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In our work and our team we unite chemistry, physics, and engineering within eight experimental laboratories at the University of Toronto.

Latest News

Fengwang Li and colleagues publish “Molecular tuning of CO2-to-ethylene conversion” in Nature.

Fengwang Li and colleagues publish “Molecular tuning of CO2-to-ethylene conversion” in Nature. New catalyst turns waste CO2 into valuable commodity chemical. Fabricando etileno a partir de aire y electrones.  

Ted Sargent is recognized in the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers 2019.The list recognizes the world’s most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Close colleagues also in the 2019 list include Prof. Mingjuan Yuan (now at Nankai), Prof. Sasha Voznyy (UofT), Prof. Ric Comin (now at MIT), Dr. Sjoerd Hoogland (UofT), and Dr. Lina Quan (now at Berkeley).

Ted Sargent is recognized in the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers 2019. The list recognizes the world’s most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Close colleagues also in the 2019 […]

Se-Woong and colleagues, publish “Efficient hybrid colloidal quantum dot/organic solar cells mediated by near-infrared sensitizing small molecules” in Nature Energy.

Se-Woong and colleagues, publish “Efficient hybrid colloidal quantum dot/organic solar cells mediated by near-infrared sensitizing small molecules” in Nature Energy. Also received Nature Energy News & Views: “A bridge for charge carriers“.      

Mingyang and Makhsud, in collaboration with Prof. Hairen Tan and colleagues at Nanjing U, publish “Monolithic all-perovskite tandem solar cells…” in Nature Energy.

Mingyang and Makhsud, in collaboration with Prof. Hairen Tan and colleagues at Nanjing U, publish “Monolithic all-perovskite tandem solar cells…” in Nature Energy.

Check out our latest publication in Nature Biomedical Engineering where we leverage high-throughput microfluidics and phenotypic genome-wide CRISPER screens to discover a new druggable target for cancer therapy.

Check out our latest publication in Nature Biomedical Engineering where we leverage high-throughput microfluidics and phenotypic genome-wide CRISPER screens to discover a new druggable target for cancer therapy. https://lnkd.in/gaiFPvQ          

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Latest Alumni News

Dr. Olivier Ouellette joins the group of Prof. Michael Graetzel as a post-doctoral fellow at EPFL.

Dr. Olivier Ouellette joins the group of Prof. Michael Graetzel as a post-doctoral fellow at EPFL.

Ph.D. alumnus Dr. Tom Burdyny (Ph.D. from UofT under supervision of Prof. Dave Sinton, in active collaboration with Sargent group) has joined TU Delft as a faculty member. Tom joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in July 2019.

Ph.D. alumnus Dr. Tom Burdyny (Ph.D. from UofT under supervision of Prof. Dave Sinton, in active collaboration with Sargent group) has joined TU Delft as a faculty member. Tom joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in July 2019.   https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-burdyny-1b472613/

PDF alumnus Michael Ross joined University of Massachusetts Lowell as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry! Mike shared his post-doctoral studies in between Peidong Yang Group (University of California Berkeley) and the Sargent Group. Keep an eye on Ross Research Group!

PDF alumnus Michael Ross joined University of Massachusetts Lowell as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry! Mike shared his post-doctoral studies in between Peidong Yang Group (University of California Berkeley) and the Sargent Group. Keep an eye on Ross Research Group!

Dr. Peter Aldridge Joins Product Engineering at BlueRock Therapeutics Toronto

Dr. Peter Aldridge Joins Product Engineering at BlueRock Therapeutics Toronto

PDF alumnus Dr. Xinzheng Lan joins School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, as Professor

PDF alumnus Dr. Xinzheng Lan joins School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, as Professor