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Dale L. Huber

Dale Huber

Phone (505) 844-9194


  • Chemical Science
  • Materials chemistry
  • Materials
  • Polymer science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Magnetic
  • 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. 2221-2227. 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.