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CBES: Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science


The Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science (CBES) is made up of senior investigators who use bio-inspired science to conduct energy-relevant research, as well as staff who manage the day-to-day operations. Our center's larger strategic vision is guided by our director, external advisory board and staff leaders. Get to know us by exploring the sections below.
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CBES fosters top-notch, transdisciplinary research aimed at progressing sustainable, bio-inspired soft materials. From understanding to application, we take cues from nature to address and solve some of society‚Äôs most pressing energy issues.”

Chad Mirkin
CBES Investigator