Applied Energy Materials

Applied Energy Materials group focuses on synthesis and processing of energy materials including energy storage materials, solar energy materials, high performance materials and prototype development based on modern computational, synthesis and processing methods.

Area Focus:

  • Energy storage materials
  • Solar energy materials
  • High performance materials


  • Computational research/materials genomics
  • Materials synthesis and combinatory research
  • Polymer composites synthesis, formulation and scale up

Group Leader

Gao Liu

Related Publications


Sun, Wenhao, Saivenkataraman Jayaraman, Wei Chen, Kristin A. Persson, and Gerbrand Ceder. "Nucleation of metastable aragonite CaCO3 in seawater." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (2015): 3199-3204.