Area of Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems
Area of Expertise: Developing computational models to understand materials for emerging energy technologies in the fields of solar energy, batteries, and fuel generation.
Area of Expertise: Organic synthesis of dynamic molecules and polymers for creating interactive material systems. Solid-state application of soft materials for energy conversion, storage, and optoelectronics. Functionalization of 2D materials (graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, etc.) using organic and inorganic synthetic methods.
Area of Expertise: Relationship between protein structure and function in enzyme catalysis and inhibitor action. Understanding the effects of mutations in vivo.
Area of Expertise: Chemical glycobiology and organic chemistry
Area of Expertise: Self-assembly of chemical and biological systems. Transient interactions in solution by NMR. NMR of soluble proteins. Protein stability and folding by NMR and mutagenesis.
Area of Expertise: Solid-state NMR of complex organic materials, including polymers, carbon materials, nanocomposites, and natural organic matter; NMR technique development; basic thermodynamics and chemical energy.
Area of Expertise: Development of optical microscopy techniques to research fundamental nanocrystal properties in device relevant environments.
Area of Expertise: Synthesis of natural products, new synthetic methods, free radical chemistry, Lewis acid induced reactions, ketene cycloadditions
Area of Expertise: Total synthesis of natural products. Chemoselective functionalization of peptides. Genome mining and natural product biosynthesis.
Area of Expertise: New molecular materials and 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.