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Ethan J. Crumlin

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Ethan J. Crumlin is a Career Staff Scientist at the Advanced Light Source (ALS, a 3rd generation synchrotron facility) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley California. He received his B.S. (2005), M.S. (2007), and Ph.D. (2012) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, advised by Prof. Yang Shao-Horn…

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Qiyang Lu

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Qiyang Lu is currently a postdoctoral associate at Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He received his PhD degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2018, and BS degree from Tsinghua University in 2012, both in Materials Science and Engineering. During the PhD study at MIT, Qiyang was under the…

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Bilge Yildiz

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

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Lixin Sun

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

Lixin Sun is a Ph. D candidate in Department of Nuclear Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is working as a research assistant with Prof. Bilge Yildiz in the Laboratory for Electrochemical Interfaces. After she received her BS in Physics from Peking University in 2012, she started graduate studies at MIT, focusing on…

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Nikolai Tsvetkov

By Erica Zimmerman / May 22, 2018

 Nikolai Tsvetkov is research assistant professor in Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) living in working in Daejeon, South Korea. He got MS degree at Moscow Institute of Electronic and Mathematics in 2006 and PhD degree in Materials Science Department at KAIST in 2012. At that time he studied fundamental charge transfer processes…

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Ali Almansoori

By Erica Zimmerman / July 27, 2017

Dr. Ali Almansoori holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Imperial College in London, an Executive MBA from London Business School, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. In August 2006, he joined the Petroleum Institute (PI) in Abu Dhabi, and currently holds the position of Dean of Engineering and…

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Sai-Cheong Chung

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2016

Sai-Cheong Chung, who was born and grew up in Hong Kong, graduated and obtained his doctoral degree from the Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Chemie of the Technische Universität München in 1997. He then joined the Material Research Laboratories of the Sony Corporation in Japan in 1998 as a research scientist. He has since then participated in…

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Shin-ichi Nishimura

By Deidre Haignere / May 19, 2016

Shin-ichi Nishimura is a Senior Researcher (2010) at The University of Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. (2009) and M.S. (2007) in Inorganic Solid State Chemistry from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Yokohama, Japan, and B.S. (2005) in Chemical Engineering from Nara National College of Technology, Japan. He was an Assistant Professor at The University…

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Atsuo Yamada

By Deidre Haignere / May 17, 2016

Atsuo Yamada has been a professor at the University of Tokyo since 2009, directing multidisciplinary research on materials for energy storage and conversion. After 13 years of service as a staff scientist and laboratory head of Sony Research Center from 1990, he was appointed as an associate professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002,…

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Gosuke Oyama

By Deidre Haignere / May 17, 2016

Gosuke Oyama received his Bachelor, and Master of Engineering (Department of Chemical System Engineering, 2011, and 2013, respectively) from The University of Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan). He obtained his Ph.D. (Department of Chemical System Engineering, 2016) under the supervision of Professor Atsuo Yamada from The University of Tokyo. Dr. Oyama has published 10 peer-reviewed scientific papers…

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