Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson, PhD

Assistant Professor
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Nanoscience & Nanoengineering
(605) 394-2539

Dr. Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  Prior to joining the faculty of SDSMT in 2014, he worked as an engineer in private industry for nearly a decade.

Dr. Anderson’s work with BioSNTR focuses on the use of optical microscopy and image processing techniques to study cellular mechanics.  He built and maintains the lattice light-sheet microscopy (LLSM) lab at SDSMT.

Areas of expertise:
Optical microscopy, signal and image processing, simulation

Selected publications:
Robert B. Anderson, Steve J. Smith, P. Stanley May, and Mary T. Berry, “Revisiting the NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Mechanism in β-NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5, pp. 36–42 (2014).

Q. Lu, A. Hor, J. Fisher, R. B. Anderson, S. Liu, T.-S. Luk, K. Bayat, M. Baroughi, P. S. May, and S. Smith, “Two-color Surface Plasmon Polariton Enhanced Upconversion in NaYF4:Yb:Tm Nanoparticles on Au Nanopillar Arrays,” J. Phys. Chem. C 118, pp. 3251–3257 (2014).

R. B. Anderson, J. Fisher, A. Hor, A. Lu, H. Paudel, K. Bayat, M. Baroughi, T.-S. Luk, P. S. May, and S. Smith, “Spectroscopic Imaging of Metal-Enhanced Upconversion on Plasmonic Substrates” MRS Online Proceedings Library 1457, mrss12-1457-kk11-34 (2012), doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1522.

C. Lin, M. T. Berry, R. Anderson, S. Smith, and P. S. May, “Highly Luminescent NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Thin Films and Monoliths Requiring No High-Temperature Treatment," Chem. Mater. 21, pp. 3406–3413 (2009).


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