Noah Schorr


Noah Schorr


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Noah Schorr / (505) 844-6252


Noah B. Schorr is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in the Power Sources R&D organization. His work focuses on the characterization and development of new battery materials for grid storage and national security. Noah started at Sandia as a Postdoctoral Appointee in 2019, transition to staff in February of 2022. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Western Washington University in 2015 and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019. Since 2016 Noah has served as an author on peer reviewed journal articles covering topics including Li-ion, Li primary, redox flow, and Zn alkaline batteries.

Research Interests

Developing energy storage materials, testing new formulations or novel compounds in battery systems

Designing experiments focused on the application of fundamental electrochemical principles towards understanding behavior of battery electrodes

Combining a suite of instrumental techniques to analyze energy storage mechanisms


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign-Urbana, IL), 2019

B.S. in Chemistry, Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA), 2015

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Key Publications

Zhu, C.; Schorr, N.B.; Qi, Z.; Wygant, B.R.; Turney, D.E.; Yadav, G.G.; Worsley, M.A.; Duoss, E.B.; Banerjee, S.; Spoerke, E.D.; Buuren, A,; Lambert, T.N. “Direct Ink Writing of 3D Zn Structures as High-Capacity Anodes for Rechargeable Alkaline Batteries” Small Struct. (2022), 2200323 DOI: 10.1002/sstr.202200323

Yin, Y.; Holoubek, J.; Liu, A.; Sayahpour, B.; Raghavendran, G.; Cai, G.; Han, B.; Mayer, M.; Schorr, N.B.; Lambert, T.N.; Harrison, K.L.; Li, W.; Chen, Z.; Meng, Y.S. “Ultralow-Temperature Li/CFx Batteries Enabled by Fast Transport and Anion-Pairing Liquefied Gas Electrolytes” Advanced Materials (2023), 35, 2207932 DOI: 10.1002/adma.202207932

Wygant, B.R.; Schorr, N.B.; Lambert, T.N. “Nanoparticulate FeF2@C as a Li Battery Conversion Cathode” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. (2022), 5, 11, 13346–13355

Wygant, B.R.; Kolesnichenko, I.V.; Schorr, N.B.; Harrison, K.L.; Lambert, T.N. “Multispecies Lithiation/Delithiation of Amorphous FeSx/C Cathode Material for Li Batteries” J. Phys. Chem. C. (2022), 126, 21, 9000-9008 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c01634

Arnot, J.D.; Schorr, N.B.; Kolesnichenko, I.V.; Lambert, T.N. “Rechargeable alkaline Zn–Cu batteries enabled by carbon coated Cu/Bi particles” J. Power Sources (2022) 529,231168 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.231168

Yadav, G.G.; Weiner, M.; Upreti, A.; Huang, J.; Lambert, T.N.; Arnot, D.J.; Schorr, N.B.; Bell, N.S.; Turney, D.; Hawkins, B.; Wei, X.; Lim, M.; Banerjee, S. “The advent of membrane-less zinc-anode aqueous batteries with lithium battery-like voltage” Mater. Horiz. (2022) Advance Article.