Current Members


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

​Postdoctoral Associates

   Huada Lian (
(Chemical Engineering)  
Cristina Grosu (
(Chemical Engineering)


Graduate Students

Emily Krucker-Velasquez (       

(Chemical Engineering) Charged soft matter under confinement

Matthew Moy (       
(Chemical Engineering) Modeling Electrochemical Systems
Zhouhang (Amelia) Dai (       
(Chemical Engineering) High-throughput cathode development for sodium-ion batteries
Chien-Rung Shih (       
(Chemical Engineering) Solid Electrolyte Interface of Sodium-Ion Batteries
Junghyun Yoon (
(Chemical Engineering) Coupled Ion-Electron Theory and Analysis of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Read More...
Young Ko (
(Mechanical Engineering) Thermal-fluidic Engineering Solutions for Li-ion Battery Safety and Recycling Read More...
Barathkumar Baskaran (
(Chemical Engineering) Designing electrochemical treatment methods for mitigating aqueous pollutants Read More...
Siqi (Suzy) Wu (
(Chemical Engineering) Electrochemistry and renewable energy
Chan Gi Kim (
(Chemical Engineering) Improving the performance and recyclability of batteries Read More...

Sam Degnan-Morgenstern (

(Chemical Engineering) Computational hybrid modeling to learn physics from images Read More...

Arjun Yennemadi (

(Chemical Engineering) Transport of electrolytes through charged nanopores

Daniel Markiewitz (

(Chemical Engineering) Developing and extending models of electrochemical systems Read More...

Yash Samantaray (
(Chemical Engineering) Studying acoustic methods for battery lifetime testing Read More...
Michael Li (
(Chemical Engineering) Improving electrochemical characterization analysis
Shakul Pathak (
(Chemical Engineering) Cathode microstructure and Ion/Electron Transfer Mechanisms in battery modeling Read More...
Xiaochen Du (
(Chemical Engineering & Computation) Seeks to combine informatics, machine learning, and automation to accelerate chemistry and materials research Read More...
Qiaohao (Harry) Liang (
(Materials Science & Engineering)  Physics-based and data-driven modeling of batteries in medical devices Read More...

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


Spencer Delgado


Alexander Sapp, TU Munich (2022)

Amit N. Shocron, Technion- Isreal Institute of Technology (2022)

Nick Williams, Imperial College London (2022)

Simon Daubner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2022)

Yu Han, Tsinghua University (2019)

Inge Bellemans, Ghent University (2018)

Aymar de Lichtevelde, Wageningen University & Research (2018)


Osama Joesph-Irabor
Room: 66-558
Phone: (617) 253 6554

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.