CREB Semi-Annual Meeting: Commercializing Battery R&D

Friday, January 15, 2021
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Online Registration required
James Short
301 949 1285

Theme:  Commercializing Battery R&D & Getting COTS Cells in DOD Batteries

Special Guest: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen
To register for the meeting, please contact James Short, PhD, Program Administrator for the Center for Research in Extreme Batteries (

1:00—Welcome:  Professors Eric Wachsman & Chunsheng Wang

          CREB Overview, DoD Batteries from past to present to future

1:15—Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland

1:30—Set the Stage for Batteries:  Dr. Ashley Ruth, Army C5ISR Power Division

          Challenges to Army & DoD batteries

R&D Observations:

2:00—Dr. Khalil Amine, Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory

2:30—Professor Arumugam Manthiram, University of Texas at Austin

3:00—Panel:  Innovating new cell technology to meet DoD’s extreme performance needs

            Dr. Ionel Stefan, Amprius, Chief Technical Officer

            Dr. Jiang Fan, American Lithium Energy, President

            Dr. Qichao Hu, Solid Energy Systems, Founder

            Dr. Bruno Vanzieleghem, Cuberg, Technical Sales Engineer

3:40—Panel:  Lessons learned in transitioning advanced cell technology to DOD COTS battery packs

   Moderator:  Matt Hutchens (invited), Defense Logistics Agency, R&D Program Manager

            Kyle Roelofs, Bren-Tronics, Vice President Business Development

            Tom Greszler, Saft America, Cell Development R&D Manager

            Mike Manna, UltraLife, President & Energy Products

            Chris Turner, Inventus Power, Chief Technical Officer

4:20—DoD Battery Certification/Safety:  Dr. Daphne Fuentevilla, U.S. Navy Operational Energy

4:50—Closing discussions & CREB into the future:  ALL

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Audience: Public 

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