ECS Detroit Section Hosts “Innovative Materials and Electrochemical Technologies in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Solid State Battery, and other Electrochemical Devices”

Register for Dr. Gong Liang Li’s November 14 seminar

Join the ECS Detroit Section for Dr. Gong Liang Li’s presentation, “Innovative materials and electrochemical technologies in solid oxide fuel cell, solid state battery, and other electrochemical devices,” on November 14, 2023.

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Niterra, the world’s leading ignition and sensor specialist, is a company with its eyes set firmly on the future. By leveraging its expertise in ceramics, the company is placing itself at the forefront of future mobility, energy and environment, and medical device development. Niterra has pursued research and development on LLZO oxide-based ceramic electrolyte battery technology with a focus on providing a wider operating temperature range and higher safety. The choice of oxide eliminates the risk of combustion or hazardous gas leakage. At the same time, Niterra has been developing a unique capability of non-sintering the oxide-based electrolytes, instead of the common practice of sintering. Niterra will be able to provide LLZO powder and composite film materials for current and future battery manufacturing. Morimura SOFC is a majority-owned subsidiary of the Niterra Group. Recently, the company successfully began the commercialization of an SOFC system for residential and industry application. SOFC is an electrochemical conversion technology that produces electricity directly from oxidizing a fuel. Morimura SOFC’s SOFC system has the highest energy efficiency and plays a greater role in reducing carbon emissions.

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Student posters

Students are encouraged to present posters. The event will showcase up to three posters. The first three students to contact event organizers via about presenting their work receive $100 and one year of free access to ECS Detroit Section events.

Event details

Title: “Innovative materials and electrochemical technologies in solid oxide fuel cell, solid state battery, and other electrochemical devices”

Speaker: Dr. Gong Liang Li
Senior Manger

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Schedule: 1800h Posters and Dinner | 1900h Speaker

Location: Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.
35555 W. 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3139

Professionals: USD $20
Students: USD $10
Registration includes dinner

Pre-registration is required.

Registration deadline: Monday, November 13, 2023

Dr. Gong Liang Li

Dr. Gong Liang Li

Dr. Gong Liang Li is Senior Manager at Niterra Venture Company (formerly known as NGK-NTK) in North America. He graduated from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1997 with a PhD in Ceramic Materials and Engineering. Dr. Li joined Niterra group as a Senior Scientist in 2000. Over the last 20 years, his career with both Niterra Japan and Niterra U.S. has focused on new technology and business development in the areas of energy, environment, and medical devices. Dr. Li was a key player in the successful commercialization of Niterra’s oxygen concentrator, solid oxide fuel cell, and biosensor and breath analysis for asthma patient care. Since 2013, Dr. Li has served as Senior Manager in the Niterra Corporate New Business Team and Niterra Venture Lab. He initiated and led several joint projects with U.S. startups in the business areas of respiratory therapy and patient care, renewable energy, and solid state batteries.

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