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Agenda

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

8:30am Welcome by Kathryn Moler, Vice Provost and Dean of Research; Professor of Applied Physics and of Physics
8:45am Introduction & Overview of Stanford StorageX Initiative
  • William Chueh, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative
  • Yi Cui, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative
9:15am

SESSION I: Basic Science of Emerging Technologies

Keynote presentation followed by moderated panel discussion: 

  • Yi Cui, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative
  • Evan Reed, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • Tim Holme, CTO, QuantumScape

Moderator: Friedrich Prinz, Leonardo Professor in the School of Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

10:30am Break
10:50am In Conversation with Honorable George Shultz, Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow; Chair, Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy

Moderated by: Yi Cui, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative
11:20am

SESSION II: Challenges to Scaling-up High Energy Density Batteries

Keynote presentations:

Moderated panel discussion: 

  • Hartmann Leube, Senior Vice President, New Technologies, BASF
  • Kang Sun, CEO & Chairman, Amprius
  • Khalil Amine, Argonne Distinguished Fellow; Manager, Advanced Battery Technology Team; Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Wenjuan Liu Mattis, CTO, Microvast

Moderator: William Chueh, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative

12:30pm Lunch and poster session
2:00pm

SESSION III: Reimagining Packs & Systems: Sensing, Control and Prediction

Keynote presentations:

Moderated panel discussion:

Moderator: Arun Majumdar, Jay Precourt Provostial Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy

3:15pm Break
3:45pm

SESSION IV: Circular Economy of Batteries

Keynote Presentations followed by moderated panel discussion:

  • Sally Benson, Professor, Energy Resources Engineering; Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy
  • Steve Comello, Lead, Energy Business Innovations Focus Area, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Abraham Anapolsky, Manager, Accelerated Materials Design & Discovery, Toyota Research Institute

Moderator: William Gent, Scientist, Materials Science & Engineering

5:00pm Closing remarks by Yi Cui, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering; Co-Director, Stanford StorageX Initiative
5:20pm Networking Reception