Marcus A Worsley

Phone: 925-424-4831

Education and Professional Experience

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 2006
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 2003
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2001
2nd Nano Today Young Scientist Award, LLNL Excellence in Publication Award (x2), LLNL Distinguished Service Award, IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Ford Foundation Fellowship, 11 patents (7 pending, 4 awarded), 47 articles in refereed journals.

Research Interests

Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials for energy and defense applications

Selected Publications

C. Zhu, T. Y.-J. Han, E. B Duoss, A. Golobic, J. D. Kuntz, C. M. Spadaccini, and M. A. Worsley, “Highly Compressible 3D Periodic Graphene Aerogel Microlattices,” Nature Commun., DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7962, 2015. (Highlighted in C&EN.)

M. A. Worsley, S. Charnvanichborikarn, E. Montalvo, S. J. Shin, E. D. Tylski, J. H. Satcher, Jr., J. Biener, T. F. Baumann, and S. O. Kucheyev, “Toward macroscale, isotropic carbons with graphene-sheet-like electrical and mechanical properties,” Advanced Functional Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201400316 (2014).

M. Rousseas, A. P. Goldstein, W. Mickelson, M. A. Worsley, L. Woo, and A. Zettl, “Synthesis of Highly Crystalline sp2-bonded boron nitride aerogels,” ACS Nano, 10.1021/nn402452p (2013).

P. J. Pauzauskie, M. A. Worsley, T. Laurence, A. L. Kilcoyne, Y. M. Wang, T. Willey, K. Visbeck, S. Fakra, W. Evans, and J. H. Satcher, “Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline diamond aerogel,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108 8550 (2011). (Highlighted in Nature.)

M. A. Worsley, P. J. Pauzauskie, T. Y. Olson, J. H. Satcher, and T. F. Baumann, “Synthesis of graphene aerogel with high electrical conductivity,” J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 132 14067 (2010).

M. A. Worsley, S. O. Kucheyev, J. H. Satcher, A. V. Hamza, and T. F. Baumann, “Mechanically robust and electrically conductive carbon nanotube foams,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94 073115 (2009). (Selected by Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.)