Matthew Sheldon, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, chemistry and materials science and engineering, Texas A&M University - 2017 fellow

 

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.

 
 

related links

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

Education

Ph.D., 2010
University of California, Berkeley

Postdoctoral fellow, 2010-2014
California Institute of Technology

 

Bachelor of Arts, 2004
Carleton College 

Awards

Emerging Investigator, Journal of Chemical Communications, 2018

Kaneka Junior Faculty Award, 2017

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award, 2015

Franz Exner Award for Excellence in Chemistry, Carleton College, 2004