- Surface Chemistry
- Magnetic Materials
- Fuel cells
- Porous Materials
- Solid State Chemistry
- Polymer Chemistry
- Materials for Energy Applications
Full description of the course work can be found at Materials Chemistry Site
Scott L. Anderson
Nanoscale surface chemistry, catalysis, nanoparticle mass spectrometry, high energy density nanoparticle fuels, development of new techniques for nanoscale surface analysis.
John C. Conboy
Analysis of protein interactions at solid/liquid and liquid/liquid interfaces usingnonlinear optical spectroscopies and electrochemical methods.
Computer simulation and theory of the dynamics and interactions of nanoparticles: Self-assembly, structural transformations of nanocrystals, nanocrystal growth, rare events sampling methods.
Joel M. Harris
Spectroscopic characterization of interfacial structure and dynamics of molecules in porous materials. Development of nanostructured materials for plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy.
Discovery and development of transition metal-mediated reactions for the catalytic construction of structurally complex small molecules and polymeric materials.
Joel S. Miller
Preparing and studying new magnetic materials based on molecular inorganic, organometallic, and organic chemistry.
Shelley D. Minteer
Enzymatic bioelectrocatalysis, fuel cells, batteries, electrosynthesis.
Computer simulations and statistical mechanics methods to investigate disordered materials, from monatomic liquids to nanostructured polyelectrolyte membranes.
Investigating the connection between structure and function in complex macromolecular materials, with interests both in artificial macromolecules (synthetic polymers) and in biological ones (proteins, DNA).
Jennifer S. Shumaker-Parry
Nanoparticle synthesis and assembly, plasmonics, interfacial chemical analysis, fabricated nanostructures, surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy and microscopy, plasmon-based optical antennas, surface enhanced spectroscopy.
Henry S. White
Development of electrochemical methods for the analysis of electron-transfer events in biological and nanoscale domains.
Solid-state synthesis of inorganic/organic nanostructures, morphological and structural characterization by Synchrotron and in-house spectroscopy techniques, nanofabrication processes for energy conversion, batteries, and electronics.
Nanoporous materials, functional organic and hybrid organic/inorganic materials, nanoparticles, surface chemistry, polymers, anti-cancer agents, self-assembly, molecular recognition