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2021 Laureate Profile: Professor Zaiping Guo

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Professor Zaiping Guo

Administering Organisation: University of Wollongong

Fellowship project summary

FL210100050: Interfacial design and engineering for high-performance batteries. 

This Fellowship aims to design the next generation of batteries - for use in portable devices, electric vehicles and smart grids - that will overcome the energy density, cycle life, and safety issues, and will contribute to a more sustainable future. This comprehensive and ground-breaking research program combines experiment and theory of electrode/electrolyte interfacial behaviour with materials engineering, to develop a toolkit of new battery design principles. The program expects to deliver high energy-density batteries with outstanding safety profiles and extended cycle lives. These outcomes would revolutionise battery technologies and position Australia as a global leader in the critical transition to a decarbonised economy.

Australian Research Council funding: $ 3,263,000

Find out more about Professor Guo and their research areas of interest to date by visiting their profile page on The University of Adelaide's website.

For further information about this funding scheme, please visit the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme page.

Image credit: The University of Wollongong 

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