Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 763-8682
Applications: Energy storage (e.g., hydrogen, thermal, natural gas), battery (e.g., electrolytes, manufacturing); Materials: Nanoporous materials (e.g., metal organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks), metal oxides, metal hydrides, energetic materials, small molecules, nanoporous composites; Methods: Applied machine learning & AI, Ab initio & density functional theory (DFT), Monte Carlo & molecular dynamics, high-throughput computing, materials by design; Developments: Methods for interpretable machine learning, algorithm for predicting thermophysical properties of chemical compounds.
ME assistant research scientist awarded Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program grant
Alauddin Ahmed, Assistant Research Scientist in Mechanical Engineering, was awarded a Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program grant by the Graham Sustainability Institute at U-M for his project on pulling carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Natural gas could bridge the gap from gasoline to electric vehicles, thanks to metal-organic frameworks
An ME researcher and U-M chemistry professor worked together to find a material for storing methane gas to be used in vehicles.