George J. Nelson is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (2009). Prior to his appointment at UAH he was an Assistant Research Professor at the University of Connecticut (2009-2012). Prof. Nelson specializes in multiscale modeling and microstructural imaging using x-ray and neutron techniques. His research focuses on understanding the interaction between microstructure, macroscopic device geometry, and transport phenomena in energy conversion and storage devices. Prof. Nelson is a recipient of an Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2013) and a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2015).