Jagjit Nanda

Group Leader and Distinguished Staff Member


  • Ph.D., Solid State Chemistry and Materials Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2000.
  • Postdoctoral, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, CA USA, 2000-02.

Research and Professional Experience:

  • Senior R&D Staff Member, Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2009-present.
  • Technical Expert, Energy Storage Materials & Nanotechnology, Research & Innovation Center, Ford Motor Co. Dearborn Michigan, 2005-09.
  • Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2002-05.

Other Affiliations:

  • Joint Faculty, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • Bredesen Faculty, University of Tennessee  

Research Areas:

  •  High energy density electrodes and materials for electrochemical energy storage.  
  •  Electrode architectures for optimizing electrochemical transport and kinetics.
  •  Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials using soft-matter approaches.
  • Steady state and time resolved laser spectroscopy of colloidal hybrid nanostructures.