Faculty Associates

Lene V. Hau

Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics

Research Interests: 

Professor Hau's latest work embarked on a new research program at the interface of the fields of light-matter interactions, nanoscience, and molecular and synthetic biology. The research involves fundamental studies of light-driven photosynthetic proteins coupled to engineered, inorganic nano-scale structures, and encompasses both natural and gene-engineered membrane proteins as well as de novo designed synthetic proteins. The research has applications, for example, for the development of new schemes for biofuel production. 

Faculty Department: 

Physics

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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