General Area(s) of Research: Chemical Engineering Nanotechnology
Description of potential projects for CINEMA applicants: The study and application of thermopower waves to problems of energy generation, including fuel cells and portable power systems. Transparent near infrared photovoltaic cells from carbon nanomaterials. Transparent near infrared photovoltaic cells from carbon nanomaterials. Phase change materials from phase equilibria in nanoconfined systems. Molecular transport and separation through 2D membrane systems. Plant Nanobionics - generating non-native functions in living plants using functional nanoparticles and their assembly. Nanosensor arrays for measuring cellular efflux.