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Ahmet Kusoglu

Electrochemical Technologies Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 70-108B
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 70-0189
(510) 486-6590

Ahmet Kusoglu is currently a post-doctoral fellow in the Electrochemical Technologies group working on fundamental understanding of polymer materials for electrochemical energy devices. Ahmet hold B.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, the latter of which was received from University of Delaware, where he studied the mechanical characterization and durability of ionomer membranes and earned a graduate fellowship award. His current research involves modeling the degradation and failure mechanisms, transport phenomena and structure/function/performance relationships in ion-conducting polymers and thin films, as well as their structural characterization through X-Ray Scattering techniques.


2009, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

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Kusoglu, Ahmet, and Adam Z. Weber. "Water Transport and Sorption in Nafion Membrane." In ACS Symposium SeriesPolymers for Energy Storage and Delivery: Polyelectrolytes for Batteries and Fuel CellsWater Transport and Sorption in Nafion Membrane, edited by Kirt A. Page, Christopher L. Soles and James Runt, 175-199. Vol. 1096. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2012.
Kusoglu, Ahmet, Anthony Kwong, Kyle Clark, Haluna P. Gunterman, and Adam Z. Weber. "Water Uptake of Fuel-Cell Catalyst Layers." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 159, no. 9 (2012): F530-F535.


Kusoglu, Ahmet, and Adam Z. Weber. Compression and Hydration Effects of PFSA Membranes In 9th European Symposium on Electrochemical Engineering. Crete Greece, 2011.