Candace S. Seu, Ph.D. is a Technical Specialist in the Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Intellectual Property practice group. Candace helps to prosecute patents in the fields of chemistry and materials science, including: batteries, catalysis, OLEDs (organic light-emitting diodes), and solar fuel cells, drawing on her experience in inorganic, organic, and materials chemistry.
After receiving her doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry, Candace was a postdoctoral scholar at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for two years, from 2013 – 2015. Candace is a prolific writer and has published numerous articles in scientific journals.
- Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP (legacy firm Christie Parker & Hale LLP), Technical Specialist, 2015 -present
- Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Battery Materials Scientist, 2013 – 2015
- University of California San Diego, Chemistry Graduate Research Fellow 2008 – 2013
- City of Hope, Research Biochemist, 2005 - 2007
- Coauthor, "Aluminum Borate Coating on High-Voltage Cathodes for Li-Ion Batteries," Journal of Electrochemical Society, 2015
- Coauthor, “Synthesis, structural, and electrocatalytic reduction studies of [Pd(P2N2)2]2+ complexes.” Organometrics, 2013
- Coauthor, "Formate oxidation via b-deprotonation in [Ni(PR2NR’2)2(CH3CN)]2+complexes." Energy and Environmental Science, 2012
- Coauthor, "A Versatile Synthesis of PR2NR’2 Ligands for Molecular Electrocatalysts with Pendant Bases in the Second Coordination Sphere." Organometallics, 2012
- Coauthor, "Artificial photosynthesis of CO: Kinetic and structural studies, origins of selectivity, and importance of interfacial charge transfer," PNAS, 2012
- Coauthor, "Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Formate by [Ni(PR2NR′2)2(CH3CN)]2+ Complexes." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011
- Coauthor, “Reactivity of the Nickel(0)−CO2−Imine System: New Pathway to Vicinal Diamines.” Organometallics, 2010
- Coauthor, "Identification of SUMO-Binding Motifs by NMR." Methods in Molecular Biology, 2008
- Coauthor, “Sensitivity Enhancement of Multidimensional NMR Experiments by Paramagnetic Relaxation Effects.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006