Nick Rolston ([email protected])
Assistant Professor, School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE)

Graduate Faculty in Materials Science
Graduate Faculty in Chemical Engineering

Ph.D. Stanford University, Applied Physics (2020)
B.S. University of Iowa, Physics and Mathematics (2014)

Nick researches in the area of renewable energy with the goal of a sustainable future. He developed a love for teaching and mentoring from the educational priorities instilled by his immigrant mother and bookworm father. Outside of the lab, he enjoys playing basketball, hiking, and engaging in reckless food challenges. He aspires to one day have Devin Booker’s jump shot, Alex Honnold’s adventurous spirit, and Joey Chestnut’s stomach capacity.

Nick is the recipient of the 2023 Inorganics Young Investigator Award, a 2023 Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) featured mentor, and a recipient of the 2022 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award.