We are an experimental research group, under the direction of Professor William Tisdale, in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. Broadly, our interests lie in understanding and controlling the movement of energy in nanostructured materials. We care about the mechanisms by which excitons, free charges, phonons (heat), and reactive chemical species are converted to more useful forms of energy, and how we can leverage this understanding to guide materials design and process optimization. We specialize in advanced optical spectroscopy techniques, including femtosecond laser methods and time-resolved optical microscopy, and in the synthesis of next-generation semiconductor nanomaterials, including colloidal quantum dots and halide perovskites.
Learn more about Prof. Tisdale and research in the Tisdale Lab from this video.