Training in the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation
Development of methods for the detection of molecules of environmental and medical importance; development of new battery materials.
Design of metal-based anticancer agents; development of catalysts for industrial processes; computational analysis of industrially important processes.
Ligand design for metal-catalyzed reactions; carbohydrate methodology; drugs for photodynamic therapy; supramolecular chemistry; organic light-harvesting nanoassemblies; DNA synthesis; photochemically induced electron transfer; mechanisms of organic reactions; design of new pharmaceuticals.
Thermodynamic and kinetic understanding of amorphous solids and supercooled liquids; solid-state NMR spectroscopy; Raman and Brillouin scattering; calorimetry; high-pressure phase transformations; molecular spectroscopy; nonlinear optics; reaction dynamics