Current Group Member: Reynold Gao

Graduate Student since Fall 2023

Education: B.S. Chemical Engineering – Cornell University

Thesis Topic: Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Gallium Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage

Research Description: Hydrogen is essential to addressing our energy challenges and the current climate emergency. However, a critical barrier to its widespread deployment is its mobile and stationary storage. Reynold’s research is focused on developing novel gallium-based materials for safe and effective hydrogen storage.


Other fun facts or hobbies:  Outside of research, Reynold enjoys various sports and outdoor activities, especially soccer and hiking. He is also a fan of video games and anime.