Research Scientists

Botao Huang
Research Scientist since 2018
Ph.D. Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Lorraine
Research: Electrified interface, energy storage

Postdoctoral Associates and Fellows

Abhishek Aggarwal
Postdoctoral Associate since 2022
 
Ph.D. Physics, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Research: molecular simulation, machine learning, battery design, and catalysis
Max Fang
Postdoctoral Fellow since 2021
 
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Science, National Tsing Hua University
Research: Biomaterials, Nanotechnology Engineering
Kiarash Gordiz
Postdoctoral Associate since 2019
 

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research: Solid-state ionic conduction

Mikaela Gorlin
Postdoctoral Associate since 2021
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Berlin
Research: aqueous and rechargeable Zn-ion batteries

Cristina Grosu
Postdoctoral Associate since 2022
Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry, Technical University of Munich
Research: Kinetics, automated materials discovery

Jung Hwa Kim
Postdoctoral Associate since 2021
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Research: structural analysis of energy materials, TEM

Bin Liu
Postdoctoral Associate since 2020
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Research: Electrolytes, biosensors

Benjamin Paren
Postdoctoral Associate since 2021
 

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Research: Li and Na ion conductors

Bryce Tappan
Postdoctoral Associate since 2021
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Southern California
Research: solid electrolyte materials for Li-ion batteries

Sunmoon Yu
Postdoctoral Associate since 2022
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Research: Electrocatalysis

Yaolin Xu
Postdoctoral Fellow since 2021
PhD. Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Research: Li metal anode and interfaces

Pjotrs Zguns
Postdoctoral Associate since 2021
Ph.D. Physics, Uppsala University
Research: role of strain on Li-ion conductivity, solid-state proton conductors, and hydrogen intercalation transistors