Thomas Zawodzinski

The Governor’s Chair for Electrical Energy Conversion and Storage is Thomas Zawodzinski.

He focuses on ways to make fuel cells and other energy storage technologies more durable over time.

Zawodzinski also finds ways to ensure the cells function properly at high temperatures.

He works to improve the basic mechanics of the chemical reactions in fuel cells and batteries.

Zawodzinski serves in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UT and in the Division of Materials Science and Technology at ORNL.

Bio Pages

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education

In the News

April 2012 Cell Bound

February 2010 Research Rockstars


September 2009 from Case Western Reserve University

Thomas Zawodzinski

Contact Info


UT 865-974-5137
ORNL 865-574-1499

442 Dougherty Engineering Bldg.
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2200

Oak Ridge National Lab
PO Box 2008 MS-6132
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6132