“Green” Batteries for Renewable Energy

THU, MAY 25, 2017 (32:36)

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University is a member of an interdepartmental Harvard team or researchers developing "green" batteries. Such batteries are made from organic molecules (or synthesis) and are environmentally friendly. Dr. Aspuru-Guzik explains how candidate plant molecules are selected (his role in this project) and how such batteries work and store energy.

+ BIO: Alán Aspuru-Guzik

Alán Aspuru-Guzik is a professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. The Aspuru-Guzik Research Group focuses on a wide range of modern needs, including computation, information, energy, and other fields where scientists are exploiting the power of quantum mechanics.

Partner
Science for the Public