Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss is an Associate Professor and the Irving M. Klotz Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University. Emily earned her PhD from Northwestern in 2005. Emily's group studies electronic processes at organic-inorganic interfaces within colloidal and semiconductor and metal nanoparticles. The objectives of this research are to understand the mechanisms of conversion of energy from one class to another. Emily was selected as a Dow Teacher-Scholar and was the recipient of a Dreyfus New Faculty Award. Emily has since earned an Air Force Young Investigator Award, a DOE Early Career Research Award, a Dreyfus Foundation Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry grant