ASU students synthesize new organic and inorganic and organometallic structures for catalysis, organic/bioinorganic complexes inspired by nature, hybrid molecular/solid state materials for energy conversion, new layered 2-dimensional materials, new semiconductor materials based on designer molecular precursors, and complex self-assembled nanostructures based on DNA molecular origami, and novel DNA/protein complexes.

Laura Ackerman

Organic Chemistry, Sustainable Catalysis, Green Synthesis, Chemistry Online Learning

Kyle Biegasiewicz

Sustainable Synthesis, bioinspired Catalyst Development, biocatalysis, total synthesis

Christina Birkel

Inorganic solid-state chemistry, materials chemistry, non-conventional synthesis methods, microwave chemistry, inorganic solids, structure of solids, X-ray diffraction, two-dimensional materials, hybrid materials, surface chemistry, magnetism, catalysis

Giovanna Ghirlanda

De-novo protein design and engineering, enzyme mechanisms, protein structure

Sidney Hecht

Improved diagnoses and treatments for diseases caused by impaired energy metabolism

Anne Jones

Bioinorganic chemistry, electrochemistry, hydrogenases, de novo protein design and engineering, redox enzyme mechanisms, alternative energy generation

John Kouvetakis

Solid-state inorganic chemistry, thin film heterostructures, nanoscale devices, microelectronics

Timothy Long

Synthesis, materials, nanoscale, catalysis/sustainability

Ana Moore

Synthetic organic chemistry, carotenoids, photosynthesis, photochemistry

Gary Moore

Organic chemistry, materials chemistry, solar energy transduction, photocatalysis, molecular electronics, chemical sensing, proton coupled electron transfer

Ryan Trovitch

Organometallic and Inorganic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Small Molecule Activation, Green Chemistry, Reaction Mechanisms, Organic Synthesis