Daniel Rosen

Daniel Rosen

Ph.D. Candidate, MSE

email: daniros@seas.upenn.edu

Research: Synthesis and characterization of intermetallic nanocrystals for catalysis, use of microwaves for crystalline phase changes


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Yupeng Wu

Yupeng Wu

Masters Candidate, Chemistry

email: wu5146@sas.upenn.edu

Research: Synthesis and optical properties of more efficient semiconductor sensitized rare earth metal materials


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Guillaume Gouget

Guillaume Gouget

Post-Doctoral Fellow

email: gougetg@sas.upenn.edu

Research:  Novel compositions for chalcogenide-based nanocrystals and their photophysical properties


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Haoyun Zhang

Haoyun Zhang

 

M.S. Candidate, Chemistry

email: haoyunz@sas.upenn.edu

 

Research: Catalysis and nanoparticle self-assembly by using selective hydrogen bonding


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Benjamin Hammel

Benjamin Hammel

  Dual Degree:

B.S.E. in MSE , B.A. in Chemistry

email: bfhammel@seas.upenn.edu

 

Research: Synthesis and characterization of bimetallic nanocrystalline catalysts


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Jungmi Park

Jungmi Park

M.S. Candidate, Chemistry

email: jmpark@sas.upenn.edu

 

Research: Organic synthesis of dendrimeric ligands tailored with molecular acceptors


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Prashant Ramesh

Prashant Ramesh

M.S. Candidate, MSE

email: rameshpr@seas.upenn.edu

 

Research: Synthesis and optoelectronic properties of CdTe nanocrystals for solar cell applications


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Chenjie Zeng

Chenjie Zeng

Post-doctoral Fellow, Chemistry

email: chenjiez@sas.upenn.edu

Research: Developing next generation solution-processable solar cells based on nanocrystal self-assembly

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Zhijian Sun

Zhijian Sun

Zhijian Sun

Masters Candidate, MSE

email: szhijian@seas.upenn.edu


Research: Addition of CdSe/CdS nanorods in ploymer composites for optical materials using electrospinning

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Austin Keller

Austin Keller

Ph.D. Candidate, MSE

email: austinwe@seas.upenn.edu

Research: Nanoscale synthesis, fabrication, self-assembly, and characterization of inorganic nanomaterials for pattern transfer and plasmonic investigations


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Mingliang Zhang

Mingliang Zhang

Post-doctoral Fellow

email: mizhang@seas.upenn.edu

zmlrobin@gmail.com

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Research: Plasmonic and magnetic nanoparticles, environmental applications, nano-patterning and nanoscrystal self-assembly

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Christopher B Murray

Christopher B Murray

Principal Investigator

p: 215-898-0588
email: cbmurray@sas.upenn.edu

 

C. V. for Professor Christopher B. Murray

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Employment/Appointments:
2007- University of Pennsylvania: Richard Perry University Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering
2000-2006 Manager of the Nanoscale materials and devices department leading development of nanomaterials and exploring self-organizing phenomena for applications in IT.
1995-2000 Member of research staff, IBM Corp., T. J. Watson Research Center. Established a program in the preparation and characterization of nanomaterials and devices

Education:
1990-1995: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1989: Rotary International Fellow, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1985-1988: B.Sc. Honors Chemistry, Summa cum Laude, St. Mary’s University, Halifax N.S., Canada.

Awards and Distinctions:
2004 Debye Chair Professor, University of Utrecht, Utrecht the Netherlands
2004 R.B. Woodward Fellow, Harvard University, March 11&12, 2004
2003 IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, 2003
2002 Spring 2002 Distinguished Lecturer in Materials Science, Univ. of Maryland 03/22/ 2002
2002 Goodyear Lecturer in “The Frontiers of Chemistry” at Case Western Reserve University
2002 Selected as IBM Master Inventor
2001 Top 10% Patent Award for value to IBM Corporation in 2001
2001 IBM outstanding technical achievement award
2000 IBM Team Award for development of the IBM Materials Research community
1999 TR100: selected as one of Technology Reviews Top 100 young innovators Nov 4, 1999
1997 ACS Noble Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Research in Chemistry
1995 NSERC Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (declined)
1995 Elected as a Member of Sigma Xi
1990-1994 NSERC Canada “1967 Centennial Science Scholarship”
1989 Saint Mary’s University Gold Medal in Sciences
1989 Rotary International Fellowship, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
1985-1988 Saint Mary’s University Presidential Scholarship
1986 Hinman Memorial Award in Chemistry

Research Topics:
2002-2006 Lead studies of multi-component nanoscale assembly and doping nanocrystal solids. I managed IBM’s effort to integrate carbon nanotube electronics and program focused on the use self-assembly for nanofabrication.
2002-2004 Bio-directed assembly of magnetic nanostructures
2000-2005 Synthesis of IR active quantum dots and quantum wires
2000-2003 Granular giant magneto-resistance in nanoparticle arrays
1995-2002 Synthesis of Nanostructured magnetic materials, IBM Corporation,
1990-1995 Physical/Inorganic chemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals, with Professor Moungi Bawendi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1987-1988 Development of surfactant based additives for the reduction of hydraulic drag in turbulent flows, with Professor John Young, Saint Mary’s University
1986 (summer) Design and construction of salt hydrate units for energy storage in solar thermal applications with Professor John Young, Saint Mary’s University

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Natalie Gogotsi

Natalie Gogotsi

Ph.D. Candidate, MSE

email: ngogotsi@seas.upenn.edu


Research: Investigating structural and electronic properties of semiconducting nanoparticles, including both traditional materials such as II-VI and IV-VI chalcogenides and greener alternatives such as CZTS(Se)

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