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Jeffrey Glass

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90291, Office: Teer 118, Durham, NC 27708-0291
Packages: Hudson Hall Room 129, Office: Teer Bldg Rm 118, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Electronic materials and the associated devices/instruments improved by these materials, especially electrode applications in miniature mass spectrometry, energy conversion and storage and liquid waste disinfection for developing regions. Electrochemical measurements and applications of thin films, including carbon nanotubes, graphene and atomic layer deposited oxides are of particular interest

Selected Grants


Field Testing in Coimbatore

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2019 - 2025

Virtual-Slit Cycloidal Mass Spectrometer for portable rapid ultra-trace isotope ratio analysis of actinides

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2022 - 2025

Eager: Quantum Manufacturing: Demonstration of a New Scalable Process for NV Center Formation in Diamond

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2024

Virtual-Slit Cycloidal Mass Spectrometry

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Savannah River National Laboratory · 2022 - 2024

Underwater coded aperture miniature mass spectrometer (UW-CAMMS)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

Field Testing in Coimbatore

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2019 - 2025

Virtual-Slit Cycloidal Mass Spectrometer for portable rapid ultra-trace isotope ratio analysis of actinides

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2022 - 2025

Eager: Quantum Manufacturing: Demonstration of a New Scalable Process for NV Center Formation in Diamond

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2024

Virtual-Slit Cycloidal Mass Spectrometry

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Savannah River National Laboratory · 2022 - 2024

Underwater coded aperture miniature mass spectrometer (UW-CAMMS)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2024

A high-resolution, large mass range cycloidal sector coded aperture miniature mass spectrometer for planetary exploration

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2019 - 2023

REU Site for Meeting the Grand Challenges in Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2017 - 2022

Graphenated Carbon Nanotube Based MEMS Supercapacitors

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Faraday Technology Corporation · 2021 - 2022

Portable Single Particle Analysis Machine (Portable-SPAM)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity · 2019 - 2021

Development of Novel Carbon Nanostructure Support for Increased Lifetime of Platinum Catalysts

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Doosan Corporation · 2018 - 2019

Radiation survivability of MEMS microelectronic circuits with carbon nanotube field emitters

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Defense Threat Reduction Agency · 2015 - 2019

An Autonomous Coded Aperture Mini Mass Spectrometer (AUTOCAMMS) Based Methane Sensing System

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy · 2015 - 2019

Field testing management - STeP

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Triangle Institute International · 2018 - 2019

Sanitation Technology Accelerator Fund Proposal Development

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2017 - 2019

SNM / GOALI: Integration of Organic Solar Cells with Engineered Nanostructures for Scalable Manufacturing of Energy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2013 - 2018

Characterization of electrode aging mechanism

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Research Triangle Institute International · 2017 - 2018

Hybrid Electrochemical-MFC Waste Processing: Functional blocks for low energy disinfection and denitrification of human waste streams

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Research Triangle Institute International · 2017 - 2018

High Performance Nanoscale Field Emitter Array Cathodes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Triangle Institute International · 2016 - 2018

Acceleration of further field deployment of the RTI-Duke Beta 2.0 system

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2016 - 2017

Electrochemical Disinfection with Integrated Biomass Oven for Solid Waste Processing and Energy Harvesting

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Research Triangle Institute · 2012 - 2017

Investigation of anode embodiments for a field emission heat engine

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Modern Electron, Inc. · 2014 - 2016

Graduate Student Seminar Exchange Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Materials Research Society · 2015 - 2015

Graphenated-Carbon Nanotube (g-CNT) Composites for a Miniature, Optical Fiber-Integrated Spectroscopy Light Source

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2015

Understanding and Controlling the Growth of Foliated Graphene on Carbon Nanotube Sidewalls

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2011 - 2015

Evaluation of Carbon Nanotube Electrodes for Neural Stimulation

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2014

Development of a Microfabricated, Coded Aperture Mass Spectrometer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2008 - 2012

Distributed Learning: Professional Masters Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Lord Foundation of North Carolina · 2009 - 2010

Computational Spectroscopy of Structured Carbon Nanotube Interfaces for Biochemical Sensing

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2006 - 2009

SST: Development of a Micro Mass Spectrometer and the Design of a Spectrometer-Based Distributed Sensor Network-Supplement

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2006 - 2008

In Vacuo X-Ray and Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy Analytical System

EquipmentCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2007 - 2008

SST: Development of a Micro Mass Spectrometer and the Design of a Spectrometer-Based Distributed Sensor Network

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2004 - 2007

External Relationships


  • Advent Diamond
  • voxel innovations

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