Dr. Emily McLaurin

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University
Kansas State faculty page
McLaurin lab page

e-mail: mclaurin@ksu.edu


  • 2011-2013 Post-Doc, University of Washington, Seattle, WA with Prof. Daniel Gamelin
  • 2011 Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA with Prof. Daniel G. Nocera
  • 2005 B.S., University of California San Diego with Prof. Cliff Kubiak

Awards & Honors

  • 2006-2007 Corning Fellowship
  • 2005 Joseph E. Mayer Award for outstanding research in chemistry
  • 2004 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (with Prof. Jin Zhang, UC Santa Cruz)



McLaurin, E. J.; Bradshaw, L. R.; Gamelin, D. R. "Dual-Emitting Nanoscale Temperature Sensors." Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 1283-1292.(view)

McLaurin, E. J.; Fataftah, M. S.; Gamelin, D. R. "One-step synthesis of alloyed dual-emitting semiconductor nanocrystals." Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 39−41. (view)


Bradshaw, L. R.; Hauser, A.; McLaurin, E. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Luminescence Saturation via Mn2+-Exciton Cross Relaxation in Colloidal Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals." J. Phys. Chem. C., 2012, 116, 9300-9310. (view)


McLaurin, E. J.; Vlaskin, V. A.; Gamelin, D. R. "Water-Soluble Dual-Emitting Nanocrystals for Ratiometric Optical Thermometry." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 14978–14980. (view)


Winter, M. B.; McLaurin, E. J.; Reece, S. Y.; Olea, C.; Nocera, D. G.; Marletta, M. A. “Ruthenium-Based Proteins for Sensing O2J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 5582-5583.


McLaurin, E. J.; Greytak, A. B.; Bawendi, M. G.; Nocera, D. G. “Two-Photon Absorbing Nanocrystal Sensors for Ratiometric Detection of Oxygen” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12994-13001. (view)


Stires, J. C.; McLaurin, E. J.; Kubiak, C. P. “Infrared spectroscopic determination of the degree of charge transfer in complexes of TCNE with methyl-substituted benzenes” Chem. Comm., 2005, 28, 3532-3534. (view)