Michael Hickner, Ph.D

Chemical Engineer

Areas of Expertise
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Safety
Materials Science
Polymers
3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing
Corrosion
Energy Materials
Materials Chemistry
Electrochemical Processes

Biography/Background
Michael A. Hickner, Ph.D is one of CED’s Chemical Engineering and Materials Science consultants. Along with CED, Dr. Hickner is an associate professor of materials science at The Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Hickner was previously a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories and has worked at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge National labs. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, and Materials Research Society and regularly reviews research grant applications for the US and overseas organizations.
He has authored and co-authored more than 150 technical publications and is a sought-after speaker for conference, corporate and national laboratory engagements.
Dr. Hickner performs federally and industrially funded research in polymers, clean water technology and environmentally friendly energy applications.
He supervises a group of 10 researchers performing applied and basic research.

Academic Background
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan Tech

Professional Societies
American Institute of Chemical Eng.
American Chemical Society
Materials Research Society

Publications
3D Printing of Micro-patterned Anion Exchange Membranes.
-ACS Appl. Mater. Int.

Solution Synthesis of Cu3PdN Nanocrystals as Ternary Metal Nitride Electrocatalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.
-Chemistry of Materials

More than 150 Technical Publications and 8 patents

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