Energy Research at the University of Washington

Molecular engineering

James Carothers

Energy Research Area: Designing synthetic biological systems to produce renewable chemicals and fuels

Record last updated on October 1st 2014 PST.

René M. Overney

Energy Research Area: Energy Research Area: Development of function materials based on cognitive molecular and nanoscale principles in the field of (i) organic electro-optics with focus on energy efficiency, (ii) hydrogen technology in regards of low cost fuel purification, (iii) polymer membrane technology as low cost alternative.

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PST.

Larry R. Dalton

Energy Research Area: Two Areas: (1) Novel photovoltaic devices based on metamaterials and (2) electro-optic materials and silicon photonics for development of energy efficient integrated electronic/photonic chips for telecommunications, computing, defense/homeland security, transportation, and medical diagnostics.

Record last updated on March 4th 2013 PST.

Christine Luscombe

Energy Research Area: Design and synthesis of novel organic materials (polymers and macromolecules) for photovoltaic applications

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PST.

Hong Ma

Energy Research Area: High-performance (10%) and stable organic solar cells; low-voltage (<1.0 V) and high-performance organic transistors.

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PST.

Alex K.-Y. Jen

Energy Research Area: Ultra-low-cost and efficient polymer solar cells; highly efficient white light polymer LEDs for solid-state lighting; low power and ultrahigh-speed organic photonic devices to improve energy efficiency for computation and telecommunication.

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PST.

Charles T. Campbell

Energy Research Area: Solid catalysts for clean fuels production and pollution-free combustion for power; next generation solar cells (organic photovoltaics); surface chemistry and interfacial chemistry in catalysts and in photovoltaics.

Record last updated on February 7th 2014 PST.

David Baker

Energy Research Area: Design of proteins for fuel-cell catalysis, Solar hydrogen production and nanopatterning of materials.

Record last updated on June 19th 2012 PST.

Daniel T. Schwartz

Energy Research Area: Interdisciplinary Ph.D. education and research training program to work on tribal energy projects. Development of microfluidic tools needed to characterize how changes to fuel cell materials impact their ability to transport water without flooding.

Record last updated on October 21st 2014 PST.

David S. Ginger

Energy Research Area: Next Generation Solar Cells, Advanced Microscopy, Organic Photovoltaics, Quantum Dots, Plasmonics

Record last updated on November 28th 2011 PST.

Mary E. Lidstrom

Energy Research Area: Focus on metabolic engineering of pathways in bacteria for metabolizing one-carbon compounds, using synthetic biology and systems biology approaches. Three projects in the laboratory involve the generation of liquid fuels from bacteria using renewable feedstocks.

Record last updated on February 28th 2013 PST.