Guillermo Bazan

Degree: PhD
Position: Faculty
Affiliation: NUS – Department of Chemistry and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Research Type: Experiment
Office: S9-08-02C

Research Interests: 
  • Organic Semiconductors;
  • Living Materials.
Selected Publications:
  • Living Bioelectrochemical Composites, Mccuskey, S. R.; Su, Y.; Leifert, D.; Moreland, A. S.; Bazan, G. C., Mater. 2020, 1908178, 1–6.
  • Nonfullerene Acceptors for Near-Infrared Organic Photodetectors and Photovoltaics, Lee, J.; Ko, S. J.; Lee, H.; Huang, J.; Zhu, Z.; Seifrid, M.; Vollbrecht, J.; Brus, V. V.; Karki, A.; Wang, H.; Cho, K.; Nguyen, T. Q.; Bazan, G. C., ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 4 (6), 1401–1409.
  • Tuning the Potential of Electron Extraction from Microbes with Ferrocene-Containing Conjugated Oligoelectrolytes, McCuskey, S. R.; Rengert, Z. D.; Zhang, M.; Helgeson, M. E.; Nguyen, T. Q.; Bazan, G. C., Biosyst. 2019, 3 (2).
  • Precisely Defined Conjugated Oligoelectrolytes for Biosensing and Therapeutics, Wang, B.; Queenan, B. N.; Wang, S.; Nilsson, K. P. R.; Bazan, G. C, Mater. 2019, 31, 1806701.
  • Yurash, B.; Cao, D. X.; Brus, V. V.; Leifert, D.; Wang, M.; Dixon, A.; Seifrid, M.; Mansour, A. E.; Lungwitz, D.; Liu, T.; Santiago, P. J.; Graham, K. R.; Koch, N.; Bazan, G. C.; Nguyen, T. Q. Towards Understanding the Doping Mechanism of Organic Semiconductors by Lewis Acids. Mater. 2019, 18 (12), 1327–1334.
  • Conjugated Oligoelectrolytes: Materials for Acceleration of Whole Cell Biocatalysis, Wang, B.; Fronk, S. L.; Rengert, Z. D.; Limwongyut, J.; Bazan, G. C., Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30, 5836-5840. 1021/acs.chemmater.8b02848.
  • Bandgap Narrowing in Non-Fullerene Acceptors: Single Atom Substitution Leads to High Optoelectronic Response Beyond 1000 nm, Lee, J.; Ko, S. J.; Seifrid, M.; Lee, H.; Liginbuhl, B. R.; Karki, A.; Ford, M.; Rosenthal, K.; Cho, K.; Nguyen, T.-Q.; Bazan, G. C., Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 24, 10.1002/aenm.201801212.
  • Solvent Additives: Key Morphology-Directing Agents for Solution-Processed Organic Solar Cells, McDowell, C.; Abdelsamie, M.; Toney, M. F.; Bazan, G. C., Advanced Materials, 2018, 30, 10.1002/adma.201707114.
  • Informed Molecular Design of Conjugated Oligoelectrolytes To Increase Cell Affinity and Antimicrobial Activity, Zhou, ; , Chia, G. W. N.; Ho, J. C. S.; Seviour, T.; Liedberg, B.; Kjelleberg, S.; Hinks,  J.;    Bazan, G. C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 8069-8072. 10.1002/anie.201803103.
  • A Membrane-Intercalating Conjugated Oligoelectrolyte with High-Efficiency Photodynamic Antimicrobial Activity, Wang, B.; Wang, M.; Mikhailovsky, A.; Wang, S.; Bazan, G. C., Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 5031-5034. DOI:10.1002/anie.201701146.
  • Charge Generation and Recombination in an Organic Solar Cell with Low Energetic Offsets, Ran, A.; Love, J. A.; Heiber, Michael C.; Jiao, X.; Hughes, M. P.; Karki, A.; Wang, M.; Brus,V. V.; Wang, H.; Neher, D., Ade, H.; Bazan, G. C.; Nguyen, T-Q., Adv. Energy Mater., 2018, DOI:10.1002/aenm.201701073
  • Thermodynamic Orientational Preferences for a Series of Isomorphic Molecular Semiconductors, Seifrid, M. T.; Oosterhout, S. D.; Toney, M. F.; Bazan, G. C, ACS Omega 2018, 3 (8), 10198–10204.
  • Anaerobic Respiration on Self-Doped Conjugated Polyelectrolytes: Impact of Chemical Structure, Kirchhofer, N. D.; McCuskey, S. R.; Mai, C-K.; Bazan, G. C., Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6519-6522. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201701964.
  • A Ferrocene-Based Conjugated Oligoelectrolyte Catalyzes Bacterial Electrode Respiration, Kirchhofer, Nathan D.; Rengert, Zachary D.; Dahlquist, Frederick W.; Nguyen, T-Q.; Bazan, G. C., Chem, 2017, 2, 240-257. DOI:10.1016/j.chempr.2017.01.001.
  • Impact of Interfacial Molecular Orientation on Radiative Recombination and Charge Generation Efficiency, Ran, N. A.; Love, J. A.; Liu, X.; Bazan, G. C.; Nguyen, T-Q.; Roland, S.; Neher, D.; Takacs, C. J.; Fu, Y-T.; Li, H.; Coropceanu, V.; Bredas, J-L.; Toney, M. F., Commun., 2017, 8, 79, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00107-4