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Sustainable Energy

Young green plants and mature yellow Elephant Grass or Miscanthus giganteus plants in long rows in a Dutch field. The crop is used as biofuel for the farm in the background. It s a sunny day in autumn.Solar Power Station in Italy installed in the Alpine mountains.

Our research program in sustainable energy has five highly interrelated research areas including fuel cells, flow batteries, photovoltaic materials, catalysis, biocatalysis, and bio-fuels. Some current research projects include inorganic and hybrid polymeric/biological photovoltaic materials; polyelectrolyte membrane hydrogen fuel cells; hydrogen generation via water splitting; advanced battery design; metabolic engineering for biofuel production; and catalytic CO2 reduction to fuels.

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