Stanford Experts

Wendy Li-Wen Mao

Title:
Associate Professor of Geological Sciences and of Photon Science

Email:
wmao@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-3718

Website:
https://earth.stanford.edu/wendy-mao

Description

Wendy Li-Wen Mao studies the behavior of materials under compression, which often leads to the discovery of novel phases and new phenomena. This research has a wide variety of applications including improved understanding of the interiors of Earth and other planetary bodies; insight into the condensation and evolution of volatiles in planetary systems; and guidance for developing new materials for applications like hydrogen fuel storage and advanced batteries