Spectroscopy and Photochemistry Faculty
The Alabugin research group focuses on the discovery of new chemical reactions, synthesis of unusual molecules, and stereoelectronic connections between structure and reactivity.
Proton-coupled electron transfer reactions play essential roles in a variety of aqueous and biological redox processes; however, the overall redox mechanisms can be quite complex...
The Hanson research group focuses on the design, synthesis and characterization of light absorbing and emitting molecules for various applications.
Many important phenomena that interact to determine the outcome of a chemical reaction occur in the time regime from 10-13 to 10-6 seconds.
The Hu research group focuses on the design, synthesis, and characterization of functional energy materials and advancement of solid-state NMR/MRI techniques.
The Kudisch group investigates the photophysical and photochemical underpinnings of next-generation photocatalysts for use in novel and disruptive photochemical transformations.
Our research focuses the development of new functional materials for applications in a wide range of technological areas from energy to environmental and information technologies.
We focus on understanding, controlling and tailoring the interfaces between inorganic nanomaterials and various systems, including biological materials, metal complexes and fluorescent compounds.
The Nienhaus group seeks to untangle the optoelectronic properties of semiconductors at the nanoscale and leverage these for light-harvesting applications.
Photochemistry of organic molecules; elucidation of the mechanisms of selected photochemical reactions with emphasis on biochemically significant molecules.
Solid-state NMR of the periodic table, diffraction methods, and quantum chemical computations to study numerous materials, like pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles, porous solids, and catalysts.
We study relationships between crystal and electronic structures and properties of materials, in order to design and synthesize better magnets, catalysts, and stimuli-responsive molecular materials.
The Strouse group focuses on the molecular engineering and design of a wide range of stimuli responsive nanoscale materials.
The Zhu group is interested in solving fundamental problems in chemistry and developing new technologies using the tools in supramolecular chemistry.