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5. Chemical processes-dependent on nano- and meso-scale dimensions • 11. Nanoscale self-assembly and fabrication • 13. Materials and devices for solar energy conversion • 15. Materials and devices for electrical energy storage

General Area(s) of Research: Synthesis of organic/polymeric semiconductors and nanostructured materials for applications in batteries and solar cells.

Description of potential projects for CINEMA applicants: Synthesis and optoelectronic characterization of new organic materials for photovoltaic applications. Application of living polymerization techniques to synthesize nanostructured phase-segregated materials. Synthesis and application of covalent organic frameworks for battery and photovoltaic applications.