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Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Day

Featuring the EcoCar Group and a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Battery Manufacturing Laboratory

When: Mar 21, 2011, 11:45 am to 06:00 pm
Where: Reber Building, Penn State [map it]
Cost: Free, but registration is required
Registration Deadline: Registration has closed.

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BEST Day included presentations on Penn State energy activities, battery manufacturing demonstrations, a poster session, lab tours and a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Battery Manufacturing Laboratory.  Attendees learned about our battery and energy storage capabilities and mingle with researchers during an evening reception.


Time Location
11:45 a.m. - noon
125 Reber
Registration / pickup name tag and lunch
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
125 Reber
  • Welcome, Dean Wormley
  • Overview of BEST Research Activities, Professor Chris Rahn
  • Battery Manufacturing Lab and Overview of the BEST Day, Professor Chao-Yang Wang
1:00 - 1:10 p.m.
106-107 Reber
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: Battery Manufacturing Laboratory
Dean Wormley, Professors Tom Richard, Chao-Yang Wang, and Karen Thole
1:10 - 3:00 p.m.
Reber Bldg
BEST Lab Tours, Poster Session, hybrid car projects
Chao-Yang Wang's Labs, Donghai Wang's Labs, Department of Energy EcoCAR
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
125 Reber
BEST Graduate Student Presentations
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
125 Reber



Smart Car


Penn State EcoCar


Materials Research Lab

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