April 12, 2021: Dr. Ostanek received the Purdue Teaching Academy's Award for Exceptional Teaching and Instructional Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Thank you to those supporting Dr. Ostanek for this award!
April 9, 2021: Weisi Li passed his PhD preliminary exam. Congrats Weisi!
January 26, 2021: Our new CFD meshing PC has arrived. Our large-mesh simulations will be no problem now!
January 18, 2021: Two undergraduate research assistants are joining ATFL this semester. Dylan Poe and Connor Pierson are both working on Li-ion battery safety. Welcome to the group!
November 19, 2020: Carl Shi has passed his MS Thesis defense! Congratulations Carl!
November 16, 2020: Weisi Li and Luis Maldonado gave a virtual presentation on their research projects at the 2020 ASME IMECE conference. Nice job!
October 27, 2020: Computed tomography scans of li-ion battery vent caps are now publicly available for download. Two battery caps are available: MTI 18650 and LG MJ1.
September 24, 2020: Dr. Ostanek and Luis visited the DigIndy tunnel for a photo shoot with our sponsors at Citizens Energy Group.
September 12, 2020: Weisi's paper was accepted for publication "Comparison of Current Interrupt Device and Vent Design for 18650 Format Lithium-ion Battery Caps", Journal of Energy Storage. Congrats, Weisi!
August 31, 2020: Dr. Mohammad Parhizi joins ATFL as a post-doctoral researcher, focusing on li-ion battery safety. Welcome, Dr. Parhizi!