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Optics & Infrared Sensing

Luisa Profeta

Research Interests

  • Vibrational spectroscopy
  • Spectroscopic ellipsometry
  • Chemometrics (using both digital and optical regression methods)
  • Optical tweezers for fluorescence measurements
  • Computational chemistry
  • Thin film deposition and analysis
  • Field applications of spectroscopic methods


  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2008
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Dallas, Irving, TX, 2003


  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS)
  • Coblentz Society

Optics & Infrared Sensing