Michele Ostraat New Chief Scientist for Pajarito Powder

Dr. Michele Ostraat Joins Pajarito Powder

Albuquerque, NM – Jan. 4, 2023 – Dr. Michele Ostraat will join New Mexico-based Pajarito Powder as chief scientist for the electrolyzer and fuel cell catalyst maker whose backers include Hyundai Motor Company and Bekaert NV. Previously, Ostraat was chief operating officer and director of laboratory operations for the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), the…

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LANL, WSU and Pajarito Powder Researchers Collaborate on Water-Splitting Catalysts

A collaborative research team composed of scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Washington State University (WSU), with input from Pajarito Powder and Sandia National Laboratories, developed a nickel-iron based catalyst for alkaline conditions, which does not require costly precious-metals. More information can be found, here. Yuehe Lin, professor at WSU’s School of Mechanical…

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Dr. Plamen Atanassov Appointed Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)

Dr. Plamen Atanassov

Pajarito Powder Technical Advisory Board Member Prof. Plamen Atanassov has been selected as a Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) in recognition of his contributions to bioelectrochemistry and materials electrochemistry for energy conversion and storage. The honor acknowledges Dr. Atanassov’s body of work in the development of Platinum Group Metals-free (PGM-free) catalysts for…

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Byron McCormick Highlighted in Lawrence Burns Book “Autonomy.”

Byron McCormick cited in Larry Burns' book "Autonomy"

September 5th – Pajarito Powder Board Member and Albuquerque resident Dr. J. Byron McCormick is extensively featured in his former colleague Lawrence Burns’ new book “Autonomy,” about the coming revolution in personal transportation. Mr. Burns is the former corporate vice president of research and development for General Motors, who oversaw GM’s advanced technology, innovation programs,…

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Pajarito Powder to Support LANL HydroGEN Project

Pajarito is supporting Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in a program titled “High-Performance Ultralow-Cost Non-Precious Metal Catalyst System for AEM Electrolyzer” led by Dr. Hoon Chung. The project aims to develop low cost Hydrogen electrolysis based on Anion Exchange Membrane technology and is part of the DOE EMN HydroGEN program established to promote ground breaking…

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