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Read more at: Prof Vasant to present three papers Battery India 2022 Conference

Prof Vasant to present three papers Battery India 2022 Conference

12 June 2022

Prof Vasant is going to present three papers each day from 20th to 22nd June at Battery India 2022 Conference. Here's a briefing of his presentation topics: (please note all time local) June 20 (Day 1) Special Addresses / Keynote Professor Dr.R. Vasant Kumar , University of Cambridge 11.35 am - 11.50 am Beyond Li-Ion...


Read more at: Professor Vasant to give plenary lecture at International University Metallurgy Council 2022, part of USTB's 70th anniversary

Professor Vasant to give plenary lecture at International University Metallurgy Council 2022, part of USTB's 70th anniversary

11 May 2022

Professor Vasant, invited by Dean Professor Shuqiang Jiao, is going to give a plenary lecture at International University Metallurgy Council 2022, part of University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)'s 70th anniversary, on 14/05/2022 (Beijing Time). As a widely recognised expert and scholar in metallurgy, Professor...


Read more at: Professor Vasant to present his talk at bp-ICAM Webinar Series on 28th April 2022

Professor Vasant to present his talk at bp-ICAM Webinar Series on 28th April 2022

1 April 2022

Professor R Vasant Kumar is going to present his talk "Energy Storage in Batteries for Sustainable Electrification" at the bp-ICAM Webinar Series on 28th April 2022. Abstract Given the massive shifts facing the future of the energy environment, it is important to evaluate the thinking around some of the key issues of the...


Read more at: Porotech, co-founded by alumnus Yingjun Liu, secures $20m Series A investment

Porotech, co-founded by alumnus Yingjun Liu, secures $20m Series A investment

14 March 2022

We are excited to share the awesome news that, Porotech has recently secured $20m Series A investment. Porotech is a Cambridge spin-out founded in 2020, joint by Dr Yingjun Liu, Prof. Rachel Oliver, and Dr Tongtong Zhu. A multinational electronics giant is among the participants in the Series A funding round, which has...


Read more at: Professor Vasant to co-lead a £7.2 million new research centre to develop next-generation battery technologies

Professor Vasant to co-lead a £7.2 million new research centre to develop next-generation battery technologies

28 January 2022

We are extremely excited to share the great news that, Professor Vasant is recently announced to co-lead the WP-Cambridge Materials Innovation Centre (WP-CAMMIC), a newly-established Cambridge research centre working to develop next-generation batteries and battery materials, one of the major technological hurdles in the...


Read more at: Prof Vasant to present keynote talk at "Decarbonisation and Net-Zero Target 2050 for manufacturing industry" webinar

Prof Vasant to present keynote talk at "Decarbonisation and Net-Zero Target 2050 for manufacturing industry" webinar

18 January 2022

Following on from COP26, NISCO Centre of the University of Leicester will host a series of webinar on "Decarbonisation and Net-Zero Target 2050 for manufacturing industry". Our first seminar is on Decarbonisation and Net-Zero Target 2050 for Steel Industry which will be held online via "Zoom" on 9 February 2022 at 10:30am...


Read more at: Prof Vasant and Minfei presented at Li-ION 2021

Prof Vasant and Minfei presented at Li-ION 2021

5 December 2021

Professor Vasant Kumar recently presented at Li-ION 2021 international conference from December 1-3, 2021, joinly hosted by the Open University and IIT Hyderabad, and supported by Indian Goverment Department of Science and Technology, Royal Academy of Engineering, UKIERI, and many others. Professor Vasant's invited talk on...


Read more at: Minfei won the Best Poster Award at IBA 2021

Minfei won the Best Poster Award at IBA 2021

30 October 2021

MCG Ph.D. candidate Minfei was awarded the Best Poster Award by Professor Andy Xueliang Sun at the International Battery Materials Association IBA 2021 Annual Meeting (IBA 2021), at Xiamen, China, October 24 - 29, 2021. Minfei's presentation on Li metal anode protection is a collabrative project between the University of...


Read more at: Welcome Francisco on board!

Welcome Francisco on board!

13 October 2021

The MCG is happy and excited to have Francisco on board! Francisco recently joins the group as PDRA, working on industrial implementation of sustainable synthesis methods for the production of high-performance inorganic material for different applications. He obatined his PhD from Imperial College London, before that...


Read more at: Minfei presented at the 240th ECS Meeting

Minfei presented at the 240th ECS Meeting

6 October 2021

MCG Ph.D. candidate Minfei recently gave a poster along with a recorded 12 min talk at the 240th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting. Minfei's presentation titled "Stabilizing Lithium Anode Via Separator Engineering and in-Situ Electrolyte Additive Tuned SEI" was a collabrative work between the University of Cambridge...