Aleksandra Vojvodic

Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE)

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Honors and Awards:  2017 European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS) Young Researcher Award, 2017 Scialog Fellow, Advanced Energy Storage, 2016 MIT Technology Review TR35 “Top 35 Innovators Under the Age of 35”, 2016-2020 Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Fellow: Bio-inspired Solar Energy

Research Expertise: Energy | Chemistry of Materials | Catalysis | Fuel Cells | Molecular Modeling

Aleksandra's research focuses on theoretical and computational-driven materials design. The lab uses computational frameworks to obtain fundamental understanding of surface and interface properties of complex materials that can be used to develop theoretical models for chemical transformations and energy conversion. These models have, for example, been used to predict new catalyst materials for several chemical reactions which have been experimentally synthesized and tested, validating the desired properties of the computationally predicted catalyst material.

Education:
PhD Physics 2010 - Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden
MS Physics 2004 - Lund University - Sweden

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