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April 19th, 2017: John Moote – Lithium Ion Batteries: Apply Your Potential


Lithium Ion Batteries: Apply Your Potential

John Moote
Senior Chemist
GM Tech Center

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
6:00 pm – talk
Dutch-treat dinner after the meeting

University of Detroit Mercy
Chemistry Building, Room C211
4001 W. McNichols Rd.
Detroit, MI 48221

Abstract: Lithium ion batteries have become the answer for our increasing demand for portable energy, especially in transportation.  While the principle of operation is simple, the materials, chemistry, and engineering challenges present unique and complex characteristics.  Learn more about this leading edge technology, sprinkled with professional anecdotes and career tips from the speaker’s extensive experience.

Biography: John Moote is a 33-year veteran analytical chemist with tenures as a chemist and manager at BASF, a technical director at a coatings company, an electrical engineer at Daimler-Chrysler, and additional experience at three venture-capital startups involving the commercialization of new technologies.  John is currently working at General Motors characterizing lithium ion batteries in automotive applications.

Directions: A campus map with parking and building locations is available here. You are welcome to join us and the speaker for a Dutch-treat dinner at a local restaurant after the meeting.  The restaurant will be announced at the meeting.

This event is free and all are welcome to attend!