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The Knowledge Foundation, a division of Cambridge EnerTech’s, 12th Annual
Lithium Battery Power 2016
Advances in Chemistry, Materials & Modeling
November 1-2, 2016 | Hyatt Regency Bethesda | Bethesda, MD

Breakthroughs in novel battery chemistries, novel electrode/electrolyte materials, high-capacity cathodes/anodes and system integration have delivered a vast array of automotive, portable and stationary applications. Significant innovation in research and engineering for energy storage technologies in lithium-ion batteries combined with significant achievements in safety and reliability have propelled this technology to the forefront of innovation.

Preliminary Agenda


Keynote Presentations

Storage at the Threshold: Li-Ion Batteries and Beyond

George Crabtree, Ph.D., Director, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), Argonne National Laboratory & Distinguished Professor of Physics, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Pushing the Limits of Li-Ion Batteries

M. Stanley Whittingham, D.Phil., Director & Distinguished Professor, Chemistry and Materials, Binghamton University


Lithium Battery Applications & Market

U.S. Department of Energy - ARPA-E: Investing in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Solve Our Energy Storage Needs

Susan Babinec, Senior Commercialization Advisor, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy

A123’s Advanced Material Development for Vehicle Electrification: Low- and High-Voltage Application Approaches

Derek C. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Director R&D, A123 Systems, LLC

Evolving EV Battery Performance and Safety Based on Real-World Feedback

Rick Chamberlain, Ph.D., CTO, Boston-Power


Diagnostics, Modeling & Simulation

Electrode Crosstalk during Lithium-Ion Battery Aging

Daniel Abraham, Ph.D., Engineer, Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory

Battery Metrology: Revealing Corrosion Chemistry in Lithium-Ion Battery and Beyond by Transmission Electron Microscopy

Huolin Xin, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Electron Microscopy, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory


High-Capacity Cathodes

High-Capacity Ni-Based Layered Oxide Cathode for Li-Ion Batteries

Wei Tong, Ph.D., Scientist/Principal Investigator, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

High-Capacity Cathodes for Advance Lithium-Ion: Challenges and Opportunities

Jagjit Nanda, Ph.D., Senior Staff Scientist, Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Mesoscale Implications in the Lithium-Sulfur Battery Cathode

Partha Mukherjee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University

High Energy Density Li-Ion Cells Based on CAM-7 High-Capacity Cathode Material

Brian Barnett, Ph.D., Vice President, TIAX/CAMX Power


Anode Structures

New Long Life Lithium-Ion Battery with Corrosion-Resistant Ultrananocrystalline Diamond-Coated Components

Orlando Auciello, Ph.D., Endowed Chair Professor, Materials Science, Engineering and Bioengineering, University of Texas at Dallas


Fabrication & Design of Electrode Materials

Development of Low-Cost, High-Energy Density Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries

Timothy Hatchard, Ph.D., Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University


Low Temperature Recharging

Opportunities for Safe Low Temperature Recharging

Corey T. Love, Ph.D., Materials Research Engineer, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory


IP Strategy & Implementation

Intellectual Property Strategies for the Burgeoning Advanced Battery Industry

Dan Abraham, Ph.D., Vice President, Science and Business Strategy, MPEG LA




For more details on the conference, please contact:
Craig Wohlers
Executive Director, Conferences
Knowledge Foundation, a division of Cambridge EnerTech
T: (+1) 781-972-6260
E: cwohlers@cambridgeenertech.com

For partnering and sponsorship information, please contact:
Sherry Johnson
Business Development Manager
Knowledge Foundation, a division of Cambridge EnerTech
T: (+1) 781-972-1359
E: sjohnson@cambridgeenertech.com