CARC – Scientist Profile – Laura Carson

Laura Carson

Laura E. Carson Ph.D.
Research Scientist


The University of Akron, Akron, OH, Polymer Chemistry Ph.D., 1994
Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Chemistry MS
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX , Chemistry BS, 1986

Key Interests

Biodegradable polymer systems and their agricultural and bio medical applications

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, AGRL, RM 158, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: 936.261.5010

Recent Publications

Laura Carson, Kemar Hibbert*, Feyisayo Akindoju, Chevaun Johnson, Melisa Stewart*, Cordella Kelly-Brown, Gavannie Beharie, Tavis Fisher, Julia Stone, Dahlia Stoddart, Aderemi Oki, Gururaj M. Neelgund, Gloria Regisford, Pasakorn Traisawatwong, Jianren Zhou, and Zhiping Luo, (2012) “Synthesis, characterization and stability of chitosan and poly(methyl methacrylate) grafted carbon nanotubes”, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 96C:380-386.

Zhiping Luo, Aderemi Oki, Laura Carson, Luqman Adams, Gururaj Neelgund, Nathaniel Soboyejo, Gloria Regisford, Melisa Stewart, Kemar Hibbert, Gavannie Beharie, Cordella Kelly-Brown, Pasakorn Traisawatwong (2011) “Thermal Stability of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Studied by In-Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy” Chemical Physics Letters 513: (1-3):88-93.

Laura Carson, Cordella Kelly-Brown, Melisa Stewart*, Aderemi Oki, Gloria Regisford, Julia Stone, Pasakorn Traisawatwong, Clarissa Durand-Rougely* and Zhiping Luo, (2010) “Grafting of Chitosan and Chitosan-trimethoxylsilylpropyl methacrylate on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes-Synthesis and Characterization”, Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 4 (8/9).