Welcome! Research in the Leger lab

focuses on several themes:


Devices for conversion of solar energy
Organic electronic materials and devices
Nanomaterials and nano-optics




Current research students and projects


Colin Marquis, Max Cannella, and Acamaro Cutcher: Development of plasmon-polariton waveguides for integration with solar energy conversion technologies and biosensing


Brook Moore: Properties and applications of electrochemically doped conjugated polymers


Avalon Hayes: Organic optoelectronic devices based on fixed electrochemical junctions



















Undergraduate research students are involved in all aspects of research, from lab work to publication. Interested students with majors in Chemistry or Physics should contact Janelle Leger (janelle.leger@wwu.edu) to discuss current research opportunities.



Page last updated 10.4.19


Janelle completes her term as Director of AMSEC (Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center) and starts her term as Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy

MacKenzie heads to the PhD program in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University!

WWU hosts the 2019 APS Northwest Section Meeting.

Sarah graduates with her M.S. Congratulations Sarah!

Janelle becomes a Founding Advisor for Power Bloom.