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Alexander Fadeev

Alexander Y. Fadeev, Ph.D.


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Fadeev's research is in the fields of surface chemistry and organic-inorganic nanomaterials.


My research interests are in the fields of surface chemistry and materials science. Specifically, I am interested in covalent functionalization of surfaces and preparation of monomolecular layers and thin organic films supported on various inorganic solids including single crystals, nanoparticles, ordered mesoporous metal oxides, phosphates and others. This approach enables one to prepare materials with desired surface functionalities, well-defined geometry of the substrate and controlled energy of the interfacial interactions at solid-liquid and solid-vapor interfaces. Advanced applications of such materials are in the areas of adsorption and separation science, catalysis, wettability and adhesion, biomaterials, and sensors. The publications listed below summarize some of the most recent projects carried out in our group.


  • Ph.D., Moscow State University
  • Diploma (M.S.), Moscow State University

Academic Distinctions

Awards and Honors
  • University Research Council Award, 2009, Seton Hall University
  • Provost Challenge Award 2007
  • NSF Award 2003
  • URC Awards 2002-2009

Web Site



Office Phone
(973) 275-2807


Office Location
Room 318
The Science and Technology Center


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