Core Faculty

Lin X. Chen | Professor

Lin X. Chen
  • Program Area(s):  Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Environmental Chemistry; Spectroscopy; Biophysics; Energy Science
  • Interest(s): Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Conducting Polymers, Inorganic, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-3479
  • Office Location: Tech L114
  • E-mail: l-chen@northwestern.edu

William Dichtel | Professor

William Dichtel
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Environmental Chemistry; Nanochemistry; Physical Organic Chemistry; Solid-State Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-6031
  • Office Location: Tech M292
  • E-mail: wdichtel@northwestern.edu

Omar Farha | Associate Professor

Omar Farha
  • Program Area(s):  Environmental Chemistry; Chemical Biology; Nanochemistry; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Energy Science
  • Phone: 847-467-4934
  • Office Location: Ryan 1024
  • E-mail: o-farha@northwestern.edu

Danna Freedman | Assistant Professor

Danna Freedman
  • Program Area(s):  Solid-State Materials; Organometallic & Coordination Complexes
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Materials, Energy, Crystallography, Magnetism, Molecular and Solid-State Synthesis
  • Phone: 847-491-4441
  • Office Location: Tech L214
  • E-mail: danna.freedman@northwestern.edu

Franz M. Geiger | Professor

Franz M. Geiger
  • Program Area(s):  Spectroscopy; Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Catalysis; Analytical Chemistry; Energy Science; Biophysics; Environmental Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Bio-analytical, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-6553
  • Office Location: Tech KG66
  • E-mail: geigerf@chem.northwestern.edu

Nathan Gianneschi | Professor

Nathan Gianneschi

Elad Harel | Assistant Professor

Elad Harel
  • Program Area(s):  Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Biophysics; Energy Science; Spectroscopy
  • Interest(s): Physical, Biophysical, Energy Related, Nanoscience
  • Phone: 847-467-7580
  • Office Location: Tech G147
  • E-mail: elharel@northwestern.edu

T. David Harris | Assistant Professor

T. David Harris
  • Program Area(s):  Organometallic & Coordination Complexes; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Magnetic materials, Molecular clusters, Nanonstructured materials, Bioinorganic, Energy-related Catalysis, Ligand Design
  • Phone: 847-467-4176
  • Office Location: Tech L212
  • E-mail: dharris@northwestern.edu

Mark C. Hersam | Joint Professor with Materials Science and Engineering

Mark C. Hersam

Brian Hoffman | Professor

Brian Hoffman
  • Program Area(s):  Biophysics; Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Materials, Physical/Analytical
  • Phone: 847-491-3104
  • Office Location: Tech NG91
  • E-mail: bmh@northwestern.edu

Joseph T. Hupp | Professor

Joseph T. Hupp
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Analytical Chemistry; Catalysis; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Environmental Chemistry
  • Phone: 847-491-3504
  • Office Location: Ryan 1011
  • E-mail: j-hupp@northwestern.edu

Julia Kalow | Assistant Professor

Julia Kalow
  • Program Area(s):  Physical Organic Chemistry; Organic Nanotechnology & Materials; Energy Science; Catalysis
  • Interest(s): Polymers, Method Development, Biomaterials, Organic Chemistry, Materials/Nanoscience, Energy
  • Phone: 847-467-4972
  • Office Location: M290
  • E-mail: jkalow@northwestern.edu

Mercouri Kanatzidis | Professor

Mercouri Kanatzidis
  • Program Area(s):  Solid-State Materials; Nanochemistry
  • Interest(s): Environmental, Inorganic, Materials, Physical, Analytical
  • Phone: 847-467-1541
  • Office Location: Tech K260
  • E-mail: m-kanatzidis@northwestern.edu

Neil Kelleher | Professor

Neil Kelleher
  • Program Area(s):  Chemical Biology
  • Interest(s): Organic, Chemical Biology, Physical, Analytical, Bio-analytical
  • Phone: 847-467-4362
  • Office Location: Silverman Hall 4605
  • E-mail: n-kelleher@northwestern.edu

Tobin J. Marks | Professor

Tobin J. Marks
  • Program Area(s):  Nanochemistry; Total Synthesis & Method Development; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Organometallic & Coordination Complexes
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical/Analytical
  • Phone: 847-491-5658
  • Office Location: Tech M294
  • E-mail: t-marks@northwestern.edu

Thomas J. Meade | Professor

Thomas J. Meade
  • Program Area(s):  Bioinorganic Chemistry; Nanochemistry; Organometallic & Coordination Complexes
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Chemical Biology, Inorganic, Bioinorganic, Physical, Biophysical, Nanoscience
  • Phone: 847-491-2481
  • Office Location: Silverman 2504
  • E-mail: tmeade@northwestern.edu

Chad Mirkin | Professor

Chad Mirkin
  • Program Area(s):  Bioinorganic Chemistry; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Nanochemistry; Organometallic & Coordination Complexes
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Bio-Organic, Chemical Biology, Polymer, Inorganic, Organometallics, Bioinorganic, Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Bio-analytical, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-7302
  • Office Location: Ryan 3012
  • E-mail: chadnano@northwestern.edu

Milan Mrksich | Professor

Milan Mrksich
  • Program Area(s):  Analytical Chemistry; Organic Nanotechnology & Materials; Chemical Biology
  • Interest(s): Biomaterials and interfaces; cell adhesion and migration; electroactive interfaces; physical organic chemistry of interfacial reactions; bio-inspired nanostructured materials; biochips
  • Phone: 847-467-0472
  • Office Location: Tech B490
  • E-mail: milan.mrksich@northwestern.edu

SonBinh T. Nguyen | Professor

SonBinh T. Nguyen
  • Program Area(s):  Organometallic & Coordination Complexes; Chemical Biology; Total Synthesis & Method Development; Organic Nanotechnology & Materials; Inorganic-Organic Materials; Physical Organic Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Environmental, Inorganic, Life Sciences, Materials, Organic
  • Phone: 847-467-3347
  • Office Location: Ryan 2015
  • E-mail: stn@northwestern.edu

Thomas V. O'Halloran | Professor

Thomas V. O'Halloran
  • Program Area(s):  Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Bio-Organic, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Inorganic, Bioinorganic, X-Ray Crystallography, Physical, Biophysical, Bio-analytical, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-5060
  • Office Location: Silverman 4611
  • E-mail: t-ohalloran@northwestern.edu

Teri W. Odom | Professor and Associate Chair

Teri W. Odom
  • Program Area(s):  Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Analytical Chemistry; Nanochemistry; Biophysics
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Solid State, Physical, Bio-analytical, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-7674
  • Office Location: Ryan 2014
  • E-mail: todom@northwestern.edu

Monica Olvera de la Cruz | Professor

Monica Olvera de la Cruz
  • Program Area(s):  Theory & Computation; Energy Science
  • Phone: (847) 491-7801
  • Office Location: Silverman 4621
  • E-mail: m-olvera@northwestern.edu

Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier | Professor

Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier
  • Program Area(s):  Solid-State Materials
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Solid State, X-Ray Crystallography, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-3505
  • Office Location: Tech GG35
  • E-mail: krp@northwestern.edu

John A. Rogers | Professor

John A. Rogers

Amy Rosenzweig | Joint Professor with Molecular Bioscience

Amy Rosenzweig
  • Program Area(s):  Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Interest(s): Bioinorganic chemistry and structural biology, biological methane oxidation and nitrification, metal uptake and transport, oxygen activation by metalloenzymes, membrane proteins
  • Phone: 847-467-5301
  • Office Location: Cook 4137
  • E-mail: amyr@northwestern.edu

Richard Schaller | Assistant Professor

Richard Schaller
  • Program Area(s):  Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Spectroscopy
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Physical/Analytical
  • Phone: 847-467-2399
  • Office Location: Tech K114
  • E-mail: schaller@northwestern.edu

George C. Schatz | Professor

George C. Schatz
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Theory & Computation
  • Interest(s): Physical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Theoretical, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-5657
  • Office Location: Ryan 4018
  • E-mail: g-schatz@northwestern.edu

Karl A. Scheidt | Professor

Karl A. Scheidt
  • Program Area(s):  Chemical Biology; Total Synthesis & Method Development
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Bio-Organic, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Catalysis, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-6659
  • Office Location: Silverman 3611
  • E-mail: scheidt@northwestern.edu

Tamar Seideman | Professor

Tamar Seideman
  • Program Area(s):  Theory & Computation; Energy Science
  • Interest(s): Physical, Energy Related, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Theoretical, Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-4979
  • Office Location: Ryan 4016
  • E-mail: t-seideman@northwestern.edu

Toru Shiozaki | Assistant Professor

Toru Shiozaki
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Theory & Computation
  • Interest(s): Physical, Theoretical
  • Phone: 847-467-3290
  • Office Location: 4015B Ryan Hall
  • E-mail: shiozaki@northwestern.edu

Richard B. Silverman | Professor

Richard B. Silverman
  • Program Area(s):  Chemical Biology
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Bio-Organic, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology
  • Phone: 847-491-5653
  • Office Location: Silverman 4603
  • E-mail: r-silverman@northwestern.edu

Peter C. Stair | Professor and Chair

Peter C. Stair
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Catalysis
  • Interest(s): Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-5266
  • Office Location: Catalysis 217
  • E-mail: pstair@northwestern.edu

Sir Fraser Stoddart | Professor

Sir Fraser Stoddart
  • Program Area(s):  Organic Nanotechnology & Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-3793
  • Office Location: Ryan 2010
  • E-mail: stoddart@northwestern.edu

Samuel I. Stupp | Professor

Samuel I. Stupp
  • Program Area(s):  Organic Nanotechnology & Materials; Chemical Biology
  • Interest(s): Organic, Materials, Nanotechnology, Self-Assembly, Supramolecular Chemistry, Solar Energy, Catalysis, Polymers, Biomaterials for Medicine
  • Phone: 847-491-3002
  • Office Location: Cook 1127
  • E-mail: s-stupp@northwestern.edu

Igal Szleifer | Professor

Igal Szleifer
  • Program Area(s):  Theory & Computation; Energy Science
  • Interest(s): Protein Adsorption and Biocompatible Materials, Lipid Layers and Model Cell Membranes, Drug Delivery Systems, Ligand-Receptor Binding and Smart (Reponsive) Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-0674
  • Office Location: Silverman 4629
  • E-mail: igalsz@northwestern.edu

Regan J. Thomson | Associate Professor

Regan J. Thomson
  • Program Area(s):  Total Synthesis & Method Development; Chemical Biology
  • Interest(s): Organic, Synthetic, Catalysis
  • Phone: 847-467-5963
  • Office Location: Tech K352
  • E-mail: r-thomson@northwestern.edu

Richard P. Van Duyne | Professor

Richard P. Van Duyne
  • Program Area(s):  Spectroscopy; Analytical Chemistry; Energy Science
  • Interest(s): Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Bio-analytical, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-3516
  • Office Location: Tech K124
  • E-mail: vanduyne@northwestern.edu

Michael R. Wasielewski | Professor

Michael R. Wasielewski
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Catalysis; Environmental Chemistry; Spectroscopy; Biophysics; Physical Organic Chemistry; Organic Nanotechnology & Materials
  • Interest(s): Organic, Physical Organic, Photochemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Physical, Energy Related, Biophysical, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-467-1423
  • Office Location: Ryan 1010
  • E-mail: m-wasielewski@northwestern.edu

Emily A. Weiss | Professor

Emily A. Weiss
  • Program Area(s):  Energy Science; Catalysis; Physical Nanotechnology & Materials; Analytical Chemistry; Spectroscopy
  • Interest(s): Inorganic, Nanoparticles and Surface Science, Physical, Analytical, Energy Related, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental, Nanoscience, Materials
  • Phone: 847-491-3095
  • Office Location: Tech K330
  • E-mail: e-weiss@northwestern.edu

Eric Weitz | Professor

Eric Weitz
  • Program Area(s):  Catalysis; Energy Science
  • Interest(s): Physical, Energy Related, Catalysis, Energy and Environmental
  • Phone: 847-491-5583
  • Office Location: Tech K122
  • E-mail: weitz@northwestern.edu