Research activities focus on enhancing the performance of energy conversion, transmission, and storage devices through the use of nano materials. Specific areas of work include the development of high capacity anode and cathode active materials for lithium ion batteries as well as engineering novel device architectures using carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Other efforts focus on improving the electrical conductivity of bulk CNT wires and cables for power and data transmission. The applied projects are complemented by fundamental studies on CNT electronic type separations, thermal and chemical stability, and material tolerance to harsh radiation environments.
Brian Landi, PhD, Associate Professor
Phone: (58) 475-4726