Said Al-Hallaj is the Chairman/CEO and co-founder of All Cell Technologies LLC, and an adjunct professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Professor Al-Hallaj earned his B.Sc and M.Sc in Chemical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology and a Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He is the author of a book entitled “Hybrid Hydrogen Systems” and has published more than 40 technical, peer-reviewed journals and over 30 conference papers.
Professor Said is the co-author of five issued patents and several patent applications in the area of energy storage and conversion with emphasis on renewable energy, hydrogen, batteries and fuel cells for stationary and transportation applications. Said’s efforts have led to the formation of two start-up companies: All Cell Technologies, to commercialize lithium-ion batteries for stationary and transportation applications, and Sun Phocus Technologies, to commercialize a hologram plan concentrator (HPC) technology in the building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) market.