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Students showcasing research posters at the 2015 GCEP Symposium

Energy Seminar: Mitra Chem: Iron-Based Cathodes for Mass-Market EVs - Vivas Kumar

January 24, 2022 - 4:00pm to 4:50pm
See livestream link in description.

Free

Event Sponsor: 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
sarah.weaver@stanford.edu

Watch live at:

https://energy.stanford.edu/events/energy-seminar/seminar-livestream

Mitra Chem is the first lithium-ion battery materials manufacturer focused on shortening the lab-to-production timeline by over 90%, addressing the largest barrier to innovation: R&D and scale-up speed. Mitra Chem's first core product is iron-based cathodes for the Western mass-market EV industry.

Speaker bio

Vivas Kumar is the CEO and Founder of Mitra Chem. Previously, he was a senior manager in Tesla's Battery Team, where he was the lead commercial negotiatior for strategic contracts . Throughout his career, he has conducted commercial negotiations and handled partnerships with executive and senior government counterparties in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific. He is currently an Advisor to the Benchmark Mineral Intelligence team, and sits on multiple early stage advisory Boards. 

Vivas received his MBA from Stanford University.