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Development of Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage



Prof. Ivan J. Dmochowski as been named the Alan MacDiarmid Term Professor, effective...

Zahra Fakhraai, Marsha I. Lester, and Abraham Nitzan have all been named as recipients of...

The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of High Throughput Experimentation (HTE)...

Joseph Francisco has joined Penn as the President's Distinguished Professor of Earth &...

Research Highlight

A new paper in the Journal of the American Chemical Society authored by Chemistry Assistant Professor Jessica Anna and her research group describes the use of innovative multi-dimensional spectroscopy methods to follow the flow of energy through the pigments of photosystem I, the light harvesting protein at the heart of photosynthesis. These studies can enable a better understanding of natural photosynthesis and guide the design of artificial light-harvesting systems. Read it here.


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