Energy Conversion and Storage

Institutes, centers and labs related to Energy Conversion and Storage

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Energy Lab

Studies the fundamental electrochemical processes in ionic liquids, and designs nonflammable electrolytes for energy storage and conversion

Faculty who conduct research in Energy Conversion and Storage

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Rohan Akolkar

F. Alex Nason Chair and Ohio Eminent Scholar for Advanced Energy Research
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Develops new electrochemical processes for applications including nano-material fabrication, energy storage, electrometallurgy and sensors

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Burcu Gurkan

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Designs, develops and investigates ionic liquid based electrochemical systems for energy, environmental sciences and sensors

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Julie Renner

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Works at the interface of protein engineering and electrochemistry to enable a new generation of advanced technologies

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Bob Savinell

George S. Dively Professor in Engineering
Distinguished University Professor
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Develops high-performance electrochemical energy conversion and storage technologies through fundamental and applied studies of interfacial and transport processes

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Jesse Wainright

Research Professor, Chemical Engineering

Develops novel electrochemical systems for grid-level energy conversion and storage