Andrew Hunter Davis
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Location: Syracuse, NY, USA
School: Syracuse University
Field of Study: Chemistry

Andrew Hunter Davis

Andrew Hunter Davis
208 Sedgwick St., Apt. A, Syracuse, NY 13203 | Phone:------------ | Email: ------------

Summary
 Materials chemist with 4+ years research experience on the development of two-dimensional nanomaterials.
 Additional 2+ years’ experience developing single-molecule magnetic structures for data storage applications.
 Current author of 13 peer-reviewed publications.
 Mentor of 3 graduate, 7 undergraduate, and 1 high school students while working in the Zheng Lab.

Education
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA [Graduation: May 2016]
Major: Bachelor of Science in ACS Certified Chemistry
Overall GPA: 3.30/4.00; Major GPA: 3.06/4.00
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY [Expected Graduation: Spring 2021]
Degree: Doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry
Overall GPA: 3.82/4.00

Research Experience
Research Associate for Single Molecule Magnetism Studies [February 2014 – May 2016]
Faculty advisor: Dr. Thaddeus T. Boron III, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
 Synthesis of single-molecule magnet structures in a metallocrown framework for data storage applications.
 Self-assembly wet chemistry, magnetic susceptibility, and gravimetric measurements
Research Associate for Two-dimensional (2D) Nanomaterial Studies [December 2016 – Present]
Faculty advisor: Dr. Weiwei Zheng, Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University
 Synthesis and characterization of 2D II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals
 Synthesis, assembly, and direct manipulation of 1D and 2D all-inorganic perovskite nanomaterials.

Publications
[13] Davis, A. H.; Zheng, W.* Discrete composition control of two-dimensional morphologic all-inorganic metal halide perovskite nanocrystals. J. Energy Chem. 2020. (Invited review article for the special issue “JEC Emerging Investigator”)
[12] Davis, A. H.; Hofman, E.; Chen, K.; Li, Z-J.; Khammang, A.; Zamani, H.; Franck, J. M.; Maye, M. M.; Meulenberg, R. W.; Zheng, W., Exciton Energy Shifts and Tunable Dopant Emission in Manganese Doped Two-Dimensional CdS/ZnS Core/Shell Nanoplatelets. Chem. Mater. 2019. 31 (7), 2516-2523.
[11] Li, B.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, S.; Ahmad, Z.; Chidanguro, T.; Davis, A. H.; Simon, Y. C.; Gb, X.; Zheng, W.; Pradhan, N.; Dai, Q. Spontaneously Supersaturated Nucleation Strategy for High Reproducible and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells. Chem. Eng. J. 2020, 405, 126998.
[10] Hofman, E.; Khammang, A.; Wright, J. T.; Li, Z. J.; McLaughlin, P. F.; Davis, A. H.; Franck, J. M.; Chakraborty, A.; Meulenberg, R. W.; Zheng, W., Decoupling and Coupling of the Host-Dopant Interaction by Manipulating Dopant Movement in Core/Shell Quantum Dots. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11 (15), 5992-5999.
[9] Li, Z. J.; Li, S. Y.; Davis, A. H.; Hofman, E.; Leem, G.; Zheng, W. W., Enhanced singlet oxygen generation by hybrid Mn-doped nanocomposites for selective photo-oxidation of benzylic alcohols. Nano Res. 2020, 13 (6), 1668-1676.
[8] Li, Z.-J.; Li, S.; Hofman, E.; Davis, A. H.; Leem, G.; Zheng, W., Visible-light induced disproportionation of pyrrole derivatives for photocatalyst-free aryl halides reduction. Green Chem. 2020, 22 (6), 1911-1918.
[7] Hills-Kimball, K.; Pérez, M. J.; Nagaoka, Y.; Cai, T.; Yang, H.; Davis, A. H.; Zheng, W.; Chen, O., Ligand engineering for Mn2+ doping control in CsPbCl3 perovskite nanocrystals via a quasi-solid-solid cation exchange reaction. Chem. Mater. 2020, 32 (6), 2489-2500.
[6] Yuan, Y.; Zhu, H.; Nagaoka, Y.; Tan, R.; Davis, A. H.; Zheng, W.; Chen, O., Reversible Photo-Switching of Dual-Color Fluorescent Mn-Doped CdS-ZnS Quantum Dots Modulated by Diarylethene Molecules. Front. Chem. 2019, 7 (145), 145.
[5] Li, Z. J.; Hofman, E.; Davis, A. H.; Khammang, A.; Wright, J. T.; Dzikovski, B.; Meulenberg, R. W.; Zheng, W. W., Complete Dopant Substitution by Spinodal Decomposition in Mn-Doped Two-Dimensional CsPbCl3 Nanoplatelets. Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (18), 6400-6409.
[4] Li, Z.-J.; Hofman, E.; Davis, A. H.; Maye, M. M.; Zheng, W., General Strategy for the Growth of CsPbX3 (X = Cl, Br, I) Perovskite Nanosheets from the Assembly of Nanorods. Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (11), 3854-3860.
[3] Li, Z.-J.; Hofman, E.; Li, J.; Davis, A. H.; Tung, C.-H.; Wu, L.-Z.; Zheng, W., Photoelectrochemically Active and Environmentally Stable CsPbBr3/TiO2 Core/Shell Nanocrystals. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28 (1), 1704288.
[2] Li, Z. J.; Hofman, E.; Blaker, A.; Davis, A. H.; Dzikovski, B.; Ma, D. K.; Zheng, W., Interface Engineering of Mn-Doped ZnSe-Based Core/Shell Nanowires for Tunable Host-Dopant Coupling. ACS Nano 2017, 11 (12), 12591-12600.
[1] Boron, T. T., 3rd; Lutter, J. C.; Daly, C. I.; Chow, C. Y.; Davis, A. H.; Nimthong-Roldan, A.; Zeller, M.; Kampf, J. W.; Zaleski, C. M.; Pecoraro, V. L., The Nature of the Bridging Anion Controls the Single-Molecule Magnetic Properties of DyX4M 12-Metallacrown-4 Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (20), 10597-10607.

Presentations and Posters
[10] Enormous exciton energy shifts and tunable dopant emission in manganese doped two-dimensional CdS/ZnS core/shell nanoplatelets. Poster Presentation: The 42nd ACS Northeastern Regional Meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY, June 23-26 (2019)
[9] Tunable Emission of Manganese Doped Two-Dimensional CdS/ZnS Core/Shell Nanoplatelets Poster Presentation: 2019 Syracuse Chemistry Graduate Student Poster Competition at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. (2019)
[8] Manganese Doped Two-Dimensional CdS/ZnS Core/Shell Nanoplatelets Poster Presentation: 256th ACS national meeting on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Beyond in Boston, MA. (2018)
[7] Manganese Doped Two-Dimensional CdS/ZnS Core/Shell Nanoplatelets Poster Presentation: 2018 Syracuse Chemistry Graduate Student Poster Competition at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. (2018)
[6] Mn2+ Doped Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Quantum Nanoplatelets Poster Presentation: 2017 Syracuse Chemistry Graduate Student Poster Competition at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. (2019)
[5] The Exploration of Single-Molecule Magnetic Properties of a Family of [LnIII4MnIII4] (LnIII = YIII, DyIII, HoIII, ErIII) Compounds Oral Presentation: The Symposium for Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. (2016)
[4] The Exploration of Nano-magnetic Properties Presented in a Family of Lanthanide Containing [LnIII4MnIII4] (LnIII = YIII, DyIII, HoIII, ErIII) Compounds Poster Presentation: The 30th annual National Conference of Undergraduate Research Symposium at UNC in Ashville, NC. (2016)
[3] Exploration of Single-Molecule Magnetic Properties Presented in a Family of Lanthanide Variant [LnIII4MnIII4] (LnIII = YIII, DyIII, HoIII, ErIII) Compounds Poster Presentation: 2016 ACS Student Member Symposium at the University of Duquesne in Pittsburgh, PA (2016)
[2] Exploration of Single-Molecule Magnetism of a Family of [LnIII4MnIII4] (LnIII=YIII, DyIII, HoIII, ErIII) Poster Presentation: ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advanced of Inorganic Chemistry: Symposium (Presented in Honor of Vincent Pecoraro); Serve as a co-author/researcher (2016)
[1] Exploration of Nano-Magnetism Presented in a Family of [LnIII4MnIII4] (LnIII=YIII, DyIII, HoIII, ErIII) Compounds Poster Presentation: UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium at UMBC in Baltimore, MD (2015)

Grants and Awards
 SURE Grant Recipient for the Study of Nano-Magnetism in Lanthanide Containing Metallacrown Structures,
Co-Author: Dr. Thaddeus T. Boron, III (2015)
 Recipient of the Paul Johnson Scholarship for Student Engagement (Two-Year Recipient, 2015-2016)
 Recipient of the Second-place award for best poster at the Syracuse Chemistry Graduate Student Poster competition for the poster titled Mn Doped 2-Dimensional Semiconductor Nanoplatelets (2017)
 Recipient of the First-place award for best poster at the Syracuse Chemistry Graduate Student Poster competition for the poster titled Manganese Doped 2-Dimensional CdS/ZnS Core/shell Nanoplatelets (2018)
 Recipient of the Syracuse University Summer Dissertation Fellowship (2020)
Related Experience
SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY, Slippery Rock, PA [August 2013 – May 2016]
Teaching and Lab Assistant
 Ensure the safety of laboratory students, while being a presence of acquired knowledge.
 Prepare and test reagents, materials, equipment, and instrumentation for both General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry laboratories.
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, NY [August 2016 – Present]
Teaching and Research Assistant
 Present information using a lecture styled methodology in a clear and concise manner.
 Serve as a resource for the benefit of student understanding and application of a general array of chemical properties, theorems, and concepts, while ensuring student safety.
 Research individual project and maintain laboratory, including instrument and equipment upkeep, inventory, safety, chemical storage, and mentoring less experienced colleagues.