Scott Saavedra

Professor Emeritus - Retired
General People Photo

Chemical Sciences Building, Room 128

Degrees and Appointments 

  • B.S., 1981, University of Maryland (Biochemistry)
  • Ph.D., 1986, Duke University (Analytical Chemistry)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1989-1991, Duke University (Biomedical Engineering)

Specialties: Bioanalytical, Biophysics, Energy Science, Instrument Development, Materials and Polymer Chemistry, Protein and Membrane Biochemistry, Spectroscopy/Molecular Structure, Surface and Solid State

Research and Publications

Research Description

The multidisciplinary research activities of our group are organized around several overlapping themes: new biointerfaces and thin film biomaterials for molecular device technologies such as chemical and biochemical sensing, new supramolecular assemblies for solar capture and energy conversion, and the development of novel surface spectroscopies and molecular devices based on optical waveguides.