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Dr Matthew Cowan: improving solar energy

Dr Matthew Cowan is using nanotechnology to reduce our energy use. After completing his PhD in Chemistry, he began working with a chemical engineering group to use nanotechnology to make the most out of solar energy.

His research revolves around improving the methods and technologies we use to purify all the building blocks of society with the goal is to reduce the amount of energy we need to use every day.

Questions:

1. How would you improve a piece of technology you use everyday?

2. How has this changed the way you think about failure?

April 22, 2020