Timothy Strobel
Staff Scientist
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Timothy Strobel's research is centered around the synthesis and characterization of novel materials for energy and advanced applications. New materials are synthesized using unique pressure-temperature conditions and through innovative processing pathways. Of particular interest are extended structures rich in carbon, silicon and germanium, as well as hydrogen-rich molecular systems. He received his B.S. (2004) and Ph.D. (2008) in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. In 2008 he joined the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington as a Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow and was appointed Staff Scientist in 2011.

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