Ellen Stechel | AIChE

Ellen Stechel

Arizona State University

Ellen B Stechel is Co-Director, ASU LightWorksÒ; Professor of Practice, School of Molecular Sciences; and Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU.) Her career has afforded her opportunities to build and/or coordinate research programs at a national laboratory, industry, a U.S. government agency, and now in higher education at ASU; in both basic and applied research; policy and commercialization of emerging technologies; and in multi-disciplinary R&D strategy and management. She has held and holds numerous positions of an advisory or editorial capacity nationally and internationally and has published >100 peer reviewed articles. Her current research focuses on materials and systems design for concentrating solar technologies for producing sustainable liquid hydrocarbons from carbon dioxide, hydrogen from advanced water splitting, clean water, renewable ammonia, and for thermochemical energy storage.