John Goodenough

VinFuture Grand Prize Laureates (from left to right) Professors Martin Green, Stanley Whittingham, Rachid Yazami and Akira Yoshino, who collaborated and created the lithium-ion battery. Photo by Ludi E. Tribdino.

Meeting the Creators of Renewable Energy & Battery Storage Technologies Recognized at the 2023 VinFuture…

Electrifying is most appropriate to describe the emotion of being among the creators of renewable and energy storage systems that we all know and depend upon now. At the VinFuture Prize Awards held at the Hanoi Opera House on December 20, the brilliant minds of professors Martin Green, Stanley Whittingham, … [continued]

The Nobel Prize, Exxon & The Beginning Of A Battery Revolution

It would be hard to think of any technology more critical to today’s technological wonders than the lithium-ion battery, which is found in everything from tiny hearing aids to giant power plants. Three pioneers of our “rechargeable world” — John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino — have now won a well-deserved Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work in developing lithium-ion energy storage technology (as reported by Bloomberg).