Somik Mukherjee completed his BS in physics from Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. He is currently pursuing a PhD in electrical engineering at University of Missouri. He has previously worked on alternative energy related topics such as dye sensitized solar cells and hydrogen spillover. His current research interests involve studying energy-related applications of ultrafine metal nanoparticles.
In August 2012 at ICCF-17, Mr. Chauvin became one of the founders of the Martin Fleishmann Memorial Project and is now also director at Quantum Heat CIC.