Harry L. Tuller

  • R.P. Simmons Professor of Ceramics and Electronic Materials
  • BS Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 1966
  • MS Columbia University, 1967
  • EngScD Columbia University, 1973


Ceramics; Electrochemistry; Electronic Materials; Environment; Materials Processing; Materials Chemistry; MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems); Nanotechnology; Photonic Materials; Semiconductors; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films; Thermodynamics; Transport Phenomena

Harry L. Tuller


Dr. Tuller's research focuses on defects, transport and electronic structure of metal oxides and their integration into sensors; fuel cells; solar cells, and MEMS devices.

Recent News

High-temperature devices made from films that bend as they “breathe”

Carrying out maintenance tasks inside a nuclear plant puts severe strains on equipment, due to extreme temperatures that are hard for components to endure without degrading. Now, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have come up with a radically new way to make actuators that could be used in such…  

Professor Harry Tuller Promoted to Senior Member of IEEE

On behalf of the DMSE community, a huge congratulations to Professor Harry L. Tuller who was recently elevated to Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)! IEEE has said that "Senior Member is the highest professional…  

ACerS Award

Prof. Harry Tuller has been elected Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society. This distinction is the Society’s most prestigious level of membership and is awarded in recognition of a member’s contribution to the ceramics profession. The Constitution of the…  

Fostering U.S.-Russia energy innovation

Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage brings together researchers from MIT and two Russian institutes to develop advanced batteries and fuel cells.