Single-molecule super-resolution imaging; nanoscale catalysis (photo/electro); solar energy conversion; bioinorganic/biophysical chemistry; live cell imaging
Current Research Interest
Single-molecule super-resolution imaging of catalysis; catalysis (photo/electro) on metal and semiconductor particles; single-molecule bioinorganic chemistry; mechanism and dynamics of metal homeostasis protein in bacteria
Catalysis Society of Metropolitan New York Excellence in Catalysis Award
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Finalist
Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society Early-Career Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry
Coblentz Society Coblentz Award
Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (CAPA) Distinguished Junior Faculty Award
Gordon Research Conference Paul D. Saltman Memorial Award
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
National Science Foundation Career Award
Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award
Sambur, Justin B., Tai-Yen Chen, Eric Choudhary, Guanqun Chen, Erin J. Nissen, Elayne M. Thomas, Ningmu Zou, and Peng Chen. “Sub-particle Reaction and Photocurrent Mapping to Optimize Catalyst-Modified Photoanodes.” Nature 530 (2016): 77-80.
Chen, Tai-Yen, Ace G. Santiago, Won Jung, Lukasz Krzeminski, Feng Yang, Danya J. Martell, John D. Helmann, and Peng Chen. “Concentration and Chromosome-Organization Dependent Regulator Unbinding from DNA for Transcription Regulation in Living Cells.” Nature Communications 6 (2015): 7445.
Cornell Research Website Article
Innovating with Single-Molecule Imaging