may, 2021

mon24may4:00 pm4:30 pmIMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON: MEET A SCIENTIST4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Main Events:Family Programme

Event Details

Would you like to meet an Astronaut and find out what it takes to travel into space? Learn how dragonflies have inspired drones and flying machines? Discover how batteries and computers can be used to fight climate change? These questions – and many more – have been answered in our regular Meet a Scientist sessions!

Every week, a guest scientist from Imperial College London gives a short presentation about a different exciting scientific subject and you will have the opportunity to ask anything you like to experts in a wide variety of scientific fields, from Bioengineering to Palaeontology! So get your thinking caps on and join Nova’s Meet a Scientist to learn more about the amazing world around us.

Batteries and computers to fight climate change

Dr. Gabriel Krenzer is a Faraday Institution PhD student in Battery Science from the Department of Materials at Imperial College London. During this talk he will be sharing why batteries are so essential to enabling the energetic transition away from fossil fuels that we desperately need. He will also highlight how he is designing the next generation of batteries using super-computers and other techniques at the interface between Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Computer Science.

Time

(Monday) 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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