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.
11/3/2014: Jingshu Ma joins Team Ardo. Welcome, Jingshu!
11/3/2014: Nancy is invited to present a poster on her research at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, CA. Congratulations, Nancy!
10/15/2014: Team Ardo makes dye-sensitized solar cells using blackberry dyes with students from Sierra Middle School through the LEAPS program at UCI. Thank you, Bill, , Claudia, David, Ron, Shane, Alana, Brandon, and Ryan!
8/22/2014: Sasuke Breen joins Team Ardo. Welcome, Sasuke!
8/15/2014: Team Ardo makes dye-sensitized solar cells using blackberry dyes with 3rd 5th grade teachers in Orange County through the ESCAPE program at UCI. Thank you, Chris, Bill, Claudia, David, Ron, Jackie, Shane, Will, and Erik!
7/29/2014: Shane presents his first contributed oral presentation on the group's artificial proton pumps research in Session B1: Biomimetics at the 20th International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy (IPS20) in Berlin, Germany.