Sandia Energy > Programs > Energy Storage > Staff > Melissa Meyerson Melissa Meyerson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher Contact Information Melissa Meyerson, Ph.D. / (505) 844-9954 Biography Melissa Meyerson is a materials scientist and chemist at Sandia National Laboratories. She completed her bachelor’s degree in chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park and her PhD in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin where she researched electrode materials to improve the energy density of batteries. Her research interests include materials development and characterization with a focus on materials for energy storage. Research Interests Materials for energy storage, especially anode materials for lithium batteries Electrochemical and spectroscopic characterization of materials Education Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, 2020 B.S. in Chemistry, University of Maryland, 2014 Google Scholar Melissa Meyerson, Ph.D. Key Publications M.L. Meyerson, P.E. Papa, A. Heller, C.B. Mullins “Recent Developments in Dendrite-Free Lithium-Metal Deposition through Tailoring of Micro- and Nanoscale Artificial Coatings” ACS Nano vol. 15, pp. 29–46, 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c05636. H.X. Dang, K.C. Klavetter, M.L. Meyerson, A. Heller, C.B. Mullins “Tin Microparticles for a Lithium Ion Battery Anode with Enhanced Cycling Stability and Efficiency Derived from Se-Doping” J. Mater. Chem. A vol. 3, pp. 13500-13506, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5TA02131F. M.L. Meyerson, J.K. Sheavly, A. Dolocan, M.P. Griffin, A.H. Pandit, R. Rodriguez, R.M. Stephens, D.A. Vanden Bout, A. Heller, C.B. Mullins “The Effect of Lithium Surface Chemistry and Topography on Solid Electrolyte Interphase Composition and Dendrite Nucleation” J. Mater. Chem. A. vol. 7, pp. 14882 – 14894, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9TA03371H M.T. Perez Cardenas, C. Kong, J. He, S. Litvin, M.L. Meyerson, Z. Nie “Immobilized Seed-Mediated Growth of Two-Dimensional Array of Metallic Nanocrystals with Asymmetric Shapes” ACS Nano, vol. 12, pp. 1107-1119, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06104. S. Han, R.A. Ciufo, M.L. Meyerson, B.K. Keitz, C.B. Mullins “Solvent-free Vacuum Growth of Oriented HKUST-1 Thin Films” J. Mater. Chem. A vol. 7, pp. 19396-19406, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9TA05179A.