Zachary Hood

Dr. Zachary Hood was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory working on materials for energy storage and conversion. His current research focuses on the development of solid-state ion conductors for Lithium and Sodium metal batteries. Zachary develops innovative synthetic methods to produce new solid-state materials and leverages a number of characterization techniques to understand their properties and performance from the nano-to-macro scale.