Strategic Outlook

JCESR will create transformative materials that bridge the gap from today’s technology to tomorrow’s needs, ultimately achieving a diversity of batteries for a diversity of uses and meeting multiple performance criteria simultaneously, such as cost, energy density, charging rate, lifetime, and safety.

JCESR Vision

Transform electrochemistry and energy storage with disruptive new materials and phenomena deliberately created “from the bottom up” using design principles formulated at the atomic and molecular level.

JCESR Mission

Deliver transformational new concepts and materials for electrodes, electrolytes and interfaces that will enable a diversity of high performance next-generation batteries for transportation and the grid.

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  • Technology

    JCESR’s focus has changed to building transformational materials from the bottom up, atom-by-atom and molecule-by-molecule, where each atom or molecule plays a prescribed role in producing the desired overall materials performance. We could not have done this 10 years ago when the advanced scientific tools … Read More

  • Team Approach

    JCESR is a collaborative team of engineers and scientists with very broad backgrounds. In the battery space we are now facing challenges that required a multidisciplinary approach that no single group can achieve. Made up of 18 partner institutions, JCESR’s diversity and the opportunity for … Read More

  • Renewed Focus

    JCESR has had a very successful first five years. The personal relationships we’ve formed now enable us to move forward with even more momentum. Recently, the team of more than 150 came together for its first full program meeting since renewal. As stated by the … Read More

  • Simulation and Measurement of Water-induced Liquid-liquid Phase Separation of Imidazolium Ionic Liquid Mixtures

    Computationally predicted liquid-liquid phase equilibrium confirmed by experimental measurements. Read More

  • Unified Platform for Ion Transport in Inorganic Glasses, Polymers and Composite Solid Electrolytes

    In this review paper, ion transport parameters in seemingly different solid electrolytes – glasses, polymers, and composites - were presented on a unified platform. Read More