Michael Toney

Department: Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Education: B.S., California Institute of Technology (1979), Ph.D. University of Washington (1983)
Teaching: MSEN 5270 Materials Characterization for Engineers
Research: Electrochemcial energy storage, solar materials, hydrogen storage

Office: SEEC N321G

Honors and Distinctions

  • American Physical Society Fellow, 2019
  • Farrell W Lytle Award, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, 2009
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, 1997.
  • IBM Technical Group Award, 1996
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, 1988
  • NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1983

Recent Publications:
** denotes work done in collaboration with graduate students
* denotes work done in collaboration with undergraduate students

  • Beal, R.E., Hagstrom, N.Z., Barrier, J., Gold-Parker, A., Prasanna, R., Bush, K.A., Passarello, D., Schelhas, L.T., Bruning, K., Tassone, C.J., Steinruck, H.G., McGehee, M.D., Toney M.F., Nogueira, A.F. (2020). Structural Origins of Light-Induced Phase Segregation in Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Photovoltaic Materials. Matter, 2(1), 207-219.  
  • Cao, C., Shyam, B., Wang, J., Toney, M.F., Steinruck, H.G. (2019). Shedding X-ray Light on the Interfacial Electrochemistry of Silicon Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries. Acc. Chem. Res., 52(9), 2673-2683.
  • Cao, C., Abate, I.I., Sivonxay, E., Shayam, B., Jia, C., Mortiz, B., Devereaux, T.P., Persson, K.A., Steinruck, H.G., Toney, M.F. (2019). Solid Electrolyte Interphase on Native Oxide-Terminated Silicon Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries. Joule, 3(3), 762-781.
  • Savikhin, V., Babics, M., Neophytou, M., Liu, S., Oosterhout, S.D., Yan, H., Gu, X., Beaujuge, P.M., Toney, M.F. (2018). Impact of Polymer Side Chain Modification on OPV Morphology and Performance. Chem Mater, 30(21), 7872-7884.
  • Gold-Parker, A., Gehring, P.M., Skelton, J.M., Smith, I.C., Parshall, D., Frost, J.M., Karunadasa, H.I., Walsh, A., Toney, M.F. (2018). Acoustic Phonon Lifetimes Limit Thermal Transport in Methylammonium Lead Iodide. Proc Nation Acad Sci, 115(47), 11905-11910.
  • Stone, K.H., Gold-Parker, A., Pool, V.L., Unger, E.L., Bowring, A.R., McGehee, M.D., Toney, M.F., Tassone, C.J. (2018). Transformation from crystalline precursor to perovskite in PbCl2-derived MAPbI3. Nature Comms, 9, 3458.
  • Prasanna, R., Gold-Parker, A., Leijtens, T., Conings, B., Babayigit, A., Boyen, H.G., Toney, M.F., McGehee, M.D. (2017). Band Gap Tuning via Lattice Contraction and Octahedral Tilting in Perovskite Materials for Photovoltaics. J Am Chem Soc, 132(32), 11117-11124.
  • Oosterhout, S.D., Savikhin, V., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Burgers, M.A., Marder, S.R., Bazan, G.C., Toney, M.F. (2017) Mixing Behavior in Small Molecule: Fullerene Organic Photovoltaics. Chem Mater, 29(7), 3062-3069.