Victoria Gunderson

Victoria Gunderson received her bachelor's degree in chemistry from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota in 2005. She is currently working as a graduate researcher in Michael Wasielewski's group at Northwestern University and is a candidate for a PhD in chemistry.

 

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A model of a self-assembling group of molecules that mimic photosynthesis by transferring electrons. Molecular structures like this one may someday be used in organic solar cells.

The sun—our lives literally revolve around it. Now, researchers are working to harness its power as the ultimate renewable energy source, making it an unlikely ally in the fight against climate change.