News Archive

03-2023: BIG-MAP present at IBA2023 meeting: The IBA2023 meeting hosted in Austin by Prof. Arumugam Manthiram, both Sandrine Lyonnard and Robert Dominko gave invited talks. Fruitful interactions and interesting discussions followed!

02-2023: Biannual project meeting for BIG-MAP in Barcelona: In february the BIG-MAP community had the biannual meeting which included updates and results from the partners within the different workpackages.

The in-person participants for the Biannual project meeting

01-2023: New BIGMAP publication in Joule: Design of workflow for crosstalk detection and lifetime deviation onset in Li-ion batteries by Valentin Meunier, Matheus Leal De Souza, Mathieu Morcrette, Alexis Grimaud

12-2022: New BIGMAP publication in Chemistry Europe: Electrochemistry Visualization Tool to Support the Electrochemical Analysis of Batteries by Matheus Leal De Souza, Marc Duquesnoy, Dr. Mathieu Morcrette, Prof. Dr. Alejandro A. Franco

2022: M Rosa Palacin – awarded. Award by the French Chemical Society to a Spanish Chemist. It will be officially delivered during the next meeting of the society in June.

2022: The first ever PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) HPC Excellence Award has been awarded to a team led by Professor Nicola Marzari, head of Theory and Simulation of Materials at EPFL's School of Engineering and Materials Simulations at PSI, and director of NCCR MARVEL.
Professor Nicola Marzari
Professor Nicola Marzari

07-06-2022: Prof Clare Grey is appointed "Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)" for her work on rechargeable batteries, including lithium and sodium ion batteries, to improve their charging and discharging speeds, and their storage capacity, to meet the demand in transport applications, for storage and load-levelling on the electrical grid.

07-06-2022: Prof Peter Bruce is appointed "Knight Bachelor (Kt)" for his work to develop a fundamental understanding of the properties of materials and the processes taking place in batteries, and to use this knowledge to improve performance. 

05-2021: New BIG-MAP publication in Advanced Energy Materials: Towards better and smarter batteries by combining AI with multisensory and self-healing approaches by T. Vegge, J.‐M. Tarascon, K. Edström

10-2020: Interview "Fremtidens batterier" in EUindblik 

15-09-2020: Jean-Marie Tarascon is the 2020 Balzan Prizewinner for Environmental Challenges: Materials Science for Renewable Energy

09-09-2020: Press release: BATTERY 2030+ – large-scale European initiative for battery research starts up

04-09-2020: Clare Grey is awarded the Royal Society Hughes Medal for her pioneering work in energy

09-2020: Hvorfor har vi travlt med at udvikle nye batterier, Dynamo no. 62 p. 22
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