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Spectroscopy and Photochemistry Faculty

Areas: Organic, Materials
Specialties: Synthesis and Catalysis, Computational Chemistry, Environment and Energy, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy

The Alabugin research group focuses on the discovery of new chemical reactions, synthesis of unusual molecules, and stereoelectronic connections between structure and reactivity.

Areas: Materials, Physical
Specialties: Solid State Chemistry, Spectroscopy and Photochemistry

Our research focus lies in both the synthesis and characterization of new materials exhibiting novel or improved properties, using experimental as well as theoretical techniques.

Areas: Inorganic, Materials, Physical, Organic
Specialties: Environment and Energy, Spectroscopy and Photochemistry, Radiochemistry, Synthesis and Catalysis

The Hanson research group focuses on the design, synthesis and characterization of light absorbing and emitting molecules for various applications.

Areas: Organic
Specialties: Spectroscopy and Photochemistry

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.

Areas: Materials, Analytical, Physical
Specialties: Environment and Energy, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy, and Solid State Chemistry

The Hu research group focuses on the design, synthesis, and characterization of functional energy materials and advancement of solid-state NMR/MRI techniques.

Areas: Materials, Inorganic, Physical
Specialties: Environment and Energy, Nanoscience, Spectroscopy and Photochemistry, Solid State Chemistry

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.

Areas: Analytical, Organic, Materials, Physical
Specialties: Bioanalytical, Environment and Energy, Nanoscience, Photochemistry and spectroscopy, Synthesis and Catalysis

We focus on understanding, controlling and tailoring the interfaces between inorganic nanomaterials and various systems, including biological materials, metal complexes and fluorescent compounds.

Areas: Materials, Physical
Specialties: Environment and Energy, Nanoscience, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy, Synthesis and Catalysis

The Nienhaus group seeks to untangle the optoelectronic properties of semiconductors at the nanoscale and leverage these for light-harvesting applications.

Areas: Analytical, organic, physical
Specialties: Spectroscopy and Photochemistry

Photochemistry of organic molecules; elucidation of the mechanisms of selected photochemical reactions with emphasis on biochemically significant molecules.

Areas: Physical, Materials, Analytical
Specialties: Solid State Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy

Solid-state NMR of the periodic table, diffraction methods, and quantum chemical computations to study numerous materials, like pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles, porous solids, and catalysts.

Areas: Inorganic, Materials, Physical
Specialties: Environment and Energy, Solid State Chemistry, Photochemistry and Spectroscopy, Synthesis and Catalysis

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.

Areas: Biochemistry, Inorganic, Materials
Specialties: Nanoscience, Spectroscopy and Photochemistry, Environment and Energy, Solid State Chemistry, Synthesis and Catalysis

The Strouse group focuses on the molecular engineering and design of a wide range of stimuli responsive nanoscale materials.

Areas: Materials, Organic
Specialties: Bioanalytical, Chemical Biology, Synthesis and Catalysis, Spectroscopy and Photochemistry

The Zhu group is interested in solving fundamental problems in chemistry and developing new technologies using the tools in supramolecular chemistry.