Jose Jimenez Lugo

Assistant Professor

Jose Jimenez Lugo

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Other University of Puerto Rico, 2009

  • BSC, Chemistry, General Pontifical Catholic University, 1998

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 3721

    Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3723

    Physical Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 1212L

    Principles of Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 3990

    Undergraduate Research
  • CHEM 3722

    Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1211

    Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 4993

    Research Thesis

Teaching Interests

Physical and General Chemistry.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Pd2+-induced quenching of the UV emission from Gd3+ ions in phosphate glass, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Scattering-promoted plasmonic enhancement of Eu3+ ions photoluminescence in dichroic Cu nanocomposite glass, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sensitized red emission from Mn2+ ions in phosphate glass via silicon-induced defects, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Spectroscopic investigation of the influence of Cu+ ions and plasmonic Cu particles on Ho3+ luminescence in phosphate glass, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Eu2+/Eu3+ activated phosphate glasses synthesized via melting with multi-wall carbon nanotubes, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Glass chemistry and physics, thin films, nanomaterials, optical materials, plasmonics, luminescence and optical spectroscopy of solids.

Department Service

  • CSM Assessment Team 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Writing Assessment Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2019 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Committee for General Chemistry I and II (CHEM 1211 and 1212) 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Chemistry Faculty Search 2020 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee (CAPC) 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Materials Research Seminar Committee / Organizer 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • 2020 - 2021

    Role: Reviewer
  • 2019 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker