Dmitri Talapin, Associate editor
The University of Chicago, USA
I am a professor in the Department of Chemistry and James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago. The interests of my research team focus on different aspects of chemistry and physics of inorganic nanomaterials. We use a broad family of nanostructures as building blocks for constructing functional materials. In pursuit of this goal, we synthesize novel nanostructures, develop techniques for their self-assembly and integration in electronic and optoelectronic devices.
I received my doctorate degree from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 2002, followed by a postdoctoral work at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. In 2005-2007, I was a staff scientist at the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and finally joined faculty of the University of Chicago in 2007. My accolades include Materials Research Society Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Top 100 chemists of the decade based on citation impact by Thompson Reuters, David and Lucile Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, and few other. I was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2014.