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Low cost cathode materials for stationary energy storage

PhD defence, Friday 27 November 2020. Solveig Kjeldgaard.

2020.11.27 | Sunitha Satkunam

Solveig Kjeldgaard

During her PhD studies, Solveig Kjeldgaard researched electrode materials for stationary energy storage, with focus on Prussian Blue Analogues (PBA). Solveig Kjeldgaard investigated how different synthesis routes affect the structure of PBA, and the research findings contribute to the understanding of the relationship between synthesis method, structure and properties. Furthermore, Solveig Kjeldgaard has investigated how electrolyte composition, pH and PBA synthesis affects the performance of aqueous PBA/zinc cells.

The PhD study was completed at Department of Engineering, Faculty of Technical Sciences and Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus Universitet.

This summary was prepared by the PhD student.

Time: Friday 27 November 2020 at 13.00.
Place: Building 1514, room 213, Lecture Theatre I, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C.
The PhD defence will also be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Solveig Kjeldgaard, solveig@eng.au.dk.
Title of PhD thesis: Prussian Blue Analogues – a low cost cathode material for stationary energy storage
Contact information: Solveig Kjeldgaard, e-mail: solveig@eng.au.dk, tel.: +45 40 68 94 23.
Members of the assessment committee:
Associate Professor Reza Younesi, Department of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden
Associate Professor Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Professor Sven Gjedde Sommer (chairman), Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark
Main supervisor:
Professor Anders Bentien, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark
Co-supervisor:
Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark
Language: The PhD dissertation will be defended in English

The defence is public.

Due to the coronavirus situation, the PhD thesis will not be available for reading at the offices of the PhD administration. Instead, interested parties may send an e-mail to gradschool.tech@au.dk to receive a digital copy of the PhD thesis. Please note, it may in certain cases be necessary to make an individual arrangement to read the PhD thesis.

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