Graduated in 2014
Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2010-2014)
Internship, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2009-2010)
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2009)
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Cornell University (2005)
B.S., Chemistry, California State University, Fresno (1999)
Awards & Honors
Cornell University Margaret & Herman Sokol Fellowship in Chemistry (2004)
American Chemical Society Graduate Summer Fellowship in Analytical
Chemistry, sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company (2003)
Cornell University Franz Roessler Graduate Fellowship (2003)
Cornell University Howard Neal Wachter Memorial Prize for Excellence in Physical Chemistry (2002)
Department of Energy Undergraduate Fellowship in Nuclear & Radiochemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory (1998)
Selected Publications and Abstracts
George G. Malliaras, Jason D. Slinker, John A. DeFranco, Michael J. Jaquith, William R. Silveira, Yu-Wu Zhong, Jose M. Moran-Mirabal, Harold G. Craighead, Hector D. Abruna and John A. Marohn. Operating Mechanism of Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells. Nature Materials, 7, 168 (2008).
William R. Silveira, Erik M. Muller, Tse Nga Ng, David H. Dunlap, and John A. Marohn, High-Sensitivity Electric Force Microscopy of Organic Electronic Devices and Materials. Scanning Probe Microscopy: Electrical and Electromechanical Phenomena at the Nanoscale, Volume III, S.V. Kalinin and A. Gruverman, editors, Springer Verlag, New York (2007).
Jason D. Slinker, John A. DeFranco, Michael J. Jaquith, William R. Silveira, Y.W. Zhong, J.M. Moran-Mirabal,Harold G. Craighead, Hector D. Abruna, John A. Marohn, and George G. Malliaras, Direct Measurement of the Electric Field Distribution in a Light-emitting Electrochemical Cell. Nature Materials, 6, 894 (2007).
Tse Nga Ng, William R. Silveira, and John A. Marohn, The Dependence of Charge Injection on Temperature, Electric Field, and Energetic Disorder in an Organic Semiconductor. Physical Review Letters, 98, 066101 (2007).
Tse Nga Ng, William R. Silveira, and John A. Marohn, Non-Ideal Behavior in a Model System: Contact Degradation in a Molecularly Doped Polymer Revealed by Variable Temperature Electric Force Microscopy. Proceedings of the SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering (August 2006).
William R. Silveira, Microscopic View of Charge Injection in a Model Organic Semiconductor. Ph.D. thesis, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2005).
William R. Silveira and John A. Marohn, Microscopic View of Charge Injection in an Organic Semiconductor. Physical Review Letters 93, 116104 (2004).
William R. Silveira and John A. Marohn, A Vertical Inertial Coarse Approach for Variable Temperature Scanned Probe Microscopy. Review of Scientific Instruments 74, 267 (2003).