Department of Chemistry

Gaurav  Arya

Gaurav Arya

Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

My research laboratory uses physics-based computational tools to provide fundamental, molecular-level understanding of a diverse range of biological [...]
David N. Beratan

David N. Beratan

R.J. Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Beratan is developing theoretical approaches to understand the function of complex molecular and macromolecular systems, including: the molecular [...]
Volker  Blum

Volker Blum

Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Volker Blum heads the "Ab initio materials simulations" group at Duke University. Dr. Blum's research focuses on "first-principles" computational [...]
Kenneth R Brown

Kenneth R Brown

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prof. Brown's research interest is the control of quantum systems for both understanding the natural world and developing new technologies. His [...]
Ashutosh  Chilkoti

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Alan L. Kaganov Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Ashutosh Chilkoti is the Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University [...]
Olivier  Delaire

Olivier Delaire

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

The Delaire group investigates atomistic transport processes of energy and charge, and thermodynamics in energy materials. We use a combined [...]
Emily Rose Derbyshire

Emily Rose Derbyshire

Associate Professor of Chemistry

The Derbyshire Lab uses both chemical tools and biological methods to uncover novel aspects of malaria parasite biology with the ultimate aim of [...]
Martin  Fischer

Martin Fischer

Associate Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry

Dr. Fischer’s research focuses on exploring novel nonlinear optical contrast mechanisms for molecular imaging. Nonlinear optical microscopes can [...]
Katherine J. Franz

Katherine J. Franz

Chair of the Department of Chemistry

Research in the Franz group is involved in elucidating the structural and functional consequences of metal ion coordination in biological systems. We [...]
Amanda Elaine Hargrove

Amanda Elaine Hargrove

Associate Professor of Chemistry

The Hargrove lab harnesses the unique properties of small organic molecules to study the structure, function and therapeutic potential of long [...]
Jie  Liu

Jie Liu

George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Liu’s research interests are focusing on the chemistry and material science of nanoscale materials. Specific topics in his current research [...]
Jianfeng  Lu

Jianfeng Lu

Professor of Mathematics

Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics, [...]
David  Mitzi

David Mitzi

Simon Family Distinguished Professor

David Mitzi received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from Princeton University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics [...]
Richard A. Palmer

Richard A. Palmer

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Dr. Palmer's research interests span the areas of analytical, inorganic and physical chemistry. Current projects involve the use of FTIR spectroscopy [...]
Christine K. Payne

Christine K. Payne

Yoh Family Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Jennifer Lyn Roizen

Jennifer Lyn Roizen

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Inspired by small molecule natural products, the Roizen laboratories will initiate research to access improved antibiotics, and selective ion channel [...]
Michael  Rubinstein

Michael Rubinstein

Aleksandar S. Vesic Distinguished Professor

The research of the Rubinstein group is in the field of polymer theory and computer simulations. The unique properties of polymeric systems are due [...]
Michael J. Therien

Michael J. Therien

William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Our research involves the synthesis of compounds, supramolecular assemblies, nano-scale objects, and electronic materials with unusual ground-and [...]
Eric John Toone

Eric John Toone

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Dr. Toone is a physical organic chemist who studies relationships between structure and activity in the context of biology. Currently active programs [...]
Tuan  Vo-Dinh

Tuan Vo-Dinh

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh is R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, and Director of The [...]
Qiu  Wang

Qiu Wang

Robert R. & Katherine B. Penn Associate Professor

Research in the Wang group aims to answer fundamental questions that lie at the interface of chemistry and biology. In particular, we are interested [...]
Warren S. Warren

Warren S. Warren

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Our work focuses on the design and application of what might best be called novel pulsed techniques, using controlled radiation fields to alter [...]
Kevin David Welsher

Kevin David Welsher

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Benjamin J. Wiley

Benjamin J. Wiley

Professor of Chemistry

In the Wiley Group, we make new nanomaterials by controlling the assembly of atoms in solution, and explore applications for nanomaterials in [...]
Weitao  Yang

Weitao Yang

Philip Handler Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Prof. Yang, the Philip Handler Professor of Chemistry, is developing methods for quantum mechanical calculations of large systems and carrying out [...]