Prof. Catherine Housecroft

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Catherine E. Housecroft is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Basel. She is co-director of a highly active research group with Edwin Constable and has a broad range of interests spanning structural, organometallic, coordination and materials chemistries.

Current research focuses on the applications of coordination chemistry to sustainable energy (including dye-sensitized solar cells), functional coordination polymers and the hierarchical assembly of surface-anchored functional molecules. She has published over 500 research papers and review articles and is also an internationally recognized author of chemistry textbooks.

Renewable Energy Global Innovations featured article: The way to panchromatic copper(I)-based dyesensitized solar cells: co-sensitization with the organic dye SQ2 [/author]

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