Lectures from industry leaders

BatteryMBA participants have access to 12 live lectures as part of their course cohort, including 10 battery lectures taught by industry leaders. Below are the topics covered in past lectures. The topics of upcoming lectures will be announced in the fall.  

1.

Clean-tech finance: "Who wants a faster horse?" Living in an age of disruption

Taught by: Gerard Reid, Co-founder of Alexa Capital

2.

Customizing Lithium-Ion Cells - From The First Material Tests to Series Production 

Taught by: Matthias Fesser, Business Development Manager at CUSTOMCELLS

3.

Li-Ion Battery Basics: A non-chemist application centered approach 

Taught by: Claudius Jehle, CEO at volytica diagnostics

4.

"Why you need to write a Battery Biography"
 

Taught by: Veronika Wright, Founder of Electrified Veronika, formerly AVL

5.

Battery End-Of-Life Management and Policies

Taught by: Bhavya Jha, EoL Policy & EU Regulations specialist

6.

Factory line performance and precision engineering

Taught by: Mariano Sydney Rubio, Former Automobile Engineer at SEAT]

7.

Data and optimisation in manufacturing

Taught by:  Marc Jensen, Product Director at Decoded

8.

Energy storage: a key enabler for the energy transition
 

Taught by:  Maxine Ghavi, Head of Grid Edge Solutions at Hitachi ABB Power Grids

9.

Electric Mobility: Strategic Perspectives on Batteries

 

Taught by: Srinath Rengarajan, Global Head of Automotive Research at Oliver Wyman

10.

Career transition in the energy storage sector

Taught by:  Claudia Vergueiro Massei, CEO at Siemens Oman]
 

11.

Customizing Lithium-Ion Cells - From The First Material Tests to Series Production

Taught by: Matthias Fesser, Business Development Manager at CUSTOMCELLS

12.

"The Critical Role of Storage in our World - key questions and discussion points” 

Taught by: Gerard Reid, Co-founder of Alexa Capital

13.

“Batteries from scratch - Understanding lithium ion batteries from the materials up”

 

Taught by: Dr Sam Cooper, Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London

14.

“SOH - Li-Ion-Battery Basics, A non-chemist application-centered"

 

Taught by: Claudius Jehle, CEO volytica diagnostics

15.

“Electrical interconnection and energy storage as key technologies for enabling the future energy system”

Taught by: Dr. Gerhard Salge, CTO Hitachi ABB Power Grids

16.

“Hot N Cold Batteries - Overview of battery thermal management system’s designs and concepts”

Taught by: Katherine Kan, Co-Founder Rovilus

17.

“Batteries for Energy Access”

 

Taught by; Harini Hewa Dewage, Energy Storage and Off-Grid Sector Consultant

18.

“End-of-life management of lithium-ion batteries today and in the future”

 

Taught by: Hans Eric Melin, Managing Director at Circular Energy Storage

19.

 “Digital Twin in Battery Manufacturing”

 

Taught by: Claudia Vergueiro Massei, CEO Siemens Oman

20.

“Battery and Energy Storage Safety Codes and Standards" 

 

Taught by: Ryan Franks, Senior Mechanical Engineer for Battery Reliability Testing and Industrial Acceptance at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory