Application areas

Our research focuses on the development of functional nanomaterials for a variety of applications, with an emphasis on sustainability and health. Materials of interest include metal-oxide thin films, nanoparticles of 2D materials, and metal halide perovskites, among others. Current topics of focus include:

  • Developing scalable manufacturing processes for nanomaterials, including new spatial atomic layer deposition techniques
  • Improving the stability of next-generation devices, such as perovskite photovoltaics
  • Barrier coatings for sustainable packaging materials
  • Developing 2D materials for cancer imaging and therapy
  • Developing 2D materials for chemical sensing of toxic heavy metal pollutants
  • Integrating combinatorial approaches and machine learning into the development of nanomaterials