2016).

Park, J.H.; Fathipour, S.; Kwak, I.; Sardashti, K.; Ahles, C.F. Wolf, S.F.; Edmonds, M.; Vishwanath, S.; Xing, H.G.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K.; Seabaugh, A.; Kummel, A.C. “Atomic Layer Deposition of Al2O3 on WSe2 Functionalized by Titanyl Phthalocyanine” ACS Nano, 10 (7), 6888–6896 (2016)

Park, J.H.; Vishwanath, S.; Liu, X.; Zhou, H.; Eichfeld, S.M.; Fullerton-Shirey, S.K. Robinson, J.A.; Feenstra, R.M.; Furdyna, J.; Jena, D.; Xing, H.G.; Kummel, A.C. “Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Air Exposure Effects on Molecular Beam Epitaxy Grown WSe2 Monolayers and Bilayers”  ACS Nano, 10 (4), 4258–4267 (2016) 

Lu, H., Kwak, I., Park, J., O'Neill, K., Furuyama, T., Kobayashi, N., Seabaugh, A., Kummel, A., and Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., 2015, "Solution-Cast Monolayers of Cobalt Crown Ether Phthalocyanine on Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.119, pp. 21992-22000.

Park, J.H., Movva, H.C., Chagarov, E., Sardashti, K., Chou, H., Kwak, I., Hu, K., Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., Choudhury, P., Banerjee, S.K., and Kummel, A.C., 2015, "In-Situ Observation of Initial Stage in Dielectric Growth, and Deposition of Ultrahigh Nucleation Density Dielectric on Two-Dimensional Surfaces," Nano Letters, vol.15, pp. 6626-6633.

Wang, W., Gong, C.Wang, W., Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., Seabaugh, A., and Cho, K., 2015, "First-Principles Study of Crown Ether and Crown Ether-Li Complex Interactions with Graphene," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.119, no.34, pp. 20016-20022.

Xu, H., Kinder, E.W., Fathipour, S., Seabaugh, A.C., and Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., 2015, ""Reconfigurable ion gating of 2H-MoTe2 field-effect transistors using poly(ethylene oxide)-CsClO4 solid polymer electrolyte," ACS Nano, vol.9, no.5, pp. 4900-4910.

Khan, A.A., Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., and Howard, S.S., 2014, "Easily prepared ruthenium-complex nanomicelle probes for two-photon quantitative imaging of oxygen in aqueous media," RSC Advances, vol.5, pp. 291-300.

Schaetzl, D.M., Li, P., Chaudhari, N., Bernstein, G.H., and Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., 2014, "Magnetic alignment of gamma (core) - alpha (shell) Fe2O3 nanorods in a solid polymer electrolyte for Li-ion batteries," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.118, no.33, pp. 18836-18845.

Elliot, L.C., Jing, B., Akgun, B., Zhu, Y., Bohn, P.W., and Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., 2013, "Loading and distribution of a model small molecule drug in poly(N-isopropyl-acrylamide) brushes a neutron reflectometry and AFM study," Langmuir, vol.29, no.10, pp. 3259-3268.

Do, N.S., Schaetzl, D.M., Dey, B., Seabaugh, A.C., and Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., 2012, "Influence of Fe2O3 nanofiller shape on the conductivity and thermal properties of solid polymer electrolytes: nanorods versus nanospheres," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.116, no.40, pp. 21216-21223.

Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., Ganapatibhotla, V.N., Shi, W., and Maranas, J.K., 2011, "Influence of humidity and crystallization time on the ionic conductivity of nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes," Journal of Polymer Science B, vol.49, no.21, pp. 1496-1505.

Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., and Maranas, J.K., 2010, "Structure and mobility of PEO/LiClO4 solid polymer electrolytes filled with Al2O3 nanoparticles," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol.114, no.20, pp. 9196-9206.

Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., and Maranas, J.K., 2009, "Effect of LiClO4 on the structure and mobility of PEObased solid polymer electrolytes," Macromolecules, vol.42, no.6, pp. 2142-2156.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2005, "A molecular dynamics study of the structural dependence of boron oxide nanoparticles on shape," Nano Letters, vol.5, no.2, pp. 363-368.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2004, "A molecular interpretation of vitreous boron oxide dynamics," Journal of Chemical Physics, vol.121, no.7, pp. 8562-8570.

Fullerton-Shirey, S.K., and Maranas, J.K., "Molecular Mobility and Ion Transport in Solid Polymer Electrolytes For Lithium Batteries," NIST Center for Neutron Research 2009 Annual Report, vol.1105, pp. 32-33.

 

Invited:  The Pennsylvania State University - Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Polymer Physics Seminar Series "Polymer electrolytes for exploring transport in two-dimensional materials for electronics”  Fullerton, S.K. January 30th, 2017, University Park, PA, USA. Oral.

Invited:  University of California at Berkeley - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science “Using ions to control transport in two-dimensional materials for electronics” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. November 16th, 2016, Berkeley, CA, USA. Oral. 

Invited: Science 2016: Game Changers - University of Pittsburgh “Using ions to control transport in two-dimensional materials for electronics” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. October 20th, 2016, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Oral. 

Invited: Tec Talk, Micron Technology, Inc. “Polymer/semiconductor electric double layers for memory and selectors” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. and Alan Seabaugh, September 30th, 2016, Boise, ID. Oral.

Invited:  CMOS Emerging Technologies Research “Using ions to control transport in 2D materials for low-power transistors and memory” Fullerton Shirey, S.K., May 27th, 2016, Montreal Canada. Oral. 

Invited:  The Pennsylvania State University, 4th Annual Workshop on 2D materials - Graphene and Beyond: From Atoms to Applications “Nanoionic two-dimensional memory” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. May 10th, 2016, University Park, PA, USA. Oral. 

Invited: Innovation in Materials, 2016, sponsored by PPG Industries “Using ions to control transport in two-dimensional materials for electronics” Fullerton Shirey, S.K., May 5, 2016, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Oral. 

Invited: Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting “2D Electrolytes for the Development of 2D Crystal Memory” Fullerton Shirey, S.K., Xu, K.; Lu, H.; Wang, W.; Kim, H.; Kwak, I.; Cho, K.; Kummel, A.C.; Seabaugh, A. Session: Novel Materials for End-of-Roadmap Devices in Logic, Power and Memory, March 30th 2016, Phoenix, AZ, USA. Oral. 

Invited: University of Pittsburgh - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering “Fieldcontrolled ion gating of two-dimensional crystals for logic and memory” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. November 4, 2015. Oral. 

Invited:  Carnegie Mellon University - 2D Materials Center “Ion gating of 2D materials for logic and memory” Fullerton Shirey, S.K. September 16, 2015. Oral.

Fullerton, S., 2015, "Engineering ion-electron transport for low-power, two-dimensional electronics," University of California Riverside - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Fullerton, S., 2015, "Engineering ion-electron transport for low-power, two-dimensional electronics," University of Pittsburgh - Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Fullerton, S., 2015, "Engineering ion-electron transport for low-power, two-dimensional electronics," West Virginia University - Department of Chemical Engineering.

Fullerton, S., Lu, H., Wang, W., Kim, H., Kwak, I., Furuyama, T., Kobayashi, N., Cho, K., Kummel, A., and Seabaugh, A., 2015, "Nanometer-thick Ion Conductors for 2D Crystal Memory," 57th Electronic Materials Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Fullerton, S., Lu, H., Wang, W., Kim, H., Kwak, I., Furuyama, T., Kobayashi, N., Cho, K., Kummell, A., and Seabaugh, A., 2015, "Nanometer-thick Ion Conductors for 2D Crystal Memory," US - EU Workshop on 2D Layered Materials and Devices, Arlington, VA, USA.

2015, "Reconfigurable p-n junction formation and bandgap opening in bilayer graphene using polyethylene oxide and CsClO4 solid polymer electrolyte," 73rd Device Research Conference, Columbus, OH, USA.

Kinder, E., and Fullerton, S., 2015, "Ion-Locking Method for Doping Atomically-Thin Transistors," 11th International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation, Fukouka-city, Fukouka, Japan.

Kinder, E., and Fullerton, S., 2015, "PVA:LiClO4: a robust, high Tg polymer electrolyte for adjustable ion gating of 2D materials," American Physical Society, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Li, H.M., Bourdon, B., Lin, Y.C., Robinson, J., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2015, "Dynamics of Ion-Gating 2D Crystals Using a Solid Polymer Electrolyte," American Physical Society, Antonio, TX, USA.

Li, H.M., Bourdon, B., Lin, Y.C., Robinson, J., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2015, "Temperature dependence of ion transport in solid polymer electrolytes for electrostatic gating of 2D crystals," The 2nd Muju International Winter School Series (MIWS2-2015), Muju Deogyusan Resort, Republic of Korea.

Park, J.H., Kwak, I., Choudhury, P., Sardashti, K., Prakash, H.C., Banerjee, S., Fullerton, S., and Kummel, A., 2015, "Self Assembled Ordered Phthalocyanine Monolayers on 2D Semiconductors for Sub-nanometer Dielectrics ALD Nucleation," Spring MRS meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Seabaugh, A., Appenzeller, J., Asbeck, P., Chen, Z., Cho, K.J., Datta, S., Feenstra, R., Fay, P., Fullerton, S., Hock, A., Hu, S., Javey, A., Jenna, D., Keller, S., Kim, M., Klimeck, G., Kummel, A., Mayer, T., Narayanan, V., Niemier, M., Robinson, J., Salahuddin, S., Stemmer, S., and Van de Walle, C., 2015, "STARnet Center for Low Energy Systems Technology," 11th International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation, Fukouka-city, Fukouka, Japan.

Fullerton, S., 2014, "Field-controlled ion doping of transition metal dichalcogenide FETs and two-dimensional ion-graphene memory," STARnet Accel eWorkshop.

Fullerton, S., 2014, "Field-controlled ion gating for low power transistors and graphene memory," University of Minnesota - Materials Research Science and Engineering Center.

Hwang, W.S., Fathipour, S., Seabaugh, A., Xing, H., Fullerton, S., and Jena, D., 2014, "Two-Dimensional Crystal Semiconductors for Beyond Si Technology," 2014 Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR), Incheon/Seoul, South Korea..

Khan, A.A., Ahmed, T., Vigil, G.D., Fullerton, S., and Howard, S.S., 2014, "Photophysical properties of novel Ru-complex probes for two-photon dissolved oxygen imaging," CLEO: 2014, San Jose, CA, USA.

Kinder, E., Lu, H., Hwang, W.S., Cho, B.J., Hong, S.K., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2014, "Field-Controlled Ion Doping of Graphene," 225th ECS meeting, Orlando, FL, USA.

Kinder, E., Yan, R., Xing, H., and Fullerton, S., 2014, "Field-Effect Doping of MoS2 Using a Solid Polymer Electrolyte," 225th ECS meeting, Orlando, FL, USA.

Kwak, I., Park, J.H., Movva, H.C., Kinder, E., Lu, H., Akinwande, D., Seabaugh, A., Fullerton, S., Banerjee, S., and Kummel, A., 2014, "Graphene Transfer Using Sacrificial PIB Layer onto 1nm Al2O3/TiOPc/ Graphene Gate Stacks," Spring MRS meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Schaetzl, D., Li, P., Bernstein, G.H., and Fullerton, S., 2014, "Magnetic Alignment of Gamma (core)/Alpha (shell) Fe2O3 Nanorods in a Solid Polymer Electrolyte," 225th ECS meeting, Orlando, FL, USA.

Seabaugh, A., Lu, H., Ma, N., Fathipour, S., Kinder, E., Sabnis, S., Xu, H., Asghari Heidarlou, M., Hwang, W.S., Fullerton, S., and Jena, D., 2014, "Materials Challenges for Steep Subthreshold- Swing Transistors," 2014 Collaborative Conference on Materials Research (CCMR), Incheon/Seoul, South Korea.

Wang, W., Gong, C., Fullerton, S., and Seabaugh, A., 2014, "First Principles Study on Crown Ether and Crown Ether-Li Complex Interactions with Graphene," Spring MRS meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Xu, H., Kinder, E., Fathipour, S., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2014, "Reconfigurable Ion Doping in 2H-MoTe2 Field-Effect Transistors Using PEO:CsClO4 Electrolyte," ISCS 2014 The 41st International Symposium on Compound Semiconductor, Montpellier, France.

Do, N.S., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2013, "Influence of nanofiller shape and aspect ratio on the ionic conductivity and thermal properties of solid polymer electrolytes for rechargeable Li-ion batteries," 55th Electronic Materials Conference, Notre Dame, IN, USA.

Khan, A.A., DeLeon, E.R., Ahmed, T., Fullerton, S., Olson, K.R., and Howard, S.S., 2013, "Chemical Probes for Two-Photon Bioimaging Based on Surfactant Nanomicelles and Ormosil PEB-BLEs," CLEO: 2013, San Jose, CA, USA.

Lu, H., Kinder, E., Vahala, J., Hwang, W.S., Gong, C., Cho, K., Hong, S.K., Cho, B.J., Fullerton, S., and Seabaugh, A., 2013, "Low-Voltage Nonvolatile Graphene Memory Based on Ion Transport," INC 9, Berlin, Germany.

Schaetzl, D., Li, P., Bernstein, G.H., Seabaugh, A., and Fullerton, S., 2013, "Aligning high-aspect-ratio nanofillers in solid polymer electrolytes for Li-ion batteries," 55th Electronic Materials Conference, Notre Dame, IN, USA.

Do, N.S., Schaetzl, D., Dey, B., Seabaugh, A.C., and Fullerton, S., 2012, "Influence of Fe2O3 nanofiller shape on the conductivity and thermal properties of solid polymer electrolytes: nanorods versus nanospheres," Gordon Research Conference - Batteries, Ventura, CA USA.

Elliott, L.C., Jing, B., Akgun, B., Zhu, Y., Bohn, P.W., and Fullerton, S., 2012, "Small molecule drug loading and distribution in poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brushes and its effect on the lower critical solution temperature a neutron reflectometry and AFM study," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.

Fullerton, S., Do, S., Schaetzl, D., Dey, B., and Seabaugh, A.C., 2011, "Improving conductivity in solid polymer electrolytes using oxide nanorods," 220th ECS Meeting, Boston, MA USA.

Dey, B., Do, S., Schaetzl, D., Seabaugh, A.C., and Fullerton, S., 2011, "Conductivity improvement in nanorod-filled solid polymer electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries," American Chemical Society (ACS) Central Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Do, S., Schaetzl, D., Dey, B., Seabaugh, A.C., and Fullerton, S., 2011, "Influence of metal oxide nanofillers on the ionic conductivity of solid polymer electrolytes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries," Institute for Nanoelectronics, Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM), Munich, Germany.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2010, "Polymer mobility of nanoparticle- filled Solid Polymer Electrolytes using Neutron Scattering," American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS), Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2010, "Structure and mobility of PEO-based Solid Polymer Electrolytes," 2010 National Academies Panel on Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2009, "Structure and mobility of PEO-based Solid Polymer Electrolytes," NSF Review: Center for High Resolution Neutron Scattering, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2009, "The effect of LiClO4 on the structure and mobility of PEO-based solid polymer electrolytes," Frank J. Padden Jr. Award Symposium, American Physical Society, Pittsburgh, PA USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2007, "Influence of humidity and crystallization time on the ionic conductivity of nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes," American Physical Society, Denver, CO USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2006, "PEO mobility in nanoparticle-filled polymer electrolytes as measured by neutron scattering," American Physical Society, Baltimore, MD USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2006, "PEO mobility in solid polymer electrolytes as a function of nanoparticle concentration as measured by quasi-elastic neutron scattering," Gordon Research Conference - Polymer Physics, New London, CT USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2005, "PEO mobility in nanoparticle-filled polymer electrolytes as measured by neutron scattering," American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Cincinnati, OH USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2005, "Simulations of amorphous nanoparticles: the effect of shape on surface structure and subsequent interactions with the surroundings," American Physical Society, Los Angeles, CA USA.

Fullerton, S., and Maranas, J.K., 2003, "A molecular interpretation of vitreous boron oxide dynamics," American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA USA.

Fathipour, S., Xu, H., Kinder, E., Fullerton, S., and Seabaugh, A., "Investigation of aging and restoration of polyethylene-oxide cesium-perchlorate solid polymer electrolyte used for ion doping of a WSe2 field-effect transistor," 72nd Device Research Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.

 

Fullerton, S., and Seabaugh, A.C., 2014, "Single transistor random access memory using ion storage in two-dimensional crystals," 14/213310.