Harry Frank

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Emeritus


  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Berkeley, 1977-80
  • Ph.D., Boston University, 1977
  • B.S., Memphis State University, 1972

Research Interests

Structure and function of carotenoids and other biological pigments and pigment-protein complexes; solar energy capture and conversion in natural and synthetic systems; energy and electron transfer in photosynthesis; steady-state and ultrafast time-resolved optical spectroscopy and electron paramagnetic resonance as probes of the mechanisms of biological photoprocesses; how plants and algae adapt to varying environmental conditions and deal with high-light stress.

Harry Frank
Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-6646
Fax(860) 486-2981
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of Chemistry
55 N. Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationCHEM A-213
CampusStorrs Campus