Educational Background

  • B.S. Ch.E., Bucknell University
  • M.S. Ch.E., University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. Ch.E., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Specialties

  • Materials Science
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Energy Conversion

Research Interests

  • Electrochemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)


  • 2013 TMS Extraction and Processing Technology Award
  • 2010 ASM Marcus A. Grossman Young Author Award

Selected Publications

K. Senevirathne, C. S. Day, M. D. Gross,A. Lachgar, N. A. W. Holzwarth, 'A New Crystalline LiPON Electrolyte: Synthesis, Properties, and Electronic Structure', Solid State Ionics, 233, 95 (2013).

N. M. Vo and M. D. Gross, 'The Effect of Vanadium Deficiency on the Stability of Pd and Pt Catalysts in Lanthanum Strontium Vanadate Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes', Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159, B641 (2012).

B. H. Smith and M. D. Gross, 'A highly conductive oxide anode for solid oxide fuel cells', Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 14, B1 (2011).

B. H. Smith, W. C. Holler, M. D. Gross, 'Electrical properties and redox stability of tantalum-doped strontium titanate for SOFC anodes', Solid State Ionics, 192, 383 (2011).

M. D. Gross, K. M. Carver, M. A. Deighan, A. Schenkel, B. M. Smith, A. Z. Yee, 'Redox Stability of SrNbxTi1-xO3-YSZ for use in SOFC Anodes', Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156, B540 (2009).

E. A. Sterling, L. Hafford, J. Stolk, M. Gross, 'Sodium Borohydride Reduction of Aqueous Silver-Iron-Nickel Solutions: A Chemical Route to Synthesis of Low Thermal Expansion-High Conductivity Ag-Invar Alloys', Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 40A, 1701 (2009).


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