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Electrochemical Energy Storage Program

Electrochemical Energy Storage Program

The vision of the Electrochemical Energy Storage Program is to conduct basic and applied research to provide high-energy-density, high-power storage devices with long cycle lives.

The goal of the Electrochemical Energy Storage Program is to:

  • develop novel synthesis and processing of nanomaterials with unique microstructures and properties for Li-ion batteries, Na-ion batteries, metal-air batteries, redox flow batteries, and supercapacitors;
  • conduct density functional theory (DFT) calculations and molecular dynamic (MD) simulation of electrodes and electrolytes;
  • conduct research on advanced materials and battery characterizations; and
  • develop grid integration of electrochemical energy storage systems.

WISER-funded Interdisciplinary Seed Funding (WSFG) Projects

"Phase-Change Composite Material (PCMM) for Building Thermal Energy Storage" (2015)
PI: Zuy Li (ECE), Co-PIs: Mahesh Krishnamurthy (ECE), Said Al Hallaj (All Cell Technologies, LLC)

"Monolithic Electrodes Made of Nanostructured Materials to Advance Li-S Battery Technology" (2017)
PI: Braja Mandal (CHEM), Co-PI: Carlo Segre (PHYS)

View Research Faculty, Expertise, and Selected Current Projects

For more information, contact:
Leon L. Shaw, Ph.D.
Rowe Family Chair Professor in Sustainable Energy
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering