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Hydrogen & Clean Energy

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Members

Leading Faculty and Scientists

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Director

GEORGE B. BERRY CHAIR PROFESSOR OF ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Hydrogen production and hydrogen storage, metal hydride, metallic alloys, functional ceramics, materials science, Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for energy conversion, and thermoelectric materials and devices for power generation.

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CHAIRPERSON, PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Hydrogen, hydrogen compressors, hydrogen storage, energy conversion materials and systems. Leadership in the strategic planning for education and curricula. Leadership in putting cutting-edge research and educational techniques into practice and guiding professional development.

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PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Flight control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, fault tolerance, and neural networks

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PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Edge-cutting areas tending to reduce exhaust emissions and improve the fuel economies of I.C. engines.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Advanced materials and manufacturing, directed energy deposition, additive manufacturing, and life cycle engineering.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Thermal fluid systems for energy and propulsion applications, 
reacting flows, advanced combustion strategies, conventional and alternative/renewable fuels, high-speed laser diagnostics and imaging of combustion processes, fuel reforming.

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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Hydrogen production and hydrogen storage, materials science, electrochemistry, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for energy conversion, thermoelectric materials, and devices, rechargeable batteries, corrosion, nuclear materials.

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Wolfgang Winkler

PROFESSOR DR. TECHN.
 

Area of expertise: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Winkler is with long-term industry and academic experience in boilers and fuel cells.

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PROFESSOR 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: primary research interests lie in the hydrodynamics of laminar and turbulent reacting flows.

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Cesar Romo de la Cruz

POSTDOCTORAL SCIENTIST 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Hydrogen storage, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for energy conversion, and thermoelectric materials and devices for power generation.

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Sergio Paredes Navia

POSDOCTORAL SCIENTIST 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Area of expertise: Automation and controls, hydrogen storage, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for energy conversion, and thermoelectric materials and devices for power generation.

Leading Graduate Students

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Andre Fernandes

M.S. STUDENT
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Geoffroy Gauneau

PH.D. CANDIDATE
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Ellena Gemmen

PH.D. STUDENT 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Bryan Jackson

PH.D. CANDIDATE 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Fuming Jiang

M.S. STUDENT 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Liang Liang

PH.D. CANDIDATE 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Sarah Kinzel

M.S. STUDENT 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Spencer Fultineer

M.S. STUDENT 
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING