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Theme: How batteries are changing our electricity infrastructure.

This event occurred on
January 12, 2022
4:00pm - 4:30pm PST
(UTC -8hrs)
Santa Barbara, California
United States

Renewables are changing how we make electricity. Electric cars are changing how we move. Batteries invented to power small devices are enabling these changes. We will explore how batteries, electric vehicles, and the electric grid are connected and how they will evolve in the decades to come.

TEDxSantaBarbaraSalon - Virtual Event
1482 E Valley Road, Suite 466
Santa Barbara, California, 93108
United States
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Dr. Valerio De Angelis, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Labs
Valerio works on energy storage systems at Sandia National Labs, and he maintains, the first public repository of battery data. Before joining Sandia, he was the Executive Director of the City University of NY Energy Institute, where he co-founded Urban Electric Power, a battery manufacturing company. In 1999, Valerio started Mindflash, one of the first cloud-based e-learning platforms that, in 2000, served half of the students at UCSB and grew to 2M users. Valerio holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UCSB and loves to run, swim, play tennis, and build e-bikes.

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Santa Barbara, CA, United States