New Frontiers in MOFs

From Multi-Stimulus-Responsive Properties to Spintronics
Wednesday 18 September 2019 à 11 h 30
Location
Room number: 
214
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Contact person: 
Eva Hemmer
Email: 
ehemmer@uOttawa.ca
Phone: 
(613) 562-5986
Extension: 
1987
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No
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Free of charge
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Abstract

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are crystalline porous materials composed of metal clusters or ions connected by polytopic organic linkers. Their framework structures, pore environment, and functionality make them uniquely tunable by the choice and connection of metal and organic building blocks, allowing the design of innovative materials with customized properties.

Our research programs all address interrelated fundamental aspects of the design, synthesis, and characterization of functional MOF materials. This presentation is a comprehensive overview on how systematic investigations of important structure-property relationships will pave the way for new developments in advanced materials for electro- and photochromic switches, and stimuli-responsive spintronics.

Speaker

Dr. Mario Wriedt
Associate Professor and Kodak CAMP Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 13699
Email: mwriedt@clarkson.edu
Web: wriedt-lab.com

Biography

Dr. Wriedt obtained his Ph.D. from Kiel University, Germany in 2010 under the supervision of Christian Näther, working in the field of magnetic framework materials. Following a 2.5-year postdoctoral assignment at Texas A&M University in Hong-Cai Zhou’s group he focused his research on metal-organic frameworks with tunable physical properties. Since 2013, Dr. Wriedt has conducted independent research as professor of chemistry at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. His research is focused on the design and elucidation of structure-property relationships of novel functional solid-state materials which have the potential to advance the development of energy applications, ultra-high density data storage, and smart-window technologies.