Jeff Chamberlain, Energy Storage Major Initiative Leader & head of Electrochemic

Jeff Chamberlain

Deputy Director of Development & Demonstration for the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research
- Chemical Sciences and Engineering

Jeffrey Chamberlain is the Deputy Director of Development & Demonstration for the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research. He is also the leader of the laboratory-wide Energy Storage Initiative. The work involved is coordinated into four research areas: Advanced Battery R&D, Process Engineering for pilot-scale studies of battery materials, Energy Storage studies for power grid management, and Energy Storage R&D in advanced power train systems. In addition, he has an active role in Argonne’s lithium-air battery development initiative.

Prior to joining Argonne, Dr. Chamberlain performed industrial research at several companies, notably Cabot Microelectronics, Nalco, and Dow, focusing his work on the chemistry at the interface between suspended metal-oxide particles and their surrounding solutions. Products developed from Jeff’s work in industry have been applied in semiconductor processing, coatings manufacture, and mineral processing.

Dr. Chamberlain studied vacuum-based surface chemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology and received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry.

Jeff Chamberlain on Lithium-air batteries

Patents

11 U.S. patents issued and several patents pending for semiconductor and water treatment processing chemicals and quartz-crystal-microbalance-based mineral processing devices.