The central theme of the Ardo Group's research program is to understand and control reaction mechanisms at interfaces, with the goal of optimizing energy conversion for practical applications, including solar seawater desalination, solar fuels devices, photovoltaics, redox flow batteries, and fuel cells.
5/17/2019: Rohit successfully passes his oral exam and is now a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry. Congratulations, Rohit!
5/17/2019: Jen is now also Dr. Glancy. Congratulations on your successful thesis defense and thank you for being meticulous, strong, and persistent, Jen! Good luck as a Portland Technology Development Lithography Module Engineer at Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, OR.
5/1/2019: Kevin is now also Dr. Tkaczibson. Congratulations on your successful thesis defense and thank you for being honest, patient, and thorough, Kevin! Good luck as a Portland Technology Development Lithography Module Engineer at Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, OR.
4/24/2019: Chris's publication titled "Interfacial and Nanoconfinement Effects Decrease the Excited-State Acidity of Polymer-Bound Photoacids" is accepted for publication in Chem. Congratulations, Chris!
4/15/2019: Greg Krueper, Anni Zhang, Mike Chen, Baldwin Liwanag, and Margherita Taddei officially accept offers to attend graduate school in the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder, the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at UCLA, the Department of Chemistry at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UCLA, and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington, respectively. Congratulations, Greg, Anni, Mike, Baldwin, and Margherita!
4/4/2019: Leanna receives a travel grant to defer costs of attending the Electrochemistry Society Meeting in Dallas. Congratulations, Leanna!
3/13/2019: Margherita graduated with honors from the University of Bologna. Congratulations on your successful master's thesis defense, Margherita!