Chemistry

Carla Swearingen Conducting ResearchDr. Carla Swearingen is involved in an ongoing research project surrounding nanotechnology. Specifically creating and modifying gold nanotubes in order to detect low levels of environmental contaminants.

Students are mentored by Dr. Swearingen as they conduct all the lab work for the research. As they grow in experience they are allowed to develop their own individual research projects, and continue to receive guidance from the professor.