Energy storage is the preeminent challenge facing the 21st century. Batteries are the key to enabling, potable power, electric vehicles, and a clean grid.
Fuel Cells are an essential part of the proposed hydrogen economy. The high efficiency of fuel cell devices make them a promising method for storing/generating energy.
Corrosion is a multi-billion dollar a year problem. Coatings and material modifications are essential for reducing waste and increasing productivity.
Interfacial design is a critical step in engineering solutions. To address these issues chemical and physical deposition strategies can be used.