Argonne National Laboratory

Jeffrey Elam

Chemist
- Energy Systems

Jeffrey Elam is an Argonne chemist who founded and directs Argonne’s atomic layer deposition (ALD) research program. The program, which includes R&D as well as commercialization, studies ALD as a method with the potential to boost the power of photovoltaic solar cells.

In 2008 he and his team won the R&D 100 award for research in ultrananocrystalline diamond mechanical seals.