Melissa Meyerson


Melissa Meyerson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Melissa Meyerson, Ph.D. / (505) 844-9954


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


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, 2020

B.S. in Chemistry, University of Maryland, 2014

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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.