Analytical Chemistry Faculty

Jefferson Chan

Development of in vitro and cell-based assays to quantify critical biomarkers for aging, neurological disorders, and cancer; discovery of molecular changes in the tissue microenvironment during disease progression through synthesis of analyte-responsive imaging agents; design of responsive platforms integrated with molecular beacons for on-demand and site-selective drug delivery

Andrew A. Gewirth Alternative energy; batteries; fuel cells; solar; interfacial electrochemistry; spectroscopy; structure
Hee-Sun Han Dissecting complex molecular networks in healthy/diseased tissues; single virus genomics; single cell transcriptomics; in vitro/in vivo imaging; quantum dots; microfluidics; high-throughput technologies
Prashant K. Jain Plasmonics; near-field manipulation of photophysics and photochemistry; super-resolution imaging of active sites in heterogeneous catalysis; artificial photosynthesis; imaging phase transformations in single nanocrystals
Deborah E. Leckband Bioanalytical chemistry,  molecular force probes; single molecule mechanochemistry; surface analysis; neutron reflectivity; micropatterning for cell biology studies
Catherine J. Murphy Inorganic nanomaterials for chemical sensing and cellular imaging; bioanalytical studies of the “protein corona” around nanoparticles; photothermal therapy with targeted nanoparticles
Ralph G. Nuzzo Chemistry of materials; condensed phase interfaces; analytical protocols characterizations

Joaquín Rodríguez-López

Nanoelectrochemistry; advanced electrochemical characterization and imaging of materials and interfaces for electrocatalysis and energy storage; redox polymers; ultrathin electrodes; electrochemical simulation
Mei Shen Nano-bioanalytical chemistry; high spatiotemporal single cell signaling; neurochemistry
Jonathan V. Sweedler Analytical neurochemistry; dynamic studies of subcellular neurotransmitter distribution and release; ultra-trace peptide analysis


Other Faculty with Interests in Analytical Chemistry:

Rohit Bhargava (faculty affiliate) Infrared and Raman spectroscopy; chemical imaging; cancer pathology; 3D printing for tumor model
Dana D. Dlott (emeritus faculty) Laser spectroscopy under extreme conditions
Mary L. Kraft (faculty affiliate) Biomembrane compostion imaging
Shuming Nie Nanotechnology and nanomedicine; ultrasensitive in-vitro diagnostics; wearable optoelectronic devices 
Elena Romanova (research faculty) Mass spectrometry-based discovery and characterization of  endogenously expressed peptides in tissues and individual cells; functional implications
Stanislav Rubakhin (research faculty) Microbioanalytical chemistry; mass spectrometry imaging; single cell and single organelle sample preparation and analysis
Stephen G. Sligar (emeritus faculty) Nanobiotechnology; drug discovery
Huimin Zhao (faculty affiliate) Synthetic biology; natural product synthesis