Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties (m2mt)

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Esther Takeuchi

Lead Institution

Stony Brook University




To build the scientific knowledge to enable creation of scalable electrochemical energy storage systems with high energy, power, and long life, through fundamental understanding of transport properties gained by identification and purposeful probing of materials and interfaces under dynamic conditions from the molecular to the mesoscale.

Research Topics

electrical energy storage, mesoscale science, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials)

Materials Studied

Materials: oxide, polymer, electrolytes

Interfaces: organic/inorganic, inorganic/inorganic, liquid/solid, solid/solid

Nanostructured Materials: 0D, 1D, 2D

Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, X-ray imaging, X-ray spectroscopy, neutron diffraction and scattering, electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, surface science, density functional theory (DFT), continuum modeling, mesoscale modeling, multiscale modeling 

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Partner Institutions

  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Drexel University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of Texas at Austin

BES Staff Contact

Craig Henderson