The research in our group is organized around three main projects: 1) nanoscale materials and devices, 2) biological surfaces and interfaces, and 3) nanotribology, with the overarching goal of developing custom engineered surfaces and interfaces. research overview

Group News

  • Dr. Batteas has been elected Vice Chair of the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Division. (read more)
  • Dr. Batteas named Inaugural Holder of Wayne Goodman Professorship. (read more)
  • Quentarius Moore was awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support his research. (read more)
  • Dr. Batteas was honored by Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students with a 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching at a ceremony held in Rudder Theater on April 24, 2017. (read more)
  • Dr. Batteas named Texas A&M Science Associate Dean for Research in January, 2017. (read more)
  • Meagan Elinski is a 2017 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship recipient. (photo)
  • Dr. Batteas received a Presidential Award for Service to NOBCChE and the STEM Community at the 42nd Annual "Bridging Generations Through STEM" National Conference held in Orlando, Florida September 22-26, 2015. (photo)
  • Dr. Batteas has joined the Advisory Board for ACS Central Science, a new open-access journal from the American Chemical Society featuring interdisciplinary research. (read more)