Inorganic Chemistry Faculty

PROFESSOR INTERESTS
Alison R. Fout Synthesis and characterization of transition metal complexes and their use as catalysts for biological,  environmental and energy concerns
Andrew A. Gewirth Structure and reactivity of surfaces, materials,  and interfaces relevant to catalysis, electrodes, and biology
Gregory S. Girolami Synthesis of transition metal complexes and their use as catalysts; as precursors for the chemical vapor deposition of thin films; as building blocks for novel magnetic materials   
Yi Lu Biosynthetic inorganic chemistry in environmentally benign catalysis; renewable energy and pharmaceuticals; metallo-DNAzymes in environmental monitoring, medical  diagnostics, and targeted drug delivery   
Liviu M. Mirica Synthetic and mechanistic inorganic and organo-metallic chemistry applied to energy catalysis and oxidative organic transformations; study of the role of transition metal ions in neurodegenerative diseases 
Catherine J. Murphy Syntheis of inorganic nanoparticles of controlled shape and size; use of inorganic nanoparticles for optical sensing and imaging with biological and environmental applications  
Ralph G. Nuzzo The chemistry of materials; nano and microscale fabrication; soft materials; integrated devices; self-organizing structures 
Lisa Olshansky Design, synthesis, and examination of switchable metal complexes for bioinspired solutions in solar energy conversion and multi-electron, multi-proton catalysis  
Josh Vura-Weis Femtosecond X-ray spectroscopy of catalytic reaction intermediates

 

Other Faculty with Interests in Inorganic Chemistry:

PROFESSOR INTERESTS
Scott E. Denmark Transition-metal and main-group chemistry
Eric Oldfield Metalloproteins as drug targets
Thomas B. Rauchfuss (emeritus faculty) Synthesis and mechanistic studies of catalysis
Stephen G. Sligar (emeritus faculty) Nanobiotechnology; drug discovery
Kenneth S. Suslick (emeritus faculty) Sonochemistry; sensor arrays
Wilfred A. van der Donk Metalloenzyme catalysis
Renske M. van der Veen Ultrafast characterization of metal-organic nanomaterials
M. Christina White Transition-metal mediated reactions for organic synthesis