Peng Chen

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

Contact Information

280A 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

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

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 DynamicsScience 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 PhotoanodesNature 530 (2016): 77-80.

Cornell Research Website Article

Innovating with Single-Molecule Imaging