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CBES: Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science

Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science

Our Mission

The Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science seeks to develop the next frontier in soft materials by designing structures that emulate many of the properties we see in biological systems. Our vision is that basic science research in this area can lead to artificial materials that rival living ones in the remarkable and useful ways they manage energy.

Research Projects

Our cross-disciplinary investigations focus on bio-inspired research in five areas.
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CBES members have produced more than 400 publications since 2009.
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CBES is one of three research centers affiliated with the Simpson Querrey Institute. Read more about what we do or get in touch.