Center for Programmable Energy Catalysis (CPEC)



Paul Dauenhauer

Lead Institution

University of Minnesota




To transform how catalysts control energy, and to accelerate surface reactions beyond kinetic limitations using rapid perturbations of light and charge in programmed oscillations that alter the flow of energy at the surface and control the behavior of molecules and chemistry for renewable energy storage

Partner Institutions

  • Univ of Minnesota
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • Univ of Michigan
  • Clemson
  • MIT
  • UMass Amherst
  • Univ of Houston

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