Department of Chemistry
Amar Flood joined Indiana University in 2005 and was promoted to full professor in 2015. He conducts research in anion recognition, molecular switches, and organic materials for energy and clean water.
He has organized international symposia, is funded by the NSF, Department of Energy, Petroleum Research Foundation and industry, and is a Dreyfus Scholar. He received a Ph.D. from Otago University in New Zealand in 2001 under the supervision of Keith Gordon working on dyes for solar cells. He joined Nobel Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart (2002) at UCLA as a postdoctoral scholar working on molecular machines and electronics.
Areas of Expertise
Chemistry, organic materials, chemical cycles, water purification, solar energy.
In the news
- Department of Energy: Casting a Wide Net
- Quartz: Researchers have built molecular cages that defy the first thing you learned in science class”
- National Science Foundation: IU scientists discover ‘supramolecule’ that could help reduce nuclear, agricultural waste
- Chemical and Engineering News: Extracting inorganic ions, organically
- Chemistry World: How to print a crystal in 3D