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The Institute for Research in Materials (IRM)

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Researcher Profile

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Mark Obrovac, Department of Chemistry 

Obrovac lab research is focused on developing new practical metal-ion battery chemistries based on low-cost and abundant raw materials, such as sodium and magnesium. Research areas include the synthesis, characterization and electrochemistry of new intercalation materials, nanostructured compounds, amorphous metal alloys. Professor Obrovac is cross-appointed with Physics & Atmospheric Science.  Read more...