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.

Thomas Zawodzinski

Contact Info

UT E-mail:
ORNL E-mail:

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

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

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