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.
2/21/2017: The Ardo Group receives funding from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, as Shane is named a Cottrell Scholar to pursue research and development of "Photoacid-Sensitized Polymers as Light-Driven Ion Pumps for Photodialysis of Salt Water and Mapping Functional Neuron Connectivity." Go Team!
2/21/2017: The Ardo Group receives funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, as Shane is named a Sloan Research Fellow to pursue research and development of electrochemical and photophysical processes at the interface of molecules and materials. Go Team!
2/20/2017: Shane presents an invited university seminar in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Arkansas. Thanks for the invitation and wonderful time, Rob!
2/15/2017: Shane presents an invited introductory talk on the final day of the Kavli Frontiers of Science IsraeliAmerican Symposium on Will Solar Cells Ever be Big (Enough)?, at the Beckman Center on the UCI campus. Thanks for the invitation and wonderful symposium, Matt and Aharon!