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Our People

IGERT is made up of a team of faculty, staff and students that are striving to advance the science and engineering of materials for sustainable energy  generation.

Leadership

Dr. Williams

Christopher Williams

Professor and IGERT Director
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis; In-Situ Surface Spectroscopy
willia84@cec.sc.edu

Dr. Lauterbach

Jochen Lauterbach

Professor, SmartState Chair, IGERT Co-Director
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: High-Throughput Catalysis; Nanoparticle Synthesis; Spectroscopy
lauteraj@cec.sc.edu

Dr. Chen

Donna Chen

Professor and IGERT Co-Director
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Interests: Surface Chemistry; Surface Science; Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry
chend@mailbox.sc.edu

 

Sandberg

William Sandberg

Professor and IGERT Co-Director
Darla Moore School of Business
Research Interests: Entrepreneurship Strategies; "Disruptive Technology" Impacts
sandberg@moore.sc.edu

 

 

Affiliated Faculty and Personnel

 

Richard Adams
Carolina Distinguished Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Interest: Inorganic Chemistry for Catalysis and Energy Conversion
adamsrd@cec.sc.edu

 

Mark Berg

Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Interests: Ultrafast Spectroscopy; Nanostructure Energy Pathways
berg@sc.edu

 

Dirk D. Brown

Professor
Moore School of Business
Research Interests: Entrepreneurship; Intellectual Property; Commercialization
dirk@sc.edu

 

MVS Chandrashekhar

Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering
Research Interests: Advanced Semiconductor Materials; Physics/Electrochemistry of Graphene and SiC
chandra@engr.sc.edu

 

Fanglin Chen

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Energy Conversion/Storage Materials; High Temperature Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers
chenfa@cec.sc.edu

 

Mike Couick

CEO
The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina
Interests: Public Policy and Politics of Energy

 

Tammie Dickenson

Director and Research Associate Professor
Office of Program Evaluation
Interests: Educational Assessment/ Evaluation of GK-12 Outreach Programs

 

Andrew B. Greytak

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Interests: Chemistry/Physics at Liquid-Semiconductor Interfaces
greytak@sc.edu

 

Andreas Heyden

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Computational Catalysis: Multiscale Modeling
heyden@cec.sc.edu

 

Gregory G. Hilton

Center for Entrepreneurial and Technological Innovation
Interests: Entrepreneurship; Technology Transfer; "Start-Up" Process

 

Krishna C. Mandal

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
Research Interests: Solar Photovoltaics; Thin Film Devices; Semiconductors
mandalk@engr.sc.edu

 

Yuriy V. Pershin

Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy
Research Interests: Computational/Theoretical Nanophysics; Charge/Spin Transport in Nanostructures
pershin@physics.sc.edu

 

John R. Regalbuto

Professor and SmartState Chair
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis; Rational Catalyst Synthesis
regalbuj@cec.sc.edu

 

Xiao-Dong Zhou

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: Physics/Electochemistry of Materials and Interfaces in Energy Systems
zhox@cec.sc.edu