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Conversations with scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators. Let's Talk is hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Underwriters Laboratories.

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Conversations with scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators. Let's Talk is hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Underwriters Laboratories.

    Let's Talk! Fire Safety of Lithium-ion Batteries

    Let's Talk! Fire Safety of Lithium-ion Batteries

    Prof. Ya-Ting T. Liao, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, talks about the different fire safety hazards and risks associated with lithium-ion batteries.

    • 16 min
    Let’s Talk! Green Hydrogen Technology for a Global Perspective

    Let’s Talk! Green Hydrogen Technology for a Global Perspective

    Brett A. Perlman serves as the CEO of the Center for Houston’s Future, a nonprofit organization working to address matters of the highest importance to the long-term future of the greater Houston region. In this podcast, he shares his insights about green hydrogen technology from a global perspective.

    • 15 min
    Let's Talk! Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain Database

    Let's Talk! Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain Database

    Dr. Ahmad Pesaran from National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) describes the Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain Database that was developed to include North American companies involved in all aspects of the lithium-ion battery supply chain.

    • 20 min
    Let’s Talk! Energy Storage Systems for Aerospace Applications

    Let’s Talk! Energy Storage Systems for Aerospace Applications

    Penni Dalton, Former ISS EPS Battery Subsystem Manager​, NASA Glenn Research Center​, discusses the characteristics of Nickel-Hydrogen batteries in the Electric Power System (EPS) onboard the International Space Station (ISS), their replacement process for lithium-ion batteries, and the safety aspects of both battery chemistries.

    • 22 min
    Let's Talk! The Next Generation of all Solid-State Batteries

    Let's Talk! The Next Generation of all Solid-State Batteries

    Kevin Wujcik, Chief Technology Officer at Blue Current, talks to our host regarding solid state batteries.

    • 15 min
    Let's Talk! Battery Aging and Fault Detection

    Let's Talk! Battery Aging and Fault Detection

    Professor Anna Stefanopoulou from University of Michigan talks to us about her group’s work on battery management and control, physics-based modeling of lithium-ion battery degradation, and the challenges and new opportunities in the field. She also talks about the detection of faults in lithium-ion batteries in field use, and how reliable detection of faults can help to mitigate the outcome of a potential thermal runaway event. Moreover, Prof. Stefanopoulou highlights how engineers work...

    • 22 min

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