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Boston-Based Nanoramic® Laboratories Is the Latest Energy Storage Company to Adopt the Aionics R&D Platform

Nanoramic® Laboratories, the Boston-based energy storage and advanced materials company, is the latest battery company to adopt the Aionics battery informatics R&D platform. Nanoramic, originally spun out of MIT in 2009, develops energy storage solutions for a variety of applications, ranging from electric vehicles to power tools. Nanoramic developed a proprietary battery technology, Neocarbonix™ atContinue reading “Boston-Based Nanoramic® Laboratories Is the Latest Energy Storage Company to Adopt the Aionics R&D Platform”

Battery informatics researcher recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30

The rise of battery informatics has not gone unnoticed by Forbes, who announced the 2022 cohort of 30 Under 30 – Energy last week. The list of 30 North Americans who are “powering a more sustainable future” includes a battery data analyst from Tesla. Stanford University and University of Delaware graduate Dr. Peter Attia wasContinue reading “Battery informatics researcher recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30”

Aionics Chief Scientist Venkat Viswanathan announces at AABC: new initiative using robotics for automated electrolyte discovery

Aionics Chief Scientist Dr. Venkat Viswanathan, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, made a big announcement at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference this week in San Diego. Building on his CMU lab’s first robot “Otto,” Prof. Viswanathan announced new work that introduces a novel workflow coupling robotics to machine-learning for efficient optimizationContinue reading “Aionics Chief Scientist Venkat Viswanathan announces at AABC: new initiative using robotics for automated electrolyte discovery”

Former Aionics Scientific Advisory Board Member Prof. Will Chueh Co-Founds New Battery Materials AI Venture

This week, the Wall Street Journal highlighted an investment from Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital into Mitra Chem, a new AI-driven battery materials development company co-founded by Stanford University’s Prof. Will Chueh, who served as a Scientific Advisor to Aionics from 2019 – 2021. According to the Wall Street Journal: “Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Holdings Inc. is leading aContinue reading “Former Aionics Scientific Advisory Board Member Prof. Will Chueh Co-Founds New Battery Materials AI Venture”

Global Partnership on AI Report Highlights Aionics as Climate Impact Case Study

A new report released this week by the Global Partnership on AI, in collaboration with Climate Change AI and the Centre for AI & Climate, highlights Aionics, Inc. as a case study for how AI can be used to have a positive impact on climate change. The report, titled “Climate Change and AI: Recommendations forContinue reading “Global Partnership on AI Report Highlights Aionics as Climate Impact Case Study”

Prof. Evan Reed of Stanford joins Aionics Scientific Advisory Board

Evan Reed, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, has joined the Scientific Advisory Board of Aionics, Inc., a battery materials informatics startup that spun out of his laboratory in 2018. Prof. Reed’s group focuses on the theory and modeling of nanoscale materials for electronics and energy applications, and materials at conditionsContinue reading “Prof. Evan Reed of Stanford joins Aionics Scientific Advisory Board”

Aionics Partners With Chement to Accelerate Zero-Carbon Cement Production Technology

Are there any parallels between cement production and battery design processes? It may surprise you to find out the answer is yes. Cement is one of humanity’s oldest and most widely used materials. Today’s processes for making cement are nearly 200 years old, and they account for more than 7% of global carbon emissions. Dr.Continue reading “Aionics Partners With Chement to Accelerate Zero-Carbon Cement Production Technology”

Showa Denko Partners with Aionics to Speed Up Battery Materials Discovery

Aionics is proud to announce their partnership with Japanese chemical giant Showa Denko K. K., now several years in the making, to help speed up Showa Denko’s battery materials design process. Using cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning tools offered by the Aionics platform, Showa Denko aims to design and discover quality materials for high efficiencyContinue reading “Showa Denko Partners with Aionics to Speed Up Battery Materials Discovery”

Stanford Researchers Discover Promising New Li-ion Cathodes with Machine Learning and Quantum Mechanical Simulation

In a new study published this week in MRS Bulletin, a Stanford research team led by doctoral student Brandi Ransom and Associate Professor Evan Reed, and including Aionics CEO Dr. Austin Sendek, reported the discovery of two promising new cathode materials for lithium ion batteries using machine learning (ML) models. The two materials, CrOF4 and NbFe3(PO4)6, appear toContinue reading “Stanford Researchers Discover Promising New Li-ion Cathodes with Machine Learning and Quantum Mechanical Simulation”

Aionics Chats With Sila Nanotechnologies CEO Gene Berdichevsky On Si Anode Commercialization

Last week, Sila Nanotechnologies CEO Gene Berdichevsky announced Sila is bringing their proprietary silicon anode technology to market in the personal fitness tracker WHOOP 4.0. The announcement sparked plenty of excitement in the battery world and was even covered by the New York Times (featuring a cameo quote from Aionics Chief Scientist Venkat Viswanathan) and others. Aionics satContinue reading “Aionics Chats With Sila Nanotechnologies CEO Gene Berdichevsky On Si Anode Commercialization”

Aionics to Take Center Stage at the Battery Show

Aionics CEO and Founder Dr. Austin Sendek will feature on the panel “Could AI Be The Game Changer?” at The Battery Show conference this month. The Battery Show is known for bringing together leading advanced battery and electric vehicle engineers, innovators and thought leaders. The panel will be moderated by Scale AI CEO Julien Billot,Continue reading “Aionics to Take Center Stage at the Battery Show”

Aionics Launches a Monthly Newsletter – ‘The State of Battery Informatics’

Aionics, known for revolutionizing the space of battery research, design and deployment (RD&D) using machine learning and high performance compute (HPC) approaches, has launched a newsletter – The State of Battery Informatics. This monthly newsletter will feature leaders from both industry and academia sharing their views on the adoption of computational methods in the space, asContinue reading “Aionics Launches a Monthly Newsletter – ‘The State of Battery Informatics’”