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You have reached the website of the Strongin research group of Temple University, located in Philadelphia. The Strongin group is interested in understanding the role that metal, metal oxide, and metal sulfide surfaces play in controlling chemistry in the environment and in potential technological applications. The pages of this website include information on our research, facilities, publications, and group members.

Latest Highlights

Our most recent article Ni‐ and Co‐Substituted Metallic MoS2 for the Alkaline Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, ChemElectroChem (2020), was featured on the cover!

Check out Photochemistry of ferritin decorated with plasmonic gold nanoparticlesEnvironmental Science: Nano (2019), which was highlighted on the inside cover of the issue and selected as a HOT article for Environmental Science: Nano.

Lab News

Congratulations to Dr. Uddi Kakati for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis on July 13th!

Congratulations to Dr. Shashi Dunuweera for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis on July 6th!


Are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry? Do you find the information on this page interesting? If so, contact Professor Strongin about working in the group.