Argonne OutLoud FREE Public Lecture Series

Lemont, Illinois
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Argonne OutLoud FREE Public Lecture Series
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Argonne National Laboratory
APS Conference Center, Building 402
9700 S. Cass Avenue
Lemont, Illinois 60439
United States


The latest edition of Argonne OutLoud, the lab's public lecture series, will feature George Crabtree presenting “Energy Storage: JCESR Goes Beyond the Lithium Ion Frontier”

At the end of November 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that Argonne's JCESR proposal — a consortium of 14 institutions including national labs, universities and private companies — was selected for a five-year, $120 million Energy Innovation Hub to develop next-generation batteries beyond lithium ion. This award opens a new horizon of energy storage research with the promise of transforming the electricity grid and transportation.

JCESR sets aggressive goals: discovery science to understand the materials and phenomena governing beyond-lithium-ion batteries, and pre-commercial prototype batteries with five times the energy density and one-fifth the cost of today's lithium ion batteries. A critical feature of JCESR is a new paradigm for battery research, integrating discovery science, battery design and pre-commercial prototyping in one interactive organization. This talk presents the vision and strategy of JCESR and its place in Argonne's broad landscape of energy storage research.

  • 6:30 pm Reception
  • 7:00 pm Lecture begins
  • 7:30 pm Q&A session

Minimum age for attendance is 14 years old.

The event will take place at the Argonne APS Conference Center and will include light refreshments and a poster session preceding the lecture.

The lecture is free, but registration is required.

Can't attend in person?
The event will be broadcast live at Argonne's live stream channel.

If you have registered previously, or need to cancel your registration, you will use the same password.


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