Team

P.I. | Postdoctoral Researchers | Students | Alumni

Juner Zhu

Principal Investigator

Incoming Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University

Current Research Scientist at MIT

Co-director of MIT Industrial Battery Consortium (2020-2022)

Wei Li

Postdoctoral Associate at MIT

Ph.D., Tsinghua University, 2019
B.S., Hunan University, 2014

Wei has been working in the group since 2020 at MIT on a variety of topics covering Li-ion battery safety, data-driven modeling, physics-informed neural networks, and Li-metal anode.

Avtar Singh

Postdoctoral Associate at MIT

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 2021
M.Tech., Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, India, 2016
B.Tech., Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, India, 2009

Avtar is a postdoc at MIT working on a NASA project with the group. His research focuses on the phase-field fracture of NMC cathode particles embedded in solid electrolytes.

Gerrit Ipers

Visiting Master student at MIT

M.Sc., double degree, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, expected 2022
M.
Sc., RWTH Aachen University, expected 2022
B.
Sc., RWTH Aachen University, 2019

Gerrit is visiting MIT to work with the group on his thesis on the rapid damage assessment of Li-ion battery cells with machine learning techniques.

Alumni

  • Chris Reynolds, Master student at MIT, Oct. 2019 - May 2022

  • Zhexin Pan, Visiting PhD Student at MIT from Tsinghua, Oct. 2019 - Sept. 2020

  • Tobias Sedlatschek, Visiting Master Student at MIT from RWTH Aachen University, Nov. 2019 - May 2020, finished M.S. thesis at MIT. Currently a PhD candidate at RWTH Aachen

  • Marco Miguel Koch, Visiting Master Student at MIT from RWTH Aachen University, Oct. 2018 - April 2019, finished M.S. thesis at MIT. Currently a Senior Consultant at Roland Berger