- 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:
- William Osborn, Tippawan Markmaitree, Leon L. Shaw, Ruiming Ren, Jianzhi Hu, Ja Hun Kwak, and Zhenguo Yang, Solid-State Hydrogen Storage: Storage capacity, thermodynamics, and kinetics, JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, 61(4), 1541-1851 (2009).
- William Osborn, Tippawan Markmaitree, and Leon L Shaw, The long-term hydriding and dehydriding stability of the nanoscale LiNH2 + LiH hydrogen storage system, Nanotechnology, 20, 204028 (2009).
Materials Research Engineer/NRC Post-doc
Nanomechanical Properties Group
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