New Front Journal Cover

Our group’s recent article on H2 evolution from Niobium based metal oxides and hydroxides has been featured on the front cover of the journal ChemSusChem (ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 2104-2111).

You can read the full article here

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ArtNano Exhibit in Boulder, Colorado

The second exhibit of Dr. Ozin’s media collaboration project with artist Todd Siler is about to open at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Sep 6 – Dec 20, 2014. Entitled Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential, the project looks at the ways we make of nature and what we make of nature.

More details and a sampling of the artwork on show can be found here.
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Congratulations Laura!

Congratulations to Laura Hoch for winning the Department’s CRC Graduate Student Prize in Nanochemistry!

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Latest MaterialsViews Topic

Geoff’s latest MaterialsViews NanoChannel essay addresses the question “Is Photocatalysis Photochemical or Thermochemical? and the implications of that question to materials development for solar energy conversion.

The full post can be found on the MaterialsViews website

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ArtNano Update

ArtNano – cofounded with artist Todd Siler www.ArtNanoInnovations.com
- using multimedia artworks and aesthetic experiences ArtNano aims to
explore the possibilities of nature-inspired innovations in
nanotechnology that can benefit humankind by meeting global challenges
– this project also critiques the significant impact these
developments are having on the built and natural environment, and on
humanity – the inaugural show NanoWorld, sponsored by Ronald Feldman
Fine Arts New York was held at The Armory Show, Pier 94, in New York,
March 2014 and the next show is at the Colorado University Art Museum
in the Fall

Samples of the artwork included can be viewed here

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Materials NanoChannel Essay on Carbon Contamination

Geoff’s latest MaterialsViews NanoChannel essay has been posted online. The essay deals with the difficulties of dealing with adventitious carbon contamination in analyzing the products of photocatalytic CO2 reduction.

The full essay can be found on the MaterialsViews website

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Dr. Moises Carreon Recognized

Congratulations to group alumnus Dr. Moises Carreon on being recognized for his scientific accomplishments. Moises was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is the highest honor for scientists in the early stages of their independent careers. Dr. Carreon completed a post-doctoral fellowship in our group in 2005. Congratulations!

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Latest MaterialsViews NanoChannel Essay

Geoff’s latest MaterialsViews NanoChannel essay has been posted online. The essay addresses the challenges of relieving our dependence on fossil fuels for energy

The full essay can be found on the MaterialsViews website

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Science-As-Art Opinion Article

In his latest essay, Geoff discusses his recent science-as-art collaboration with world-renowned artist Todd Siler. The exhibit is scheduled to open at the Armory Gallery in New York on March 6th, 2014. 

The full essay can be found on the MaterialsViews website

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Public Lecture at University of Bath

Dr. Ozin recently visited the University of Bath in the UK where he delivered a public lecture on solar fuels research title “Artificial Photosynthesis: Solar Fuels from the Sun, not Fossil Fuels from the Earth”

The full lecture can be viewed here.
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