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Mark A. Ratner

Lawrence B. Dumas Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and (by courtesy) Materials Science and Engineering


2190 Campus Drive
Ryan Hall 4017
Evanston, IL 60208

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Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests

Modeling of energy capture and storage systems; electron transfer and molecular electronics; dynamics of polymer electrolyte transport; self-consistent field models for coupled vibration reaction dynamics; meanfield models for extended systems; photonics in nanoscale systems; energetics of DNA/protein binding

Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, AAAS, 1992
  • Feynman Award in Nanotechnology, 2001
  • Langmuir Award, American Chemical Society, 2004

Significant Professional Service

  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001
  • Member, National Academy of Science, 2002
  • Member, International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science, 2003