Yossef Elabd


Director of the Undergraduate Program

Associate Department Head

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Office: 214 CHEN
Phone: 979.845.7506
Email: elabd@tamu.edu

Research Website
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Electrochemical Energy (Fuel Cells, Capacitors, Batteries)
  • Polymers (Ionic Polymers, Block Copolymers, Polymer Membranes, Polymer Nanofibers, Transport and Thermodynamics in Polymers)

Awards & Honors

  • Senior Visiting Fellow, University of Bologna, 2015
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2007
  • DuPont Science and Engineering Award, 2005
  • ARO Young Investigator Award, 2004
  • NRC Postdoctoral Award, 2001


  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1995

Selected Publications

Richey, F.W.; Dyatkin, B.; Gogotsi, Y.; Elabd, Y.A. Ion Dynamics in Porous Carbon Electrodes in Supercapacitors using in situ Infrared Spectroelectrochemistry. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 12818-12826.

Ye, Y.; Wang, S.; Davis, E.M.; Winey, K.I.; Elabd Y.A. High Hydroxide Conductivity in Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block Copolymers. ACS Macro Letters 2013, 2, 575-580.

Davis, E.M.; Elabd, Y.A. Water Clustering in Glassy Polymers. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013. 117, 10629-10640.

Elabd, Y.A.; Hickner, M.A. Block Copolymers for Fuel Cells. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 1-11

Dong, B.; Gwee, L.; Salas-de la Cruz, D.; Winey, K.I. Elabd, Y.A. Super Proton Conductive High Purity Nafion Nanofibers. Nano Letters 2010, 10, 3785-3790.