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Joshua Gallaway

DiPietro Assistant Professor,  Chemical Engineering



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Research Focus

electrochemical engineering, batteries and energy storage, energy sustainability


  • PhD, Columbia University, 2007

Research Overview

electrochemical engineering, batteries and energy storage, energy sustainability

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Selected Publications

  • G.G. Yadav, J.W. Gallaway, D.E. Turney, M. Nyce, J. Huang, X. Wei, S. Banerjee, Regenerable Cu-intercalated MnO2 Layered Cathode for Highly Cyclable Energy Dense Batteries, Nature Communications, 8, 2017, 14424
  • J.W. Gallaway, B.J. Hertzberg, Z. Zhong, M. Croft, D.E. Turney, G.G. Yadav, D.A. Steingart, C.K. Erdonmez, S. Banerjee, Operando Identification of the Point of [Mn2]O4 Spinel Formation During γ-MnO2 Discharge Within Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 321, 2016, 135-142
  • J.W. Gallaway, M. Menard, B. Hertzberg, Z. Zhong, M. Croft, L.A. Sviridov, D.E. Turney, S. Banerjee, D.A. Steingart, C.K. Erdonmez, Hetaerolite Profiles in Alkaline Batteries Measured by High Energy EDXRD, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162(1), 2015, A162-A168
  • N.D. Ingale, J.W. Gallaway, M. Nyce, A. Couzis, S. Banerjee, Rechargeability and Economic Aspects of Alkaline Zinc-Manganese Dioxide Cells for Electrical Storage and Load Leveling, Journal of Power Sources, 276, 2015, 7-18
  • J.W. Gallaway, A.M. Gaikwad, B. Hertzberg, C.K. Erdonmez, Y.K. Chen-Wiegart, L.A. Sviridov, K. Evans-Lutterodt, J. Wang, S. Banerjee, D.A. Steingart, An In Situ Synchrotron Study of Zinc Anode Planarization by a Bismuth Additive, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161(3), 2014, A275-A284
  • D.E. Turney, M. Shmukler, K. Galloway, M. Klein, Y. Ito, T.Z. Sholklapper, J.W. Gallaway, M. Nyce, S. Banerjee, Development and Testing of an Economic Grid-Scale Flow-Assisted Zinc/Nickel-Hydroxide Alkaline Battery, Journal of Power Sources, 264, 2014, 49-58
  • J.W. Gallaway, C.K. Erdonmez, Z. Zhong, M. Croft, L.A. Sviridov, T.Z. Sholklapper, D.E. Turney, S. Banerjee, D.A. Steingart, Real-time Materials Evolution Visualized Within Intact Cycling Alkaline Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(8), 2014, 2757-2764


Jul 18, 2019

Zhu and Gallaway Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Solid-State Batteries

MIE Assistant Professor Hongli Zhu and ChE Assistant Professor Joshua Gallaway were awarded a $480K NSF grant for “Engineering the Metal Sulfide Interface in All Solid-State Batteries through Operando Study”.


Nov 13, 2018

AIChE-Boston "Guppy Night" Success

AIChE-Boston recognized ChE undergraduate student Tyler McDonald, as the Outstanding Chemical Engineering Student for Northeastern University, for the 2018-2019 academic year.


Jul 23, 2018

Gallaway Receives $104K ESS Grant

ChE Assistant Professor Josh Gallaway’s group received a one-year, $104k grant from the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) program at Sandia National Lab for “Understanding Phase Change Processes of Energy Storage Materials,” which will support a collaboration between the Gallaway group and Dr. Timothy Lambert in the Department of Materials, Devices and Energy Technologies at Sandia.


Jun 04, 2018

Building a Better Battery

ChE Assistant Professor Joshua Gallaway is trying to create a new style of battery that can not only store energy created by renewable power but has a long life, high energy output, and doesn't cost a lot. Source: News @ Northeastern Northeastern electrochemist Joshua Gallaway is trying to build a better battery. It’s not as […]


Nov 29, 2017

Improving the Life of Batteries

ChE DiPietro Assistant Professor Joshua Gallaway is researching how batteries work and what will make them run better. Source: News @ Northeastern Batteries, says electrochemist Joshua Gallaway, are essential to our everyday lives in ways they weren’t decades ago. Small batteries run our computers and cellphones, while huge batteries could power electric grids. Yet, the […]


Sep 01, 2017

New Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Gallaway

Joshua Gallaway joins the Chemical Engineering department in September 2017 as a DiPietro Assistant Professor.

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