Thanks to Ryan Reid for designing us such a nice logo. I’ve always wanted a battery with the Ace of Spades on it.
Sofia Catalina did co-ops at Form Energy and Tesla, and then won a Summer Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SSIRF) to do flow battery research in our lab. Thanks, and keep it up, Sofia!
Some educational slides posted by Matt Lacey, which are well worth checking out.
I’m pleased to announce that Hongli Zhu’s group and ours have received an NSF award to study and improve interfacial phenomena in all solid state batteries. From the abstract:
The specific objective of this research is to improve metal sulfide stability in solid-state electrolytes for the application of all solid-state lithium batteries. In pursuit of this objective, the fundamental mechanisms of metal sulfide ion conduction and interface reactivity will be interrogated by operando characterization carried out on realistic, fully operational battery cells.
Hongli’s group does material engineering of solid state electrolytes (SSEs), while my group specializes in operando characterization, using X-rays and various other techniques. The announcement from Northeastern is here, and the NSF award page is here. We start this fall and are looking forward to it.