If you have questions about lab capabilities in a specific area of energy materials R&D, or if you have media questions related to a particular EMN consortium, please contact the appropriate EMN consortia below.
CaloriCool Consortium on Caloric Cooling Materials – aims to enable the development of solid-state caloric materials that exhibit strong caloric effects for cooling end-use using materials discovery platforms, high-throughput and multi-channel in-device integration and performance characterization, and economic analysis.
- Laura Millsaps, Ames Laboratory Public Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Antonio Bouza, DOE Steering Committee, email@example.com
ChemCatBio Consortium on Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy – leverages unique DOE National Laboratory capabilities to address technical risks associated with accelerating the development of catalysts and related technologies for the commercialization of biomass-derived fuels and chemicals.
- Joshua Schaidle, NREL lead firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nicole Fitzgerald, DOE Steering Committee, email@example.com
DuraMat Consortium on Durable Module Materials – brings together the National Laboratory and university research infrastructure with the photovoltaic (PV) and supply-chain industries to discover, develop, de-risk, and enable the commercialization of durable materials and designs for low-cost PV modules and systems.
- Teresa Barnes, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dana Olson, DOE Steering Committee, email@example.com
ElectroCat Consortium on Electrocatalysis – is dedicated to accelerating the discovery and development of cheap and abundant, platinum group metal-free hydrogen fuel cell catalysts in order to remove a cost barrier to the widespread adoption of fuel cell technologies.
- Debbie Myers, Consortium Co-Leader, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Piotr Zelenay, Consortium Co-Leader, email@example.com
- Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos, DOE Steering Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
HydroGEN Consortium on Advanced Water Splitting Materials – focuses on enabling viable commercial-scale hydrogen production through advanced electrolytic, photoelectrochemical, and thermochemical water-splitting processes.
- Huyen Dinh, Project Leader at NREL. email@example.com
- Katie Randolph. DOE Steering Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
HyMARC Consortium on Hydrogen Storage Materials – focuses on developing the foundational understanding, synthetic protocols, new characterization tools and validated computational models, to accelerate development of hydrogen storage materials that meet fuel cell vehicle requirements for on-board hydrogen storage.
- Mark Allendorf, SNL lead, email@example.com
- Thomas Gennett, NREL lead, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ned Stetson, DOE Steering Committee, email@example.com
LightMAT Consortium on Lightweight Materials – connects the automotive industry with National Laboratory resources to advance lightweight materials, such as specialized alloys and carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites that can be manufactured on a commercial scale, in order to reduce vehicle weight and improve fuel efficiency.
The Energy Materials Network (EMN) is an enduring national lab-led initiative that aims to dramatically decrease the time-to-market for advanced materials innovations critical to many clean energy technologies. Through targeted consortia offering accessible suites of advanced R&D capabilities, EMN is accelerating materials development to address U.S. manufacturers' most pressing materials challenges.