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Scientists at UC San Diego Receive $10M Department of Energy Grant to Promote Battery Recycling

December 8, 2022

A team including scientists at the University of California San Diego has been chosen to lead a $10M project to promote battery recycling and reuse. It’s part of a $74M award from the United States Department of Energy program on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Power to the Batteries

May 21, 2015

Power to the Batteries New center promises better batteries for low-carbon future Better solar panels and wind turbines are important to helping ensure a low-carbon future. But they are not enough. The energy from these intermittent sources must be stored, managed, converted and accessed when it’s needed most. And the…

Supercomputing Our Way to Better Materials

May 22, 2014

…to build more energy-efficient technologies. The crisis of global climate change demands a faster and better answer. Ong was recently awarded a prestigious “Early Career” research award from the U.S. Department of Energy to apply his supercomputing approach to the challenge. Rechargeable batteries are ubiquitous in every aspect of modern…

UC San Diego Part of New DOE Consortium to Revolutionize Electric Car Battery Performance

August 5, 2016

…to almost triple the energy packed in electric car batteries and make them smaller, lighter and less expensive. This would allow manufacturers to make more affordable electric vehicles that can travel two to three times farther.

Healable Cathode Could Unlock Potential of Solid-state Lithium-sulfur Batteries

March 6, 2024

UC San Diego engineers developed a cathode material for lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries that is healable and highly conductive, overcoming longstanding challenges of traditional sulfur cathodes. The advance holds promise for bringing more energy dense and low-cost Li-S batteries closer to market.

Nanoengineer Honored for Fundamental Research on Battery Materials

October 7, 2016

…fields of electrochemistry, electrochemical engineering, or solid-state science and technology.

Researchers Determine Optimum Pressure to Improve the Performance of Lithium Metal Batteries

October 18, 2021

A team of materials scientists and chemists has determined the proper stack pressure that lithium metal batteries, or LMBs, need to be subjected to during battery operation in order to produce optimal performance.

Scientists at UC San Diego Introduce a Battery for Extreme Temperatures

December 21, 2022

A team of nanoengineers, including a group from UC San Diego, has published groundbreaking research on batteries built to deliver high-power output under the hottest and coldest conditions. This work provides insights into the electrolyte design for extreme-temperature batteries.

Ultrasound device improves charge time and run time in lithium batteries

February 18, 2020

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed an ultrasound-emitting device that brings lithium metal batteries, or LMBs, one step closer to commercial viability. Although the research team focused on LMBs, the device can be used in any battery, regardless of chemistry.

UC San Diego Selected as Energy Storage North America 2016 Innovation Award Winner

October 18, 2016

The campus was recognized for its innovation and leadership in energy storage, winning in the “Mobility” category for a project that combines the fastest electric vehicle charging technology, second-life battery energy storage and integration of solar energy.

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