Harry L. Tullertuller
Professor of Ceramics and Electronic Materials


Education & Training:

Columbia University, School of Engineering, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. BS 06/66 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Columbia University, School of Engineering, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. MS 06/67 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Columbia University, School of Engineering, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. Eng. Sc. D. 12/73 Solid Science and Engineering

Personal Statement:

Prof. Tuller has extensive experience with managing materials development for energy conversion and storage systems including solid oxide fuel cells, batteries, water electrolyzers and hydrocarbon and hydrogen gas sensors.  He has pioneered in applying thin film and MEMS technology towards miniaturization of energy and sensor systems including serving as co-founder of Boston MicroSystems, a developer of harsh environment microsensors.  He serves as Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Electroceramics, Series Editor for Springer Publ. on Electronic Materials: Science and Technology, and has organized/co-organized numerous international conferences/symposia on solid state ionics and fuel cell materials technology.

Positions and Honors:

Professor Ceramics & Electronic Materials;
Director Crystal Physics & Electroceramics Laboratory Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT 1975-present
Editor-in-Chief and founder Journal of Electroceramics 1996- present Director; co-founder  Boston MicroSystems, Inc. 1997- present
Visiting Professor Int. Inst. Carbon Neutral Res., Kyushu U., Japan 2011
Distinguished Israel Pollack Lecturer Technion- Israel Inst. Tech. 2010
Outstanding Achievement Award- High Temperature Division The Electrochemical Society 2010
Honorable Guest Professor Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, Japan 2009 - 2012
Docteur Honoris Causa University of Oulu, Finland 2009 McMahon Award Alfred University, NY 2009
The Joseph Meyerhoff Visiting Professor Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 2008 Orton Award American Ceramic Society 2008
Edward Orton, Jr. Award American Ceramic Society 2007 Elected Academician  World Academy of Ceramics 2006
F.H. Norton Award American Ceramic Society 2005 Docteur Honoris Causa Univ Aix-Marseille, France 2004
Von Humboldt Fellow Max Planck Inst., Germany 1997- 2002 Sumitomo Electric. Industries Chair MIT 1991- 1997
Fulbright-Awardee/Visiting Professor University of Paris 1989 - 1990 Fellow American Ceramic Society 1984- present
Post-doctoral Research Associate Technion, Israel 1974-1975

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications:

(articles-368; co-edited books-15; patents-26)

1. Dario Marrocchelli, Sean R Bishop, Harry L Tuller and B. Yildiz, Understanding Chemical Expansion in Non-stoichiometric Oxides: Ceria and Zirconia Case Studies, Advanced Functional Materials, On line: DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201102648.

2. W. Jung and H. L. Tuller, A New Model Describing Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Kinetics: Model Thin Film SrTi1-xFexO3-δ Mixed Conducting Oxides – a Case Study, Advanced Energy Materials, 1, 1184-91 (2011). 

3. W. Jung and Harry L Tuller, Investigation of Surface Sr Segregation in Model Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Perovskite Electrodes, Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 5370-5378  (2012). 

4. Y. Kuru, H. Jalili, Z. Cai, B. Yildiz, and H. L. Tuller, Direct Probing of Nano-dimensioned Oxide Multilayers with Aid of Focused Ion Beam Milling, Advanced Materials. 23, 4543-4548 (2011). 

5. H. L. Tuller, S. J. Litzelman, and G. C. Whitfield, Electrical Conduction in Nanostructured Ceramics, in Ceramics Science and Technology Volume 2: Properties, Edited by R. Riedel and I-W. Chen,Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2010, pp. 697-727.

6. M. Burbano, D. Marrocchelli, B. Yildiz, H. L. Tuller, S. T. Norberg, S.Hull, P. A. Madden, and G. W. Watson, A Dipole Polarizable Potential for Reduced and Doped CeO2 from First-Principles. J. Phys.-Condensed Matter, 23 (25), 255402 (9 pg) (2011).  

7. H. L. Tuller and S. R. Bishop, Point Defects in Oxides: Tailoring Materials Through Defect Engineering, Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 41, 13.1–13.30  (2011).  

8. Y. Kuru , S. R. Bishop, J. J. Kim, B. Yildiz, and H. L. Tuller, Chemomechanical Properties and Microstructural Stability of Nanocrystalline Pr-doped Ceria: an in situ X-ray Diffraction Investigation, Solid State Ionics, 193, 1-4 (2011). 

9. S. R. Bishop, T. S. Stefanik and H. L. Tuller, Electrical Conductivity and Defect Equilibria of Pr0.1Ce0.9O2-δ, Phy. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13, 10165-10173 (2011). 

10. D. Chen, S.R. Bishop and H.L. Tuller Praseodymium-cerium oxide thin film cathodes: Study of oxygen reduction reaction kinetics, J. Electroceram, 28, 62–69 (2012).  


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