Dr. Brian Newell

Brian Newell

Research Scientist I

Lab Manager, Materials Analysis

CIF, Chemistry, B115A
970-491-6209 | brian.newell@colostate.edu

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Chemistry,  Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2011.
B.S. in Chemistry, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX, 2004.

BIO
Brian hails from Austin, TX  and is a materials scientist and with expertise in X-ray Diffraction. He is in charge of the material science/XRD laboratory. Experimental options include Single Crystal (SC-XRD), Powder/Thin Film (PXRD), Small/Wide Angle (SAXS/WAXS), Glancing Angle (GAXRD), High-Resolution (HRXRD), and Reflectometry (XRR). In addition, Brian is responsible for the Magnetic Properties Measurement System (MPMS) and Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)/Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). Brian joined the CIF in July of 2011 and has 6 publications in peer-reviewed journals. His other interests include camping, rock climbing, and snowboarding.