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Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University
Co-director of MIT Industrial Battery Consortium (2020-2022)
Co-PI of the MIT-NEU Center for Battery Sustainability (2023-)
Incoming Associate Research Scientist, starting 1/1/2023
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.
Incoming Ph.D. Student, starting 2023 Spring
MEng, National University of Singapore, 2022
B.S., Dalian University of Technology, 2021
Junning will join the group to pursue her Ph.D. degree in the area of electro-chemo-mechanics and batteries.
Paul Van Trotsenburg
M.Sc., Northeastern University, expected 2023 May
B.Sc., Northeastern University, 2022
Paul is working on the techno-economy of direct recycling of battery cathode materials. He is also acting as the Student Manager of the Center of Battery Sustainability and organized the first Battery Sustainability Workshop on Nov 2-3, 2022.
M.Sc. in Energy Systems, expected 2023 May
B.Sc., Texas A&M University, 2019
Zonghui works on the standardization of battery safety tests.
Gerrit Ipers, Visiting Master Student at MIT from RWTH Aachen University, June - Dec. 2022, currently at RWTH Aachen
Avtar Singh, Postdoctoral Associate at MIT, Nov. 2021 - Aug. 2022. Currently a postdoctoral researcher at NREL
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