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Anna Zaniewski

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Assoc Instructional Prof (FSC)
Academic Professional, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1504
Lincoln Center Affiliated Faculty
Academic Professional, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1504
Biography

Anna Zaniewski earned a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from UC Berkeley.  She joined ASU as an Academic Professional in 2013.  Her research interests include nanoscale materials for photovoltaics, and environmental modification of graphene.  She is also dedicated to improving diversity and fostering a supportive community in physics.   

Research Interests

Graphene, Thin Films, Diamond, Physics Education

Research Group

I work with Prof. Robert Nemanich

Publications
  • Dounas-Frazer,D.R., Lynn, J., Zaniewski,A.M., and Roth, N. Learning about non-Newtonian fluids in a student-driven classroom. The Physics Teacher (2013).
  • Schriver, M. Regan, W., Gannett, W. Zaniewski, A.M., Crommie, M., Zettl, A. Graphene as a long-term metal oxidation barrier: worse than nothing. ACS Nano (2013).
  • Zaniewski, A.M, Lee, G., Schriver, M., Zettl, A. Electronic and Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticle-Graphene Sandwiches. Applied Physics Letters (2013).
  • Gandhi, Punit R; Livezey, Jesse; Zaniewski, Anna M; Reinholz, Daniel L; Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R;. Teaching labs the Compass way: Engaging students in authentic research practices and regular self-reflection. arXive (0).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 191First-Year Seminar
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 151Physics II
PHY 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 191First-Year Seminar
LIA 194Special Topics
PHY 194Special Topics
SES 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 151Physics II
PHY 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 191First-Year Seminar
PHY 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 151Physics II
GLG 194Special Topics
PHY 194Special Topics
GLG 494Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
PHY 594Conference and Workshop
GLG 598Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 191First-Year Seminar
PHY 194Special Topics
PHY 494Special Topics
PHY 495Project Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 151Physics II
PHY 495Project Research
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 191First-Year Seminar
PHY 495Project Research
Presentations
  • C. Trimble, A.M. Zaniewski, M. Kaur, R.J. Nemanich. Plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition of oxides on graphene. Sundial Undergraduate Research Showcase (Aug 2014).
  • C. Trimble, A.M. Zaniewski, M. Kaur, R.J. Nemanich. Plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition of oxides on graphene. Undergraduate Research Symposium, Department of Physics, Arizona State University (May 2014).
  • A.M. Zaniewski, R.J. Nemanich. Growth of metal nanoparticles on graphene. Discovery Session, Nano and Giga Conference (Apr 2014).
  • A.M. Zaniewski, R.J. Nemanich. Modification of graphene chemistry for metal nanoparticle growth: the effect of substrate selection. Session Q29: Graphene Defects and Functionalization, American Physical Society March Meeting, Denver (Mar 2014).
  • Zaniewski, A.M and Dounas-Frazer, D. The Berkeley Compass Project: Empowering physics students as agents of change. ASU Physics Departmet Colloquium (Feb 2014).
  • Zaniewski, A.M. Fostering student communities: Compass at Berkeley and Sundial at ASU. STaR Energy Symposium (Oct 2013).
  • Zaniewski, A.M. The Sundial Project at ASU. Arizona Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers fall meeting (Sep 2013).
  • Zaniewski, A.M. The Sundial Project at ASU. Arizona Science Education Coalition monthly meeting (Sep 2013).