Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Marcus Andre Worsley

Advanced Materials Synthesis Group
Materials Science Division

 +1 925-424-4831

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
M.S. Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
B.S. Chemical Engineering (summa cum laude)
Michigan State University

Research Interests

Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials for energy, environmental, and defense applications. Current projects include the development of aerogels and porous materials for hydrogen storage and generation, catalysis, electrical storage, and armor technologies. Also interested in developing aerogel materials with improved (e.g. mechanical) and novel (e.g. thermoelectric) properties to expand their range of useful applications. .

Recent Publications

M.A. Worsley, S.J. Shin, M.D. Merrill, J. Lenhardt, A.J. Nelson, L. Woo, A.E. Gash, C.A. Orme, "Ultra-low Density, Monolithic WS2 and MoS2 Aerogels," ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00087 (2015).

C. Zhu, T.Y.-J. Han, E.B Duoss, A. Golobic, J.D. Kuntz, C.M. Spadaccini, M.A. Worsley, "Highly Compressible 3D Periodic Graphene Aerogel Microlattices," Nature Commun., DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7962 (2015).

M.A. Worsley, T.P. Pham, A. Yan, S.J. Shin, J.R.I. Lee, M. Bagge-Hansen, W. Mickelson, A. Zettl, "Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Crystalline Graphene Aerogels" ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn505335u (2014).

M.D. Merrill, E. Montalvo, P.G. Campbell, Y.M. Wang, M. Stadermann, T.F. Baumann, J. Biener, M.A. Worsley, "Optimizing Supercapacitor Electrode Density: Achieving the Energy of Organic Electrolytes with the Power of Aqueous Electrolytes," RSC Advances, 4 42942 (2014).

M.A. Worsley, S. Charnvanichborikarn, E. Montalvo, S.J. Shin, E.D. Tylski, J.H. Satcher, Jr., J. Biener, T.F. Baumann, S.O. Kucheyev, "Toward macroscale, isotropic carbons with graphene-sheet-like electrical and mechanical properties," Advanced Functional Materials, 24 4259 (2014).

M.A. Worsley, M.D. Merrill, S. Charnvanichborikarn, S.O. Kucheyev, J.H. Satcher, Jr., M. Stadermann, J. Biener, T.F. Baumann, "Thick, binder-free carbon-nanotube-based electrodes for high power applications," ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2 M3140 (2013).

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