Dale L. Huber

Scientist, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
Science Thrust: Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials

Phone: 505-844-9194
Fax: 505-284-7778

PO Box 5800 MS 1304                                                           
Sandia National Laboratories                                                  
Albuquerque, NM  87111-1304


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Education and Training

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Chemistry, B.A., 1995
Graduate: University of Connecticut, Polymer Science, Ph.D., 2000


Dale’s research is centered around the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials.  There is a particular emphasis on inorganic nanoparticles and polymeric nanofilms, and nanocomposites formed from these building blocks.  Current activities include the synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles including iron, iron oxides and alloys, surface initiated polymerizations, synthesis of novel surfactants, thermally responsive polymeric materials, nanocomposites, and a range of self-assembly phenomena.Selected Publications:

Selected Publications

  • Self-assembly in a mixed polymer brush with inhomogeneous grafting density composition. Hur, S.-M., Frischknecht, A.L., Huber, D.L., and Fredrickson, G.H., Soft Matter, 2013. 9(22): p. 5341-5354.
  • Reversible Control of Electrochemical Properties Using Thermally-Responsive Polymer Electrolytes. Kelly, J.C., Pepin, M., Huber, D.L., Bunker, B.C., and Roberts, M.E., Advanced Materials, 2012. 24(7): p. 886-9.
  • Size Effects in the Electrochemical Alloying and Cycling of Electrodeposited Aluminum with Lithium. Hudak, N.S. and Huber, D.L., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2012. 159(5): p. A688-A695.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Titania-Graphene Nanocomposites.  Lambert, T.N., Chavez, C.A., Hernandez-Sanchez, B., Lu, P., Bell, N.S., Ambrosini, A., Friedman, T., Boyle, T.J., Wheeler, D.R., and Huber, D.L., Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009. 113(46): p. 19812-19823.
  • Synthesis, properties, and applications of iron nanoparticles. Huber, D.L., Small, 2005. 1(5): p. 482-501.
  • Programmed adsorption and release of proteins in a microfluidic device. Huber, D.L., Manginell, R.P., Samara, M.A., Kim, B.I., and Bunker, B.C., Science, 2003. 301(5631): p. 352-354.

Selected User Projects:

  • Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Biomagnetic Imaging, Edward R. Flynn, Senior Scientific.
  • Application of the Nanoparticle Synthesis Discovery Platform to magnetic nanoparticle synthesis, J. Ping Liu, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Magnetically Targeted Therapeutics, Alex Harel, NanoMed Targeting Systems.