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Thomas Zawodzinski

Governor’s Chair for Electrical Energy Conversion and Storage

Thomas Zawodzinski focuses on ways to advance the technology and materials used in batteries and fuel cells.

His research includes metal air batteries, redox flow batteries, fuel cells, and membranes.

Zawodzinski serves in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UT and in the Division of Materials Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

He also sits on the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Power Sources.

Bio Pages

UT Knoxville


Lab Page

Z Group

In the News

September 2018 Zawodzinski to Lead Department of Energy Fuel Cell Project

June 2016 ECS Energy Technology Division Research Award

December 2015 Zawodzinski Keeps Focus on Research Amid Mounting Honors

March 2015 Royal Academy of Engineering Selects Zawodzinski, Paddison For Fellowships

February 2015 Zawodzinski Selected as Poly Fellow

April 2012 Cell Bound

February 2010 Research Rockstars


September 2009

Thomas Zawodzinski

Contact Info


UT 865-974-5137
ORNL 865-574-1499

419 Dougherty Engineering Bldg.
1512 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2200