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Prof. Clemens Burda is the Chemical Professor of the College of Arts and Science. His research is centered around Nanoscience, Photoscience and Photomedicine. Prof. Burda earned his PhD from the University of Basel in Switzerland and has been a postdoctoral scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology studying the femtosecond time-resolved dynamics of photoexcited molecules and nanostructures. Since arriving at Case Western Reserve University in 2001, Dr. Burda was increasingly attracted to the biomedical opportunities that come with modern materials science and nanoscience. Dr. Burda’s research team has developed some of the very first targeted nanoparticles to treat hard to reach tumors. His long-term biomedical collaborator is Prof. James Basilion at UH-CWRU. In the field of photocatalysis, Prof. Burda’s team has developed the first nitrogen-doped nanoparticles in close collaboration with Prof. James Gole at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prof. Burda and his students also published the first work on plasmonic semiconductor nanoparticles. With Prof. Jeffrey Dyck he develops and studies thermoelectric nanomaterials. Expanding the frontiers of materials science and providing a deeper understanding of the physical chemistry underlying functional nanomaterials has become the focus of Prof. Burda’s research in recent years.
Prof. Burda’s work is based on the important issues for our future remain Energy, Environment, and Health; The important solutions to these challenges will come from using mainly Sun Light and other decentralized renewable energy sources. He has published over 170 publications in the fields of nanoscience to laser spectroscopy. His current H-index is 60 and his research has been cited over 20000 times. His research has been funded by NIH, NSF, NASA, and the American Chemical Society. He is the proud mentor of over 20 graduate students, many of them are now professors themselves.