Materials Chemistry Faculty

Core Faculty

These faculty have primary appointments in the Chemistry Department.

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Eisenberg, Richard

Tracy H. Harris Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus | (585) 275-5573
B24 Hutchison Hall

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

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Franco, Ignacio

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics | (585) 275-8209
454 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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Huo, Pengfei

Assistant Professor of Chemistry | (585) 276-7793
415 Hutchison Hall

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 | (585) 275-0649
457 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Inorganic Materials Chemistry

Todd D. Krauss

Krauss, Todd D.

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Optics

Chair of Chemistry Department | (585) 275-5093
465 Hutchinson

Interests: Nanoscale Materials and Devices

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McCamant, David W.

Associate Professor of Chemistry | (585) 276-3122
B30 Hutchison Hall

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
462 Hutchinson Hall

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

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Tang, Ching W.

Professor; Professor of Chemistry | (585) 275-3552
101A Gavett Hall

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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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
Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering | (585) 275-1810

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 the Institute for Optics | (585) 275-9805

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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Mukaibo, Hitomi

Assistant Professor | (585) 275-2355
201E Gavett Hall

Interests: Bioanalytical Chemistry; Bio-Nanoscience; Electrochemistry; Energy Storage & Production; Biosensors; Chemistry at Interfaces; Materials Science

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Shestopalov, Alexander A.

Assistant Professor | (585) 276-5434
248 Gavett Hall

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

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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 | (585) 275-8398
220E Hutchison Hall

Interests: Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions