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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

 

 

7:00 AM

8:40 AM

 

BREAKFAST / REGISTRATION

 

8:40 AM

9:00 AM

 

Welcome


Michelle Buchanan, Associate Laboratory Director, Physical Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Jason Zhang (Program Chair)
Sreekanth Pannala (General Chair)

 

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

 

Session 1:   Emerging Energy Storage Systems-I
Chair: Sreekanth Pannala

Tien Duong, DOE / EERE / VTO
Beyond Li-ion Battery Research in Advanced Battery Materials Research Program

 

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

 

Hector Abruna, Cornell University
Novel Materials, Architectures and Operando Methods in Electrical Energy Storage

 

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

 

MORNING BREAK

 

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

 

Session 2:  Emerging Energy Storage Systems-II
Chair: Jason Zhang

Chris Johnson, Argonne National Laboratory
Energy Storage Using Na-Ion Batteries

 

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

 

Esther Takeuchi, Stony Brook, SUNY
Insights into Battery Function Gained Through Probing Electrode Reactivity

 

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

 

Wesley Zheng, Stanford Univ.
Li metal anodes and sulfur cathodes through nanomaterial design

 

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

 

LUNCH

Thematic Group Discussions and 1st Day Speaker Tables

 

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

 

Session 3: Sodium batteries
Chair: Jagjit Nanda

Yang-Kook Sun, Hanyang University, South Kora
 Advanced Na[Ni0.25Fe0.5Mn0.25]O2/C−Fe3O4 Sodium-Ion Batteries Using EMS Electrolyte for Energy Storage

 

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

 

Gabriel Veith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Na, It’s not another Li-ion talk

 

2:30 PM

3:00 PM

 

Yuhao, Lu, Sharp Laboratories of American
Sodium-ion Batteries for Grid Energy Storage

 

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

 

AFTERNOON BREAK

 

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

 

Session 4: Li-air batteries
Chair: Winfried Wilcke

Phillip Stevens, Electricite de France
Aqueous rechargeable lithium-air batteries: breakthroughs and difficulties

 

4:00 PM

4:30 PM

 

Nagaphani Aetukuri, IBM
Solid-State Li-Ion Conducting Membranes for Lithium Air Batteries

 

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

 

Haoshen Zhou, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
Development of Lithium Air Battery Based on Non-aqueous or Solid State Electrolyte

 

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

 

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

 

BREAKFAST / REGISTRATION

 

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

 

Session 5: Li-S batteries
Chair: Ray Bair

Jun Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Progress in Na batteries, K batteries and Li-S redox flow batteries

 

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

 

Mei Cai, General Motors
Li-S Batteries for Electric Vehicle Application: Opportunities and Challenges

 

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

 

Shengshui Zhang, ARL
Sulfurized carbon as high performance cathode material of lithium/sulfur batteries

 

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

 

Arumugam Manthiram, University of Texas - Austin
Lithium-sulfur batteries: challenges and prospects

 

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

 

MORNING BREAK

 

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

 

Session 6: Emerging energy storage sytems III
Chair: Chunmei Ban

Yongsheng Hu, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science
Recent research progress on room-temperature sodium-ion batteries from IoP-CAS

 

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

 

Jaephil Cho, UNIST, South Korea
Perspective of Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries

 

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

 

Yiying Wu, Ohio State University
Rechargeable K-Air Battery: Addressing Oxygen Reduction/Evolution through Single-Electron Redox Reaction

 

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

 

LUNCH

Thematic Group Discussions and 2nd Day Speaker Tables

 

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

 

Session 7: Stationary Energy Storage Systems
Chairs: Venkat Srinivasan & Gao Liu

Gary Yang, Uni-Energy Tech
From Molecules to MWs-Commercialization of New Generation Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

 

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

 

Travis M. Anderson, Sandia National Laboratory
Ionic Liquid Flow Batteries

 

2:30 PM

3:00 PM

 

Sri R. Narayan, University of Southern California
Grid energy storage

 

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

 

Shriram Santhanagopalan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Towards the development of liquid organic redox systems for energy storage

 

3:30 PM

7:30 PM

 

Poster session and ACS AMI & Langmuir Poster Awards
Reception Starts at 5:30 PM

 

Thursday, June 4, 2015

 

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

 

BREAKFAST / REGISTRATION

 

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

 

 

Thom Mason, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Welcome and ORNL Overview

 

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

 

Session 8: Electrolytes for energy storage systems
Chair: Nancy Dudney

Cody Friesen, Arizona State University
Ionic Liquid electrolyte for energy storage

 

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

 

Kang Xu, ARL
Electrolytes and Interphases Beyond the Horizon of Li-Ion

 

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

 

Atsuo Yamada, The University of Tokyo
Superconcentrated Electrolytes

 

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

 

MORNING BREAK

 

 

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

 

Session 9: Modeling on Energy storage materials
Chair: Jack Wells

Venkat Srinivasan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Understanding limitations in the Li-S system using macro-modeling and experimentation

 

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

 

Larry Curtis, ANL
New insights into the role of lithium superoxide in lithium-oxygen batteries

 

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

 

Paul Kent, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Energy storage properties of MXenes

 

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

 

LUNCH

Thematic Group Discussions and 3rd Day Speaker Tables

 

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

 

Session 10: In situ Characterization of energy storage materials
Chair: Larry Curtis

Clare Grey, Cambridge
NMR Beyond Li: Studies of Lithium-Air, Na and Mg batteries

 

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

 

Chongmin Wang, Pacific Northwest Nationsl Laboratory
Direct multi-scale probing of structural and chemical evolution of energy storage materials

 

2:30 PM

3:00 PM

 

Ashfia Huq, Spallation Neurtron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Following the ‘Light Atoms’ in Energy Storage Devices Using Neutron Powder Diffraction

 

3:00 PM

5:30 PM

 

ORNL Tours

Tour of ORNL Facilities:
1) Battery Manufacturing Facility and Manufacturing Demonstration Facility - Claus Daniel
2) Center for Nanophase Materials - Ray Unocic and Miaofang Chi
3) Spallation Neutron Source - Ashfia Huq
4) Super Computing: Titan and Everest Computional Facility - Jack Wells and Sreekanth Pannala