https://engineering.wustl.edu/Profiles/Pages/Vijay-Ramani.aspx108Vijay Ramani<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Ramani_Vijay.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />ProfessorVijay Ramani - Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering - Advances electrochemical energy conversion & storage<p>PhD, University of Connecticut, 2004<br/>BE, Annamalai University, 2000​<br/></p>http://ramanilab.com<p>Roma B. & Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor<br/></p><h3>Expertise<br/></h3><p></p>Electrochemical energy conversion and storage <h3>Research</h3><p>Vijay Ramani's research interests lie at the confluence of electrochemical engineering, materials science and renewable and sustainable energy technologies. The National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, ARPA-E, and Department of Energy have funded his research, with mechanisms including an NSF CAREER award (2009) and an ONR Young Investigator Award (ONR-YIP; 2010). </p><h3>Biography </h3><p></p><div style="color: #212121; font-family: wf_segoe-ui_normal, "segoe ui", "segoe wp", tahoma, arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont; font-size: 15px; margin-top: 14pt; margin-bottom: 16px;"><font face="Open Sans,Helvetica Neue,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif" size="2" color="#222222"><span style="font-size: 16px;">Professor Ramani joined the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at Washington University in 2016 as the Roma B. and Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor. He concurrently serves as the Director of the Center for Solar Energy and Energy Storage at WashU, and as Faculty Fellow for Entrepreneurship for the Danforth Campus.</span></font></div><div style="color: #212121; font-family: wf_segoe-ui_normal, "segoe ui", "segoe wp", tahoma, arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont; font-size: 15px; margin-top: 14pt; margin-bottom: 16px;"><font face="Open Sans,Helvetica Neue,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif" size="2" color="#222222"><span style="font-size: 16px;">He is the recipient of the 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award (2010) and the Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award from the Energy Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society (2012). He is the past Chair of the Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering Division of ECS, and of Area 1E (Electrochemical Fundamentals) of AIChE. He has held an Extraordinary Professorship at North West University, South Africa, a visiting Professorship at Tsinghua University, and  an Adjunct Professorship in Chemical Engineering at IIT-Madras. </span></font></div><img alt="" src="/Profiles/ResearchImages/shield_red.jpg?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​314-935-7924​<br/><a href="mailto:ramani@wustl.edu">ramani@wustl.edu<br/></a>Brauer Hall, Room 3007​</p><p> <a href="/our-school/leadership/offices/marketing-communications/magazine/Pages/future-of-energy.aspx" style="background-color: #ffffff;"></a></p><ul><li><a href="/news/Pages/Entrepreneurship-fellows-selected.aspx">Entrepreneurship fellows selected</a><br/></li><li> <a href="/our-school/leadership/offices/marketing-communications/magazine/Pages/future-of-energy.aspx" style="background-color: #ffffff;">Is the future of energy stuck in the past?</a><br/></li><li> <a href="/news/Pages/Underwater-power-WashU-engineer-to-study-fuel-cells-for-Navys-unmanned-undersea-vehicles.aspx" style="background-color: #ffffff;">Underwater power</a><br/></li><li> <a href="/news/Pages/Positively-charged-Engineers-win-2-million-grant-to-design-better-batteries.aspx" style="background-color: #ffffff;">Positively charged: Engineers win $2 million grant to design better batteries</a><br/></li></ul>