OUR PURPOSE

To develop new intellectual and academic opportunities in renewable energy science and education.

 
SCIENTIFIC FOCI

Solar Water Splitting:
  • Robust molecular catalysts for water oxidation (polyoxometallates POMs)
  • Efficient molecular catalysts for H2 production
  • Quantum dot structures for light harvesting/charge separation
  • Single-photon, multielectron chemistry

Biomimetic Approaches to Solar Fuels:
  • Engineering enzymes for CO2 reduction
 

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Current FundingDOE, NSF, NIH