Welcome to the Sargent Group

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

Latest News

Yitong, Ya-Kun, Fanglong and colleagues publish “Bipolar-shell resurfacing for blue LEDs based on strongly confined perovskite quantum dots” in Nature Nanotechnology.

Yitong, Ya-Kun, Fanglong and colleagues publish “Bipolar-shell resurfacing for blue LEDs based on strongly confined perovskite quantum dots” in Nature Nanotechnology.

Sargent group is hiring PDFs in Machine-Learning & Quantum-Computing-Accelerated Discovery

We are currently taking applications for new postdocs! Two calls are currently open: PDFs in Machine-Learning & Quantum-Computing-Accelerated Discovery PDFs in Electrocatalytic Upgrade of CO2 Please check our Careers page for information on the opportunity and how to apply.

Wan Ru Leow, Yanwei Lum, and colleagues (including partners in Dave Sinton group) publish “Chloride-mediated selective electrosynthesis of ethylene and propylene oxides at high current density” in Science.

Wan Ru Leow, Yanwei Lum, and colleagues (including partners in Dave Sinton group) publish “Chloride-mediated selective electrosynthesis of ethylene and propylene oxides at high current density” in Science.

Hitarth and colleagues publish “Crystal Site Feature Embedding Enables Exploration of Large Chemical Spaces” in Matter.

Hitarth and colleagues publish “Crystal Site Feature Embedding Enables Exploration of Large Chemical Spaces” in Matter.

Miao, Kevin, and colleagues (UofT and CMU) publish “Accelerated discovery of CO2 electrocatalysts using active machine learning” in Nature.

Miao, Kevin, and colleagues (UofT and CMU) publish “Accelerated discovery of CO2 electrocatalysts using active machine learning” in Nature.

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Latest Alumni News

Doctoral Alumna Dr. Mahla Poudineh Joined Waterloo as Assistant Professor on Jan 1 2020 following successful post-doc with Tom Soh at Stanford.

Doctoral Alumna Dr. Mahla Poudineh Joined Waterloo as Assistant Professor on Jan 1 2020 following successful post-doc with Tom Soh at Stanford.

PDF alumnus Dr. Chih-Shan Tan joins National Chiao Tung University as Assistant Professor

PDF alumnus Dr. Chih-Shan Tan joins National Chiao Tung University as Assistant Professor https://eenctu.nctu.edu.tw/en/teacher/index.php https://sites.google.com/view/lighttaiwan

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!