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Gain the skills to scale up battery innovations.
Learn the fundamentals of battery cell manufacturing. Understand energy storage technologies and learn the skills to scale up innovation. Through hands-on sessions in the University of Michigan Battery Lab and instruction from faculty and industry experts, you will gain exposure to the aspects of building a battery from start to finish.
Through multiple learning methods, participants gain insight into the various aspects of battery manufacturing, including:
- Design and safety
- Mixing and rheology
- Introduction to Battery Design and Safety
- Mixing and Rheology
- Battery Electrochemistry
- Hands on in the Battery Lab: Slurry Preparation and Coating
- Intro to Battery Packs and BMS
- Intro to Solid-state Battery Chemistries
- Hands on in the Battery Lab: Coating, Calendering, Cell Assembly
- Overview of Battery Testing
- Cell Safety and Nail Penetration Demonstration
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Engineers, chemists, and material scientists will benefit from this course. Professionals from companies developing batteries for automotive, consumer products, and grid-scale store will find Battery Manufacturing especially useful.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BATTERY LAB
Dedicated in fall 2013, the Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility is a space developed in cooperation with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Ford Motor Company. This lab enables industry and university researcher collaboration on developing cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.
Bart Bartlett, PhD
- Professor of Chemistry, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
- UMEI Associate Director of Science and Technology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
LARRY BECK, PHD
- Energy Storage Consultant
GREG LESS, PhD
- Senior Laboratory Manager, U-M Battery Lab, Energy Institute
Jeff Sakamoto, PhD
- Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Tal Sholklapper, PhD
- CEO and Co-Founder, Voltaiq
JASON SIEGEL, PHD
- Associate Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
BERNHARD STALDER, PHD
- Senior Technologist Battery Solutions, Bühler AG