Analytical, materials, and physical chemistry: Chemical sensors and nanosensors; environmentally benign chemistries; antifouling/fouling release materials; wound restitution; corneal surface chemistry; and 2D materials
In August of 2020, after an exciting 33 year career, Frank retired from UB.
His experimental spectroscopy laboratories served as a diverse training ground for dozens of outstanding Ph.D. and M.A. graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars plus scores of talented undergraduate research students. His team produced more than 300 peer-reviewed articles and were awarded 18 U.S. patents. Frank delivered several hundred invited lectures at numerous colleges, universities, and scientific forums around the world. Each of Frank’s former associates proved key to the Bright Group’s success and his former mentees have advanced to exciting careers as independent scientists and researchers.
Frank is delighted and honored to have worked with and helped to educate so many interesting and talented young people and seen them all grow and mature as individuals and as scientists.
Frank’s former mentees are his greatest professional accomplishment!
A listing of Frank Bright’s published research articles follows: