Adam Braunschweig, Ph.D.

The Braunschweig group leverages organic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, and material science to address pressing medical, environmental, and electronic challenges.

Specific projects involve (1) the development of organic photovoltaics, (2) the preparation of synthetic carbohydrate receptors, and (3) 4D printing.

Research Interests

  1. Organic Electronic Materials and in particular organic photovoltaics
  2. Glycobiology and the development of molecules that target cell-surface glycans
  3. Organic surface chemistry, including methodology and development of instrumentation for 4D organic nanolithography

Job History

  • 2016 – Current: Associate Professor, Nanoscience Initiative, Advanced Science Research Center, NY
  • 2016 – Current: Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Hunter College, NY
  • 2013 – 2016: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Miami, FL
  • 2010 – 2012: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and The Molecular Design Institute, New York University (NYU), NY
  • 2007 – 2010: NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, IL
  • 2006 – 2007: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2001 – 2006: Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA