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02-08-2017

Clarkson University Prof Named Associate Editor of New Royal Society of Chemistry Journal

Clarkson University Professor / GE Chair in Oil and Gas Systems David Mitlin has been named an associate editor for Sustainable Energy & Fuels, a new journal by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

David MitlinSustainable Energy & Fuels is an international journal publishing research that contributes to the development of sustainable energy technologies with a particular emphasis on new and next-generation technologies.

Mitlin's electrochemistry-related interests span both renewables and conventional energy topics. He is currently focused on creation of new materials for sodium ion batteries, lithium ion batteries, electrochemical capacitors and for aggressive oil refining environments.

"My aim is to have Sustainable Energy & Fuels become a premier venue for publishing leading science of materials and devices to address the growing list of new end uses," Mitlin said. "A key focus will be 'Beyond-Li' topics, including but not limited to secondary ion batteries based on Na, K, Mg, Al and Ca, battery -- capacitor hybrids, Li-metal batteries, sulfur or selenium batteries, novel supercapacitors, grid-scale aqueous storage, solid state batteries, printable or flexible batteries, etc. Of course, exciting new findings related to lithium ion battery materials and electrolytes will remain of interest."

Learn more about the journal at http://www.rsc.org/journals-books-databases/about-journals/sustainable-energy-fuels/ .

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

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[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Kelly Chezum, VP for External Relations, at 315-268-4483 or kchezum@clarkson.edu.]

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