Areas of Research

The search for new and efficient energy sources involves a fascinating array of materials types. Materials science and engineering faculty have research projects in a variety of energy-related areas, including energy generation, storage, and efficient utilization.

Research Areas

Specific research areas pursued in the department include:

  • Fuel cell materials
  • Hydrogen generation and storage
  • Solar energy conversion
  • Li ion battery materials
  • Light-weight energy-efficient structural materials