Kelsey Stoerzinger

Portrait of Kelsey Stoerzinger

Kelsey Stoerzinger

Assistant Professor
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering

Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering
2043 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States

Ph.D. – Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2011-2016)
M.Phil. – Physics, University of Cambridge, Churchill Fellow (2010-2011)
B.S. – Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University (2006-2010)

Kelsey Stoerzinger’s research interests span the (electro)chemical transformation of molecules into fuels, chemical feedstocks, and recovered resources. Special emphasis is put on the use of abundant elements to drive these reactions in an economical and scalable manner by renewable electricity. Surface science approaches are used to probe the reaction mechanism by in situ and operando X-ray and vibrational spectroscopies. In 2021, she received the NSF CAREER award for her work in seawater electrolysis.