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Richard C Alkire

Richard C Alkire

Richard C Alkire

Charles and Dorothy Prizer Chair Emeritus Professor
297 Roger Adams Laboratory

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1968
  • B.S., Lafayette College, 1963

Research Interests

  • Electrochemical Engineering

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

  • Alkire, Richard, Philip Bartlett and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 16, ?Electrochemistry of Carbon Electrodes,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim. In production (2015).
  • Alkire, Richard, Philip Bartlett and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 15, ?Electrochemical Engineering Across Scales: from Molecules to Processes,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 328 pages, 1,037 references (2015). ISBN: 9783527333455
  • Alkire, Richard, Ludwig Kibler, Dieter Kolb and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, ?Electrocatalysis,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 303 pages, 676 references (2013). ISBN: 978-3-527-33227-4
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, ?Bioelectrochemistry,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 397 pages, ISBN 978-3-527-33885-7 (2011).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, ?Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 359 pages, ISBN 978-3-527-63322-7 (2011).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, ?Chemically Modified Electrodes,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 267 pages, 974 references, ISBN 978-3-527-31420-1 (2009).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, ?Electrochemical Surface Modification: Thin Films, Functionalization and Characterization,? VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 336 pages (2008).

Books Edited or Co-Edited (Original Editions)

  • Alkire, Richard, Ludwig Kibler, Dieter Kolb and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, “Electrocatalysis,” VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 303 pages, 676 references (2013). ISBN: 978-3-527-33227-4
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb and Jacek Lipkowski editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, “Bioelectrochemistry,” VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 397 pages, ISBN 978-3-527-33885-7 (2011).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, “Photoelectrochemical Materials and Energy Conversion Processes,” VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 359 pages, ISBN 978-3-527-63322-7 (2011).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, “Chemically Modified Electrodes,” VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 267 pages, 974 references, ISBN 978-3-527-31420-1 (2009).
  • Alkire, Richard, Dieter Kolb, Jacek Lipkowski and Phillip Ross, editors, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, “Electrochemical Surface Modification: Thin Films, Functionalization and Characterization,” VCH-Wiley Publishers, Weinheim, 336 pages (2008).

Chapters in Books

  • Richard D. Braatz, Edmund G. Seebauer and Richard C. Alkire, ?Multiscale Modeling and Design of Electrochemical Systems,? in Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, ed. R. Alkire, D Kolb, J. Lipkowski and P. Ross, VCH-Wiley, Weinheim (2008) DOI: 10.1002/9783527625307.ch4

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Bezzola, Andri, Benjamin B. Bales, Linda R. Petzold, Richard C. Alkire, ?Numerical Scaling Studies of Kinetically-Limited Electrochemical Nucleation and Growth with Accelerated Stochastic Simulations? J. Electrochem. Soc., 161:8, E3001-3008 (2014).
  • Bezzola, Andri, Benjamin B. Bales, Richard C. Alkire and Linda R. Petzold, ?An Exact and Efficient First Passage Time Algorithm for Reaction-Diffusion Processes on a 2D-Lattice,? J. Computational Science, 256, 1 January 2014, Pages 183?197.
  • Satoshi Tominaka, Sousuke Ohta, Tetsuya Osaka and Richard Alkire, ?Prospects of on-chip fuel cell performance: improvement based on numerical simulation,? Energy Environ.Sci., 4, 162-171 (2011).
  • Ryan M. Stephens, Matthew Willis and Richard C. Alkire, ?Additive-Assisted Nucleation and Growth by Electrodeposition: Part II: Mathematical Model and Comparison with Experimental Data?, J. Electrochem. Soc., 156:10, D385-D394 (2009).
  • Matthew Willis and Richard Alkire, ?Additive-Assisted Nucleation and Growth by Electrodeposition: Part I: Experimental Studies with Copper Seed Arrays on Gold Films?, J. Electrochem. Soc., 156:10, D377-D384 (2009).
  • Ryan Stephens and Richard Alkire, ?Island Dynamics Algorithm for Kinetically-Limited Electrochemical Nucleation with Additives,? J. Electrochem. Soc., 156:1, D28-D35 (2009).
  • Matthew Willis and Richard Alkire, ?Preparation of Uniform Metal Seed Arrays for Nucleation Studies,? Electrochem. Solid State Let, 11:12, D94-D96 (2008)
  • Qin, Yan, Xiaohai Li, Feng Xue, Philippe Vereecken, Panayotis Andricacos, Hariklia Deligianni, Richard Braatz and Richard Alkire, ?Effect of Additives on Shape Evolution during Electrodeposition, Part III: Trench Infill for On-Chip Interconnects,? J. Electrochem. Soc., 155:3, D223-233 (2008).
  • Zheming Zheng, Ryan M. Stephens, Richard D. Braatz, Richard C. Alkire, and Linda R. Petzold, ?A Hybrid Multiscale Kinetic Monte Carlo Method for Simulation of Copper Electrodeposition,? J. Comp. Phys., 227, 5184 (2008).
  • Timothy O. Drews, Richard D. Braatz, and Richard C. Alkire, ?Monte Carlo Simulation of Kinetically-Limited Electrodeposition on a Surface with Metal Seed Clusters,? Z. Phys. Chem., 221, 1287-1305 (2007). (Invited paper: Special issue in honor of Prof. Dr. D. M. Kolb).
  • Y. Qin, X.H. Li, F. Xue, P.M. Vereecken, P. Andricacos, H. Deligianni, R.D. Braatz and R.C. Alkire, "Effect of additives on shape evolution during electrodeposition - III. Trench infill for on-chio interconnects," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 155, D223-D233 (2008).
  • E. Rusli, F. Xue, T.O. Drews, P.M. Vereecken, P. Andricacos, H. Deligianni, R.D. Braatz and R.C. Alkire, "Effect of additives on shape evolution during electrodeposition - II. Parameter estimation from roughness evolution experiments," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 154, D584-D597 (2007).
  • T.O. Drews, R.D. Braatz and R.C. Alkire, "Monte Carlo simulation of kinetically limited Electrodeposition on a surface with metal seed clusters," Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie-International Journal of Research in Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics, 221, 1287-1305 (2007).
  • R.M. Stephens and R.C. Alkire, "Simulation of kinetically limited nucleation and growth at monatomic step edges," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 154, D418-D426 (2007).
  • R.D. Braatz, R.C. Alkire, E.G. Seebauer, T.O. Drews, E. Rusli, M. Karulkar, F. Xue, Y. Qin, M.Y.L. Jung and R. Gunawan, "A multiscale systems approach to microelectronic processes," Computers & Chemical Engineering, 30, 1643-1656 (2006).
  • T.O. Drews, R. Aleksandar, J. Erlebacher, R.D. Braatz, P.C. Searson and R.C. Alkire, "Stochastic simulation of the early stages of kinetically limited electrodeposition," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 153, C434-C441 (2006).
  • E. Rusli, T.O. Drews, D.L. Ma, R.C. Alkire and R.D. Braatz, "Robust nonlinear feedback-feedforward control of a coupled kinetic Monte Carlo-finite difference simulation," Journal of Process Control, 16, 409-417 (2006).
  • R.D. Braatz, R.C. Alkire, E. Seebauer, E. Rusli, R. Gunawan, T.O. Drews, X. Li and Y. He, "Perspectives on the design and control of multiscale systems," Journal of Process Control, 16, 193-204 (2006).
  • J.R. Gray, C. Homescu, L.R. Petzold and R.C. Alkire, "Efficient solution and sensitivity analysis of partial differential-algebraic equation systems - Application to corrosion pit initiation," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 152, B277-B285 (2005).
  • T.O. Drews, S. Krishnan, J.C. Alameda, D. Gannon, R.D. Braatz and R.C. Alkire, "Multiscale simulations of copper electrodeposition onto a resistive substrate," IBM Journal of Research & Development, 49, 49-63 (2005).
  • R.D. Braatz, R.C. Alkire, E. Rusli and T.O. Drews, "Multiscale systems engineering with applications to chemical reaction processes," Chemical Engineering Science, 59, 5623-5628 (2004).

Other Publications

  • Alkire, Richard, ?Sherlock Swann, Jr.: Electro-organic Chemist and Master Bibliographer, 1900-1983,? in ECS Classics, Interface, 23:4 (2014).
  • Ludwig A. Kibler and Richard C. Alkire, ?Dieter M. Kolb (1942-2011) Obituary,? Angewandte Chemie, 50, 11840-11841 (2011).

Honors

Courses Taught

  • CHBE 451 - Transport Phenomena