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Steven M. Winder

503 Onteora Blvd.

Asheville, NC  28803


cell:  (803)351-5756


Research Interests

                 carbon materials synthesis,  graphite crystal growth



                  UHV (Ultra-High Vacuum) system design and assembly

                QCM (Quartz Crystal Microbalance) implementation

                STM (Scanning Tunneling Microscopy) in air and UHV

                SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)

                Electronic circuit design and assembly



                  North Carolina State University                      2003                        PhD        Physics

                North Carolina State University                      1998                        MS          Physics

                University of North Carolina, Asheville           1993                        BS           Physics


Academic and Professional Experience

                  Spring 1992                           Participant in Science & Engineering Research Semester

                                                                                at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

                Fall 1993-Spring 1994           Research Assistant, NCSU Precision Engineering Center

                Fall 1994-Spring 1996           Teaching Assistant, NCSU Physics Department

                Fall 1996-Spring 1998           Research Assistant, NCSU Optics Laboratory

                Fall 1998-Fall 2002               Research Assistant, Nanoscale Tribology Laboratory

       Spring 2003-Spring 2005      Research Assistant, USC Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Columbia



                National Merit Scholarship Recipient               Fall 1989-Spring 1993

                NC School of Science & Math Graduate         1989


Professional Activities

                   American Physical Society member since 1992

                American Vacuum Society member since 1999


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