Erin Ratcliff

Co-Director, Institute for Energy Solutions
Associate Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Erin L. Ratcliff is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona, with joint appointments in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemistry and Biochemistry. She also has a joint appointment with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO. Dr. Ratcliff’s research group – the Laboratory for Interface Science of Printable Electronic Materials - is focused on the application of electrochemistry and spectroscopy to better understand the functionality of printable electronic materials, interfaces, and devices. Her research includes areas of materials and device stability, inclusion of solar energy in the built environment (i.e. building integrated photovoltaics), and fundamental energy conversion and storage processes.


  • PhD in Physical Chemistry
  • B.A. in Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics