Professor John Ferraris serves as the head of the Chemistry Department. He is also the head of the Ferraris Research Group and an affliliated faculty member of the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute. In 2001 he was the recipient of the W. T. Doherty Award from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Section of the American Chemical Society.

Dr. Ferraris's expertise is in electroactive polymers. His areas of specialization include:

  • Organic solid state chemistry
  • Design, synthesis and characterization of electroactive organis molecules and polymers
  • Electrochemical capacitors
  • Electrochromic Devices
  • Low bandgap polymers
  • Light-emiting polymers
  • Fuel cells
  • Membrane-based separations

Learn more about John Ferraris from his Faculty home page, NanoTech Institute Affiliated Faculty page, Ferraris Research Group website and Research Explorer page.

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