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; molecular electronics

Current Research Interest
Novel materials for fuel cells and batteries; development of operando methods; molecular electronics

Distinction
Gold Medal International Society of Electrochemistry 2017
American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Selected Publications
Wang, Deli, Sufen Liu, Jie Wang, Ruoqian Lin, Masahiro Kawasaki, Eric Rus, Katharine E. Silberstein, Michael A. Lowe, Feng Lin, Dennis Nordlund, Hongfang Liu, David A. Muller, Huolin L. Xin, and Héctor D. Abruña. “Spontaneous Incorporation of Gold in Palladium-Based Ternary Nanoparticles Makes Highly Durable Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction.” Nature Communications 7 (2016): 11941.

Potash, Rebecca A., James R. McKone, Sean Conte, and Héctor D. Abruña. “On the Benefits of a Symmetric Redox Flow Battery.” Journal of Electrochemical Society 163, no. 3 (2016): A338-A344.

Cornell Research Website Article
A Compelling Future for Energy Research