Chad Mason has a B.S. in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University, and a M.S. in engineering technology with a research focus on low-temperature fuel cells from Arizona State University. During his master’s studies, he spent six months working at Aalto University in Finland.
He later worked at the National University of Singapore where he developed a solid-state chemistry background through his efforts supporting the invention and scale up of a variety of battery materials. He also has worked for TUM CREATE, where he wrote and collaborated on numerous publications and patents on a variety of new materials for batteries and fuel cells. His most recent work was in the fuel cell durability team at General Motors in support of the efforts to develop advanced PEM fuel cell systems.