Argonne National Laboratory

Jeff Chamberlain

Entrepreneurial Leave

Jeffrey Chamberlain is the former director of  the Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science (ACCESS) and is now on entrepreneurial leave.

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

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 lithium-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.