U of T Groundbreakers: Helen Tran and Alán Aspuru Guzik

December 8, 2021 by U of T News

What does the lab of the future look like? When it comes to advanced materials, can we accelerate the process of discovery to commercialization from 25 years to 10, five or even one?

These are some of the issues explored by Alán Aspuru-Guzik, director of the Acceleration Consortium at the University of Toronto, and polymer chemist Helen Tran in episode two of the Groundbreakers video series, part of a multimedia series that includes articles at U of T News and features some of the research superstars at U of T’s Institutional Strategic Initiatives whose work will transform lives.

Also featured are Atang Peloewetse, a first-year undergraduate student, and Azalea Uva, a second-year PhD student, both members of Team Tran.