Topic: Batteries

University of Texas at Austin Honors World-Changing Achievements of Two Faculty Inventors

Dec. 2, 2011

Event: The first University of Texas at Austin Inventor of the Year Awards, honoring professors John Goodenough and Adam Heller.

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The University of Texas at Austin Announces Agreement for Rechargeable Battery Patents with Hydro-Quebec

July 13, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin has announced an agreement with Canada-based Hydro-Quebec for lithium-ion material technology invented and patented by Dr. John Goodenough, a world-renowned scientist at the university.

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Enhanced Electrical Energy Storage May Result from Research at The University of Texas at Austin

May 12, 2011

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering have created a new porous, three-dimensional carbon that can be used as a greatly enhanced supercapacitor, holding promise for energy storage in everything from energy grids and electric cars to consumer electronics.

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Electron Switch Between Molecules Points Way to New High-Powered Organic Batteries

Sept. 15, 2010

The development of new organic batteries -- lightweight energy storage devices that work without the need for toxic heavy metals -- has a brighter future now that chemists have discovered a new way to pass electrons back and forth between two molecules.

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Dr. Goodenough goes to Washington

Jan. 26, 2010
Dr. Goodenough goes to Washington

It was the first day of the spring 2010 semester and two students were in John Goodenough's office conferring about experiments and research papers. On Goodenough's desk were papers he was to referee. Later, there were classes to teach.

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