Argonne National Laboratory

Jeff Chamberlain

Director, Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science (ACCESS)

Jeffrey Chamberlain provides vision and leadership for ACCESS and works with leaders inside and outside Argonne to create new partnerships that ultimately amplify the lab's energy storage breakthroughs.

Dr. Chamberlain joined Argonne in 2006 in the Office of Technology Development & Commercialization, where he managed the laboratory's intellectual property portfolios for its Li-ion battery, fuel cell and nanotechnology programs. Dr. Chamberlain then served as Deputy Director of Argonne's Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), and continues to serve as JCESR External Integration Officer.

At Argonne, Dr. Chamberlain has classified more than 30 new inventions, marketed 120 existing inventions and grown Argonne's licensing revenue. He is credited with licensing Argonne's Li-ion battery technology to GM, BASF, and LG Chemical, among others.

Dr. Chamberlain received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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