Topic: John Goodenough

Goodenough Receives Prestigious Global Innovation Prize

Oct. 13, 2015
John B. Goodenough

John B. Goodenough will receive the Samson Prize, totaling $1 million. It is the world’s largest monetary prize awarded in the field of alternative fuels and is granted to scientists who have made critical advancements.

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New Cathode Material Discovered for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Sept. 24, 2015
John Goodenough

Professor John Goodenough, the inventor of the lithium-ion battery, and his team have identified a new cathode material, presenting a significant advancement in the race to develop a commercially viable sodium-ion battery.

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Raise the (Solar) Roof: Students Building Solar Home

Feb. 23, 2015
Raise the (Solar) Roof: Students Building Solar Home

UT students were selected to design a solar-powered home for a U.S. Department of Energy competition. "Nexushaus" will address broad sustainability and affordability issues, and it's only one of the solar projects powered by Longhorns.

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Five Great UT Ideas

Sept. 8, 2014
Five Great UT Ideas

From 3-D printing to a battery used by millions, these inventions from UT researchers are worth knowing about. 

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UT Austin's John B. Goodenough Wins Engineering's Highest Honor for Pioneering Lithium-Ion Battery

Jan. 6, 2014

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will bestow John B. Goodenough of The University of Texas at Austin with the highest honor in the engineering profession for the groundbreaking creation of the lithium-ion battery.

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