Let’s Talk! is a podcast series hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at UL Research Institutes. The series aims to hear the views and learn from scientists, researchers and subject matter experts about specific areas of interest in the energy storage sector and to share the knowledge with our collaborators.
Industrial Research Jobs in the Energy Storage Field, with Dr. Steve Harris
Dr. Steve Harris, research chemist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, highlights the advantages of working in industry from the point of view of research and how it is possible to build a bridge between industry and academia.
Battery Energy Storage Systems, with Sharon Bonesteel
ESS Codes & Safety Team Leader at Salt River Project chats with us about battery energy storage systems while going over the requirements, needs for timely standards, updates, and safety issues, as well as ways to improve overall safety.
High Quality and Safety in Lithium-ion Cell and Battery Manufacturing, with Takefumi Inoue
The general manager of the Industrial Li-ion Battery Department at GS Yuasa International Ltd., discusses different design stages and how standards ensure safety and quality of cells and batteries during their manufacturing.
Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling, with Dr. Steven Sloop
The president and founder of OnTo Technology highlights how the rapidly growing lithium-ion battery industry needs advanced recycling to reduce the costs and support the production of new batteries.
Advancing Global Safety Through Standards, with Sonya Bird
The director of international standards for Underwriters Laboratories sits down with us to talk about the value of standards and standardization and the importance of diversity in standards and gender-responsive standards.