Matthew T. Sheldon received his BA from Carleton College (Chemistry), PhD from UC Berkeley (Chemistry), and performed his postdoc at Caltech (Mat.Sci/App.Phys). He is the recipient of the 2015 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program (AFOSR YIP) Award, the Kaneka Junior Faculty Award (2017), and was selected as a 2017 Inventor Fellow by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. In 2019 he was elected to the executive committee of the American Physical Society (APS) Topical Group on Energy Research and Applications (GERA), and in 2021 he was awarded the Early Career award from the journal Nanophotonics. His research focuses on fundamental questions relating to optical energy conversion using plasmonic and inorganic nanoscale materials.
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