Skip to main content

1st Year Graduate student rotations (2023): Welcome 1st year graduate students to UNC! We are recruiting students for our lab this fall! Please contact either Professor Meyer ( and/or graduate student Quentin Loague ( directly to schedule rotations in our lab and attend group meetings. Stay Excited!

Welcome to the Gerald Meyer research group website. We are a research group in the Chemistry Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our research concerns experimental investigations of excited-state transition metal compounds that drive subsequent electron- or energy-transfer reactions in fluid solution and at semiconductor interfaces. In particular we utilize compounds based on Ru, Cu, Co, Pt, Os, and organic compounds anchored to wide band gap semiconductors based on metal oxides such as anatase TiO2, ZrO2, and SnO2. Practical applications include light-to-electrical energy conversion, chemical sensing, and photo-catalysis. The principle tools of this research are synthetic chemistry, spectroscopy, and electrochemistry.