Héctor D. Abruña

Émile M. Chamot Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

293 Physical Sciences Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4720

Héctor D. Abruña

Émile M. Chamot Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Electrochemistry; electrocatalysis, batteries, fuel cells

Current Research Interest

Novel materials for fuel cells and batteries; development of operando methods; alkaline electrocatalysis

Distinction

A.J. Bard Award of the Electrochemical Society
National Academy of Sciences
Director of Department of Energy Frontier Research Center for Alkaline Based Energy Solutions
Gold Medal International Society of Electrochemistry
American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Selected Publications

Xiong, Yin, Yao Yang, Howie Joress, Elliot Padgett, Unmukt Gupta, Venkata Yarlagadda, David N. Agyeman-Budu, et al. “Revealing the Atomic Ordering of Binary Inermetallics Using in Situ Heating Techniques at Multilength Scales.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 116, no. 6 (2019): 1974-1983.

Wang, Ying, Yao Yang, Shuangfeng Jia, Xiaoming Wang, Kangjie Lyu, Yanqiu Peng, He Zheng, et al. “Synergistic Mn-Co Catalyst Outperforms Pt on High-Rate Oxygen Reduction for Alkaline Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells.” Nature Communications 10 (2019): 1506.

Cornell Research Website Article

A Compelling Future for Energy Research