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Award: Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Mar 15, 2021   |   by Catha Mayor Lamm   |   Dartmouth Engineer

Photo courtesy Jason Liu.

AB/BE candidate Jason Liu ’21 has been named the 2020-21 Mazilu Engineering Research Fellow to support his work with Professor Fiona Li to build safer, more efficient battery systems.

“I am honored to be this year’s Mazilu Fellow to tackle the challenges of electrochemical energy storage,” says Liu. “Fast-growing industries involving mobile electronic devices, electric vehicles, and renewable energy generation require stricter performance and safety guidelines for batteries of the future. Professor Li’s work on synthesizing solid electrolytes to develop safe, cost-effective, and high-energy solid-state batteries tackles these demands and has inspired me to delve into the world of energy storage.”

He adds: “With how impactful advancements in energy storage can be for our growing energy-consuming society, I am excited to use the electrical and energy engineering skills I have developed at Thayer.”

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