Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller


Tom Fuller is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Georgia Tech. Dr. Fuller received a BS from the University of Utah in Chemical Engineering in 1982. Dr. Fuller then served for five years in the U.S. Navy working as a Nuclear Engineer. In 1992 he obtained a Ph.D. from UC, Berkeley also in Chemical Engineering. 

Subsequently, Dr. Fuller developed advanced lithium batteries while working as a postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He then moved to United Technologies. He was responsible for technology development, design, assembly, and test of cell stacks for UTC Fuel Cells. 

His research group at Georgia Tech is focused on durability challenges for electrochemical systems. For the last eight years Dr. Fuller has been a Technical Editor for the Journal of the Electrochemical Society. In 2009 Dr. Fuller was named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society.

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    Georgia Institute of Technology

    College of Engineering
    Research Focus Areas:
  • Energy Generation, Storage, and Distribution
  • Energy Utilization and Conservation
  • Hydrogen Utilization
  • Materials for Energy
  • Additional Research:

    Electric Vehicles; Energy Storage; Hydrogen; Modeling; Materials Failure and Reliability; Energy Conversion; Energy Storage; Batteries; fuel cells

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