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Building Safe and Sustainable Batteries

Thursday, April 14 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM


FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. REGISTER BELOW! Registrants receive Zoom link to join via email immediately after registering.

Featured Speaker: 
Peng Bai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, McKelvey School of Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled great cellphones, portable power tools, and electric cars. But we also experience their limitations and witness their safety problems. What can we do to make them better? Are there more sustainable alternatives? Research in the Lab of Peng Bai at Washington University is paving new ways, following the guidance of the basic but fascinating science.

Science in St. Louis is a public science seminar series partnership program of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis and St. Louis County Library. Science in St. Louis is underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.

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Thursday, April 14
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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