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Our main research theme is to solve some of the World’s problems with inorganic elements.  Two of the main problems on Earth are the rising cases involving cancer and the dwindling fossil fuels reserves.  With the evidence of an increase in the concentration of CO2 which has been implicated as one of the main cause of global warming on Earth, it is believed that such an increase is due to the burning of fossil fuels.  As such, many scientists around the world have been developing catalysts for water oxidation and the generation of hydrogen from water with the use of “artificial photosynthesis” via the renewable energy of sunlight absorption.  In reality, artificial water oxidation catalysis is poised to become a commercially significant technology in the near future. Read more


Department of Chemistry and Physics
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff | 1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot 4941 | Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603
Dr. Grant Wangila, Chairperson | (870) 575-8382 |