Joya Cooley, Ph.D.


Additional Training

Educational History

Ph.D. Chemistry. 2012 - 2018
University of California, Davis, USA

Advisor: Dr. Susan M. Kauzlarich 

B.S. Chemistry, Magna cum laude. 2008 - 2012
Furman University, Greenville, SC, USA

Advisor: Dr. Marion Martin 

Thesis: "Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Octadecanethiol and Dodecanethiol Using Polarization Modulation Reflection-Absorption
Spectroscopy and Optical Tensiometry"

B.A. Music, Magna cum laude. 2008 - 2012

Furman University, Greenville, SC, USA

Workshops Attended

  • Durham Powder Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement School, Durham, UK (April 2016)
  • School on Representational Analysis and Magnetic Structure, College Park, MD (August 2015)
  • Modern Methods in Rietveld Refinement and Structural Analysis, Tallahassee, FL (May 2015)
  • Neutron and X-ray Scattering School, Argonne, IL/Oak Ridge, TN (June 2014)
  • ​ICMR Summer School on 3D: Modeling and Imaging at Multiple Length Scales, Santa Barbara, CA (June 2013)

Short Courses

  • Thermoelectricity: From Atoms To Systems (nanohub-U online short course, November 2013)