Nikhil has earned a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Houston prior to joining Volexion as a Battery Materials Scientist in 2022. He has worked on electrochemical deposition and characterization of deposited layers using in-situ imaging and spectroscopy techniques during his PhD. Additionally, Nikhil was a visiting graduate scientist at Argonne National Laboratory where he investigated the electrochemical interface of lead electrodes used in Lead-acid batteries. He has earned a M.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Houston in 2015 and a B.Tech. degree in Polymer Engineering and Technology from Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India in 2014.