The central theme of the Ardo Group's research program is to understand and control reaction mechanisms at interfaces, with the goal of maximizing energy-conversion efficiency for realistic applications, including solar fuels devices, photovoltaics, solar seawater desalination, redox flow batteries, and fuel cells.
6/17/2015: Yuanxun Shao joins Team Ardo. Welcome, Yuanxun!
6/5/2015: Jackie receives the prestigious Michael Gebel Award at the annual Chemistry Department Year-End Reception, an award given to an undergraduate student who is doing an exemplary job in undergraduate research on environmentally related problems. Congratulations, Jackie!
6/5/2015: Claudia receives a Pedagogical Fellowship at the annual Chemistry Department Year-End Reception, which goes to an outstanding graduate student who will help with the TA Trainer program for the upcoming year. Congratulations, Claudia!
6/2/2015: Team Ardo makes dye-sensitized solar cells using blackberry dyes with students from Mendez Middle School through the LEAPS program at UCI. Thank you, Will, Bill, Chris, David, Ron, Joseph, Kevin, and Shane!