Professor J. Devin MacKenzie

Technical Director; Washington Research Foundation Associate Professor of Clean Energy, Materials Science & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

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An expert in emerging electronic materials, including printed and flexible electronics, photovoltaics, and thin film batteries, Professor MacKenzie has founded and led five printed and flexible electronics startup companies and holds over 110 patents and publications. He received the Global Cleantech 100 Award and led Imprint Energy to be recognized as one of the 50 Smartest Companies by The MIT Technology Review.

Michael Pomfret, PhD

Managing Director

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An expert in material development and electroanalytical characterization of energy devices, as well as other catalytic systems. Dr. Pomfret has experience in academic, national, and industry research facilities throughout the U.S. and has managed growing laboratories for cleantech companies. In 2018, the CleanTech Alliance and the Northwest Environmental Business Council awarded him the Energy Leadership Achievement Award for his work to support energy innovation in the Pacific Northwest.

Phillip Cox, PhD

Program Manager, Senior Staff Scientist

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Our resident materials and device characterization expert, Dr. Cox’s graduate work focused on developing electrostatic force microscopy for studying the relationship between film structure and device function and degradation in organic photovoltaics. At the Testbeds, Dr. Cox supports lab users across all functional areas and is responsible for not only the totality of the lab's instrumentation uptime, but also its award-winning safety protocols.

Tucker Murrey, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist

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Our resident materials and device fabrication expert, Dr. Murrey received his Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He has extensive experience developing solution-based processing methods for molecular and polymeric semiconductors, as well as optical, structural, and electronic characterization methods. He was then a postdoctoral associate at Princeton University studying photovoltaic and semi-conducting materials. Dr. Murrey supports Testbeds users in developing and testing complex fabrication processes.

Bosong Li, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist

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Bosong received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. She is a staff member working on the System Integration Testbed, also works as a postdoctoral research scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW. Bosong is currently exploring on the topic of power system resilience enhancement, especially the mitigation of malicious cyber attacks.

Michael De Siena, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist

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Dr. De Siena received his Ph.D. in Chemistry here at the University of Washington studying the properties of magnetic and magnetically-doped nanocrystals through a variety of advanced spectroscopic techniques. He then, as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University, worked on developing new materials and devices for next-generation hard radiation detection. Dr. De Siena supports users at the Research Training Testbed facility as well as the Photonics Research Center at the University of Washington.

Joey Law

Senior Staff Scientist

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Joey Law has expertise in additive manufacturing, prototype fabrication, and process engineering for novel devices. Joey has worked with numerous academic research groups and industry users from startups to global corporations.

Sarah Little

Staff Scientist

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Sarah graduated from the UW with a B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering and has since worked for multiple clean energy startup companies. She has expertise in conducting materials development, process engineering and materials and device characterization.