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Brian Gilbert

PhD, Indiana University
BS, University of Arizona

Chemistry Professor Brian Gilbert leads seminars and courses on the art and science of brewing, and chemical-free beer.

His research interests include surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), production and charac-
terization of SERS active surfaces, SERS investigations of surface mediated photochemistry, SERS
based probes for environmental analysis, and biochemical applications of SERS. His analysis has been supported by the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Gilbert served as a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., and has taught at Linfield College since 2001.