Divyaraj Desai is a Member of the Research Staff in the Energy Systems and Materials group at PARC. Divyaraj's areas of expertise include electrochemical systems for energy storage, electrochemical sensors, solid-state ion transport, desalination and high-temperature systems. At PARC, Divyaraj has contributed to the development of an intermediate-temperature hydrocarbon fuel cell to directly produce electricity from natural gas, an ambient pressure electrochemical seawater desalination system, an intermediate-temperature ammonia synthesis process, and CO2 removal systems. His contributions include 5 pending patents that reflect the diverse systems that he's worked on.
Dr. Desai received his Ph.D. from the City University of New York, where he worked on flow-assisted alkaline zinc batteries and authored 7 journal publications. He also holds an M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California.