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Research Director 

Alan West

Columbia University


Alan West received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California and his BS from Case Western Reserve University. He is the chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University and is the Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of Electrochemistry; he has a joint appointment in its Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. He serves as the co-director of the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center. His research interests include electrochemical microfabrication methods, electrochemical synthesis, batteries, and fuel cells.


Term Expires: Mar 2021 *




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