Khalil Amine is an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and the manager of the Advanced Battery Technology team at Argonne National Laboratory, where he is responsible for directing the research and development of advanced materials and battery systems for HEV, PHEV, EV, satellite, military, and medical applications. He is also deputy director of US-China Clean Energy Research Center and serves as a committee member of the U.S. National Research Consul and U.S. Academy of Sciences.
Amine is an adjunct professor at Stanford University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and Peking University. Among his many awards, Amine is a recipient of Scientific American’s Top Worldwide 50 Researcher Award (2003), University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award (2008), U.S. Federal Laboratory Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (2009), DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Award (2013), and is the five-time recipient of the R&D 100 Award. Amine holds over 176 patents and patent applications and was the most cited scientist in the world in the field of battery technology. He serves as the president of the International Meeting on Lithium Batteries.