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Susan Fullerton

Susan Fullerton

Research Asssistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Research Assistant Professor
College of Engineering

Email: sfullert@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-1367

Office: 317 Cushing Hall


B.S. Pennsylvania State University, 2002 (Chemical Engineering)

Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 2009 (Chemical Engineering)


Dr. Susan Fullerton joined Notre Dame in Fall 2009 after completing her Ph.D. at Penn State University in Chemical Engineering. Susan's dissertation was titled "A unified approach to understanding conductivity enhancement in nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries." She conducted a portion of her research at the NIST Center for Neutron Research in Gaithersburg, MD.  Susan was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and in 2009 she was awarded the Frank J. Padden Jr. Award for Excellence in Polymer Physics Research by the American Physical Society.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Research Interests: Assembling polymer-based nanostructures for energy harvesting and storage.  Using polymer electrolytes for 2D nanoelectronic devices. Investigating the molecular-level structure and mobility of polymer-based nanomaterials using neutron scattering.


ND Researchers Receive Grant to Develop Two-Dimensional Memory

July 17, 2014

The National Science Foundation’s “Grant Opportunities of Academic Liaison with Industry” (GOALI) program has awarded Notre Dame faculty members Susan Fullerton and Alan Seabaugh $368,000 to develop a new device that relies on the movement of ions to control electron transport in graphene—a single layer of carbon atoms

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