SPE Online Education
Energy Conversion and Storage
Recorded On: 09/16/2020
The world has gone through significant changes over the decades, in terms of energy consumption, energy generation and storage. Several of the technologies that are behind these changes have roots in materials development and implementation. This talk will focus on materials landscapes and challenges that have emerged over the years in tackling energy problems for the society. In particular, the impact of nanotechnology on the development of advanced materials for energy applications will be considered. Design and engineering of materials and the various paradigm changes, for example the potential impact of additive manufacturing, will be discussed. Our research group’s contributions to materials development in this field will be highlighted.
This webinar is categorized under the Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability technical discipline.
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Dr. Pulickel M. Ajayan
Founding Chair, Materials Science and Nanoengineering Department/Professor of Engineering, Rice University
Dr. Ajayan received his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University in 1989. Shortly after, he spent time at NEC Corporation in Japan and at research laboratories at the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides in Orsay and the Max-Planck-Institute fur Metallforschung in Stuttgart. Later he joined the materials science and engineering faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Currently, he is the founding chair of the Materials Science and Nanoengineering Department and Professor of Engineering at Rice University. His research interests are focused on the functional nanostructured materials for a variety of applications.
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