Highlights include Newsweek and The Conversation.
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 7-11
Next-gen electric vehicle batteries: These are the questions we still need to answer
University of Michigan researchers lay out hurdles for tech that could double EV range.
Range-doubling lithium metal batteries ‘build themselves’ in lithium ion manufacturing machinery
Lithium metal solid-state batteries can provide a safer, more powerful alternative to the current standard.
Powering robots: biomorphic batteries could provide 72 times more energy than stand-alone cells
The researchers compare them to fat deposits in living creatures.
Cartilage could be key to safe ‘structural batteries’
The new prototype cells can run for more than 100 cycles at 90 percent capacity and withstand hard impacts and even stabbing.
U-M faculty to pursue battery breakthroughs as part of nationwide initiative
Two Michigan Engineering professors are involved in ambitious research to develop next-generation batteries.