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Catalytic pocket on a nanoparticle surface

November 30, 2020

Dohyung and Sunmoon have contributed a blog post of their work on selective CO2 electrocatalysis to the Nature Research Chemistry …

Prof. Peidong Yang named one of the 2020 AAAS Fellows!

November 24, 2020

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which was founded in 1848 and is the world’s largest general …

Stefano has been selected as a 2020 Green Talent!

October 21, 2020

Stefano has been selected to be one of the 25 outstanding young scientists and winner of the Green Talents Competition 2020. …

Prof. Peidong Yang wins the 2020 Global Energy Prize!

September 9, 2020

Prof. Peidong Yang has been recognized as one of the three laureates of the 2020 Global Energy Prize for pioneering …

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

March 31, 2020

Yude, Stefano and Ji Min’s work on nanowire-bacteria hybrids for CO2 fixation has been reported by Berkeley News, Optics & Photonics …

Blue diode illustrates limitations, promise of perovskite semiconductors

January 24, 2020

Hone, Jia and Joohoon’s work on single-crystalline perovskite blue LEDs has been highlighted by Berkeley News.

Special issue on nanowires in Chemical Reviews

August 14, 2019

A special issue on Nanowires edited by Peidong is published in Chemical Reviews. This special issue comprehensively summarized the progress …

Designing Materials for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Recycling

July 1, 2019

A Review article by Mike Ross, et al, titled “Designing Materials for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Recycling” is published in Nature …

Our group wins the NASA CO2 Conversion Challenge!

May 19, 2019

NASA awarded a total of $250,000 to five teams in the initial phase of the CO2 Conversion Challenge. Our team …

Introducing a kinder, gentler way to blow holes in cells

March 28, 2019

Yuhong’s work on delivery of macromolecules into cells has been reported by Berkeley News. This work is published online this week …

Prof. Peidong Yang will lead Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute as the new Director

February 15, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019, our PI, Prof. Peidong Yang, assumes the role of Director of the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute …

Prof. Peidong Yang has been named Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 in Chemistry, Materials Science, and Physics

November 27, 2018

Clarivate Analytics has released the report “Highly Cited Researchers 2018”. Scientists named Highly Cited Researchers are among an elite group recognized …

Gold nanoclusters turn bacteria into photosynthetic machines

October 3, 2018

Hao’s work on gold cluster-bacteria photosynthetic biohybrid system has been reported by Physics World. This work has also been reported …

‘Spacesuits’ protect microbes destined to live in space

October 1, 2018

Hao’s work on MOF protected bacteria-semiconductor hybrid has been reported in Berkeley News. Just as spacesuits help astronauts survive in …

Dohyung won the Kavli ENSI Thesis Prize. Congratulations!

September 24, 2018

Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute Thesis Prize Selection Committee has selected Dohyung to receive the 2017-2018 Best Thesis Prize. The prize is …

Nick’s New Career at University of Montreal

April 24, 2018

Nick Kornienko (Ph.D. 2016) will start his independent research at the University of Montreal (http://en.chimie.umontreal.ca/home/) Department of Chemistry as an …

Chinese Oversea Outstanding Graduate Student Award

April 23, 2018

Chenlu and Fan won the Chinese Oversea Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!

MRS Graduate Student Award

April 1, 2018

Dohyung won the MRS Graduate Student Award, congratulations!

New Smart Windows Darken in the Sun

February 9, 2018

“New Smart Windows Darken in the Sun—and Generate Electricity at the Same Time“, Jia’s work published in Nature Materials has been reported …

Cyborg Bacteria: Catching Light

December 14, 2017

Kelsey’s work reported by Harvard Science Review.

A New Direction towards Carbon Management

December 2, 2017

“A New Direction towards Carbon Management“, an interview of Dohyung by Chemical Today Magazine.

Chong is named SN 10 for 2017 

October 14, 2017

Chong is named SN 10 for 2017 – ten early- and mid-career scientists who stand out to mentors and peers as people who …

Copper Catalyst Yields High Efficiency CO2-to-Fuels Conversion

September 30, 2017

Dohyung’s paper in PNAS is reported by LBNL News Center: “Copper Catalyst Yields High Efficiency CO2-to-Fuels Conversion — Berkeley Lab …

Mike’s work in Press

September 14, 2017

Mike’s work on syngas electrosynthesis in JACS is reported by LBNL News Center: “Scientists Fine-Tune System to Create ‘Syngas’ from …

Woochul’s work reported by LBL News Center

April 28, 2017

Woochul’s work on “ultralow thermal conductivity in all-inorganic halide perovskites” has been highlighted in LBNL News Center, titled “A Semiconductor …

Kelsey’s work reported by BBC and Berkeley News

April 27, 2017

Kelsey’s work presented at the American Chemical Society meeting in Washington has been reported by BBC News: “Cyborg bacteria deliver green …

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