Yi Cui Bio
Yi Cui is the Director of Precourt Institute for Energy and a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. His training include B.S. in Chemistry in 1998 at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Ph.D in 2002 at Harvard University, Miller Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, Berkeley. In 2005 he joined in Stanford faculty. He has published ~510 research papers and has an H-index of 207 (Google). In 2014, he was ranked NO.1 in Materials Science by Thomson Reuters as “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”. He is a Fellow of AAAS, Materials Research Society, Electrochemical Society and Royal Society of Chemistry. He is an Executive Editor of Nano Letters. He is a Co-Director of the Bay Area Photovoltaics Consortium, a Co-Director of Battery 500 Consortium and Co-Director of Stanford StorageX Initiative. His selected awards include: DOE Lawrence Award (2020), MRS Medal (2020), Blavatnik National Laureate (2017). He has founded four companies to commercialize technologies from his group: Amprius Inc., 4C Air Inc., EEnotech Inc. and EnerVenue Inc.