The scientific work in my research group focuses on utilization of solid state NMR spectroscopy and other physical chemistry and biophysical techniques for both materials and biological surface studies.
Select research projects we are currently exploring include:
Structural biology of proteins involved in hard tissue construction and maintenance in humans and other organisms.
Development of tools for molecular structure and binding characterization of proteins bound to the surfaces of solid substrates.
Study of advanced nanomaterials for use in contemporary batteries.
Preparation of biomaterials inspired by natural enzymes for efficient degradation of cellulose and production of alternative chemical fuels.