Western-led study reveals new surface chemistry in electric vehicle batteries
In a new study, published in Nature Communications, Western Engineering researcher Xueliang (Andy) Sun and his team of collaborators have shown for the first time that carbon coating not only affects conductivity and performance of electric car battery materials, but also alters the chemistry of the battery material's interactive surface.
Three projects tapped for NSERC Strategic Project Grants
Projects led by Western professors Oleg Semenikhin, Abdallah Shami and Jun Yang are among 77 scientific teams receiving more than $43 million in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) programs.
11th president of the CFD Society of Canada
Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Tony Straatman was named the 11th president of the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Society of
Canada at the 2012 annual conference in Canmore, Alberta.