Current Members


 Martin Z. Bazant (
 Edwin G. Roos (1944) Professor
 Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Mathematics
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology


​Research Scientist

 Daniel Cogswell (
Dr. Cogswell has a broad background in computational physics that spans both academia and industry, with a focus on energy technologies. Read More...
Juner Zhu (
(Mechanical Engineering, co-supervisor: Tom Wierzbicki) Safety-focused mechanical modeling of lithium-ion batteries


​Postdoctoral Associates

   Huada Lian (
(Chemical Engineering)  


Graduate Students

  Qiaohao (Harry) Liang (
(Materials Science & Engineering)  Physics-based and data-driven modeling of batteries in medical devices

Alex Cohen (
(Chemical Engineering & Computation) Learning physics from data with computational techniques
Debbie Zhuang (
(Chemical Engineering & Computation) Modeling temperature effects and degradation in nickel-rich cathodes
Huanhuan Tian (
(Chemical Engineering) Modeling of remediation of contaminated water using Shock Electrodialysis (SED)  Read More...
Mohammad Ayman Alkhadra (
(Chemical Engineering) Remediation of contaminated water using Shock Electrodialysis (SED)  Read More...
Pedro de Souza (
(Chemical Engineering) Microscopic physics of ion transport and electric double layer structure. Read More...
Surya Effendy (
(Chemical Engineering) Analysis of corrosion of carbon steel pipes using Impedance Spectroscopy


Spencer Delgado


Yu Han, Tsinghua University (2019)

Inge Bellemans, Ghent University (2018)

Aymar de Lichtevelde, Wageningen University & Research (2018)


Barbara Balkwill
Room: 66-458
Phone: (617) 258-7026


Group Photo (2017)

(From top to bottom, left to right in a row) Peng Bai, Raymond Smith, Joey Gu, Dimitrios Fraggedakis, Mohammad Mirzadeh, Kameron Conforti, Edwin Khoo, Tingtao Zhou, Amir Levy, Juhyun Song, Arash Sayyah, Fan He, Hongbo Zhao, Michael McEldrew, Laura Gilson, Pedro de Souza, Supratim Das, Yamini Krishnan and Martin Bazant.