Burda Research Group

Outreach and Services


University and Departmental Services:

2005-present    Director, Analytical Core Facility for Nanomaterials, CASE
2004-present    Member, CASE Comprehensive Cancer Center, CASE School of Medicine
2004-2007    Co-Founder, Cleveland NanoCrystals Inc. through CASE Technology Ventures
2003-present    Member, Nanotechnology Steering Committee, CASE
2003    Member, Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Chemistry, CASE
2002-2007    Chemistry Department Representative, NSF-MSP, CASE
2002-present    Co-Director, Center for Chemical Dynamics (CCD), CASE
2001-present    Member, Undergraduate Recruiting Committee, Department of Chemistry, CASE
2001-present     Advisor for ~12 chemistry undergraduate and graduate students, CASE

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K-12 Outreach Programs in Cleveland:

2003-present    Outreach Spectroscopy Lectures/Shows to Cleveland Elementary Schools
2003-present    Talks in public libraries to children and parents on spectroscopy and nanoscience
2002-present    Teaching & Course Development, Summer School for Cleveland High School Teachers (NSF-MSP)
2002-present    High School Visits and Lectures on Nanoscience and Chemistry

Proposal Reviewer for: NSF, ACS-PRF, DOE, DOD, NIH

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Editorial Review for Journals:

Editorial Board Member (since 2002), International Journal of Nanotechnology
Chairman and Proceedings Reviewer, SPIE-Optics and Photonics (2005)
Reviewer for Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Advanced Materials, Chemistry of Materials, Photochemistry and Photobiology, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Inorganic Chemistry, Angewandte Chemistry, etc.

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Other Academic Services:

2005    Organizer and Co-Chair of the 2005 Conference on "Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials IV", SPIE Meeting, San Diego, CA
1999     Co-organizer and Secretary for the IUPAC Workshop on Advanced Materials, Hong Kong, China

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