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Materials Chemistry Faculty

  • Core Faculty
  • Cluster Affiliated Faculty
  • Research Professors
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  • Core Faculty

    These faculty have primary appointments in the Chemistry Department.


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    Eisenberg, Richard

    Tracy H. Harris Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
    eisenberg@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5573
    B24 Hutchison Hall
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    Interests: Inorganic and organometallic chemistry; synthesis, structure and reaction chemistry

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    Franco, Ignacio

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics
    ignacio.franco@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8209
    454 Hutchison Hall
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    Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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    Huo, Pengfei

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    huo@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7793
    415 Hutchison Hall
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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
    knowles@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0649
    457 Hutchison Hall
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    Interests: Inorganic Materials Chemistry

    Todd D. Krauss

    Krauss, Todd D.

    Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Optics

    Chair for Chemistry Department
    krauss@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5093
    465 Hutchinson
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    Interests: Nanoscale Materials and Devices

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    McCamant, David W.

    Associate Professor of Chemistry
    mccamant@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3122
    B30 Hutchison Hall
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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

    lewis.rothberg@rochester.edu
    462 Hutchinson Hall
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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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    Tang, Ching W.

    Professor; Professor of Chemistry
    ching.tang@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3552
    4009 Wegmans Hall
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    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

    lisa_delouise@urmc.rochester.edu | (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

    benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu | (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
    hitomi.mukaibo@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2355
    4307  Wegmans Hall
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    Interests: Bioanalytical Chemistry; Bio-Nanoscience; Electrochemistry; Energy Storage & Production; Biosensors; Chemistry at Interfaces; Materials Science

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    Shestopalov, Alexander A.

    Assistant Professor
    alexander.shestopalov@rochester.edu | (585) 276-5434
    4507 Wegmans Hall
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    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
    farid@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8398
    220E Hutchison Hall

    Interests: Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions

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