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StorageX International Symposium Series

Watch the inaugural May 21 International Symposium
with keynotes from Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry,
and Prof. Jun Liu of PPNL and the University of Washington.

May 29 International Symposium
In Conversation With: a discussion between Dr. Khalil Amine of Argonne National Laboratory
and Prof. Peter Bruce, University of Oxford.

June 5 International Symposium
In Conversation With: Presentation and Q&As from Prof. Nazar of University of Waterloo,
followed by panel discussion with Prof. Janek, Justus Liebig University.

June 13 International Symposium
Deep-dive presentations and Q&As from Prof. Clare Grey, University of Cambridge,
and Prof. Gerbrand Ceder, UC Berkeley and LBL.

June 26 International Symposium
In Conversation With: Presentation and Q&As from Prof. Doron Aurbach of Bar IIan University ,
followed by panel discussion with Dr. Kang Xu, US Army Research Laboratory.

July 10 International Symposium
Deep-dive presentations and Q&As from Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang, MIT,
and Prof. Yi Cui, Stanford University.

July 17 International Symposium
Profs. Shirley Meng, Martin Winter

July 24 International Symposium
Deep-dive presentations and Q&As from Prof. Manthiram, University of Texas
and Prof. Will Chueh, Stanford University.

August 7 International Symposium
Prof. Vanessa Wood, Robert Kostecki 

August 21 International Symposium
Deep-dive presentations and Q&As from Prof. Kristina Edström, Uppsala University Sweden
and Prof. Saiful Islam, University of Bath.

September 18: Inaugural StorageX Symposium Industrial Panel
Si Anodes and Prelithiation for High Energy and Fast Charge Batteries
Kang Sun, Jim Cushing, and Sujeet Kumar

October 2 International Symposium: StorageX, X=Fuel
Profs. Sossina Haile, Tom Jaramillo

October 16 Industrial Panel: StorageX, X=LiB@TWh: Sustainable Supply Chain for Batteries
JB Straubel, Heiko Urtel, Celina Mikolajczak

October 30 International Symposium: StorageX, X=Heat
Prof. Robert Laughlin, Anthony Ponec

November 13 International Symposium
Prof. Eric Wachsman, Prof. Zhenan Bao

December 4: Symposium: StorageX, X=Longer Duration Storage
Profs. Michael Aziz, George Crabtree

January 15: International Symposium
Prof. Yang Shao-Horn

January 29 International Symposium
Marco Ferrara, Andrea Pedretti, and Jörg Heinemann

February 12, Symposium: StorageX, X=Supply Chain
Simon Moores and Adam Panayi

February 25: International Symposium
Profs. Hong Li and Kisuk Kang

March 12 - X=Batteries: Moving Forward Together
Prof. Jef Caers, Sibyl Diver, Alexis Georgeson, Paul-Miki Akpablie, & Peter Kukielski

April 9: Thermal Storage
Profs. Steven Chu and Paul Albertus

April 23: Novel Aqueous and Non-aqueous Chemistries for Energy Storage
Profs. Chunsheng Wang & Yi-Chun Lu

May 7: Solid-state Batteries: Materials & Scale-up
Profs. Jennifer Rupp and Elsa Olivetti

May 21 - Storage in Buildings - What, Why, and How
Dian Grueneich, Alexi Miller and Grace Relf

June 4 - EV Batteries: Challenges for the Mass Market
Frank Blome, VW

June 18 - High Energy Density Cathodes for Lithium-ion Batteries
Profs. Hubert Gasteiger and Yang-Kook Sun

July 30 - Lithium-Free Lithium-Metal Anode Batteries at QuantumScape
Dr. Timothy Holme

August 27 - Wireless Charging
Profs. Regan Zane & Shanhui Fan

September 10 - Synergies and Competition Between Long and Short Term Storage in Zero Emission Grids
EJ Baik

September 24 - Hydropower and Pumped Storage: Climate Solution and Conservation Challege
Dan Reicher


Tech Talk Webinar Series

May 2021
Ultrathin Li metal-graphene composite foil for Li battery - Hao Chen, Cui Group

A Cation-Tethered Flowable Polymeric Interface for Enabling Stable Deposition of Metallic Lithium - Rachel Huang, Bao & Cui Groups


April 2021
Understanding and Controlling the Electrodeposition of Lithium Metal Using Atomic Layer Deposition - Solomon Oyakhire

Understanding Thermal and Mechanical Effects on Lithium Plating in Lithium Ion Batteries - Yitao Qiu

February 2021
Ultralight and Fire-Extinguishing Material Design for Advanced Li-ion Batteries - Yusheng Ye, Cui Group

Modeling Degradation for Second-life Battery: Preliminary Results - Seongbeom Lee and Gabriele Pozatto - Stanford Energy Control Lab


January 2021
Reaction-limitation, rather than diffusion-limitation, controls inhomogeneity in Li-intercalation materials - Stephen Kang

Dendrite Suppression by a Polymer Coating: A Coarse-Grained Molecular Study - Paul Rudnicki


December 2020
Development of Recyclable Energy Storage Devices utilizing Polymeric Mixed Ionic-Electronic Conductors - Alexander Giovannitti, Salleo Group

Cathode Electrolyte Interphase in Lithium Batteries by Cryo-EM - Zewan Zhang, Cui Group

October 2020
Data In, Discoveries Out: How Computation and Al are Accelerating Battery Materials Discovery - Brandi Ransom, Reed Group

Molecular design for electrolyte solvents with Li-F interaction enables industrial lithium metal batteries - Zhiao Yu, Bao Group

June 2020
Implementation of the High-fidelity Electrochemical Battery Model: Review, Analysis, and Open-access MATLAB® code, Dr. Seongbeom Lee, Onori Lab

Correlative operando microscopy of the chemistry, nanostructure, and reactivity of oxygen evolving electrocatalysts, Dr. Tyler Mefford, Chueh Group

May 2020
Structure and Chemistry of the Silicon Anode SEI by Cryo-TEM - William Huang, Cui Group

Understanding Additive Controlled Lithium Morphology in Lithium Metal Batteries - Robert Kasse, Toney Group

April 2020
Battery material development and characterization with X-ray techniques - Kipil Lim, Chueh Group & Toney Group

Molecular design of supramolecular polymer electrolytes for lithium metal batteries - Snehashis Choudhury, Bao Group

March 2020
Eutectic mixing as a knob for next-generation flow batteries - Antonio Baclig, Chueh Group

Advancing Battery Health Estimation Algorithms via Electrochemistry and Control Theory - Anirudh Allam, Onori Lab

February 2020
Accelerating battery materials design with machine learning models - Austin Sendek, Reed Group

Ultrathin, Flexible, Solid Polymer Composite Electrolytesfor High Performance and Safe Lithium Batteries - Jiayu Wan, Cui Group

January 2020
Seeded graphene cages as hosts for Li metal anodes - Hansen Wang, Cui Group

Stabilizing High-Valent Redox: A Pathway to High Energy Fe-Rich Cathode Materials - Will Gent, Chueh Group


StorageX Initiative Launch: October 2019

Agenda | Speakers & Bios


Stanford faculty presentations:

Yi Cui: Materials Design, Interface and Characterization For The Next Generation of Batteries

Sally Benson: Energy Storage Systems Integration and Optimization: Making Good Energy Choices

Evan Reed: Leveraging data science to accelerate battery chemistry development

Stephen Comello: Circular Economy of Batteries - Challenges & Opportunities


Additional resources:
StorageX Introduction & Overview