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Richard Lunt

Johansen-Crosby Endowed Professorship In Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (ChEMS), College of Engineering

Professor - Physics-Astronomy in the College of Natural Science

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Room 4135


Alternative Energy and Utilization, Organic Electronics, Thin-film Photovoltaics, Organic Light Emitting Diodes, Colloidal Quantum Dots, Vapor-Phase Deposition and Quasi-Epitaxy


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 2010

B. ChE, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2004


Outstanding Faculty Award, Awarded by the Senior Class Council, MSU, 2017

Johansen Crosby Endowed Chair, MSU, 2016

DuPont Young Professor Award, 2013

MassCEC (Clean Energy Center) Grant Award, 2011


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C. Yang, W. Sheng, M. Bates, M. Moemeni, B. Borhan, and R. R. Lunt, "Ultraviolet and Near-infrared Dual -Band Selective-Harvesting Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator" Advanced Energy Materials (Accepted, 2021).

O. Almora, D. Baran, G. Bazan, C. I. Cabrera, K. R. C., S. Erten-Ela, F. Guo, J. Hauch, A. W.Y. Ho-Baillie, T. J. Jacobsson, R. A.J. Janssen, T. Kirchartz, Y. Li, M. A. Loi, R. R. Lunt, X. Matthew, M. D. McGehee, J. Min, D. B. Mitzi, M. K. Nazeeruddin, J. Nelson, A. F. Nogueira, U. W. Paetzold, N. Park, B. P. Rand, U. Rau, H. Snaith, E. Unger, L. Vaillant-Roca, H. Yip, and C. J. Brabec, "Reporting Device Performance of Emerging Photovoltaic Materials (Version 1)" Advanced Energy Materials (In press, 2020).

Broadwater, D., Medeiros, H., R. R. Lunt*, S. Y. Lunt*, "Current Advances in Photoactive Agents for Cancer Imaging and Therapeutics" (Accepted, 2020).

J. Zhang, M. Moemeni, C. Yang, F. Liang, W.-T. Peng, B. Levine, R. R. Lunt, B. Borhan. “General Strategy for Tuning the Stokes Shift of Near Infrared Cyanine Dyes”, J. Mat. Chem. C, 8, 16769-16773 (2020).