Our research lies at the interface of multifunctional material development and electrochemical engineering. Electrochemical devices are ubiquitous to a broad range of energy conversion technologies and chemical processes. Their core components rely on complex materials that provide the required electrocatalytic activity and mass transport functionality. Our group has expertise in composite materials development, processing and characterization; and this expertise is used to improve and redefine electrochemical reactors with direct industrial applications. Our applied research approach also relies on fundamental understanding of the materials’ self-assembly and how their morphology and surface properties affects the mass transport and performance of electrochemical devices.
We are incredibly grateful for the generous financial support provided by the following organizations:
Congratulations to Rhea for being awarded both the Sidney Savitt Award for having the highest GPA in the ChemE graduating class and the Edward A. McNelis Thesis Prize in Chemistry for her thesis work on nitrobenzene electroreduction! May 20, 2020