Gabrielle Bachand

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Gabrielle joined the University as a lecturer in 2020. She completed her B.S. degree in chemical engineering and her M.S. degree in materials science and engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focused on the fabrication, testing, and characterization of lithium-ion battery materials for use in coin cells. She also completed the Graduate Renewable Energy Certificate with an emphasis in energy policy and has a minor in art with experience working in a variety of mediums. Her industry experience includes working in sustainable engineering design with Disney Imagineering and working in quality assurance for lithium-ion battery manufacturing with Panasonic Energy of North America. With the University, Gabrielle is actively engaged in diversity and sustainability topics, and she enjoys helping students with career planning and preparation.


  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2017
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2015

Courses taught

  • ENGR 100: Intro to Engineering
  • ENGR 301: Engineering Communications and Societal Integration
  • ENGR 305: Introduction to Sustainability


G. Bachand, J. Mennel, and D. Chidambaram, “Improved Performance of Silicon Anodes Using Copper Nanoparticles as Additive,” Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, vol. 20, no. 4, November 2023