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Chief Scientist, Clean Energy Institute
Alvin L. and Verla R. Kwiram Endowed Professor of Chemistry
Washington Research Foundation Distinguished Scholar
CEI-related research interests: Physical chemistry of conjugated polymers and nanostructured materials with applications in optoelectronics – especially thin film solar cells – and sensing
Technical Director, Washington Clean Energy Testbeds
Washington Research Foundation Associate Professor of Clean Energy, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: electronic materials, including organic semiconductors, nanomaterials, photovoltaics, thin film batteries and printed and flexible electronics.
Professor, Electrical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Atomistic modeling of nanomaterials and nanodevices including optical absorption / spontaneous emission rates on strain, energy levels;
Device modeling of photoresponse and photocurrent in nanodevices using the drift-diffusion and quantum transport frameworks; applications include photovoltaics and negative capacitance devices;
Phase change materials and resistive memory devices.
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering
Director, Washington Nanofabrication Facility
Director, National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
CEI-related research interests: microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), manipulation and assembly from macro to nano scales, microfluidic systems for the life sciences, and microrobotics.
Boeing-Steiner Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
CEI-related research interests: dye-sensitized and organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells; carbon cryogel supercapacitors; nanostructured electrodes for Li ion batteries; nanocomposites for hydrogen storage; efficient energy conversion (fuel cells)
Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy & Physics
CEI-related research interests: Design, growth and characterization of novel quantum materials for energy application, such as high temperature superconductors and topological insulators.
WRF Innovation Professor in Clean Energy, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Advanced manufacturing, batteries and energy storage, mechanics of materials, computational design synthesis, stochastic optimization
Harry and Catherine Jaynne Boand Endowed Professor of Chemistry
CEI-related research interests: Development and physical characterization of new functional inorganic materials with unusual electronic structures that give rise to desirable photophysical, photochemical, chemical, electronic, magnetic, or magneto-optical properties
Boeing-Martin Professor of Chemical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: conjugated polymer semiconductors: synthesis, properties, self-assembly, and applications in optoeletronics and solar energy conversion technologies.
Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy and Electrical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Power electronics, circuit design, power system dynamics, nonlinear controls and grid integration of renewable energy sources.
Close Professor, Electrical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Achieving optimal balance between providing a reliable grid service, minimizing the cost of providing energy, and reducing the environmental impact of the electrical system while facilitating the use of renewable energy sources.
Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Modeling the charging decisions of electric vehicle drivers, and implications for electric grid loads and generation emissions; assessing prospective energy efficiency and travel demand implications of vehicle automation; evaluating the effects of services such as car-sharing and online shopping on total travel demand.
PI and Director of DIRECT
Jagjeet and Janice Bindra Endowed Career Development Professor
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Renewable energy, modeling of organic photovoltaics and complex ionic solutions, multiscale modeling
Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
CEI-related research interests: Developing new methods for monitoring and managing energy and water usage in the home through the development of new sensors and machine learning algorithms.
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Structured polymeric materials for batteries, fuel cells and solar cells. Self-assembly of plasmonic nanostructures. Neutron and x-ray scattering development of structure-function relationships in advanced energy materials.
Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Clean Energy
CEI-related research interests: Integration of synthetic chemistry and physical chemistry to explore fundamental principles and dynamic interfacial processes, to develop advanced materials design concepts for low-cost, high-efficiency energy conversion and storage devices
Nabtesco Endowed Chair Professor, Mechanical Engineering
CEI-related research interests: Electrochormic windows (ECW) and energy-harvesting ECW, thermoelectric materials and devices, hydrogen-energy harvesting and dye-sensitized solar energy system
Principal Oceanographer, Applied Physics Lab and Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Member, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC)
CEI-related research interests: field measurements supporting wave and tidal energy conversion.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Bernard and Claudine Nist Endowed Fellow Email | Web Site CEI-related research interests: Energy efficient coatings, thermochromic materials, mechanical and interfacial reliability of thin film electrode materials. Research in the Velian group focuses on the development…