The department extends a gracious welcome to Dr. Ou Chen, who will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of Chemistry on August 1, 2015. Currently a postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Moungi Bawendi's lab group at MIT, Dr. Chen is an inorganic materials chemist with a research focus on quantum dots, multifunctional nanomaterials, hybrid nano-structures, and nanotechnology for energy and bio-imaging. Dr. Chen received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Florida and a B.S. in Chemical Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China.
Outside of the laboratory, Dr. Chen’s interests are vast. He enjoys basketball, swimming, football, photography, travelling, and several outdoor activities, including spending time with his dog.