Joseph J. BelBruno

Academic Appointments

Professor of Chemistry Emeritus

Our research group focuses on problems of relevance to materials chemistry. We approach these problems from a physical chemistry and a practical (or engineering) point of view. Our research involves both experimental and computational aspects of materials chemistry.

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203 Burke




  • B.S. Seton Hall University
  • Ph.D. Rutgers University

Selected Publications

  • E.A. Karhu, C.R. Ildstad, S. Poggio, V. Furtula, N. Tolstik, I.T. Sorokina, J.J. BelBruno, and U.J. Gibson, “Vapor deposited Cr-doped ZnS thin films: towards optically pumped mid-infrared waveguide lasers” Optics Materials Express, 6, 2947-2955 (2016).

  • A. Burnin, S. Poggio, J. King and J.J. BelBruno, “Direct growth by arc discharge and computational study of zinc sulfide nanotubes” Journal of Materials Science, 51, 9716-9722 (2016).

  • “Properties of transition metal substituted zinc sulfide hexamers and dodecamers”, Stefano Poggio,   Brendan Wang,  Ursula J. Gibson and   Joseph J. BelBruno, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., (2015) 17, 14208-14214

  • “Thermochemical study of amino acid imprinted polymer films” Ziyi Chai and Joseph J. BelBruno, Journal of Molecular Recognition (2015) 28 651-655.
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