Michael Marshak
Assistant Professor

Office: Cristol Chemistry 359
Lab: Cristol Chemistry 315
Lab Phone: 303-735-7814
 

Education

Ph.D.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
Postdoctoral Fellow: Harvard University, 2013-2015

Areas of Expertise

Transition Metal Catalysis, Renewable Energy,  Materials & Nanoscience, Inorganic, Organic

My research program spans the fields of organic and inorganic chemistry with the goal to synthesize new chemicals and materials.

Renewable Energy

Organic/Inorganic batteries and fuel cells to enable solar-powered homes and businesses to go off-grid.

Organometallic Catalysis

Ligand design to control new organic reactions.

Materials Synthesis

Thin-film and nanoparticle synthesis of metal oxides with applications in batteries and electronics.

 • Huskinson, B.; Marshak, M. P.; Suh, C.; Er, S.; Gerhardt, M. R.; Galvin, C. J.; Chen, X.; Aspuru-Guzik, A.; Gordon, R. G.; Aziz, M. J. Nature 2014505, 195–198.

 • Marshak, M. P.; Nocera, D. G. Inorg. Chem201352, 1173–1175.

 • Marshak, M. P.; Chambers, M. B.; Nocera, D. G. Inorg. Chem201251, 11190–11197.