Xuefei Wan is an exceptional graduate student in the MSE Graduate Program and is graduating in May 2011. Her doctoral research is in the area of solid-state hydrogen storage materials for fuel-cell vehicles, a project sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE), in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Xuefei’s research has resulted in the publication of 15 papers in high-impact journals such as J. Power Sources, Appl. Phys. Lett., and J. Phys. Chem. Xuefei’s PhD thesis advisor is Professor Leon Shaw.