Energy Research at the University of Washington

Minoru Taya

Energy Research Area: Energy harvesting materials and devices; storage materials and devices, especially Li-ion batteries

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Center for Intelligent Materials and Systems
Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

CIMS research covers energy harvesting materials and devices (dye-sensitized solar cells, thermoelectric materials and modules), and storage materials and devices (Li-ion battery based cathodic and anodic materials, and battery, and its packaging). An example project, sponsored by AFOSR, is on Energy Harvesting and Storage Systems (EHSS) for Future AF vehicles, where EHSS components include dye-sensitized solar cells, thermoelectric materials, and modules with low to high temperature applications, as well as Li-ion battery components.

Company Spin Outs / Technology Licensing

Campus and Other Collaborators/Partners

Record last updated on November 29th 2011 PDT.