Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science

Our mission is to discover and develop bio-inspired systems that reveal new connections between energy and matter.


Research from the labs of CBES collaborators Samuel Stupp and George Schatz featured in Science Read More
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Research Highlight

Transmutable Nanoparticles with Reconfigurable Surface Ligands

Transmutable nanoparticles can be selectively activated and deactivated and then used to generate discrete forms of complex crystalline matter.

Research performed by the Mirkin Group introduces the concept of a transmutable nanoparticle. Read More