Senior Management and Research Thrust Leaders
M. Stanley Whittingham; Director: Intercalation
Thrust 1 Leader
His research interest and expertise includes elucidation of the limiting mechanisms, chemical and structural, of intercalation reactions using a variety of synthetic and characterization approaches, both in-situ and ex-situ. Development of new materials and new synthetic approaches.
Glenn Amatucci, Associate Director; Transport
Thrust 2 Leader
His research interest and expertise includes the identification and synthesis of new bulk, film and nanocomposite electrodes for energy storage. Isolation of reaction mechanisms of electrode materials through in-situ and ex-situ x-ray, vibrational spectroscopy, and electrochemical techniques. Relationship of the dynamic phase evolution of electrode materials to their final electrochemical performance.
Karena Chapman; Characterization Thrust 3 Leader
Her research interest and expertise includes exploring the coupled structural, chemical, and electronic processes underlying electrochemical energy storage via advanced synchrotron-based characterization tools. Developed new operando and time-resolved experimental capabilities based on Pair Distribution Function (PDF) analysis and powder diffraction complimented by small angle scattering and x-ray absorption methods.
Clare P. Grey; Science Adviser
Her research interest and expertise includes the structural characterization of electrode materials by using a variety of long and short-range experimental probes (e.g., nuclear magnetic resonance and diffraction methods). Development of novel insitu NMR approaches to investigate battery function.
Gerbrand Ceder; Science Adviser
His research interest and expertise includes Ab initio modeling of Li-intercalation and conversion materials: structure, electronic transport, phase transformation and phase stability.
Mary Jane Sager; Project Staff Associate
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