OSU researcher seeking battery 'paradigm shift' wins $3M federal grant
17 Nov 2022
An Oregon State University researcher will use a $3 million federal grant to study a battery technology that avoids the use of elements that could come into short supply as electric vehicle adoption expands.
Xiulei “David” Ji, professor of chemistry at Oregon State, will lead a team that includes researchers from Howard University, the University of Maryland and Vanderbilt University on the project.
Growing demand for lithium-ion batteries that use nickel and cobalt, particularly for use in EVs, has raised concerns about the availability of those materials. Read the full article on the Portland Business Journal.