Faculty Profile

Richard C Alkire

Richard C Alkire
Richard C Alkire

Education

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

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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).

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