Conducting advanced research in support of energy technologies through electrochemistry, materials science, laser technologies, and advanced protocols and modeling for the grid.
Energy storage materials
Solar energy materials
High performance materials
Combustion technologies
Fuel cells performance and durability
Ion-conducting polymers and thin films
Renewable hydrogen
Interconversion of thermal, electrical, mechanical, and chemical energies
Li-ion and Li/Sulfur
Surface and bulk materials analysis
Transport and systems modeling
Cell fabrication and failure analysis
Demand Response (DR)
V2G (Vehicles-to-Grid), V2B (Vehicle-to-Building)
Renewable energy grid integration
CERTS-Electricity reliability
Microgrid planning, operations optimization
Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
Laser-material Interactions
3D chemical imaging
Near-field Optics