Sossina M. Haile
Visiting Associate in Applied Physics and Materials Science
Degrees and Appointments
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986; M.S., University of California, 1988; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1996-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-06; Professor, 2006-11; Braun Professor, 2012-2016; Visiting Associate, 2017-18.
Tel: 626-395-2958MC 309-81 Pasadena, CA 91125
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Sossina Haile's research broadly encompasses solid state ionic materials and devices, with particular focus on energy technologies. She has established a new class of fuel cells based on solid acid electrolytes and demonstrated record power densities for solid oxide fuel cells. Her more recent work on water and carbon dioxide dissociation for solar-fuel generation by thermochemical processes has created new avenues for harnessing sunlight to meet energy demands.
List of Research Areas
ionic conduction in solids, development of advanced solid electrolytes and novel solid-state electrochemical devices
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