The Phillips Group

Scott T. Phillips

Martarano Associate

Professor of Chemistry

104 Chemistry Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Office: 436 Chemistry Building

Phone: 814-867-2502

Fax: 814-865-5235


Associate Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2014-present

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2008-2014

Research Fellow, George Whitesides Group, Harvard University, 2006-2008

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Matthew Shair Group, Harvard University, 2004-2006


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2004

B.S., California State University, San Bernardino, 1999

Research Interests

Organic, polymer, and materials chemistry

Design of thermally stable amplification reagents

Stimuli-responsive materials

Analytical materials chemistry

Point-of-need diagnostics

Sustainable plastics

Biomedical materials

Personal Interests

Spending time with family


Outdoor activities

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