Honors & Awards


  • Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation (2021)
  • Bridge Fellow, Laurence Berkeley National Lab (2020)
  • Chancellor's Fellow, UC Berkeley (2020)

Education & Certifications


  • PhD (Incomplete), UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering; Designated Emphasis in Energy Science and Technology (2020)
  • MS, Vanderbilt University, Mechanical Engineering (Energy Materials) (2020)
  • BE, Vanderbilt University, Mechanical Engineering (2020)

Patents


  • Su et al.. "United States Patent Application 16938924 Rechargeable battery using iron negative electrode and manganese oxide positive electrode", Form Energy, Inc, Jul 25, 2020
  • Newhouse et al.. "United States Patent 16938862 (Application) Low Cost Metal Eletrodes", Form Energy, Inc, Jul 24, 2020
  • Weber et al.. "United States Patent Application 16913877 Device architectures for metal-air batteries", Form Energy, Inc, Jun 26, 2020

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Industrial decarbonization; energy system techno-economics; battery materials and manufacturing.

Work Experience


  • Materials Informatics Intern, Aionics, Inc (2021)

    Location

    Berkeley, CA

  • Business Development Intern, Aionics, Inc (2021)

    Location

    Berkeley, CA

  • Cell Manufacturing Intern, Tesla (2020)

    Location

    Fremont, CA

  • Reactor Development Intern, Form Energy, Inc (2019)

    Location

    Somerville, MA

  • Process Intern, Sila Nanotechnologies, Inc (2018)

    Location

    Alameda, CA

All Publications


  • Influence of spatial dispersion on spectral tuning of phonon-polaritons PHYSICAL REVIEW B Beechem, T. E., Saltonstall, C. B., Gilbert, T., Matson, J., Ugwu, F., Kasica, R., Bezares, F. J., Valentine, J., Caldwell, J. D. 2019; 100 (20)