Matthew Sheldon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University


2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Matthew Sheldon, Ph.D.

Research Description

Matthew Sheldon's invention uses new classes of nanomaterials to provide precise control over how light energy moves through optical devices. His goal is to use his invention to greatly improve the conversion efficiency of solar cells, helping to make cheap and sustainable solar energy available to everyone worldwide.


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Moore Inventor Fellows Science Texas A&M University, Department of Chemistry Back


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
B.A., Carleton College



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