Peng Chen

Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry
Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry, 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
Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry, 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