ETSL moved to Purdue University.
ETSL congratulates Zhixiao Liu on being the first PhD graduate from ETSL to become a faculty member. He starts his academic career as an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Hunan University .
Read our recently published papers on energy storage and coversion.
Congratulations to Michael for winning first prize for the M.S. 3 Minute Thesis Competition hosted by Texas A&M University.
An invited talk from ETSL was presented by Aashutosh at the Annual Lithium Battery Power Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.
ETSL welcomes Peifeng Huang as a visiting Ph.D. student from the University of Science and Technology of China.
A research talk was presented by Daniel at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE) in Phoenix, Arizona.
Congratulations to Kelsey for receiving the Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M.
ETSL welcomes Sindy Tarazona-Cárdenas as a visiting M.S. student from University of Guanajuato, Mexico.
ETSL welcomes Dr. Zhixiao Liu as a Post-doctoral Research Associate.
Congratulations to Kelsey for winning first prize for her poster presentation at the Mechanical Engineering Poster Competition sponsored by the Mechanical Engineering Leadership Council.
Congratulations to Darren for winning the Best Poster Presentation award at the Texas A&M Conference on Energy.
Several research talks and poster presentations were given by Kelsey, Michael, Robert, Neha, Hanumanth, Dickens, Darren, Don and Karan at the Texas A&M Conference on Energy in College Station, Texas.
An invited talk from ETSL was presented by Dr. Mukherjee at the XXV International Materials Research Congress (IMRS), Cancun, Mexico.
Two invited talks by Dr. Mukherjee and a poster presentation by Aashutosh were presented at the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy.
Congratulations to Ankit for his summer internship at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado.
An invited talk by Dr. Mukherjee and a poster presentation by Aashutosh were presented at the Indo-US Workshop on Energy Storage at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in Mumbai, India.
Congratulations to Kelsey and Michael for their summer internships at Oak Ridge National Lab in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
ETSL welcomes Akash Verma, Maricarmen del Toro, and Chance Norris for summer research at ETSL.
Four research talks from ETSL were presented by Aashutosh, Daniel, and Zhixiao at the 229th ECS Conference in San Diego, California.
An invited talk from ETSL was presented by Aashutosh at the 2016 InterPore Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Congratulations to Zhixiao Liu and Chien-Fan Chen for successfully defending their Ph.D. theses!
Two research talks were presented by Aashutosh at the 2016 Material Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy Conference (MCARE) in Clearwater, Florida.
An invited talk from ETSL was presented by Chien-Fan at the 2016 International Battery Seminar and Exhibit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Deepak, Nihar, and Seshendra presented their graduate work at Texas A&M's Student Research Week.
Congratulations to Nihar, Deepak and Seshendra for successfully defending their M.S. theses!
Congratulations to Srivatsa for his upcoming internship with Cummins.
Dr. Mukherjee is named Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow.
Dr. Mukherjee is a recipient of the TEES Young Faculty Award.
Dr. Mukherjee received the TMS Young Leaders Award of the Functional Materials Division.
An invited talk from ETSL was presented by Zhixiao at the Energy Storage symposium in the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites.
Dr. Mukherjee attended, as a protégé, the 2016 Annual Conference on “Materials for the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” of TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas).
ETSL welcomes Kelsey Rollag, Robert Minter, Michael Kalan, Darren Law, Dickens Law, Don Vu, Srivatsa Chakravarthy, Hanumanth Palle and Karan Narula for graduate studies.
AggiE Challenge students showcased their research on "Fabrication and Electrochemical Analysis of Hierarchical Electrode" for the AggiE Challenge Video Competition. Learn about their work here.
Zhixiao, Chien-Fan, Aashutosh, Daniel and Deepak from ETSL presented their work at the ASME IMECE in Houston.
Congratulations to Zhixiao Liu, Chien-Fan Chen, Aashutosh Mistry, and Dr. Mukherjee for winning the first prize for their poster titled "Investigating Chemical and Electrochemical Interactions during Discharge of a Lithium Sulfur Cell" presented at the Texas A&M Energy Institute’s Non-fossil based Technologies for Energy - Research Workshop on October 20, 2015.
Dr. Mukherjee presented an invited talk at the ECS meeting in Phoenix. He was also a recipient of the ECS Young Faculty Travel Grant Award of the Battery Division.
Congratulations to Pallab Barai for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis!
ETSL welcomes Dr. Rajib Mukherjee as a Research Fellow.
Dr. Mukherjee’s work in Lithium-air batteries featured in the Fall 2015 edition of Texas A&M Energy Institute Energy Matters Newsletter: “Mesoscale Interactions in Li-Air Batteries.”
ETSL hosts a short workshop on energy storage for the visiting students from University of Guanajuato, Mexico.
ETSL welcomes Ankit Verma and Yuting Luo for their PhD studies.
Dr. Mukherjee was an invited participant at the NSF Workshop on Sustainable Manufacturing: Urgent Research Needs and Multidisciplinary Collaboration.
Dr. Mukherjee was awarded the “Young Faculty Travel Grant Award of the Battery Division of the Electrochemical Society". He will present an invited talk at the Fall ECS meeting in Phoenix.
Leigha S. Lewis, Aditya Tiwari and Mohit Singhal successully completed their summer internship at ETSL.
Dr. Mukherjee co-organized a symposium on energy storage at the American Ceramic Society’s CMCEE conference in Vancouver, Canada and delivered two talks, which included one invited talk.
Congratulations to Chien-Fan Chen for the Texas A&M Energy Institute ConocoPhillips Fellowship award!
ETSL presented their work as 3 talks at the ECS meeting in Chicago.
Dr. Mukherjee presented an invited talk at the International Conference on Computational Heat Transfer at Rutgers University.
Congratulations to Guanglian Li for successfully
defending her Ph.D. thesis!
Congratulations to Carlos Lopez and Malcolm Stein IV for successfully
defending their M.S. thesis!
ETSL welcomes Neha Gada for her graduate studies.
ETSL welcomes Fernando Cano from University of Guanajuato, Mexico for his MS thesis research.
ETSL welcomes Robert Minter as an undergraduate researcher.
ETSL welcomes Leigha S. Lewis, Mohit Singhal, and Aditya Tiwari for Summer 2015 research at Texas A&M.
ETSL was invited to present their work at the ACS 2015 annual meeting in Denver.
ETSL was invited to present their work at the TMS 2015 annual meeting in Orlando.
ETSL welcomes Aashutosh N. Mistry and Daniel R. Juarez for their PhD studies!
Congratulations to Deepak for the upcoming summer internship with MathWorks.
ETSL was invited for 2 talks at the American Ceramic Society’s ICAC conference in Daytona Beach.
Congratulations to Pallab for the prestigious Texas A&M University Dissertation (Graduate) Fellowship for 2015.
Work from ETSL was presented at the ASME IMECE.
Work from ETSL was presented at the ECS meeting.
ETSL welcomes Nihar Kotak
and Deepak Bhatia for their graduate studies!
Dr. Mukherjee interviewed for
Fortune magazine article on “The Next Big Battery Disruption
Isn't Coming Next Year”.
Dr. Mukherjee is a guest editor for the Journal of the
Electrochemical Society special issue on
"Mechano-Electrochemical Coupling in Energy Related
Materials and Devices."
Congratulations to Pallab for
the Graduate Research Position at NREL (Energy Storage
Group). He will be working through the summer and fall
semesters at NREL.
Congratulations to Chien-Fan
for the summer research position at ORNL (Computational
Energy Science Group).
Congratulations to Carlos for
the summer research position at NASA JSC (Battery Group).
Congratulations to Malcolm
for the summer research position at Lynntech (Battery
Dr. Mukherjee co-organized a
on "Mechano-Thermo-Electrochemical Interactions in Energy
Storage: Perspective toward Safety and Life," at the 17th US
National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
ETSL welcomes visiting graduate student Felix Nimtz from
Mechanical Engineering, Cooperative State University
Mannheim, Germany for summer research!
ETSL welcomes Walter Reed,
Physics major from Angelo State University, for his summer
research as a REU student!
Carlos Lopez was featured in
this year’s Mechanical Engineering Magazine!
ETSL welcomes Seshendra
Palakurthy for his graduate
Pallab, Mohammed, Zhixiao, and Carlos successfully
presented their work at the 225th Meeting of the
Electrochemical Society in Orlando, FL.
Dr. Mukherjee was a nominee and invited participant at the American Ceramic Society Future Leaders Program.
Congratulations to our
undergrads Dion Hubble (Chemical Eng. major) and Deepak
Bhatia (Electrical Eng. major) for their 1st Prize for
Poster presentation at the Engineering Showcase today based
on their work as part of the AggiE Challenge Project on
Battery Electrodes. Keep up the good work!
Congratulations to Carlos Lopez for winning two graduate
poster awards at Student Research Week 2014! His poster,
“Lithium-Ion Battery Thermal Management for Space
Applications,” was awarded First Place in
Engineering/Architecture and Second Place for the Sigma Xi
Symposium Theme Award among graduate students.
Pallab Barai’s recent journal
paper entitled “Stochastic Analysis of Diffusion Induced
Damage in Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes” is now a featured
article on Renewable Energy Global Innovations!
Dr. Mukherjee interviewed for
ASME feature on “Lengthening the Life of Lithium-Ion
Congratulations to Mohammed Hasan for successfully
defending his M.S. thesis!
Congratulations to Malcolm
Stein for winning first place in the Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Student Organization’s Research Poster Competition
at the Pi Tau Sigma National Convention!
Dr. Mukherjee featured in
ASME video on “Nanoengineering for Energy and
Dr. Mukherjee, Malcolm Stein,
and Carlos Lopez were interviewed for the Rethinking
Green community outreach broadcast hosted by the SEAD
Gallery in Bryan, Texas.
ETSL welcomes Dr. Bitta Mondal for a 1-year research stay
as Indo-US Science & Technology Forum Fellow. Dr. Mondal
is a scientist at the Central Mechanical Engineering
Research Institute, a CSIR Lab in India.
Seongkoo Cho and Kai An graduate with M.S. degrees in
Congratulations to Pallab for
the NSF travel grant award to attend the ASME 2013 IMECE in
San Diego, CA.
Dr. Mukherjee invited to
speak at the "Nano-Engineering for Energy Storage" panel at
the ASME 2013 IMECE. Dr. Mukherjee was also featured in an
interview for the ASME network.
Dr. Mukherjee organized a session on electrochemical energy
storage at the ASME 2013 International Mechanical
Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE).
Malcolm, Seongkoo, and Pallab
presented their work at the 224th ECS Meeting in San
Francisco, CA. Great work!
Dr. Mukherjee chaired a
session on battery modeling at the 224th Electrochemical
Society (ECS) Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
Congratulations to Seongkoo
Cho and Kai An for successfully defending their M.S. theses!
Undergraduates Ben Powell,
Deepak Bhatia, and Dion Hubble awarded the prestigious
Research Opportunities for Engineers (ROE) scholarship.
Guanglian Li selected to participate in the Math Workshop
on Batteries and Fuel Cells held by IPAM at UCLA this
Carlos Lopez awarded the
prestigious NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship!
His research focuses on thermal safety and management
aspects of Lithium-Ion batteries.
We are happy to welcome
Chien-Fan Chen to the ETSL for his graduate studies!
Dion Hubble awarded a travel
scholarship to attend the Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo this
October at Purdue University.
Pallab Barai awarded his
second NSF travel grant to present at ASME-MECE 2013
conference in November.
Dr. Mukherjee’s work in PEM Fuel Cell featured in the
September 2013 edition of ASME Magazine in an article: “Cars
Pallab featured as the August 2013 Texas A&M Energy
Carlos and Pallab presented
at the 2013 Summer ASME Fuel Cell Conference held in
Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Mukherjee was a track organizer for the
session on Fuel Cell Modeling.
Welcome visiting professor,
Dr. Amaresh Dalal, from the Indian Institute of Technology
to the ETSL! Learn more about Dr. Dalal and his work here.
Dr. Mukherjee invited to speak at the “Nano-structured
Materials for Rechargeable Batteries and for
Supercapacitors” Symposium in the TMS (The Minerals, Metals
& Materials Society) 2014 143rd Annual Meeting in San
Pallab Barai selected for the
2013-2014 Texas A&M Energy Institute ConocoPhillips
Fellowship! Congratulations Pallab!
Carlos Lopez and Malcolm
Stein continue their graduate studies with ETSL!
Dr. Mukherjee is the co-organizer of the
"Mechanical-Electrochemical Coupling in Energy Related
Materials and Devices" Symposium at the Spring 2014 ECS
(Electrochemical Society) Meeting in Orlando, FL. A
tentative call for papers is available here.
Congratulations to Carlos
for winning the J. George H. Thompson Outstanding Senior
Award! Only three students are selected each year to receive
this prestigious award!
Dr. Mukherjee presented an ASME Nanotechnology Institute
Webinar on "Electrodics: Multiscale Electrode Physics in
Energy Storage". More information can be found
AggiE-Challenge students won
2nd Place out of 31 teams at the TAMU Engineering Project
Showcase for their poster on "A Promising Composite Anode
for Enhanced Li-Ion Battery Performance"! Learn more about
their work here.
Congratulations to the students and mentors for their
Dr. Mukherjee presented an invited talk at the "Advances in
Batteries" Symposium in the 245th ACS (American Chemical
Society) National Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
Congratulations to Carlos for winning 2nd Place Poster in
Engineering at the Student
Research Week Competition. His poster entitled "The
Effect of Vortex Generators on Active Battery Thermal
Management" draws from his Undergraduate Thesis research to
be published in May.
We are happy to welcome Kai An and Mohammed Hasan to the
ETSL for their graduate studies!
Pallab Barai received a NSF Student Travel Grant for the
ASME IMECE 2012 Conference where he will present his poster
entitled "Mechano- Electrochemical Interaction in Li-Ion
Pallab Barai, Seongkoo Cho, and Dr. Mukherjee attended ECS
meeting in Hawaii. Pallab presented on "Modeling of Fracture
Initiation and Propagation in Lithium Ion Battery
Congratulations to Malcolm
for being awarded the prestigious Research Opportunities for
Engineers (ROE) scholarship.
We are happy to welcome Zhixiao Liu to the ETSL for his
We are happy to welcome Pallab Barai to the ETSL for his
Michael Martin successfully
defended his Master's Thesis on "Modeling of Transport in
Lithium Ion Battery Electrodes".
Michael Martin awarded ECS
travel grant to present research findings at the 221st
Electrochemical Society Conference in Seattle, WA, on May
ETSL welcomes undergraduates
Benjamin Powell and Malcolm Stein for the summer of 2012 to
conduct research under the USRG program. They will complete
a UG thesis by May of 2013.
Benjamin Powell and Malcolm Stein received the prestigious
Research Grant to conduct undergraduate research
during the summer of 2012.
We are happy to welcome Seongkoo Cho to the ETSL for his
The Energy and Transport Science Laboratory was established
by Dr. Partha Mukherjee.