Welcome to the Lewis Research Group

Research in the Lewis Group focuses on applications of electrochemistry and photoelectrochemistry to present-day issues in energy and chemical sensing.

Follow the links in the menu to Nate Lewis's presentations on present day energy issues, as well as the research projects underway in our lab.

Upcoming Events

5-7 Nov 2015: Natefest 60! Natefest

The NateFest “60” meeting honoring our friend, mentor, colleague and collaborator Nathan S. Lewis will be held Thurs-Sat Nov 5-7, 2015. Save the date, and feel free to forward this on to any Lewis Group members and affiliates. The festival will be held in Pasadena, notionally following the schedule:

Thursday Nov 5, 2015

  • Evening Happy hour and BBQ

Friday Nov 6, 2015

  • 9AM Continental Breakfast
  • 9AM-4PM Symposium
  • 4PM-6PM Poster session and happy hour
  • 7PM Dinner with entertainment

Saturday Nov 7, 2015

  • Continental Breakfast and optional excursion

For a list of hotels with Caltech preferred rates, https://procurement.caltech.edu/documents/50-hotelagreements.pdf.

Chen-Huang Sustainable Energy Seminar Series

Information coming soon.

Recent News

27 May 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Joseph A. Beardslee on his successful thesis defense!!

01 April 2014: Congratulations to Ivan Moreno-Hernandez on receipt of an NSF GRFP fellowship!

16 January 2014: Silicon microwires prepared in the Lewis and Atwater labs were highlighted on the cover of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. The Feature Article by Emily Warren, et al., is included in the same issue.

25 November 2013: Congratulations to Dr. D. Craig Wiggenhorn on his successful thesis defense!!

10 December 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Heather McCaig on her successful thesis defense!!

11 November 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Emily Warren on her successful thesis defense!!

02 October 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Liz Santori on her successful thesis defense!!

05 June 2012: Congratulations to Emily Warren on receipt of a Best Poster Award (Fundamentals and New Concepts section) at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Austin!

09 May 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Leslie O'Leary on her successful thesis defense!

11 April 2012: Congratulations to Emily Warren on receipt of a Gold Graduate Student Award and 2nd place in the Science as Art Competition at the Spring MRS Meeting in San Francisco!

30 March 2012: Congratulations to Azhar Carim on receipt of an NSF GRFP fellowship!

30 March 2012: Congratulations to Noah Plymale on receipt of an NSF GRFP fellowship!

Lewis Research Group, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
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