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EC Power Featured in Groundbreaking Journal Publication

EC Power has recently been featured in The Journal of the Electrochemical Society as part of a groundbreaking Li-ion battery study. Dr. Christian E. Shaffer is the second author of “In-situ measurement of current distribution in a Li-ion cell”, in which current density distribution is measured from within a large-format pouch cell during discharge. This…
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2013 begins with an exciting new addition to our staff!

EC Power is excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Puneet Sinha, for the role of Vice President of Business Development. Dr. Sinha spent the last 5 years  as a Research Scientist in the Electrochemical Energy Research Lab at General Motors, and brings a wealth of firsthand industry experience to EC Power. Dr. Sinha graduated…
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EC Power invited to present at Battery Safety 2012 Conference in Las Vegas

Dr. Christian Shaffer, Chief Operating Officer of EC Power, will speak at The Knowledge Foundation Battery Safety 2012 Conference in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, December 7, 2012.  Dr. Shaffer’s topic will be  “Safety Analysis and Design of Lithium-ion Battery EV Pack through Computer Simulation.” EC Power has developed revolutionary tools for the accurate simulation…
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EC Power to participate in DOE EV Everywhere Grand Challenge Battery Workshop

Dr. Christian Shaffer, EC Power COO, has been invited to participate in the DOE EV Everywhere Grand Challenge Battery Workshop in Chicago, IL July 26, 2012.   Dr. Shaffer will be a member of a select group of 30–40 Electric Vehicle Battery Leaders from around the United States discussing the battery performance and cost goals of…
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EC Power’s Dr. Christian Shaffer speaks at 2012 DOE Annual Merit Review

EC Power’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Christian Shaffer, delivered a review of EC Power’s DOE CAEBAT program activities over the past year.  The talk, titled, “Development of Cell/Pack Level Models for Automotive Li-Ion Batteries with Experimental Validation,” was presented Tuesday, May 15th at 3:15pm, as part of the 2012 Department of Energy’s Annual Merit Review (http://www.annualmeritreview.energy.gov/).  EC Power’s…
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EC Power to Commercialize Energy Dense Li-ion Battery

EC Power is working to commercialize an energy dense Li-ion battery in 18650 cylindrical cell format, by integrating new classes of nanocomposite electrode materials using a novel fabrication process. The cell will incorporate a high capacity Si-carbon anode, developed by Dr. Donghai Wang at The Pennsylvania State University, and a layered metal oxide high voltage…
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EC Power partnered with PSU in $5 M DOE Grant

State College, PA:  19 Aug 2011;  EC Power LLC has been selected as a major partner with The Pennsylvania State University in a $5 Million contract awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE).  The contract funds are part of awards totaling more than $175 Million for DOE’s Advanced Vehicle Technology Program.  The project will entail…
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Kou pens new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society

A new catalyst design utilizing metal nanoparticles and graphene may lead to longer lasting fuel cells, according to a recently published article in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, whose first author, Dr. Rong Kou, is a Senior Scientist at EC Power.  The article, titled “Stabilization of Electrocatalytic Metal Nanoparticles at Metal-Metal Oxide-Graphene Triple…
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