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Research interests

Find a professor who does research in an area in which you're interested by using the tool below. It filters the faculty according to their interests in three different categories. Select a tab below depending on whether you'd like to sort by focus area, technique or by traditional division.

Focus areas

Bioactivity

BIOACTIVITY

Tom Fyles
  • Membranes, ion-channels, biomimetic, molecular recognition, self-assembly
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules

Catalysis

CATALYSIS

David Berg
  • F-elements, organometallic and coordination chemistry, synthesis, medical and catalytic applications
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers

Energy

ENERGY

Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers

Kinetics/Dynamics

KINETICS/DYNAMICS

Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry

 

Materials

MATERIALS

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Irina Paci
  • Self-assembly on solid surfaces, Monte Carlo and multi-scale methods, materials in external fields
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics

Magnetism

MAGNETISM

Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands

Mechanisms

MECHANISMS

Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer

Medicinal

MEDICINAL

Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics

Nanotechnology

NANOTECHNOLOGY

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Irina Paci
  • Self-assembly on solid surfaces, Monte Carlo and multi-scale methods, materials in external fields
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics

Polymers

POLYMERS
Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers

Sensors

SENSORS

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics

Surfaces

SURFACES

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Irina Paci
  • Self-assembly on solid surfaces, Monte Carlo and multi-scale methods, materials in external fields

Techniques

Biological assays

BIOLOGICAL ASSAYS

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules

Electrochemistry

ELECTROCHEMISTRY

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Tom Fyles
  • Membranes, ion-channels, biomimetic, molecular recognition, self-assembly
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands

Fast Kinetics

FAST KINETICS

Cornelia Bohne
  • Photochromism, gels and asphaltene chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, photochemistry and photophysics
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer

Lasers

LASERS

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer
 

Magnetometry and EPR

MAGNETOMETRY AND ELECTRON PARAMAGNETIC RESONANCE

Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands

Mass spectrometry

MASS SPECTROMETRY

Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry

Microscopy

MICROSCOPY

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics

NMR

NMR

Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers

Spectroscopy

SPECTROSCOPY

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics

Synthesis

SYNTHESIS

David Berg
  • F-elements, organometallic and coordination chemistry, synthesis, medical and catalytic applications
Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
Tom Fyles
  • Membranes, ion-channels, biomimetic, molecular recognition, self-assembly
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery, organometallic & coordination chemistry, electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules

Theory

THEORY

David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Irina Paci
  • Self-assembly on solid surfaces, Monte Carlo and multi-scale methods, materials in external fields

Traditional divisions

Analytical

ANALYTICAL

Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry

Biological

BIOLOGICAL

Tom Fyles
  • Membranes, ion-channels, biomimetic, molecular recognition, self-assembly
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules

Inorganic

INORGANIC

David Berg
  • F-elements, organometallic and coordination chemistry, synthesis, medical and catalytic applications
Neil Burford
  • Chemistry of phosphorus, arsenic, antimony and bismuth: new synthetic and spectroscopic studies
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Scott McIndoe
  • Catalyst discovery and mechanisms, organometallic chemistry, mass spectrometry
Lisa Rosenberg
  • Catalyst design/mechanism, transition metal, Si & P chemistry, E-H activation, inorganic polymers

Organic

ORGANIC

Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Natia Frank
  • Materials chemistry, organic electronics, photovoltaics, photochromism, photomagnetism, spintronics
Robin Hicks
  • Synthesis, coordination chemistry, and applications of stable radicals and redox-active ligands
Tom Fyles
  • Membranes, ion-channels, biomimetic, molecular recognition, self-assembly
Fraser Hof
  • Medicinal chemistry, molecular recognition, synthesis, epigenetic therapies, chemical biology
Peter Wan
  • Mechanistic organic photochemistry, excited state proton transfer
Jeremy Wulff
  • Total synthesis and chemical biology; control of protein-protein interactions with small molecules
 

Physical

PHYSICAL

Cornelia Bohne
  • Supramolecular dynamics, kinetics, host-guest, gels, photophysics, photochromism, asphaltene
Alex Brolo
  • Surface spectroscopy, Raman, photovoltaics, bioanalytical, cancer research, single-molecule detection
David Harrington
  • Microfluidic and surface electro-chemistry, fuel cell catalysis, impedance spectroscopy
Dennis Hore
  • Biomolecules on surfaces, spectroscopy, instrument design, computer modeling
Matthew Moffitt
  • Self-assembly, polymer materials, nanoparticles, quantum dots, drug delivery, microfluidics
Robert Lipson
  • Molecular spectroscopy, photonics materials, laser desorption ionization, nonlinear optics, molecule detection, MALDI mass spectrometry
Irina Paci
  • Self-assembly on solid surfaces, Monte Carlo and multi-scale methods, materials in external fields
Frank van Veggel
  • Nanoparticles and quantum dots for cancer diagnostics and therapy, quantum computing and spintronics
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