Mercedes Taylor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland


2023 Moore Inventor Fellow

Mercedes Taylor, Ph.D.

Research Description

Dr. Taylor’s invention is using cooperative binding approaches to recover critical metals from water. Her research group uses synthetic chemistry to design new materials that can efficiently capture contaminants or valuable ions from water.


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Moore Inventor Fellows Science University of Maryland, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Back


Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Chemistry, Amherst College

Moore Inventor Fellows