Wayne State University

News

  • 8/2018 Wayne State research team creating millimeter-scale lithium-ion battery for autonomous applications
  • 2/2018 Prof. Arava receives the NSF CAREER Award.
  • 10/17 Congratulations to Nirul, Praveen and Sundeep “Micro Buoy” team for winning “Technology Innovation Award” with $15,000 prize money at ‘Internet of H2O’ national level competition organized by Cleveland Water alliance, Digital C and USignite at Sandusky OH, 2017!!!
  • 5/17 Congratulations to Nirul, Praveen, Sundeep and Chad “Micro Buoy” team for winning grand prize of $50,000 at the ErieHack Water Innovation Summit finals today!!!
  • 6/2017 Highlighted in “International Joint Commission/Great Lakes Connection” Newsletter
  • 5/2017 Wayne State University team wins Erie Hack competition
  • 5/2017 Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline.com talks about ErieHack technology challenge winner Micro Buoy
  • 5/2017 Erie Hack grand prize goes to Wayne State team
  • 5/2017 Wayne State Engineering team takes Grand Prize at Erie Hack
  • 4/2017 Research team led by Wayne State engineering personnel advances to Erie Hack finals
  • 6/2016 Andrew, Ann, Justone and Vincent joins the group for undergraduate research, welcome!
  • 6/2016 We have successfully launched “Mobile Energy Lab” outreach program.
  • 6/2016 Congratulations to Nirul for receiving ‘Rumble Fellowship’ for the year 2016-2017!
  • 5/2016 Khalid’s paper on Si anodes for high-temperature battery gets accepted in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Congratulations!
  • 5/2016 Dr. Thangavel joins the group as post-doctoral researcher, welcome!
  • 4/2016 Congratulations to Deepesh for receiving ‘Outstanding Teaching Assistant’ award!!!
  • 3/2016 We have successfully demonstrated Li-ion battery operating up to 150 oC for the first time. Congratulations to entire team for their publication in Advanced Energy Materials journal!
  • 2/2016 Our collaborative work with Prof. Gedanken’s group at Bar-Ilan University (Israel) on “Utilization of solar energy for continuous bioethanol production for energy applications” gets accepted in RSC advances journal
  • 1/2016 Congratulations to Hesham for successfully defending his Ph.D. theses!
  • 12/2015 Congratulations to Daviprasad for successfully defending his M.S. theses!
  • 10/2015 Our first high temperature Li-ion battery research work “Quasi-Solid Electrolytes for High Temperature Lithium Ion Batteries” gets accepted in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,  journal. Congratulations to entire team!
  • 9/2015 Hesham’s paper on Li-S battery gets accepted in JACS, Congratulations!!!
  • 9/2015 Our collaborative work with Prof. Gedanken’s group at Bar-Ilan University (Israel) on “Solar-Energy Driven Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Starch to Bioethanol for Fuel-Cell Applications” gets accepted in ChemSusChem journal
  • 9/2015 Gregory joins the group for undergraduate research, welcome!
  • 8/2015 Dr. Arava invited to speak at the XXIV International Materials Research Congress 2015, Cancun, Mexico
  • 8/2015 Dr. Arava gives Tutorial on “Synthesis and energy related applications of nano materials” at XXIV International Materials Research Congress 2015, Cancun, Mexico
  • 6/2015 Dr. Arava invited to speak at the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)’s  workshop on Engineered Nanocarbons for Electrochemical Energy Storage at CECRI, Karaikudi, India
  • 6/2015 Dr. Bhuvaneswari joins the group as post-doctoral researcher, welcome!
  • 5/2015 Khalid, Abdualrazzag, Hesham and Babu presents their research papers in 227th ECS meeting, Chicago, IL, USA
  • 5/2015 Luiz Fernando joins the group for undergraduate research, welcome!
  • 2/2015 Babu’s paper on Li-S battery gets accepted in Nature Scientific Reports, Congratulations!
  • 2/2015 Dr. Arava invited to speak at the “International Workshop on Engineering and Application of Nanocarbon Materials” at Shandong University Jinan, Shandong Province, China
  • 1/2015 Deepesh joins the group. Welcome!
  • 11/2014 Dr. Arava tour all EVE students to Battery Fabrication facilities at A123 Systems LLC, Romulus, MI, USA
  • 11/2014 Dr. Arava invited to speak at the 8th EMN (Energy, Materials, and Nanotechnology)Fall Meeting at Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 09/2014 Dr. Arava takes all EVE students to “The Battery Show 2014 exhibition” at Novi, Detroit, MI, USA
  • 08/2014 Congratulations to Hesham for receiving ‘Rumble Fellowship’ for the year 2014-2015
  • 08/2014 Jaron L. Bentley joins the group for undergraduate research, welcome!
  • 08/2014 Sukaina joins the group for undergraduate research, welcome!
  • 08/2014 Abdulrazzag joins the group for graduate research, welcome!
  • 07/2014 Congratulations to Rao for receiving OVPR Post-Doctoral Fellows for 2014-2016
  • 07/2014 Dr. Rao joins the group as post-doctoral researcher
  • 05/2014 Hesham joins the group, welcome!
  • 05/2014 Dr. Arava is invited to give a seminar University of Central Florida NanoScience Technology Center.
  • 05/2014 Dr. Arava presents on “Synthesis of Porous 3D Metallic Current Collectors for High Performance Lithium Batteries” at 225thECS Meeting Orlando, FL, USA
  • 01/2014 Dr. Babu joins the group as post-doctoral researcher
  • 01/2014 Khalid joins the group, welcome!
  • 10/2013 Dr. Arava is invited to give a seminar at the Detroit Electrochemical Society Meeting