CELEST Kick-off meeting at HIU
The Kick-off meeting of CELEST and the first general assembly of its members took place at the HIU, Ulm. The CELEST members elected the spokespersons of the three research areas, actively discussed joint projects and decided on future activities and strategies for the research platform.
HIU prepares for the future
At the two-day biennial meeting with 120 participants, the researchers presented their research results of the last two years and discussed and decided on the direction for the future.
Largest Battery Research Platform in Germany
The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Ulm University (UUlm) and the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) strengthen their collaboration in the area of Electrochemical Energy Storage. Founded on Jan 1, 2018, the Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage Ulm-Karlsruhe (CELEST) plans, prepares and organizes new joint endeavors in research, teaching, development and technology transfer.
Delegation of the ECS Student Chapter Munich visits ECS Student Chapter Ulm
On May 2nd, a delegation of 10 members of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Student Chapter of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) visited Ulm´s ECS Student Chapter, which is the youngest and -after Munich- the second student chapter of the ECS in Germany.
Cheaper, safer, further? - Perspectives in electromobility
The transition to renewable energy challenges battery researchers to develop suitable energy storage technologies. Lithium-ion batteries are currently the most widely used battery technology for various applications, including electric vehicles.
Recent publication in Nature Reviews Materials
Especially, lithium and cobalt are fundamental components of present lithium-ion batteries. A recent analysis of a research team led by Dr. Daniel Buchholz and Prof. Dr. Stefano Passerini shows that the availability of both elements could become seriously critical.
Montaha Anjass awarded the Mileva Einstein Marić Prize 2017
Last Friday, February 2, Montaha Anjass was officially awarded the Mileva Einstein Marić Prize 2017 by the University of Ulm as part of dies academicus 2018.
Research at HIU strengthens zinc as an alternative anode material over graphite
A research team led by Dr. Alberto Varzi and Prof. Dr. Stefano Passerini strengthens, with his recently published research, the importance of Zinc as an alternative anode material.