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Dr. William Osborn

Research Interests

  • Creating and advancing measurement technology useful for the research, development, and commercialization of solid-state hydrogen storage systems.
  • Applications of composite materials in the fields of energy storage and conversion, with a focus on electrolyte membranes for solid oxide and proton exchange membrane fuel cells.
Publications Prior to Joining NIST:




Materials Research Engineer/NRC Post-doc
Ceramics Division
Nanomechanical Properties Group

Employment History:

2009 – present: NIST
2005 – 2009: Graduate/Teaching Assistant in the Materials Science and Engineering Program at the University of Connecticut.


Ph. D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT – 2009

B. S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA – 2004



Phone: (301) 975-5657
Fax: (301) 975-5334