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Faculty of Science Bicentennial Lecture

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Ondaatje Theatre, Dalhousie University

Marion McCain 6135 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

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Faculty of Science Bicentennial Lecture
A special edition of the Environment, Sustainability, and Society Lecture Series


OUR ENERGY FUTURE: LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES AND ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE

Jeff Dahn

National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada/Tesla-Canada Industrial Research Chair, 2017 Gerhard Herzberg Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Award Winner, and Physics Professor at Dalhousie University

Jeff Dahn is an award-winning scientist recognized as one of the world’s pioneering developers of the lithium-ion battery now used in portable electronics, power tools, electric vehicles and large scale energy storage. In 2016 he began a 5-year research partnership with Tesla and NSERC, marking the first time Tesla partnered with a university scientist. In this lecture Dr. Dahn will highlight Dalhousie and Canadian contributions to the science and technology of the lithium-ion batteries that help with society’s transformation to renewable energy and electrical vehicle use.


DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 PM
Reception to follow.


Presented by the Faculty of Science, in partnership with the College of Sustainability, to celebrate Dalhousie University’s 200th Anniversary.

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