Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry

Associate Chair

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Executive Editor, ACS Photonics

2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-7674
Fax: 847-491-7713
e-mail: todom@northwestern.edu


Academic Training
Post-doctoral Research, Harvard University, 2001-2002
Ph.D. Chemical Physics, Harvard University, 2001
B.S. Chemistry, Stanford University, 1996

Honors and Awards

Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists, Finalist, 2016

Materials Research Society Fellow, 2016

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014
Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists, Finalist, 2014
IPMI Carol Tyler Award, 2014
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellow (Hrdy Fellow), Harvard University, 2011
Defense Science Study Group Member, 2010
MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award, 2009
ACS National Fresenius Award (Phi Lambda Upsilon and ACS), 2008
NIH Director's Pioneer Award, 2008
Rohm and Haas New Faculty Award, 2007
ExxonMobil Solid State Chemistry Faculty Fellowship, 2006
Cottrell Scholar Award (Research Corporation), 2005
DuPont Young Investigator Grant, 2005
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2005
Named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as "one of the world’s top young innovators", 2004
NSF NUE Award, 2004-2006
NSF CAREER Award, 2004-2008
David and Lucille Packard Fellowship, 2003-2007
Victor K. LaMer Award (ACS Colloids and Surface Chemistry), 2003
Research Innovation Award, 2002
Dow Teacher-Scholar Award, 2002-2004
NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, 2001-2002
Australian Journal of Chemistry Top Prize, 2001
IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists, 2001
White Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching, Harvard University, 1999
NSF Predoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, 1996-99
Karplus Award for Chemical Physics, Harvard University, 1996
S.S. & I.M.F. Marsden Memorial Prize for Chemistry Research, Stanford University, 1996
Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, 1996

Professional Service
Executive Editor, ACS Photonics
Editorial Advisory Boards: ACS Nano, Chemical Physics Letters, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Nano Letters