Research Interests

His professional interests include charge-transfer reactions at solid/liquid and liquid/liquid interfaces, electrochemical kinetics and nano- and bio-electrochemistry. During the last several years, he has been involved in theoretical and experimental development of scanning electrochemical microscopy, applied this method to study various chemical structures and processes and co-edited the first monograph on SECM.



  • ed. M.V. Mirkin and S. Amemiya, Nanoelectrochemistry, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1st edition, 2014, In Press,
  • ed. A.J. Bard and M.V. Mirkin, Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy, CRC Press, Boca Raton FL, 2nd edition, 2012, ,
  • Y.X. Wang, T. Kakiuchi, Y. Yasui, and M.V. Mirkin,, Kinetics of Ion Transfer at the Ionic Liquid/Water Nanointerface, JACS, 2010, 132, 16945-16952
  • F.O. Laforge, J. Velmurugan, Y.X. Wang and M.V. Mirkin, Nanoscale Imaging of Surface Topography and Reactivity with the Scanning Electrochemical Microscope, Analytical Chemistry, 2009, 81, 3143-3150
  • P. Sun and M.V. Mirkin, Electrochemistry of Individual Molecules in Zeptoliter Volumes, JACS, 2008, 130, 8241-8250
  • P. Sun, F.O. Laforge, T.P. Abeyweera, S.A. Rotenberg, J. Carpino, and M.V. Mirkin, Nanoelectrochemistry of Mammalian Cells, PNAS, 2008, 105, 443-448
  • P. Sun and M.V. Mirkin, Kinetics of Electron-Transfer Reactions at Nanoelectrodes, Analytical Chemistry, 2006, 78, 6526-6534


Job History

  • 1993 - Current : Professor of Chemistry, Queens College
  • 1990 - 1993 : Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Texas, USA
  • 1982 - 1987 : PhD Electrochemistry, Kazakh State University, USSR
  • 1977 - 1982 : BS/MS Chemistry, Kazakh State University, USSR