Computational Materials Chemistry

We are a new research group in the Chemical Engineering department at Columbia University. Our current research focuses on electrochemical energy storage, in particular on batteries and fuel cells. We employ and develop computational tools & methods to unravel the inner workings of energy materials and to discover novel improved materials for the next generation of energy storage devices.

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Recent News

September 16, 2019 – Jose Torres has joined the group as a postdoc. Welcome to Columbia!

September 6, 2019 – Jianzhou Qu has passed his qualification exam. Congratulations!

July 17, 2019 – Alex was a guest speaker at the 2019 Clean Tech Competition for high-school students from around the world.

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Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center

The Urban group is part of the newly established Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center (CEEC).