News

University helps lead way to better lithium batteries

By Eric Coker On Sep 18, 2009

...experience is unsurpassed on the team, as he is credited with developing the lithium-ion battery while working with Exxon in the 1970s. The lithium-ion battery is now used on devices...… Read more

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Chemist named to national academy

By John Brhel On Feb 9, 2018

Binghamton researcher M. Stanley Whittingham has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for pioneering contributions to battery technologies. Whittingham is one of 83 new members and 16 foreign...… Read more

Features

Improving cell phones, one drop at a time

By Brett Vermilyea On Jul 25, 2011

...try to understand the best way to rearrange the chip location, model shape, battery position, battery size,” Park says. The battery alone offers numerous possibilities. “With the same amount of...… Read more

News

Federal grant boosts smart energy research

By Katie Ellis On Jun 19, 2014

...Finding that sort of structure is a crucial aspect of hybrid electric cars because consumers would expect a battery to last 10 years or so. The less battery materials change...… Read more

Faculty

Chemist contributes to ‘green’ technology

By Krisy Gashler On Oct 31, 2013

...fires. One future alternative is the lithium oxygen (air) battery. Dimitrov estimates that, once developed, the lithium oxygen battery will store 10 times the energy of a similar-sized lithium ion....… Read more

Students

Grad student aims to better understand batteries

By Kenny Berkowitz On Dec 8, 2015

In theory, you should be able to fully recharge a lithium ion battery as many times as you want. But in reality, there’s less power each time you recharge, and...… Read more

Features

Center of Excellence gains new home

By Research Advancement On Oct 23, 2014

...harvesting and storage. “We have provided infrastructure that will catalyze the advancements already being made by our researchers in the areas of microelectronics, data center energy optimization, battery storage, autonomous...… Read more