Overview

Conducting advanced research in support of energy technologies through electrochemistry, materials science, laser technologies, and advanced protocols and modeling for the grid.

Illustration showing the conductive binder between Delithiated and Lithiated.
  • Energy storage materials
  • Solar energy materials
  • High performance materials
Blue flames
  • Combustion technologies
  • Fuel cells performance and durability
  • Ion-conducting polymers and thin films
  • Renewable hydrogen
  • Interconversion of thermal, electrical, mechanical, and chemical energies
Energy Storage
  • Li-ion and Li/Sulfur
  • Surface and bulk materials analysis
  • Transport and systems modeling
  • Cell fabrication and failure analysis
As viewed from space, the United States at night.
  • Demand Response (DR)
  • V2G (Vehicles-to-Grid), V2B (Vehicle-to-Building)
  • Renewable energy grid integration
  • CERTS-Electricity reliability
  • Microgrid planning, operations optimization
Graphic illustration of laser ablation.
  • Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
  • Laser-material Interactions
  • LA-ICP-MS, LIBS, LAMIS
  • 3D chemical imaging
  • Near-field Optics