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Dr Khalil AMINE
Argonne Distinguished Fellow
Argonne National Laboratory
Research Area:
Development of Advanced Materials and Battery Systems

Dr. Khalil Amine obtained his MA in Chemistry in 1986 and PhD in Materials Science in 1989 from the University of Bordeaux in France. Prior to joining the Argonne National Laboratory in 1998, he led research projects in the research arms of public and private organizations and universities, including the Japan Storage Battery Company, the Osaka National Research Institute and Kyoto University. He is currently a Senior Materials Scientist and an Argonne Distinguished Fellow at Argonne. Since June 2015, he has become the Deputy Director of the Clean Vehicles Consortium in the US-China Clean Energy Research Center.

Dr. Amine is responsible for directing the research and development of advanced materials and battery systems for Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Electric Vehicles (EV), satellite, military and medical applications at Argonne. He is an advisor to the US National Research Council on battery-related technologies and an active member of the Electrochemical Society (ECS), the Material Research Society and the American Ceramic Society. He also serves as the Chair of the 16th International Meeting of Lithium Batteries (IMLB) and the Editor of the Nano-Energy.

Dr. Amine is a five-time recipient of the R&D 100 Award, which is considered as “the Oscar for technology and innovation”. From 1998 to 2008, he was the most cited scientist globally in the field of battery technology. He was given the US Department of Energy Outstanding Scientist Award (2013), the ECS Battery Technology Award (2010) and the International Battery Association Award (2010). A prolific researcher, he is responsible for more than 400 publications in addition to over 160 patents.


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