Professor Jillian Dempsey develops strategies to use sunlight to drive the production of liquid fuels. Liquid solar fuels are expected to be an important component of our future global energy portfolio. In the lab, Professor Dempsey works with undergraduate and graduate students to advance the chemistry crucial to realizing liquid solar fuels. In the classroom, she’s passionate about helping draw connections between fundamental chemical concepts and real world applications of chemistry. Professor Dempsey is the Deputy Director of the Center for Hybrid Approaches in Solar Energy to Liquid Fuels (CHASE).