Faculty Profiles

Kevin David Welsher
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
2213 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 
(919) 660-1509
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Postdoctoral Associate, Chemistry, Princeton University 2010 - 2015

Ph.D., Stanford University 2010

B.Sc., Emory University 2005

Research Areas:
Physical, Nanoscience and Materials, Analytical

Hong, G, Tabakman, SM, Welsher, K, Wang, H, Wang, X, and Dai, H. "Metal-enhanced fluorescence of carbon nanotubes." Journal of the American Chemical Society 132.45 (November 2010): 15920-15923. Full Text

Robinson, JT, Welsher, K, Tabakman, SM, Sherlock, SP, Wang, H, Luong, R, and Dai, H. "High performance in vivo near-IR (>1 μm) imaging and photothermal cancer therapy with carbon nanotubes." Nano Research 3.11 (November 2010): 779-793. Full Text

Welsher, K, Liu, Z, Sherlock, SP, Robinson, JT, Chen, Z, Daranciang, D, and Dai, H. "A route to brightly fluorescent carbon nanotubes for near-infrared imaging in mice." Nature nanotechnology 4.11 (November 2009): 773-780. Full Text

Prencipe, G, Tabakman, SM, Welsher, K, Liu, Z, Goodwin, AP, Zhang, L, Henry, J, and Dai, H. "PEG branched polymer for functionalization of nanomaterials with ultralong blood circulation." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.13 (April 2009): 4783-4787. Full Text

Liu, Z, Tabakman, S, Welsher, K, and Dai, H. "Carbon nanotubes in biology and medicine: In vitro and in vivo detection, imaging and drug delivery." Nano Research 2.2 (February 2009): 85-120. Full Text

Zhang, L, Tu, X, Welsher, K, Wang, X, Zheng, M, and Dai, H. "Optical characterizations and electronic devices of nearly pure (10,5) single-walled carbon nanotubes." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.7 (February 2009): 2454-2455. Full Text

Goodwin, AP, Tabakman, SM, Welsher, K, Sherlock, SP, Prencipe, G, and Dai, H. "Phospholipid-dextran with a single coupling point: a useful amphiphile for functionalization of nanomaterials." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.1 (January 2009): 289-296. Full Text

Sun, X, Zaric, S, Daranciang, D, Welsher, K, Lu, Y, Li, X, and Dai, H. "Optical Properties of Ultrashort Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Capsules Down to Sub-10 nm." Journal of the American Chemical Society 130.20 (May 2008): 6551-6555. Full Text

Welsher, K, Liu, Z, Daranciang, D, and Dai, H. "Selective probing and imaging of cells with single walled carbon nanotubes as near-infrared fluorescent molecules." Nano letters 8.2 (February 2008): 586-590. Full Text

Li, X, Tu, X, Zaric, S, Welsher, K, Seo, WS, Zhao, W, and Dai, H. "Selective Synthesis Combined with Chemical Separation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Chirality Selection." Journal of the American Chemical Society 129.51 (December 2007): 15770-15771. Full Text

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