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Trainee gains research experience in Germany

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Trainee gains research experience in Germany

Sustainable Grid IGERT Trainee, Arturo Gutierrez, participated in a customized research experience in Munich, Germany. This was the second year of the study abroad experience, representing an ongoing relationship between UT Austin and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) while abroad. Arturo attended three conferences, International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (Dresden), Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference (AAB), and ACHEMA Conference (Frankfort). Dr. Gasteiger, in the Department of Chemistry at TUM invited Arturo to present a seminar to chemistry students showcasing his Ph.D. research on the use of polyanion materials as cathodes in lithium ion batteries. While attending the AAB Conference, Arturo presented a 2-hour poster session to an international audience. A full report can be found here: