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Learn the Key Skills Needed to Scale Up Battery Innovations
This four-day course covers the fundamentals of battery cell manufacturing, giving you an understanding of energy storage technologies and teaching you the skills to scale up battery innovations at your organization. Through hands-on sessions in the University of Michigan Battery Lab and instruction from faculty and industry experts, you will gain exposure to the aspects of building a battery from start to finish.
- Introduction to Battery Design and Safety
- Mixing and Rheology
- Battery Electrochemistry
- Hands on in the Battery Lab: Slurry Preparation and Coating
- Intro to Battery Packs and BMS
- Intro to Solid-state battery chemistries
- Hands on in the Battery Lab: Coating, Calendering, Cell Assembly
- Overview of Battery Testing
- Cell Safety and Nail Penetration Demonstration
Through multiple learning methods, participants will gain insight into the various aspects related to battery manufacturing, including design and safety, mixing and rheology, electrochemistry, and testing. The course combines classroom instruction with experience building batteries in the University of Michigan Battery Lab.
Who should attend
Participants in this unique program will gain the key skills needed to scale up battery innovations. Engineers, chemists, and material scientists will benefit from this course, particularly those that work for companies developing batteries for a range of applications: automotive, consumer products, grid-scale storage, and more.