Shannon Riha

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Chemistry - Colorado State University, Fort Collins
B.S., Chemistry - Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI

Selected Publications

Riha, S. C., Schaller, R. D., Gosztola, D. J., Wiederrecht, G. P., Martinson, A. B. F., Photoexcited Carrier Dynamics in Cu2S Thin Films, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2014, 5, 4055-4061.

Riha, S. C., Jin, S., Baryshev, S. V., Thimsen, E., Wiederrecht, G. P., Martinson, A. B. F. Stabilizing Cu2S for Photovoltaics One Atomic Layer at a Time, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, 5, 10302-10309.

Riha, S. C., Klahr, B. M., Tyo, E. C., Seifert, S., Vajda, S., Pellin, M. J., Hamann, T. W., Martinson, A. B. F. Atomic Layer Deposition of a Sub-monolayer Catalyst for the Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Performance of Water Oxidation with Hematite, ACS Nano 2013, 7, 2396-2405.

Riha, S. C., Fredrick, S. J., Sambur, J. B., Liu, Y., Prieto, A. L., Parkinson, B. A., Photoelectrochemical Characterization of Nanocrystalline Thin Film Cu2ZnSnS4 Photocathodes, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2011, 3, 58-66.

Riha, S. C., Parkinson, B. A., Prieto, A. L., Solution-Based Synthesis and Characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanocrystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 12054-12055.

Fellowships, Honors, and Awards

DOE-EERE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - 2012-2013
Colorado State University Graduate Student Teaching Award - 2007
NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates Fellowship - 2005