Resident Faculty

The Center for Clean Energy Engineering has resident research faculty working on many aspects of advanced energy systems. The people involved include:

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Office: Rm 122

Ph: 860-486-2508
agrios@uconn.edu
Alexander Agrios
Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Research Areas: Energy and environmental applications of nanotechnology, Photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion, Combined PV/thermal solar collectors, Photocatalytic pollutant remediation. To learn more about Prof. Agrios’s research click here

Office: Rm 126
Ph: 860-486-9204 bazzi@uconn.edu
Ali Bazzi
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Research Areas: Design, control, and optimization (efficiency, reliability, and cost) of power electronic systems. Specific areas of interest include: Electric motor drives and electro-mechanics, distributed generation with focus on solar photovoltaics, real-time control and optimization of energy systems. To learn more about Prof. Bazzi’s research click here
George Bollas
Office: Rm 126
Ph: 860-486-5407
george.bollas@uconn.edu
Georgios Bollas
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Director of UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering
Research Areas: Thermochemical and hybrid cycles for nuclear or solar hydrogen production, hydrogen enhanced biomass gasification and chemical looping in coal refineries. To learn more about Prof. Bollas’s research click here

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Office: Rm 102
Ph: 860-486-9204
boxun.hu@uconn.edu

Boxun Hu
Assistant Research Professor, Center for Clean Energy Engineering
Research AreasSolid oxide fuel cells, electrocatalysis, CO2 utilization, and methane activation
Professor Maric Received GOALI Award
Office: Rm 121

Ph: 860-486-1803 radenka.maric@uconn.edu
Radenka Maric
Executive Director, Innovation Partnerships & Tech Park
Professor, School of Engineering Named Professor in Sustainable Energy, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Research Areas: Thin film and nanomaterials technology development, Fuel cell and batteries, Hydrogren generation, Ceramic processing, Gasification and biofuels. To learn more about Prof. Maric’s research click here.
Mustain Chosen for Fulbright
Office: Rm 126

Ph: 860-486-9204
william.mustain@uconn.edu
William Mustain
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Research Areas: New materials for proton exchange membrane fuel cells, molten carbonate fuel cells, micro-fabricated biological fuel cells. To learn more about Prof. Mustain’s research click here
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Office: Rm 122

Ph: 860-486-1248
sung_yeul.park@uconn.edu
Sung-Yeul Park
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Research Areas: Power electronics, microgrid, smart energy conversion. To learn more about Prof. Park’s research click here
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Office: Rm 120
Ph: 860-486-9441
ugur.pasaogullari@uconn.edu

Ugur Pasaogullari
Interim Director, Center for Clean Energy Engineering
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Areas: Transport phenomena in fuel cells, multi-physics, multi-scale computational modeling. To learn more about Prof. Pasaogullar’s research click here.

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Office: Rm 125
Ph: 860-486-8379
prabhakar.singh@uconn.edu

Prabhakar Singh
UTC Endowed Chair Professor in Fuel Cell Technology
Research Areas: Solid oxide fuel cells – systems operation, process optimization, hydrocarbon fuel process

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Office: Rm 122
Ph: 860-486-0583
ioulia.valla@uconn.edu

Ioulia (Julia) Valla
Northeast Utilities Assistant Professor of
Environmental Engineering Education
Research Areas: Advanced Fuels and Bio-fuels Production and Processing, Nanomaterials for Catalytic and Adsorption Processes, Process Simulation. To learn more about Prof. Valla’s research click here.
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Office: Rm 208

(Longley Bldg.)
Ph: 860-486-3075
peng.zhang@uconn.edu
Peng Zhang
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Research Areas: Smart grid, renewable energy, grid integration of wind and solar energy, energy conversion, Electromagnetic Transients Program (EMTP), power system reliability and optimization, power system planning.  To learn more about Prof. Zhang’s research click here.