PhD Candidate, Materials Science & Engineering

Andrew Scheuermann is focused on the intersection of energy and entrepreneurship. He is a PhD student in the department of Materials Science and Engineering working with Paul McIntyre, and co-advised by Chris Chidsey in Chemistry.  His dissertation research is on atomic layer deposited tunnel oxides for silicon photoelectrochemical cells.  Andrew previously performed research at two other universities, in the French national lab, and for the US Departments of Energy and Defense spanning from high-power electronics and nuclear technology to single molecule design and hydrogen fuel cells.  He holds a B.S. in chemistry and a B.A. in economics from the University of Florida.  Outside of his research, Andrew is the founder of Mentor Labs at StartX, a nonprofit startup accelerator for Stanford students and alumni. He has worked with Precourt on many initiatives including organizing the 2012 Energy@Stanford&SLAC conference and is generally involved with energy and entrepreneurship on Stanford campus.