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UIC Energy Initiative Newsletter - September 2017

 
 
Click to know more about SISE 2017
 

 Get a recap of the crazy awesomeness that is the 7th annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) focused on transportation, specifically the theme of mobility

 

 

 

APPLYING INSIGHTS FROM THE PHARMA INNOVATION MODEL TO BATTERY COMMERCIALIZATION—PROS, CONS, AND PITFALLS

Click to get to know why US Battery Start-Ups fail & how to fix it
 

A new study published in MRS Energy & Sustainability investigates why so many of these American battery materials startups are failing under the current venture capital funding model. Leading scientists from Northwestern University and Chicago battery startup SiNode Systems team up to provide recommendations to the different stakeholders in the battery industry drawing on an unusual source of inspiration – the pharmaceutical industry

 
 
 
 
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 Join Zibin Rong (LBNL) in the discussion on high-throughput calculation screening for functional magnesium battery cathode materials, highlighting research from the recent publication, "Fast Mg2+ Diffusion in Mo3(PO4)3O for Mg Batteries

 

 
 
 
 

Technologies Transforming the Transportation System

 

 Click here to know about the arrival of new technologies that have the potential to provide new, low-cost, mobility options.

 
 
 
 
 

September 15, 2017
Midwest Energy Summit
Minneapolis

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October 1-6, 2017
ECS 232nd Meeting
Washington DC

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Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award
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Click here for online application

Applications will be accepted and awards will be granted on a rolling basis, until all slots are filled.