P.I. | Postdoctoral Researchers | Students | Alumni

Juner Zhu

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University

Executive Director & Co-Founder of the MIT-NEU Center for Battery Sustainability 

Wei Li

Associate Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, 2019-2022
Ph.D., Tsinghua University, 2019
B.S., Hunan University, 2014

Wei has been working with Dr. Zhu since 2020 on a variety of topics covering Li-ion battery safety, data-driven modeling, Scientific Machine Learning, and Li-metal anode.

Junning Jiao

Ph.D. Student

MEng, National University of Singapore, 2022
B.S., Dalian University of Technology, 2021

Junning is working on the electro-chemo-mechanics of lithium plating.  

Dhiren Arvind Rathod

Master student 

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (Material Sciences), Northeastern Univ, expected 2023
B.Sc., Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, 2019

Dhiren is developing a multi-signal experimental platform for battery health & safety monitoring.

Undergraduate trainees

Sophie Fallon

Chemical Engineering, Northeastern Univ.

Xinyu Yang

Mech + Industrial Eng, Northeastern Univ.

Nitinmanish Vallabhu

Mech + Industrial Eng, Northeastern Univ.

Ashnu Cassod

Mech + Industrial Eng, Northeastern Univ.

Blair Seo

Mech + Industrial Eng, Northeastern Univ.

Tyler Smiththro

Mech + Industrial Eng, Northeastern Univ.

Visiting scholars/students

Dhruv Jindal

B. Tech student in Production and Industrial Eng. IIT Delhi