Academic Degrees:
   Ph.D. Physics
   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
   May 2020
   M.S. Physics
   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
   May 2015
   B.S. Physics, Cum Laude
   Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
   December 2011
   B.S. Justice Studies, minor in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude
   Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
   May 2007
   Honors Thesis: "Reconstructing the Past: Problems and Possibilities in Analysis of the Postmortem Human Body"

Publications and Proceedings:
   Boley, A., Luna, E., Zhang, C., Faleev, N., and Smith, D.J. (2021) "Interfacial Intermixing and Anti-Phase Boundaries in GaP/Si(001) Heterostructures," Journal of Crystal Growth 562, 126059.
   Zhang, C., Boley, A., Maroc, A., Faleev, N., Smith, D.J., and Honsberg, C.B. (2018) "Investigation of Defect Creation in GaP/Si(001) Epitaxial Structures," Journal of Crystal Growth 503, 36.
   Carpenter, J.V., Bailly, M., Boley, A., Shi, J., Minjares, M., Smith, D.J., Bowden, S., Holman, Z.C. (2017) "Crystallinity of Microcrystalline Silicon Thin Films Measured with UV Raman Spectroscopy," Physica Status Solidi (B) 1700204.
   Boley, A., Kim, Y., Ban, K.-Y., Honsberg, C.B., and Smith, D.J. "TEM Characterization of InAs Quantum Dots with GaAsSb Spacer Layers" [Poster Presentation], Microscopy & Microanalysis, July 24-28, 2016, Columbus, OH.
   Kim, Y., Ban, K.-Y., Boley, A., Smith, D.J., and Honsberg, C.B. (2015) "Effect of spacer layer thickness on structural and optical properties of multi-stack InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots," Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 173109.
   Boley, A., Storm, D. F., McCartney, M.R., and Smith, D. J. "Characterization of N-polar GaN/AlGaN/GaN Heterostructures Using Electron Holography" [Presentation], Microscopy & Microanalysis, August 3-7, 2014, Hartford, CT.
   *Boley, A., Sun, H., McCartney, M.R., Smith, D. J., and Moustakas, T.D. "Characterization of AlGaN-based GRINSCH Using TEM and Electron Holography" [Poster Presentation], Microscopy & Microanalysis, August 4-8, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
   Tang, D., Allard, L., Boley, A., Smith, D., Liu, J. (2013) "Structure and morphology of polar and semi-polar pyramidal surfaces coating Wurtzite ZnO micro-wires," J. Mater. Sci. 48, 3857-3862.
   Boley, A., Tsong, I.S.T., Smith, D.J. "Cross–Sectional Characterization of Defects in GaN MQW LEDs" [Presentation], Microscopy & Microanalysis, July 19 - August 2, 2012, Phoenix, AZ.
   Blake, A.H., Caselli, D., Durot, C., Mueller, J., Parra, E., Gilgen, J., Boley, A., Smith, D.J., Tsong, I.S.T., Roberts, J.C., Piner, E., Linthicum, K., Cook, J.W., Jr., Koleske, D.D., Crawford, M.H., Fischer, A.J. (2012) "InGaN/GaN multiple-quantum-well light-emitting diodes grown on Si(111) substrates with ZrB2(0001) buffer layers," J. Appl. Phys. 111, 033107.
   * Second Prize, Microscopy Society of America Student Poster Award, Instrumentation & Techniques

Honors and Awards:
   • Outstanding Adjunct Award, 2016, Glendale Community College
   • Phi Beta Kappa
   • National Merit Scholar
   • William J. and Carol M. Motil Physics Scholarship, fall 2014, Arizona State University
   • Wally Stoelzel Physics Scholarship, 2010–2011 academic year, Arizona State University
   • Full Tuition Waiver, 2003–2007, Arizona State University
   • Senator Robert Byrd Scholarship, 2003–2007, Arizona State University
   • High School Class Valedictorian, 2003, Phoenix Christian High School

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