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September 8, 2021Combining sunlight and wastewater nitrate to make the world’s No. 2 chemical
UIC engineers convert nitrates to ammonia in sustainable electrochemical reaction with high solar-to-fuel efficiency
December 7, 2020UIC receives $1.8M from DOE to study effects of pollinator habitats at solar energy facilities
UIC’s Energy Resources Center, UIC-ERC, will receive $1.8 million over a 3 year period, beginning in 2021.
September 14, 2016U.S. Energy Dept. grant to fund development of next generation solar cells
Why does a promising photovoltaic material perform below limit?
July 28, 2016Breakthrough solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel
1,000-fold improved chemistry leads to ‘artificial leaf’ that makes syngas
May 10, 2013Perfectly doped quantum dots yield colors to dye for
Ultra-precise method for doping the tiny semiconductors produces vivid hues
April 16, 2013Congressman looks closer at UIC technology
How would you hide from night vision? U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley wanted to know.
June 21, 2012UIC Chemist Explores Nanotechnology in Search of Cheaper Solar Cells
Luke Hanley, professor and head of chemistry, received a $390,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to test methods of coating solar panel films using nanoparticles. The inexpensive films could be wrapped over everything from vehicles to buildings to gain maximum sun exposure to produce electricity.