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Low Capital Cost Aluminum Battery


Term:

Spring

Department:

3: Materials Science and Engineering

Faculty Supervisor:

Professor Donald Sadoway

Faculty email:

dsadoway@mit.edu

Apply by:

02/11/2020

Contact:

Ji Zhao, jizhao@mit.edu

Project Description

Development of a new electrolyte to extend the lifetime of the battery and discover new chemistry and cell design optimization. This work may possibly result in a new patent, research papers and a possibly a new spin-out company in one or two years.

Pre-requisites

Experience in electrochemistry and wet lab skills preferred. We would also prefer that the student stay on this project for at least one year.