Dr. Alec  La Grow

Alec La Grow, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Now Post Doctoral Fellow at  the University of York, England

Research Interests

Scalable syntheses of shape controlled nanoparticles for catalytic applications.

Selected Publications

  • Synthesis of Copper Hydroxide Branched Nanocages and Their Transformation to Copper Oxide
  • A.P. LaGrow, L. Sinatra, A. Elshewy, K-W. Huang, K. Katsiev, A.R. Kirmani, A. Amassian, D. H. Anjum, O. M. Bakr
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (33), 19374–19379

  • CdSe Quantum Dot Growth on Magnetic Nickel Nanoparticles
  • W.R. Siah, A.P. LaGrow, M.J. Banholzer, R.D. Tilley
    Crystal Growth & Design 13 (6), 2486-2492

  • Effect of Surfactant Concentration and Aggregation on the Growth Kinetics of Nickel Nanoparticles​
  • A.P. LaGrow, B. Ingham, M.F. Toney, R.D. Tilley
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (32), 16709-16718

  • Can Polymorphism be Used to form Branched Metal Nanostructures?
    A.P. LaGrow, S. Cheong, J. Watt, B. Ingham, M. F. Toney, D. A. Jefferson, R. D. Tilley
    Adv. Mater. (2013)

  • Synthesis, alignment, and magnetic properties of monodisperse nickel nanocubes
    A.P. LaGrow, B. Ingham, S. Cheong, GV Williams, C Dotzler, MF Toney, DA Jefferson, EC Corbos, PT Bishop, J Cookson, RD Tilley
    J Am Chem Soc., 134(2):855-8, (2012)
  • Education

    • Ph.D., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2012
    • B.Sc (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2008

    Professional Profile

    2013–present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Functional nanomaterials lab, Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia