Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science

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


Olvera de la Cruz to Receive 2017 APS Polymer Physics Prize Read More
The U.S. Department of Energy has recently released a new brochure detailing the EFRC program. Read More

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