Materials Chemistry Faculty

Core Faculty

These faculty have primary appointments in the Chemistry Department.

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Barnett, Brandon R.

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Organometallic chemistry, porous materials, molecular separations, catalysis

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Franco, Ignacio

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry
    Associate Professor of Physics
    Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow

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Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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Huo, Pengfei

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry
    Associate Professor of Optics

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Interests: Theoretical Chemistry; Quantum Dynamics; Quantum Optics; Cavity QED; Light-Matter Interactions; Polariton Chemistry

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Knowles, Kathryn

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Inorganic Materials Chemistry

Todd D. Krauss

Krauss, Todd D.

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  • Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Optics

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Interests: Materials Chemistry and Physics of Colloidal Nanoscale Semiconductors ; Optics of nanoscale semiconductor materials; Quantum optics and nanoscience

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Matson, Ellen

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

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McCamant, David W.

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

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

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Partridge, Benjamin E.

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    Levinson-Shapiro Faculty Scholar

Interests: Supramolecular chemistry; Bioinspired materials; Self-assembly in water; Protein engineering

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Rothberg, Lewis

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  • 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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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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Müller, Astrid M.

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: Interests: Developing new multimetallic nanomaterials for sustainable energy, green chemistry, and biomedical applications, and understanding what materials properties drive functionality

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Porosoff, Marc D.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: CO2 Reduction; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Catalyst Structure-Property Relationships; C1 Chemistry; Upgrading Light Alkanes

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Shestopalov, Alexander

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  • Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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

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White, Andrew

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  • 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

Interests: Synthesis, structure, reaction chemistry and applications of inorganic and organometallic systems; metal complex photochemistry; molecular, semiconductor and hybrid systems for light-to-chemical energy conversion; parahydrogen induced polarization; sustainability and the hydrogen economy.

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Tang, Ching W.

  • Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering

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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