George Crabtree

Distinguished Professor
Energy Council Chair

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy
  • Materials Science
  • Nanoscale Superconductors and Magnets
  • Vortex Matter in Superconductors
  • Highly Correlated Electrons in Metals
  • Sustainable Energy Production, Storage and Use

George Crabtree is Professor of Physics at University of Illinois-Chicago and Senior Scientist in the Materials Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He has published more than 400 papers in leading scientific journals and has given over 100 invited talks at national and international scientific conferences. His research interests include materials science, sustainable energy, nanoscale superconductors and magnets, vortex matter in superconductors, and highly correlated electrons in metals. He has led workshops for the Department of Energy on hydrogen, solar energy, superconductivity, and materials under extreme environments, and co-chaired the Undersecretary of Energy's assessment of DOE's Applied Energy Programs. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on the hydrogen economy and on meeting sustainable energy challenges.

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Contact Information

Office: 2340 SES, MC 273
Phone: 312-996-2141