CREB 2022 Bi-Annual Spring Meeting

Friday, June 10, 2022
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Kay Boardrooms, KEB, UMD College Park
James Short
jshort@umd.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW


The United States depends on unreliable foreign sources for lithium, nickel, cobalt, graphite and manganese. Development of a domestic extreme battery supply chain is a national security enabler. Discovery of alternative materials can be another national security enabler.

SUPPLY CHAIN OVERVIEW

  • 12:00 PM — Welcome: Dr.  Eric Wachsman/Chunsheng Wang/Jim Short, UMD  
  • 12:10 — Private sector perspective on securing the supply chain, TBD
  • 12:25 — Mr. Eric Shields, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Strategic Defense & Federal initiatives to secure the battery supply chain

BATTERY WORKFORCE TRAINING

  • 12:40 — Mr. Chris Jannuzzi, ECS, Educational resources to meet the workforce training needs of the battery industry  

ANODES

  • 1:00 — Mr. Rob Anstey, GDI,  100% porous silicon anode-based pouch cell with extreme high energy, fast charging, and safety
  • 1:20  — Dr. Eric Wachsman, UMD, Enabling High-Rate Lithium Metal Anodes by Tailored Structures and Interfaces

ELECTROLYTES

  • 1:40 — Dr. Peter Kofinas, UMD
  • 2:00 — Dr. Wesley Henderson, Army Research Laboratory, Electrolyte materials as alternatives to lithium

BREAK:  2:20-2:45
 

CATHODES

  • 2:45  — Dr. Arumugam Manthiram, University of Texas, Battery chemistries for relieving supply chain issues of today, tomorrow and day-after-tomorrow
  • 3:05  — Dr. Shailesh Upreti, CEO, C4V, Connecting Mines, Molecules & Machines: A True Domestic Supply Chain & Home Grown Gigafactories
  • 3:25  — Dr. Xilin Chen, Saft America, Inc. High Safety, High Energy and High power LiVPO4F Battery

DOMESTIC EXTREME BATTERY MANUFACTURING DEVELOPMENTS & PERSPECTIVES

  • 3:45  — Mr. Robert Privette, Umicore Sustainable Materials/USA, Cathode supply chain considerations with focus on North America
  • 4:05  — Mr. Ricky Hanna, Ion Storage Systems, Start-up Perspective on reducing reliance on Chinese manufacturing and Li, Ni & Co resource constraints

BATTERY CELL DOMESTIC SUPPLY CHAIN

  • 4:25  — TBD

4:45  — CLOSING REMARKS: Drs. Wesley Henderson (ARL), Eric Wachsman, Jim Short (UMD)


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