Vijay Ramani is the Roma B. & Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Energy, Environmental ＆ Chemical Engineering at the MNcKelvey School of Engineering.
His research interests lie at the confluence of electrochemical engineering, materials science and renewable and sustainable energy technologies. The National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, ARPA-E, and Department of Energy have funded his research, with mechanisms including an NSF CAREER award (2009) and an ONR Young Investigator Award (ONR-YIP; 2010).
Vijay Ramani, the Roma B. and Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor of Environment and Energy, has been named vice provost for graduate education, announced Provost Beverly Wendland. His three-year appointment is effective Jan. 1.
A multidisciplinary team including researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis has found a new catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells that is less expensive and longer-lasting than platinum.
A new electrolysis system that makes use of briny water could provide astronauts on Mars with life-supporting oxygen and fuel for the ride home, according to engineers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, who developed the system.
Engineers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis have developed high-power, direct borohydride fuel cells that operate at double the voltage of conventional hydrogen fuel cells.