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Peng Chen

Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-1301

607-254-8533 (o); 607-255-4137 (f)

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ResearcherID: B-2756-2010; ORCID: 0000-0001-8582-7661 
Office: 280A ST Olin Laboratory



Professional Appointments
7/2013 - Peter J. W. Debye Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University
2013 - Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
2011 - 2012 Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
2005 - 2011 Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University

Education and Training
2004 - 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
  Advisor: Prof. X. Sunney Xie Field: Single-Molecule Biophysics
1998 - 2003 Ph.D. (Jan 2004), Chemistry, Stanford University
  Advisor: Prof. Edward I. Solomon Field: Bioinorganic/Physical Inorganic Chemistry
  Thesis: "Spectroscopic Definition of Electronic Structure Contributions to O2 and N2O Activation by Mononuclear, Binuclear, and Tetranuclear Copper Sites in Biology"
1997 - 1998 Teaching and Graduate Research Assistant, University of California, San Diego
  Advisor: Prof. Yitzhak Tor Field: Organic Chemistry
1993 - 1997 B.S., Chemistry, Nanjing University, China
  Advisor: Prof. Jianyi Shen Field: Physical Chemistry

Honors and Awards
2017 Visiting Professor in the Debye Chair, Utrecht University
2016 Excellence in Catalysis Award, Catalysis Society of Metro NY
2014 Finalist, Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
2014 ACS PHYS Division Early-Career Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry
2014 Coblentz Award
2013 Honorable Lecturer, Applied Chemistry Lecture Series, CIAC, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2013 Lester S. Andrews Lecturer, Mississippi State University
2011 Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (CAPA)
2010 Paul D. Saltman Memorial Award
2009 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
2007 NSF Career Award
2005 Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award
2002 Franklin Veatch Memorial Fellowship
1999 Gerhard Casper Stanford Graduate Fellowship