Tayhas Palmore is an electrochemist/materials engineer specializing in materials for energy conversion and storage. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from MIT and was an NSF postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University. She joined the Materials Group in the Division of Engineering at Brown in 2000 and co-founded the graduate program in Biomedical Engineering in 2002. Her teaching experience includes courses on biomaterials, engineering thermodynamics, materials science, analytical methods of materials characterization, and organic chemistry. Her research is focused on new materials and device designs as they relate to fuel cells, batteries, sensors, and the bio/material/electronic interface. She is widely published in journals such as Advanced Materials, Chemistry of Materials, Biomaterials, Nature, and Science. She is a topic editor for the journal Crystal Growth and Design.