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LLIBTA Symposium
Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application
Track A: Cell Materials and Chemistry

Tuesday, February 4 to Wednesday, February 5, 2014

AABC 2014 LLIBTA Symposium - Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application - Track A: Cell Materials and Chemistry

Martin Winter

Session A1: High-energy Li-Ion Cathodes and Anodes

Session Chairman:

Martin Winter, Chair, Applied Material Science for Energy Conversion and Storage, MEET Battery Research Center, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Muenster

Prof. Martin Winter's main research interests are in applied electrochemistry, materials electrochemistry and inorganic chemistry and technology. He is the past president of the International Battery Materials Association (IBA), Past Chair of the Division of Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion of International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), and Technical  Editor of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (ECS). Currently, he is the spokesperson of the LIB2015 Innovation Alliance of the BMBF (Germany Ministry of Education and Research) and a member of the German National Platform E-Mobility (NPE).

Kang Xu

Session A2: Electrolytes for Non-Aqueous Batteries

Session Chairman:

Kang Xu, Senior Research Chemist, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Dr. Kang Xu is a senior research chemist at U. S. Army Research Laboratory. His main research interests cover materials development and interphasial mechanisms for electrochemical energy storage devices, which include lithium, lithium/air or lithium/sodium ion batteries, magnesium batteries, and electrochemical capacitors.

Daniel Kok

Session A3: Beyond Lithium Ion

Session Chairman:

Ping Liu, Program Director, Arpa-E

Dr. Ping Liu currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). His main focuses include advanced materials for energy efficiency and energy conversion and storage. Dr. Liu was previously Manager of Energy Technology at HRL Laboratories, an industrial research company jointly owned by the Boeing Company and General Motors. At HRL, Dr. Liu led a broad range of research activities in energy conversion and storage for owner companies as well as government and commercial customers. Dr. Liu also developed a variety of concepts in multifunctional power, solid-state batteries, and lithium-sulfur chemistry. Prior to joining HRL in 2003, Dr. Liu was a member of the technical staff at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Dr Liu received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D., all in chemistry, from Fudan University in China.