Welcome to the "Gomez Group" Homepage
Dr. Frank A. Gomez
Professor of Chemistry
Office CSWB 122E
Our research group is engaged in developing fundamental and applied research in the area of microfluidics and capillary electrophoresis (CE). In microfluidics we are focused on developing new microfluidic devices (MDs) for use in chemical and biochemical separations and point-of-care (POC) diagnostics. Some of our current work involves the development of bead-based assays, surface plasmon resonance (SPR)-CE on chips, microfluidic direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs), novel materials for microfluidics, chromatography on chips, and affinity capillary electrophoresis (ACE). In CE we are focused on developing new methodologies associated with ACE, and enzyme microreactors. We also employ response surface methodology (RSM) and artificial neural networks (ANN) to experimentally optimize conditions in several microfluidic and CE applications. The members of the Gomez group include undergraduate and graduate students, high school students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scientists.
RESEARCH POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Students interested in working in a research position in the Gomez group, or applying to a specific research program, need to follow the instructions in this Application Form