Kansas NSF EPSCoR First Awardee, Wai-Lun Chan, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Kansas, scored big with his work in renewable energy research. Chan was granted a First Award for his project Coherent Transport and Localization Dynamics of Excitons in Molecular Aggregates in 2013. In less than one year he has received NSF's prestigious CAREER award for this work in improving the efficiency of next-generation solar cells.
For more information on Chan's award please visit http://news.ku.edu/renewable-energy-research-education-project-receives-nsf-grant.
To learn more about KNE's First Award Program and other recipients, please visit http://www.nsfepscor.ku.edu/first-awards-yr4.html.