Smaranda C. Marinescu
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Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., 2011, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., 2006, California Institute of Technology
Office: LJS 365
Phone: (213) 740-6075
Fax: (213) 740-0930
We are interested in the development of novel catalytic systems for efficient solar-to-fuel technologies. Inspired by biological systems, we design molecular catalysts that involve hydrogen bonding networks capable of small molecule activation through multiple proton and electron transfers.