Collaboration Opportunities

Postdoc opening

Electrochemical Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow

Our group currently has an opening for a postdoc position related to colloids/dispersion, electrochemical, electrolyzer, and/or fuel cell modeling. 

The position is listed at:


Collaboration Opportunities

We are part of a very multidisciplinary team of electrochemists, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, theorists and material scientists. We have active collaborations with industry, academia and other National Laboratories. With our diverse portfolio on modeling and characterization of functional advanced materials for energy conversion technologies, we continuously seek collaboration opportunities with academia and industry, and host affiliates and international students, students from UC Berkeley and other universities, and visiting or sabbatical faculty.

In our group, we have graduate students from UC Berkeley who are working towards their PhD on a multitude of research topics related to ionomers, characterization, diagnostics and modeling for energy technologies. Our work on functional polymers vary from ion-conductive polymers and thin films to their chemical-mechanical stability and structural characterization. 

For Industry and Academia:

There are collaboration opportunities for industry and academia working directly with us through CRADA and SPP agreements as well as through research consortia including HydroGen and FC-PAD.

For Undergraduate students:

We routinely host and mentor undergraduate students in our group through the DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, which provide undergraduate students and recent graduates research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns in our group to perform research on DOE projects.  

For Graduate students:

Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory/facility in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories/facilities. Additional information on program can be found on DOE SCGSR website.

For Visiting Faculty:

We host Faculty who are interested in visiting our group and working with us. Also, DOE's Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community in order to expand the workforce vital to the DOE mission areas.  As part of the program, selected university/college faculty members collaborate with DOE laboratory research staff on a research project of mutual interest.