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Rachid Yazami

Dr. Rachid Yazami, a native of Fez, Morocco, received his MS in electrochemistry and PhD in graphite intercalation compounds for lithium batteries at France’s Grenoble Institute of Technology, and then began his career at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), also in Grenoble, where he rose to research director. He has been a visiting associate in materials science and chemistry at Caltech, in collaboration with JPL/NASA, for 10 years, and in 2010 joined the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore as a visiting professor in materials science. His current research addresses lithium batteries and “beyond lithium” future battery technologies, including liquid anode alkali metal-air and fluoride-ion batteries. Rachid is the recipient of the 2014 Draper Prize and a Member of the Moroccan Academy of Science and Technology.Rachid Yazami is a French Moroccan scientist best known for his research on lithium ion batteries and on Fluoride Ion Batteries. He is the inventor of the graphite anode (negative pole) of lithium ion batteries.

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Thursday, November 3

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