Production & Storage Solutions Group: Faculty

Guillermo Bazan

Production & Storage Solutions Group Head
Professor, Materials, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Gui Bazan’s research interests include synthesis of organic molecules with architectures that optimize optoelectronic performance and photophysics of conjugated organic solids...
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John Bowers

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

John Bowers is interested in energy efficiency and the development of novel low power optoelectronic devices for the next generation of optical networks...
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Steven Buratto

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Steven Buratto’s research is focused on applying near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) and near-field optical spectroscopy (NFOS) to the study of thin films and surfaces... 
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Michael Chabinyc

Professor & Associate Chair, Materials

Michael Chabinyc studies materials for flexible electronics and energy storage and conversion. Specific interests include hybrid organic...
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Bradley Chmelka

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Bradley Chmelka’s research in nanotechnology explores new materials for energy conversion (e.g., batteries, fuel cells). His research is motivated by the need to understand at a molecular level the fabrication...
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Glenn Fredrickson

Professor, Chemical Engineering, Materials

Glenn Fredrickson's research involves the theoretical analysis of complex fluids and polymers including suspensions, polymer solutions, and melts, and especially block and graft copolymers...
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Arthur Gossard

Professor, Materials, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Arthur Gossard’s special interests are molecular beam epitaxy, the growth of quantum wells, superlattices, magnetic semiconductors and metal/semiconductor nanocomposites...
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Craig Hawker

Professor, Materials, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Craig Hawker is interested in the interface between organic and polymer chemistry with emphasis on the design, synthesis, and application of well-defined macromolecular structures...
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Alan Heeger

Professor, Physics, Materials

Alan Heeger and his colleagues discovered conducting polymers (for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize), a novel class of materials with electrical and optical properties...
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Carlos G. Levi

Professor, Materials, Mechanical Engineering

The overarching theme of Carlos Levi's research is the fundamental understanding of microstructure evolution, with emphasis on structural alloys and ceramics...
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Eric Matthys

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Eric Matthys' research interests include non-Newtonian fluid mechanics and heat transfer, with experimental investigations of the characteristics of complex fluids such as surfactant solutions or polymer solutions, especially turbulent flow...
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Eric McFarland

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Eric McFarland has broad-ranging research interests with direct links to industrial problems. His research activities are focused on coupling fundamental processes at surfaces with novel material systems...
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Umesh Mishra

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Umesh Mishra’s research interests include energy efficient high-speed transistors, optoelectronics, semiconductor device physics and advanced processing and integration techniques...
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Daniel Morse

Wilcox Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Biomolecular Science & Engineering

Daniel Morse conducts research at the intersection of biotechnology and nanotechnology in a new interdisciplinary collaboration that combines the approaches of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology...
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Thuc-Quyen Nguyen

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen's current research interests are electronic properties of conjugated polyelectrolytes, interfaces in optoelectronic devices, charge generation and transport in organic semiconductors...
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Sumita Pennathur

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Sumita's research in the Nanoscale Device Laboratory is focused on novel studies of chemical and biological species using fabricated nanoscale devices with special attention to energy conversion...
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Jon Schuller

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

At a fundamental level, our research concerns novel physical phenomena that occur when light interacts with objects of subwavelength dimensions. As engineers...
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Rachel Segalman

Professor, Chemical and Material Engineering

Her postdoctoral research in conjugated polymer synthesis and properties took place at the Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France in 2003...
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Ram Seshadri

Professor, Materials, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Ram Seshadri’s research encompasses a number of areas in the chemistry of inorganic materials, including new ways of preparing materials, seeking clues from nature on how to make new high-performance materials,  magnetism in inorganic solids...
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Galen Stucky

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Materials

Galen Stucky’s research focuses on organic and inorganic interface chemistry including conversion of methane to chemicals and fuels, photovoltaic and photocatalytic composite systems and organic/ inorganic bioassembly...
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Anton Van der Ven

Associate Professor, Material Engineering


I am interested in understanding and predicting equilibrium and non-equilibrium materials properties from first-principles. I combine electronic...
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Fred Wudl

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Materials

Fred Wudl is widely known for his work on organic conductors and superconductors with the discovery of the electronic conductivity of the precursor to the first organic metal and superconductor...
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