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Stephen H. Foulger, Ph.D.

Stephen H. Foulger Gregg-Graniteville Endowed Chair and Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Bioengineering
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, MIT 1996

Research Interests
Colloids for passive and active light management
Colloid-based nanostructured materials
Novel routes for colloid synthesis

Office Advanced Materials Research Laboratory 213
Phone 864-656-1045

Optoelectronic Colloids

Theranostic Colloids: Soft-Matter Colloids for Imaging, Therapy

Multifunctional Nanoparticles: Biological Applications
Protein inhibition for enhanced apoptosis in cancer cells
Protein-activated fluoroprobes for imaging and photodynamic therapy
Enzyme harvesting through rational design of ligands

Device development through optoelectronic colloids
Particle-based organic light-emitting memory and photovoltaic devices
Rational design, synthesis of optoelectronic monomers and polymers
Printing polymeric light-emitting and photovoltaic devices

Single Particle devices
Intraparticle energy transfer for environmentally sensitive emission
Charge migration in hole and electron-transporting single particles
Click chemistry for surface modification of sub-100 nm particles