Alina Schimpf

Office: CHB 212


  • 2014 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 2008 B.S. Chemistry, Boise State University, Boise, ID

Awards & Honors

  • 2013 UW Clean Energy Institute Exploratory Fellowship
  • 2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship



Conner, K. P.; Cruce, A. A.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Schimpf, A. M.; Frank, D. J.; Ortiz de Montellano, P.; Atkins, W. M.; Bowman, M. K. "Drug Modulation of Water-Heme Interactions in Low-Spin P450 Complexes of CYP2C9d and CYP125A1." Biochemistry 2015, 54, 1198-1207. (view)

Schimpf, A. M.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Gamelin, D. R. "Surface Contributions to Mn2+ Spin Dynamics in Colloidal Doped Quantum Dots. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 457-463. (view)

Schimpf, A. M.; Lounis, S. D.; Runnerstrom, E. L.; Milliron, D. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Redox Chemistries and Plasmon Energies of Photodoped In2O3 and Sn-Doped In2O3 (ITO) Nanocrystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 518-524. (view)


Goings, J. J.; Schimpf, A. M.; May, J. W.; Johns, R. W.; Gamelin, D. R.; Li, X. "Theoretical Characterization of Conduction-Band Electrons in Photodoped and Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide (AZO) Quantum Dots." J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 26584–26590. (view)

Valdez, C. N.; Schimpf, A. M.; Gamelin, D. R.; Mayer, J. M. "Low Capping Group Surface Density on Zinc Oxide Nanocrystals." ACS Nano 2014, 8, 9463-9470. (view)

Conner, K. P.; Schimpf, A. M.; Cruce, A. A.; McLean, K. J.; Munro, A. W.; Frank, D. J.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Ortiz de Montellano, P.; Bowman, M. K.; Atkins, W. M. "Strength of Axial Water Ligation in Substrate-Free Cytochrome P450s Is Isoform Dependent." Biochemistry 2014, 53, 1428-1434. (view)

Schimpf, A. M.; Thakkar, N.; Gunthardt, C. E.; Masiello, D. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Charge-Tunable Quantum Plasmons in Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals." ACS Nano 2014, 8, 1065-1072. (view)

Cohn, A. W.; Rinehart, J. D.; Schimpf, A. M.; Weaver, A. L.; Gamelin, D. R. "Size Dependence of Negative Trion Auger Recombination in Photodoped CdSe Nanocrystals." Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 353-358. (view)


Rinehart, J. D.; Schimpf, A. M.; Weaver, A. L.; Cohn, A. W.; Gamelin, D. R. "Photochemical Electronic Doping of Colloidal CdSe Nanocrystals." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18782–18785. (view)

Schimpf, A. M.; Gunthardt, C. E.; Rinehart, J. D.; Mayer, J. M.; Gamelin, D. R. "Controlling Carrier Densities in Photochemically Reduced Colloidal ZnO Nanocrystals: Size Dependence and Role of the Hole Quencher." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16569-16577. (view)

De Trizio, L.; Buonsanti, R.; Schimpf, A. M.; Lordes, A.; Gamelin, D. R.; Simonutti, R.; Milliron, D. J. "Nb-Doped Colloidal TiO2 Nanocrystals with a Tunable Infrared Absorption." Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 3383−3390. (view)

Cohn, A. W.; Schimpf, A. M.; Gunthardt, C. E.; Gamelin, D. R. "Size-Dependent Trap-Assisted Auger Recombination in Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 1810−1815. (view)


Schimpf, A. M.; Ochsenbein, S. T.; Buonsanti, R.; Milliron, D. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Comparison of Extra Electrons in Colloidal n-Type Al3+-Doped and Photochemically Reduced ZnO Nanocrystals" Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9352−9354.(view)

Schimpf, A.; Gamelin, D. R. "Thermal Tuning and Inversion of Excitonic Zeeman Splittings in Colloidal Doped CdSe Quantum Dots" J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2012, 3, 1264-1268. (view)