Faculty Research Groups

Biophysical  |  Chemical Biology  |  Inorganic  |  Materials Science  |  Organic  |  Physical

Materials Science

Irving Epstein
Irving R. Epstein
Areas: Biophysical, materials science, and physical chemistry

The Nonlinear Dynamics Group covers oscillatory chemical reactions, spatial pattern formation, dynamical systems and neurobiology.

Bruce Foxman
Bruce Foxman
Areas: Inorganic, Materials Science, Organic, Physical

Research in the Foxman Laboratory includes: x-ray structure determination; coordination polymers; chemical, physical, and crystallographic studies of solid-state reactions; and using computer techniques to develop an automatic solution of crystal structures.

Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Areas: Biophysical Chemistry, Materials Science, Physical

The Schmidt-Rohr Group researches the physical chemistry of polymers and nanocomposites, analysis of complex organic matter, solid-state NMR methods.

Christine Thomas
Christine Thomas
Areas: Inorganic, Materials Science

The Thomas Laboratory researches the synthesis of new ligands and transition metal complexes in order to uncover new approaches to the catalytic activation and functionalization of small molecules and organic substrates. 

Casey Wade
Casey Wade
Areas: Inorganic, Materials Science

The Wade Laboratory researches the interface of molecular inorganic/organometallic chemistry and materials science. The lab seeks to develop general strategies for the synthesis and study of new functional materials with applications in catalysis, sensing, and separation.

Bing Xu
Bing Xu
Areas: Biophysical Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Inorganic, Materials Science, Organic

The Xu Group focuses on interdisciplinary integration of organic chemistry, materials science, surface chemistry, biochemistry, and nanotechnology to design new biofunctional materials, including nanomaterials, for the exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics, and biomimetics), and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.