Materialism: A Materials Science Podcast
An exploration of the past, present, and future of materials science and engineering.
6 months ago

Episode 39: Reshaping Energy Storage

Taylor and Jared give a brief overview of current energy storage devices and the materials that makes them work. Then they dive into an interview with Joe Sleepy CEO of Capacitech to discuss what his company is doing to revolutionize supercapacitors and their form factor.

Articles Discussed:

  • 2021 Leif E. Asp, A Structural Battery and its Multifunctional Performance
  • 2021 Nick Lavars, "Massless" carbon fiber battery doubles as a structural component

This episode is sponsored by Matmatch. Check out how they can help you find the perfect material for your next engineering project! This episode is also sponsored by Materials Today, an Elsevier community dedicated to the creation and sharing of materials science knowledge and experience through their peer-reviewed journals, academic conferences, educational webinars, and more.

Thanks to Kolobyte and Alphabot for letting us use their music in the show!

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Materialism Team: Taylor Sparks (co-creator, co-host), Andrew Falkowski (co-creator and editing assistance), Jared Duffy (co-host, production, marketing, and editing), Ramsey Issa (co-host and editing assistance).

Keywords: energy storage batteries materials science engineering chemistry physics battery device

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