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  • Professor Jillian Dempsey
    10/24/17 -
    9:45 AM to 11:00 AM

    Department Seminar: Professor Jillian Dempsey

    Department Seminar

Research in Jillian Dempsey's group aims to address challenges associated with developing efficient solar energy conversion processes. Researchers are particularly interested in the charge-transfer processes that will ultimately govern efficiency in solar fuel production devices: proton-coupled electron transfer reactions, electron transfer across the interface between a catalyst and semiconductor, and the reduction of protons to hydrogen. Dempsey's research program bridges molecular and materials chemistry and relies heavily on methods of physical inorganic chemistry, including time-resolved optical spectroscopy, EPR, and electrochemistry. These studies will provide key insight into many areas immediately relevant to solar fuel production, including charge transport, proton management, the molecular/materials interface, and efficient catalytic hydrogen evolution.

  • Event Details

    Location: 331 Smith Hall
    Host: Professor Ian Tonks
    • Professor Jillian Dempsey
    • Jillian Dempsey
    • Department of Chemistry
    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill