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Michael J. Therien

William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry
Box 90346, Durham, NC 27708-0346
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


Electron Spin Selectivity of Chiral Matter, from Molecules and Supramolecular Assemblies to Life

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pittsburgh · 2023 - 2026

Hybrid Semiconducting Polymer/ Carbon Nanotube Superstructures for Optical, Electro-optic, and Spintronic Applications

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2022 - 2025

MRI: Acquisition of a Microscale Thermophoresis System

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Organic, Nanoscale, & Self-Assembled Structures Relevant to Solar Energy Conversion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2009 - 2025

De Novo Protein Energy Transducing Biomachines Enabled via Controlled Bifurcon Flow

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by W.M. Keck Foundation · 2022 - 2024

Electron Spin Selectivity of Chiral Matter, from Molecules and Supramolecular Assemblies to Life

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pittsburgh · 2023 - 2026

Hybrid Semiconducting Polymer/ Carbon Nanotube Superstructures for Optical, Electro-optic, and Spintronic Applications

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2022 - 2025

MRI: Acquisition of a Microscale Thermophoresis System

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Organic, Nanoscale, & Self-Assembled Structures Relevant to Solar Energy Conversion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2009 - 2025

De Novo Protein Energy Transducing Biomachines Enabled via Controlled Bifurcon Flow

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by W.M. Keck Foundation · 2022 - 2024

Collaborative Research: De novo Protein Constructs for Photosynthetic Energy Transduction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2024

LEAP-HI: All-Carbon Recyclable Electronics (ACRE): Realizing a Sustainable Electronics Lifecycle

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2023 - 2024

CCI Phase I: NSF Center for Synthesizing Coherence

ResearchFaculty Associate · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2024

De Novo Biomachines

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2019 - 2022

MRI: Acquisition of a Cryogen-Free Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS DynaCool)

EquipmentCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2021

Hybrid Semiconducting Polymer/ Carbon Nanotube Superstructures for Optical, Electro-optic, and Spintronic Applications

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research · 2018 - 2021

Training in Medical Imaging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2020

GAANN - Department of Chemistry

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by Department of Education · 2015 - 2019

NSF/DMR-BSF: Collaborative Research: Spin Selective Electron Transmission through Highly Conjugated Multi[(porphinato)metal] Oligomers

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2019

Organic, Nanoscale, and Self-Assembled Structures Relevant to Solar Energy Conversion

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Energy · 2009 - 2019

Acquisition of a MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer System at Duke University

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center · 2017 - 2018

Collaborative Research: ARI-MA:Nuclear Data Measurements Using Gamma Rays and Radiation Detector Development

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by US Department of Homeland Security · 2011 - 2017

Circumventing Therapeutic Resistance and the Emergence of Disseminated Breast Cancer Cells through Non-Invasive Optical Imaging

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity · 2013 - 2017

Charge-Transfer Dynamics Relevant to Protein-Mediated Energy Transduction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2016

NSEC on Molecular Function at the Nano/Bio Interface

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pennsylvania · 2008 - 2014

Purchase of a Q-TOF LC/MS System

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2011

Novel Compositions of Matter for Capacitor Applications

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Naval Research · 2008 - 2010

NIR- Emissive Polymersomal Markers for Molecular-Level Detection of Metastasis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2010