Nancy Ruzycki

Research: Calorimetric and Structural studies of metals on oxide substrates Adsorption of Pd particles on CeO2 (111) and sintering behavior studied by STM, XPS and LEIS

 

Publications

  1. S. Ushiroda, N. Ruzycki, Y. Lu, M. T. Spitler and B. A. Parkinson, Dye Sensitization of the Anatase (101) Single Crystal Surface by a Series of Dicarboxylated Thiacyanine Dyes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005.
  2. G.S. Herman, Z. Dohnalek, N. Ruzycki and U. Diebold, Experimental Investigation on the Interaction of Water and Methanol with Anatase-TiO2(101), Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 107, 2788 , 2003.
  3. N. Ruzycki, G.S. Herman, L.A Boatner and U. Diebold, Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy Study of the TiO2 Anatase (100) Surface, Surface Science Letters, 529,1-2, L239, 2003.
  4. U. Diebold, N. Ruzycki,, G.S. Herman, A. Selloni, One Step Towards Bridging the Materials Gap: Surface Studies of TiO2 Anatase, Catalysis Today, 85, 93, 2003.
  5. S. Itza-Ortiz, D.L. Ederer,T. M. Schuler, N. Ruzycki,J. S. Jiang and S. D. Bader, Model study of soft x-ray spectroscopy techniques for observing magnetic circular dichroism in buried SmCo magnetic films, Journal of Applied Physics, 93, 2002, 2003.
  6. J. Tang, J. Dai, K. Wang, W. Zhou, N. Ruzycki and U. Diebold, Current-controlled channel switching and magnetoresistance in an Fe3C island film supported on a Si substrate, Journal of Applied Physics, 91, 8411, 2002.
  7. T. M. Schuler, D. L. Ederer, N. Ruzycki, G. Glass, W. A. Hollerman, A. Moewes, M. Kuhn and T. A. Callcott, Diffusion of TiN into aluminium films measured by soft x-ray spectroscopy and Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A., 19, 2259, 2001.
  8. T. M. Schuler, D. L. Ederer, N. Ruzycki, G. Glass, W. A. Hollerman, A. Moewes, M. Kuhn and T. A. Callcott, Diffusion of TiN into aluminium films measured by soft x-ray spectroscopy, AIP Conference Proceedings, 576, 548, 2001.
  9. S. A. Chambers, S. Thevuthasan, R. F. C. Farrow, R. F. Marks, J. U. Thiele, L. Folks, M. G. Samant, A. J. Kellock, N. Ruzycki, D. L. Ederer and U. Diebold, Epitaxial growth and properties of ferromagnetic Co-doped TiO2 anatase, Applied Physics Letters, 79, 3467, 2001.
  10. W. Hebenstreit, N. Ruzycki, G. S. Herman, Y. Gao and U. Diebold, Scanning tunnelling microscopy investigation of the TiO2 anatase (101) surface, Physics Review B, 62, R16334, 2000. 1999
  11. W. A. Hollerman, G. A. Glass and N. Ruzycki, Acceleration of 100 keV protons using a 5SDH-2 Pelletron, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 430, 570, 1999.
  12. Lithium Adsorption on MgO(100): Calorimetric Energies and Structure, J. A. Farmer, N. Ruzycki, J. F. Zhu and C. T. Campbell, Physical Review B 80, art. no. 035418 (2009), 8 pages.
  13. Ca Adsorption on MgO(100):  Energetics, Structure and Role of Defects, J. F. Zhu, J. A. Farmer, N. Ruzycki, L. Xu; C. T Campbell and G. Henkelman, Journal of the American Chemical Society 130, 2314-22 (2008).
  14. Adsorption Energy, Growth Mode and Sticking Probability of Ca on Poly(methyl methacrylate) Surfaces with and without Electron Damage, J. Zhu, P. Goetsch, N. Ruzycki and C. T. Campbell, Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 6432 -6441 (2007).

Awards

  1. NBPTS Physics AYA (2011)
  2. Hero in the classroom (2010)
  3. Faculty Excellence Award MSE UFL (2014)

 

Presentations


Talks

  1. American Vacuum Society Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 2004, Dye-Sensitization studies on TiO2 single crystal: anatase (101) and rutile (110), N. Ruzycki, S. Ushiroda, J. Irby, Y. Lu, M. T. Spitler and B. A. Parkinson.
  2. American Physics Society Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2002, Focus Session:Surface Morphology Study of Co-doped anatase films grown on various substrates by OPA-MBE, N. Ruzycki, D.L. Ederer, U. Diebold, S. A. Chambers, S. Thevuthasan, R. F. C. Farrow, R. F. Marks, J. U. Thiele, L. Folks, M. G. Samant, A. J. Kellock.
  3. American Physics Society Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 2002, Focus Session: Polarization dependent X-ray absorption spectroscopy of the TiO2 polymorphs anatase (001) and Rutile (001), N. Ruzycki, D.L. Ederer, U. Diebold,G. P. Zhang, T. A. Callcott, P. Nachimuthu, R. C. C. Perera.
  4. American Vacuum Society Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, 2001, Surface Investigations of TiO2 anatase (101), N. Ruzycki, W. Hebenstreit, D.L. Ederer, U. Diebold, G.S. Herman, Z. Dhonalek, M. A. Henderson.

Posters

  1. American Chemistry Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2003, Petroleum Chemistry Division, Surface Studies of Anatase (100)-TiO2,, N. Ruzycki, U. Diebold, G.S. Herman, L. A. Boatner.
  2. Tulane University Engineering Forum, New Orleans, LA, 2002, Epitaxial growth and morphology of ferromagnetic Co-doped TiO2 anatase, N. Ruzycki, S.A. Chambers, R. F. C. Farrow, U. Diebold.
  3. International Workshop on Oxide Surfaces (IWOX 2), 2001, Taos, NM, Soft X-ray spectroscopy study of single crystal rutile and anatase, N. Ruzycki, D. L. Ederer, U. Diebold, G. S. Herman, Y. Gao, T. A. Callcott.

 

 

 

Nancy Ruzycki

Contact Info:

Position: Faculty Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Laboratories, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,

Location: University of Florida

Office: 150 Rhines Hall

Phone: (352) 846-2991

Email: nruzycki@mse.ufl.edu

  • Ph. D., 2003, Tulane University
  • Research Interests: Engineering Education, characterization techniques, surface physics, solid state devices, dye-sensitized solar cells.

 

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