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Dale L. Huber

Dale Huber

Phone (505) 844-9194


  • CINT
  • Synthesis
  • Property Measurements


Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials


Ph.D., Polymer Science, University of Connecticut, Polymer Science, 2000

B.A., Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 1995


Professional Appointments

Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories 10/2005 - present

Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories 2/2002 - 10/2005

Post-doctoral Associate, Sandia National Laboratories 2/2000 – 2/2002



Price, A.D. and Huber, D.L., Controlled polymer monolayer synthesis by radical transfer to surface
immobilized transfer agents. Polymer Chemistry, 2013. 4(5): p. 1565-1574.

Ogunyankin, M.O., Huber, D.L., Sasaki, D.Y., and Longo, M.L., Nanoscale Patterning of Membrane-
Bound Proteins Formed through Curvature-Induced Partitioning of Phase-Specific Receptor Lipids.
Langmuir, 2013. 29(20): p. 6109-6115.

Monson, T.C., Venturini, E.L., Petkov, V., Ren, Y., Lavin, J.M., and Huber, D.L., Large
enhancements of magnetic anisotropy in oxide-free iron nanoparticles. Journal of Magnetism and
Magnetic Materials, 2013. 331: p. 156-161.

Monson, T.C., Rodriguez, M.A., Leger, J.L., Stevens, T.E., and Huber, D.L., A simple low-cost
synthesis of brookite TiO2 nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Research 2013. 28(3): p. 348-353.

Monson, T.C., Ma, Q., Stevens, T.E., Lavin, J.M., Leger, J.L., Klimov, P.V., and Huber, D.L.,
Implication of Ligand Choice on Surface Properties, Crystal Structure, and Magnetic Properties of
Iron Nanoparticles. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 2013. 30(3): p. 258-265.

Hur, S.-M., Frischknecht, A.L., Huber, D.L., and Fredrickson, G.H., Self-assembly in a mixed
polymer brush with inhomogeneous grafting density composition. Soft Matter, 2013. 9(22): p. 5341-5354.

Butler, K.S., Lovato, D.M., Adolphi, N.L., Belfon, R., Fegan, D.L., Monson, T.C., Hathaway, H.J.,
Huber, D.L., Tessier, T.E., Bryant, H.C., Flynn, E.R., and Larson, R.S., Development of
antibody-tagged nanoparticles for detection of transplant rejection using biomagnetic sensors. Cell Transplantation, 2013.

Taylor, R.M., Huber, D.L., Monson, T.C., Esch, V., and Sillerud, L.O., Structural and magnetic
characterization of superparamagnetic iron platinum nanoparticle contrast agents for magnetic
resonance imaging. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2012. 30(2).

Price, A.D., Hur, S.-M., Fredrickson, G.H., Frischknecht, A.L., and Huber, D.L., Exploring Lateral
Microphase Separation in Mixed Polymer Brushes by Experiment and Self-Consistent Field Theory
Simulations. Macromolecules, 2012. 45(1): p. 510-524.

Hudak, N.S. and Huber, D.L., Size Effects in the Electrochemical Alloying and Cycling of
Electrodeposited Aluminum with Lithium. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2012. 159(5): p. A688-A695.

Cheng, G., Datta, S., Liu, Z., Wang, C., Murton, J.K., Brown, P.A., Jablin, M.S., Dubey, M.,
Majewski, J., Halbert, C.E., Browning, J.F., Esker, A.R., Watson, B.J., Zhang, H., Hutcheson, S.W.,
Huber, D.L., Sale, K.L., Simmons, B.A., and Kent, M.S., Interactions of Endoglucanases with
Amorphous Cellulose Films Resolved by Neutron Reflectometry and Quartz Crystal Microbalance with
Dissipation Monitoring. Langmuir, 2012. 28(22): p. 8348-8358.

Armijo, L.M., Brandt, Y.I., Mathew, D., Yadav, S., Maestas, S., Rivera, A.C., Cook, N.C., Withers,
N.J., Smolyakov, G.A., Adolphi, N.L., Monson, T.C., Huber, D.L., Smyth, H.D.C., and OsiƄski, M.,
Iron Oxide Nanocrystals for Magnetic Hyperthermia Applications. Nanomaterials, 2012. 2(2): p. 134-146.

Taylor, R.M., Huber, D.L., Monson, T.C., Ali, A.-M.S., Bisoffi, M., and Sillerud, L.O.,
Multifunctional iron platinum stealth immunomicelles: targeted detection of human prostate cancer cells using both fluorescence and magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2011. 13(10): p.4717-4729.

Liu, Y., Hudak, N.S., Huber, D.L., Limmer, S.J., Sullivan, J.P., and Huang, J.Y., In Situ
Transmission Electron Microscopy Observation of Pulverization of Aluminum Nanowires and Evolution
of the Thin Surface Al2O3 Layers during Lithiation–Delithiation Cycles. Nano Letters, 2011. 11(10): p. 4188-94.

Hur, S.-M., Frischknecht, A.L., Huber, D.L., and Fredrickson, G.H., Self-consistent field
simulations of self- and directed-assembly in a mixed polymer brush. Soft Matter, 2011. 7(19): p. 8776-8788.

Hathaway, H.J., Butler, K.S., Adolphi, N.L., Lovato, D.M., Belfon, R., Fegan, D., Monson, T.C.,
Trujillo, J.E., Tessier, T.E., Bryant, H.C., Huber, D.L., Larson, R.S., and Flynn, E.R., Detection
of breast cancer cells using targeted magnetic nanoparticles and ultra-sensitive magnetic field
sensors. Breast Cancer Research, 2011. 13(5): p. R108.

Adolphi, N.L., Huber, D.L., Bryant, H.C., Monson, T.C., Fegan, D.L., Lim, J., Trujillo, J.E.,
Tessier, T.E., Lovato, D.M., Butler, K.S., Provencio, P.P., Hathaway, H.J., Majetich, S.A., Larson,
R.S., and Flynn, E.R., Characterization of single-core magnetite nanoparticles for magnetic imaging
by SQUID relaxometry. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2010. 55(19): p. 5985-6003.

Lambert, T.N., Chavez, C.A., Hernandez-Sanchez, B., Lu, P., Bell, N.S., Ambrosini, A., Friedman,
T., Boyle, T.J., Wheeler, D.R., and Huber, D.L., Synthesis and Characterization of Titania-Graphene
Nanocomposites. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009. 113(46): p. 19812-19823.

Adolphi, N.L., Huber, D.L., Jaetao, J.E., Bryant, H.C., Lovato, D.M., Fegan, D.L., Venturini, E.L.,
Monson, T.C., Tessier, T.E., Hathaway, H.J., Bergemann, C., Larson, R.S., and Flynn, E.R.,
Characterization of magnetite nanoparticles for SQUID-relaxometry and magnetic needle biopsy.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2009. 321(10): p. 1459-1464.

Martin, J.E., Venturini, E.L., and Huber, D.L., Giant magnetic susceptibility enhancement in field-
structured nanocomposites. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2008. 320(18): p.

Bunker, B.C., Huber, D.L., Kushmerick, J.G., Dunbar, T., Kelly, M., Matzke, C., Cao, J.G.,
Jeppesen, J.O., Perkins, J., Flood, A.H., and Stoddart, J.F., Switching surface chemistry with
supramolecular machines. Langmuir, 2007. 23(1): p. 31-34.
Huber, D.L., Synthesis, properties, and applications of iron nanoparticles. Small, 2005. 1(5): p.
482-501. Yim, H., Kent, M.S., Huber, D.L., Satija, S., Majewski, J., and Smith, G.S., Conformation
of end-tethered
PNIPAM chains in water and in acetone by neutron reflectivity. Macromolecules, 2003. 36(14): p.5244-5251.

Liu, J., Lin, Y., Liang, L., Voigt, J.A., Huber, D.L., Tian, Z.R., Coker, E., McKenzie, B., and
McDermott, M.J., Templateless assembly of molecularly aligned conductive polymer nanowires: a new
approach for oriented nanostructures. Chemistry-a European Journal, 2003. 9(3): p. 604-11.

Huber, D.L., Manginell, R.P., Samara, M.A., Kim, B.I., and Bunker, B.C., Programmed adsorption and
release of proteins in a microfluidic device. Science, 2003. 301(5631): p. 352-354.