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Materials Chemistry Faculty

  • Core Faculty
  • Cluster Affiliated Faculty
  • Research Professors
  • Instructional Faculty
  • Emeritus Faculty
  • Core Faculty

    These faculty have primary appointments in the Chemistry Department.


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    Franco, Ignacio

    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics

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    Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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    Huo, Pengfei

    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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    Interests: Physical and theoretical chemistry; ab-initio dynamics for understanding chemistry; photo physics of solar energy conversion

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    Knowles, Kathryn

    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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    Interests: Inorganic Materials Chemistry

    Todd D. Krauss

    Krauss, Todd D.

    • Professor of Chemistry
      Professor of Optics
    • Chair, Chemistry Department

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    Interests: Colloidal Nanoscale Semiconuductors

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    McCamant, David W.

    • Associate Professor of Chemistry

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    Interests: Ultrafast spectroscopy of molecular dynamics in photochemistry; mechanisms of vibrational relaxation

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    Rothberg, Lewis

    • Professor of Chemistry
      Professor of Chemical Engineering

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    Interests: Polymer electronics; optoelectronic devices; light-emitting diodes; thin-film transistors; photodetectors; xerographic photoreceptors; biological sensors; electrooptic modulators

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    Cluster Affiliated Faculty

    Faculty in the Clusters have primary appointments in other departments but can mentor Chemistry graduate students.


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    DeLouise, Lisa A.

    • Associate Professor of Dermatology
      Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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    Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

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    Miller, Benjamin L.

    • Professor of Dermatology
      Professor of Biomedical Engineering
      Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
      Professor of the Institute for Optics

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    Interests: Developing new strategies for the sequence-selective recognition of RNA, and using the optical properties of nanostructured materials for the production of novel biosensors

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    Shestopalov, Alexander A.

    • Associate Professor

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    Interests: Surface Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Surface Patterning; Nanostructured Materials; Interfacial Thermodynamics

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    White, Andrew

    • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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    Research Professors

    Research professors do not accept graduate students, but have active research programs within the department.


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    Farid, Samir

    • Professor of Chemistry, Research

    Interests: Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions

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    Emeritus Faculty

    Emeritus faculty no longer teach courses or graduate students, but many are still active contributors to the intellectual life of the department, serving as co-advisors, mentors, and running research programs.


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    Eisenberg, Richard

    • Tracy H. Harris Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

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    Interests: Inorganic and organometallic chemistry; synthesis, structure and reaction chemistry

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    Tang, Ching W.

    • Emeritus Professor

    Interests: Organic Electronics; Thin-Film Devices; Display Technology; Organic Light Emitting Diodes; Organic Solar Cells; II-VI Semiconductors; CdTe Solar Cells; Thin-Film Deposition & Characterization

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