• Associate Professor
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
  • Holder of William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellowship
Jodie Lutkenhaus

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Research Interests

  • Dr. Lutkenhaus's research interests focus on redox active polymers for energy storage, polyelectrolytes, nanocomposites, and smart coatings. Specific applications include batteries, capacitors, and sensors. Dr. Lutkenhaus specializes in several analytical characterization techniques including differential scanning calorimetry, quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, and electrochemistry. 

Awards & Honors

  • World Economic Forum Young Scientist 2017-2019
  • Kavli Fellow, Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science 2017 and 2019
  • Presidential Impact Fellow, 2018
  • Thiele Lectureship, University of Notre Dame 2018
  • American Chemical Society WCC Rising Star Award 2018
  • Van Ness Lectureship, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2016
  • The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, Protégé 2016
  • Finalist, 2015 World Technology Network Awards
  • Montague CTE Scholar Award 2014-2015
  • George Armistead, Jr. ’23 Faculty Excellence Teaching Award 2014, 2015
  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award 2014
  • Kaneka Junior Faculty Scholarship 2014
  • AFOSR YIP 2013
  • TEES Select Young Faculty 2012
  • NSF CAREER 2011
  • ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator 2011

Selected Publications

  • Sarang, K.T., Miranda, A., An, H., Oh, E.-S., Verduzco, R., & Lutkenhaus, J.L., Poly(fluorene-alt-naphthalene diimide) as n-Type Polymer Electrodes for Energy Storage. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 1 (5), 1155-1164 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.9b00164
  • Flouda, P., Feng, X., Boyd, J.G., Thomas, E.L., Lagoudas, D.C., & Lutkenhaus, J.L., Interfacial Engineering of Reduced Graphene Oxide for Aramid Nanofiber-Enabled Structural Supercapacitors. Batteries & Supercaps 2 (5), 464-472 (2019). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/batt.201800137
  • Wang, S., Li, F., Easley, A.D., & Lutkenhaus, J.L., Real-time insight into the doping mechanism of redox-active organic radical polymers. Nature Materials 18 (1), 69-75 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0215-1
  • Zhang, Y., Batys, P., O’Neal, J.T., Li, F., Sammalkorpi, M., & Lutkenhaus, J.L., Molecular Origin of the Glass Transition in Polyelectrolyte Assemblies. ACS Central Science 4 (5), 638-644 (2018). https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acscentsci.8b00137
  • An, H., Habib, T., Shah, S., Gao, H., Radovic, M., Green, M.J., & Lutkenhaus, J.L., Surface-agnostic highly stretchable and bendable conductive MXene multilayers. Science Advances 4 (3) (2018). http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/3/eaaq0118