Aquion Energy Scaling to Manufacturing:
A plant site has been selected in Westmoreland county, about 30
miles from Pittsburgh. Scaled production of batteries will start
Whitacre Delivers TEDx talk at TEDxCMU: Check back to the TEDxCMU website for a posting of the video
Whitacre Hosts Commerce Secretary John Bryson: To talk about innovation and domestic manufacturing
Aquion Energy Wins Two Awards in Fall 2011: Pittsburgh
Technology Council "Tech 50" Award: Best Startup, and the World
Technology Council "Best Energy Technology" (awarded at the UN in
Carnegie Mellon Elia Development Chair: Development chair
given to Professor Whitacre will offer financial
support for two years to encourage more novel research.
Whitacre wins CMU
George Tallman Ladd Research Award: Professor Whitacre
has been awarded the 2010 CMU Ladd Award, which is given annualy in
recognition of outstanding research and professional accomplishments
DoE Announces $5M
grant to CMU/Aquion Energy: Funding is to develop the aqueous
sodium ion battery chemistry that has been under study by the Whitacre
research group over the past 18 months. Carnegie
Mellon Press Release link.
6 New papers
recently accepted to peer review journals: See "publications" link.