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Jennifer Shusterman, Ph.D.

Nuclear and Radiochemistry

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B.S. Tufts University
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Postdoc Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Research Summary:

The research in the Shusterman lab is focused on the investigation of isotope production pathways, materials for heavy metal separations, and radiochemical measurements of nuclear reaction properties for application to the nuclear fuel cycle, medicine, forensics and fundamental nuclear science.

Selected Publications:

“Organic Layer Formation and Sorption of U(VI) on Acetamide Diethylphosphonate-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica" E.C. Uribe, H.E. Mason, J. A. Shusterman, and W. W. Lukens, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46.

“Probing the interaction of U(VI) with phosphonate-functionalized mesoporous silica using solid-state NMR spectroscopy" E.C. Uribe, H.E. Mason, J. A. Shusterman, A. Bruchet, and H. Nitsche, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45.

“Development and Testing of Diglycolamide Functionalized Mesoporous Silica for Soprtion of Trivalent Actinides and Lanthanides" J. A. Shusterman, H.E. Mason, J. Bowers, A. Bruchet, E.C. Uribe, A. B. Kersting,and H. Nitsche, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7.

“Analysis of Trivalent Cation Complexation to Functionalized Mesoporous Silica using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy" J. Shusterman, H. Mason, A. Bruchet, M. Zavarin, A.B. Kersting, and H. Nitsche, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43.