Paul J. Sideris

Assistant Professor

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Contact

Paul J. Sideris
CUNY Queensborough Community College
Chemistry Department
Science Building S-445
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364  U.S.A.
Phone: (718) 281-5615
Fax: (718) 281-5078
Email: psideris@qcc.cuny.edu

 

Education/Experience
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2009-2012
    • CUNY Hunter College, Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Ph.D Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook, 2009
  • B.Sc. Chemistry, SUNY Binghamton, 2003
  • B.A. Mathematics, SUNY Binghamton, 2003

 

Honors and Awards
  • GAANN (Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need) Fellowship (2004-2007)

 

Research Interests

  • Structure elucidation of inorganic condensed matter
    • Lithium-ion batteries
    • Fuel cells
    • Minerals
    • Ceramics
    • Glasses
  • Solid state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    • Quadrupolar nuclei
    • Diffusion
    • High pressure
  • X-ray and neutron diffraction
  • X-ray and neutron pair distribution function analysis

 

Publications

  • "Charge Transfer in Li/CFx-Silver Vanadium Oxide Hybrid Cathode Batteries Revealed By Solid State 7Li and 19F Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy" Paul J. Sideris, Rowena Yew, Ian Nieves, Kaimin Chen, Gaurav Jain, Craig L. Schmidt, Steve G. Greenbaum, Journal of Power Sources, 254, 293-297 (2014). [DOI]

  • "Single-ion-conducting nanocomposite polymer electrolytes based on PEG400 and anionic nanoparticles: Part 2. Electrical characterization" Federico Bertasi, Keti Vezzù, Guinevere A. Giffin, Tetiana Nosach, Paul Sideris, Steve Greenbaum, Michele Vittadello, Vito Di Noto, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39, 6, 2884-2895 (2014). [DOI]

  • "Lithium Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Interactions In" Paul J. Sideris, Steve G. Greenbaum, Batteries for Sustainability Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (ed. Ralph J. Brodd), Chapter 8, pgs. 239-283 (2013). [Link]

  • "7Li and 31P Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Single Crystal LiMPO4 (M = Co, Fe)" P.E. Stallworth, R. Samueli, P. Sideris, D. Vaknin, S.G. Greenbaum, Advances in Inorganic Phosphate Materials: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 233 (eds I. Belharouak and V. G. Pol), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA (2012). [Link]
  • "Batteries: Advanced Techniques to Identify Reaction Path of Electrochemical Reactions" Paul J. Sideris, Steve G. Greenbaum, Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (ed. Robert A. Meyers), Springer, New York, NY, USA (2012). [Link]
  • "Solid State Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Electrolyte Decomposition Products on Lithium-Ion Electrodes" J.H.S.R. DeSilva, Victor Udinwe, Paul J. Sideris, Marshall C. Smart, F.C. Krause, C. Hwang, K.A. Smith, Steve G. Greenbaum, ECS Transactions, 41 (41), 207-214 (2012). [DOI]
  • "Identification of Cation Clustering in Mg-Al Layered Double Hydroxides Using Multinuclear Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy" Paul J. Sideris, Frederic Blanc, Zhehong Gan, Clare P. Grey, Chemistry of Materials, 24, 13, 2449-2461 (2012). [DOI]
  • "Investigation of Cation Ordering in Triclinic Sodium Birnessite via 23Na MAS NMR Spectroscopy" Kellie A. Aldi, Jordi Cabana, Paul J. Sideris, Clare P. Grey, American Mineralogist, 97, 5-6, 883-889 (2012). [DOI]
  • "Iodide-Conducting Polymer Electrolytes based on Poly-Ethylene Glycol and MgI2: Synthesis and Structural Characterization" M. Vittadello, D.I. Waxman, P.J. Sideris, Z. Gan, K. Vezzù, E. Negro, A. Safari, S.G. Greenbaum, V. Di Noto, Electrochimica Acta, 57, 112-122 (2011). [DOI]
  • "Enhancing MQMAS of low-γ Nuclei by Using a High B1 Field Balanced Probe Circuit" Z. Gan, P. Gor’kov, W.W. Brey, P.J. Sideris, C.P. Grey, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 200, 1, 2-5 (2009). [DOI]
  • "Mg/Al Ordering in Layered Double Hydroxides Revealed by Multinuclear NMR Spectroscopy" P.J. Sideris, U.-G. Nielsen, Z. Gan, C.P. Grey, Science, 321, 113-117 (2008). [DOI]
  • "Tuning the Structural and Physical Properties of Cr2Ti3Se8 by Lithium Intercalation: A Study of the Magnetic Properties, Investigation of Ion Mobility with NMR Spectroscopy and Electronic Band Structure Calculations" J. Wontcheu, W. Bensch, M. Wilkening, P. Heitjans, S. Indris, P. Sideris, C.P. Grey, S. Mankovsky, H. Ebert, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 288-299 (2008). [DOI]
  • "Swollen Poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) as a Template for Inorganic Morphologies" D.P. Brennan, A. Dobley, P.J. Sideris, S.R.J. Oliver, Langmuir, 21, 11994-1998 (2005). [DOI]

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