Matthew McCarron

Chemistry M.S. Candidate

Faculty Advisor

Professor Elizabeth Harbron

Research Interests

Fluorescent probe detection of mercury in aqueous media

Education

B.S. May 2014 The College of William and Mary
Major: Chemistry
Minor: Biochemistry

Academic Positions

Undergraduate Research Assistant W&M Fall 2011 – Spring 2014
Postbaccalaureate Teaching & Research Assistant, W&M Fall 2016 – present

Publications & Presentations

J. M. Blake-Hedges, S. H. Greenspan, J. A. Kean, M. A. McCarron, M. L. Mendonca, K. L. Wustholz, “Plasmon-Enhanced Fluorescence of Dyes on Silica-Coated Silver Nanoparticles: A Single-Nanoparticle Spectroscopy Study,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2015, 635, 328-333.

Education & Career Objectives

After finishing my MS in Chemistry, I am planning to continue my education through a PhD program.