Hannah Sayre

Hannah Sayre

Assistant Professor

About Hannah Sayre

Hannah Sayre is a photochemist researching light-activated chemistry for solar energy applications. She earned a PhD from The Ohio State University while developing red light-activated catalysis with Claudia Turro. She was a postdoctoral scholar at Princeton University with Gregory Scholes and was the lead distinguished postdoctoral researcher for Bio-Inspired Light-Escalated Chemistry (BioLEC), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. She enjoys baking, gardening, and hiking


Mailing Address:

353 Egan Lab, Boston, MA, 02111
Institutes, Labs & Research Centers
Sayre Photocatalysis Research Group
Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Photocatalysis captures the energy of light to power chemical transformations. The Sayre Photocatalysis Research Group designs low-energy photocatalysts and investigates the mechanisms of light-activated chemistry. Applications of photocatalysis include solar fuels, pharmaceutical synthesis, plant-based products, and plastic recycling


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