The Battery Inside Out

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What is a battery? How were they invented? How does a modern battery work? How to make batteries sustainable? Our panel of experts takes a deep dive into the world of batteries.
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This discussion was generously supported by the Faraday Institution.

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Serena Corr is Professor and Chair in Functional Nanomaterials at the University of Sheffield, as a joint appointment between the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on the design, synthesis and characterization of functional nanomaterials in particular for applications in energy storage, with an emphasis on understanding their intimate structure-property interplay.

Simon Moores is Managing Director of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, a price assessment and market advisory company for lithium ion batteries and energy storage supply chains.

David Greenwood leads the Advanced Propulsion Systems team at WMG which covers a wide remit of related areas within Energy Storage (Battery Systems); Energy Conversion (Electric Machines; Power Electronics); and Energy Management.

Judith Richardson is Global Purchasing Director, Electrical Propulsion, at Jaguar Land Rover.

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