NAWCAD, Airborne AntiSubmarine Warfare Systems Engineering Division, Patuxent River, MD
RAFAEL VELÃZQUEZ works at NAWCAD, Airborne AntiSubmarine Warfare Systems Engineering Division, Patuxent River, MD. He has performed fundamental research in nanomaterials for light harvesting, photovoltaics, energy storage, microcrystalline diamond, ultrananocrystalline diamond nanowire arrays in deep UV photodetection, and nanomaterials for biomedical applications in bacteria and cancer cells. He was also associate professor at the Molecular Sciences Research Center for the Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials Research Lab. He has written more than a dozen publications. Dr. VelÃ¡zquez holds a Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Puerto Rico.