Krishna Shah, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alabama. His research is focused on sustainable energy systems, including comprehensive research in electrochemical energy storage systems (Li-ion and Beyond Li-ion Batteries) and thermal-fluid transport in energy systems. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas, Arlington. While pursuing his Ph.D., he visited Lawrence Berkeley National Lab as a visiting researcher. Prior to joining University of Alabama, he was a postdoctoral scholar in the Texas Materials Institute (TMI) at the University of Texas, Austin. He had also worked as a postdoctoral scholar and lecturer at University of California, Merced. He has authored/co-authored 20 articles published in peer reviewed journals.