Dr. Patrick Cappillino

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department Profile


PhD in Chemistry, Boston University, 2009

BA, State University of New York Albany, 1997


Prior to joining the faculty at UMass Dartmouth, Dr. Cappillino received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Boston University under Prof. John Caradonna and held a postdoctoral position in the Energy Nanomaterials division of Sandia National Laboratories. Dr. Cappillino’s lab is focused on developing inorganic materials for grid-scale energy storage, electrocatalysis, and heterogeneous catalysis. His areas of expertise include molecular and solid state inorganic chemistry, meso- and nanostructured materials, electrochemistry, surface chemistry, and bioinorganic chemistry.