Peng Chen

Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

782A Spencer T. Olin Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-8533

Peng Chen

Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Single-molecule super-resolution imaging; magnetic tweezers; bioinorganic/biophysical chemistry; live cell imaging

Current Research Interest

Single-molecule catalysis; catalysis on metal and semiconductor particles; solar energy conversion; polymerization catalysis; metal regulation and efflux in bacteria

Distinction

Chemical Pioneer Award
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
Early-Career Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry, ACS PHYS Division
Coblentz Award
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
NSF Career Award

Selected Publications

Liu, Chunming, Kaori Kubo, Endian Wang, Kyu-Sung Han, Feng Yang, Guanqun Chen, Fernando A. Escobedo, Geoffrey W. Coates, and Peng Chen. "Single Polymer Growth Dynamics." Science 358 (2017): 352-355.

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.

Cornell Research Website Article

Innovating with Single-Molecule Imaging