home › event - the arpa-e innovation model: a glimpse into the future of automotive battery technology

EVENT:

 

 

The ARPA-E Innovation Model: A Glimpse into the Future of Automotive Battery Technology
PARC Forum

21 March 2013
5:00-6:30pm (5:00-6:00 presentation and Q&A, followed by networking until 6:30)
George E. Pake Auditorium, PARC
map/ directions

about PARC forum
 

description

The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) focuses on funding game-changing R&D aimed at reducing U.S. foreign energy dependence and emissions. ARPA-E has made a strong commitment to support breakthrough energy storage technologies that can accelerate the mass adoption of electrified vehicles.  This presentation will highlight the range of ARPA-E's efforts in this area, offering a glimpse into the ARPA-E innovation model and the future of automotive battery technology.

presenter(s)

Ilan Gur is a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). His technical focus areas include: electrical and thermal energy storage, advanced battery management, solar energy, and new materials for energy conversion and storage.  Dr. Gur also serves as a senior advisor helping lead ARPA-E's Technology-to-Market effort, which focuses on preparing breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market.

Dr. Gur has spent his career developing and commercializing clean energy technologies based on advances in materials science. Prior to ARPA-E, Dr. Gur served as a co-founder and director of Seeo, Inc., a venture-backed lithium battery start-up, bringing the company from lab-stage chemistry innovation to one of the top emerging startups in the sector. Previously, as a Ph.D. research fellow at U.C., Berkeley, Dr. Gur developed a new class of low-cost photovoltaics based on printed semiconductors. This work served as the basis for Solexant, a company commercializing the technology for grid-parity solar power.

Dr. Gur holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.  He serves as an occasional member of the professional faculty at Berkeley's Haas School of Business, where he has worked to develop and promote curricula that tie together science, market, and policy considerations for advancement of new technologies.

 

upcoming events   view all 

Next Frontier of AI
Tolga Kurtoglu
3 May 2017 - 4 May 2017 | Istanbul, Turkey
Conferences & Talks  

Tutorial: Printing 3D Functional Objects and Devices
14 May 2017
Conferences & Talks  

Defining Your IoT Strategy: Executives as IoT Adoption Influencers (panel)
Markus Larsson, Speaker
17 May 2017 | Santa Clara, CA
Conferences & Talks  

Thinking About Security and Privacy with AI and ML (panel)
Raj Minhas, Moderator
17 May 2017 | Santa Clara, CA
Conferences & Talks