Use of metalloporphyrin-based catalysts and photocatalysts in the fabrication of nanostructured materials.
Use of molecular mechanics, quantum chemical methods, normal-coordinate structural decomposition, and resonance Raman spectroscopy to investigate heme proteins, especially new multi-heme enzymes.
Develop functional biomimetic nano-materials, photonic materials, and other materials based on mechanisms utilized in related biological systems.
Experimental and theoretical studies of basic physical processes in biomolecular systems and their biomimes.
Theory of vibronic states, especially as relates to resonance Raman and other vibrational spectroscopies.