Awards and Recognitions
Research InterestsElectrochemistry and electrochemical engineeirng; Flow batteries; Fuel cells and electrochemical capacitors; electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction Fundamental electrochemical interracial and transport processes; Electrochemical systems modeling
Teaching InterestsTransport phenomena, electrochemical engineering, fuel cells, SAGES seminar courses
Affiliated Department Research Areas
News About Robert Savinell
Robert Savinell will join a prestigious group of researchers and innovators from Case Western Reserve University as one of the newest elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The honor highlights the overall career and impact individual inventors have had in society and their respective fields. Savinell, a Distinguished University Professor and the George S. Dively Professor of Engineering, is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of electrochemistry and a foundational leader for CWRU’s electrochemical community. His 40-year career includes groundbreaking work in energy conversion and storage.
U.S. Department of Energy awards four-year renewal to Case Western Reserve University, partners investigating ‘breakthrough electrolytes’ for large-scale batteries
The BEES EFRC Student Research Organization (SRO) welcomed Dr. Robert Savinell, Director of the BEES EFRC, as the kick-off speaker for the BEES Fall Seminar Series.
This year, four members of the Case School of Engineering faculty were recognized for their achievements in research, teaching, scholarly service and mentoring.
Robert Savinell In the News
Researchers Nicholas Sinclair, research engineer in chemical and biomolecular engineering; Robert Savinell, Distinguished University Professor; and Jesse Wainright, professor of chemical engineering, were part of a team that accomplished the decoupling of power from energy design by incorporating a conducting carbon slurry in the negative electrolyte of an all-iron flow battery.
Robert Savinell, Distinguished University Professor, and Jesse Wainright, professor of chemical engineering, discussed new research offering hope for the future of renewable energy battery storage.
CLEVELAND — Research four years in the making at Case Western Reserve University has provided hope for the future of renewable energy battery storage.
Research at Case Western Reserve focuses on building extra storage batteries for wind and solar farms
Robert Savinell, Distinguished University Professor and the George S. Dively Professor of Engineering in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, discussed the research happening at the Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage Center. The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded another $12 million to the center for researchers to better understand the fundamental science behind the novel electrolytes they are developing, technology that holds considerable promise in solving energy storage problems in the United States.