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Henderson, Wesley

Adjunct Professor

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Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2002

Research Interests 

Battery/capacitor electrolytes, ionic liquids, structural-thermal-electrochemical evaluation of materials, phase change materials (PCMs), energy transport & storage.


Dr. Henderson has been a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), as well as at ENEA (Ente per le Nuove Technologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente—Casaccia Research Center) in Rome, Italy. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University before joining Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) as a Senior Research Scientist in 2014. He is now the International Program Manager (in Tokyo) for the Energy Transport & Storage Program for the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO). His research expertise includes the characterization and formulation of advanced electrolytes for energy storage/conversion applications