Edward J. Kintzel Profile
Edward J. Kintzel, Jr.
Department of Physics and Astronomy - Western Kentucky University
State University of New York at Buffalo Mathematical Physics B.S. 1998
Florida State University Physics M.S. 1999
Florida State University Physics Ph.D. 2002
2008 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, WKU
2007 - 2008 Staff Scientist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University Medical School, MO
2007 - 2007 Research Fellow, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University Medical School, MO
2002 - 2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN
1) Kintzel, Jr., E.J., Herwig, K.W., and Rols, S., “Neutron diffraction study of p-phenylene oligomer molecules adsorbed onto graphite” Thin Solid Films, Vol. 518, pp. 3786-3791, 2010
2) Smilgies, D.-M. and Kintzel, Jr., E.J., “Epitaxial orientations of para-sexiphenyl platelets grown on alkali halide (001) surfaces” Phys. Rev. B, Volume 79, pp. 235413-1 – 235413-10, 2009
3) Mamontov, E., Cole, D.R., Daib, S., Pawel, M.D., Liang, C.D., Jenkins, T., Gasparovic, G., Kintzel, E. “Dynamics of water in LiCl and CaCl2 aqueous solutions conﬁned in silica matrices: A backscattering neutron spectroscopy study” Chem. Phys., Vol. 352, pp. 117-124, 2008
4) Kintzel, Jr., E.J., Smilgies, D.-M., Skofronick, J.G., Safron , S.A., and Van Winkle, D.H. “Ultrathin film growth of p-phenylene oligomers on alkali halide substrates“ J. Crys. Growth, Vol. 289, Iss. 1, pp. 345-350, 15 March 2006
5) Kintzel, Jr., E.J., Smilgies, D.-M., Skofronick, J.G., Safron , S.A., and Van Winkle, D.H. “Effect of temperature on the growth of ultrathin ﬁlms ofp-sexiphenyl on KCL001”J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 107-110, 2004
1) Service: General Member of National User Facility Organization (NUFO), Peer Review Committee for the Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor, Journal Reviewer
2) Presentations: Selected contributions: Florida State University (Invited), “Neutron Scattering and Materials for Alternative Energy Sources” (Oct. 2009, Tallahassee, FL); International Conference on Neutron Scattering, “Interfacial interactions of alkane and ether molecules tethered to mesoporous MCM-41 using quasielastic neutron scattering” (May 2009, Knoxville, TN).
3) Engagement and Pedagogy: Use of National User Facilities (SNS) to develop novel labs for senior level Solid State Physics Course; Arrange student tours of Oak Ridge National Laboratory Facilities; Supervise student research with significant involvement of traditionally underrepresented groups in Physics; Collaborative activities with Spallation Neutron Source to develop novel research and internship activities for students.