As home to both the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) and the Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation (CEI), UConn’s faculty expertise and resources in the field of energy are extensive. C2E2 serves as a nexus for activities involving fundamental and applied research in clean and efficient energy systems and strives for the transformation of science to systems by taking theoretical and laboratory expertise and applying it to industrial challenges. The Center houses equipment for prototype manufacturing, fuel cell assembly, materials characterization, and fuel cell testing and diagnostics.
Challa Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry, Head; The Division of Physical Chemistry and Head Department; The Division of Biological Chemistry; Department of Chemistry; The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology; Institute of Materials Sciences
Jeffrey McCutcheon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Al Geib Professor of Environmental Engineering Research & Education; Co-Director Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
S. Pamir Alpay, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head, MSE
- Computational materials science
- Design of electrical contacts
- Dielectrics, ferroelectrics, and graded materials
- Thin film growth and characterization