NSME faculty undertake cutting-edge research with high societal and technological impact. The following outlines overarching themes and specific topics of interest for NSME faculty.

Energy Harvesting and Catalysis

  • next generation solar cells
  • fuel cells
  • biologically inspired light harvesting strategies

Drug Discovery and Targeted Delivery

  • novel sol-gel chemistry
  • bioinformatics and computational biology
  • advanced medical and cell imaging

Photonics, Plasmonics and Quantum Computing

  • sub diffraction-limited optics
  • metamaterials
  • advanced optical patterning
  • advanced infrared imaging
  • next generation lighting