Inorganic-Organic Materials

Porous materials • solar energy • catalysis • magnetism • chemical sensors • alternative energy appliances • gas storage and separation • theory collaborations • molecular sieving membranes

Farha, Gianneschi, Harris, Hupp, Marks, Mirkin, Nguyen


Diagnostics • therapeutics • photovoltaics • catalysis • patterning • electronic structure • synthesis • magnetic separation • magnetic resonance imaging • synthetically programmable lattices

Dichtel, Farha, Gianneschi, Kanatzidis, Marks, Meade, Mirkin, Odom

Organometallic & Coordination Complexes

Catalysis • synthesis • electronic structure • reactivity • molecular magnetism • dye sensitized solar cells • main group electronic structure • transition metal inhibitors • quantum computation

Freedman, Harris, Marks, Meade, Mirkin, Nguyen

Physical Organic Chemistry

Electron Donor–Acceptor Systems • Photochemistry • Molecular Electronics • Surface Chemistry of Graphene and Polymer Nanocomposites • Self-Assembled Monolayers • Mass Spectrometry

Dichtel, Kalow, Nguyen, Wasielewski


Atomic layer deposition (ALD) for the synthesis of complex oxide films • Applications of Raman spectroscopy to map catalytic reactions on surfaces with high time resolution, photoreduction of CO2 using heterogeneous catalysis • Nanoparticle and molecular catalysts   •  Applications of vibrational sum frequency generation (SFG) to model heterogeneous catalysts

Geiger, Hupp, Kalow, Stair, Wasielewski, Weiss, Weitz

Energy Science

field effect transistors, organic photovoltaics, artificial photosynthesis, molecular electronics, energy storage, and the sustainable generation of fuels and chemical feedstocks

Chen, Dichtel, Farha, Geiger, Harel, Hupp, Kalow, Olvera de la Cruz, Schatz, Seideman, Shiozaki, Stair, Szleifer, Van Duyne, Wasielewski, Weiss, Weitz

Environmental Chemistry

Molecular-level research on sustainability in energy pathways, understanding and controlling pollutant transport, atmospheric chemistry under future – possibly warmer – climates, and impacts of emerging nanotechnologies on the environment

Chen, Dichtel, Farha, Geiger, Hupp, Wasielewski