Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Institution: Duke University

Box 90291Duke UniversityDurham, North Carolina 27708

Office Phone: (919) 660-5560


Adrienne D. Stiff-Roberts is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. Dr. Stiff-Roberts received both the B.S. degree in physics from Spelman College and the B.E.E. degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999. She received an M.S.E. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in applied physics in 2001 and 2004, respectively, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she investigated high-temperature quantum dot infrared photodetectors.

Research Interests

Molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) growth and materials characterization of inorganic, semiconductor nanomaterials. Thin-film synthesis by matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE) and materials characterization of organic-based hybrid nanocomposites. Design, fabrication, and characterization of optoelectronic/photonic devices (especially in the infrared regime) and multi-functional sensors featuring hybrid nanomaterials.