Karthish Manthiram

Research Interests

electrification and decarbonization of chemical synthesis, catalysis, renewable energy, electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, organic electrosynthesis, materials chemistry


Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, 2015-2016

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015

B.S., Stanford University, 2010


Honors and Awards

2021-23 Committed to Caring honoree, 2021

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2021

Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry, 2021

DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Award, 2020

MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award, 2020

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2020

ACS Catalysis Early Career Advisory Board, 2020

Theodore T. Miller Career Development Chair, 2020

Young Innovator Award in NanoEnergy, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2019

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, 2019

American Chemical Society PRF New Investigator Award, 2019

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2019

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2018

Forbes 30 under 30 for Science, 2017

Electrochemical Society Dan Cubicciotti Award, 2015

Dow Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Chemical Engineering Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2010

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship, 2010

Mason and Marsden Prize, Stanford University, 2010

Frederick E. Terman Award, Stanford University, 2010

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2009

Channing Robertson Award, Stanford University, 2009