Battery Safety Science Symposium

Electrochemical Safety

The Battery Safety Science Symposium culminates a year of webinars in which the Electrochemical Safety team brought together a broad range of experts to examine and address various safety-related topics and innovations in batteries. Our team's focus on battery safety serves the UL mission by conducting scientific studies and disseminating the learnings to drive safe, reliable, innovative designs to meet the world’s increasing and diverse energy demands. Presented by experts in the field of batteries, the webinar series has been a valuable educational tool in informing and supporting a global audience.

The Symposium will convene eminent experts in the field of batteries to present advancements and new learnings with a focus on safety. From new materials studies to safety-related research, the symposium will provide a unique opportunity to look at what the future holds for the battery industry and the areas that need to be further explored to make this form of energy storage safer. 


8:30-8:40 a.m. - Opening Remarks


Dr. Christopher Cramer - About the Speaker

8:40-8:50 a.m. - Introduction to the Symposium


Dr. Judy Jeevarajan - About the Speaker

8:50-10:30 a.m. - Session I - Recent Advances:  Safety Perspective


Dr. Joshua Lamb - About the Speaker

Dr. Rachel Carter - About the Speaker

Dr. Sagar Mitra - About the Speaker

Dr. Partha Mukherjee - About the Speaker

10:30-11:30 a.m. - Session II - Novel Electrode Materials:  The Future


Dr. Arumugam Manthiram - About the Speaker

Dr. Sarbajit Banarjee - About the Speaker

11:30-12:00 p.m. - Lunch Break

12:00-1:00 p.m. - Keynote Address - Lithium Batteries:  Future Trends and the Energy/Safety Trade-off


Dr. Stanley Whittingham - About the Speaker

1:00-3:00 p.m. - Session III - Empirical and Modeling Studies:  New Insights


Dr. Venkat Viswanathan - About the Speaker

Dr. Ankur Jain - About the Speaker

Dr. Jeff Dahn - About the Speaker

Dr. Gleb Yushin - About the Speaker

Dr. Rana Mohtadi - About the Speaker

3:05-4:10 p.m. - Session IV - What's New in Standards and Regulations


Mr. George A. Kerchner - About the Speaker

Mr. Howard D. Hopper - About the Speaker

Mr. Brian O'Connor P.E. - About the Speaker

Mr. Manjunath Vittala Rao - About the Speaker

4:10-4:20 p.m. - Concluding Remarks


Dr. Christopher Cramer

4:20 p.m. - Closing Remarks and Acknowledgements


Dr. Judy Jeevarajan

Battery Safety Science Symposium
Limited Access
11 August 2021 8:30 AM CDT

Virtual Webinar

United States