I-11 – Functional metal oxide interfaces in efficient electrochemical energy conversion, biomass conversion and charge storage systems


Organizers: Pawel Kulesza (University of Warsaw), Nicolas Alonso-Vante (Université de Poitiers), R. John Errington (Newcastle University).

Krishnan Rajeshwar

University of Texas, Arlington, USA

Dr. Rajeshwar is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is also the founding director of the Center for Renewable Energy Science & Technology (CREST) on campus. Very recently he was elected Vice President of the Electrochemical Society and is currently President. He is a past Editor of the Electrochemical Society Interface and currently serves on the editorial boards of several electrochemical journals. After post-doctoral training at Colorado State University, he joined UT Arlington in 1983. His research interests span a wide spectrum and include photoelectrochemistry; solar energy conversion; renewable energy; materials chemistry; semiconductor electrochemistry; and environmental chemistry. Dr. Rajeshwar is a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society and received the Energy Technology Division Research Award of the Electrochemical Society in 2009. He has authored monographs and edited books, special issues of journals, and conference proceedings on energy conversion. He is the author of over 350 refereed and well-cited publications (cited over 11,000 times, h-index: ~60). He can be reached at rajeshwar@uta.edu.