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Son C. Nguyen

Professional Title: 
Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Office: 
Science and Engineering 1 Building, Room 360
Lab
Education: 
Ph.D., 2014 - UC Berkeley
B.S., 2001 - University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam
Research Interests: 

Photocatalysis of nanomaterials

Spectroscopic and mechanistic studies

Dr. Nguyen's research is focused on understanding and expanding the applications of nanoparticle photocatalyst to novel green synthesis and solar energy harvesting. These nanometer size catalysts have unique chemical reactivities that will lead to potential applications in chemical industry where chemical reactions will be driven by solar energy and hazardous wastes to the environment will be minimized.