Meet Our 2020 Recipient
Dr. Eric Wachsman is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He is the founding and current Director of the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute. Dr. Wachsman’s lab is at the forefront of renewable energy research involving high temperature ceramics. His advances in fundamental ionic transport and electrocatalysis have revolutionized solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC's), ion transport membranes and solid-state sensors; technologies that are on the verge of commercialization and changing the landscape of energy.