LEMI: Laboratory for Energy and Microsystems Innovation


Cullen Buie

Cullen R. Buie, Ph.D.

Cullen obtained his B.S. from The Ohio State University in Mechanical Engineering. As a senior at Ohio State, Cullen was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to attend graduate school at Stanford University.

Cullen's graduate work involved water management for hydrogen fed fuel cells and fuel delivery for direct methanol fuel cells. Cullen obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford in January of 2009. Prior to joining MIT, Cullen was a President's Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley working with Professor Liwei Lin at the Berkeley Sensors and Actuators Center (BSAC).

Cullen joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT as an assistant professor in November of 2009. Cullen’s research interests include the study of electrochemistry, electrokinetics, and microfluidics as applied to modern energy systems. Cullen's C.V. can be found here.