For advanced researchers in solar energy: Connaught Conference 2014

University of Toronto is hosting the Connaught Global Challenge conference with invited talks by top scientists across the globe. Please proceed via the image link below for more information.

Welcome to the Sargent Group

In our work and our team we unite chemistry, physics, and engineering within eight experimental laboratories at the University of Toronto.

Our mission is to:

  • advance the physics and chemistry of optoelectronic materials and devices, and to apply this knowledge to solve real-world problems in sustainable energy, sensing and medical diagnostics;
  • contribute to the preservation of the natural environment and to the advancement of information technology, human health, and the vibrancy and growth of the innovation economy;
  • collaborate with academic and industry experts around the world to maximize the impact of our work;
  • equip our group members with the vision and the tools to make a significant impact in the fields to which their passions take them, and our alumni with a tightly-woven, supportive, and straight-talking network of committed friends and collaborators for life;
  • work towards these goals by attracting a diverse and inclusive team of researchers from all relevant disciplines, from around the world;
  • foster a culture of win-win teamwork; of communication that clarifies and finds analogies, connections, synergies, and new avenues; and of striving for excellence.                
  • Research

    Research

    We apply discoveries in nanoscience towards applications relevant to energy, health, and sensing.

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  • Publications

    Publications

    Our group publishes in prominent journals in the field of nanotechnology, chemistry and materials science.

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  • Team

    Team

    Our group members come from diverse backgrounds spanning chemistry, physics and engineering.

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