Professor Marder
Professor • Chemical and Biological Engineering • Director of RASEI
Chemistry • College of Engineering and Applied Science


BA Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
PhD Chemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1985

Areas of Expertise

  • Polymers, Nanostructures, Biomolecular-Solids

Awards and Honors

  • Humboldt Research Award (2018)
  • Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, Georgia Tech (2018)
  • Elected Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (2016)
  • Visiting Professor, Institute of Science and Supramolecular Engineering, University of Strasbourg (2015)
  • Materials Research Society Mid-Career Award (2015)
  • Recipient of a Thank a Teacher certificate, Georgia Tech (2014)
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Author Award, Georgia Tech (2014)
  • Elected Fellow, Materials Research Society (2014)
  • Recipient on behalf of the Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics, the Materials Awards at the GTRC Award for Excellence in Research, Industry Engagement and Technology Transfer (2011)
  • Regents Professorship, Georgia Institute of Technology  (2011-2021)
  • Elected Co-Vice Chair of 2012 Gordon Research Conference of Electronic Processes in the Organic Solid State and Co-Chair of 2014 Conference  (2010)
  • Guest Professor, Wuhan University (2010 - 2013)
  • Recipient of the 2011 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award (2010)
  • Georgia Power Chair in Energy Efficiency (2010 - 2021)

  • Organic Materials, Organometallic, and Optical Science
  • Two Photon Chemistry
  • Materials for Photonics and Displays 

  • Ordered Donor–Acceptor Complex Formation and Electron Transfer in Co-deposited Films of Structurally Dissimilar Molecules.” A. Opitz, C. Peter, B. Wegner, H.S.S. R. Matte, A. Röttger, T. Florian, X. Xu, P. Beyer, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, V. Belova, A. Hinderhofer, F. Schreiber, C. Kasper, J. Pflaum, Y. Zhang, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder and N. Koch, J. Phys. Chem. C. 124, 11023-11031 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02465)
  • “Single-step formation of low work function cathode interlayer and n-type bulk doping from semiconducting polymer/polyethylenimine blend solution.” K. Seidel, D. Lungwitz, A. Opitz, T. Krüger, J. Behrends, S. R. Marder and N. Koch, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces Just Accepted Manuscript (2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c05857)
  • “Potential-Modulated Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence for Measurement of the Electron Transfer Kinetics of Submonolayers on Optically Transparent Electrodes.” Y. Zheng, A. J. Giordano, S. R. Marder and S. S. Saavedra, Langmuir Article ASAP (2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00817)
  • “Structural Diversity in 2,2′-[Naphthalene-1,8:4,5-bis(dicarboximide)-N,N′-diyl]-bis(ethylammonium) Iodoplumbates.” M.-H. Tremblay, A. M. Zeidell, S. Rigin, C. Tyznik, J. Bacsa, Y. Zhang, K. Al Kurdi, O. D. Jurchescu, T. V. Timofeeva, S. Barlow, and S. R. Marder, Inorg. Chem. Article ASAP (2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00165)
  • “Exciton-band tuning induced by the width of the cation in 2D lead iodide perovskite hybrids.” M.-H. Tremblay, J. Bacsa, S. Barlow, and S. R. Marder, Mater. Chem. FrontAdvance Article (2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0QM00118J)
  • “Thermal Management Enables Bright and Stable Perovskite Light‐Emitting Diodes.” L. Zhao, K. Roh, S. Kacmoli, K. Al Kurdi, S. Jhulki, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, C. Gmachl, and B. P. Rand, Adv. Mater. 2000752 (2020, DOI: 10.1002/adma.202000752)
  • “Highly Conjugated, Fused-Ring, Quadrupolar Organic Chromophores with Large Two-Photon Absorption Cross-Sections in the Near-Infrared.” T. Allen, S. Benis, N. Munera, J. Zhang, S. Dai, T. Li, B. Jia, W. Wang, S. Barlow, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, X. Zhan, J. W. Perry, and S. R. Marder, J. Phys. Chem. A Just Accepted Manuscript (2020, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c02572)
  • “Electrode Work Function Reduction by Polyethylenimine Interlayers: Choice of Solvent and Residual Solvent Removal for Superior Functionality.” S. Bontapalle, A. Opitz, R. Schlesinger, S. R Marder, S. Varughese, N. Koch, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2000291/1-6 (2020, DOI: 10.1002/admi.202000291)
  • “Surface Functionalization of Black Phosphorus with a Highly Reducing Organoruthenium Complex: Interface Properties and Enhanced Photoresponsivity of Photodetectors.” R. Guo, Y. Zheng, Z. Hu, J. Zhang, C. Han, E. Longhi, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, W. Chen, Chem. Eur. J. 26, 6576 (2020, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905173)
  • “n-Doping of a Low-Electron-Affinity Polymer Used as an Electron-Transport Layer in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes.” H. L. Smith, J. T. Dull, E. Longhi, S. Barlow, B. P. Rand, S. R. Marder, A. Kahn, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2000328 (2020, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202000328)
  • “Humidity Sensing through Reversible Isomerization of a Covalent Organic Framework.” S. Jhulki, A. M. Evans, X.-L. Hao, M. W. Cooper, C. H. Feriante, J. Leisen, H. Li, D. Lam, M. C. Hersam, S. Barlow, J.-L. Brédas, W. R. Dichtel, S. R. Marder, JACS 142, 783-791 (2020, DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b08628)
  • “A photo-crosslinkable bis-triarylamine side-chain polymer as a hole-transport material for stable perovskite solar cells.” M.-H. Tremblay, K. Schutt, Y. Zhang, J. Lim, Y.-H. Lin, J. H. Warby, S. Barlow, H. J. Snaith, S. R. Marder, Sustainable Energy Fuels 4, 190-198 (2020, DOI:10.1039/C9SE00513G)
  • “A structural study of p-type A–D–A oligothiophenes: effects of regioregular alkyl sidechains on annealing processes and photovoltaic performances.” C. J. Lee, F. M. Jradi, V. D. Mitchell, J. White, C. R. McNeill, J. Subbiah, S. Marder, D. J. Jones, J. Mater. Chem. C 8, 567-580 (2020, DOI:10.1039/C9TC05280A)
  • “Rapid Synthesis of High Surface Area Imine-Linked 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks by Avoiding Pore Collapse During Isolation.” C. H. Feriante, S. Jhulki, A. M. Evans, R. R. Dasari, K. Slicker, W. R. Dichtel, S. R. Marder, Adv. Mater. 32, 1905776 (2020, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201905776)