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Earth Institute Research Projects

Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage (BEES)

Lead PI: Alissa Park

Unit Affiliation: Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy (LCSE)

March 2019 - February 2022
Active
Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: To develop fundamental understanding of: (i) solvation and transport properties; (ii) electrode-electrolyte interfaces; and (iii) electron transfer reactions in deep eutectic solvents and soft nanoparticle electrolytes.

SPONSOR:

Department of Energy

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$3,177,847

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Columbia Engineering

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Brookhaven National Laboratory; Case Western Reserve University; CUNY Hunter College; New York University; University of Notre Dame; University of Tennessee; University of Texas at Austin

WEBSITE:

https://science.osti.gov/bes/efrc/Centers/BEES

KEYWORDS

synthesis (novel materials) materials and chemistry by design charge transport electrocatalysis electrical energy storage

THEMES

Decarbonizing the Planet