Prof. Leon L. Shaw's Group


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Leon L. Shaw, PhD

Professor of Materials Engineering
Rowe Family Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy
Director for the Center of Energy Storage and Conversion

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
Room 205, Engineering 1 Building
10 W. 32nd Street
Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: 312-567-3844


Dr. Shaw's energy team at IIT focuses on synthesis and processing of nanomaterials for energy and structural applications. The current projects include:

(i) synthesis and fabrication of novel electrode chemistry and architecture for Li-ion batteries, Na-ion batteries, electrochemical capacitors, and redox flow batteries;

(ii) investigation of novel hydrogen storage materials for fuel cell vehicles; and

(iii) novel synthesis and processing of nanostructured metals and ceramics for structural applications.