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Department of Chemistry

Geneviève Sauvé

Assistant Professor

216.368.3665      Millis 418B

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Interests: Materials & Energy, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Functional Polymers, Structure-Property Relationships, Nanoscale Morphology, Solar Energy Conversion, Organic Electronics

PhD California Institute of Technology, 1999
Senior Development Chemist, PPG Industries, 1999-2000
Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002-2005
Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University, 2005-2008
Visiting Scientist, Helmholtz Centre Berlin for Materials and Energy, 2008-2009

Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Fellowship, 2008
DAAD Faculty Research Visit Grant to Germany, 2009
Glennan Fellowship, UCITE, Case Western Reserve University, 2011-2012
Mentor Fellowship, UCITE, Case Western Reserve University, 2011-2012

Sauvé Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Selected Publications
  • Gao, L.; Senevirathna, W.; SauvĂ©, G. "Azadipyrromethene-Based Conjugated Oligomers with Near-IR Absorption and High Electron Affinity" Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5354-5357. DOI:10.1021/ol202211t
  • Sauvé, G.; Javier, A. E.; Zhang, R.; Liu, J.; Sydlik, S. A.; Kowalewski,T.; McCullough, R. D. "Well-defined, high molecular weight poly(3-alkylthiophene)s in thin-film transistors: side chain invariance in field-effect mobility" J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 3195-3201.
  • Sauvé, G.; McCullough, R. D. "High Field-Effect Mobilities for Diblock Copolymers of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Poly(methyl acrylate)", Adv. Mater., 2007, 19(14) 1822-1825.
  • Osaka, I.; Sauvé, G.; Zhang, R.; Kowalewski, T.; McCullough, R. D. "Novel Thiophene-Thiazolothiazole Copolymers for Organic Field-Effect Transistors", Adv. Mater., 2007,19(23) 4160-4165.
  • Jeffries-EL, M.; Sauvé, G.; McCullough, R. D. "Facile Synthesis of End-Functionalized Regioregular Poly(3-alkylthiophene)s via Modified Grignard Metathesis Reaction", Macromolecules, 2005, 38(25), 10346-10352.
  • Sauvé, G.; Cass, M. E.; Coia, G.; Doig, S. J.; Lauermann, I.; Pomykal, K. E.; Lewis, N. S. "Dye Sensitization of Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide with Osmium and Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2000, 104, 6821-6836.
For a more complete list of publications: Publications page or Sauvé CV (pdf)