Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

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Haifeng Gao2

• Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
365 Stepan Hall
574-631-8023
hgao@nd.edu
http://www.nd.edu/~hgao/

 

Capabilities

•Polymer synthesis and characterization
•Functional soft nanomaterials
•Colloidal chemistry
•HPLC for polymer analyses
•Plastic electronics for organic light emitting diodes and organic photovoltaics
•Functional polymer catalysts

 

Current Energy Research

  • Polymer synthesis and functionalization via efficient and orthogonal methodologies
  • Folding of single synthetic polymer chain for shape-persistent nanostructure
  • Assembly of nanostructured polymers for advanced membranes
  • Electroactive polymers and nanocomposites

Potential SEI Research

  • Ionic Liquid membrane for CO2 separation
  • Film with ordered structure for ion transportation
  • Nanocomposites for catalysis