NASA, Kennedy Space Center, Ricardo Engineering (HALO dynamic wireless charging), DigiGroup (Smart Cities planning)

Advanced Graphene Battery Technology

Goals

For students to learn the theory and gain the skills necessary to fabricate next-gen batteries for EVs, spacecraft, and Smart Cities infrastructure.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Fabrication of graphene-based coin cell batteries to compare to market standard Li-ion batteries will be a focus of the class. Performance testing, lifetime and stability testing, and the integration of next-gen storage devices will be research topics.

Methods and Technologies

  • Battery Assembly and Testing
  • Epitaxial Thin Film Growth and Characterization
  • Electrical and Mechanical Testing

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Design
  • Business Administration
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Physics

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

10:10-11:00

Day: 

Wed

Location: 

Klaus 1440

Team Advisors

Seung Woo Lee

Sponsor(s)

NASA, Kennedy Space Center, Ricardo Engineering (HALO dynamic wireless charging), DigiGroup (Smart Cities planning)