Research conducted in the BATT CAVE is designed to discover new materials, challenge fundamental electrochemical theories and develop mechanistic modeling for developing alternative battery types.

Battery safety testing
Autonomous surface vessels for infrastructure inspection
Wireless power transfer for rail application
Autonomous, connected vehicles for smart cities
Unmanned aerial systems using real-time wind velocity sensing

Battery research expertise areas:

Lithium-ion research and development of new battery materials and chemistries
Multiphysics modeling to solve safety and durability issues
Design/integration with automobiles, airplanes, space centers, computers and more
EV charging infrastructure
Power electronics for motor drive systems

Autonomous Vehicles

Battery Safety and Optimization

Materials Science and Electrochemical Engineering for Energy Storage