Principal Investigator

Matthew Sfeir
Ph.D., Columbia University, 2005
S.B., University of Chicago, 2000
 
Matthew Sfeir joined The Graduate Center from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. As part of the laboratory’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials, his work focuses on enabling technologies for next-generation optoelectronic devices. He has received numerous awards for his work in photophysics, and in 2018 was named an “Inventor of the Year” by the global science and technology organization Battelle. He has served on several committees and advisory boards, including the executive committee for the Energy Subdivision of the American Chemical Society Division of Physical Chemistry; co-authored more than 100 journal articles; and secured five patents.

Postdocs

Matthew Sfeir

Project: Organic Exciton-Polaritons

Co-Advisor: Vinod Menon, CCNY

Matthew Sfeir

Guiying He

ghe@gc.cuny.edu 

Project: Singlet Exciton Fission

CUNY Graduate Students

Matthew Sfeir

Yamuna Paudel  

yamuna.paudel1@gmail.com 

 

Project: Photocatalysis

Co-Advised Graduate Students

Matthew Sfeir

Abagail Williams  

Abagail.Williams@usm.edu 

 

Project: Infrared optoelectronics 

Advisor: Jason Azoulay, University of Southern Mississsippi

Matthew Sfeir

Kaia Parenti

krp2144@columbia.edu

 

Project: Singlet Exciton Fission

Advisor: Luis Campos, Columbia University

Alumni

 

Postdocs:

Krishen Appavoo, University of Alabama Birmingham 

https://www.appavoo-lab.org/team 

Erik Busby, Prellis Biologics 

https://www.prellisbio.com  

Jessica Hoy, AIP Publishing 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/drjessicahoy 

Andreas Liapis, Harvard 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=sUzrKVAAAAAJ&hl=en

Daniel Niesner, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg 

https://scholar.google.de/citations?user=N05OoPkAAAAJ&hl=de

Ramya Raghunathan 

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qHkTOksAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Graduate Students:

Eli Kinigstein, Argonne National Laboratory 

https://www.aps.anl.gov/About/Advanced-Photon-Source-Directory?name=Eli__Kinigstein 

Samuel Sanders, Rowland Institute 

https://www2.rowland.harvard.edu/people/sam-sanders 

Dana Sulas, NREL 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dana-sulas 

 

Undergraduate Students:

Lindsey Klinge 

https://www.drexelair.com/news/group-members/ 

Qudus Lawal 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/qudus-lawal 

Myela Paige, Georgia Tech 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/myelapaige 

Zoey Warecki, UMD College Park 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoey-warecki-193828a5

Yocheved Kopel, Johns Hopkins 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoey-warecki-193828a5