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Chatsworth, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

To build this clean future, H2U Technologies is seeking a passionate and experienced Synthetic Inorganic Nano-chemist as a key member of the catalyst development team. You will be working with the other team members of the High Throughput Experimentation team to develop synthetic techniques that can produce newly discovered non-precious metal catalysts at commercial scale.


Be proficient at inorganic nanoparticle synthesis, interpreting analytical data, able to rationalize results and develop future work plans based on results

Create large quantities of catalysts developed by other team members using wet chemistry techniques.

Maintain careful research records, reports, and other documents to meet technology dissemination and patent protection

Maintain skills/knowledge by reading literature, taking courses, and/or attending technical meetings

Assist with customer visits and attend technical meetings




  • Ph.D. degree in Organometallic, Inorganic, or Materials Chemistry with 3+ years of relevant experience preferred


  • Experienced in the preparation, purification, and characterization of nanoparticle and/or nanostructured electrocatalysts

  • Skilled in the art of standard inert chemistry techniques utilizing a glove box and/or Schlenk line

  • Skilled in design and execution of reaction/catalyst screening

  • Skilled in electrochemical characterization including electrochemical impedance spectroscopy

  • High-throughput reaction evaluation/robotics

  • Knowledge of inorganic or organic chemistry, especially in chemical and solid-state analytical techniques

  • Experience with nanoparticle characterization techniques including electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction

  • Experience with electrochemical device integration or membrane electrode assembly

  • Experience in scientific computing is appreciated

About the Company

Our company is co-founded by Motus Ventures and H2U Chief Scientific Advisor, Dr Nathan Lewis, the George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology. Nate was the founding Director and Scientific Director of JCAP - the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, at Caltech, where he was the Principal Investigator on the winning $122M award from DOE for research and study of groundbreaking catalysts for clean hydrogen generation.

H2U Technologies aims to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy by making real the promise of a clean energy future powered by hydrogen. Our work drives innovation in green hydrogen across many industries including transportation, power generation, steel, chemicals, agriculture, and others.

To aid in the development of a scalable, cost-effective, green hydrogen future, H2U Technologies innovates best in class products and services with our pioneering electrocatalyst discovery technology combined with the manufacturing of a new generation of electrolyzers.

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