Energy Generation & Storage

Energy Generation & Storage


New materials are at the core of next generation energy storage systems, such as Li-ion batteries. Material engineers are central to finding solutions to the latest challenges in energy generation and storage technologies.  

Research Topics

  • Electrochemical energy storage materials, devices, and hybrid systems
  • Ultra-thin silicon photovoltaics & allied devices
  • Water splitting via electrolysis for hydrogen production
  • Waste energy recovery 
  • Materials for renewable energies 
  • Battery and catalytic materials design
  • High-entropy alloys for catalysis applications 
  • Triboelectrics and supercapacitors
  • Development of advanced materials for battery design 

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Steven Thorpe

Surface Engineering & Electrochemistry (SEE) Group

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Harry Ruda 

Electronic-Photonic Materials Group


Gisele Azimi 

Laboratory for Strategic Materials

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Hani Naguib 

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Chandra Singh 

Computational Materials Engineering (CME) Laboratory


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Sustainable Materials Processing Research Group


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Laboratory for Extreme Mechanics & Additive Manufacturing