Located at the University of Louisville in the Department of Chemistry, our laboratory combines research expertise in chemistry, materials science, and engineering to address problems in energy conversion and storage. In addition to the cutting-edge analytical tools developed in our laboratory, we utilize the vast resources of the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research to perform our research.

Research Mission

Our research has the primary goal of advancing the interconversion of chemical and electrical energy to meet the challenge of creating a renewable and sustainable energy economy. Our approach is to develop and employ high resolution, in situ microscopy and spectroscopy to understand chemical and material processes beyond the ensemble, at the single particle, single molecule level. 

Join Us!

We are always looking for motivated and passionate people to join our research team. Prospective graduate students and postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to send Prof. Wilson an email (aj.wilson [at] louisville.edu) to discuss available research opportunities. Interested undergraduate students can find research opportunities here

2/12/21: Andrew discussed photovoltages in plasmon-enhanced electrocatalysis during a virtual seminar at the Department of Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University. Our Ph.D. program was also highlighted during this event. Prospective students apply here!


1/21/21: Andrew presented at the BK Four International Symposium: Materials for Solar Energy Harvesting & Utilization. Thanks to Prof. Youngsoo Kim for the invitation and organizing the symposium at Yeungnam University, South Korea.


1/15/21: Kyle Barnett joins the group as an undergraduate researcher to work on nanoparticle synthesis. Welcome Kyle!


1/11/21: Nawaraj (Oscar) Karki joins the group as a first year Ph.D. student. Welcome Oscar!


11/23/20: A warm welcome to Md Al Amin who joins the group as a Ph.D. student. 

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