Inside the Department of MSE

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Chandra Macauley is a postdoctoral researcher at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and conducts research on hydrogen fuel cells and catalysts. Fuel cells convert chemical energy into electricity through an electrochemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen. Unlike batteries, however, a fuel cell requires a continuous fuel source to sustain the reaction. “If we can better understand and tailor the structure of fuel cells, we can also improve their performance,” explains Macauley.

Read the whole article by Katrin Piecha on the website Research in Bavaria.