​Biography

2014-Present       Research Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory
2013-2014            Postdoctoral Researcher, Idaho National Laboratory
2011-2013            Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Arizona
2003-2011            Ph.D., University of Arizona
1999-2003            B.S., Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College

Research

My research interests focus primarily on the development and implementation of a range of analytical techniques to study the radiolytic degradation of ligands and solvents used in nuclear fuel cycle applications, facilitating quantitative product identification and formation/decomposition mechanisms.

Recent Publications (h-index 7, total publications: 1​6)

  1. Horne, G.P.; Zarzana, C.A.; Rae, C.; Cook, A.R.; Mezyk, S.P.; Zalupski, P.R.; Wilden, A.; Mincher, B.J., Does Addition of 1-Octanol as a Phase Modifier Provide Radical Scavenging Radioprotection for N,N,N’,N’-tetraoctyldiglycolamide (TODGA)? Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 202022, 24978.

  2. Horne, G.P.; Zarzana, C.A.; Daubaras, D.L.; Pilgrim, C.D.; Rae, C.; Faulkner, R.F.; Kiddle, J.J.; Mezyk, S.P., Probing activated radioprotection of simple hydrophilic phosphonic acids in aqueous solution. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2020, 170, 108636.

  3. Horne, G.P.; Mezyk, S.P.; Mincher, B.J.; Zarzana, C.A.; Rae, C.; Tillotson, R.D.; Schmitt, N.C.; Ball, R.D.; Ceder, J.; Charbonnel, M.-C.; Guilbaud, P.; Saint-Louis, G.; Berthon, L., DEHBA (di-2-ethylhexylbutyramide) gamma radiolysis under spent nuclear fuel solvent extraction process conditions. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2020, 170, 108608.

  4. Horne, G.P.; Zarzana, C.A.; Grimes, T.S.; Rae, C.; Ceder, J.; Mezyk, S.P.; Mincher, B.J.; Charbonnel, M.-C.; Guilbaud, P.; Saint-Louis, G.; Berthon, L., Effect of Chemical Environment on the Radiation Chemistry of N,N-di-(2-ethylhexyl)butyramide (DEHBA) and Plutonium Retention. Dalton Transactions2019, 48, 14450.

  5. Horne, G.P.; Kiddle, J.J.; Zarzana, C.A.; Rae, C.; Peller, J.R.; Cook, A.R.; Mezyk, S.P.; Mincher, B.J., 31P NMR Study of the Activated Radioprotection Mechanism of Octylphenyl-N,N-diisobutylcarbamoylmethyl Phosphine Oxide (CMPO) and Analogues. Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 11547.​