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.
4/17/2017: Will and Chris's co-first-author publication titled "Observation of Photovoltaic Action from Photoacid-Modified Nafion Due to Light-Driven Ion Transport" which reports on the group's seminal work on light-driven ion pumps is accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations, Will, Chris, David, and Ron!
4/6/2017: David is awarded a U.S. DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award to perform 6 months of research under Dr. Matthew Beard at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. Congratulations, David!
3/20/2017: Shane presents an invited university seminar in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah. Thanks for the invitation and wonderful time, Shelley!
3/9/2017: Eric Schwartz joins Team Ardo. Welcome, Eric!