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George Crabtree


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Building & Room:

2340 SES


845 West Taylor Street, MC 273, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2789


Research Interests

Renewable Energy

Materials Science

Nanoscale Superconductors and Magnets

Vortex Matter in Superconductors

Highly Correlated Electrons in Metals

Sustainable Energy Production, Storage and Use



George Crabtree is Professor of Physics at University of Illinois-Chicago and Senior Scientist in the Materials Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He has published more than 400 papers in leading scientific journals and has given over 100 invited talks at national and international scientific conferences. His research interests include materials science, sustainable energy, nanoscale superconductors and magnets, vortex matter in superconductors, and highly correlated electrons in metals. He has led workshops for the Department of Energy on hydrogen, solar energy, superconductivity, and materials under extreme environments, and co-chaired the Undersecretary of Energy’s assessment of DOE’s Applied Energy Programs. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on the hydrogen economy and on meeting sustainable energy challenges.a


PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1988