Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Tyler Fears

Postdoctoral Appointment
Materials Science Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Chemistry
Missouri University of Science and Technology
2015
B.S. Physics
Missouri University of Science and Technology
2010
B.S. Chemistry
Missouri University of Science and Technology
2010

Research Interests

Aerogels; sol-gel chemistry; NMR; transition metal ceramics.

Honors and Awards

  • DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2015
  • NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship for Neutron Scattering, University of Missouri, 2013

Selected (Recent) Publications

Economical synthesis of vanadia aerogels via epoxide-assisted gelation of VOCl3, TM Fears, C Sotiriou-Leventis, JG Winiarz, N Leventis, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 77 (1), 244-256

A study of perfluorocarboxylate ester solvents for lithium ion battery electrolytes, TM Fears, RL Sacci, JG Winiarz, H Kaiser, H Taub, GM Veith, Journal of Power Sources 299, 434-442

Direct determination of solid-electrolyte interphase thickness and composition as a function of state of charge on a silicon anode, GM Veith, M Doucet, JK Baldwin, RL Sacci, TM Fears, Y Wang, JF Browning, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (35), 20339-20349


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