We investigate local atomic and nanometric structure-property correlations to elucidate design principles for energy materials by rational syntheses, advanced characterization and integration of computational studies. Our materials interests include non-graphitic carbons as anodes for metal-ion batteries beyond Lithium, nanoporous (activated) carbon for cost-effective supercapacitors, scalable carbon-based nano-architectures as electrodes for pseudocapacitors and catalysis, and hydrocarbon molecular solids as cathode in dual-ion batteries. The primary GOAL is to push the limits and boundaries of CARBON materials chemistry for future energy storage solutions. We also design new device configurations on the basis of electrochemistry and materials chemistry for advanced properties.
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Gilbert Hall 153, Department of Chemistry
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon, 97331, United States