Tabbetha Dobbins

Former affiliation
  • 314 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
1993 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Expertise: 
Synchrotron X-ray Studies | Neutron Scattering | Hydrogen Storage

My research interests are in two major areas: neutron and synchrotron X-ray studies for understanding reaction mechanism in metal hydrides and developing nanomaterials for enhancing cancer therapy.

Honors and Awards:
National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Penn State University Alumni Association Achievement Award
National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Award

Member of:
American Physical Society (www.aps.org)
National Society of Black Physicists (https://nsbp.org)
ASM International (http://www.asminternational.org/)
Materials Research Society (www.mrs.org)

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor, Lincoln University

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate, Lincoln University

Master of Science, Master, University of Pennsylvania

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Liquid lasers Engineering & Materials Science
Hydrides Engineering & Materials Science
X rays Engineering & Materials Science
Thermal barrier coatings Engineering & Materials Science
Hydrogen Chemical Compounds
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN) Engineering & Materials Science
Desorption Engineering & Materials Science
Polyelectrolytes Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1993 2019

  • 314 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 4 Conference article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards an African Light Source

Connell, S. H., Mtingwa, S. K., Dobbins, T., Khumbah, N., Masara, B., Mitchell, E. P., Norris, L., Ngabonziza, P., Ntsoane, T. & Winick, H., Aug 1 2019, In : Biophysical Reviews. 11, 4, p. 499-507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light

The African light source project

Connell, S. H., Mtingwa, S. K., Dobbins, T., Masara, B., Mitchell, E. P., Norris, L., Ngabonziza, P., Ntsoane, T., Sekota, M., Wague, A., Winick, H. & Yousef, M., Jan 1 2018, In : African Review of Physics. 13, p. 108-118 11 p., 0019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

light sources
prejudices
leadership
promotion
physical exercise

Understanding complex metal hydrides via synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Dobbins, T., Robinson, C. & NaraseGowda, S., Jan 1 2018, In : African Review of Physics. 13, p. 60-66 7 p., 0010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metal hydrides
atomic structure
absorption spectroscopy
synchrotrons
oxidation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Formate to Oxalate: A Crucial Step for the Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Multi-carbon Compounds

Lakkaraju, P. S., Askerka, M., Beyer, H., Ryan, C. T., Dobbins, T., Bennett, C., Kaczur, J. J. & Batista, V. S., Nov 22 2016, In : ChemCatChem. 8, 22, p. 3453-3457 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
carbon compounds
Oxalates
formates
oxalates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quasi-elastic neutron scattering studies of hydrogen dynamics for nanoconfined NaAlH4

NaraseGowda, S., Brown, C. M., Tyagi, M., Jenkins, T. & Dobbins, T., Jul 14 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 120, 27, p. 14863-14873 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastic scattering
Neutron scattering
Hydrogen
elastic scattering
neutron scattering