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Amanda J Carr

Argonne Scholar


Amanda is a Walter Massey Fellow in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division at Argonne National Lab. She studies electrochemical separations of f-elements and is specifically interested in lanthanide separations. Previously, Amanda was a postdoctoral appointee in the same division and studied ion adsorption to graphene and graphene oxide using interfacial x-ray scattering and spectroscopy. 


  • Postdoctoral appointee, Argonne National Lab, IL (2020-2023)
  • PhD in Chemistry, Stony Brook University, NY (2020)
  • BSci in Chemistry, University of Rochester, NY (2016)

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Invited mini review on postdoctoral research for Nanoscale (2023)
  • Invited Tools of the Trade contribution for Nature Reviews Physics (2022)
  • Selected as a Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter Emerging Leader (2021). A limited number of early career researchers have been nominated by the journal’s Editorial Board as the most talented and exciting researchers in their generation.”
  • Nottingham Prize Finalist, Physical Electronic Conference (2020)
  • Excellence in Doctoral Research Award, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University (2020)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University (2020)
  • Graduate Assistance in Area of National Need Fellowship, US Department of Education (2017-2018)

Recent Publications