The JCDREAM Symposium Series

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About the Symposium

JCDREAM tackles issues that threaten the sustainability of the world's ecosystem. This Symposium Series aims to create visible changes in Washington state policies, as well as making positive impacts on a national and global scale.

Join us for engaging discussion and exploration as some of our region’s most distinguished scientific minds come together to develop innovative solutions to the critical materials issues faced by clean energy and transportation sectors in the state. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion and network with others in virtual breakout rooms.

Thought Leaders

JCDREAM has gathered the brightest minds to guide the 2020 Symposium Series. You'll enjoy talks from experts in critical materials, clean energy, alternative fuels, policy, and materials science education.

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Dr. Mei Cai

GENERAL MOTORS | Technical Fellow, Energy Storage Materials Lab Group Manager

Dr. Mei Cai is responsible for technology innovations in advanced energy storage materials for future electric vehicles. Mei has 25 years of industrial research and development experience including extensive experience in novel materials processing for automotive applications.

Mei was recognized as a 2018 Asian American Engineer of the Year for her contributions in fundamental research and technology development. She has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific publications with over 9000 citations, and holds 93 US patents with 90 more pending.

Dr. Jun Liu

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON | WRF Innovation Chair in Clean Energy & Campbell Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

In addition to the above titles, Dr. Jun Liu is a Battelle Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He also serves as the Director of the Innovation Center for the Battery500 Consortium, a multi-institute program supported by the U.S. Department of Energy focused on developing next-generation batteries.

Jun is the recipient of PNNL Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award, the Battery Division Technology Award from The Electrochemical Society (ECS), two R&D100 Awards and the DOE EERE Exceptional Achievement Award. He is an elected member of the Washington Academy of Science, an Electrochemical Society Fellow, a Materials Research Society Fellow, and an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. He has been ranked in the top one percent of highly cited researchers since 2014, and was selected as PNNL's Inventor of the Year in 2012 and 2017.

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Upcoming Events

JCDREAM will be hosting the Symposium Series throughout the next several months. Check out our upcoming sessions and join our email list to get notified when registration is available.
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